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Napoli’s Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti watches his players from the touchline during the UEFA Champions League group C football match between Liverpool and Napoli at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, north west England on December 11, 2018. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Carlo Ancelotti frustration as Napoli denied “cherry on the cake”

Carlo Ancelotti conceded it was a bitter pill to swallow as Napoli came so close before being denied a place in the Champions League knock-out rounds with a dramatic 1-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

ICAO inaugurates training centre at MMIA Lagos

International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) inaugurates the ICAO Aviation Security Training Centre (ASTC) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos
Isaac Success Watford

Isaac Success grateful to Watford for chance to revive ailing career

Nigeria forward Isaac Success reveals he feared his Premier League dream was over after his struggles at Premier League club Watford last season
Alex Iwobi

Alex Iwobi celebrates Arsenal unbeaten run in EPL

Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi celebrates Arsenal unbeaten streak this season following Saturday’s hard fought 1-0 home win against Huddersfield Town at the Emirates Stadium
Jadon Sancho

Borussia Dortmund to keep Jadon Sancho amid Manchester City links

Jadon Sancho will continue to play at Borussia Dortmund next season, according to the club's sporting director Michael Zorc.
Grace Millane

New Zealand police say missing British tourist was murdered

Twenty-two-year-old British backpacker Grace Millane, who had been missing in New Zealand since last week, was murdered, police said on Saturday.
Yemi Osinbajo

Federal government blasts critic of Trademoni scheme

Speaking in Ilorin, Kwara State, when he came to formally launch the scheme, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, said the scheme was duly approved by the National Assembly since 2015 but that federal lawmakers also delayed its implementation till now.
President Buhari presides over 2018 Investiture and Conferment of the Nigerian National Order of Merit Award (NNOM) on Prof. Olufemi Obafemi on 6th Dec 2018-5

Muhammadu Buhari confers National Merit Award on Olufemi Obafemi

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday conferred the 2018 Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) award on Professor Olufemi Obafemi, with a charge to the nation’s academics to sustain scholarship and research while contributing to nation building.
Chelsea’s Spanish striker Alvaro Morata (C) celebrates after the ball beats Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Portuguese goalkeeper Rui Patricio (2R floor) for Chelsea’s first goal scored by Chelsea’s English midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Chelsea at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on December 5, 2018. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK / AFP) /

Maurizio Sarri slams Chelsea’s complacency in defeat at Wolves

Maurizio Sarri accused his Chelsea players of over-confidence after throwing away a lead to lose 2-1 at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Wednesday.
Atlanta United's Miguel Almiron

Atlanta United’s Miguel Almiron prefers Premier League over La Liga or Serie A

While many South American players gravitate toward Spain, but the Paraguay international, 24, has never hidden his desire to play in the English top flight and is a reported target for Newcastle.
Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup

FIFA releases $209 million to clubs from 2018 World Cup earnings

Manchester City lead the way with just over 5 million dollars as FIFA on Tuesday announced it has dished out 209 million Euros to clubs.
Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate concerned as number of English players starting in Premier League drops below...

England coach Gareth Southgate has said he is worried that only 54 players eligible for his team -- 24.5 percent -- started Premier League matches last weekend.
Cao Yupeng, who is ranked 44 in the world, had part of his ban suspended after he showed remorse and agreed to assist in player education and the fight against corruption in snooker. Tom Jenkins for the Guardian

Chinese snooker duo banned for match-fixing

Chinese snooker players Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng have been banned from the sport for match-fixing with the former being given the longest suspension since English player Stephen Lee received a 12-year ban in 2013.
Christian Pulisic

Chelsea will battle to sign Borussia Dortmund’s Christian Pulisic

Christian Pulisic is one of Chelsea's top transfer targets, but the Blues are trying to negotiate down the £70 million ($89m) price tag set by Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund.
Missile fire is seen from Damascus, Syria May 10, 2018. (REUTERS-OMAR SANADIKI)

Israeli jets bomb targets in south Syria

Israeli jets bombed several areas in southern Syria and near Damascus on Thursday drawing retaliatory fire from the ground, a monitoring group said.
Gylfi Sigurdsson

Gylfi Sigurdsson: Everton confident of good show at Anfield

Everton’s ability to grind out results has boosted their confidence ahead of Sunday’s Merseyside derby against Liverpool in the English Premier League, midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson said on Thursday.
Naby Keita

Jurgen Klopp: Naby Keita will be a massive player for Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has stated that Guinea midfielder Naby Keita will be a “massive player in the future” for the English club.
Neymar

Neymar scores for PSG to leave Liverpool hopes in the balance

Paris St Germain (PSG) revived their UEFA Champions League campaign with a 2-1 win over Liverpool in Group C on Wednesday.

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Federal government to auction N70 billion bonds

The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
Dortmund’s players react after the German first division Bundesliga football match Schalke 04 vs Borussia Dortmund on December 8, 2018 in Gelsenkirchen. (Photo by Patrik STOLLARZ - AFP) -

Borussia Dortmund hope to avoid Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in last 16

Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
Gina Haspel

CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.