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Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter does not see Africa hosting the Fifa World Cup anytime soon, and claimed that his support for the continent's 2010 tournament hosting rights led to him being forced out of the Zurich-based organisation.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino will continue in his post, world football’s governing body insisted Sunday, as they blasted the launch of Swiss criminal proceedings against him.
Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has called for his successor, Gianni Infantino, to be suspended by the global football governing body after criminal proceedings were opened against him in Switzerland.
A special prosecutor were appointed this month to investigate dealings between Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber and the head of world football.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta believes the club's fans should show their support for Granit Xhaka when they are allowed back into matches, revealing he had to talk the midfielder out of leaving north London.
Roger Federer, who turns 39 next month, says he hopes to play again in front of crowds as he targets his comeback from a knee injury in 2021.
The dollar fell against most currencies on Thursday as a rally in riskier assets such as global equities and commodities put a dent in safe-haven demand for the United States currency.
Credit Suisse wants to raise its China securities joint venture stake to 100 per cent and increase its market share after getting the regulatory green light to take a majority holding, the head of its Asia business said.
The retirement of two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan signals the end of a golden era of Chinese sporting superstars, state media said on Tuesday.
Brown Ideye has announced his departure from Greek Super League side Aris Thessaloniki after reaching the end of his contract.
Switzerland has named a special prosecutor to review criminal complaints against FIFA chief Gianni Infantino and Attorney-General Michael Lauber.
The Swiss government will impose a 10-day quarantine on arrivals from ‘high-risk’ countries from July 6, according to a statement by the Federal Council.
Former Flying Eagles invitee Sebastian Osigwe penned an emotional farewell to Swiss club Kriens after confirming his exit from the club.
Nigerian striker Tosin Aiyegun produced an outstanding performance to lead his side FC Zürich to a victory over St Gallen on Thursday.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury, the Bundesliga club announced on Friday.
The German Government and Lufthansa have agreed on a much-anticipated bailout deal to help the airline cope with losses from the coronavirus pandemic, both sides announced on Monday.
Manchester City’s appeal against a two-season ban from European competition by UEFA will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport from June 8-10, the Swiss court confirmed on Tuesday.
The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Tuesday urged potential tenants to always verify electricity bill status before renting apartments in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States.
Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos while briefing the media after the second edition of the monthly meeting of heads of maritime parastatals, held at the NIMASA headquarters.
China said it has made headway in cracking down on illegal online businesses, said a report on the country’s cybersecurity in 2019.
Kwara has recorded eight new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as at 11.45p.m on Monday, Aug 10.
Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says repentant terrorists revealed that a serving northern governor is a Boko Haram leader. Mailafia said this on ‘Morning Crossfire’ programme on Nigeria Info Abuja 95.1FM on Monday.
The trial of Sudan's ousted ex-president Omar al-Bashir was delayed Monday at the request of his defence, a prosecution lawyer said.
Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara state has sought for a close working relationship with emirs in the state so as to deal with bandits and other forms of criminality in the state.
The President of the United Nations General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has called for global recommitment to nuclear disarmament.
Special Adviser to Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, has challenged Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state to reconcile the pious posture he bandied on national television on Saturday morning, with the directives he gave to known political thugs in a video that went viral recently.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has urged Nigerians to desist from politicising issues of insecurity affecting many part of the country.