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Manchester City defender Eric Garcia has tested positive for Covid-19, the club has revealed.

Barcelona reach agreement to sign Eric Garcia from Manchester City

Garcia will move to Camp Nou on a free transfer when his current contract at City expires at the end of June.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would love to go full throttle against Leicester but says it is “impossible” as he needs to make changes to balance player welfare and priorities at the midway point of Manchester United’s five-day triple-header.

Manchester United boss: We’ve to prioritise Liverpool over Leicester

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would love to go full throttle against Leicester but says it is “impossible” as he needs to make changes to balance player welfare and priorities at the midway point of Manchester United’s five-day triple-header.
Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, was ecstatic after reaching the Champions League final on Tuesday.

Pep Guardiola: Champions League clash‘ll be different ball game

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has dismissed insinuations that recent defeats by Chelsea will have direct effect on the forth coming Champions League showdown.
Marcos Alonso said he was delighted to score the winner against Manchester City after enduring a tough season at Chelsea.

Marco Alonso delighted to score winner at Etihad after ‘tough season’

Marcos Alonso said he was delighted to score the winner against Manchester City after enduring a "tough season" at Chelsea.
Manchester United have started to devise a market strategy for the upcoming transfer window as the season approaches the final stage.

Report: Manchester United ready to offload four first-team players to fund summer spending

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer intends to clear the decks to accommodate new arrivals, with United continually linked with some of Europe’s most exciting prospects.
Pep Guardiola admits his Manchester City players are tired after their huge Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain as they aim to take a big step towards the Premier League title.

Manchester City boss reflects on journey to Champions League final

Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City’s ultimate target is now in sight after guiding the club to their first UEFA Champions League final.
Gareth Bale’s hat-trick gave Tottenham a comfortable 4-0 victory over relegated Sheffield United as they maintained their pursuit of European football.

Gareth Bale hits hat-trick in Tottenham’s humiliation of Sheffield United

Gareth Bale’s hat-trick gave Tottenham a comfortable 4-0 victory over relegated Sheffield United as they maintained their pursuit of European football.
Neymar netted on 33 minutes and his corner was headed home by Marquinhos just prior to the hour mark at the Parc des Princes, with Cameroonian forward Ignatius Ganago pulling a goal back for Lens.

Neymar on target as PSG beat Lens ahead of Man City clash

Neymar netted on 33 minutes and his corner was headed home by Marquinhos just prior to the hour mark at the Parc des Princes, with Cameroonian forward Ignatius Ganago pulling a goal back for Lens. It was a huge three points for PSG in their attempt to retain the Ligue 1 title, as Mauricio Pochettino's side move provisionally two points clear of Lille at the top of the table.
A court in Düsseldorf has handed former Germany defender Christoph Metzelder a suspended ten-month jail sentence for the possession and distribution of exploitative images of children.

Ex-German footballer gets suspended sentence for child porn

Former Real Madrid and Germany defender Christoph Metzelder was handed a suspended prison sentence of ten months after admitting to child pornography charges at a trial in Germany on Thursday.
Cyriel Dessers has expressed his delight after Genk climbed to the top on the log in the Belgian Jupiler on Sunday.

Genk willing to sell Cyriel Dessers this summer

Belgian Pro League club Genk will listen to offers for Nigeria striker Cyriel Dessers this summer.
German former professional footballer Christoph Metzelder went on trial Thursday accused of sharing child pornography with women online in a case that stunned the sport.

German ex-footballer in dock on child porn charges

German former professional footballer Christoph Metzelder went on trial Thursday accused of sharing child pornography with women online in a case that stunned the sport.
Nigerian fintech company Flutterwave has been listed as a pioneer on TIME’s newly released list of 100 Most Influential Companies making an extra ordinary impact around the world.

TIME lists Flutterwave among 100 most influential companies

Nigerian fintech company Flutterwave has been listed as a pioneer on TIME’s newly released list of 100 Most Influential Companies making an extra ordinary impact around the world.
Federico Fernandez's early own goal gave Frank Lampard's side the lead at St. James' Park before Timo Werner's stunning assist set up Tammy Abraham to seal the points midway through the second half.

Leicester City linked with move for Chelsea star

City are gunning for a return to the Champions League next season with Brendan Rodgers’ side well-placed to finish in the top four with a four-point buffer to West Ham United in fifth and with a game-in-hand on David Moyes’ side.
Chelsea’s German head coach Thomas Tuchel celebrates at the end of the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on March 4, 2021. (Photo by Oli SCARFF - POOL - AFP)

How West Brom defeat disorganised Chelsea boss

Thomas Tuchel has admitted that he is “too emotional” to pick over the bones of a maiden loss as Chelsea manager, after the former Paris Saint-Germain boss saw his side thumped 5-2 by West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.
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Man arrested for ‘sexual abuse’ of 12-year old girl

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kebbi State has arrested a 42 year-old man for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl.
Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has restated his backing for embattled head coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr despite increasing calls for the immediate dismissal of the German.

Gernot Rohr: We won’t underrate Lesotho

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have late on Monday concluded their final training session ahead of the last fixture of the group stages qualifying series for the 2022 TOTAL African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament against the Crocodiles of Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, Lagos State.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick is upbeat Super Eagles pair Victor Osimhen and Samuel Chukwueze have the potential to become Africa’s best in the coming years.

AFCONQ: Alex Iwobi dropped, Kelechi Iheanacho starts with Victor Osimhen

Everton star Alex Iwobi is the major omission by the Super Eagles in the starting XI against Benin with Kelechi Iheanacho starting alongside Victor Osimhen in the Eagles attack.
Manchester United have tabled a £68.5 million offer to sign midfielder Marcos Llorente from Atletico Madrid during the summer transfer window, AS reports.

Manchester United table £68.5 million bid to sign Atletico Madrid star Marcos Llorente

Manchester United have tabled a £68.5 million offer to sign midfielder Marcos Llorente from Atletico Madrid during the summer transfer window, AS reports.
Chelsea are making a frantic effort to replace Tammy Abraham with the Bundesliga and Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland.

Erling Haaland warned about leaving Borussia Dortmund ‘too early’

Matthias Sammer has warned Erling Haaland about leaving Borussia Dortmund too early while citing Ousmane Dembele's ill-fated move to Barcelona in 2017.
11. D’Tigers have maintained their dominance on the continent with another emphatic 64-51pts win over Rwanda at the ongoing 2021 FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers in Tunisia.

Gombe Bulls boss: Nigeria’s reliance on foreign-based players killing D’Tigers, D’Tigress

Chairman of Gombe Bulls Basketball Club, Ibrahim Gimba, has cast doubt on the future of Nigeria’s national basketball teams and game of basketball in the country.
Jose Mourinho has said Tottenham deserved to win against West Ham as they fell 2-1 to their London rivals.

Jose Mourinho blasts critics of Spurs’ ‘cautious’ approach to big games

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has hit back at suggestions that he sets up his team to play with a more cautious approach against high-profile opponents.
Watford manager Xisco Munoz hailed the contribution of Isaac Success in the side’s 3-0 home win against Birmingham City at the Vicarge Road on Saturday.

Watford boss happy with Isaac Success performance in win vs Birmingham City

Watford manager Xisco Munoz hailed the contribution of Isaac Success in the side’s 3-0 home win against Birmingham City at the Vicarge Road on Saturday.

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South Sudan’s National Police Service detained a man this week for allegedly trying to sell two of his children at Juba’s Konyo Konyo market.

Food now very costly in Benue – residents

Benue, a central Nigerian state which prides itself as “the food basket of the nation” is experiencing scarcity as costs of food items skyrockets, according to some residents of Makurdi, the state capital.

Professor: Insecurity persists because Nigerian governors can’t act in present arrangements

A professor of Industrial and Marketing Management, University of Calabar, Cross River State, Professor Edidiong Ebitu has said that pockets of security challenges persist because governors cannot act swiftly to nip such situations in the bud in the present arrangement.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja has intercepted 21.9kg of Cocaine.

Eld-el-fitri: FAAN urges airport users abide by coronavirus protocol

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has advised passengers and airport users to abide by all the laid down COVID-19 protocols while using the airports.

OPC: We’re ready to protect our people

Worried by the spate of banditry and kidnapping for ransom in some parts of Ogun State and perceived inability of the security agencies to stem the tide, the chapter of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) on Tuesday disclosed its readiness to protect all Oodua sons and daughters from the marauders threatening people’s lives and peace in the State.
Manchester City defender Eric Garcia has tested positive for Covid-19, the club has revealed.

Barcelona reach agreement to sign Eric Garcia from Manchester City

Garcia will move to Camp Nou on a free transfer when his current contract at City expires at the end of June.

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The Federal Government has re-introduced a nationwide 12am to 4am curfew as part of efforts to curtail further spread of COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Nigerian government extends work-from-home directive for workers till June 11

As part of measures aimed at preventing the spread of deadly strains of COVID-19 in the country, the Federal Government on Monday extended its work-from-home directive for civil servants on Grade Level 12 and below.
The Celestial Church of Christ (CCC) has blamed the death of Kayode Badru, a Lagos-based socialite, who died from a candle fire incident, due to the “abuse of spiritual perfumes.”

Celestial church issues guide after socialite died from perfume fire

The Celestial Church of Christ (CCC) has blamed the death of Kayode Badru, a Lagos-based socialite, who died from a candle fire incident, due to the “abuse of spiritual perfumes.”
After more than a year of iOS exclusivity, social audio platform Clubhouse is releasing its Android app. It will be available in beta on Google’s mobile OS today in the US, allowing users to sign up and participate in its audio-only chat rooms.

Clubhouse comes to Android after over a year of iOS exclusivity

After more than a year of iOS exclusivity, social audio platform Clubhouse is releasing its Android app. It will be available in beta on Google’s mobile OS today in the US, allowing users to sign up and participate in its audio-only chat rooms.
Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi was on parade for his Club Union Berlin against Bayer Leverkusen in the German Bundesliga encounter on Friday.

Union Berlin boss provides update on Taiwo Awoniyi injury

Nigeria forward Taiwo Awoniyi is moving closer to full fitness following a short spell on the sidelines.
A fresh oil spill has reportedly rocked the Egbebiri community, Biseni Kingdom in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

Fresh oil spill hits Bayelsa community

According to Environment Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) field reports, the spill, which was attributed to equipment failure, occurred at Idu Well 11, a facility owned by the Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC.