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Onazi denied work permit to join Birmingham

Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has been denied a work permit to play for English Championship side Birmingham City.

Liverpool’s Sheyi Ojo joins Fulham on a season-long loan

Liverpool midfielder Sheyi Ojo has joined Fulham on a season-long loan.

Why we dropped Mbappe – Monaco

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has claimed that star striker Kylian Mbappe was left on the bench last weekend “to protect him” rather than as a punishment.

Gylfi Sigurdsson passes Everton medical – Koeman

Everton manager Ronald Koeman has confirmed Gylfi Sigurdsson has completed a medical ahead of his move from Swansea.

De Boer can be a success at Crystal Palace – Enoh

Frank de Boer can be a success at Premier League club Crystal Palace, according to Cameroonian midfielder Eyong Enoh.

PSG’s Matuidi set for Juventus medical

Midfielder Blaise Matuidi is on the verge of signing for Juventus, who have agreed to pay Paris Saint-Germain 20 million euros plus bonuses, according to reports on Wednesday.

Everyone wants Coutinho to stay at Liverpool – Wijnaldum

Georginio Wijnaldum says everyone at Liverpool is desperate for Philippe Coutinho to stay at the club this season.

Wenger wants Oxlade-Chamberlain to stay at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has revealed Arsenal will spend the remainder of this summer's transfer window largely focusing on outgoings, but confirmed he intends to keep hold of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

No progress on Sanchez talks – Wenger

Alexis Sanchez and Arsenal remain at an impasse over new contract talks, manager Arsene Wenger said on Wednesday.

Usain Bolt offered football trial by English side Burton

The legendary sprinter Usain Bolt would be welcome to come on trial at English Championship side, Burton.

Uyo remains Super Eagles’ home, will host Algeria clash – Pinnick

Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has insisted that the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State remains the Super Eagles home ground.

Sanchez contract talks at Arsenal showing ‘no progress’ – Wenger

Arsene Wenger says there has been 'no progress' on agreeing a new Arsenal contract with Alexis Sanchez, who should be fit again soon.

Stoke sign Jese Rodriguez on loan from PSG

Stoke have signed ex-Real Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez on a season-long loan from Paris St-Germain.

Liverpool’s Klopp hails ‘incredible’ Alexander-Arnold

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hailed Trent Alexander-Arnold as an "incredible young player" after he scored against Hoffenheim in the first leg of their Champions League play-off round clash.

Bayern expected to win sixth straight title

Bayern Munich kick off the new Bundesliga season on Friday with the coaches of 13 of their 17 rivals expecting them to dominate again -- although Usain Bolt's recent shock defeat is being used as inspiration.

Rohr confident of Enyeama’s return to Eagles

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has expressed optimism over the return of Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama to the national team but ruled him out of the crucial 2018 World Cup double-header against African champions Cameroon, scheduled for September 1 and 5 in Uyo and Yaoundé respectively.

Own goal seals Liverpool win at Hoffenheim

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are far from certain of a Champions League group stage berth despite their 2-1 win at Hoffenheim on Tuesday in their play-off, first-leg.

Pogba happy Neymar is now world’s most expensive player

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba has admitted he is happy that Neymar has taken over his title as the costliest player in football history.

AFCON calendar changed to help African players – Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, says the calender of the African Cup of Nations was changed for the benefit of players from the continent.

Neymar becomes Handicap International ambassador

Neymar-mania, which has engulfed France, landed briefly in neighbouring Switzerland on Tuesday where the Brazilian star became Handicap International's first-ever ambassador at a ceremony at the United Nations in Geneva.

Buffon, Messi, Ronaldo make Player of the Year shortlist

Veteran Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has been named as one of three nominees for the 2016/17 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, European football’s governing body announced on Tuesday.

Nigeria’s Umar Sadiq set to join Torino on loan from Roma

Torino are on the verge of signing Roma’s Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq on loan, with a view to signing permanently.

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West Ham boss won’t rule out re-signing Marko Arnautovic

Reports have surfaced linking forward Arnautovic, who thrived under Moyes during his first spell in charge of West Ham, with a return to the club.
VfB Stuttgart are eager to buy Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius.

Stuttgart seek to buy Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius

Karius has spent this season on loan with Union Berlin, though has spent the campaign largely on the bench. The goalkeeper has played 5 matches for the Berlin team and conceded 4 goals.
Manchester United could make a shock summer move for Getafe midfield anchor man Mauro Arambarri.

Manchester United linked with Getafe midfield star

The Red Devils have also been linked with a move for Atletico Madrid star Marcos Llorente, but with Los Rojiblancos demanding a minimum of €80m for the Spanish international, Arambarri is a much cheaper alternative.
Chelsea suffered late VAR heartache as they slipped to back-to-back FA Cup final defeats after a 1-0 loss to Leicester City, Youri Tielemans’ second-half strike proving decisive.

Thomas Tuchel reacts as ‘unlucky’ Chelsea suffer back-to-back FA Cup final defeats

Chelsea suffered late VAR heartache as they slipped to back-to-back FA Cup final defeats after a 1-0 loss to Leicester City, Youri Tielemans’ second-half strike proving decisive.
The kidnapped wife of a traditional ruler in Oyo State, Funbi Ojo, has regained freedom from her abductors.

Customs official kidnapped in Cross River

A serving Superintendent of Customs, Mba Ukweni Edu has been kidnapped at a river in Cross River State.

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Commissioner of Police in Cross River State, Sikiru Kayode Akande, has raised the alarm that intelligence sources have confirmed massive infiltration of strange characters and suspected criminals.

Police alarmed at criminal infiltration into Cross River

Commissioner of police in Cross River State, Sikiru Kayode Akande, has raised the alarm that intelligence sources have confirmed massive infiltration of strange characters and suspected criminals.

Plateau: Kidnapped university final year student released

Prof. Yohana Izam, the Vice-Chancellor, Plateau State University, Bokkos, has announced the release of a student of the institution, Stanley Showul-Mushi, kidnapped by gunmen on Thursday.
In a statement issued yesterday by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Magdalene Ajani, the ministry described the allegation that the Minister, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, recommended two Chinese companies to execute the contracts as malicious, unfounded and a deliberate attempt to drag the reputation and the integrity of the minister in the mud.

Ministry: Why we want NPA to procure equipments, not contracts

The Ministry of Transportation has explained that it objected to the award of contracts for the management of channels by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) because it is more cost-effective for the NPA to procure necessary equipment and execute the contracts in-house.
Manchester City have been crowned 2020-21 Premier League champions, our third title success in the last four years.

Manchester City crowned Premier League champions

Manchester City have been crowned 2020-21 Premier League champions, our third title success in the last four years.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, made the declaration on Thursday while deliberating on the strategies put in place with the election monitoring officers deployed from the Force Headquarters, Abuja, to assist and monitor the elections in Lagos State.

Lagos orders investigations into RCCG inferno

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, on Sunday, ordered investigations into the cause of the fire incident which occurred at Lagos Province 28 HQ, Alapere/Ogudu on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, Lagos State.