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Lille beat Monaco to keep pressure on PSG

Yusuf Yazici scored what proved to be the winner as Lille beat fellow title hopefuls Monaco 2-1 on Sunday to retake second place in Ligue 1 and increase the pressure on leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
Louis Saha believes Paul Pogba is the only world-class player at Manchester United right now and is adamant he has Ballon d'Or potential.

Paul Pogba denies quitting France team over president’s comments

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba on Monday denied media reports that claimed he had quit the French national team over comments made by the country’s president, Emmanuel Macron.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has heaped plaudits on Kelechi Iheanacho after the forward impressed in Thursday night Europa League win against Zorya.

Kelechi Iheanacho hails Leicester City Europa League win vs Zorya

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has heaped plaudits on Kelechi Iheanacho after the forward impressed in Thursday night Europa League win against Zorya.
Nigerian winger Moses Simon teams Nantes starting XI as Canaries trip to Principality side AS Monaco for the third match day of the French Ligue 1.

Moses Simon goes for 30th Ligue 1 start for Nantes vs Lille

Nigeria forward Moses Simon is set to make his 30th Ligue 1 start for FC Nantes who visit Losc Lille in a matchday-five encounter at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy tonight (Friday).
Lille owner Gerard Lopez has confirmed that Manchester United and Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer.

Lille owner confirms Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer

Lille owner Gerard Lopez has confirmed that Manchester United and Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer.
Chelsea made unsuccessful attempts to sign Neymar from Santos ahead of his move to Barcelona, it has emerged.

Neymar matches Lionel Messi with Champions League feat against Atalanta

Neymar has etched his name into the history books after playing a lively part in Paris Saint-Germain's dramatic 2-1 win over Atalanta in the Champions League quarter-finals.
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.
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.
Vincent Enyeama has labelled Victor Osimhen’s Lille goal in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Olympique Marseille as at a very high level.

Vincent Enyeama hails Victor Osimhen’s ‘very high level’ goal vs Olympique Marseille

Vincent Enyeama has labelled Victor Osimhen’s Lille goal in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Olympique Marseille as at a "very high level".
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Victor Osimhen scores as Lille lose 2-1 to Marseille

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen bagged his 13th Ligue Un strike of the season as the Great Danes faltered against Andre Villas-Boas’ side on Sunday night.
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen on fire as Lille recorded a 2-0 away win against Angers in their Ligue 1 clash at the Stade Raymond- Kopa on Friday night.

Ligue 1: Victor Osimhen on fire as Lille beat Angers

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen on fire as Lille recorded a 2-0 away win against Angers in their Ligue 1 clash at the Stade Raymond-Kopa on Friday night.
French international Loic Remy has hail Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen for his superlative performances for their modest French Club Lille Metropole.

Victor Osimhen inspirational again as Lille move up in Ligue 1

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen’s only strike made the difference for Lille in their 1-0 league win over Brest at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Friday evening.
Willian’s deflected volley rises and loops over the Lille goalkeeper for Chelsea’s second goal. Kieran McManus-BPI-Shutterstock

Willian grabs Chelsea winner as Lampard hails impact of young stars

Willian’s brilliant late strike gave Chelsea a precious 2-1 win away to Lille on Wednesday that they will hope kickstarts their Champions League campaign, but it was the young stars in Frank Lampard’s side who stole the show again.
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has reacted after netting a brace on his Lille debut as they kicked off their Ligue 1 campaign with a 2-1 win over Nantes.

Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen equals Mario Balotelli’s Ligue 1 record

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has staked a claim to achieve one of the best Ligue 1 starts an African player has ever managed.
Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen is now leading the goalscorers’ chart in French League 1 after he came off the bench to fire Lille OSC to a 3-0 victory over Saint Etienne.

Victor Osimhen becomes top scorer, bags brace against Saint Etienne

Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen is now leading the goalscorers’ chart in French Ligue 1 after he came off the bench to fire Lille OSC to a 3-0 victory over Saint Etienne.
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has reacted after netting a brace on his Lille debut as they kicked off their Ligue 1 campaign with a 2-1 win over Nantes.

Victor Osimhen hails Lille wonderful team performance in win against Saint Etienne

Victor Osimhen hailed the performance of his Lille teammates in Wednesday’s 3-0 win against Saint Etienne in their French Ligue 1 clash at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy.
Super Eagles Striker Victor Osimhen believes he is not yet in top shape and will need to keep on training hard to become better.

Victor Osimhen nets brace in Lille home win against Saint Etienne

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen was on target twice as Lille defeated Saint Etienne 3-0 in their French Ligue 1 clash at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Wednesday.
Nicolas Pepe

Lille’s Nicolas Pepe edges closer to Eden Hazard’s record

Nicolas Pepe became the first Lille player since Eden Hazard to score 19 goals in a single Ligue 1 season after his match-winner against Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday.

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Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has pledged to abide by the peace pact he made with political opponents in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Ebonyi governor vows to prosecute officials linked to communal crisis

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has vowed to arrest and prosecute people, including government officials, linked to the communal crisis involving Effium and Ezza Effium indigenes of Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state.

NOA advises Nigerians to disregard conspiracy theories about coronavirus vaccine

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has advised Nigerians to disregard conspiracy theories about COVID-19 vaccines and the various rumours being attributed to them.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

PTF: Nigeria records four cases of UK coronavirus variant strain

Mr Boss Mustapha, Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said Nigeria recorded four cases of COVID-19, B117 variant strain, first reported in the UK.
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Imo workers oust state NLC chairman

Workers in Imo State have kicked out the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Austin Chilakpu, after a resolution reached on Monday at the meeting the workers held at the state secretariat in Owerri.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, briefed Mr Buhari on the limitations of the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable persons to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Ekiti government inaugurates law reform commission board

A statement made available to newsmen by the commissioner indicated that the exercise was in line with the provisions of the state Law Reform Commission Law, 2014 (as amended).