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FIFA insist Cardiff must pay Nantes €6 million for Emiliano Sala transfer

Cardiff City must pay Nantes €6 million for the transfer of Emiliano Sala who died in a plane crash on his way to the Welsh club, FIFA said. The sum was agreed as the first instalment for the player.
Pete Doherty has been ‘arrested in France’ after police allegedly found him trying to buy drugs.

British musician arrested in Paris for cocaine possession

British rocker Pete Doherty was arrested and taken into custody in Paris Friday after being caught buying cocaine, a French police source told AFP.

CAF in dirty fight with marketing partners over billion dollar deal

African football’s ruling body (CAF) and Lagardere Sports are in tough battle after the federation had scrapped a $1 billion television and marketing rights deal with the organisation in the wake of separate judgments that it breached competition rules.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba is considering a January exit from Old Trafford, it has been revealed.

Manchester United star reveals club he wants to join after Instagram post

Paul Pogba is reportedly keen to return to Juventus next summer after failing to seal a dream switch to Real Madrid.
Lille of France forward Victor Osimhen is on the shopping list of Premier League Newcastle who are desperate to sign a striker when the January transfer window opens.

Victor Osimhen to miss Paris Saint-German clash

Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen, will miss Lille’s Ligue 1 clash at table toppers Paris Saint-German on November 22.
Handout photo released by Iran's Atomic Energy Organization shows the atomic enrichment facilities at Natanz nuclear power plant [Handout via AFP]

Iran resumes uranium enrichment at Fordow plant in new step-back from deal

Iran resumed uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow plant south of Tehran on Thursday in a new step back from its commitments under a landmark 2015 nuclear deal.
The operation came after France’s government set out a tougher stance in immigration. Martin Bureau-AFP via Getty Images

Police evacuate 1,600 migrants from Paris tent camps

The French police in Paris cleared two migrant camps in the northern part of the city and the inner suburb of Saint-Denis on Thursday.
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, has revealed that he sets his sights on scoring more goals this season and surpassing the achievements of his hero, Didier Drogba.

Super Eagles striker aims at role model’s mark

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, has revealed that he sets his sights on scoring more goals this season and surpassing the achievements of his hero, Didier Drogba.
Genevieve Nnaji in the Nigerian film “Lionheart.”(Netflix)

‘Lionheart’s’ Oscar disqualification an eye-opener – awards committee

The Nigeria Oscar Selection Committee has said the country’s disqualification from the 2020 Oscars should be an eye-opener for filmmakers in the Nollywood industry.
Former Liverpool forward El Hadji Dioufhas urged Kylian Mbappe to quit Paris Saint-Germain and seal a move to Real Madrid if he wants to win the Ballon d’Or.

Paris Saint-Germain set to offer Kylian Mbappe a huge deal to fend off Real...

Paris Saint-Germain is set to offer Kylian Mbappe a huge deal to fend off Real Madrid from signing him in the next summer, according to report.
Genevieve Nnaji in the Nigerian film “Lionheart.”(Netflix)

Oscars disqualify Nigerian film ‘Lion Heart’ over English dialogue

The Oscars Award Academy has disqualified Nigeria’s ‘Lionheart’ from the Oscar race in the Best International Feature Film category.

Chelsea get massive injury boost ahead of Ajax clash

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that French star N’Golo Kante has regained full fitness and will be in contention for a starting–place in the squad to tackle Ajax on Tuesday evening.
Chelsea is prepared to battle Manchester United in the race to sign Lyon star Moussa Dembele, according to report.

Chelsea set to battle Manchester United for Lyon star

Chelsea is prepared to battle Manchester United in the race to sign Lyon star Moussa Dembele, according to report.
Italian footballer Mario Balotelli kicked the ball into the stands and threatened to quit Brescia's game at Verona after home fans targeted him with racist chants during Sunday's Serie A clash.

Mario Balotelli threatens to walk off amid racist chant

Italian footballer Mario Balotelli kicked the ball into the stands and threatened to quit Brescia's game at Verona after home fans targeted him with racist chants during Sunday's Serie A clash.

ISIS claims responsibility for attacks on fifty soldiers in Mali

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a devastating raid that killed 49 Malian troops as well as a blast that led to the death of a French soldier who became the latest casualty in the conflict-torn region.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hails Anthony Martial’s maturity, expects more goals from him

Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is full of praises for striker, Anthony Martial, for his growing maturity and has encouraged him to become obsessed with scoring goals.
Hong Kong police Saturday fired tear gas in an effort to disperse protesters whose rallies in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory show no signs of subsiding.

More rallies in Hong Kong; police fire tear fas at protesters

Hong Kong police Saturday fired tear gas in an effort to disperse protesters whose rallies in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory show no signs of subsiding.
Xavi Simons

‘Neymar syndrome’ blamed for former Barcelona prodigy wanting out of Paris

Xavi Simons is a highly rated 16-year-old midfielder who joined Paris Saint-Germain in July of 2019 from FC Barcelona’s famed La Masia academy per the club’s official website.

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Court adjourns Senator Suswam’s fraud trial till November 26

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the fraud trial of former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, till November 25 and 26.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson tenders ‘video evidence’ of electoral fraud, violence in Nembe, Ogbia,...

Governor Seriake Dickson has tendered a video evidence in support of the killings and election violence that characterised the conduct of last Saturday’s governorship election in Nembe local government area and some other parts of the state.

Twelve corpses burnt in OAU mortuary fire

It was gathered that there was fire outbreak following a power surge around 3.00 an on Tuesday at the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, where the corpses were kept.
England, Nigeria and Canada are in a three-way tussle for the services of Fikayo Tomori, with the Chelsea centre-half’s impressive displays putting him on Gareth Southgate’s radar.

Fikayo Tomori: Playing for England not a walk in the park declares

Nigeria born England international Fikayo Tomori has confessed that playing for the Three Lions is no tea party, adding however that he is prepared to work very hard to earn a regular place in the team.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor seeks restoration of civil service’s lost glory

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has tasked the Heads of Service in the six states of the Southwest to work hard and ensure the restoration of the lost glory of the civil service.