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Michael Jackson’s fans sing, sob, leave sunflowers and roses on 10th anniversary of death

With roses crafted into heart shapes and crowns made of bright yellow sunflowers, Michael Jackson fans from as far afield as Iran and Japan, paid tribute on Tuesday to the King of Pop on the 10th anniversary of his death.
The Netherlands reached the women’s World Cup quarter finals for the first time when Lieke Martens’ last gasp penalty earned them a 2-1 victory against Japan on Tuesday.

WWC: Lieke Martens sends Netherlands through to maiden quarter-finals

The Netherlands reached the women’s World Cup quarter finals for the first time when Lieke Martens’ last gasp penalty earned them a 2-1 victory against Japan on Tuesday.

Man shoots colleague dead, sets himself on fire

The Ministry of Interior on Monday said a man has shot his colleague to death at a private hospital in Jordan’s al-Karak province before setting himself on fire.
Didier Drogba has given his endorsement to Frank Lampard as he says his former team-mate is ready to manage Chelsea despite only one year of experience with Derby County.

Marcel Desailly trusts Chelsea to get Frank Lampard call correct

Roman Abramovich has a proven record of getting managerial appointments right and should be trusted in any approach for Frank Lampard, claims Marcel Desailly.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka will have a medical at Manchester United this week ahead of the completion of his £55 million ($70m) move from Crystal Palace.

Crystal Palace’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka set for Manchester United medical ahead of £55m move

Aaron Wan-Bissaka will have a medical at Manchester United this week ahead of the completion of his £55 million ($70m) move from Crystal Palace.

Rio Ferdinand urges Frank Lampard to take Chelsea manager’s job

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has urged Frank Lampard to become the new Chelsea manager.

Juventus set to complete yet another big free transfer

The Serie A giants have signed the likes of Paul Pogba, Andrea Pirlo, Dani Alves and Emre Can at the end of their contracts in recent years.
Moussa Dembélé

Moussa Dembele: I will be in Lyon next season

Moussa Demebele has ruled out a move away from Lyon this summer, amid speculation that several of Europe’s top clubs are interested in acquiring him.
Sampdoria head coach Marco Giampaolo

Marco Giampaolo hoping to turn clock back for fallen giants AC Milan

New AC Milan coach Marco Giampaolo said Saturday he was ready to seize the opportunity to turn the clock back for former European greats AC Milan days before taking over at the San Siro.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has admitted he would love to see Matthijs de Ligt move to Anfield, claiming the teenage defender plays like a 29-year-old.

Juventus ready €70 million bid for Matthijs de Ligt

Juventus are increasingly confident that they can win the race to sign Matthijs de Ligt and are preparing to bid around €70 million (£63m/$80m) to land the Ajax star.

National of 23 countries in Nazareth for TB Joshua’s meeting

As at Friday evening, two days to the beginning of Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua’s (Prophet T.B. Joshua) meeting on Mount Precipice, in Nazareth, Israel nationals from 23 countries have arrived for the programme.
An Italian aviation interior company, Aviointeriors, has designed SkyRider seats or standing seats for a new ‘Ultra-Basic Economy’ class on planes.

Airlines mull standing seats for travellers looking for cheapest fare

An Italian aviation interior company, Aviointeriors, has designed SkyRider seats or standing seats for a new ‘Ultra-Basic Economy’ class on planes.
Real Madrid are refusing to let playmaker James Rodriguez leave the club on loan this season, instead holding out for a permanent deal amid interest from Napoli.

Real Madrid refuse to let James Rodriguez leave on loan as Napoli talks continue

Real Madrid are refusing to let playmaker James Rodriguez leave the club on loan this season, instead holding out for a permanent deal amid interest from Napoli.
Nigeria’s Super Falcons argue with the referee after VAR declared France must retake a penalty

VAR steals headlines at Women’s World Cup

VAR is turning out to be the biggest star in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, and is stealing the headlines from the other positives such as the record global television viewing figures.
Sandro Tonali

PSG to launch €30 million bid for Sandro Tonali to replace Leandro Paredes

Leandro Paredes could be leaving PSG after only six months.
Maurizio Sarri has revealed Juventus’ determination to make him their new coach convinced him to leave Chelsea.

Maurizio Sarri: Eden Hazard caused defensive issues for Chelsea

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has admitted that he struggled to field his preferred system while at Chelsea so as to be able to maximise the potential of Eden Hazard.
Maurizio Sarri has revealed Juventus’ determination to make him their new coach convinced him to leave Chelsea.

Maurizio Sarri wants to help Cristiano Ronaldo break Serie A record

Maurizio Sarri hopes he can help Cristiano Ronaldo make even more history at Juventus and is targeting Serie A's single-season goalscoring record.
Romelu Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku puts deadline on Manchester United exit

Romelu Lukaku reportedly wants to have his Manchester United departure completed before 7 July.

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NIRSAL facilitates N2 billion loan to boost cocoa export in Ondo

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) is providing Agro Traders Limited, a Cocoa processing and export company in Ondo State, with 50% Credit Risk Guarantee (CTG) for N2 billion working capital to export 22,000 metric tons of cocoa.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army kills 24 criminals, arrests 61

1 Division Nigerian Army on Wednesday said, it has killed 24 criminal elements during its operation Harbin Kunama III in Kano, Kaduna and Niger states within one month of operation.
Ahmed Idris Wase

Deputy speaker urges workers to make Nass conducive for lawmakers

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Idris Wase, has urged workers in the National Assembly to create an enabling working environment for members of the federal parliament.

Itse Sagay: Senators’ monthly pay is N15 million

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked Senate President Ahmed Lawan to stop misleading Nigerians, adding that senators earn N15m monthly and not N750,000 as claimed by the Senate President.

UNODC: 10 million Nigerians use cannabis

The United Nations on Drug and Crime (UNODC) said cannabis is the most widely used drug globally with an estimated 188 million people having used the drug in the previous year.