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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...

Liverpool staying ‘patient’ in the transfer market – Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool are remaining "patient" in the transfer market, adding that plenty of work is being done behind the scenes at the club. Liverpool have only signed Mohamed Salah from Roma and Dominic Solanke, who was out of...

George Weah’s Son Signs For Paris Saint-Germain

Timothy Weah, son of the legendary Liberian striker George, and a rising phenom himself, turned professional by signing his first official contract with Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain on Monday. “I am very proud to continue my adventure with PSG...

Quadri beats Assar to qualify for ITTF World Cup

For the first time in recent times, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri surmounted his continental rival – Egypt’s Omar Assar in the final of the 2017 ITTF Africa Cup to qualify for the ITTF World Cup in France. Having conquered Egypt’s Mohamed...

John Terry Joins Aston Villa on a Free Transfer

The former Chelsea defender called time on his 21-year association with the Stamford Bridge club this summer when his contract expired. Terry made 690 appearances in total for Chelsea, scoring 65 goals, as he won five Premier League titles, five...

Horn stuns Pacquiuao in WBO welterweight world title fight

In a shocking, controversial outcome, Jeff Horn (17-0-1, 11 KOs) upset Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) by unanimous decision to win the WBO world welterweight title Sunday at Suncorp Stadium in his hometown of Brisbane, Australia. Nobody gave Jeff Horn...

Messi marries childhood sweetheart in Argentina hometown

Barcelona super star Lionel Messi said “I do” to childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo Friday in his Argentine hometown Rosario, where footballers and celebrities including pop singer Shakira had gathered for the “wedding of the century”. Following the private ceremony the...

Tiote’s death a wake up call, says Kanu

Per Second News---Former Super Eagles star Nwankwo Kanu says the recent death of Ivory Coast's Cheick Tiote should be a wake up call to act over heart problems in Africa. Tiote, who was 30, died earlier this month after collapsing...
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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...