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AfDB: Why we support Akinwumi Adesina’s re-election – Nigerian fish farmers

The Nigeria Fish Farmers Association (NFAN) says it supports the re-election of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) because of his numerous achievements.
League Two side Bradford City have announced Hope Akpan and nine other players have not been offered new contracts.

Bradford City release Nigeria midfielder

League Two side Bradford City have announced Hope Akpan and nine other players have not been offered new contracts.
A Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo, photographed in 2017. In a first, one of the zoo's Malayan tigers, Nadia, has tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19. Six other big cats are also showing symptoms of the illness. GETTY IMAGES

US zoo tiger tests positive to coronavirus

A 4-year-old female Malayan tiger, Nadia, has tested positive to coronavirus, becoming the first of its kind to be declared so, officials from the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo in New York said in a statement on Sunday.

ITF suspends graduation ceremonies

Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has said it is suspending all graduation ceremonies for 2019 until further notice, in order to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Crystal Palace and West Ham are battling to sign the Hull City forward Jarrod Bowen.

West Ham ‘agree deal’ to sign sought-after Jarrod Bowen

West Ham have reportedly won the race for Jarrod Bowen, beating the likes of Crystal Palace and Newcastle to his signature.
Liverpool have announced that midfielder Herbie Kane has joined Championship side Hull City on loan for the remainder of the season.

Liverpool’s Herbie Kane joins Hull until end of season

Liverpool have announced that midfielder Herbie Kane has joined Championship side Hull City on loan for the remainder of the season.
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Hull City defender diagnosed with bowel cancer

Hull City defender Angus MacDonald has been diagnosed with bowel cancer, the club has confirmed.
Leicester City star Harry Maguire has not been affected by links to Manchester United and Manchester City, insisted captain Wes Morgan.

Manchester United agree £80 million deal for Leicester’s Harry Maguire

Manchester United have reached an agreement to sign England centre-back Harry Maguire from Leicester for £80m - a world-record fee for a defender.

Full list of D’Tigers players for FIBA World Cup

Here is the full list of players invited by ’Tigers Head Coach, Alex Nwora, for the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup in China.
Eric Trump, the son of President Donald Trump, was spat on by a waitress as he visited a popular upscale bar in Chicago Tuesday night during his visit to the city, but declined to press charges against the woman, according to The Trump Organization.

Donald Trump’s son alleges he was spat on in Florida, woman arrested

Eric Trump, the son of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Wednesday, alleged he was spat on as he visited a popular upscale bar in Chicago.
John Mikel Obi admitted is nice to lead Middlesbrough out for the second consecutive game following Saturday’s hard fought 1-0 home win against Hull City at the Riverside Stadium.

Mikel Obi tasks Boro strikers to be more clinical in front of goal

John Obi Mikel admits there’s a nervousness about Boro when they play at the Riverside – but has called on his teammates to be fearless on home turf in the remaining weeks of the season.
Andy Robertson- ‘You don’t get lucky over a 38-game season. Whoever wins deserves it, and if it turns out to be Man City we will hold our hands up and move on to next season.’ Clive Brunskill-Getty Images

Liverpool’s Andy Robertson grateful to ‘fantastic’ Everton coach Marco Silva

Liverpool full-back Andy Robertson paid tribute to Everton coach Marco Silva before Sunday's Merseyside derby, highlighting the impact he had on his career during their time together at Hull City.
Tigers in the water at a tiger park in China. [Stringer-Reuters]

China reverses tiger, rhino decision after outcry

China has reversed a controversial decision to lift a 25-year-old ban on the use of tiger and rhino parts in science and traditional medicine after an outcry from environmental activists.
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China postpones trade of rhino horns, tiger parts

China has postponed the lifting of a ban on the trade of rhino horn and tiger parts for medicine and other uses.
FILE PHOTO- Cameroon's President Paul Biya is seen at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, U.S. September 22, 2017. REUTERS-Stephanie Keith - RC1A35221360-File Photo

Cameroon urged to initiate dialogue and end ongoing crisis

The Cameroon government as well as the international community have been urge to weigh in and resolve the ongoing crisis in the English regions of the country.
Diego Maradona

Maradona’s new club owned by powerful clan with shady ties

The latest chapter in Argentine football legend Diego Maradona's colorful career will be coaching Mexican second-division club Dorados, a team owned by a powerful family that has faced accusations of ties to drug trafficking.

Five dead tiger cubs confiscated in Vietnam

Police have arrested three men in central Vietnam after five endangered tiger corpses were found in their possession, state media reported on Wednesday.

Police capture lions, tigers, jaguar after escaping from German zoo

The police on Friday caught several large animals, including lions, tigers, a jaguar after they escaped from a zoo in the Eifel mountain range in western Germany on Friday.

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Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

AC Milan join Napoli in race for Victor Osimhen

In a surprise development, Football Italia reported Milan had entered the race to sign Lille striker, although Napoli still remain strong contenders.
Acting Secretary, Health and Human Services Secretariat in the Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA, Dr Mohammed Kawu has tested positive for Covid-19.

FCT health secretary discharged from isolation centre

The Acting Secretary of the FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat, Dr Mohammed Kawu, has been discharged from the Asokoro District Hospital, Abuja, where he has been receiving treatment for COVID 19.
Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen strikes again as Lille beat Strasbourg 2-0 at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in the Ligue 1 encounter.

Victor Osimhen re-evaluates Napoli offer, to decide over the next 48 hours

Sources stated last week that he was ready to reject the move, not so much because of Napoli, but as an act of defiance against those close to him who were trying to orchestrate the transfer.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 5

House of Reps quizzes NDDC over N70.495 billion awarded contracts

The House of Representatives at the weekend flagged off its investigation into the N70.495 billion allegedly paid by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to 1,773 contractors as mobilization fees without resorting to site, between 2008 and 2012.

Presidency: Why 2020 budget was increased despite drop in revenue

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Umar El-Yakub, has said the decision of the Presidency to increase the 2020 Budget despite drop in revenue was meant to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nation’s economy.