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The newspaper 'Sport', on its front page this Tuesday, points out that FC Barcelona has ruled out a sale of Antoine Griezmann, even though the Frenchman is not going through a good time. The club is confident that he can turn it around.

Barcelona’s wage bill cuts, offloading of Antoine Griezmann

The transfer news has picked up steam with the summer transfer window officially open and one side that is entering a phase of reorganisation that could potentially see a different squad from the one that completed the 2020/2021 season is La Liga side Barcelona.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has compared the founding Super League clubs to flat-earth believers and Monty Python characters while insisting everyone will be held responsible for the proposed breakaway.

Super League: UEFA begins disciplinary proceedings against Barca, Real Madrid, Juventus

UEFA have announced that disciplinary proceedings have been opened against Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus for a potential violation of their legal framework.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin during a press conference REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

UEFA president still mulling over Super League sanctions

Alexander Ceferin continues to deal with the fallout from the failed Super League venture of 12 leading clubs in Europe, with the UEFA president admitting that Barcelona's involvement in the proposals "disappointed me the least".
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UEFA to ban clubs who take part in European Super League

UEFA and English, Spanish and Italian football authorities announced on Sunday that any clubs who take part in a so-called European Super League would be banned from all other domestic and continental competitions.
The Supreme Court will decide today venue for the second trial for the signing of Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain footballer Neymar – the National Court or the Provincial Court of Barcelona, according to Diario Sport.

Neymar faces court decision on venue to face signing trial

The Supreme Court will decide today venue for the second trial for the signing of Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain footballer Neymar – the National Court or the Provincial Court of Barcelona, according to Diario Sport.
Joan Laporta was previously the Barcelona president from 2003 to 2010.

Joan Laporta wins Barcelona presidential election by landslide

Laporta was previously president during one of the club's most successful periods; earning 12 trophies between 2003 and 2010 including a famous treble under Pep Guardiola and with Lionel Messi as talisman.
Polling opened on Sunday morning for a presidential election at crisis-hit Barcelona, where the winner will face the challenge of rebuilding the club's finances and squad.

Polls open for presidential election at troubled Barcelona

They are running to replace Josep Maria Bartomeu, who resigned in October and was briefly taken in for questioning following police raids on the club on Monday into the 'Barcagate' scandal which revolves around allegations that Barcelona carried out a defamation campaign against current and former players critical of club leadership.
Paris Saint-Germain are making a move for Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero.

Barca presidential candidate wants Sergio Aguero at Camp Nou

Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta is reportedly keen to bring Sergio Aguero to the club if he assumes office at Camp Nou.
For the second time in his time as manager of La Liga giants Barcelona, Dutch manager Ronald Koeman had a nosebleed incident that made him, this time, cut short his media briefing ahead of La Blaugrana’s upcoming domestic fixture against fourth-placed Sevilla in gameweek 25 of Spanish football.

Ronald Koeman: Barcelona will have a problem if I don’t have a future

Ronald Koeman has addressed the ongoing speculation over his position at Camp Nou, insisting Barcelona "are going to have problems" if he doesn't have a future at the club.

Barcelona: Josep Bartomeu innocent until proven guilty

Barcelona confirmed on Monday police raided the club's offices as part of an investigation into the hiring of a company to improve the image of former president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
After yet another humbling defeat in the Champions League for Barcelona, coach Ronald Koeman does not seem too optimistic about his side’s progression into the next round of the competition.

Ronald Koeman admits to facing uncertain future as Barcelona boss

Ronald Koeman admits to facing an uncertain future as Barcelona boss, with the Dutchman aware that there “is always a lot of pressure” when filling the most demanding of posts at Camp Nou.
Atletico Madrid forward Luis Suarez was back among the goals to help his side to a 3-1 win at home to Elche on Saturday, taking them three points clear at the top of La Liga.

Luis Suarez: Barcelona told me i was old, can’t play at high level anymore

Luis Suarez has revealed more details into the conversations with Barcelona club chiefs that left him angry at their reasoning for forcing him out.
Luis Suarez sent Atletico Madrid 10 points clear at the top of La Liga on Sunday by scoring a sensational free-kick and then a penalty in a pulsating 4-2 win over Cadiz.

Luis Suarez: I was disrespected by Barcelona

Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez says he was determined to leave Barcelona with his “head held high” last summer after being “disrespected” by the club ahead of his move to current Laliga leaders Atletico Madrid.
Josep Maria Bartomeu says no club has been worse affected by the coronavirus crisis than Barcelona – but he claims the club’s debt levels are still healthy.

Ex-Barca supremo denies leaking Lionel Messi’s contract

There was a furore on Sunday when Spanish newspaper El Mundo ran leaked documents detailing the contract of the world’s best player.
Lionel Messi saw red - quite literally - during the latter stages of Sunday’s Spanish Super Cup final between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao.

Report: Lionel Messi’s €555 million contract with Barcelona leaked

The situation at FC Barcelona is going from bad to worse. Inconsistent results, the presidential elections postponed, and now a catastrophic economic situation.
In the event a European Super League is set up, FIFA has warned players of the clubs involved will be banned from major tournaments.

FIFA, UEFA block European Super League idea

Amid speculation that the biggest clubs from the Premier League, LaLiga, Serie A, Bundesliga and Ligue 1 are keen on forming a breakaway competition, football’s world governing body has taken a strong stance against such ideas.
Lionel Messi did not take long to get back among the goals with Barcelona, scoring a right-footed beauty in Wednesday's friendly against Girona before later adding a second.

Barcelona would be less valuable without Leo Messi – presidential candidate

Lionel Messi is the only player who can ensure Barcelona's value, according to presidential candidate Lluis Fernandez.
Barcelona faces a severe crisis in their dressing room as the relationship between Lionel Messi and Marc-Andre ter Stegen has now reached a boiling point for the second time.

Barcelona are torn apart as Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Leo Messi have a bust-up

Barcelona faces a severe crisis in their dressing room as the relationship between Lionel Messi and Marc-Andre ter Stegen has now reached a boiling point for the second time. This is not the first time the pair have fallen out at Barca as they have had issues in the past as well.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was happy to see Leo Messi have minutes in their friendly win against Nastic.

Victor Font: Life after Lionel Messi does not need to begin now for Barcelona

Barcelona's new era without Lionel Messi does not need to begin immediately but a clear plan must be laid out for life after the Argentine great, says presidential candidate Victor Font.

Josep María Bartomeu to run in Barca’s elections

Barcelona's electoral race presented an unexpected turn of events. Josep María Bartomeu has changed his plans and, after resigning as President, he has decided to run again
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was happy to see Leo Messi have minutes in their friendly win against Nastic.

Leo Messi hints at future MLS switch from Barcelona

Lionel Messi won’t make a decision on his long-term future at Barcelona until the season is over, with the Argentine great raising the possibility of playing in the MLS.
Lionel Messi became the first player to score in 16 straight Champions League seasons with his goal against Ferencvaros on Tuesday.

Leo Messi speaks out on Barca situation amid transfer rumours

Lionel Messi has spoken out on his situation at Barcelona amid intensifying transfer rumours as he edges towards the final six months of his contract at Camp Nou.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: No invasion of miscreants into Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command has described as untrue the reports that miscreants have invaded Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

South-west governors urged to strengthen Amotekun to prevent attacks

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3. Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.

Ghana and Ivory Coast play out goalless draw in Cape Coast

Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.
Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

Nigeria goalie blames herself for defeat vs Jamaica, looks forward to Portugal clash

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Bus drivers protest killing of colleague in Port Harcourt

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Police arrests two ‘rapists’ in Jigawa

The Police in Jigawa have arrested two suspected rapists over alleged defilement of a 13-year-old girl in Kafinhausa Local Government Area of the state.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau governor pardons seven convicts

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Report: Nigeria is Africa’s richest, most populous

Nigeria has been named the richest African country by Gross Domestic Product (GDP), surpassing South Africa and Egypt with a GDP figure of N514.05 billion in the World Population Review’s 2021 Richest African Countries Ratings.
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FCT council chairmen allege imposition in APC primaries

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