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Chelsea manager Frank Lampard reacts, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Michael Regan-Pool via REUTERS

Frank Lampard feels ‘judged differently’ as an English coach

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard believes English managers are judged differently to their foreign counterparts and says more should be given the opportunity to lead Premier League clubs.
Wayne Rooney has backed Dominic Calvert-Lewin to build on his impressive start with England, believing the Everton forward deserved an opportunity at international level ahead of Tammy Abraham.

Wayne Rooney: Dominic Calvert-Lewin deserved England chance before Tammy Abraham

Wayne Rooney has backed Dominic Calvert-Lewin to build on his impressive start with England, believing the Everton forward deserved an opportunity at international level ahead of Tammy Abraham.
Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.

Edouard Mendy: I’m fit to make Chelsea debut vs West Brom

Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.
Glasgow Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has confirmed that Nigeria’s Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun will be ready for the Europa League clash with Lincoln Reds Imp of Gibraltar.

Rangers boss expects Leon Balogun to be ready for Europa clash with Gilbratar

Glasgow Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has confirmed that Nigeria’s Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun will be ready for the Europa League clash with Lincoln Reds Imp of Gibraltar.
Everton have confirmed the sensational signing of Real Madrid playmaker James Rodríguez.

Everton complete signing of James Rodríguez

Everton have confirmed the sensational signing of Real Madrid playmaker James Rodríguez.
Newcastle United are delighted to announce the signing of striker Callum Wilson from AFC Bournemouth.

Callum Wilson joins Newcastle on four-year deal

Newcastle have confirmed the signing of striker Callum Wilson from Bournemouth.
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard hopes Joe Aribo will be fit for the Gers Scottish Premiership home clash against Kilmarnock on Saturday.

Steven Gerrard rues Joe Aribo absence in Rangers’ draw vs Livingston

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard hopes Joe Aribo will be fit for the Gers Scottish Premiership home clash against Kilmarnock on Saturday.
Carlo Ancelotti says Everton are ready for an acid test of their revival under his leadership as the Champions League hopefuls head to Arsenal on Sunday at the start of a tough run of games.

Everton face stern test of Carlo Ancelotti-led revival

Ancelotti’s side has taken 17 points from his eight Premier League matches in charge — a return bettered only by runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool (24) over the same period — and have moved from 15th to ninth since the Italian arrived in December.
Jurgen Klopp feels Carlo Ancelotti's arrival at Everton makes them more dangerous opponents for Liverpool in the FA Cup, despite the latter's strong record in the Merseyside derby.

Jurgen Klopp: Everton more dangerous under Carlo Ancelotti

Jurgen Klopp feels Carlo Ancelotti's arrival at Everton makes them "more dangerous" opponents for Liverpool in the FA Cup, despite the latter's strong record in the Merseyside derby.
Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

FA Cup: Jurgen Klopp vows to make life difficult for Carlo Ancelotti on the...

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is good enough friends with Carlo Ancelotti to consider inviting him to a party at his house but would not do so because of the difficulty it may cause the new Everton boss.
Manchester United have made signing Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin a priority, according to a report in England.

Everton star tops Manchester United transfer list

Manchester United have made signing Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin a priority, according to a report in England.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin got Carlo Ancelotti’s managerial reign off to a winning start as his diving header secured a 1-0 win over Burnley at Goodison Park.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin earns Carlo Ancelotti debut win at Everton

Dominic Calvert-Lewin got Carlo Ancelotti’s managerial reign off to a winning start as his diving header secured a 1-0 win over Burnley at Goodison Park.
English Premier League

Premier League not following FIFA advice for handling racism

Tottenham has asked the Premier League to clarify the procedures it follows in the wake of the fallout from Chelsea defender Antonio Rüdiger reporting being subjected to monkey noises from the home fans in Sunday’s London derby.
Carlo Ancelotti is an admirer of Everton talent Moise Kean but believes the striker needs time to settle in the Premier League.

Carlo Ancelotti urges patience with Everton’s Moise Kean

Carlo Ancelotti is an admirer of Everton talent Moise Kean but believes the striker needs time to settle in the Premier League.
Carlo Ancelotti gets his first Everton call right by promoting Duncan Ferguson

Everton boss recalls how Chelsea sacked him at Goodison Park

Everton boss, Carlo Ancelotti, admits he was originally sacked by Chelsea at Goodison Park.
Carlo Ancelotti says he wants to play “attractive, aggressive football” at Everton – building on the work of interim Toffees boss Duncan Ferguson.

Carlo Ancelotti: Everton will play ‘attractive, aggressive’ football

Carlo Ancelotti says he wants to play “attractive, aggressive football” at Everton – building on the work of interim Toffees boss Duncan Ferguson.
Alex Iwobi has suffered a hamstring injury in Everton’s home game against Arsenal on Saturday in Goodison Park.

Alex Iwobi picks up hamstring injury against Arsenal at Goodison Park

The midfielder felt some discomfort around his hamstring and was subbed off just 11 minutes into the game.
Premier League campaigners Arsenal are immediately entering talks with Carlo Ancelotti after his sacking by Napoli.

Everton announce Carlo Ancelotti as new manager

English Premier League (EPL) clubside Everton on Saturday named former Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti as their new manager.
Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.

New Everton boss to resume at Goodison Park on Monday

The Italian will be at Goodison for Saturday’s visit of Arsenal — the club he was originally expected to take over — where caretaker Duncan Ferguson will be in charge for the final time.
The two Manchester sides will face each other in a bid to reach the Carabao Cup final

Manchester City set up League Cup semi-final against Manchester United

Manchester City have dominated the League Cup under Guardiola but rarely have they been tested quite like they were by Oxford United.
Carlo Ancelotti will appoint his son Davide and Duncan Ferguson as his assistants when he takes over at Everton.

Carlo Ancelotti to appoint son, Duncan Ferguson as Everton assistants

Carlo Ancelotti will appoint his son Davide and Duncan Ferguson as his assistants when he takes over at Everton.
Carlo Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti set to ‘sign as Everton manager’

Carlo Ancelotti is ‘ready to sign as Everton manager’, according to Guardian and Sky Italy journalist Fabrizio Romano.

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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.

Ebonyi: Gunmen attack police station in Izzi

Some gunmen in the early hours of Monday attacked the Iboko Divisional Police Station in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria’s South-east.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Imo hunter kills lover for ‘cheating on him’

A source in the community told newsmen that the victim simply identified as Chinwendu visited the suspect from her village, Ohabele in Obosima community in Ohaji/ Egbema LGA of the state after returning from Aba in Abia state.
FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe in the upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election, a source close to one of the candidates told AFP.

FIFA favours Patrice Motsepe for CAF presidency

FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe in the upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election, a source close to one of the candidates told AFP.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has dismissed Jurgen Klopp’s claim that Liverpool can no longer hope to defend their Premier League title.

Manchester City in bizarre spat with Opta

Manchester City are in another battle with stats boffins Opta over Pep Guardiola’s managerial record.
A Presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2019, Chief Charles Udeogaranya, has said that the way things are going in Nigeria, Ndigbo Republic may emerge instead of Biafra.

Charles Udeogaranya: Ndigbo Republic may emerge if South-East fails to produce president in 2023

According to him, “if after 50 years of Nigeria/Biafra civil war and political power brokers do not find it expediently urgent to close this monumental gap of inequality by giving a sense of belonging to the South-East region of Nigeria, then Ndigbo Republic (NR) is inevitable and I will lead the struggle of its actualisation.”

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Police rescue abducted monarch in Calabar

The Cross River State Police Command has rescued an 81-year-old Monarch who was whisked away from his house at Ambo by Idang in the Calabar South Local government area late Monday night.

Governor Ikpeazu: Senator Abaribe a fearless advocate of justice

Gov Okezie Ikpeazu has described the Senate Minority Leader and senator representing Abia South, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, as “a fearless advocate of justice and egalitarianism”.
A former Head of the Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Communication and Information Science at the University of Ilorin, Adesina Azeez, has been promoted to the position of a professor.

UNILORIN names first professor of mass communication

A former Head of the Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Communication and Information Science at the University of Ilorin, Adesina Azeez, has been promoted to the position of a professor.
Pep Guardiola believes City winning 20 games in succession could be the greatest achievement under his tenure – given the circumstances that surround it.

Pep Guardiola: This could be our greatest achievement

Pep Guardiola believes City winning 20 games in succession could be the greatest achievement under his tenure – given the circumstances that surround it.
The Progressive Students’ Movement (PSM), has lauded the National Assembly for the speedy confirmation of Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as Chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).

National Assembly hailed for confirming Abdulrasheed Bawa as EFCC chairman

The Progressive Students’ Movement (PSM), has lauded the National Assembly for the speedy confirmation of Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as Chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).