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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted Manchester United were still heading in the right direction, but the manager is eager for improved results.

Manchester United will reinforce squad in January – coach

Manchester United will try to sign one or two players in the January transfer window to improve their chances of finishing in the top four, but will not spend big on transfer fees and wages, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.
The Turkish public and political elite have largely thrown their support behind the country's forces fighting in northern Syria, standing in defiance against voices in the international community condemning Ankara's operation in the region.

EU to consider steps against Turkey for Syria offensive

European Union (EU) foreign ministers are expected on Monday to discuss the bloc’s response to Turkey’s military incursion into northern Syria, with the possibility of sanctions and an EU-wide arms embargo on the table.

EU ministers to consider steps against Turkey over Syria offensive

European Union foreign ministers are expected on Monday to discuss the bloc’s response to Turkey’s military incursion into northern Syria, with the possibility of sanctions and an EU-wide arms embargo on the table.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has reacted to Sergio Ramos’ record after the Spanish and Los Blancos captain surpassed Iker Casillas as the most capped player in the history of Spanish football.

Real Madrid president Perez reacts to Ramos’ record

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has reacted to Sergio Ramos’ record after the Spanish and Los Blancos captain surpassed Iker Casillas as the most capped player in the history of Spanish football.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was declared winner of 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, on Friday in Oslo, Norway.

President Buhari congratulates Ethiopian premier for winning Nobel Peace Prize

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was declared winner of 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, on Friday in Oslo, Norway.
The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.

Full list of Nobel Peace Prize winners

This year’s prize went on Friday to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for his efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea.
Parliament of Uganda

Uganda announces ‘Kill the Gays’ bill, death penalty for homosexuals

Uganda has announced plans to reintroduce a bill which would bring in the death penalty for homosexuals in the East African nation.
Abubakar Malami

Federal government alleges cheating on oil profits, seeks $62 billion from five firms

The Federal Government says it expects about $62bn from multinational energy conglomerates that include Royal Dutch Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron, Total and Eni, citing a 2018 Supreme Court ruling it says enables it to review and adjust oil production revenue sharing agreements, Reuters has reported.
French President Emmanuel Macron reacts as he arrives at the front entrance of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral in Paris, as flames engulf its roof on April 15, 2019. – A colossal fire swept through the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019, causing a spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks. The fire, which began in the early evening, sent flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the Paris sky as stunned Parisians and tourists watched on in sheer horror. (Photo by PHILIPPE WOJAZER / POOL / AFP)

French leader urges world leaders to contribute more to fight infectious diseases

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took the unusual step of singling out a series of countries that he said could contribute more to funding the fight against infectious diseases.
Polish author Olga Tokarczuk at the 69th National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner in New York in 2018. (Polish author Olga Tokarczuk at the 69th National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner in New York in 2018. Brad Barket-Invision-AP)

Report: Only 15 out of 116 Nobel Literature Prize laureates are women

Here is a list of the women who have won the prestigious honour since it was first awarded in 1901.
Martin Ødegaard has revealed that he is still in contact with Real Madrid but wants to remain with Real Sociedad until the end of his two-year loan.

Martin Ødegaard reveals Real Madrid contact after fine season start

Martin Ødegaard has revealed that he is still in contact with Real Madrid but wants to remain with Real Sociedad until the end of his two-year loan.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he has a lot of reasons to be confident, despite Manchester United's worst start to a Premier League season.

Manchester United ‘remain fully supportive’ of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Manchester United apparently ‘remain fully supportive’ of manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer despite the club’s worst start to a season for 30 years.

Oscars: Nigeria’s ‘Lion Heart’ competes with 92 countries

Nigeria is competing with 92 other countries for the 2020 Oscars Academy Awards’ Best International Feature Film, the organisers said on their official website, Oscars .org.
David de Gea “is staying” at Manchester United, says Peter Schmeichel, with the former goalkeeper claiming the Spaniard has been “tied down” despite no official announcement of a new contract.

David de Gea: Manchester United performances are unacceptable

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea said the team's performances this season have been "unacceptable" and this is the "most difficult" period he has experienced since joining the club.
Arsene Wenger says Manchester United have a big job to do as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to bolster his squad this summer.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals issues over signing Romelu Lukaku replacement

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has finally opened up over the club’s failure to sign a Romelu Lukaku replacement.
Nigerian forward Chidera Ejuke has been named in Dutch Eredivisie (Premier Division) team of the month for September, following his impressive display for SC Heerenveen.

Nigerian forward named in Dutch Eredivisie team of the month

Nigerian forward Chidera Ejuke has been named in Dutch Eredivisie (Premier Division) team of the month for September, following his impressive display for SC Heerenveen.
Jurgen Klopp has denied his Liverpool future will be determined by the English weather, saying his agent was just making a joke.

Jurgen Klopp demands improvement as Mo Salah double saves Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes even the European champions have plenty of room for improvement after surviving a huge Champions League scare to beat Salzburg 4-3 after blowing a three-goal lead.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba is considering a January exit from Old Trafford, it has been revealed.

Manchester United gear up for January transfer window

Manchester United are reportedly keeping a close eye on three European prospects as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer aims to restore the glory days to the club.

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Wilfred Ndidi scored for the second time this season, as Leicester City moved to third place on the Premier League table, after recording a massive 5-0 win over Christian Atsu’s Newcastle United at King Power Stadium.

Wilfred Ndidi dedicates Leicester City home win against Burnley to late Foxes owner

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has dedicated Saturday’s 2-1 home win against Burnley to the club’s late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

SERAP urges ICPC, EFCC to probe Senate, MDAs over ‘employment slots scandal’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots from government agencies.”
Nigeria Football

Unilorin wins third JAMB tertiary institutions football competition

The University of Ilorin on Saturday beat Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria 1-0 to win the third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board-sponsored tertiary institutions football competition.

Senator Ken Nnamani urges alumni associations to support their alma maters

Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has urged old students associations to support their alma maters in the area of infrastructure development and maintenance of facilities.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks to members of Britain’s military during a reception for the Armed Forces inside 10 Downing Street in Central London on September 18, 2019. John NGUYEN - POOL - AFP

British premier to seek extension after MPs back Brexit delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to write to Brussels seeking a Brexit deadline extension after MPs voted Saturday to demand he delay Britain’s October 31 departure date.