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Super Eagles defender Oluwasemilogo Ajayi has revealed he turned down advances from Crystal Palace to sign for Arsenal in 2013.

Semi Ajayi: Why I rejected Crystal Palace

Super Eagles defender Oluwasemilogo Ajayi has revealed he turned down advances from Crystal Palace to sign for Arsenal in 2013.

Wayne Rooney: Park was just as important to Manchester United as Cristiano Ronaldo

Wayne Rooney has said that former Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-sung was just as crucial to the club's success as Cristiano Ronaldo, with the South Korean's willingness to sacrifice himself for the team as a whole critical to lifting titles.
Victor Wanyama has openly stated he will never agree with anything his new coach at Montreal Impact Thierry Henry says regarding Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal because he will “always be Spurs.”

Victor Wanyama: I will remain Tottenham Hotspur fan

Victor Wanyama has openly stated he will never agree with anything his new coach at Montreal Impact Thierry Henry says regarding Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal because he will “always be Spurs.”
Lyon, who have reached this season's Champions League last 16 but are set to miss out on next year's European competitions with the French league campaign declared over, said on Thursday they could challenge the decision.

Lyon ‘reserve right’ to appeal no European qualification

Lyon, who have reached this season's Champions League last 16 but are set to miss out on next year's European competitions with the French league campaign declared over, said on Thursday they could challenge the decision.
Willian has once again hinted that he would be willing to commit to a new contract at Chelsea, with the Brazilian stating his desire to take in many more appearances for his “dream” club.

Arsenal offered Chelsea winger Willian as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang replacement

Arsenal have reportedly been offered Chelsea Brazilian winger Willian as they look to replace wantaway striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
French international Loic Remy has hail Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen for his superlative performances for their modest French Club Lille Metropole.

Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon, Samuel Kalu to undergo medical checkups from May 11

Super Eagles stars – Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon, Samuel Kalu — are expected to join other footballers plying their trade in France’s top flight to undergo “full medical checkups” starting May 11.
Former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi has thanked everyone, including his partner Olga Dyachenko for giving him a special surprise bash on his 33rd birthday.

Super Eagles skipper lauds spouse for special birthday treat

Former Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has thanked everyone, including his partner Olga Dyachenko for giving him a special surprise bash on his 33rd birthday.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

CAF, Chelsea celebrate Mikel Obi at 33

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Premier League giants Chelsea have sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles skipper John Mikel Obi who clocks 33 years on Wednesday.
Nigeria;s striker, Victor Osimhen, has been sanctified fit and ready by medical doctors to play for Lille against Monaco on Saturday in the French Ligue 1 encounter.

Victor Osimhen: PSG’s Presnel Kimpembe toughest player i’ve faced

Super Eagles and Lille striker Victor Osimhen has singled out France and Paris Saint-Germain defender Presnel Kimpembe as the toughest player he has come against.

Sir Alex encouraged Barcelona to sign Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of Real Madrid

According to reports in Spain legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson offered Cristiano Ronaldo to Barcelona before the Portuguese left Manchester United for Real Madrid in 2009.
Semi Ajayi

Semi Ajayi: I’ll prefer to win AFCON over FA Cup, League Cup

West Bromwich Albion defender Semi Ajayi said he prefers to win the Africa Cup of Nations title with the Super Eagles to lifting the FA Cup or League Cup in England.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has insisted that Paul Pogba will not be sold in the January transfer window.

Bruno Fernandes: Manchester United still have a lot of confidence in Paul Pogba

Manchester United still have a "lot of confidence" in Paul Pogba's ability, according to Bruno Fernandes, who thinks the midfielder has been unfairly weighed down by the pressure to perform since his return to the club.
Former Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini was discharged on Tuesday after three weeks in a Chinese hospital being treated for coronavirus, his club said.

Coronavirus: Marouane Fellaini thanks medical staff after leaving hospital

Marouane Fellaini has thanked the medical team at a Chinese hospital after recovering from coronavirus.
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has joined Leicester City's Jamie Vardy at the top of the Premier League scoring charts after scoring twice to help the Gunners beat Everton 3-2 at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang must join more ambitious club – Gabon FA chief

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang should move to a more ambitious club if he wants to win trophies, according to Gabon football association president Pierre Alain Mounguengui.
Former Liverpool midfielder Didi Hamann has given his verdict on the strongest Reds team he played in - and it was not the side who won the Champions League in Istanbul in 2005.

Didi Hamann: Liverpool’s 2001 team was better than the miracle of Istanbul squad

Former Liverpool midfielder Didi Hamann has given his verdict on the strongest Reds team he played in - and it was not the side who won the Champions League in Istanbul in 2005.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

Henry Nwosu: Mikel Obi the greatest Nigerian to play in Premier League

Former Nigeria international Henry Nwosu has picked John Obi Mikel as the greatest Nigerian player in the Premier League ever.
Former German international Michael Ballack has admitted he regrets leaving Chelsea ten years ago and wishes he had retired at the west London club.

Michael Ballack regrets leaving Chelsea for Bayer Leverkusen

Former German international Michael Ballack has admitted he regrets leaving Chelsea ten years ago and wishes he had retired at the west London club.
Frank Lampard has brought a positive vibe into the Chelsea dressing room since succeeding Maurizio Sarri in the managerial hot seat, according to Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Frank Lampard names the five best players he ever played with

Frank Lampard played with some world-class players for Chelsea, Manchester City, and England – but he can’t choose between the two best of all.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed telecoms security with US President Donald Trump as he prepares to announce if Britain will use China’s Huawei in its 5G networks, officials said Saturday.

Huawei will stop producing Kirin chipsets on September 15

Huawei will stop making its flagship Kirin chipsets next month, financial magazine Caixin said on Saturday, as the impact of U.S. pressure on the Chinese tech giant grows. U.S. pressure on Huawei’s suppliers has made it impossible for the company’s HiSilicon chip division to keep making the chipsets, key components for mobile phone, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Unit was quoted as saying at the launch of the company’s new Mate 40 handset.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps uncovers abandoned power projects worth over N156 billion

The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

Biafra group warns Miyetti Allah against operating security outfit in South-east, South-south

The Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Saturday, warned Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure not to allow the Fulani Security group to operate in the Southeast and Southsouth to avoid bloody confrontation by both groups.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 4

Governor El-Rufai: South should produce next President

Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest ally and nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, spoke against zoning of presidency ahead of the 2023 election, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has said the next President should come from the South.
The Lagos Waste Management Authority on Saturday said plans had been concluded to decommission its Olusosun and Solous landfill sites. The Managing Director of LAWMA, Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin, said in a statement that the decommissioning was due to urban encroachment and increased human activities around the areas.

LAWMA arrests 13 cart pushers for environmental laws violation

Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Acting Managing Director, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), said the authority arrested 13 cart pushers and seized 29 carts for violating environmental laws of the state.