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A former Arsenal academy player Tyrell Robinson has been jailed for having sex with an underage girl and taking a photograph of his friend in bed with two naked 14-year-olds the same night, reports Mirror.

Former Arsenal player jailed for having sex with 14-year-old

A former Arsenal academy player Tyrell Robinson has been jailed for having sex with an underage girl and taking a photograph of his friend in bed with two naked 14-year-olds the same night, reports Mirror.
The Commandant of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna, Maj-Gen Jamil Sarham, said the development of the solid minerals sector will reduce the over-dependence of Nigeria on petroleum.

NDA chief: Developing solid minerals will reduce over-dependence on petroleum

Gen. Sarham disclosed this on Tuesday in Jos while signing a memorandum of understanding with the National Metallurgical Development Centre (NMDC) Jos for the establishment of Academic and scholarly Comprehensive linkages held at the NNDC, Jos, Plateau State.
Leicester City boss, Brendan Rodgers, is being linked with Frank Lampard’s job at Chelsea.

Leicester boss interested in Frank Lampard’s job

The Stamford Bridge hierarchy are impressed with their former Academy head coach’s work at title-chasing Leicester.
Recording Academy, Organisers of the Grammy Awards, has pledged to support the administration of Joe Biden, the newly elected United States of America President and his vice, Kamala Harris, in rebuilding and revitalising the U.S. creative economy.

Grammy Awards organisers pledge support to Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

Recording Academy, Organisers of the Grammy Awards, has pledged to support the administration of Joe Biden, the newly elected United States of America President and his vice, Kamala Harris, in rebuilding and revitalising the U.S. creative economy.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission - EFCC.

EFCC appoints new academy commandant

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mohammed Umar Abba, has appointed Detective Commander Ayo Peter Olowonihi as Commandant, EFCC Academy, Karu, Abuja.
The Real Madrid Football Academy, Port Harcourt, owned by the Rivers State Government in partnership with Real Madrid Football Club of Spain, says it will begin a four-day selection process toward admitting the first set of students for the academy.

Real Madrid Football Academy begins screening of applicants in Port Harcourt

The Real Madrid Football Academy, Port Harcourt, owned by the Rivers State Government in partnership with Real Madrid Football Club of Spain, says it will begin a four-day selection process toward admitting the first set of students for the academy.
Mikel Arteta says he has had to adapt his tactical approach much more than he expected since taking over as Arsenal boss, due to the composition of his squad.

Mikel Arteta delighted with new football chief appointment

Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta, is delighted with the imminent arrival of new football chief Richard Garlick.
Fulham are in talks with Serie A club Torino over a permanent deal for Nigeria defender Ola Aina.

Fulham’s Ola Aina ready to prove point vs Chelsea

Saturday's clash at Craven Cottage reunites Aina with his former club where he spent over 11 years before he joined Torino permanently in June 2019 and he is hoping to prove a point against Chelsea.
Cardiff City defender Sol Bamba has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Cardiff City’s Sol Bamba diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

In the statement, the club explained: “Cardiff City defender Sol Bamba has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
NDLEA

NDLEA suspends applicants’ screening due to coronavirus

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has suspended the ongoing screening of applicants for recruitment due to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
Ireland-born Nigerian striker Jonathan Afolabi who is on-loan to Dundee FC from Celtic, received ‘vile’ online racist abuse following Saturday’s 3-2 Scottish Cup win over Lowland League side Bonnyrigg Rose.

Nigerian striker suffers racist abuse in Scottish Cup game

Ireland-born Nigerian striker Jonathan Afolabi who is on-loan to Dundee FC from Celtic, received ‘vile’ online racist abuse following Saturday’s 3-2 Scottish Cup win over Lowland League side Bonnyrigg Rose.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

AGF orders NDLEA to halt recruitment of 5,000 personnel

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has asked the drug law enforcement agency, NDLEA, to halt the recruitment of 5,000 personnel.
NDLEA

NDLEA releases names of successful candidates for recruitment

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has released the list of successful applicants in its ongoing recruitment exercise.
Lionel Messi did not take long to get back among the goals with Barcelona, scoring a right-footed beauty in Wednesday's friendly against Girona before later adding a second.

Barcelona would be less valuable without Leo Messi – presidential candidate

Lionel Messi is the only player who can ensure Barcelona's value, according to presidential candidate Lluis Fernandez.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Borno governor orders inspection of private schools to check quackery

He said he won’t stand by while parents and guardians are exploited by private primary and secondary schools, which are without the capacity to impact knowledge on students, asking inspectors from the ministry to pay visits and assess the quality of all private schools in the state with a view to identifying quack schools.
Manchester United new boy, Edinson Cavani, remains one of the best strikers in the world, according to Paris St Germain head coach, Thomas Tuchel.

Uruguayan players’ union brands English FA ‘racist’ for Cavani ban

The Uruguayan Football Players' Association (AFU) launched a scathing attack on the English Football Association (FA) on Monday for banning Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani over a social media post the governing body ruled was in breach of anti-racism rules.
Darren Fletcher made 342 appearances for United over a 12-year spell in the first team. GETTY IMAGES

Darren Fletcher joins Manchester United’s coaching staff

Fletcher came through the academy at Old Trafford and made over 340 first-team appearances for the club, winning five Premier League trophies, the Champions League and a number of other trophies along the way.
West Ham United manager David Moyes has questioned the decision of the Premier League to postpone three matches last month because of the coronavirus pandemic.

West Ham boss questions Premier League postponements over coronavirus infections

West Ham United manager David Moyes has questioned the decision of the Premier League to postpone three matches last month because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Billionaire Carlos Slim has had Covid-19 for over a week and is doing well, his son tweeted Monday.

Mexico’s richest man Carlos Slim hospitalized with coronavirus

Slim is Mexico’s wealthiest man. His family controls America Movil, the largest Mexican telecommunications provider, whose operations includes mobile and fixed-line voice services, wireless, internet and fixed-data services.

Gani Adams: Nigeria’s 1999 Constitution is satanic

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has called for the correction of the 1999 Constitution for peace to reign in Nigeria.

Gani Adams: Food crisis looms in Southwest due to herders attacks

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Aare Gani Adams, says food crisis is imminent in the South-West region of Nigeria due to the onslaught on farmers by Fulani herdsmen.
Mr Adolphus Aghughu has emerged the Acting Auditor-General of the Federation, AuGF as the erstwhile auditor-general, Mr Anthony Ayine, retires from service.

President Buhari appoints Adolphus Aghughu as the Auditor-General of the Federation

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Adolphus Aghughu for appointment as the Auditor-General of the Federation pursuant to Section 86(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: No influx of herdsmen to Ekiti forests

The Police Command in Ekiti State on Wednesday said there was no influx of herdsmen forests in the state from Ondo State forest reserves as being reported in the media.