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Real Madrid lift Super Cup after comfortable win over Manchester United

Another trophy for the Real Madrid collection. Los Blancos, winners of last season's La Liga, Champions League and Club World Cup, took home the UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday, beating Manchester United, 2-1. In a match pitting the UCL winners...

Anambra Governor appoints Tony Nezianya media aide

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra State has appointed Tony Nezianya, a veteran journalist and a former director of the News Agency of Nigeria, as a special assistant on media. Nezianya, former  Director/Head of the Sports and the Lagos Metropolitan Desks...

Liverpool Face Hoffenheim in Champions League Playoff

Liverpool will have to overcome Hoffenheim in a two-legged playoff to reach the group stages of the Champions League. The draw was made in Nyon on Friday with Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino's former club Hoffenheim, who finished fourth in the...

Paris Saint-Germain announce signing of Neymar from Barcelona

Paris Saint-Germain confirmed the signing of Neymar from Barcelona for a world-record €222 million fee after activating the Brazil international's buyout clause on Thursday. Neymar, 25, has been the subject of intense speculation all summer and has finally put pen-to-paper...

O.J Simpson Granted Parole from Prison

O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday, clearing the way for the former football star and actor to be released from a Nevada prison as soon as Oct. 1. Simpson, 70, will be a free man for the first time since...

Lucas officially joins Lazio

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has completed his £5m transfer to Lazio. Lucas, 30, was Liverpool's longest-serving player, having joined in 2007 for the same fee from Brazilian side Gremio. He played 345 games for Liverpool, including 247 in the Premier League. "Liverpool...

Nigeria’s Sammy Ameobi Joins Bolton

Bolton Wanderers have announced the signing of Sammy Ameobi on a one-year deal. The Nigerian returns to the Macron Stadium as a free agent after a successful loan stint with The Trotters in the first half of last season making...

Monaco’s Tiemoue Bakayoko in London for Chelsea medical – sources

Tiemoue Bakayoko will undergo a medical on Friday after travelling to London to finalise a £40 million move from Monaco to Chelsea, sources have told ESPN FC. The 22-year-old's move to Stamford Bridge has been delayed for several weeks by...

CHAN: Nigeria Invites 30 Players to Camp

Super Eagles’ Chief Coach, Salisu Yusuf, has invited goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa and 29 other players to camp for next month’s 2018 African Nations Championship qualifying fixture against the winner between Togo and Benin Republic. Togo and Benin Republic will...

Rooney Joins Everton For Free

Wayne Rooney has said he is "ecstatic" after sealing his increasingly-expected return to Everton. Rooney, 31, told the club's official website that he was aiming to win trophies after sealing his move from Old Trafford. He said: "That would be the...
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Lalong is governor of Plateau, rules Supreme Court 

Nigeria's Apex Court has ruled that the March 9, 2019 election of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state was in order.  The court, in a...

$1.1bn Malabu Oil fraud: FG files charges against Adoke, Etete, Shell, others

  A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Mohammed Adoke has been charged to court over alleged $1.1 billion fraud in the Malabu oil...

Slow, epileptic internet in Nigeria: Submarine cable damaged

     ...cripples communication, banks, business transactions Nigerian internet subscribers have continued to experience hitches and ceaseless downtime including banks, financial institutions, and the mass...

Lagos pipeline fire : Death toll rises to 5 as 39 vehicles consumed

  Causality figure in Sunday's  Abule Egba, Lagos  pipeline fire has increased from two to five. The fire followed an explosion from a ruptured the pipelines...