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Multichoice, organiser of the Big Brother Naija, has revealed the names of ten shortlisted candidates likely to make it to the house for the 2019 edition of the reality TV show. #BBNaija

BBNaija: Organisers announce N30m cash prize for winner

The winner of the highly anticipated Big Brother Naija season 4, which premieres on Sunday, will walk away with N30 million cash prize.
San Siro

San Siro to be ‘knocked down’ – AC Milan chief

AC Milan and Inter are moving ahead with plans to demolish their famous San Siro stadium, Rossoneri president Paolo Scaroni has claimed.
Multichoice, organiser of the Big Brother Naija, has revealed the names of ten shortlisted candidates likely to make it to the house for the 2019 edition of the reality TV show. #BBNaija

BBNaija season four winner to smile home with N60 million worth of prizes

Organisers of the Big Brother Nigeria have announced that the winner of the upcoming fourth season will walk away with 60 million Naira worth of prizes.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin hits out at Arsenal and Chelsea Europa League final backlash.

Aleksander Ceferin: English clubs are losing popularity

The popularity of English clubs across Europe is being damaged by complaints over the decision to hold the Europa League final in Azerbaijan, according to UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin.
Lennart Johansson said creating the Champions League to replace the European Cup was his proudest achievement at Uefa. Getty Images

Ex-UEFA president Lennart Johansson is dead

Lennart Johansson, who was president of European football body UEFA from 1990 to 2007, has died at the age of 89, the Swedish football federation said on Wednesday.
The UEFA Champions League trophy is taken away after the draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League football tournament at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon on December 12, 2016. - AFP PHOTO - Fabrice COFFRINI

Moment of silence to be held for Jose Antonio Reyes ahead of Champions League...

A moment of silence for Jose Antonio Reyes shall be observed at the Wanda Metropolitano ahead of the Champions League final, UEFA has confirmed.
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu

Real Madrid overtake Manchester United as Europe’s most valuable club

Real Madrid has overtaken Manchester United as Europe's most valuable club according to new analysis from KPMG.
Aleksander Ceferin, the Uefa president, says a European Super League is ‘a fiction or a dream’. Thanassis Stavrakis-AP

UEFA: Unpredictability is good for business

UEFA competitions do not depend on big clubs reaching the final matches to make them commercially successful, the European football body’s marketing chief Guy-Laurent Epstein has said.
[FILE] Leicester City’s Northern Irish manager Brendan Rodgers applauds the fans following the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Fulham at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on March 9, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Liverpool turn to Brendan Rodgers to halt Manchester City

Manchester City must overhaul Liverpool once more in a titanic Premier League title race when Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers attempts to help out his old club at the Etihad on Monday.
Ayoze Pérez (front) celebrates scoring Newcastle’s winner at Leicester with Miguel Almirón. Carl Recine-Action Images via Reuters

Ayoze Perez seals Newcastle win at Leicester

Rafa Benitez has urged Newcastle to be “more competitive” in the summer transfer market after they took a big step to retaining their Premier League status with victory at Leicester.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has tasked John Ogu to leave the Israeli league for a more recognised league in Europe if he is to have a future with the team.

Nigeria’s John Ogu seeks fresh challenges outside Israel

Nigeria international John Ogu has admitted he wants to leave Israeli side Hapoel Beer Sheva at the end of the season.
Christian Pulisic

Brian McBride: Christian Pulisic will settle in well in Premier League after £58m Chelsea...

Christian Pulisic has the necessary attributes to make a major impact in the Premier League with Chelsea, according to former Fulham striker Brian McBride.
Jürgen Klopp was ecstatic after Liverpool secured safe passage to the Champions League quarter-finals. Ahmad Mora-ProSports-REX-Shutterstock

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool are among Europe’s elite again

Liverpool’s 3-1 Champions League win at Bayern Munich proved they are “back at the top level of European football”, according to manager Jurgen Klopp.

Aleksander Ceferin re-elected as UEFA president

Aleksander Ceferin has been re-elected to a fresh four-year term as president of European football governing body UEFA on Thursday.
Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi’s Middlesbrough jersey number has been revealed, the former Chelsea midfielder will wear Number 2.

Gernot Rohr happy over Mikel Obi’s move to Middlesbrough

Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr is happy that the team’s captain John Mikel has found a new club in Europe with his latest move to the English Championship side Middlesbrough.
Real Madrid are champions in the money league. Above Madrid players after winning their their third Club World Cup trophy

Real Madrid topple Manchester United in Money League

Real Madrid have knocked Manchester United off the top of Deloitte’s Football Money League, but the Premier League still flexed its financial muscle, with all of England’s ‘Big Six’ featuring in the top 10 for the first time.
UEFA is predicting Liverpool will become the first football club to post pre-tax profits exceeding €100 million in their 2017-18 financial accounts.

Liverpool set for record financial results after Philippe Coutinho sale, Champions League run

UEFA is predicting Liverpool will become the first football club to post pre-tax profits exceeding €100 million in their 2017-18 financial accounts.

Jose Mourinho: Why I did not sign Egypt legend Mohamed Aboutrika

World-renowned coach Jose Mourinho has disclosed that he was interested in signing Egyptian football icon Mohamed Aboutrika during his first stint as the Chelsea FC manager.

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NSE drops to 27,000 mark, amid Seplat losses

The All-Share Index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday reached all time low of 27,864.49 due to sell pressure in Seplat and 18 other equities.
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Afcon 2021: Qualifiers draw pairs Nigeria with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin

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Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

A Delta State High Court sitting in Warri Judicial Division presided over Justice A.A. Onojovwo, has sentenced one Victor Nwankpa to death by hanging for armed robbery.
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.