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Woman allegedly strips in church, urinate on altar

A 39-year-old petty trader, Moji Aderibigbe, accused of stripping naked and pouring urine on the church altar, on Friday appeared in a Yaba Chief magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Eden Hazard has provided more assists than any other player in Europe’s top five leagues this season (Getty Images)

Chelsea climb to third after 3-0 win over Watford

Chelsea beat Watford 3-0 on Sunday to move over Tottenham to third place in the English premiership.
Chelsea’s Pedro beats the Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper Kevin Trapp to equalise for Maurizio Sarri’s side in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final. Alex Grimm-Bongarts-Getty Images

Europa: Chelsea hold Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany

A first-half strike from Pedro gave Chelsea a slim advantage in their Europa League semi-final tie as they were held to a 1-1 draw with Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday.
David de Gea's howler gave Chelsea the advantage in the race for the top four after a 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Super Sunday.

Manchester United’s David de Gea howler gives Chelsea advantage in top-four chase

David de Gea's howler gave Chelsea the advantage in the race for the top four after a 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Chelsea progressed to the semi-finals of the Europa League after defeating Slavia Prague 4-3 at Stamford Bridge, resulting in a 5-3 aggregate victory.

Chelsea reach Europa semis despite alarming second half

Chelsea beat Slavia Prague 4-3 in a thrilling encounter to book their place in the Europa League semi-finals despite an alarmingly complacent second-half performance at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.
Callum Hudson-Odoi

Maurizio Sarri: Callum Hudson-Odoi will ‘probably’ start against Brighton

Maurizio Sarri again defended his decision to delay Callum Hudson-Odoi's first Premier League start, as N'Golo Kante and Eden Hazard prepare to return for Chelsea.
Everton vs Chelsea- Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson fire Toffees to much-needed win against Blues

Chelsea’s Champions League hopes dealt blow with Everton loss

Chelsea's Champions League hopes were dealt a blow after they were beaten 2-0 by Everton at Goodison thanks to goals from Richarlison and a Gylfi Sigurdsson.
A late Eden Hazard strike has earned Chelsea 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers in Sunday’s Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge.

Eden Hazard saves Chelsea from defeat

A late Eden Hazard strike has earned Chelsea 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers in Sunday’s Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge.
Maurizio Sarri is set to decide whether to end Kepa Arrizabalaga’s Chelsea exile at Fulham on Sunday as the under-fire Blues boss and his controversial keeper face a defining moment in their troubled season.

Kepa Arrizabalaga returns to Chelsea’s starting XI for Fulham clash

Kepa Arrizabalaga's exile from Chelsea's starting XI is over after one match with the goalkeeper restored for Sunday's clash with Fulham.
Chelsea Maurizio Sarri benches Kepa Arrizabalaga against Tottenham Hotspur following Carabao Cup

Goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga dropped as Chelsea beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-0

Chelsea put their tumultuous League Cup final defeat behind them to revive their top-four hopes with a 2-0 victory over stuttering Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.
Maurizio Sarri Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri set to be in charge for Chelsea’s game against Malmo

Chelsea boss coach Maurizio Sarri is set to be in charge for the Europa League game against Malmo on Thursday.
A television broadcast camera films as Chelsea's Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard applauds the fans following the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Chelsea at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on October 7, 2018. - Chelsea won the match 3-0. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) /

Eden Hazard debunks rumoured move to Real Madrid, agrees with Maurizio Sarri’s football philosophy

Belgian star Eden Hazard has been persistently linked with a move to Spain’s European champions Real Madrid but he told The Times he is happy at Chelsea and agrees with manager Maurizio Sarri over his tactics.

Three faces trial for impersonating INEC officials in Lagos

The trial has started on Wednesday of three suspects arrested at the Akoka area of Lagos State for allegedly impersonating Independent National Electoral Commission officials.
Maurizio Sarri Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri struggles to spark misfiring Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri must solve Chelsea’s striker crisis as his spluttering side bid to get back on track against Newcastle on Saturday.
Chelsea's Nigerian midfielder Victor Moses looks on during the English Premier League football match against Middlesbrough

Fulham now ‘favourite’ to sign Victor Moses

Former Super Eagles striker Victor Moses is close to joining relegation-threatened English Premier League side Fulham, according to British station, Love Sports Radio.
Callum Hudson-Odoi

Bayern Munich define interest in Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi

Bayern Munich have defined their strong interest in Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi following a £35m bid for the 18-year-old.
Chelsea’s Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard applauds the fans as he leaves the pitch after being substituted off during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Chelsea at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on December 16, 2018. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) /

Gianfranco Zola: Eden Hazard can be Chelsea’s all-time great

Chelsea assistant manager Gianfranco Zola has urged Eden Hazard to reject a potential offer from Real Madrid and focus on becoming the Blues’ all-time greatest player.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun warns Premier League defenders to be wary of Chelsea’s Eden Hazard

Brighton’s players were so impressed with Eden Hazard’s performance against them on Sunday that the squad were left admiring the “unbelievable” forward after their 2-1 loss to Chelsea at the Amex Stadium.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.