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President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

Gianni Infantino confirms FIFA opposed to La Liga plans for game in USA

FIFA are opposed to La Liga's plans to stage the match between Barcelona and Girona later this season in the United States, Gianni Infantino confirmed on Friday.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 04, 2018 Manchester United's French midfielder Paul Pogba controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Manchester United at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on May 4, 2018.Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has warned the club not to sell France World Cup star Paul Pogba and instead to focus on strengthening the squad. Speculation about the midfielder's future is rife, with reports of interest from Barcelona, but Ferdinand has told executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward he must keep hold of the 25-year-old./ AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK /

Barcelona director hints they haven’t given up on Paul Pogba transfer

The World Cup winner has hit the headlines throughout the summer due to his apparently strained relationship with manager Jose Mourinho, despite being named captain for the Red Devils’ opening league match of the season – a 2-1 victory over Leicester.

CHAN: Nigeria to play Angola in quarter-final

The group stage of the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) ended yesterday after final matches in Group D were dispatched.

CHAN: Rwanda out as Libya, Nigeria await quarter-final opponents

Final games in Group C of the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) ended yesterday. Nigeria beat Equatorial Guinea to top the group whiles Libya sneaked through to the next round after beating Rwanda in a crunch tie.

CHAN: Libya and Super Eagles reach quarter-finals

Libya scored three minutes into stoppage time to edge Rwanda 1-0 Tuesday and snatch an African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals place behind Group C winners Nigeria.

CHAN: Super Eagles held by Rwanda’s Amavubi in Tangiers

The home-based Super Eagles failed to claim a win as they were held 0-0 by Rwanda in their opening match of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Monday.

VAR technology to be used at CHAN in Morocco

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology will be used for the first time at an African tournament at next year's African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco.

Morocco court annuls ruling on paternity outside marriage

A Moroccan appeals court has struck down a ruling that for the first time recognised a man as the father of a child born outside of marriage.

Morocco prepares to test ‘fastest train in Africa’

Engineers in Morocco are preparing to test the Arab world's first high-speed railway this week with trains reaching 320km/h, the country's rail office said on Monday.

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The Police in Delta State has vowed to track down killers of the Delta State University (DELSU) student, Elizino Joshualia Ogege who was gruesomely murdered by persons suspected to be ritual killers.

Farouk Lawan demanded $500,000 bribe – Femi Otedola tells court

Businessman, Femi Otedola, on Wednesday, revealed that a former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, demanded a $500,000 bribe from him to remove his company, Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited from the list of oil companies allegedly involved in fuel subsidy fraud.

Yahaya Bello promises N100 million reward for information on aide’s killers

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised a N100 million reward to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of those that killed Malam Yusuf Adabenege, his Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism.

Kogi: Why we shut telecoms facilities

The Kogi state government on Wednesday countered the claims of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTON) over the shutting down of facilities in the State, saying the action was based on court orders.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s provincial chairmen meeting at the party headquarters in Ankara on March 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - ADEM ALTAN

Recep Erdogan takes aim at George Soros over jailed Turkish philanthropist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused George Soros of aiding a jailed Turkish philanthropist facing hugely controversial charges of seeking the overthrow of the government, describing the Hungary-born American billionaire as a "famous Hungarian Jew".