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Benfica out of UEFA Champions League qualifying round

Former European Cup winners Benfica crashed out of the 2020/2021 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round on Tuesday after a shock 2-1 defeat at PAOK Salonika.
Lionel Messi is reportedly becoming ‘worried’ that problems at Barcelona are beginning to mirror his international career with Argentina.

Leonardo: Paris Saint-Germain thought about buying Leo Messi

Messi dropped a bombshell when he handed in a transfer request but the Barca captain and six-time Ballon d’Or champion will remain at Camp Nou for the 2020-21 season.
Stephen Odey

Two French clubs interested in signing Stephen Odey

Former MFM striker Stephen Odey is reportedly attracting interest from two french clubs ahead of the new league season.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UEFA releases Champions League third qualifying round draw

The draw for the third qualifying round of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League, made at UEFA’s Swiss headquarters in Nyon on Monday.
French Ligue 1 side Lille have splashed out about $35m to sign Victor Osimhen’s replacement after sealing a deal for Canadian star Jonathan David.

Lille splash out $35 million to seal deal for Victor Osimhen’s replacement

French Ligue 1 side Lille have splashed out about $35m to sign Victor Osimhen’s replacement after sealing a deal for Canadian star Jonathan David.

China eases travel restrictions for 36 European countries

China has eased entry restrictions for nationals from 36 European countries, months after thousands were left stranded when the country closed its borders and slashed flights to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Super Eagles striker Cyriel Dessers is in line to make his official debut for Belgian KRC Genk against Zulte Waregem this weekend.

Cyriel Dessers hails Genk partnership with Paul Onuachu

Super Eagles new boy Cyriel Dessers says he’s delighted to be in the same squad with compatriot Paul Onuachu.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

Gernot Rohr urged to lure Odion Ighalo back into Super Eagles

Former Nigeria international, Etim Esin, has urged the national team coach, Gernot Rohr, to convince Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo to end his international retirement.
Super Eagles midfielder, Rabiu Ibrahim has won the Slovakian league title with Slovan Bratislava.

Nigeria star Rabiu Ibrahim wins league title in Slovakia

Super Eagles midfielder Rabiu Ibrahim has won the Slovakian league title with Slovan Bratislava.

NFF celebrates Super Eagles star Moses Simon at 25

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday wishes to Super Eagles and Nantes forward Moses Simon who clocked 25 years on Sunday.
Mainz forward Taiwo Awoniyi was stretchered off in his side’s clash against Augsburg in Sunday’s Bundesliga game after suffering a serious injury.

Taiwo Awoniyi stretchered off in Augsburg clash after nasty collision

Mainz forward Taiwo Awoniyi was stretchered off in his side’s clash against Augsburg in Sunday’s Bundesliga game after suffering a serious injury.
Moses Simon is among the nominees for Nantes' Player of the Month award for February.

Moses Simon wins FC Nantes player of the season award

The striker scooped 40 percent of the total vote cast by the fans vote to named the canaridelasaison for the year 2020, the club revealed on their social media page on Wednesday.
Moses Simon is among the nominees for Nantes' Player of the Month award for February.

Simon Moses provides update on Nantes’ future

Moses was reported to have agreed a four years deal with the French league one side earlier this week, reports added the Nigerian international was allowed to join the club for a fee of €5 million.
Super Eagles forward Taiwo Awoniyi has bagged a crucial goal for loan club, Mainz, in this afternoon’s Bundesliga clash against FC Koln becoming the first Nigerian to score post covid19.

Bundesliga: Nigerian forward scores Mainz’s first post-virus goal

Super Eagles forward Taiwo Awoniyi has bagged a crucial goal for loan club, Mainz, in this afternoon’s Bundesliga clash against FC Koln becoming the first Nigerian to score post covid19.
Premier League teams are in the race to sign Nigerian attacker Emmanuel Dennis following his impressive performance for his club side Club Brugge.

Club Brugge finally crowned Belgian league champions

Emmanuel Dennis’ Club Brugge have been finally crowned Belgian champions, with Gent joining them in the Champions League, while Charleroi, Antwerp and Standard Liege go into the Europa League.
European Union (EU) leaders will hold a video summit on Thursday in a bid to agree on a shared fiscal response to a recession looming as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, though there is little hope of a breakthrough.

European Union marks 70th anniversary amid divisive crisis

The European Union on Saturday marked the 70th anniversary of its foundation in low-key fashion thanks to the coronavirus lockdowns still in place in much of the continent.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UEFA releases possible dates for Champions League games

UEFA’s plan to complete the Champions League and Europa League continues. The plan says that they will be played throughout the month of August once the leagues are done in July.
DFL CEO Christian Seifert holds a speech during the 2018 DFL New Year Reception at Thurn & Taxis Palais on January 16, 2018 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Simon Hofmann-Bongarts-Getty Images

German football ‘must repay trust’ – Bundesliga chief

The boss of the Bundesliga says the German league must repay the trust shown by Angela Merkel’s government if football returns, as expected on May 9, despite the coronavirus pandemic.

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Labour insists on reversal of fuel price, electricity tariff hike

The organised labour Thursday insisted that the Federal Government should revert back to the old prices of petrol and electricity tariff, if not the strike will stand.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa election: Governor Diri, INEC ask appeal court to reverse tribunal’s judgment

Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State on Thursday in Abuja asked the Court of Appeal to reverse the decision of the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the November 16, 2019 governorship poll in the state.
Sequel to the collapse of a school building in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development to carry out integrity tests on both public and private schools with buildings of 3 floors and above.

Lagos seeks monthly payment of house rent for residents

The Lagos State Government has called on stakeholders in real estate sector to work out modalities for residents to pay house rents on monthly basis instead of yearly.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC recovers N4.16 billion debt owed Nigerian government by lottery companies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered at least N4.16 billion out of the debt owed the federal government by lottery companies.
Mason Mount and Declan Rice played five-a-side in London on Sunday. Joe Toth-BPI-Shutterstock

Chelsea agree personal terms with Declan Rice

Chelsea are interested in signing the West Ham midfielder Declan Rice this summer.