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Lukaku handling Man United expectation – Van Nistelrooy

Romelu Lukaku has the attributes to become a firm Old Trafford favourite following the Belgian striker’s accomplished start to his Manchester United career, says Ruud van Nistelrooy.

Brussels airport deports Danish woman wearing niqab

A Danish woman, who allegedly refused to take off her niqab, the religious outfit covering face and full body, has been deported from the Brussels airport after police were unable to identify her, a Belgian official said.

Ibrahimovic vows to return better than ever

Swedish football great Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he will surprise many by performing better for Manchester United than he did before suffering a serious knee injury earlier this year.

Tottenham Wembley curse dead – Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham's 3-1 Champions League victory over has finally killed off their Wembley curse.

Man United not among Champions League favourite – Mourinho

Manchester United cannot be considered among the top band of teams in the Champions League, manager Jose Mourinho insisted after his side brushed aside Basel 3-0 on their competition return.

Bayern out to bounce back against Anderlecht

Manuel Neuer says Bayern Munich are looking to bounce back from their shock Bundesliga defeat when they host Anderlecht in their opening Champions League game on Tuesday.

Red Cross floats bond to aid Nigeria, others

The Red Cross has unveiled a funding model aimed at attracting private capital to conflict zones like Nigeria to help some of the world’s neediest people, while giving investors a return on their money.

Conte delivers Kante warning to rivals

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte warned the rest of the Premier League that double player of the year N’Golo Kante is only going to get better.

N’Golo Kante returns to haunt Leicester

A rare N’Golo Kante goal on his return to Leicester gave Premier League champions Chelsea a 2-1 victory at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.

New York fashion kicks off with millennials on the mind

New York turns fashion hub of the world for a week starting Thursday, as top designers do battle for the hearts and minds of millennials in a social-media whirlwind of models and celebrities.

Onyekuru wants first league goal for Anderlecht Friday

Nigeria forward Henry Onyekuru has said that he is looking forward to score his first goal of the season for Anderlecht on Friday when they host Lokeren in a Belgian top flight league game.

Nigeria close in on World Cup spot, end Cameroon’s hopes

Nigeria moved to the brink of reaching next year’s World Cup finals with a 1-1 draw away to Cameroon on Monday which ended the qualifying hopes of the African champions.

Cameroon coach Broos targets second AFCON triumph in 2019

Coach Hugo Broos has dismissed media reports that he has quit Cameroon by saying he wants to win a second Africa Cup of Nations with the country.

WCQ: Russia in sight for Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa in trouble

Nigeria hammered African champions Cameroon Friday to virtually seal a 2018 World Cup place, but Ghana drew and South Africa lost to suffer serious qualifying setbacks.

WCQ: Cameroon target 4 points against Super Eagles

Cameroon coach Hugo Broos has said his team hope to get four points from their two World Cup qualifying matches against Nigeria so as to get their qualification for Russia 2018 back on track.

We’re ready for Nigeria war – Cameroon coach

Indomitable Lions of Cameroon coach, Hugo Broos, says that his team is battle ready to face Nigeria in Friday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo.‎

Sanchez would be good addition for Man City – De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne backs Manchester City's pursuit of Alexis Sanchez and says the side would benefit from signing the Arsenal forward.

Cameroon cannot afford to lose to Nigeria – Broos

Cameroon head coach Hugo Broos says they cannot afford to lose to Nigeria during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Stoke sign Austrian defender Kevin Wimmer from Tottenham

Austrian international central defender Kevin Wimmer signed for Stoke City from Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday for £18 million ($23.3 million, 19.3 million euros).

Mikel, Akpeyi, Ezenwa, Ighalo arrive Uyo for WCQ against Cameroon

Officials of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, have disclosed that they expect a full house tomorrow in the Super Eagles training camp in Uyo ahead of Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon, just as skipper Mikel Obi will lead part of the squad out of Abuja to camp today.

WCQ: We have to beat Nigeria in Uyo – Cameroon’s Bassogog

The Most Valuable Player (MVP) at the last Africa Cup of Nations, Christian Bassogog, says victory over Nigeria is their target when he lines up for Cameroon against Nigeria next month.

WCQ: We must take four points off Super Eagles – Cameroon’s Broos

Cameroun coach Hugo Broos insists his team need to pick at least four points from Nigeria to stand any chance of qualifying for 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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The prime minister of Italy has called for the Euro 2020 final to be moved from Wembley due to coronavirus concerns. Mario Draghi says the level of infection in the United Kingdom means alternative venues must be considered.
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Laurent Gbagbo files for divorce, to end 30-year marriage

Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo filed for divorce on Monday from his wife of three decades, his lawyer said, days after his highly anticipated return to the country.
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Appeal court president inaugurates special court sitting 270 cases in Jos

The President of the Court of Appeal, Hon Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has organised a special court sitting in Jos where about 270 Motions and Appeals would be addressed for quick dispensation of justice.
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MTN to invest N640 billion to expand broadband access

MTN Nigeria plans to invest N640 billion (approximately US$1.5 billion) over the next three years to expand broadband access across the continent’s most populous country, in line with the federal government’s 2020-2025 National Broadband Plan and in support of MTN Group’s strategy, Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.
The three survivors of Sunday’s sporadic shooting by a police operative in Enugu have regained consciousness, a medical doctor at the Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, has said.

Enugu: Victims of police shooting stable – physician

The three survivors of Sunday’s sporadic shooting by a police operative in Enugu have regained consciousness, a medical doctor at the Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, has said.

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US bans dog imports from more than 100 countries

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a one-year ban on importing dogs from 113 countries over rabies concerns.
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Qatar 2022: No vaccination no entry at match venues

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Federal high court begins decongestion as new judges resume

The division of the Federal High Court in Lagos began decongestion and re-arrangement of court files on Tuesday, following resumption of court activities after the two-month-old strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).
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Euro 2020: England are beatable – Scott McTominay

Scotland midfielder Scot McTominay says he’s optimistic they are good enough to shock the Three Lions o England in Friday’s Euro 2020 clash.

PDP wins Kaduna assembly bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Usman Baba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the bye-election for Sabon Gari Constituency in the Kaduna State House of Assembly.