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Wayne Rooney admits he has a desire to get into football management as he prepares for his return to the English game in January.

Wayne Rooney: I want to get Derby back in Premier League

Wayne Rooney believes he could still make an impact in the Premier League as the former Manchester United star targets a return to the top-flight with Derby.
West Bromwich Albion defender Semi Ajayi admitted his confidence has received a boost after helping Nigeria secure a 1-1 draw against Brazil last Sunday.

Semi Ajayi helps West Brom return to top with away win against Birmingham

Super Eagles defender Semi Ajayi was in action for West Bromwich Albion in their 3-2 away comeback win against Birmingham City in the Championship on Saturday.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is happy with Fikayo Tomori’s new contract. Tomori signed a new five-year contract on Thursday.

Frank Lampard: Fikayo Tomori has come a long way

Lampard said ahead of today’s clash with Bournemouth: “He’s come a long way and it’s all his own doing because from the moment he came to Derby he showed a work ethic and a desire to listen and improve himself.
Wayne Rooney admits he has a desire to get into football management as he prepares for his return to the English game in January.

Wayne Rooney confesses his ambition to manage after he retires from playing

Wayne Rooney admits he has a desire to get into football management as he prepares for his return to the English game in January.
Nigerian born forward Bright Osayi-Samuel was on target for his Queens Park Rangers in their 2-0 over Birmingham City English championship game on Wednesday at the St Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium.

Bright Osayi-Samuel outshone Ebere Eze in QPR’s win over Birmingham City

Nigerian born forward Bright Osayi-Samuel was on target for his Queens Park Rangers in their 2-0 over Birmingham City English championship game on Wednesday at the St Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium.
Oghenekaro Etebo

Oghenekaro Etebo left out of Stoke City’s matchday squad again

Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo was not included in the Stoke City’s squad for their Championship clash against Luton town on Tuesday.
Queen Park Rangers manager Neil Warburton has heaped plaudits on Ebere Eze after the midfielder bagged a brace in Saturday’s 2-0 home win against Preston North End.

Ebere Eze named in English Championship team of the week

Queens Park Rangers midfielder Ebere Eze has been named in Sky Bet Championship team of the week following his impressive performance in Saturday’s 2-0 home win against Preston North End.
Sudanese women's football faced an uphill battle after the country adopted Islamic sharia law in 1983, six years before then-brigadier Omar al-Bashir seized power in an Islamist-backed coup (AFP Photo-Ashraf SHAZLY)

Sudan’s first female football stars push for women’s rights

Within months of Sudan’s first women’s football league kicking off, the championship’s emerging stars are being hailed as icons for equal rights in a country transitioning to civilian rule.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku would do each other good according to Belgium legend Enzo Scifo, who indicated he feels Juventus would be the right destination for his compatriot should he leave Manchester United.

Romelu Lukaku’s agent admits Marcus Rashford contributed to Belgian’s Manchester United departure

Romelu Lukaku’s agent claims the Belgian striker left Manchester United on good terms, with the presence of Marcus Rashford and the desire to take on “another challenge” leading him away from Old Trafford.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun has revealed he is frustrated and angry after not playing a single minute of club football in the English Premier League club this season.

Leon Balogun wants end to racism in football

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun believes tackling racism in football is a collective responsibility and that more punishments are needed to curb the menace.
Juan Mata admits Anthony Martial made “the right decision” in ignoring him during Manchester United’s 3-0 Europa League win over Partizan Belgrade.

Anthony Martial: I have to prove I’m one of the Premier League’s best strikers

Anthony Martial is eager to prove that he is "one of the best strikers in the Premier League" after entering his fifth full season at Manchester United.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, held talks with Queen Parks Rangers midfielder Ebere Eze on Saturday about the possibility of the player representing Nigeria.

NFF supremo begs Nigerian-born England star to play for Nigeria

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick says persuading England under-21 player Ebere Eze to play for the Super Eagles would improve the squad.
Chelsea are still unsure how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with hip trouble. Abraham sat out training at Chelsea’s Cobham base on Friday and will miss Saturday’s Premier League clash with West Ham at Stamford Bridge.

Tammy Abraham injury update ahead of the clash against Aston Villa

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham sustained a hip injury against Valencia in the Champions League and he was unused in the defeat against West Ham in their last Premier League game.
Semi Ajayi delivered impressive performance to help West Bromwich Albion clinch a 4-1 victory against Bristol City in Wednesday’s Championship game.

Semi Ajayi helps West Bromwich Albion extend winning streak against Bristol City

Semi Ajayi delivered impressive performance to help West Bromwich Albion clinch a 4-1 victory against Bristol City in Wednesday’s Championship game.
Tammy Abraham

Tammy Abraham: Chelsea must be at their best at the Mestalla

Tammy Abraham says Chelsea's Champions League duel with Valencia on Wednesday is their biggest game of the season so far.
Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala will be wearing a smile after Arsenal confirmed a pre-season club friendly against Barcelona on Monday.

Barcelona star rolls out plans to inspire young Nigerian girls

Asisat Oshoala is organizing a clinic and championship for young girls under the aegis of her foundation in Lagos this December.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says his four-year spell as a youngster at Manchester United made him into the player he is today.

Gerard Pique: Manchester United spell made me the player I am

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says his four-year spell as a youngster at Manchester United made him into the player he is today.
Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard on Wednesday responded to his side’s 2-1 victory over Lille in the UEFA Champions League at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy.

Chelsea eye a move for Shay Given amid Frank Lampard’s ‘concerns’ over Kepa Arrizabalaga...

The Chelsea manager worked alongside the Irishman at the Championship club last season and was keen to bring Given with him to Stamford Bridge alongside first-team coaches Jody Morris and Chris Jones last summer.

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Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group and chief sponsor of the Dangote Foundation, says he wants to be like Bill Gates and try to give a chunk of his wealth to charity in the next few years.

Dangote Industries targets $30 billion revenue by 2021

The President/Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday said the company would increase its revenue base from $4 billion to $30 billion by 2021.
Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) has unveiled plans to spend about N34 billion over the next 10 years to develop Sunti Community in Niger State, hosting of one of its sugar plants – Sunti Golden Sugar Estates (SGSE).

Flour Mills earmarks N34 billion in Niger

Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) has unveiled plans to spend about N34 billion over the next 10 years to develop Sunti Community in Niger State, hosting of one of its sugar plants – Sunti Golden Sugar Estates (SGSE).
World Bank Group President David Malpass

World Bank: Development partners pool $53 billion to fight poverty in Africa

A coalition of global development partners has announced $82 billion commitment for the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the poorest, to maintain momentum in the fight against extreme poverty.

Central bank targets forex earnings from artificial intelligence, software development

Briefing the media Saturday in Ogere, Ogun State, after the Bankers’ Committee Retreat, the CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said the initiatives are in consonance with theme of the event, ‘Delivering increasing Growth through Digital Finance for the Nigerian Economy.’