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Dollar slips after political wrangling slows rally

A dollar rebound faltered on Tuesday as political wrangling over a United States relief plan and the gloomy outlook weighed on the currency.
Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Finidi George backs Victor Osimhen to shine in Italy

Former Super Eagles and Ajax forward Finidi George is backing Victor Osimhen to shine in the color of Napoli next season.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino after his speech during the UEFA Congress REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

FIFA says no reason for Swiss authorities to investigate Gianni Infantino

Global soccer body FIFA has said there is no reason for Swiss authorities to launch criminal proceedings against its president Gianni Infantino who will continue in his role as normal.
Russian President, Vladimir Putin - AFP PHOTO - Sputnik - Alexey NIKOLSKY

US: Russia behind spread of virus disinformation

Russian intelligence services are using a trio of English-language websites to spread disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic, seeking to exploit a crisis that America is struggling to contain ahead of the presidential election in November, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
Former Nigerian international Austine Jay Jay Okocha once said he never knew he is a black footballer until he got to, where he suffered racial abuse while playing in the German Bundesliga.

Super Eagles star names Jay-Jay Okocha as his football idols

Super Eagles star Josh Maja has named Austin Jay-Jay Okocha as his football idols when growing up.
West Ham, Crystal Palace enter race along with Rangers & Everton for Nigerian striker Josh Maja.

Josh Maja hopes for more Super Eagles chance

Girondis Bordeaux forward Josh Maja aims to prove his Nigeria call-up is not just a lucky break by proving himself at club level.
Ukrainian experts have gained access to the black box flight recorders of the Ukrainian plane that crashed in Iran, Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said on Friday.

Iran: Ukrainian airliner black boxes sent to France

Iran has sent to France the black boxes of a Ukrainian passenger plane its forces mistakenly shot down in January, a foreign ministry official said in a media report Saturday.
Joe Aribo has stated he feels no different playing for either the Nigeria national team or his Scottish Premiership club Rangers.

Joe Aribo: No difference playing for Nigeria or Rangers

Joe Aribo has stated he feels no different playing for either the Nigeria national team or his Scottish Premiership club Rangers.

Austrian bans flights from Balkans to avoid imported virus cases

Austria on Tuesday said it was suspending passenger flights from most Balkan countries, Moldova and Egypt to lower the risk of travellers infected with coronavirus entering the country.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s Chief of Staff Gergely Gulyas said that Hungarian health officials have placed 154 countries into three risk categories based on numbers of coronavirus infections.

Hungary bars travel from Africa, Asia

Hungary’s government said Sunday it was barring travel from Africa, most of Asia apart from China and Japan, and restricting entry from several European countries after worldwide spikes in coronavirus cases.
Club Brugge forward Emmanuel Dennis has named his goals against Manchester United and Real Madrid as the highlights of his 2019-20 campaign.

Premier League perfect for Emmanuel Dennis – Club Brugge boss

Club Brugge manager Philippe Clement hopes Emmanuel Dennis will get the chance to play for a Premier League club.
Lt Col Alexander Vindman arrives at the US Capitol in Washington DC, on 8 July. Mandel Ngan-AFP-Getty Images

Witness in Donald Trump’s impeachment retires from military amid pressure

A key witness who gave testimony about President Donald Trump during the impeachment hearings on Wednesday retired from the military, citing pressure on his career advancement, his lawyer said.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Ukraine reports 921 new coronavirus cases, total tally nears 35,000

Another 921 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Ukraine in the past 24 hours, taking the total tally of confirmed cases to 34,984, the country’s health ministry said Friday.

Nigeria improves in US fiscal transparency assessment

The United States has classified Nigeria among 14 countries that made “significant progress” towards meeting its minimum fiscal transparency requirements in 2019.
Football leagues across Europe have been suspended since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed over 100,000 lives throughout the continent.

Ukrainian match postponed after players test positive for coronavirus

The Ukrainian Premier League said on Saturday it had postponed one of its matches after several players tested positive for coronavirus.
Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 20

Taribo West: Joe Aribo too weak to play for Super Eagles

Former Super Eagles defender Taribo West says Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo is too weak to play for the team.
Premier League teams are in the race to sign Nigerian attacker Emmanuel Dennis following his impressive performance for his club side Club Brugge.

Emmanuel Dennis open to Club Brugge exit

Nigeria forward Emmnauel Dennis is open to leaving Belgian Pro League champions Club Brugge this summer.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.

Super Eagles striker wins club’s top scorer award in France

Super Eagles striker, Josh Maja, has been announced as Bordeaux’s top scorer in all competitions in the 2019/2020 season according to the club’s website.

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The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has renamed its Postgraduate Hall after Senator Joseph Waku, the late Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, who died on February 3, 2019.

FUTA suspends student who ‘hacked’ Premium Times website

The Federal University of Technology, Akure, (FUTA) has suspended a student, Mr Afolabi Emmanuel, for allegedly hacking the website of Premium Times, an online news publication.
Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta says that the club will announce on Thursday that a deal has been struck to sign Alexis Sanchez from Manchester United permanently.

Giuseppe Marotta: Inter set to announce Alexis Sanchez signing shortly

Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta says that the club will announce on Thursday that a deal has been struck to sign Alexis Sanchez from Manchester United permanently.
Microsoft is now allowing Windows 10 users to run Android apps side by side with Windows applications on a PC. It’s part of a new feature in Your Phone, and it builds upon the mirroring that Microsoft’s Your Phone app already provides.

Microsoft integrates Android apps into Windows 10

Microsoft is now allowing Windows 10 users to run Android apps side by side with Windows applications on a PC. It’s part of a new feature in Your Phone, and it builds upon the mirroring that Microsoft’s Your Phone app already provides. You can now access a list of Android apps in Microsoft’s Your Phone app and launch these mobile apps accordingly. These will run in a separate window outside of the Your Phone app, mirrored from your phone.
Louis Saha has expressed his belief that Jadon Sancho would be a good fit for Manchester United, describing the Borussia Dortmund star as a deadly performer in the final third.

Borussia Dortmund deny Jadon Sancho transfer talks with Manchester United

Borussia Dortmund have denied holding any transfer talks with Manchester United over Jadon Sancho, casting further doubt on a move back to England for the star winger.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue governor denies leaving PDP

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has denied claims that he would decamp from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress (APC) or any other political party.