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Mohamed Salah: It’s my dream to win the Premier League

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah says he dreams of winning the Premier League and wants to do "something special" in this season's Champions League.

Wayne Rooney chose Everton ‘pressure’ over China payday

Wayne Rooney says he chose the "pressure" of returning to boyhood club Everton over a massive payday in China when he left Manchester United.

Wayne Rooney: I returned to Everton because he wanted the ‘pressure’

Wayne Rooney chose to return to Everton rather than move to a country such as China because he wanted the "pressure" of being back at his boyhood club.

I’m an Arsenal fan – Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba may be very much a Manchester United player, but the Frenchman admits to being a fan of Arsenal.

English FA to introduce new grievance procedures by Christmas – Martin Glenn

New grievance and whistle-blowing procedures will be in place at the Football Association by Christmas, says chief executive Martin Glenn.

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Ecuadorian embassy refutes visa-free agreement news

The Embassy of Ecuador refutes fake news published by several media houses over Ecuador and Nigeria signing a visa-free agreement for Nigerian citizens.

Ex-CIBN chief blames National Assembly for tampering with 2018 Budget

Prof. Olusegun Ajibola, immediate past president, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), on Thursday criticised the National Assembly for tampering with provisions for critical projects in the 2018 budget.
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Recep Erdogan poll rival vows change in giant Izmir rally

The chief rival to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in this weekend's presidential polls on Thursday vowed to transform Turkey as he rallied hundreds of thousands of people in one of the biggest opposition election rallies in years.
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President Buhari urges journalists confront fake news menace

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech for the good of humanity.
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Kayode Fayemi: I increased teachers’ pay when I was governor but Ayodele Fayose is...

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, says he increased teachers’ salaries when he was in power but Ayodele Fayose, his successor, has not paid them in 10 months.