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Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Napoli’s Victor Osimhen aiming to win the Capocannoniere – agent

William D'Avila, the agent of Napoli forward Victor Osimhen, has admitted that the Nigerian has set sights on winning the Capocannoniere award for the highest goalscorer in Serie A.
Linkopings striker Ebere Orji has won the Swedish Damallsvenskan Player of the Month award for July.

Nigeria striker Ebere Orji named Swedish Damallsvenskan Player of the Month

Linkopings striker Ebere Orji has won the Swedish Damallsvenskan Player of the Month award for July.
Chelsea winger Willian is ‘upset and offended’ by the way his career with the club has ended, the UK Sun reports.

Willian angry with Chelsea, set to miss Bayern Munich clash

Chelsea winger Willian is ‘upset and offended’ by the way his career with the club has ended, the UK Sun reports.
2. From Right- Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the new General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, Lagos, Major-General Godwin Umelo, during a visit by Umelo at the Lagos House, Marina on Thursday, Aug.6.

Lagos governor calls for synergy among security agencies

The Lagos State Government has called for synergy among security agencies to make the state safer for residents and visitors.
Sergio Busquets hopes Barcelona and Arthur come to a speedy resolution on the Brazil international's situation at Camp Nou.

Sergio Busquets: Arthur Melo not returning to Barcelona was a surprise to everyone

Sergio Busquets hopes Barcelona and Arthur Melo come to a speedy resolution on the Brazil international's situation at Camp Nou.

AC Milan offered chance to sign Manchester United defender

A host of United’s peripheral defenders have been linked with moves away from Old Trafford as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to accelerate his rebuild this summer.
The nominees for the Premier League’s Young Player of the Year award have been named and it is unsurprising to see the list dominated by Manchester United stars.

Four Manchester United stars nominated for Premier League Young Player of the Season

The nominees for the Premier League’s Young Player of the Year award have been named and it is unsurprising to see the list dominated by Manchester United stars.
Out-of-favour Super Eagles forward Simy Nwankwo was among the goals for Crotone in their 3-1 win over Ascoli in Italian Serie B cracker on Friday.

Simy Nwankwo targets Super Eagles return as Serie B top scorer

Simeon ‘Simy’ Nwankwo has set his sights on making a comeback to the Super Eagles of Nigeria under the tutelage of Gernot Rohr following his wonderful goal-scoring form this season.
Frenkie de Jong concedes he could have done “much better” in his first season at Barcelona, but is still happy to have fulfilled a dream by making a move to Camp Nou.

Frenkie de Jong: I could have done much better in first season at Barcelona

Frenkie de Jong concedes he could have done “much better” in his first season at Barcelona, but is still happy to have fulfilled a dream by making a move to Camp Nou.
FILE PHOTO- Soccer Football – La Liga Santander – Real Madrid v Barcelona – Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain – March 1, 2020 Barcelona coach Quique Setien before the match REUTERS-Sergio Perez-File Photo

Barca’s final shot in the dark to save troubled season and Quique Setien

Few expect an easy passage into the quarter-finals and if they get there, even fewer expect them to survive against Bayern Munich, the tournament’s most convincing team so far, who will surely finish the job against Chelsea in their last-16 tie.
Ahmed Musa

Super Eagles skipper announces birth of baby

Al-Nassr winger and Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has announced the birth of a baby boy to his family.
Barcelona are set to make a €15 million (£14m-$18m) bid for Eric Garcia in the coming days after the defender turned down a contract extension with Manchester City.

Barcelona to make £14 million bid for Manchester City defender

Barcelona are set to make a €15 million (£14m/$18m) bid for Eric Garcia in the coming days after the defender turned down a contract extension with Manchester City.

Nwankwo Kanu: Vincent Enyeama one of the best goalkeepers in the world

Former Super Eagles skipper, Nwankwo Kanu, has paid a glowing tribute to the former Lille of France goaltender, Vincent Enyeama, saying he was one of the best in the world.
Premier League chiefs are now working towards restarting the season on June 1.

Premier League clubs reject using five subs in 2020-21 campaign

Premier League clubs have agreed to return to a maximum of three substitutions per match for the 2020-21 campaign.

I’m afraid of returning to Nigeria – Beirut-based footballer

Beirut-based Nigerian footballer Ifeanyi Vincent says he would have loved to return to the country after the explosion that rocked the Lebanon capital on Tuesday, but is afraid of getting stuck if he travels down.
SEYI MAKINDE

Oyo governor sets promotion target for Shooting Stars

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has set a target for the management of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan in the club’s campaign in the 2020/2021 football season.
Kelechi Iheanacho won’t be leaving Leicester City for Aston Villa this summer, according to Foxes correspondent Jordan Blackwell.

Wilfred Ndidi rates Kelechi Iheanacho as Leicester City best penalty taker

Wilfred Ndidi has rated Kelechi Iheanacho as Leicester City's best penalty taker ahead of Jamie Vardy, James Maddison, Ayoze Perez and Demarai Gray.
Coach of NPFL side Heartland FC Fidelis Ilechukwu has expressed his deep concern about his team despite the Owerri side’s 1-0 win over Jigawa Golden stars incidentally been their first win of the league season coming on match day 5.

Heartland boss reveals nostalgic feeling of NPFL season

Heartland FC boss Fidelis Ilechukwu has revealed the strong feeling of nostalgia on the drama that characterizes the regular NPFL season after four months out of normal coaching job.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Osagie: We do not stuff dollars in babaringa in Edo

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Kaduna attacks: Senator Shehu Sani urges concerted efforts by government, security agencies

Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor urges President Buhari to increase Nigerian Army funds

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
A security officer wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus stands outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, China on Aug. 6, 2020. Mark Schiefelbein-AP

Canadian sentenced to death on drug charges in China

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.

Many feared dead as Indian plane crashes

Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.