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Paulinho vows to face Barca challenges after dream move

Paulinho has promised to “give everything” for Barcelona after completing his move from Guangzhou Evergrande in China.

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez out for a month with knee injury

Barcelona have suffered a blow on the eve of the new La Liga season after Luis Suarez was ruled out for a month with a knee injury.

Want-away Dembele irks Dortmund team-mates

Want-away France winger Ousmane Dembele has been told to behave more professionally by one of his Borussia Dortmund team-mates in the on-going saga surrounding a potential move to Barcelona.

Coutinho sale not close – Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has rejected Barcelona’s claims that they are close to signing unsettled Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho.

Omagbemi nominated for Best FIFA Women’s Coach Award

Former Super Falcons Captain Florence Omagbemi has been nominated for the Best FIFA Women’s Coach of the Year Award.

Dangote wants to buy Arsenal, sack Wenger

Africa's richest man says he is plotting a bid to take over Arsenal -- and that his first move as owner would be to fire Arsene Wenger.

Monaco’s Mbappe making up mind about future – Fernandez

Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe is undecided about his future amid interest from Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and Manchester City, PSG youth academy sporting director Luis Fernandez has told Cadena Ser.

I’m not returning to Chelsea – Diego Costa

Embattled Chelsea striker Diego Costa has said in a statement that he does not want to return to the English champions and would prefer to be sold to his old club Atletico Madrid.

Cameroon have a better team than us – Rohr

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr says Cameroon are in a better shape than Nigeria ahead of their back to back World Cup 2018 Qualifiers tie next month.

Jonny Evans would be ‘perfect’ at Man City – Given

Shay Given says it is "refreshing" to see his former club Manchester City show an interest in West Brom defender Jonny Evans.

Bayern Munich’s Hummels to donate 1% of wages to charity

Germany's World Cup winner Mats Hummels is the first player to join Manchester United's Juan Mata in pledging to donate 1% of his wages to charity.

Juventus close to signing Paris St-Germain’s Matuidi

Paris St-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi is on the verge of signing for Italian champions Juventus.

Thierry Henry urges FA to name EPL after Alex Ferguson

Thierry Henry’s eight years at Arsenal were defined by a fierce rivalry with Manchester United, but the pundit has since spoken of his respect for Alex Ferguson.

Fame hasn’t changed me – Iwobi

Arsenal FC starlet Alex Iwobi, who is a Nigerian international, says he has not been overwhelmed by stardom.

Eagles need prayers to qualify for World Cup – Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, says the NFF has done its part in ensuring that the Super Eagles qualify for the 2018 World Cup, adding that the national team need prayers to seal a spot at the Russia finals.

Politics keeping Musa on Leicester bench – Pinnick

Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has said politics and not incompetence is the reason why Super Eagles winger Ahmed Musa has struggled to impress at Leicester City following a £16m move from CSKA Moscow last summer.

Barcelona close to deals for Coutinho, Dembele – Segura

Barcelona are close to agreeing deals for both Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele, according to the Catalan club's general manager, Josep Segura.

Real Madrid beat Barca 5-1 on aggregate to win Spanish Super Cup

Real Madrid beat Barcelona 2-0 at the Bernabeu to win the Spanish Super Cup 5-1 on aggregate.

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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 CP cautions traditionalists against fortifying cultists

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has warned traditionalists in the Ikorodu Local Government Area of the state to stop fortifying cultists and criminals in the area.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest 63-year-old man for defiling 2-year-old child

The Spokesman for the Command, Mr Chidi Nwabuzor, said that the incident happened in Urhonigbe community in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS), Gombe State command, says about 119 inmates in two custodial centres in the state have undergone vocational skills training.

Nigeria correctional empowers 119 inmates in Gombe – controller

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS), Gombe State command, says about 119 inmates in two custodial centres in the state have undergone vocational skills training.
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Afreximbank disburses $250 million to Nigerian company to acquire 45% stake in oil lease

Afreximbank has disbursed 250 million dollars as part of its support for Trans Niger Oil and Gas Ltd (TNOG) to acquire 45 per cent stake in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 17 onshore oilfield.
Anthony Martial and Axel Tuanzebe were racially abused on social media after Manchester United's 2-1 defeat to Sheffield United on Wednesday night.

Manchester United defender suffers racist abuse

Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe was subjected to racist abuse on social media after playing in Sheffield United’s shock 2-1 victory at Old Trafford on Wednesday.