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Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has spoken of his regret at leaving the club's academy when he was climbing through the youth ranks.

Andrea Pirlo targets Alvaro Morata as his first signing as Juventus boss

Andrea Pirlo is wanting to bring Alvaro Morata back to Juventus in a sensational return to Turin for the Spanish striker.
Nigeria forward Blessing Eleke has joined Belgian Pro League club Beerschot from FC Luzern of Switzerland.

Blessing Eleke joins Belgian club Beerschot on three-year contract

Nigeria forward Blessing Eleke has joined Belgian Pro League club Beerschot from FC Luzern of Switzerland.
Akwa United striker Michael Ohanu has called it quit with the club and joined another Nigeria professional football league side Kwara United.

Michael Ohanu rejoins Kwara United from Akwa United

Akwa United striker Michael Ohanu has called it quit with the club and joined another Nigeria professional football league side Kwara United.
Sevilla’s Lucas Ocampos (right) scores the only goal of the game from Éver Banega’s cross. Ina Fassbender-Reuters

Sevilla, Shakhtar Donetsk reach Europa League semi-finals

Sevilla midfielder Lucas Ocampos headed a late goal to snatch a 1-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers as they reached the Europa League semi-finals on Tuesday.
England-born Nigerian winger Rinsola Babajide has been nominated for Liverpool Women’s Player of the Season for 2019-20.

Rinsola Babajide nominated for Liverpool women’s player of the season award

England-born Nigerian winger Rinsola Babajide has been nominated for Liverpool Women’s Player of the Season for 2019-20, Completesports.com reports.
Roman Abramovich

Chelsea owner to boost transfer plans with £200 million funds

Roman Abramovich will give the funds to Frank Lampard to take Chelsea’s summer spending well north of £200million if the Blues can secure deals for the manager’s three top targets. The Chelsea owner has already sanctioned over £80m of spending on Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech from RB Leipzig and Ajax respectively.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard on the pitch before the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS-Michael Dalder

Frank Lampard hopes to bolster Chelsea squad after Champions League exit

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard described the rebuild of his team as a work in progress after they crashed out of the Champions League last-16 following a 7-1 aggregate defeat by Germany’s Bayern Munich.

Rotary organises free hepatitis, liver screening for Abuja community

The Rotary Club of Abuja, District 9125, on Saturday, organised free hepatitis “B and C” screening as well as Liver Scan for residents of Piwoyi, a suburb located on the airport road, Abuja.
Mauritius’ Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth declared a state of environmental emergency on Friday as the Indian ocean island battled to contain an oil spill.

Mauritius declares state of emergency on environment after oil spill

Mauritius’ Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth declared a state of environmental emergency on Friday as the Indian ocean island battled to contain an oil spill. The oil seeped from a Japanese freighter that ran aground last...
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is delighted with his team's effort this season, despite losing the FA Cup final.

Frank Lampard confirms double injury boost ahead of Bayern Munich clash

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that both N’Golo Kante and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are fit for Saturday’s Champions League clash against Bayern Munich on the road.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Premier League clubs vote to return to three substitutions

Premier League clubs have voted to return to a maximum of three substitutes and seven players on the bench for next season.

South-West IPMAN directs members to sell fuel at N150 per litre

The South West chapter of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria has directed all its members in the zone to henceforth, increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petroleum to N150 per litre.

Nestlé Nigeria names new managing director

Mr Wassim Elhusseini has been appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) of Nestlé Nigeria Plc.
Wigan’s relegation from the Championship had been confirmed by the EFL. Dave Howarth-CameraSport-Getty Images

Wigan relegated from Championship after failed appeal

Wigan have failed in their appeal to get a 12-point deduction for going into administration overturned, meaning they are relegated from the Championship, the English Football League confirmed on Tuesday.

Gombe moves to address dearth of agric extension workers

The Gombe State government says it has taken steps to address the inadequate agricultural extension workers to serve the farming population in the state.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho says he is treated more harshly than other managers, and that people look at me with different eyes.

Emmanuel Adebayor: Jose Mourinho is the best coach in the history of football

Jose Mourinho is “the best coach in the history of football”, according to Emmanuel Adebayor, with the Portuguese having enjoyed success wherever he has been in a distinguished managerial career.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ndubuisi Egbo is two wins away from leading KF Tirana to the league title in Albania.

KF Tirana boss proud of his achievements despite losing Albanian Cup final

KF Tirana manager’s managed Ndubuisi Emmanuel Egbo, says he’s proud of his achievements with the team despite missing out on the Albanian cup.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is delighted with his team's effort this season, despite losing the FA Cup final.

Frank Lampard demands for ‘fair’ treatment for tired Chelsea

Frank Lampard has called on the Premier League to give Chelsea a fair start to next season, saying the September 12 launch date is “too early” for his players.

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Masari spoke in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting he held with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

CISLAC commends President Buhari for signing CAMA into law

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020 into law.

Police arraign man for alleged breach of peace, stealing

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 35-year-old man, Maroof Buhari, at an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for alleged breach of peace and stealing.
French star Blaise Matuidi will quit Serie A giants Juventus in the coming days to join MLS side Inter Miami.

Juventus confirm Blaise Matuidi departure

Juventus have confirmed the departure of Blaise Matuidi, with the France midfielder set to move to MLS and sign with David Beckham’s Inter Miami.
Following the recommendation of a trusted fellow, the Turkish side, Trabzonspor are making a move for former Chelsea technical director, Michael Emenalo.

Ex-Chelsea chief Michael Emenalo recommended for Trabzonspor’s job

Following the recommendation of a trusted fellow, the Turkish side, Trabzonspor are making a move for former Chelsea technical director, Michael Emenalo.
Real Madrid are set to table a sensational £90 million player-plus-cash deal for Juventus superstar Paulo Dybala, according to reports.

Real Madrid move for Paulo Dybala in player-plus-cash deal worth £90 million

Real Madrid are set to table a sensational £90 million player-plus-cash deal for Juventus superstar Paulo Dybala, according to reports.