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Oscars 2020: No host for the Sunday’s Academy Awards

No one will be assigned to host the 2020 Oscar event on Sunday night after 2019’s host-free experiment merited a rating spike.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has included Odion Ighalo in his update Europa League squad.

Odion Ighalo not included in Manchester United’s winter break squad

Manchester United new boy Odion Ighalo will not enjoy a warm weather training camp with his new team-mates in Spain next week.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane completed an astonishing transfer U-turn by confirming Gareth Bale's place in his squad for the coming season.

Gernot Bale will spend at least two more years at Real Madrid – agent

Gareth Bale will spend “at least another two years” at Real Madrid, according to his agent, with transfer talk around the Welshman played down once again.
Manchester United signing Odion Ighalo has been undergoing a special fitness regime following his return to English football.

Paul Pogba out, Odion Ighalo in Manchester United training camp

Paul Pogba has been left out of Manchester United’s warm-weather training camp in Spain to continue his rehabilitation from ankle surgery.
Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo on Sunday, said he was proud after reaching 50 goals as a Bianconeri player following his side’s 3-0 victory against Fiorentina in the Serie A.

Cristiano Ronaldo: I thought I’d be a fisherman at 35

Cristiano Ronaldo thought by the age of 35 he would be a “fisherman in Madeira” and remains convinced of Champions League glory with Juventus.
The result leaves them a ridiculous 22 points behind league leaders Liverpool and after the game, Pep Guardiola and his players had a frank discussion which lasted a whopping 45 minutes.

Pep Guardiola blames Real Madrid for Eden Hazard’s poor form

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has taken blamed Real Madrid for Eden Hazard’s difficult start in his first season in Spain.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi could end up staying at the club for another five years.

Lionel Messi tipped to leave Barcelona, may join Pep Guardiola at Manchester City

Manchester City are monitoring Lionel Messi’s public fall-out with Barcelona should he exercise a clause in his contract and leave Camp Nou this summer.
Didier Drogba believes Paris Saint-Germain's exceptional strikers Neymar and Kylian Mbappe will both win the Ballon d'Or during their careers.

Neymar tips Kylian Mbappe to become one of the best ever

Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar says it is a "huge honour" for him to line up alongside Kylian Mbappe - a player he believes is capable of going down in history if he continues on his current trajectory.
All the players except Elizabeth Balogun from Louisville University, USA, are already in the D’Tigress camp in Serbia ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Qualifying Tournament, which will begin on Thursday in Belgrade.

11 D’Tigress hit camp for Tokyo 2020 qualifier

All the players except Elizabeth Balogun from Louisville University, USA, are already in the D’Tigress camp in Serbia ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Qualifying Tournament, which will begin on Thursday in Belgrade.
As the coronavirus epidemic infected about 11,000 people and killed 258, according to figures released Saturday, Singapore and Mongolia have imposed sweeping bans on arrivals by land, sea or air from China.

Belgium records first case of coronavirus

Belgium has confirmed the first case of the new coronavirus in its territory, local media reported on Tuesday. The patient is one of nine Belgian citizens who were evacuated from Wuhan, China on Sunday.
Kepa Arrizabalaga

Chelsea shortlist Premier League goalkeeper to replace Kepa Arrizabalaga

Crystal Palace goalkeeper Vicente Guaita is top of the shortlist to replace Kepa Arrizabalaga at Chelsea.
Barcelona forward Ansu Fati on Sunday made history after scoring a brace in his side’s La Liga 2-1 victory over Levante.

Ansu Fati makes history in Barcelona’s 2-1 win over Levante

Barcelona forward Ansu Fati on Sunday made history after scoring a brace in his side’s La Liga 2-1 victory over Levante.
Ghana boss Charles Kwabla Akonnor has held talks with captain Andre Ayew and striker Jordan Ayew in the United Kingdom concerning the coach's plans for the national team.

Ghana coach Charles Akonnor kicks off European tour

Ghana boss Charles Kwabla Akonnor has held talks with captain Andre Ayew and striker Jordan Ayew in the United Kingdom concerning the coach's plans for the national team.
The ability of the new coronavirus to spread is strengthening and infections could continue to rise, China’s National Health Commission said on Sunday, with nearly 2,000 people in China infected and 56 killed by the disease.

China’s death toll from coronavirus hits 259

China’s death toll from a new virus rose to 259 on Saturday and a World Health Organization official said other governments need to prepare for “domestic outbreak control” if the disease spreads in their countries.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

Immigration arrests five stowaways aboard vessel

Operatives of the Lagos Seaports and Marine Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service have arrested five suspected stowaways aboard a tanker vessel enroute Las Palmas, Spain.
Ghana international Thomas Teye Partey was in action as his Atletico Madrid side succumbed to a 1-0 loss to city rivals Real Madrid in La Liga action in Spain on Saturday.

Thomas Partey impresses but Atletico lose to Real in Madrid derby

Ghana international Thomas Teye Partey was in action as his Atletico Madrid side succumbed to a 1-0 loss to city rivals Real Madrid in La Liga action in Spain on Saturday.
Samuel Umtiti turned down a January move to Arsenal, electing to stay and fight for his place at Barcelona despite the Catalans being willing to sell the centre-back.

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti snubbed Arsenal switch

Samuel Umtiti turned down a January move to Arsenal, electing to stay and fight for his place at Barcelona despite the Catalans being willing to sell the centre-back.
African superstar Cedric Bakambu poked Barcelona after last-minutes transfer ditch on deadline day, while he was travelling to Spain via Hong Kong.

African star poke Barca over last minutes transfer ditch

African superstar Cedric Bakambu poked Barcelona after last-minutes transfer ditch on deadline day, while he was travelling to Spain via Hong Kong.

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As part of it’s resolve to end the long-standing misunderstanding occasioning clashes between supporters of Katsina United and Kano Pillars, the League Management Company, LMC, on Thursday brought the two sides together towards working

LMC brokers peace between Kano Pillars and Katsina United

As part of it’s resolve to end the long-standing misunderstanding occasioning clashes between supporters of Katsina United and Kano Pillars, the League Management Company, LMC, on Thursday brought the two sides together towards working out a truce between regional rivals.
The ex-rebel leader Riek Machar, center, and President Salva Kiir of South Sudan, left, at a news conference in Juba on Thursday. Peter Louis-Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

South Sudan rebel leader sworn in as vice president

South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar took the oath of office as First Vice President on Saturday formally rejoining the government.
Alexandre Lacazette has told Bukayo Saka to commit his future to the club, in a message on social media.

Alexandre Lacazette begs Bukayo Saka to commit future to Arsenal

Alexandre Lacazette has told Bukayo Saka to commit his future to the club, in a message on social media.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has said its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service would resume operations on Thursday.

NRC: Nigerians to enjoy hourly train services on Lagos-Ibadan route soon

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says Nigerians will soon enjoy hourly train services on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line.
Stanley Dimgba kept his feet on the pedals of his fine scoring form, controlling Cyril Olisema’s chipped pass to send in a low strike and give Enyimba the lead four minutes before the interval. Three minutes later, youngster Anayo Iwuala spearheaded a swift break to set up Victor Mbaoma, who picked his spot from the edge of the box, handing Fatai Osho’s side a two-goal lead at the break.

Victor Mbaoma: I’ve fulfilled part of my mission in Enyimba

Victor Mbaoma has told newsmen that he has fulfilled one of his essential objectives that influenced his decision to join Enyimba of Aba last year.