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Nwankwo Kanu: Vincent Enyeama one of the best goalkeepers in the world

Former Super Eagles skipper, Nwankwo Kanu, has paid a glowing tribute to the former Lille of France goaltender, Vincent Enyeama, saying he was one of the best in the world.
2. Ghana’s football followers are still basking in the euphoria of Eddie Nketiah’s involvement in the Arsenal’s FA Cup victorious outing.

Nwankwo Kanu thanks Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal for the FA Cup birthday gift

Former Nigeria skipper Nwankwo Kanu is grateful that Arsenal under Mikel Arteta won the 14th English FA Cup on his birthday, saying that it was a double celebration for him and his entire family.
SC Heerenveen attacker Chidera Ejike says former Nigeria international Austin Okocha is one of his footballing god and had a huge influence on his career.

Ahmed Musa: Jay-Jay Okocha is the greatest Nigerian player ever

Super Eagles skipper, Ahmed Musa, has disclosed that Austin Jay-Jay Okocha is the greatest Nigerian player ever to play football.
Argentina skipper, Lionel Messi, could play until he is almost 40, according to long-time Barcelona team-mate Xavi.

Xavi Hernandez: Lionel Messi won’t retire until he is 40

The six-time Ballon d’Or winner, 32, was in typically stellar form for Barca this season, scoring 24 goals in all competitions before the coronavirus pandemic brought a halt to proceedings.
Former national team skipper, Joseph Yobo, has revealed how Taiye Taiwo brought aura into the Super Eagles.

Joseph Yobo: How Taye Taiwo brought aura to Super Eagles

Former national team skipper, Joseph Yobo, has revealed how Taiye Taiwo brought aura into the Super Eagles.
Three months into the novel coronavirus pandemic, it’s still unclear which drugs could combat the viral disease and which won’t — despite public figures like President Donald Trump extolling the unproven promise of some medications.

Scientists racing to find the best drugs to treat pandemic

Three months into the novel coronavirus pandemic, it’s still unclear which drugs could combat the viral disease and which won’t — despite public figures like President Donald Trump extolling the unproven promise of some medications. With public health on the line, the scientific community is searching for answers faster than ever.
Arsenal took a huge step towards the Europa League final as a double from Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s late strike earned a 3-1 semi-final, first leg win over Valencia on Thursday.

Paris Saint-Germain join Barcelona in race for Arsenal skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Paris Saint-Germain have made a move for Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang just few days when the news broke that Barcelona are speaking with the striker’s representatives.
Granit Xhaka has defended Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, saying the Arsenal top scorer had 'big balls' to step up and take what chould have been a match-winning penalty against Tottenham.

Arsenal skipper to miss Chelsea clash after VAR red card against Crystal Palace

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is set to miss three ` matches - including a London derby date with Chelsea - after being shown a straight red card against Crystal Palace on Saturday.
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Nwankwo Kanu hails Delta governor for developing sports

Former Super Eagles Skipper and football legend Kanu Nwankwo, has commended the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa’s commitment to the development of sports in Delta State.
Andre Ayew

AFCON: Andre Ayew impressed with Black Stars’ determination

Skipper of the Black Stars of Ghana, Andre Dede Ayew, has indicated that he has been impressed with the determination exhibited by the players at their training camp ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament.
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Super Eagles’ Semi Ajayi reacts after 2019 AFCON snub

Super Eagles star Semi Ajayi has reacted after he was dropped alongside Leicester City's Kelechi Iheanacho from the 23-man Super Eagles squad for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Six alleged drug traffickers to pay N180m bail

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday admitted six men facing trial for drug trafficking to bail in the sum of N30 million each.
Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi’s Middlesbrough jersey number has been revealed, the former Chelsea midfielder will wear Number 2.

Mikel Obi expresses readiness for Boro’s promotion battle

New Boro signing John Obi Mikel says Boro’s ambition and mentality helped persuade him that Teesside was the place to be this season.

Flying Eagles battle Mauritania in U20 AFCON playoff after edging past Guinea Bissau

The Flying Eagles will now battle shock troopers Mauritania in the final playoff for a place at the 2019 AFCON in Niger after they edged past Guinea Bissau today in Calabar.

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Ondo governor approves second term inauguration committee

Ahead of his inauguration for the second term in office, Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday approved the setting up of a 25-member committee.
3. At least 27 police stations were incinerated last week in Lagos, after violence erupted across the commercial hub as a fallout of the military shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki.

#EndSARS: Lagos government directs MDAs to forward list of destroyed properties

Sequel to the recent unrest in Lagos State which resulted in wanton destruction to some government properties, items, and valuables, the state government on Friday directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to send the list of all affected properties, items and other valuables in their domain.
Liberian President George Weah on Friday inaugurated a new national carrier for the West African country, named Lone Star Air, about 30 years after the country’s previous airline went bust.

Liberia launches new national carrier ‘Lone Star Air’

Liberian President George Weah on Friday inaugurated a new national carrier for the West African country, named Lone Star Air, about 30 years after the country’s previous airline went bust.
John Nkengasong, Africa's Director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), speaks during an interview with Reuters at the African Union (AU) Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 11, 2020. REUTERS-Tiksa Negeri

Africa CDC warns of possible second wave of virus infection

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday urged the African continent to brace itself for possible second wave COVID-19 infections.
Ms Comfort Lamptey, UN Women Country Representative to Nigeria, gave the commendation during the launch of activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the UNSCR 1325 in Abuja.

UN lauds Nigeria for implementing programmes on women

The United Nations (UN) has commended the Federal Government on the implementation of its (UN) Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 programmes on women, peace and security in Nigeria.