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Henrikh Mkhitaryan has expressed his belief that Paul Pogba is unfairly judged at Manchester United, and has urged people to criticise him for his bad performance, not his hairstyle.

Paul Pogba breaks silence on his Manchester United future, responds to PSG link

French midfielder Paul Pogba has said that Manchester United have yet to make a concrete contract proposal to him.
The House of Representatives has postponed the planned security summit scheduled to hold on Monday.

House backs bill to prohibit bank employees from operating foreign accounts

A bill seeking to prohibit bank employees from operating foreign accounts has passed second reading at the house of representatives.

NECO: 2021 SSCE registration ends June 25

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has said the June 25 deadline for the registration of the 2021 senior school certificate examination (SSCE) for internal candidates remains sacrosanct.
Paul Pogba could be back in contention for Manchester United’s clash against Istanbul Basaksehir on Tuesday night.

Euro 2020: France will remain PlayStation team if we don’t win – Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba is wary of going home from Euro 2020 empty-handed and has issued a stern warning to his teammates as a result.
Liverpool have congratulated Steven Gerrard after the Rangers were confirmed Scottish Premiership champions.

Steven Gerrard considered for Everton job after Carlo Ancelotti’s departure

The Daily Star says the Everton board are considering appointing Liverpool icon Steven as their next permanent boss following the departure of Ancelotti who left for Real Madrid on Tuesday afternoon.

Foreign portfolio investors pressure external reserves

Nigeria’s external reserves fell by 1.7 per cent, month-on-month (MoM) to $34.27 billion in May, the lowest level since May last year.
Finally, the signing of Eric Garcia has been officially announced by Barcelona. The 20-year-old centre-back has been linked to the club for almost a year now.

Barcelona announce the signing of Eric Garcia

Finally, the signing of Eric Garcia has been officially announced by Barcelona. The 20-year-old centre-back has been linked to the club for almost a year now. He came very close to signing for his boyhood club last summer before the talks broke down on the deadline day, as well as January of this year.

Real Madrid shortlist managers to take over from Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez, has shortlisted four managers to take over from Zinedine Zidane.
A ruthless move by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich to replace club icon Frank Lampard mid-season with Thomas Tuchel paid off handsomely on Saturday when the club beat Manchester City 1-0 to claim their second Champions League title.

Roman Abramovich rewarded with Champions League title

A ruthless move by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich to replace club icon Frank Lampard mid-season with Thomas Tuchel paid off handsomely on Saturday when the club beat Manchester City 1-0 to claim their second Champions League title.
An ambulance is parked outside the infectious diseases department at Boufarik Hospital, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Boufarik, Algeria May 26, 2021. REUTERS-Abdelaziz Boumzar

Algerian medics fear new infections as borders to reopen

Algerian medics fear next week’s reopening of national borders will trigger a new surge in COVID-19 cases despite health measures, as people living abroad rush home to see family.
Jose Mourinho has said Tottenham deserved to win against West Ham as they fell 2-1 to their London rivals.

Jose Mourinho set to make Arsenal star first Roma signing

Arsenal have named their price for Granit Xhaka with Jose Mourinho keen to make the Switzerland international the first signing of his Roma tenure.
Manchester City produced a ruthless attacking display to beat Chelsea 3-1 at Stamford Bridge and increase the pressure on Frank Lampard.

Frank Lampard eyeing vacant West Brom managerial post

Lampard has been out of a job since he was sacked by the Blues in January this year. He previously spent a season in charge of Championship side Derby County.
Mikel Arteta says he has had to adapt his tactical approach much more than he expected since taking over as Arsenal boss, due to the composition of his squad.

Mikel Arteta considered by Barcelona for manager’s position

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is reportedly one of several managers under consideration to potentially take over as manager at Barcelona.
The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, said with fervent prayers by the Saints Nigeria will overcome the security challenges and the deathly COVID-19 pandemic.

NCPC assures stakeholders of hitch free 2020 pilgrimage

The Executive Secretary of Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, (NCPC), Rev Yakubu Pam has assured the states Pilgrimage Leaders and Managers that the Commission is working hard for a hitch free 2020 Pilgrimage exercise to Jordan.
FILE PHOTO: Tarun Tejpal, the 50-year-old founder and editor-in-chief of India's leading investigative magazine Tehelka, speaks with the media upon his arrival at the airport on his way to Goa, in New Delhi November 29, 2013. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee/File Photo

Indian court acquits magazine editor of rape charges

A court in India on Friday acquitted a former top news magazine editor of charges he sexually harassed and raped a colleague, the prosecution said, in an eight-year-old case that raised questions over the safety of women in the workplace.
Africa Development Bank (AfDB) is planning to invest $10 billion for the expansion of renewable energy projects in the continent, over the next five years.

NYPF boss hails AfDB on youth entrepreneurship development fund

The Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF), has commended the African Development Bank (AfDB) on the launch of the Youth Entrepreneurship Development Fund to support young Africans with easy access to funds to drive Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).
Dr. Timi Olubiyi, an Entrepreneurship & Business Management expert with a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Babcock University Nigeria.

Understanding the strength of small businesses

The number of small businesses keeps growing in the formal and informal sectors of the Nigerian economy, due to the role of small businesses as the live-wire of any economy and the backbone of major developed economies the world over.
First Lady of Benue State, Dr. Eunice Ortom, has expressed deep worry over the recurring attacks on the defenseless rural dwellers in the state, pointing out that the crisis and killings have created sleepless nights for the Ortom’s administration.

Benue First Lady decries incessant attacks on communities

First Lady of Benue State, Dr. Eunice Ortom has expressed deep worry over the recurring attacks on the defenseless rural dwellers in the state, pointing out that the crisis and killings have created sleepless nights for the Ortom’s administration.
West Brom have been relegated from the Premier League after a 3-1 defeat to Arsenal on Sunday.

West Brom relegated from Premier League after Arsenal defeat

West Brom have been relegated from the Premier League after a 3-1 defeat to Arsenal on Sunday.
New revelations have emerged that JPMorgan Chase & Co was warned by its compliance team over the “great risk” of corruption just days before it made the last of three transfers that totaled $875 million to a former Nigerian oil minister, Dan Etete.

JPMorgan memo warned $875m payment to Dan Etete was graft risk

New revelations have emerged that JPMorgan Chase & Co was warned by its compliance team over the “great risk” of corruption just days before it made the last of three transfers that totaled $875 million to a former Nigerian oil minister, Dan Etete.
Former Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg said he hoped manager Mikel Arteta would keep his job after the team crashed out of the Europa League on Thursday following a goalless draw with Villarreal.

Freddie Ljungberg hopes Mikel Arteta keeps Arsenal job after Europa League exit

Former Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg said he hoped manager Mikel Arteta would keep his job after the team crashed out of the Europa League on Thursday following a goalless draw with Villarreal.
Manchester City’s 2-0 victory over Paris Saint-Germain means we have set a new record for the longest winning run by an English side in Europe’s elite club competition.

Manchester City eye title in UCL final curtain raiser

Manchester City and Chelsea will play off for the biggest prize in European club football later this month, but there is plenty on the line for both clubs when they meet in a prelude to the Champions League final on Saturday.

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June 12: MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty – Gani Adams

Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams, has said that the late Chief MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty and freedom during his lifetime.
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

The protem chairman of the Coalition of Yoruba Liberation Movement, Yemi Farounbi, has called on south-west governors to strengthen the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.
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

Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

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Coalition: We will not stop using Twitter

A coalition of 25 civil society organisations (CSOs) says it will not stop using Twitter.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

One dead, seven ‘unknown gunmen’ captured in Imo

Special security forces on Sunday morning killed one “unknown gunman” and captured about seven of them who tried to attack Imo police headquarters.
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Edwin Clark mourns TB Joshua, says Prophet’s death, personal loss

Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has expressed sadness over the death of the General Overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua.

Nigerian Navy unveils new warship

The construction of the new warship began about two years ago and when commissioned, will replace the first set of LSTs of the Nigerian Navy, NNS AMBE and NNS OFIOM, which have been decommissioned, naval authorities said.

How TB Joshua planned to celebrate 58th birthday on June 12

The death of the renowned televangelist and founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua, came as a rude shock to Nigerians and many other people around the world.