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Egyptian investigators inspect a light aircraft which crashed on landing at Gouna airport, near Hurghada on the Red Sea coast, on August 6, 2020. (AFP)

Two dead as light aircraft crashes in Egypt

A light aircraft crashed on landing at Egypt’s Gouna Airport on the Red Sea coast on Thursday killing the two pilots on board, the civil aviation ministry said.
The protagonist of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, says that the on – going struggle for an independent Biafra is legitimate and necessary.

Ralph Uwazuruike: Western leaders are hypocritical on Biafra

Founder of the Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, and Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, BIM-MASOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has accused Western leaders, including Britain and the United States of America, of being hypocritical on the issue of Biafran independence.
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Dollar slips after political wrangling slows rally

A dollar rebound faltered on Tuesday as political wrangling over a United States relief plan and the gloomy outlook weighed on the currency.
Tottenham defender Danny Rose has joined Newcastle on loan. (Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images)

England defender says suffering racism is ‘everyday life’

England defender Danny Rose has detailed his experiences of being racially profiled, stating: "I just laugh because I know what's coming".
FIFA President Gianni Infantino after his speech during the UEFA Congress REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

FIFA says no reason for Swiss authorities to investigate Gianni Infantino

Global soccer body FIFA has said there is no reason for Swiss authorities to launch criminal proceedings against its president Gianni Infantino who will continue in his role as normal.
Asisat Oshoala was delighted to be crowned African Women's Player of the Year for a fourth time at the Caf Awards Gala on Tuesday night.

Asisat Oshoala bags brace in Barcelona friendly win vs Montpellier

Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala scored two goals in Barcelona women’s 3-0 win against Montpellier, in a friendly game in Spain on Sunday.
Premier league campaigners Chelsea have reportedly listed £70m-rated Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic their No 1 target for winter transfer window if their transfer ban is lifted.

Manchester United make fresh contact with Lazio over Sergej Milinkovic-Savic

Manchester United have opened discussions with Italian side Lazio over the transfer of Serbian midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, according to reports.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Serbia registers record number of daily coronavirus cases

Serbian health authorities confirmed on Sunday another 467 cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, which is the highest daily number since the beginning of the outbreak in March.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Spain’s second coronavirus virus wave swells, fueling concern across Europe

Spain is scrambling to stay ahead of new outbreaks of the coronavirus that prompted the U.K. to impose a quarantine on travelers returning from the country, dealing a new blow to its tourism-dependent economy.
Timo Werner scored one last winning goal with his final touch for RB Leipzig on Saturday.

Chelsea plan £31.3 million striker signing to partner Timo Werner

Chelsea are keen to sign a striker from Real Madrid to further boost their attack, while Liverpool are targeting a USA international midfielder, according to Monday’s transfer gossip.

Austrian bans flights from Balkans to avoid imported virus cases

Austria on Tuesday said it was suspending passenger flights from most Balkan countries, Moldova and Egypt to lower the risk of travellers infected with coronavirus entering the country.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s Chief of Staff Gergely Gulyas said that Hungarian health officials have placed 154 countries into three risk categories based on numbers of coronavirus infections.

Hungary bars travel from Africa, Asia

Hungary’s government said Sunday it was barring travel from Africa, most of Asia apart from China and Japan, and restricting entry from several European countries after worldwide spikes in coronavirus cases.
Out-of-form Real Madrid striker Luka Jović caused quite the stir last week when he took a flight to Serbia to celebrate his girlfriend’s birthday, breaking Real Madrid’s 14-day quarantine rules.

Real Madrid set to listen to offers for Luka Jovic

Jovic was signed to be a back up to Karim Benzema and in few seasons time he would be promoted to be the main striker of the team but it seems such aspiration won’t come to fulfilment.

Nemanja Matic ‘very, very confident’ as Manchester United target third-place finish

Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic says that he is “very, very confident” as the Red Devils push to end the season in third place in the Premier League.
European Union (EU) leaders will hold a video summit on Thursday in a bid to agree on a shared fiscal response to a recession looming as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, though there is little hope of a breakthrough.

EU opens borders to 15 countries, excludes Nigeria, others

The Council of the European Union has opened its borders to 15 countries, excluding Nigeria.
Ogenyi Onazi is looking forward to making his first appearance for Turkish Super Lig outfit, Denizlispor against champions Galatasaray on Sunday .

Ogenyi Onazi set to quit Turkish club for Serbian champions after six months

Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi is set to quit Turkish Super Lig Denizlispor for Serbian Champions Red Star Belgrade after six months.

Nigerians, others excluded from list of travellers to Europe

Nigerians have been excluded from the list of countries whose nationals will be allowed in the region when the borders are open from July 1 by the European Union Commission.
European Union (EU) leaders will hold a video summit on Thursday in a bid to agree on a shared fiscal response to a recession looming as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, though there is little hope of a breakthrough.

European Union holds off decision on borders; Americans set to be excluded

European Union countries failed to settle on Friday on a final "safe list" of countries whose residents could travel to the bloc from July, with the United States, Brazil and Russia set to be excluded.

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Chelsea manager Frank Lampard on the pitch before the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS-Michael Dalder

Frank Lampard promises to ‘keep moving forward’ as he reflects on first season in...

Frank Lampard says he is ‘really proud’ of his Chelsea players this season and has promised to ‘keep moving forward’ as he reflects on his first season in charge at Stamford Bridge.
Masari spoke in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting he held with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari: We could’ve used army, police to overrun opposition during elections

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, said if not for the respect All Progressives Congress, APC, has for the country, it could have used the army, the police and other security agencies to overrun the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 elections.

INEC heads to Supreme Court over Court of Appeal judgement on parties deregistration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would approach the Supreme Court over conflicting judgements by the Court of Appeal on recently deregistered political parties.
The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

Governor Uzodinma backs Mamman Daura on rotational presidency

Imo State governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma, has lent credence to the position of President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, Mamman Daura on rotational presidency, saying the nation will be better off if merit is allowed to drive the political processes.

Man, friend in court for allegedly taking turns to defile 15-year-old stepdaughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, ordered that a 50-year-old man, Paul Nnadi, and his friend, be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre, Lagos for allegedly taking turns to rape his 15-year-old stepdaughter.