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Florent Malouda

FC Zurich release unsuspecting Florent Malouda

Florent Malouda has had his contract as a coach at FC Zurich terminated but claims he has not been informed of the situation.

Oil price gushes towards $70 a barrel

The price of crude oil rose to almost $70 a barrel, a level last breached in November, as global crude supplies tightened, while hopes for an end to the US-China trade impasse lifted financial markets.

Lagos among 10 cheapest cities in the world

Lagos is among the 10 cheapest cities in the world, according to a survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Xherdan Shaqiri had an impressive World Cup with Switzerland. Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA-Getty Images

Liverpool’s Xherdan Shaqiri ruled out of Switzerland’s Euro 2020 qualifiers with injury

Liverpool and Switzerland midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri has been ruled out of this month’s Euro 2020 qualifiers against Georgia and Denmark due to injury.Liverpool and Switzerland midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri has been ruled out of this month’s Euro 2020 qualifiers against Georgia and Denmark due to injury.
FIFA HQ

FIFA to discuss Gianni Infantino’s 2022 World Cup plan

The FIFA Council will meet in Miami on Friday to discuss Gianni Infantino's plans to expand the 2022 World Cup.
VAR Video Assistant Referee

Morocco to introduce VAR technology for all top-flight league games

Morocco will introduce Video Referee Assistance (VAR) for its top-flight league matches from next season.
Kevin Constant

Former AC Milan midfielder Kevin Constant joins Iran top league side

Former AC Milan midfielder Kevin Constant has joined Iran top tier league side Tractor Sazi until June 2022.

Group calls for ban on genetically modified food in Nigeria

A non-governmental organisation, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), has called on government to ban the importation of Genetically Modified (GM) food products and crops into Nigeria due to their health risks.
Chelsea’s Brazilian midfielder Willian (L) is congratulated by teammates midfielder Ross Barkley, forward Álvaro Morata and defender Davide Zappacosta (R) after scoring during the UEFA Europa League Group L football match between MOL Vidi FC and Chelsea on December 13, 2018 in Budapest. during the UEFA Europa League Group L football match between MOL Vidi FC and Chelsea on December 13, 2018 in Budapest. – Chelsea’s Brazilian midfielder Willian (L) is congratulated by teammates midfielder Ross Barkley, forward Álvaro Morata and defender Davide Zappacosta (R) after scoring during the UEFA Europa League Group L football match between MOL Vidi FC and Chelsea on December 13, 2018 in Budapest. (Photo by ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP)

Chelsea draw Malmo in Europa League last 32

Former champions Chelsea will face Malmo in the last 32 of the Europa League while Arsenal will lock horns again with BATE Borisov.

Swiss football riot injures five police officers

Five police officers have been injured in Switzerland during a post-match riot involving supporters of rival football clubs that also caused “massive” property damage, police said Sunday.
The front of the bus was severely damaged. AFP-Swiss police of the Canton of Zurich (Kantonspolizei Zurich)

Police: One dead, 44 injured in bus crash

One person died and 44 were injured when a bus crashed into a wall on a Swiss motorway early Sunday, police said.
FC Basel Aldo Kalulu

FC Zurich condemn fans who threw a banana at Basel’s Aldo Kalulu

Swiss club FC Zurich have condemned fans who threw a banana at rival player Aldo Kalulu when he went to take a corner during their league match at FC Basel on Sunday.
Sebastian Coe

Budapest wins 2023 IAAF World Championships hosting right

Budapest emerges as the host city of the 2023 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships
Stephen Odey continued his rich vein of form in Switzerland after he netted his fifth goal in the league as FC Zurich smashed past home team Luzern 5-2 today.

Stephen Odey scores 10th FC Zurich goal in win over Grasshoppers

Stephen Odey continued his goals scoring form as he scored his sixth Swiss Super league goal of the season for FC Zurich‘s 2-1 winover Grasshoppers at the Letzigrund stadium on Sunday.
FIFA HQ

FIFA’s home city of Zurich now to get a football stadium

The Swiss city of Zurich is finally set to get a purpose-built football stadium after voters gave the green light to the project in a local referendum on Sunday.
Sundra Rajoo

FIFA ethics committee judge held in Malaysia for graft

A FIFA Ethics Committee judge was arrested on suspicion of corruption in his native Malaysia and has resigned as director of an arbitration service, his lawyer and reports said Wednesday.
Olivier Thormann

Swiss prosecutor in FIFA corruption probe quits after being cleared

A Swiss federal prosecutor suspended last month in connection with corruption investigations in the world of football has been cleared of wrongdoing and quit his job, authorities said on Friday.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi

FIFA adds Mikel Obi’s 2018 World Cup Jersey to museum

The football governing announced that the shirt will be at the museum located in Zurich after Gernot Rohr’s became the first team to beat Iceland at the World Cup finals.

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Ali Rabiu

Ali Rabiu emerges new COREN president

Mr. Ali Rabiu, a former Vice President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), has emerged as the new President of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).
Cristiano Ronaldo has pledged his immediate future to Juventus in the wake of their eighth straight Serie A title.

Five things that helped Juventus win eighth straight Serie A crown

Italian giants Juventus claimed an eighth consecutive Serie A title on Saturday after a 2-1 win at home against Fiorentina.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-6

Operations shut down temporarily at Abuja airport new terminal

Operations were temporarily shut down Saturday at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja when sensors erroneously triggered anti-fire powders, which disrupted passenger facilitation.

Easter: DPR sanctions 10 filling stations for selling petrol above N145 per litre

The Department of Petroleum Resources says it has sanctioned 10 filling stations caught dispensing fuel above N145 per litre government approved price in Rivers.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari says cycle of violence benefits nobody

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over “the latest needless violent clashes between Jukuns and Tivs in Taraba State, and Fulani, Genjon and Bachama in Adamawa State resulting in arson, injuries and deaths”.