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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.
Crystal Palace rubberstamped Premier League survival and ended a winless run of five games with a 2-0 victory at Sheffield United.

Crystal Palace confirm Premier League safety with win at Sheffield Utd

Crystal Palace are safe for another season as goals from Christian Benteke and Eberechi Eze downed Sheffield United 2-0 to confirm the Eagles’ Premier League survival.
Manchester City and Chelsea could emerge as contenders to sign Robert Lewandowski if he leaves Bayern Munich this summer, ESPN reports.

Bayern Munich win ninth successive Bundesliga title

Bayern Munich have been crowned Bundesliga champions for a ninth successive season, with Hansi Flick set to bow out with another title under his belt.
Voters in an opposition stronghold turned en masse to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives, boosting his parliamentary majority on Friday despite a high COVID-19 death toll, last year's record economic slump and cronyism charges.

Voters flock to British premier’s party as Labour loses northeast stronghold

Voters in an opposition stronghold turned en masse to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives, boosting his parliamentary majority on Friday despite a high COVID-19 death toll, last year's record economic slump and cronyism charges.

Reuben Abati: President Buhari running ‘a regime of secrecy’

The former spokesman to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati, says Nigeria is running “a regime of secrecy” under the Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Jill Mortimer of Conservative Party waits at Mill House Leisure Centre as ballots are being counted, in Hartlepool, Britain May 7, 2021. REUTERS-Lee Smith

British premier’s party sweeps to victory in bellwether election

Britain's ruling Conservative Party won a new seat in parliament on Friday, sweeping aside the incumbent Labour Party with a victory in the northern English town of Hartlepool that tightens its grip on traditional Labour-voting areas.
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.

Pep Guardiola: Champions League semi-final second leg harder than the final

Pep Guardiola believes his Manchester City players are facing the toughest task in European football as they take on Paris Saint-Germain in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
FILE PHOTO - People attend a protest against Myanmar's military coup in Launglon, Myanmar April 23, 2021 in this picture obtained by Reuters. DAWEI WATCH via REUTERS

Myanmar activists call for new non-cooperation campaign

Activists opposed to Myanmar’s junta called on Monday for people to stop paying electricity bills and agricultural loans, and keep their children away from school, scorning the top general’s pledge at a regional summit to end the post-coup crisis.
Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has hit back at speculation he’s demanded in excess of £180,000-a-week to sign a new deal at Stamford Bridge.

Leicester ‘interested’ in Tammy Abraham this summer

Transfer insider Fabrizio Romano has just reported that Leicester City are one the sides ‘interested’ in signing out-of-favour Chelsea star Tammy Abraham this summer.
Paris Saint-Germain were revelling in the joy of knocking holders Bayern Munich out of the Champions League in midweek when Neymar offered more cause for celebration.

Paris Saint-Germain wait for Neymar to sign contract extension

Paris Saint-Germain were revelling in the joy of knocking holders Bayern Munich out of the Champions League in midweek when Neymar offered more cause for celebration.
Trent Alexander-Arnold scored an injury-time winner as Liverpool came from behind to beat Aston Villa and end a run of six consecutive defeats at Anfield.

Trent Alexander-Arnold’s injury-time winner rescues Liverpool against Villa

Trent Alexander-Arnold scored an injury-time winner as Liverpool came from behind to beat Aston Villa and end a run of six consecutive defeats at Anfield.
Porto boss Sergio Conceicao fears a backlash from Chelsea after their home thumping by West Brom.

Porto boss: I wish Chelsea had beaten West Brom

Porto boss Sergio Conceicao fears a backlash from Chelsea after their home thumping by West Brom.
Soccer Football – Champions League – Round of 16 Second Leg – Juventus v Olympique Lyonnais – Allianz Stadium, Turin, Italy – August 7, 2020 Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their first goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

Juve look to reboot Serie A title defence in Turin derby

Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Serie A on Saturday with Juventus looking to reboot their title defence against struggling city rivals Torino.

Former Manchester United legendary boss reveals traits he looked for in signings

The Scottish manager spent 27 years in charge of the Old Trafford side after spells at East Stirlingshire, St Mirren, Aberdeen and St Johnstone.
UFC star Jessica Eye has followed a number of her colleagues in signing up to OnlyFans, with the American flyweight vowing to fill her page with “adult only” content

UFC star Jessica Eye launches OnlyFans page for adults only

UFC star Jessica Eye has followed a number of her colleagues in signing up to OnlyFans, with the American flyweight vowing to fill her page with “adult only” content
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Governor Akeredolu: Ondo will not be part of any Oodua Republic

Ondo State will not be part of the sovereign Yoruba State being agitated for by some groups, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu declared in Monday in Akure.
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho believes his star man Harry Kane is surrounded by the ideal pieces.

Harry Kane admits Europa League exit was ‘embarrassing’ for Tottenham stars

Harry Kane admits Tottenham’s shock Europa League exit at the hands of Dinamo Zagreb was “embarrassing” for the players.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho has blamed Carlos Vinicius after their loss to Chelsea, saying the player doesn’t press his opponents with great intensity.

Jose Mourinho: Tottenham are being disrupted by ‘agents’ and ’selfishness’

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has called for backing from the club’s hierarchy to create a united dressing room after accusing outside influences of disrupting his team.
Lawrence Okolie a British national born to Nigerian parents has become the new WBO cruiserweight champion after defeating Krzysztof Glowacki.

Lawrence Okolie emerges WBO cruiserweight champion

Lawrence Okolie, a British national born to Nigerian parents, has become the new WBO cruiserweight champion after defeating Krzysztof Glowacki.
Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma heaped praises on his players following their complete performance against Bloemfontein Celtics.

Rivers Utd boss: Confederation Cup exit trauma over

Everything seemed to be falling apart in the Garden City of Port Harcourt in the wake of Rivers United’s excruciating loss to Enyimba FC in the playoff round of the CAF Confederation Cup.
Franck Kessie claims AC Milan have proved to be at the same level with Manchester United despite their exit from the Uefa Europa League.

Franck Kessie: AC Milan proved to be at Manchester United’s level

Franck Kessie claims AC Milan have proved to be at the same level with Manchester United despite their exit from the Uefa Europa League.
Manchester City and Real Madrid coasted into the 2020-2021 UEFA Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday.

Manchester City, Real Madrid coast to UEFA Champions League quarter-finals

Manchester City and Real Madrid coasted into the 2020/2021 UEFA Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday.

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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana urges African leaders to invest more in public health

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Rivers governor tightens curfew over attack on police

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Edinson Cavani has signed a contract extension at Manchester United that keeps the Uruguay striker at the club until June 2022.

Manchester United legend thrilled with Edinson Cavani’s new deal

Neville has admitted he was not convinced when the Red Devils signed Cavani last year, but was delighted to be proved wrong and feels United are a better team with the 34-year-old leading the line.
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Champions League final set to hold in Portugal

Portugal has been described as ‘increasingly likely’ to host the Champions League final for the second year running as a result of ‘failed’ talks so far between UEFA and the English FA.

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Tokyo Olympics organisers are eyeing next July as a start date for the postponed Games, Japanese media reported Sunday, following the historic decision to delay the event due to the coronavirus.

Most Japanese want Tokyo Olympics cancelled

A campaign to cancel the Tokyo Olympics is gaining pace – as polls say 80% of Japanese people want the games to be called off, Sky News reports.
Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero has issued an apology for his penalty miss against Chelsea.

Manchester City boss reacts to Sergio Aguero’s penalty miss vs Chelsea

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has reacted to Sergio Aguero’s shocking penalty miss during Manchester City’s 2-1 defeat to Chelsea at the Etihad on Saturday.

Former Anambra council boss joins governorship race

A former Chairman of Nnewi South local government council, Rommy Okoli, has joined the race for the November 6 Anambra governorship election, under the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).
A fresh oil spill has reportedly rocked the Egbebiri community, Biseni Kingdom in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

Fresh oil spill hits Bayelsa community

According to Environment Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) field reports, the spill, which was attributed to equipment failure, occurred at Idu Well 11, a facility owned by the Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC.
Javi Martinez admits the time is approaching for him to experience “something new”, with the World Cup winner approaching the end of his contract at Bayern Munich.

Bayern Munich confirm Javi Martinez will leave in the summer after nine-years

Bayern Munich have confirmed that Javi Martinez will bring the curtain down on his trophy-laden nine-year career at Allianz Arena this summer.