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Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been accused of making a “political statement” in missing the Europa League final, with Azerbaijan’s UK ambassador claiming the Arsenal forward had the necessary assurances to travel to Baku.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan accused of making ‘political statement’ in missing Europa League final with Arsenal

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been accused of making a “political statement” in missing the Europa League final, with Azerbaijan’s UK ambassador claiming the Arsenal forward had the necessary assurances to travel to Baku.
Madonna performs during a guest appearance at the Grand Final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest [Reuters]

Madonna sparks flag controversy at ‘non-political’ Eurovision

Madonna's anticipated guest performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel sparked controversy in the final moments of the show.Madonna's anticipated guest performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel sparked controversy in the final moments of the show.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Olisa Agbakoba: Igbo have no reason to vote Muhammadu Buhari

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari does not deserve South-East votes because he has not done much for the geopolitical zone.
Ayodele Fayose

Ayodele Fayose fires back at Kayode Fayemi over loans

A former Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has described the statement credited to Governor Kayode Fayemi that his administration was an error as a mere political statement that should not be taken serious.

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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has included Odion Ighalo in his update Europa League squad.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Odion Ighalo can make Manchester United move permanent

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Odion Ighalo can turn his short-term loan deal into a permanent move.
Sierra Leone head coach, Sellas Tetteh, has announced a provisional list of 43 players to commence preparations for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles, Leone Stars clash in Asaba

The 15,400-capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced.
Leah Sharibu

Leah Sharibu: How terrorists rejected government’s ransom to free her

Much earlier in the days of her terrorist abduction, there was a spirited attempt by the Federal Government acting through third parties to pay a ransom in a bid to secure the release of Leah Sharibu, but her abductors who had made the financial demand backed out when payment was offered.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Amotekun: NBA advocates mandatory psychiatric test for operatives

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, yesterday, advocated a compulsory psychiatric test for the operatives of Ekiti State Security Network Agency called Amotekun.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap six passengers in Kogi

The victims, whose identities had yet to be ascertained, were reportedly kidnapped around 6pm on Sunday.