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Alex Iwobi hails Mesut Ozil for role in win over BATE Borisov

Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi praised ‘world class’ team mate Mesut Ozil for his role in Thursday’s 3-0 Europa League win over BATE Borisov, although manager Unai Emery has not guaranteed the German midfielder a starting spot going forward.

Manchester City fan ‘critical’ after alleged assault in Germany

German police confirmed Thursday that a Manchester City fan is in a critical condition following an alleged assault after the Premier League club’s Champions League match against Schalke.
MUNICH, GERMANY – OCTOBER 06: Team coach Niko Kovac of FC Bayern Muenchen reacts during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Borussia Moenchengladbach at Allianz Arena on October 6, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by A. Beier/Getty Images for FC Bayern)

Niko Kovac wants repeat of Bayern Munich’s defensive efforts at Anfield

Niko Kovac wants Bayern Munich to repeat their defensive performance from the Liverpool game when they return to Bundesliga action against Hertha Berlin on Saturday.
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Late fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld leaves $200 million fortune to cat

Late German fashion icon, Karl Lagerfeld’s cat, Choupette, is reportedly set to inherit some of 200 million dollars fortune after he named her ‘in his will’.
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Nigerian wrestlers to go on Germany tour

Head of Nigeria Wrestling team, Purity Akuh has revealed that the trio of Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, and Blessing Oborududu will be embarking on two-week training tournaments tour of Europe as they intensify preparations towards Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Mesut Ozil watches from the bench at the Vitality Stadium. Simon West-Action Plus via Getty Images

Unai Emery challenges Mesut Ozil to prove his worth

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has challenged troubled star Mesut Ozil to prove his worth after a season marred by injuries and illness.

Aruna Quadri promotes Nigerian culture in ITTF new promo

Apart from making the country proud on the table, Aruna Quadri has become Nigerian culture promoter in the new promo released by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) for the 2019 World Championship holding in Budapest, Hungary.
Bayern Munich’s French midfielder Franck Ribery (R) vies with Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (C) during the UEFA Champions League round of 16, first leg football match between Liverpool and Bayern Munich at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, north-west England on February 19, 2019. – The game finished 0-0. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Three things we learned from Liverpool v Bayern Munich

Liverpool were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw against Bayern Munich in the Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday.
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James Rodriguez hints at return to Real Madrid

James Rodriguez has suggested he would be happy to return to Real Madrid from Bayern Munich at the end of the season.
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Fashion world mourns death of ‘Kaiser’ Karl Lagerfeld

The fashion world has been plunged into mourning by the death of legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld, the rapier-witted dandy who ruled over the industry for half a century.

Juventus’ Sami Khedira diagnosed of heart problem

Juventus have been left worrying over the future of Sami Khedira after the Germany midfielder was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat.

Fraud: Court adjourns Fred Ajudua’s trial till February 21

A Lagos High Court, on Tuesday, adjourned the trial of Lagos socialite, Fred Ajudua, till February 21.

Qualcomm urges US regulators to ban some iPhones

Qualcomm is urging U.S. trade regulators to reverse a judge’s ruling and ban the import of some Apple iPhones in a long-running patent fight between the two companies.
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Germany emerges country with world’s largest current account surplus in 2018

Germany’s current account surplus shrank but remained by far the world’s largest in 2018 due to strong exports, according to data from the Ifo Institute on Tuesday that is likely to renew criticism of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s fiscal policies.
Nicolas Maduro says alleged murder plot 'will not even touch a single hair of mine' [Miraflores Palace handout via Reuters]

EU threatens to impose further sanctions on Venezuela’s President Maduro

Germany and other European Union (EU) countries threatened Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with further sanctions on Monday.
Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp attends a press conference on the eve of their Champions League round of 16, first leg football match against Bayern Munich at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, north west England on February 18, 2019. (Photo by Lindsey PARNABY / AFP)

Jurgen Klopp: ‘Nothing personal’ in beating Bayern Munich

Jurgen Klopp has buried the hatchet of his old Bundesliga rivalry with Bayern Munich but wants Liverpool to show they are Champions League contenders by beating the German giants when the sides meet in the first leg of their last 16 tie on Tuesday.
A 1930 Packard 734 Speedster Runabout sits in front of a 1992 Porsche 964 Carrera RS at Christie’s New York during a press preview on February 8, 2019. – The Gooding & Company’s annual Amelia Island Auction is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year for automotive enthusiast and is to be held March 8, 2019. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP)

Porsche warns of Brexit price hike on UK cars

Porsche customers in the UK should brace for a price hike of up to 10 percent in case of a hard Brexit, the luxury German carmaker warned Monday.

Facebook ‘digital gangsters’ who spread fake news – British lawmakers

A scathing British parliamentary report on Monday branded Facebook “digital gangsters” who failed to fight the spread of fake news and violated data privacy.

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Edo Speaker loses bid to claim APC House of Reps ticket

Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto, yesterday lost his bid for the All Progressives Congress, APC House of Representatives ticket for Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency after the Federal High Court sitting in Benin turned down his petition.

Itse Sagay: President Buhari’s order on ballot snatching, benevolent advice

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Thursday described the controversy trailing President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that anyone attempts to snatch ballot boxes during the general elections will pay with his life as unnecessary.