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Report: Inter Milan prepare to offer Barcelona several players for Jordi Alba

Barcelona’s summer overhaul under Joan Laporta is in full flow. Tasked with reversing a frightening economic crisis, as well as building a competitive squad for the season to follow, things have not been easy. But the club has been making major moves.
Aaron Ramsey complained about Juventus not paying attention to his body ahead of the Euros and he has proven that statement right by starring for Wales in the competition.

Juventus wants to use Aaron Ramsey’s Euro 2020 form to sell him

Aaron Ramsey complained about Juventus not paying attention to his body ahead of the Euros and he has proven that statement right by starring for Wales in the competition.
The Netherlands suffered a terrible blow in losing to Turkey at the start of their World Cup qualifying campaign on Wednesday, coach Frank de Boer said.

Netherlands coach: Barcelona move will give Depay ‘something extra’

Netherlands coach Frank de Boer is hopeful Memphis Depay’s Euro 2020 form will be positively impacted after the confirmation the striker will play for Barcelona next season.
Harry Kane may struggle to leave Tottenham, according to Peter Crouch, who says club chairman Daniel Levy simply won't bend.

Man City to put in 100 million pound bid for Harry Kane after the...

Pep Guardiola is clear that he wants Harry Kane in his attack. Man City, according to the 'Daily Star', are prepared to put in a final bid. There will be no more. Tottenham will have to decide whether they take it or leave it. Man City are planning to offer Spurs 100 million pounds for the striker after the Euros.
Phil Foden's performances at international level have been adversely affected by his style of play at Manchester City according to Wayne Rooney, who insists that the England star is not a dribbler.

Wayne Rooney: Phil Foden’s international performances affected by Manchester City style

Phil Foden's performances at international level have been adversely affected by his style of play at Manchester City according to Wayne Rooney, who insists that the England star "is not a dribbler".
Chelsea have become the latest Premier League side to show an interest in Real Sociedad and Sweden striker, Alexander Isak, according to reports in Spain.

Chelsea set to meet £60 million exit clause for Euro 2020 sensation

Chelsea are reportedly ready to meet the release clause in the race to snap up a Liverpool and Arsenal target who is currently turning heads at Euro 2020.

Louis Saha: N’Golo Kante deserves Ballon d’Or

Former France striker, Louis Saha, has said Chelsea midfielder, N’Golo Kante, should be considered for the Ballon d’Or.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ekiti 2022: Governor Fayemi’s performance‘ll make the job easier for APC – party chairman

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Akinlayo Kolawole, has disclosed that the performances of the Governor Kayode Fayemi-led administration would make next year’s governorship election easier for the party to win in the state.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that Southern governors’ irrevocable decision on open grazing and others issues must be respected.

Rivers governor: President Buhari can’t shift his constitutional roles on security to states

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that it is unconstitutional for him to shift the power of securing the life and property of Nigerians to the state governors.
According to reports from Italian media outlet Tuttomercatoweb, the Reds are interested in signing Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Pascal Gross.

Liverpool eye move for Pascal Gross

According to reports from Italian media outlet Tuttomercatoweb, the Reds are interested in signing Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Pascal Gross.
Roma must make a fourth offer for Granit Xhaka if they’re to prise the midfielder away from Arsenal.

Roma to make fourth offer to prise Granit Xhaka away from Arsenal

Roma must make a fourth offer for Granit Xhaka if they’re to prise the midfielder away from Arsenal.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas celebration and urged everyone to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols.

Governor Tambuwal: PDP determined to ‘rescue’ Nigeria

State governors under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have pledged to provide the needed platform for the party to return to power at the national level in 2023.
Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (fifth from the left) and his colleagues during Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum meeting in Ibadan Oyo State on Monday.

2023: PDP governors in strategy meeting, plot APC downfall

State governors under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have converged on Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, to stategise on how to dethrone the governing All Progressives Congress in the 2023 general elections.
Harry Kane holds the key to England’s bid to end 55 years of hurt as Gareth Southgate’s side start their Euro 2020 campaign with a revenge mission against Croatia on Sunday.

Harry Kane holds key to England’s Euro 2020 challenge

Harry Kane holds the key to England’s bid to end 55 years of hurt as Gareth Southgate’s side start their Euro 2020 campaign with a revenge mission against Croatia on Sunday.
Super Falcons head coach Randy Waldrum has explained why his team suffered a shock defeat to Jamaica, at the four-nation Summer Series tournament in the United States.

Summer Series: Why Super Falcons lost to Jamaica – coach

Super Falcons head coach Randy Waldrum has explained why his team suffered a shock defeat to Jamaica, at the four-nation Summer Series tournament in the United States.
Kylian Mbappe was absent from Paris Saint-Germain training once again on Tuesday, as he continues to struggle with a throat infection ahead of a Champions League showdown against Borussia Dortmund.

France boss: Kylian Mbappe not distracted by transfer talk ahead of Euro 2020

Didier Deschamps has insisted that Kylian Mbappe is not getting distracted by talk of a transfer away from Paris Saint-Germain ahead of France's Euro 2020 campaign.
Nigeria defender Brian Idowu was in action for Khimki who claimed a vital 2-1 away win at UFA, in the Russian Premier League on Monday.

Khimki announce permanent signing of Super Eagles defender Brian Idowu

The 29-year-old spent the 2020-21 season on loan with the Red-Blacks and delivered satisfactory performances, scoring three goals and providing two assists in 30 appearances across all competitions.
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Ali Baba: My comedy experience with T.B. Joshua

A Nigerian comedian, Atunyota Akpobome aka Ali Baba, has paid a glowing tribute to one of Africa’s most influential and controversial preachers, T.B Joshua, who died on Saturday.
cristian-romero

Manchester United preparing £39 million bid for Atalanta defender

Atalanta are reportedly planning to make Romero’s loan from Juventus permanent for £21.5m before cashing in on his services.
N'Golo Kante "cheats a lot", according to Paul Pogba, who has described the Chelsea star as a "smart kid" and a "cunning" player.

Paul Pogba tips N’Golo Kante to win Ballon d’Or

Manchester United star Paul Pogba has backed fellow countryman N’Golo Kante to win the Ballon d’Or ahead of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

Super Eagles boss takes positives from Cameroon defeat

Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has taken positives from his side’s 1-0 defeat to Cameroon in Friday’s international friendly.
Gareth Bale has spoken out loud and clear. With his future at Real Madrid up in the air, the Welshman took an interview with ‘The Times’ in which he criticised the Spanish press for being overly harsh with him during his spell in the Spanish capital. He then defended Eden Hazard and admitted that would prefer a more relaxed life away from the focus.

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale to retire after Euro 2020

And according to Spanish newspaper Marca, Bale wants to end his playing days after this summer’s tournament and will negotiate a €22million payout with Real – around £19m.

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A 24-year-old woman, Abibat Kehinde, has been abandoned at Epe General Hospital, Lagos State, over N131,000 unpaid bills, three months after she gave birth to twins at the hospital.

Commercial motorcyclist abandons wife at Lagos hospital after giving birth to twins

A 24-year-old woman, Abibat Kehinde, has been abandoned at Epe General Hospital, Lagos State, over N131,000 unpaid bills, three months after she gave birth to twins at the hospital.
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Lagos council poll: Residents protest ‘imposition’ of chairmanship candidate

Some residents of Somolu Local Government Area of Lagos State on Thursday, marched peacefully to the Lagos State House of Assembly in protest against alleged imposition of a chairmanship candidate.
Stella Moris, the partner of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, stands for a portrait during an interview with Reuters in London, Britain, June 24, 2021. Picture taken June 24, 2021. REUTERS-Dylan Martinez

Julian Assange’s fiancée urges Joe Biden to free WikiLeaks founder to show U.S. has...

President Joe Biden must let Julian Assange go free if he wants the United States to become a beacon for a free press once again and put the legacy of Donald Trump behind it, the fiancée of the WikiLeaks founder told Reuters.

One million households to benefits Nigerian government’s coronavirus intervention in Plateau

Plateau State Coordinator of State Operation Coordinating Units (SOCU), Kenneth Isah, said over one Million households in Plateau State captured on Rapid Response Register (RRR) would benefit Federal Government N5,000 monthly intervention to cushion the economic effect of COVID-19.

ICPC asked to investigate NECO examination scandal

A media organization, Signature TV has called on the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to probe some staff of the National Examination Council (NECO) for involving in examination scandals at a centre in Kaduna State.

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In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Bauchi governor: I’m consulting on 2023 presidency

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has urged a political pressure group, the Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF), to give him three weeks to make consultations on the 2023 presidency.
Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Ka3na Jones, says Ozo never loved Nengi but was only playing games with her and Dorathy.

BBNaija: I wanted loyalty not relationship – Nengi

During the second day of the BBNaija Lockdown Reunion show, talks of relationships that sprouted up during the competition dominated the conversation.
Italy is reintroducing a five-day quarantine on arrivals from Britain after a spike in coronavirus cases there, Health Minister Roberto Speranza announced on Friday.

Italy re-imposes quarantine on arrivals from Britain

Italy is reintroducing a five-day quarantine on arrivals from Britain after a spike in coronavirus cases there, Health Minister Roberto Speranza announced on Friday.
Emil Forsberg scored Sweden’s first goal of the Euro 2020 from the penalty spot as they edged out Slovakia 1-0 to boost their qualification hopes in Group E on Friday.

Euro 2020: Emil Forsberg fires Sweden to victory over Slovakia

Emil Forsberg scored Sweden’s first goal of the Euro 2020 from the penalty spot as they edged out Slovakia 1-0 to boost their qualification hopes in Group E on Friday.

Professor Ejikeme appointed UNIJOS acting vice chancellor

The Federal Goverment has appointed Prof. Gray Ejikeme as acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos (UNIJOS) in Plateau.