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Botafogo sign another former Chelsea star

Brazilian club Botafogo has opted to sign another ex-Chelsea star Salomon Kalou after been heavily linked to former Nigeria international John Mikel Obi
Andreas Christensen believes his long-term future will lie at Chelsea, with the Danish defender having earned the “trust” of Frank Lampard.

Andreas Christensen sees his future at Chelsea after earning ‘trust’ from Frank Lampard

Andreas Christensen believes his long-term future will lie at Chelsea, with the Danish defender having earned the “trust” of Frank Lampard.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions has arraigned Senator Shehu Sani before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

EFCC’s inability to retrieve $25,000 exhibit from CBN stalls Shehu Sani’s trial

The trial of the former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani, on $25,000 extortion charges, was stalled at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday.
Louis Saha has expressed his belief that Jadon Sancho would be a good fit for Manchester United, describing the Borussia Dortmund star as a deadly performer in the final third.

Manchester United put six players up for sale to fund Jadon Sancho’s move

Manchester United are trying to offload six players in a bid to raise funds for the purchase of Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, who has a £115 million price tag on his head.
Zainab Ahmed

Finance minister presents draft 2021 to 2023 MTEF to NEC

Hajia Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, on Thursday presented the draft 2021 to 2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework(MTEF) as well as the Fiscal Strategy Paper to the National Economic Council (NEC).
Inter are ready to offer £19 million (€22m-$25m) plus add-ons for Chelsea full-back Emerson Palmieri, with the Italian giants also retaining their long-term interest in Olivier Giroud.

Inter ready £19 million move for Chelsea outcast as they also target France World...

Inter are ready to offer £19 million (€22m/$25m) plus add-ons for Chelsea full-back Emerson Palmieri, with the Italian giants also retaining their long-term interest in Olivier Giroud.

Kwara agency impounds 1,177 vehicles, tricycles in 6 months

No fewer than 1,177 vehicles, tricycles and motorcycles have been impounded since January by the Kwara State Road Transport Management Authority (KWARTMA) for various traffic offences, its Chief Executive Officer, Mr Yekeen Bello, has said.
Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL)

NWFL to return for 2020/21 season with a new format

The women league which was running in an abridged format of two groups and the top two teams from each group will meet for the Super four where winners will emerge.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has said that $15.3million, which is part of the money Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka Woodberry stole, was stashed away in a Bitcoin (BTC) wallet.

How FBI tracked Hushuppi’s ally Woodberry via WhatsApp, iPhone

Olalekan Jacob Ponle, popularly known as Woodberry, was nabbed through details accessed from his WhatsApp, iPhone and Bitcoin transactions, court documents reveal.
Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has explained why he subbed off Mesut Ozil during their Carabao Cup defeat to Liverpool.

Mesut Ozil plans Arsenal exit, considering MLS, Turkey moves

Mesut Ozil is planning an Arsenal getaway — and has told friends he will only consider playing in the Major League Soccer or Turkey.
Oghenekaro Etebo was on parade for Getafe during Sunday’s 3-0 home loss to Sevilla in a Spanish La Liga game.

Oghenekaro Etebo doubtful for Getafe clash against Villarreal

Oghenekaro Etebo remains a doubt for Getafe’s Spanish LaLiga clash against fifth-placed Villarreal at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez on Wednesday.
Uche Agbo

Super Eagles star ruled out for rest of the season

Super Eagles midfielder Uche Henry Agbo has been ruled out for the rest of the season after damaging his right knee during Deportivo La Coruña 1-1 scored draw with Tenerife in the Spanish Segunda Divison encounter.
Aston Villa midfielder, Jack Grealish, has hinted he’d welcome a future move to Manchester United.

Jack Grealish’s agent responds to Manchester United transfer rumours

Jack Grealish's agent Jonathan Barnett has responded to rumours linking the Aston Villa playmaker with a move to Manchester United.
AC Milan technical director Paolo Maldini and his son Daniel have tested positive for coronavirus, the club has announced.

Paolo Maldini unsure over future at AC Milan

“I don’t know if there will be room for me at Milan in the future. I just want to reach the end of the season in a positive way, as we still have a lot of games to play and can do good things, then we can decide on our future.”
Manchester United star Paul Pogba has had probably a bigger impact on the team than some fans may recognise.

Manchester United star Paul Pogba ‘excited’ about Jadon Sancho transfer possibility

Paul Pogba is reportedly excited about the prospect of linking up with Jadon Sancho at Manchester United.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday announced a “phased reopening” of the country, with the resumption of international flights from August 1 as well as the lifting of internal travel restrictions.

Schools in Kenya to remain closed until 2021

Kenya on Tuesday declared that its school year was considered lost because of the coronavirus pandemic, and primary and secondary pupils would return to class next January.
UBA - United Bank for Africa

UBA Group appoints deputy managing directors

The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), a pan-African financial services group, on Tuesday announced the appointments of Mr Ayoku Liadi and Oliver Alawuba as Deputy Managing Directors.
Bruno Fernandes has helped to make Manchester United “watchable” again, says Dwight Yorke, with the Portugal international midfielder helping to raise the game of the Red Devils as a collective.

Dwight Yorke: Bruno Fernandes has made Manchester United watchable again

Bruno Fernandes has helped to make Manchester United “watchable” again, says Dwight Yorke, with the Portugal international midfielder helping to raise the game of the Red Devils as a collective.

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213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Stranded Nigerian nationals evacuated from Thailand, Malaysia

“Chartered @airpeace flight APK-7813 conveying Stranded Nigerians from Malaysia and Thailand departing Kaula Lumpur to Abuja and Lagos today with Evacuees from Malaysia and Thailand on board,” the tweet said.”
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has singled out goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois for praise following their 2-0 win at home to Alaves.

Real Madrid boss praises Thibaut Courtois following Alaves win

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has singled out goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois for praise following their 2-0 win at home to Alaves.
Leicester and England left-back Ben Chilwell is tipped to be one of Chelsea's main target when their transfer ban ends next summer.

Manchester United leading race to sign Ben Chilwell – reports

Manchester United have joined the race for Leicester City’s Ben Chilwell and are in pole position to sign him, reports claim.
It is unthinkable Wimbledon can go ahead while the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, said the German Tennis Federation vice-president, Dirk Hordorff. Andrew Redington-Getty Images

Wimbledon hailed as ‘class act’ for £10 million prize money gesture

Wimbledon was hailed as “a class act” on Friday after the tournament agreed to award £10 million in prize money to the 620 players who would have taken part in the tournament had it not been cancelled.
Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt has hinted he could be tempted out of retirement if former coach Glen Mills asked him.

Usain Bolt says open to comeback

Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt has hinted he could be tempted out of retirement if former coach Glen Mills asked him.