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Lebanon holds general election for first time in nine years

Polls have opened in Lebanon, kicking off the country's first parliamentary elections in nearly a decade.

Paul Merson: Chelsea in danger of becoming another Arsenal

Chelsea have been warned that they are “in danger of becoming another Arsenal”, with Paul Merson seeing similarities between the struggles in north and west London.

Nigeria’s Wilfred Ndidi linked with Liverpool move as Emre Can replacement

Leicester City’s Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has agreed to join Liverpool this summer, according to a report on the Daily Star.

Mauricio Pochettino: No talks yet over Harry Kane’s future at Tottenham

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says Harry Kane has been too upset by Wednesday's Champions League elimination to have considered his future.

Everton owner wants Arsene Wenger as replacement for Sam Allardyce

Everton are eyeing a sensational move for embattled Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, to replace Sam Allardyce.

Peter Hill-Wood: Arsene Wenger has overstayed his welcome

Former Arsenal chairman, Peter Hill-Wood, has said that manager Arsene Wenger has overstayed at the club.

Ex-Bangladeshi premier Khaleda Zia jailed for five years in corruption case

A court in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, has sentenced former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to five years in jail in a corruption case.

Super Eagles are like Chelsea – Victor Moses

Nigeria star Victor Moses has compared the Super Eagles’ self-belief to that of Premier League champions Chelsea.

Mohamed Salah didn’t fail at Chelsea – Danny Murphy

Former Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy says Egyptian star Mohamed Salah was not a failure at Chelsea, arguing that he never had a chance to settle at Stamford Bridge.

Return to football management not on my agenda – Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce insists returning to football management is not on his agenda amid reports West Brom will target him.

I’m not thinking about the transfer window now – Riyad Mahrez

Leicester City’s Algerian star Riyad Mahrez says he is not thinking about the January transfer window just yet, insisting he is focused on his performances.

Deadly plague hits Madagascar, nine others on high alert

The death toll from Madagascar has reached 143 with a total of 2,000 infected as it rapidly spreads through the African nation.

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure desperate for UEFA Champions League glory

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure has said that he wants to win another Uefa Champions League trophy ‘so badly’.

Richarlison needs protection – Marco Silva

Watford head coach Marco Silva wants referees to give Richarlison more protection.

I didn’t get Aitor Karanka sacked at Middlesbrough – Stewart Downing

Stewart Downing has denied claims that he was responsible for the dismissal of former Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka.

Arsenal agree deal to sign Lemar in January

Arsenal have agreed a deal with Monaco for the signing of Thomas Lemar in the January transfer window, according to the Daily Star.

French magazine ordered to pay €190,000 over Kate’s topless photos

A French court ruled Tuesday that a French celebrity magazine must pay €100,000 in damages to Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate over topless photos of the duchess published in 2012.

French court to rule on Duchess of Cambridge topless snaps

A French court will rule Tuesday on whether a French celebrity magazine should pay 1.5 million euros ($1.8 million) in damages sought by Prince William and his wife Kate for topless photos published of the duchess in 2012.

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NIMASA donates relief materials to Bakassi IDPs

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Wednesday donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ekpiri Effiom/Obutong, Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River.

Armed robbers kill policeman in Nasarawa

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Ekiti agog for Governor-elect Fayemi as he gets INEC’s certificate of return

It was pomp on Wednesday as Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, received the certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) while a huge crowd of supporters rallied round him.

Man remanded for allegedly defiling 14-year-old boy

A 52- year-old trader, Emeka Nwobochi, who allegedly defiled a 14-year-old boy was on Wednesday remanded at the Kirikiri Prisons, Lagos, by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

NSCDC to intensify fight against oil theft, pipeline vandalism in Bayelsa

Christiana Abiakam, the new Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Bayelsa, on Wednesday pledged to intensify the fight against oil theft and pipeline vandalism in the area.