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English clubs bite back in Champions League

After several years in the doldrums, English clubs have returned to the fore in the Champions League with a succession of attention-grabbing performances.

Spain threatens Catalan separatists as deadline looms

Spain said Wednesday it would take the unprecedented step of seeking to suspend Catalonia's autonomy if the region's leader does not abandon his independence bid, on the eve of his deadline to give a final answer.

Mario Balotelli is improving all the time at Nice – Coach Lucien Favre

Nice coach Lucien Favre has told UEFA.com that Mario Balotelli has made great progress during his time at the club.

Napoli, best team I faced in my career – Pep Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola described his side’s 2-1 victory over Napoli in the Champions League group phase as one of the proudest moments of his storied career.

Pep Guardiola backs Catalonia independence, dedicates win to jailed separatists

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola dedicated his team’s 2-1 win over Napoli in the Champions League on Tuesday to the two Catalan separatist leaders detained in Spain.

Everton, AC Milan look for Europa League morale boost

Under-fire Everton will hope to kickstart their campaign when they play host to Lyon on Thursday looking for a first win in the Europa League group stage.

Why we lost to Manchester City – Napoli’s Maurizio Sarri

Napoli manager, Maurizio Sarri, has admitted that Manchester City made it tough for them, in their 2-1 defeat in the Champions League on Tuesday night at the Etihad.

Rocky road for Higuain to resurrect Argentina career

On the night Lionel Messi sensationally booted Argentina into next year's World Cup finals in Russia, Gonzalo Higuain was watching thousands of kilometres away in Turin.

I knew I wasn’t going to Arsenal – Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling claims he did not give a moment's thought to rumours linking him with a deadline-day move from Manchester City to Arsenal.

Pep Guardiola aims to keep Manchester City players humble

Pep Guardiola says there is no chance that his Manchester City players will fall into the trap of over-confidence in their Champions League clash against Napoli despite their swaggering Premier League form.

Napoli won’t rest key players against Manchester City – Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has dismissed suggestions Napoli could rest key players for their Champions League clash with Manchester City and claimed he could name the Serie A club's starting XI.

Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis calls for players to be rested against Manchester City

Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis says the Serie A leaders should rest some of their key players for Tuesday's Champions League clash at Manchester City.

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero out for six weeks with rib injury – doctor

Sergio Aguero is likely to be out of action for a minimum of six weeks, according to a doctor of the Argentina national team.

Liverpool’s visit ‘special’ for me – Benitez

Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle United host Liverpool in the English Premier League on Sunday and the manager says playing against his former side will be a special and emotional experience.

Aubameyang continues to wreak havoc

Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang continued outstanding early-season form for German outfit Borussia Dortmund with a hat-trick at the weekend.

El Shaarawy brace as Roma crush Udinese

Stephan El Shaarawy bagged a first-half brace as AS Roma overwhelmed Udinese 3-0 to secure a third straight Serie A win on Saturday.

Szczesny replaces Buffon as Juventus look for perfect five

Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny will replace skipper Gianluigi Buffon as champions Juventus look to make it five Serie A wins out of five against Fiorentina on Wednesday.

Dybala hat-trick helps Juventus maintain perfect record

A Paulo Dybala hat-trick lifted Juventus back to the summit of Serie A alongside Inter Milan with a 3-1 victory at Sassuolo on Sunday making it four wins out of four for the champions.

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Gunmen killed 24 people, including a pastor, in an attack on a church during Sunday mass in northwestern Burkina Faso, four security sources said on Monday.
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NAFDAC: Nigeria facing severe drug insecurity

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has raised the alarm that Nigeria is facing an intense state of drug insecurity, warning that the situation may worsen if urgent attention was not paid to local manufacturing of drugs in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Super Eagles forward Daniel Amokachi, Nigeria’s Football Ambassador.

Daniel Amokachi named new NFF technical director

Former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach Daniel Amokachi has been appointed as the new Head of the Nigeria Football Federation Technical Department.

140 Niger Delta youths win Shell’s N56 million Livewire grant

No fewer than 140 young and talented people from eight states of the Niger Delta have graduated from the special Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria entrepreneurial training programme, which provides business and financial support to enable them to establish small and medium scale businesses.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

IPOB: Only thriving industry in Nigeria is terrorism

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Monday, condemned in its entirety the alleged killings of innocent people in Delta State by Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, saying that the only thriving and booming industry in the present administration is terrorism industry by herdsmen.