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Guards Brigade holds special parade as Muhammadu Buhari marks 76th birthday

The Guards Brigade is to hold a Special Parade as part of activities to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 76th birthday.
A typically gritty performance from Eric Dier who received his customary yellow card but also scored a goal to silence to the Emirates. Sadly for him, it didn’t last. AFP-Getty Images

Tottenham’s Eric Dier out until 2019 after having appendix removed

Tottenham will be without midfielder Eric Dier until 2019 after he had surgery to remove his appendix.

Fulham ready to battle Arsenal in race to sign Chelsea’s Gary Cahill

Fulham are reportedly interested in signing Gary Cahill from West London neighbours Chelsea during the January transfer window.
Gabriel Jesus

Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling fire as Manchester City snatch top spot from Liverpool

Manchester City laid down the gauntlet to Liverpool by leapfrogging their title rivals back to the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win over Everton at the Etihad on Saturday.
Rio Ferdinard Manchester United

Rio Ferdinard rules out Manchester United from winning Premiership and Champions League

Rio Ferdinand has ruled out any chances of Manchester United winning the 2018/2019 English Premier League and Uefa Champions League titles.
Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola: Premier League title race similar to Barcelona-Real Madrid battles

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes the Premier League title race is similar to what he experienced when battling Real Madrid with Barcelona in La Liga.
Chelsea’s Europa League draw at Vidi was marred by ‘abhorrent’ antisemetic chants. Photograph- Matthew Childs-Action Images via Reuters

Premier League calls on fans to behave after incidents of abuse

The Premier League published a message to fans on Friday calling on them to support their teams in the right way following recent incidents of abuse that have blighted the game.
Jose Mourinho has warned Jurgen Klopp that “trophies matter” as a man with three at Manchester United prepares to lock horns again with a Liverpool boss still waiting on his first in England.

Jose Mourinho tells Jurgen Klopp he needs to start winning trophies

Jose Mourinho has warned Jurgen Klopp that “trophies matter” as a man with three at Manchester United prepares to lock horns again with a Liverpool boss still waiting on his first in England.
Arsenal have sold striker Chuba Akpom to Greek club PAOK for an undisclosed fee.

Arsenal’s Chuba Akpom ready to play for Nigeria

PAOK Salonica on loaned Arsenal attacker Chuba Akpom has made himself available for selection for Super Eagles matches after he turned down the offer years back.

Chelsea agree £12 million Crystal Palace bid for Victor Moses

Former Nigeria International Victor Moses could be on his way out of Chelsea in the January transfer window, with one of his former clubs said to be extremely interested.

West Ham and Crystal Palace in talks to sign Yaya Toure

Former Manchester City midfielder and three times Premier League winner, Yaya Toure, has set his heart on returning to England following his ill-fated spell at Olympiakos.

Martin Glenn to leave role as English FA chief at end of season

Glenn has presided over a number of significant successes on the pitch during his time at Wembley, including England reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup in Russia under Gareth Southgate.

Arsene Wenger tips Zinedine Zidane for Premier League post amid ongoing Manchester United talk

Zinedine Zidane continues to spark speculation regarding a possible role at Manchester United and fellow Frenchman Arsene Wenger believes he should take a Premier League post.
Robin van Persie

Ian Wright: Robin van Persie’s decision to swap Arsenal for Manchester United was justified

Arsenal legend Ian Wright says that Robin van Persie was justified in his decision to leave the Gunners for Manchester United.
Arsenal’s Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira (C) celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 8, 2018. Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP

Lucas Torreira reveals surprise phone call from Unai Emery prior to Arsenal move

Lucas Torreira has revealed how Unai Emery phoned him prior to the World Cup to personally persuade him to move to Arsenal.
Raheem Sterling

Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling named Premier League player of the month

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling has been named November's Premier League player of the month.
Nigerian born England-based boxer, Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo

Larry Ekundayo to defend European welterweight title

England-based Nigerian boxer Larry Ekundayo will defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) European welterweight title against Louis Greene of the United Kingdom on Friday evening.
Shola Shoretire

Manchester United U19s call up 14-year-old Nigerian winger Shola Shoretire for Valencia clash

Manchester United have called up 14-year-old Nigerian winger Shola Shoretire for their UEFA Youth League game with Valencia on Wednesday.

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Yuletide: NSCDC deploys 2,000 officers in Plateau

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Plateau Command, on Wednesday said it had deployed 2,000 of its men and officers in the state to ensure a crime-free and peaceful Yuletide.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Muhammadu Buhari declines assent to two more bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to two more Bills namely the National Transport Commission Bill and Federal Road Authority Establishment Bill.
Sporting Charleroi Belgium Victor Osimhen

Victor Osimhen doubtful for Waregem vs Charleroi clash over injury

Sporting Charleroi striker Victor Osimhen is doubtful for Sunday’s Belgian Pro Division league clash against Zulte Waregem due to injury.

Enugu DisCo assures South-East of improved electricity supply

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has assured its numerous customers in the South-East geo-political zone of improved electricity supply and technical support during the Yuletide.

Yakubu Dogara urges Muhammadu Buhari to constitute North East Development Commission

Yakubu Dogara, House of Representatives Speaker, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately constitute the North East Development Commission (NEDC) so that the region can be developed and the people there reintegrated.