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Nathaniel Clyne, 7 others to leave Liverpool football club this month

    Liverpool football club announced Thursday that Nathaniel Clyne will depart the club at the end of this month upon the expiry of his contract. The defender’s time with the Reds will conclude on June 30, bringing to an end a five-year...

Brendan Rogers says he had coronavirus

  Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says he "had no strength" after contracting the coronavirus in March. "I could hardly walk and it reminded me of walking up Mount Kilimanjaro," he told BBC Radio Leicester. "We had a week off when we...

How Taiye Taiwo launched mutiny, rebellion against Stephen Keshi – Sylvanus Okpala

  A band of Super Eagles players led by Taye Taiwo during the AFCON 2013/14 qualifier staged a discreet rebellion against their coach, Stephen Keshi, less than 24 hours  after the Eagles played Rwanda. Former Green Eagle and Super Eagles assistant...

English Premier League Allowed to Restart in June Without Fans – UK Government

  The English Premier League will be allowed to resume the 2019-20 season from June 1 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the UK Government. A report Monday from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson states that "cultural and sporting events ...

Drogba gets Yaya Toure’s endorsement for president of Ivorien Football Association

  Yaya Toure is backing former Ivory Coast team-mate Didier Drogba's bid to become president of the Ivorian Football Association (FIF). "It's time for change in our football. It needs modernity," said Toure. "When I say I support Drogba, it's also for...

My Nigerian Father Abandoned Me As A Baby – Chelsea Star Ross Barkley

  Chelsea star Ross Barkley has expressed his desire on how badly he wants to meet his father who broke up with his mother when the going got rough. Ross Barkley who was born and raised in England worked his way...

66-year-old Nigerian coach, Rohr, lands new contract deal with NFF

....settles for Naira payment Nigeria's Super Eagles Head coach, Gernot Rohr, has finally settled for  the Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) new contract. According to NFF President Amaju Pinnick,  three clauses which includes Rohr residing in Nigeria, watching the Nigerian Professional Football...

Serie A clubs set to return to team training on 4 May

  Italian Serie A football sides will be allowed to return to individual training on 4 May and team training on 18 May after the Italian prime minister announced the first steps in lifting the country's coronavirus lockdown. Reports from Italy...

Ajax denied title as Dutch Eredivisie season declared void

  No top-flight league title will be awarded in the Netherlands after the COVID-19 pandemic brought the campaign to a premature close but Ajax Amsterdam and AZ Alkmaar will qualify for next season's Champions League, Dutch media reported on Friday. The...

Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi tests positive for coronavirus

    Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has tested positive for coronavirus.   “Callum displayed symptoms similar to a mild cold on Monday morning and has not been at the training ground since then as a precaution, the club said. “However, his test came in...
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NNPC Chief Operating Officer Ewubare Submits Resignation in Shock Move, Leaves Corporation in Limbo

  Roland Ewubare, chief operating officer of joint ventures and business development at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has...
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Fatal cosmetic surgery: Surgeon, Dr Anu Adepoju, faces trial 

  For carrying out a failed cosmetic surgery, a plastic surgeon, Dr Anu Adepoju of MedContour, is to face prosecution in court.   She is being prosecuted...

Post-Covid-19 initiatives for creative industry will be implemented, says Information Minister 

  Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has given avowed commitment for a diligent implementation of the post-Covid-19 Initiatives Committee recommendations for the Creative...

Nigeria Sovereign lnvestment Authority’s total assets hits N649.8bn 

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) says it records total assets growth from N617.7 billion in 2018 to N649.84 billion at the close of...

Remdesivir first coronavirus drug to receive EU approval 

The first drug to treat severe cases of Covid-19 in the European Union has been given the green light, with the European Commission approving...