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Nigeria are now the 34th-ranked team in the world according to the September Fifa rankings.

Nigeria now 34th in latest FIFA rankings

The three-time African champions dropped one place from their previous 33rd position, gathering 1482 points, following their 2-2 draw against Ukraine in the international break.
Chelsea hero Ruud Gullit has reacted to Frank Lampard appointment as the club manager

Ruud Gullit advice Real Madrid to get former Barcelona manager

Dutch legend Ruud Gullit has advised crisis hit-Real Madrid to sign former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola to help the club solve their on-field problems after the huge defeat against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.
Chelsea have started negotiations to improve contracts to Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori.

Reports: Chelsea to offer Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori five-year contracts

According to the Guardian, the Blues hierarchy are ready to roll out five-year contracts to the Anglo-Nigerian duo after impressing under manager Frank Lampard.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC set to drag suspects in P&ID contract scandal to court

The anti-graft agency, EFCC, will today charge suspects involved in the P&ID contract negotiations to court.
Manchester United defender Phil Jones views the Europa League as an opportunity to work his way into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first-team plans.

Manchester United’s Phil Jones eyes Europa League chance

Manchester United defender Phil Jones views the Europa League as an opportunity to work his way into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first-team plans.
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne admits he was expecting Raheem Sterling to live up to the picture painted of him by the media.

Xavi Hernandez: Raheem Sterling can succeed Lionel Messi as world’s best player

Barcelona great Xavi believes Raheem Sterling is on course to emerge as the world's best player when Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo leave centre stage.
Tammy Abraham has become the youngest Chelsea player to score a Premier League hat-trick after his goals against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Tammy Abraham opens door to Super Eagles call-up

The fight for Tammy Abraham’s international future between Nigeria and England is far from over after the player’s decision to leave door open to the West African giant.
Wayne Rooney revealed he often practises shooting from beyond halfway after his incredible goal for DC United against Orlando City in MLS.

Wayne Rooney: American players in MLS are underpaid

Former England forward Wayne Rooney says that American players in the Major League Soccer are underpaid as the league heads towards negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement this winter.
Pep Guardiola says fans can't expect Manchester City to win every game, after they were beaten 3-2 at Norwich on Saturday evening.

Pep Guardiola chases Champions League vindication

After a series of painful Champions League failures, Pep Guardiola is on a mission to seal his Manchester City legacy by finally getting his hands on the trophy again.
Tammy Abraham’s brace against Sheffield United in Chelsea’s 2-2 draw on Saturday means he becomes the first Englishman to score at least two goals in consecutive Premier League game for the Blues.

Tammy Abraham not ruling out Nigeria

England youth international, Tammy Abraham, has said that he is not ruling out the possibility of playing for Nigeria but want to focus on helping Chelsea to victories this season.

Emmanuel Emenike joins Belgian club after injury-induced setback

Former Super Eagles forward Emmanuel Emenike has linked up with Belgian First Division B club, KVC Westerlo, after seeing off his contract with Greek side Olympiacos.

Serge Aurier makes U-turn on Tottenham future after pushing for summer switch

The Ivory Coast international defender has endured a testing time since arriving in north London from Paris Saint-Germain in 2017.
Frank Lampard has labelled himself the worst loser in the world after watching Chelsea lose to Liverpool on penalties in the UEFA Super Cup.

Frank Lampard denies lobbying Tammy Abraham to dump Nigeria

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has revealed that he has not spoken to Tammy Abraham about pledging his international future to Nigeria over England.
Callum Wilson scores his first goal of the afternoon. Olly Greenwood-AFP-Getty Images

Callum Wilson score brace as Bournemouth beat Everton at Vitality Stadium

Callum Wilson scored twice as Bournemouth curbed early season optimism over Everton’s prospects with a 3-1 win on Sunday.
Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus jumps to control the ball during the English Premier League football match between Norwich City and Manchester City at Carrow Road in Norwich, eastern England on September 14, 2019. (Photo by Lindsey Parnaby / AFP)

Manchester City stunned by Norwich as Liverpool stretch Premier League lead

Manchester City succumbed to a first Premier League defeat since January in stunning fashion to newly-promoted Norwich 3-2 on Saturday, as Liverpool opened up a five-point lead at the top of the table by beating Newcastle 3-1.
The Foxes boss was unhappy with Marcus Rashford’s decision to go down inside the box under a challenge from centre-back Caglar Soyuncu.

Leicester coach unhappy with ‘soft’ Manchester United penalty

Brendan Rodgers says a ‘soft’ penalty decision resulted in Manchester United picking up all three points in their victory over Leicester.
Tammy Abraham has become the youngest Chelsea player to score a Premier League hat-trick after his goals against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Frank Lampard: I’ll be tougher on Tammy Abraham because he has shown what he...

Frank Lampard never doubted Tammy Abraham would make an impact in the Premier League but has vowed to come down tough if the Chelsea striker allows his current high standards to drop.
Norwich City’s Teemu Pukki celebrates with teammates after scoring their third goal. John Sibley-Action Images via Reuters

Liverpool go five points clear as Manchester City suffer shock defeat at Norwich

Liverpool beat Newcastle by 3-1 on Saturday to go five points clear of second-place Manchester City who later same day suffered a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Norwich in the 2019-20 Premier League title race.

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Kano Hisbah Board arrests four over ‘immorality’

The Kano State Hisbah Board says it has arrested four youths for allegedly committing immoral acts.

NCC advances measures to check pirated books

The Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) says it has advanced strategic measures to check circulation of pirated books in the country.

Clearing agent docked over ‘N510,000 fraud’

A 51-year-old clearing agent, Olaniyi David, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a man of N510,000.