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The Board of Directors of Polaris Bank Ltd and Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria has appointed Mr Segun Opeke as an Executive Director.

Polaris Bank appoints Segun Opeke as executive director

The Board of Directors of Polaris Bank Ltd and Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria has appointed Mr Segun Opeke as an Executive Director.
Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has claimed that Arsenal are reluctant to meet the club's valuation of Houssem Aouar.

Arsenal reluctant to meet Houssem Aouar asking price – Lyon president

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has claimed that Arsenal are reluctant to meet the club's valuation of Houssem Aouar.
Wales attacker Gareth Bale said on Wednesday that he had donated £500,000 ($615,000) to the hospital where he was born to help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Gareth Bale arrives at Tottenham to seal loan move

Gareth Bale has arrived at Tottenham’s training ground after flying from Spain to complete his move back to the club from Real Madrid.
Liverpool’s Scottish defender Andrew Robertson (L), Liverpool’s Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk (C) and Liverpool’s English midfielder James Milner react after the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on July 22, 2020. – Liverpool won the match 5-3. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / POOL / AFP)

Liverpool face Chelsea test as Manchester clubs enter fray

Liverpool faces an early test of their Premier League title defence against Chelsea this weekend as Manchester City and Manchester United launch their quest to be champions.
Gareth Bale’s former Tottenham team-mate Andros Townsend believes that Real Madrid should not be offloading the Wales star, they should be building him a statue instead.

Gareth Bale close to Tottenham return

Gareth Bale is close to a return to Tottenham Hotspur on loan from Real Madrid.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vowed to become an Arsenal “legend” as the Gunners captain ended speculation over his future by signing a new three-year contract on Tuesday.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vows to become Arsenal ‘legend’ after new contract

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vowed to become an Arsenal “legend” as the Gunners captain ended speculation over his future by signing a new three-year contract on Tuesday.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says he is making efforts to keep Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang “happy” with clouds still hanging over his future.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs new Arsenal contract

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has put an end to the speculation regarding his future at the club after signing a three-year extension with the north London outfit.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 1

Kaduna to hold maiden international marathon race

Kaduna State Government has unveiled plans to organise the maiden edition of its international marathon race in November this year.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is under pressure to deliver a serious Premier League title challenge after a spending spree fuelled by his desire to catch champions Liverpool.

Frank Lampard admits he never wanted Chelsea to become ‘an academy club’

Frank Lampard admits he never wanted Chelsea to become ‘an academy club’ following the club’s lavish summer spending.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says reaching the domestic cup final can convince captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to prolong his future at the club.

Arsenal skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang set to sign three-year plus contract

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is poised to pen a “three-year plus contract” at Arsenal, claims Nigel Winterburn, with a Gunners legend pleased to see a saga that has made him “very, very nervous” coming to a close.
President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande

Tijani Muhammad-Bande successfully served at most trying time – UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Nigeria’s Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was the miracle needed by the General Assembly to deliver on its mandate in the face of COVID-19.
Jose Mourinho believes his Tottenham Hotspur side must adapt quickly to the “new reality” of playing matches without any fans when they resume their Premier League campaign against Manchester United on June 19.

Jose ​Mourinho confirms Tottenham had positive virus cases

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho hopes his players will improve in coming games after a 1-0 loss to Everton.
The north London derby cannot be the same game without fans, according to Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta.

Alexandre Lacazette: Mikel Arteta wants Arsenal to be perfect

Arsenal got their Premier League season off to the perfect start with a 3-0 win at Fulham on Saturday – and Alexandre Lacazette says perfection is exactly what Mikel Arteta expects.
The McLaren 765LT is seen at its launch at the McLaren headquarters in Woking, Britain. REUTERS-Peter Nicholls

McLaren to sell and lease back Woking factory

McLaren will sell their state-of-the-art Formula One headquarters and lease it back long-term to raise cash and reduce the company’s debt, the team’s chief executive Zak Brown said on Saturday.
Alexandre Lacazette made Premier League history when finding the target for Arsenal against Fulham, with the French striker having become the first man to record the first goal of an English top-flight campaign on two occasions.

Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette makes Premier League history with opening goal of 2020-21 campaign

Alexandre Lacazette made Premier League history when finding the target for Arsenal against Fulham, with the French striker having become the first man to record the first goal of an English top-flight campaign on two occasions.
English Premier League side Fulham have announced the signing of Ola Aina on a season-long loan from Torino.

Fulham chief gives condition for Ola Aina permanent deal at the club

Fulham FC Vice Chairman Tony Khan has confirmed that the club has an option to sign Ola Aina on a permanent deal from Italian side Torino.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a virtual press conference at Downing Street in central London on September 9, 2020 following an announcement of further restrictions on social gatherings in England due to an uptick in cases of the novel coronavirus. – The UK government on on September 9 sets out tighter rules on social gatherings to curb the spread of the coronavirus, with concern mounting at rising infection rates among the young. The law in England will change from next week to reduce the number of people who can gather socially from 30 to six, with some exemptions. (Photo by Stefan Rousseau / POOL / AFP)

British premier accuses EU of plotting food ‘blockade’ on UK

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accused the European Union of threatening to impose a food “blockade” between Britain and Northern Ireland that could tear the UK apart, throwing new fuel on the fire of simmering Brexit talks.
Hector Bellerin in his Arsenal suit in August (Stuart MacFarlane-Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Barcelona keen on loan move for Arsenal defender

Barcelona chiefs are keen to table a loan offer to sign Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin this summer due to lack of funds at the Camp Nou, reports Marca.

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Edo electorate hail INEC, security agencies

A cross-section of voters in Saturday’s governorship election in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area (LGA) of Edo has expressed satisfaction with the performance of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials.

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