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Raheem Sterling’s second minute header was enough to beat Arsenal and give Manchester City an 18th consecutive victory, including 13 in the Premier League.

Martin Keown: Arsenal showed Manchester City too much respect

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown believes that his old club paid Manchester City too much respect in their 1-0 defeat to Pep Guardiola’s men on Sunday.
Brendan Rodgers on the touchline during Leicester City's win over Chelsea (Plumb Images-Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

Brendan Rodgers the ‘leading candidate’ to replace Jose Mourinho at Tottenham Hotspur

Despite the early season talk of a potential title challenge for Spurs, the season has gone somewhat sour in recent months. Mourinho’s side racked up 24 points from their opening 11 games, but have since picked up just 12 from the following 12 games – winning just three league games since Christmas, and losing four of their last five top-flight outings.
Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has said Barcelona are not good enough to win the Champions League this season.

Arsene Wenger: Premier League title chase over for Liverpool

Arsene Wenger has ruled Liverpool out of the Premier League title race, branding their chances of catching Man City as “impossible”.
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.

Arsenal boss reveals his family have received online threats

The Gunners boss is currently overseeing a rebuild at Emirates stadium, with fringe players having been moved on as the Spaniard looks usher in a new era of success in north London.
Lucas Torreira

Report: AS Monaco want Arsenal’s Lucas Torreira on loan until the end of the...

Ligue 1 outfit AS Monaco are interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira on loan until the end of the season, according to Sky Sports.
Arsenal are eyeing Barcelona goalkeeper Neto.

Arsenal target Neto hands in transfer request at Barcelona

Arsenal transfer target Neto has demanded a Barcelona exit in search of first-team football.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery reacts. REUTERS-Eddie Keogh-File Photo

Unai Emery ‘tried to help’ Mesut Ozil at Arsenal

Unai Emery claims he “tried to help” Mesut Ozil during his time as Arsenal boss and prevent the unfortunate circumstances that have played out in 2020-21 from happening.
Christian Eriksen could see his time at Tottenham end this January. Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has approved the Dane's return to North London.

Jose Mourinho approves Christian Eriksen’s return to Tottenham

Christian Eriksen could see his time at Tottenham end this January. Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has approved the Dane's return to North London.
Arsenal are determined to sign a creative midfielder this month.

Arsenal determined to sign creative midfielder this month

Goal reported that Gunners boss Mikel Arteta is eyeing a loan move for Real Madrid midfielder Isco while he also remains keen on Lyon playmaker Houssem Aouar.
Diego Costa's eight-game ban for his outburst at referee Jesus Gil Manzano is too much, according to Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone.

Arsenal interested in signing Diego Costa on a free transfer

The Atletico Madrid striker has six months remaining on his deal but has requested the club to terminate his contract with immediate effect so that he can take care of some family problems. He was absent from the Spanish club’s training session on Monday as he looks increasingly certain to leave the club in January.g
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta had some high praise for his opponent, Chelsea FC.

Robert Pires: Mikel Arteta in Arsenal ‘ejection seat’

Mikel Arteta sits "in an ejection seat" at Arsenal after their dismal start to the new Premier League season, according to club legend Robert Pires.
Kanu Nwankwo

Nwankwo Kanu charges misfiring Arsenal ahead of Southampton game

Arsenal legend Nwankwo Kanu has encouraged Mikel Arteta's men to "rise up" from their poor Premier League form when they battle Southampton on Wednesday night.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has no intention of retiring as a coach any time soon, with the Portuguese tactician stating that he could have 10 to 15 years left in his career.

Jose Mourinho reckons he wasn’t given enough time at Manchester United

Jose Mourinho reckons he wasn’t given enough time at former side Manchester United and has spoken of his desire to remain with Tottenham for a ‘long time’.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has no intention of retiring as a coach any time soon, with the Portuguese tactician stating that he could have 10 to 15 years left in his career.

Europa: Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham seal top spot with win over Antwerp

Tottenham Hotspur secured first place in Europa League Group J with a 2-0 home win over Royal Antwerp thanks to second-half goals from Carlos Vinicius and Giovanni Lo Celso on Thursday.
Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has said Barcelona are not good enough to win the Champions League this season.

Arsenal chief holds talks with Arsene Wenger over emirates return

Arsenal chief executive Vinai Venkatesham is trying to persuade former Gunners manager Arsene Wenger to return to the club.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta said he is not surprised that striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is facing questions over his form and believes the Gabon international must deal with the pressure that comes from being a “big player”.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang agent takes aim at Arsenal boss tactics

Agent of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has taken aim at Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta and his tactics.
Former Arsenal midfielder Gilberto Silva has tipped Mohamed Elneny to play a key role in Mikel Arteta's team because of his consistent performances.

Gilberto Silva: Why Mohamed Elneny is key to Arsenal midfield

Former Arsenal midfielder Gilberto Silva has tipped Mohamed Elneny to play a key role in Mikel Arteta's team because of his consistent performances.
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.

Gilberto Silva: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang need Arsenal players need to make life easier

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang needs support from Arsenal players to rediscover his goalscoring form, according to club legend Gilberto Silva.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has no intention of retiring as a coach any time soon, with the Portuguese tactician stating that he could have 10 to 15 years left in his career.

Jose Mourinho: No danger of complacency against Arsenal

Jose Mourinho says Premier League leaders Tottenham will not need to be warned about complacency ahead of Sunday’s north London derby despite Arsenal’s poor recent form.
PSV Nigerian striker Noni Madueke says he is not ruling out the possibility of representing Nigeria at senior international level.

Noni Madueke: I’m open to playing for Nigeria

PSV Nigerian striker Noni Madueke says he is not ruling out the possibility of representing Nigeria at senior international level.
Matteo Guendouzi says he needed to leave Arsenal to have fun, having been hurt by a lack of playing time in north London.

Matteo Guendouzi: I needed to leave Arsenal to have fun

Matteo Guendouzi says he needed to leave Arsenal to have fun, having been hurt by a lack of playing time in north London.
Football fans could be allowed back into stadiums as early as next month.

Football fans could return to stadiums before Christmas

Premier League and Football League clubs could welcome supporters back into stadiums in December under plans drawn up by the Government, according to Sportsmail.

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The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, issued the threat in a circular marked HCSF-109-S.1-120 with the title, ‘Unauthorised circulation of official documents-information on social media.’

Federal government extends workers’ stay-at-home directive to March 31

The federal government has further extended the work-from-home directive to all public workers on Salary Grade Levels 12 and below until March 31 as a measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
The Newspapers Distribution Association of Nigeria (NDAN) has elected new executives.

NDAN appeals to media owners, government for life insurance

The Newspaper Distribution Association of Nigeria (NDAN) has appealed to proprietors of media houses and government to collaborate on enabling environment and life insurance for vendors, decrying unfair treatment to them.
Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello said he had engaged with controversial Yoruba activist, Mr Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, over the demands made by Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria to lift their food blockade

Food blockade: I have spoken to Sunday Igboho – Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, said he had engaged with controversial Yoruba activist, Mr Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, over the demands made by Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria to lift their food blockade to Southern Nigeria.
WhatsApp’s desktop app for Mac and PC is getting voice and video calling today, the company announced, offering end-to-end encrypted calls to other WhatsApp users on both computers and mobile devices.

WhatsApp’s desktop app now has video and voice calls

WhatsApp’s desktop app for Mac and PC is getting voice and video calling today, the company announced, offering end-to-end encrypted calls to other WhatsApp users on both computers and mobile devices.
Governor Bala Mohammed and Governor Babagan Zulum

North East governors: Mambila power project exists only on paper

North East Governors Forum has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to fast-track work on the Mambila Hydroelectric Power Project.

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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)

Group calls for total clampdown on IPOB

Concerned Igbo elders have called on relevant authorities to deal decisively with members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), saying the current level of force being deployed may not be enough to curb their violent excesses.
Former Chairman of the Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board, Stephen Odey, has picked the Peoples Democratic Party ticket for the Cross River North Senatorial By-election scheduled for October 31, 2020.

Senator Odey: Supreme court ruling don’t affect my position in the senate

The senator representing Cross River North senatorial district, Senator Stephen Adi Odey has said that the supreme court ‘preliminary objections’ ruling does not affect his position as the senator representing the senatorial district.
FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis wearing a face mask attends an inter-religious prayer service for peace along with other religious representatives in the Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli, a church on top of Rome's Capitoline Hill, in Rome, Italy, Oct. 20, 2020. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane/File Photo

Pope Francis condemns kidnapping of Zamfara schoolgirls

Head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, has condemned the abduction of 317 schoolgirls in Zamfara by terrorists, in what is the latest in a wave of kidnappings targeting school children in Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation.
Gombe state Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has declared that the challenging experience the state went through in the 2020 fiscal year will be used to sharpen the vision of the government for the 2021 fiscal year and beyond.

Gombe governor sets up committee to assess damages arising from Billiri crisis

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has approved the constitution of a committee to assess damages done as a result of the crisis in Billiri local government area of the state.
A group of girls previously kidnapped from their boarding school in northern Nigeria arrive on March 2, 2021 at the Government House in Gusau, Zamfara State upon their release. – All 279 girls kidnapped from their boarding school in northern Nigeria have been released and are on government premises. Nigeria has been rocked by four mass abductions of students in less than three months, by criminal groups. Gunmen from cattle rustling and kidnapping-for-ransom gangs on February 26, 2021 invaded the Government Girls Secondary School in remote Jangebe village, whisking the girls away from their hostel. (Photo by Aminu ABUBAKAR / AFP)

Zamfara schoolgirl: Our abductors asked us to pray for them

Hunainatu Abubakar, one of the abductees from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara, said the abductors asked the captives to pray for them to be good citizens.