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Liverpool win English Premier League title

  The 30-year wait is over. Liverpool is champion of England again. Liverpool clinched its first league title since 1990 on Friday, ending an agonizing title drought without the players even having to take the field. Instead, the Premier League crown was...

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...

Nigeria’s Super Falcons’ handler, Oshoala, books a place in Spanish squad

      Barcelona Ladies’ striker, Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala has been named in the Spanish Primera Iberdola Team of the Season. The 25-year-old Nigeria’s Super Falcons’ captain, who scored 20 goals and bagged one in 19 appearances in the 2019/2020 campaign, also won...

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...

Henderson Named Player of the Year as Liverpool Dominate BBC Awards

  Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson won the BBC Premier League Player of the Season award Thursday after topping a vote among BBC.com visitors. Henderson received 23 percent of the vote, edging Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane, who garnered 17 percent, and third-place...

German Bundesliga ready for kickoff behind closed doors

  Football matches in Germany's top two divisions will begin without spectators from May 16, making it the first major European country to announce a return to top-flight soccer. According to the Deutsche Fußball Liga association on Thursday following talks between...

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...
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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...
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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...

COVID-19: Poor sensitization, advocacy at grassroots may hinder fight – Monarch

  Poor public sensitization, enlightenment and advocacy may have dogged the fight against the COVI9-19 pandemic particularly at the grassroots, a monarch has said.   According to...