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Nigerian-born Chinyelu Onwurah won the first seat to be declared for Labour in the December 12 general election in the United Kingdom.

UK election: Nigerian-born Chinyelu Onwurah wins first seat for Labour

Nigerian-born Chinyelu Onwurah won the first seat to be declared for Labour in the December 12 general election in the United Kingdom.
Liverpool’s Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri (C) celebrates scoring his team’s second goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield in Liverpool, north-west England on December 4, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Manchester giants seek derby delight as Liverpool threaten to burst beyond reach

Both sides of the Manchester divide will be hoping some derby delight can add impetus to disappointing seasons when City host United on Saturday, while Liverpool travels to Bournemouth aiming to surge further clear at the top of the Premier League.
Marco Silva

Everton set to sack Marco Silva as David Moyes prepares for shock return

Everton are poised to sack Marco Silva following their Merseyside derby humiliation, with David Moyes primed for a surprise return to Goodison Park.
England defender Kyle Walker has signed a two-year contract extension to keep him with Manchester City until 2024.

Liverpool deserve to be top of the Premier League

Kyle Walker thinks Liverpool "deserve to be top" of the Premier League, with Manchester City caught standing still since winning a second successive domestic crown back in May.
Pep Guardiola's current Manchester City contract expires in 2021

Pep Guardiola: Manchester City won’t make January signings

The champions are 11 points adrift of leaders Liverpool following Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Newcastle and have struggled with injury problems during the first four months of the season.
Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo who only lasted 12 minutes on the pitch before he was stretched off in last Friday’s Chinese Super League match against Tianjin Teda would return to the pitch in two weeks time, the club has revealed.

Odion Ighalo seeks Premier League return

Odion Ighalo is looking to return to the Premier League in January with a number of clubs, including his former team Watford, keen to strike a deal.
Liverpool hung on after having goalkeeper Alisson Becker sent off to beat Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 and extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to 11 points thanks to two first-half headers from defender Virgil van Dijk.

Virgil van Dijk nets double as Liverpool surge 11 points clear

Liverpool hung on after having goalkeeper Alisson Becker sent off to beat Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 and extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to 11 points thanks to two first-half headers from defender Virgil van Dijk.
Pep Guardiola says Manchester City's players should not return to pre-season training until they are totally ready due to the crazy scheduling of modern football.

Pep Guardiola: Manchester City cannot afford to lose any more games

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City cannot afford to lose any more games if they are to defend their Premier League title.
Pep Guardiola has rubbished reports suggesting that Riyad Mahrez could be moved on just 12 months after making a club-record £60 million ($78m) switch to Manchester City.

Pep Guardiola: No excuses for failure

Manchester City may well have secured their place as a top seed for the Champions League knockout stages but they are working tirelessly to fulfill their dreams and aspirations.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has attributed his team’s victory over Germany’s Schalke 04 to their attacking style of football, adding that his boys were relaxed and decided to play and be aggressive against their opponents.

Khaldoon Al Mubarak: Pep Guardiola is still very committed to Manchester City

Pep Guardiola remains fully committed to Manchester City and the club intend to maintain managerial "continuity", according to chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

Former Chelsea defender calls for change of style in NFF

Former Super Eagles, Chelsea and Newcastle defender Celestine Babayaro is calling for a drastic change to the scheme of things in Nigerian football.
Jose Mourinho's first training session with Tottenham Hotspur went down well as he aims to return the Whitelily yo winning ways after taken over Mauricio Pochettino.

Jose Mourinho returns to the fray as Manchester City face tough Chelsea test

Jose Mourinho will inevitably be the centre of attention as he takes charge of Tottenham for the first time this weekend while Manchester City looks to get their Premier League title challenge back on track against Chelsea.
Liverpool were fortunate to emerge with all three points against Manchester City on Sunday, according to Rodri, who felt the visitors were much better than their opponents on the day.

Rodri: Liverpool were lucky to beat Manchester City in Premier League showdown

Liverpool were fortunate to emerge with all three points against Manchester City on Sunday, according to Rodri, who felt the visitors "were much better" than their opponents on the day.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is hoping to see Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori commit to new contracts at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard named Premier League Manager of the Month

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has been named the Premier League Manager of the Month for October after masterminding wins over Southampton, Newcastle and Burnley.
Chelsea have lost a “world great” in Eden Hazard, says Pat Nevin, but one of Christian Pulisic, Willian and Pedro is being backed to step up and fill some sizeable shoes at Stamford Bridge.

Christian Pulisic patience pays off as Chelsea fledglings take flight

Christian Pulisic had to be patient in the early months of his Chelsea career, but the United States captain and talisman now have the chance to make his mark on the Champions League after earning his place in a rapidly rising side.
Tammy Abraham will reportedly sign a new contract with Chelsea that would see him earn £100,000 a week.

Tammy Abraham set to sign new Chelsea deal worth £100k a week

The Nigerian born England international has emerged as an indispensable figure under Frank Lampard this season, scoring eight goals in nine Premier League fixtures.
Arsenal miss the chance to go third as Lys Mousset marked his first league start for Sheffield United with a goal to sink Gunners to a 1-0 defeat at Bramall Lane in the concluded Premier League encounter on Monday night.

Arsenal miss chance to go third after defeat at Sheffield United

Arsenal miss the chance to go third as Lys Mousset marked his first league start for Sheffield United with a goal to sink Gunners to a 1-0 defeat at Bramall Lane in the concluded Premier League encounter on Monday night.
Tammy Abraham runs to the Chelsea fans after his early goal. Nigel Keene-ProSports-REX-Shutterstock

Tammy Abraham to earn £50,000 per week in improved contract

Nigeria born England international Tammy Abraham is on the verge of landing a boost on his Chelsea contract it has been revealed.

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Shareholders seek more mergers, acquisitions in cement industry

Shareholders under the aegis of Constance Shareholders’ Association of Nigeria (CSAN) on Saturday said that mergers and acquisitions would improve cement industry activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
North Korea has conducted another “crucial test” at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reported Saturday, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington remain stalled with a deadline approaching.

North Korea conducts ‘crucial test’ at Sohae launch site

North Korea has conducted another “crucial test” at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reported Saturday, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington remain stalled with a deadline approaching.

Tony Momoh: Anyone who calls President Buhari derogatory names will be dealt with

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Saturday said Punch newspaper did nothing wrong by referring to President Muhammadu Buhari as a Major General.
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Edo government begins revalidation exercise for pensioners in 18 local councils

The Edo State Government has announced the commencement of the revalidation exercise for pensioners in the 18 Local Governments Areas (LGAs) of the state.

Ondo governor presents staff of office to Olowo of Owo

Royal fathers from far and near who graced the occasion include Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ooni of Ife, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, Deji of Akure, Oba Victor Kiladejo, Osemawe of Ondo Kingdom and other prominent traditional rulers in the state.