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Five Barcelona targets who could replace Neymar

Stung by Neymar’s decision to join Paris Saint-Germain for a world record 222 million euros ($263.5 million), Barcelona need to act fast to find a replacement with less than four weeks to go until the transfer window closes.

Liverpool’s Lallana out for two months

Liverpool will be without midfielder Adam Lallana for “a couple of months” due to a thigh injury, the Premier League club announced on Friday.

Moses suspended for Chelsea EPL season opener against Burnley

Nigeria star Victor Moses will miss the opening match of champions Chelsea at home against Burnley because of his red card at last season’s FA Cup final.

FIFPro faults FIFA over Neymar’s €222m transfer to PSG

FIFPro has criticized Neymar’s €222million transfer to Paris Saint-Germain, saying that it underlines the “anti-competitive, unjustified and illegal” transfer rules governed by FIFA.

Neymar denies leaving Barca because “he was not the star”

Neymar has debunked claims that he moved to Paris Saint-Germain, because he “was not the star” at Barcelona.

Juan Mata to donate part of salary to charity

Manchester United attacking midfielder Juan Mata vowed on Friday to donate one percent of his salary to charity and called on other professional footballers to follow suit.

English FA announce 13-strong panel for alleged simulation reviews

The Football Association has revealed the 13-strong pool of former managers, players and referees which will make up panels that review alleged incidents of simulation in the new season.

Chelsea will not sell Hazard – Conte tells Barca

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has told Barcelona there is no chance he will allow Eden Hazard to join the Spanish club as a replacement for Neymar.

Ohanaeze chieftain kidnapped in Enugu

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped former Secretary General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nduka Eya.

Costa’s claims of being forced out by Conte “just nonsense” – Chelsea

Chelsea have described claims head coach Antonio Conte is forcing striker Diego Costa out of the club as "just nonsense".

We won’t pay Neymar’s $30.8m bonus – Barca

Barcelona won’t pay a 26 million euro ($30.8 million) bonus to Neymar for renewing his contract with the Catalan giants in 2016, a club spokesman said on Friday after his decision to join Paris Saint-Germain for a world record transfer fee.

I didn’t join PSG for money – Neymar

New Paris Saint-Germain signing Neymar has strongly refuted claims he joined the French club solely for the money.

Four things Neymar will bring to PSG

The club will now truly inspire fear into opposition teams with their new team this season and that will help them a lot as some of these teams will have already been beaten psychologically before the blast of the referee's whistle to start the game.

Enyeama is not in my plans – Eagles coach

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has said that Vincent Enyeama is not in his plans, because his confidence has dropped.

Liverpool, Napoli get tough Champions League draws

Liverpool must come through a tough two-legged play-off tie against Hoffenheim if they are to return to the group stage of the Champions League after a three-year absence, following Friday’s draw.

Neymar completes £200m transfer from Barca to PSG

Neymar has completed his world-record €222m (£198m) transfer from Barcelona to Paris St Germain.

Arsenal’s bid for Dortmund’s Dembele rejected

Arsenal have reportedly had a bid for Borussia Dortmund’s Ousmane Dembele turned down.

Success retains jersey No. 10 at Watford for new season

Nigeria striker Isaac Success has retained his jersey number 10 as Watford announced squad numbers ahead of the 2017/2018 Premier League season.

I did the opposite of what my father wanted – Neymar

Following his move to Ligue 1’s Paris Saint-Germain in a world record shattering deal from Barcelona, Neymar Jr had revealed his decision to dump the Nou Camp was entirely his.

Pastore vacates PSG No.10 Shirt to Neymar

World record buy Neymar Jr will wear the number 10 shirt at Paris Saint-Germain after completing his world-record transfer from Barcelona following Javier Pastore's decision to vacate the No.10 that Zlatan Ibrahimovic once wore.

Neymar promises PSG fans trophies

Brazilian superstar Neymar has pledged to spark a trophy glut at Paris Saint Germain after agreeing a five-year deal on a world record 222 million euro ($264 million) transfer from Barcelona.

I left Barcelona for a new challenge – Neymar

Brazil forward Neymar said he needed a new challenge, as he joined Paris St-Germain from Barcelona for a world record fee of 222m euros (£200m).

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said that it would clamp down on motorists with either fake or expired driver’s licence

FRSC begins impoundment of rickety vehicles nationwide

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, has directed commanding officers across all formations to commence immediate impoundment, arrest and prosecution of owners of rickety vehicles nationwide.
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Zimbabwe praises China for coronavirus vaccine supplies

Zimbabwe is set to receive a further 800,000 doses of the Covid-19 jab from China, indicating the “excellent relationship” between the two nations and the Asian giant’s willingness to give the southern African state “preferential treatment” amidst a global “stampede” for vaccines, Zimbabwe’s presidential spokesman George Charamba is quoted by the state-owned Herald newspaper as saying.
Speaking during a press conference in Abuja on Monday, NDLEA Chairman, Buba Marwa, said over 15 million Nigerians abuse drugs nationwide.

NDLEA chief: 90% of criminalities in Nigeria linked to drug abuse

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Jose Mourinho: I’ll make good history with Tottenham

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The 27 students of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State and 15 others have not been released by their abductors.

Niger: Kagara students, staff not yet released by abductors

The 27 students of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State and 15 others have not been released by their abductors.