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Robert Lewandowski: I’m just hitting my peak

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski believes that he is entering the golden age of his career as he prepares for a tilt at the World Cup with Poland.

MKO Abiola’s posthumous award does not make you a democrat – PDP tells President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has told President Muhammadu Buhari that bestowing a posthumous national award on the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election and democratic icon, Chief MKO Abiola, does not make him (Buhari) a democrat.

Javier Mascherano: I hope Argentina can live up to Lionel Messi’s standards

Javier Mascherano believes that Lionel Messi is the key to Argentina's World Cup campaign - but warned he and his team-mates must do everything to help him succeed in Russia.

Andy Murray ‘closer’ to return, targets Wimbledon

Andy Murray says he “getting closer” to playing again following a frustratingly long injury lay-off and hopes to be fit enough to target a third Wimbledon title.

European Union urged to improve access to donor sperm to boost population

The world’s largest sperm bank has recently warned the European Union (EU) that access to donor sperms must be improved to reinvigorate the continent’s birth rates, media reported on Monday.

Nemanja Matic: I have to have serious hair, like Gary Neville

There is little prospect, it seems, of Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic following the example of exuberant club-mate Paul Pogba.

FIFA dismiss Rhian Brewster’s claim of racism during England’s U17 World Cup final

FIFA has dismissed a claim by Rhian Brewster that England team-mate Morgan Gibbs-White was racially abused by a Spanish player during the Under-17 World Cup final.

Reports: Thomas Tuchel rejects Bayern Munich, set to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

Thomas Tuchel has turned down an offer to become the next Bayern Munich coach, according to multiple reports in Germany on Saturday, and could be set to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal.

How ex-President Jonathan’s campaign used UK firm to hack President Buhari’s medical records

Details of how a data firm in the United Kingdom hacked the personal email of President Muhammadu Buhari to obtain details about his medical records during the 2015 general elections for the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation have been revealed.

Oxfam: What did we do?

Mark Goldring, the Chief Executive of Oxfam, has lambasted the intensity of the criticism levied against his organisation over claims that its workers used prostitutes in Haiti.

How Raymond Dokpesi shared N2.1 billion – witness

A witness in the ongoing trial of the founder of Daar Communications, Raymond Dokpesi, has explained how parts of the money he was accused of diverting from the office of the National Security Adviser was allegedly used by Mr. Dokpesi’s company.

FIFA investigating Rhian Brewster’s claim of racism at U17 World Cup

FIFA is investigating Rhian Brewster's claim that England team-mate Morgan Gibbs-White was racially abused during the Under-17 World Cup final against Spain.

Brexit rebel MPs compromise with UK govt over key bill

British Prime Minister Theresa May was set to avoid a damaging parliamentary defeat after rebels in her party appeared to strike a compromise over the exact timing of Brexit.

Japan sanctions 19 coys over North Korea’s missile programme

Following North Korea’s defiant move towards the development of its nuclear programme, Japan’s Foreign Ministry says it has blocked the assets of 19 companies in an attempt to stop Pyongyang’s missile test.

Trafficking of pills used by suicide bombers soars in Sahel

The UN has warned of a rise in trafficking of the synthetic opioid tramadol across West Africa, as one official revealed it is being found in the pockets of suicide bombers.

Nigeria’s flourishing ‘miracle cure’ business for HIV/AIDS

Blessing wanted to believe the advert on Facebook that promised “a cure for AIDS”.

Associates, business barons abandon ex-President Jonathan on birthday

Former President Goodluck Jonathan reached a milestone of 60 years today in his earth’s journey, with congratulatory messages from President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress, the Peoples Democratic Party and notably, former senate president David Mark.

US goalkeeper Hope Solo accuses Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

US women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo has accused former FIFA president Sepp Blatter of sexually assaulting her at an awards ceremony in 2013.

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