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Mario Mandžukić could be in line for a swift return to football according to Cope-Vigo as reported by Marca, with the Croatian striker linked with a move to struggling Celta Vigo.

Mario Mandžukić close to joining Celta Vigo

Mario Mandžukić could be in line for a swift return to football according to Cope-Vigo as reported by Marca, with the Croatian striker linked with a move to struggling Celta Vigo.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

European Union backs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for WTO role

The European Union has endorsed former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation, Bloomberg reported.
Philip Shaibu

No palliative found in Edo deputy governor’s residence – aide

Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has dismissed the widespread allegation that some palliatives were found in his the Conference Hall describing it as wicked and dubious excuse by detractors to attack his home and destroy his properties.
Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland.

Screen unveils the 2020 Stars of Tomorrow

Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland. Screen International...
Oghenekaro Etebo started his first game for Galatasaray in the Europa League clash against Hadjuk Split on Thursday.

Peter Etebo stars in first Europa League game for Galatasaray

Oghenekaro Peter Etebo started his first game for Galatasaray in the Europa League clash against Hadjuk Split on Thursday.
Dominic Thiem produced a historic comeback to beat Alexander Zverev in a nervy five-setter and win the US Open on Sunday for his first Grand Slam title.

US Open: Dominic Thiem beats Alexander Zverev to win first Grand Slam title

Dominic Thiem produced a historic comeback to beat Alexander Zverev in a nervy five-setter and win the US Open on Sunday for his first Grand Slam title.
Dominic Thiem of Austria will play Germany’s Alexander Zverev in the US Open final for their first Grand Slam titles after they won their last-four matches in contrasting styles Friday.

Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev into US Open final

Dominic Thiem of Austria will play Germany’s Alexander Zverev in the US Open final for their first Grand Slam titles after they won their last-four matches in contrasting styles Friday.
Former Chelsea captain Branislav Ivanovic is being linked with a sensational return to England.

Ex-Chelsea skipper set to join West Bromwich Albion

West Brom manager Slaven Bilic has confirmed that the club are on the verge of signing former Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, with the Baggies boss hopeful of getting a deal over the line in “a matter of hours”.
Ivan Rakitić has rejoined Sevilla six years after leaving the club for Barcelona.

Ivan Rakitić rejoins Sevilla from Barcelona

The Croatian returns to the Sanchez-Pizjuan for a nominal €1.5 million fee and has signed a two-year deal with the option for a third. He is also understood to have taken a significant pay cut.
COVID-19 - Coronavirus

Global coronavirus cases surpass 25 million

Global coronavirus cases surged past 25 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, as India marked a worldwide record for daily new cases in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Turkish Super Lig club Konyaspor have signed former Dolphins of Port Harcourt and Akwa United forward Emem Eduok, on loan from Croatian side Hajduk Split.

Emem Eduok joins Turkish Super Lig club Konyaspor on loan

Turkish Super Lig club Konyaspor have signed former Dolphins of Port Harcourt and Akwa United forward Emem Eduok, on loan from Croatian side Hajduk Split.
Lionel Messi reportedly has Barcelona in “suspense” amid talk over his future.

Barcelona in new turmoil after Lionel Messi tells club he wants to leave

Captain Lionel Messi has told Barcelona he wishes to leave the club immediately, a source confirmed on Tuesday, deepening the turmoil within the Catalan side less than two weeks after their humiliating 8-2 defeat by Bayern Munich.
The international community increased pressure on the military junta that has seized power in Mali, as the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie suspended the nation from its membership Tuesday.

Coup: Mali suspended from international Francophone organisation

The international community increased pressure on the military junta that has seized power in Mali, as the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie suspended the nation from its membership Tuesday.
Super Eagles’ defender, Jamilu Collins believes that the Africa Cup of Nations semifinal game against Algeria will be highly technical and they must follow the coach instructions to beat the Northern Africans.

Werder Bremen interested in Collins

Bundesliga club Werder Bremen are looking to sign Nigeria defender Jamilu Collins from relegated SC Paderborn.

DSS invites Obadiah Mailafia again over Boko Haram claims

Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Services, DSS, has against invited former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, over his claims that one of the governors in Northern Nigeria is the head of Boko Haram.
Ghana international Thomas Teye Partey was in action as his Atletico Madrid side succumbed to a 1-0 loss to city rivals Real Madrid in La Liga action in Spain on Saturday.

Atletico pair face fitness race for Champions League return

The Ghanaian international came off in the second half of Atletico’s final La Liga game of the 2019-20 season, with Simeone confirming he was struggling with a muscle injury.
Dejan Lovren thinks Liverpool’s squad unity and experience sees them well set to fight for silverware again this season after lifting the Champions League last campaign.

Dejan Lovren departs Liverpool for Zenit St. Petersburg

Croatian defender Dejan Lovren has left Premier League champions Liverpool for Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg.
Alexis Sanchez believes his failure to shine in a dismal 18 months at Manchester United prior to joining Inter Milan on loan was due to a lack of opportunities.

Negotiations under way for Alexis Sanchez, Ivan Perisic swap deal

Inter Milan and Manchester United are discussing a swap deal involving Alexis Sanchez and Ivan Perisic, according to reports.

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Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Troops raid terrorists’ hideouts, eliminate five in Borno

Troops of Operation Fire Ball have eliminated five Boko Haram (BHT)/ISWAP terrorists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition as well as bags of assorted grains in recent attacks on their hideouts in Borno.
Briefing State House Correspondents on Wednesday after the virtual FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fasola, and Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, gave breakdowns of the approvals.

President Buhari condemns ‘insane’ killing of farmers by Boko Haram in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary- Chief Executive Officer-Designate.

Bible Society appoints new CEO-designate

The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate.
Kidnap

I paid N3 million ransom before I was freed by kidnappers – doctor

Azubuike Iheanacho, the medical doctor that was kidnapped in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, has revealed that he had to pay a ransom before the abductors freed him.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Men’s World Cup served off its first spins on Friday, November 13 and there was a shocking loss for Nigeria’s best table tennis player, Quadri Aruna, who was beaten by Slovenian Darko Jorgic.

Aruna Quadri records third league victory with TTC in German Bundesliga

Aruna Quadri returned to winning ways with TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC) in the Table Tennis Bundesliga as the Nigerian was instrumental to his team’s 3-1 win over TTC OE Bad Homburg at the weekend.