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Pep Guardiola considers Manchester City’s Premier League triumph to be the “toughest title” he has won in a trophy-laden coaching career.

Pep Guardiola delighted as Manchester City confirmed champions

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola has expressed delight at winning his third Premier League title for the club.
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.
Manchester City defender Eric Garcia has tested positive for Covid-19, the club has revealed.

Barcelona reach agreement to sign Eric Garcia from Manchester City

Garcia will move to Camp Nou on a free transfer when his current contract at City expires at the end of June.
Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, was ecstatic after reaching the Champions League final on Tuesday.

Pep Guardiola: Champions League clash‘ll be different ball game

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has dismissed insinuations that recent defeats by Chelsea will have direct effect on the forth coming Champions League showdown.
Mason Greenwood became Manchester United's highest scoring teenager in the Premier League with his goal against Aston Villa on Sunday.

Mason Greenwood becomes all-time top scoring Manchester United teenager in Premier League

Mason Greenwood became Manchester United's highest scoring teenager in the Premier League with his goal against Aston Villa on Sunday.
Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero has issued an apology for his penalty miss against Chelsea.

Sergio Aguero apologises after embarrassing penalty miss vs Chelsea

It was a surprising slip from the usually unerring Argentine, but it was in keeping with a torrid season for the Premier League leaders from 12 yards out and contributed to a 2-1 defeat that prevented City from claiming the title.
Pep Guardiola admits his Manchester City players are tired after their huge Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain as they aim to take a big step towards the Premier League title.

Manchester City boss reflects on journey to Champions League final

Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City’s ultimate target is now in sight after guiding the club to their first UEFA Champions League final.
Manchester City have matched their own record for most consecutive away victories in the Premier League with a convincing 2-0 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Manchester City equal Premier League away record after beating Crystal Palace

Manchester City have matched their own record for most consecutive away victories in the Premier League with a convincing 2-0 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Jorge Mendes is to help Jose Mourinho secure his next job in the Premier League, with Wolves being mentioned as a possibility by Don Balon.

Jose Mourinho signs up to be Euros pundit

The 58-year-old was relieved of his duties by Spurs chief Daniel Levy last week, just days before the club's appearance in the Carabao Cup final.
Brendan Rodgers on the touchline during Leicester City's win over Chelsea (Plumb Images-Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

Leicester boss reacts to talk of succeeding Jose Mourinho at Tottenham

Brendan Rodgers is aware of the speculation linking him with a vacant managerial post at Tottenham, but the Northern Irishman claims to be "very, very happy" in his role at Leicester.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has expressed his belief that Paul Pogba is unfairly judged at Manchester United, and has urged people to criticise him for his bad performance, not his hairstyle.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Paul Pogba is unfairly judged at Manchester United

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has expressed his belief that Paul Pogba is unfairly judged at Manchester United, and has urged people to "criticise him for his bad performance, not his hairstyle".
Concerned Brendan Rodgers faces a sweat after his Leicester side stumbled again in their push for a Champions League place.

Tottenham advised to ‘break the bank for Brendan Rodgers’

Tottenham have been advised to "break the bank for Brendan Rodgers" in their search for a successor to Jose Mourinho, with Teddy Sheringham not convinced that a departed Portuguese was ever the "right fit" in north London.
Brendan Rodgers on the touchline during Leicester City's win over Chelsea (Plumb Images-Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

Tottenham identify Brendan Rodgers as ‘top target’ as they search for Jose Mourinho’s replacement

Tottenham Hotspur are on the lookout for a new manager after the departure of Jose Mourinho and they identified Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers as their ‘top target’.
Riyad Mahrez isn't happy at Manchester City, according to Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi.

Manchester City skipper: Riyad Mahrez has regained his confidence

Manchester City captain Fernandinho has stated Riyad Mahrez is ‘high in confidence’ following his man-of-the-match performance in Sunday’s Carabao Cup final triumph over Tottenham Hotspur.
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 21- Mesut Özil (67) of Fenerbahce gestures after his team lost the Turkish Super Lig match between Fenerbahce and Goztepe in Istanbul, Turkey on February 21, 2021. (Photo by Serhat Cagdas-Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Mesut Ozil mocks Tottenham over League Cup defeat to Manchester City

Former Arsenal star Mesut Ozil mocked Tottenham Hotspur following their 1-0 defeat to Manchester City in Sunday’s Carabao Cup final.
Jorge Mendes is to help Jose Mourinho secure his next job in the Premier League, with Wolves being mentioned as a possibility by Don Balon.

Jose Mourinho rejects British club job offer

Following his shock sacking by Tottenham Hotspur last week, Portuguese tactician Jose Mourinho has reportedly rejected a job offer, and the reason for him turning the approach down has seemingly been revealed.
Harry Kane may struggle to leave Tottenham, according to Peter Crouch, who says club chairman Daniel Levy simply won't bend.

Harry Kane to decide on Tottenham future

Embattled Harry Kane is set to decide on his Tottenham Hotspur’s future.
Aymeric Laporte was the unlikely hero as Manchester City saw off a resilient Tottenham to lift the Carabao Cup for the fourth consecutive season.

Aymeric Laporte heads Manchester City to fourth straight Carabao Cup title

Aymeric Laporte was the unlikely hero as Manchester City saw off a resilient Tottenham to lift the Carabao Cup for the fourth consecutive season.
Jose Mourinho has described Hugo Lloris as the best goalkeeper in the Premier League following his blunder in Tottenham's 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace.

Tottenham skipper: Jose Mourinho a great man; players responsible for sack

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris says the players must take responsibility for the sacking of Jose Mourinho.
Former Tottenham and Monaco striker Jurgen Klinsmann has resigned as Hertha Berlin coach after 10 weeks in charge of the capital club.

Jurgen Klinsmann in contention for Tottenham’s job

Jurgen Klinsmann hasn’t ruled out replacing Jose Mourinho as manager of Tottenham, with the club legend saying ‘anything is possible.’
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has hit out at the “disgraceful decision” to lift a two-year European ban imposed on Manchester City for alleged Financial Fair Play breaches.

Tottenham Hotspur sack Jose Mourinho

The club are yet to confirm the decision, but it is understood Mourinho has left less than a week ahead of Sunday's Carabao Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday.
Manchester City have been handed a boost after an initial scan of Kevin De Bruyne’s ankle has revealed no significant damage.

Kevin De Bruyne could be fit for the Carabao Cup final

Manchester City have been handed a boost after an initial scan of Kevin De Bruyne’s ankle has revealed no significant damage.

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World Bank: Nigeria responsible for over 40 percent diaspora remittances in Sub Saharan Africa

In a statement on Wednesday, the Washington-based financial institution said remittances to SSA declined by an estimated 12.5 percent in 2020 to $42 billion. The decline was almost entirely due to a 27.7 percent decline in remittance flows to Nigeria,

Femi Falana: Southern governors should legalise open grazing ban to prosecute offenders

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged southern governors in the country to back their ban on open grazing with a legal instrument to enable the prosecution of offenders.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo governor: Nigeria’s unity must be on social justice, equity

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has called for unity in Nigeria in order for the country to overcome its many challenges.
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Two people killed in Sudan rally over 2019 protest killings

At least two people have been killed and dozens wounded as Sudanese security forces cracked down on a rally that demanded justice for protesters killed during anti-government demonstrations two years ago, according to the army.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen abduct graduate, one other in Ondo community

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have created tension in Ikaram Akoko, in Akoko North West council area of Ondo State, following the abduction of two residents of the community including a graduate, identified as Gbodi.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: 10 Katsina mosque abductees still unaccounted for

Fears still radiated among residents of Jibia community on Monday following the early morning bandits’ abduction of some Muslim worshippers in the town.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

Police, Amotekun, hunters arrest bandits in Igangan

Combined efforts of local hunters, Amotekun Corps and the Nigeria Police have led to the arrest of eight bandits who mounted illegal roadblocks at Igangan, in Oyo State.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

IGR: Ogun targets over N100 billion in 2021

Despite the decline in its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) last year due to the effect of COVID-19 pandemic, Ogun State government says it has perfected plans to generate over a hundred billion naira as IGR in 2021.
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APC needs credible candidate to win Anambra election – aspirant

Chief George Moghalu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Anambra, says electing a credible candidate is critical for the party to capture power in the state.
A medic tends to a man with breathing problems inside a COVID-19 ward of a government-run hospital, amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Bijnor district, Uttar Pradesh, India, May 11, 2021. REUTERS-Danish Siddiqui

India’s coronavirus deaths cross quarter million mark, no sign of peak

India said on Wednesday a record number of people were killed by the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, pushing its overall death toll over a quarter million, while a leading virologist said it was too early to say if infections had reached a peak