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Bright Osayi-Samuel has been omitted from Queens Park Rangers squad for Tuesday (tonight) Sky Bet Championship clash against Barnsley after turning down a new contract.

Bright Osayi-Samuel axed from QPR squad after rejecting new contract

Bright Osayi-Samuel has been omitted from Queens Park Rangers squad for Tuesday (tonight) Sky Bet Championship clash against Barnsley after turning down a new contract.
Slaven Bilić expressed his satisfaction with the performance of Semi Ajayi and his West Bromwich Albion teammates despite surrendering a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with Chelsea on Saturday.

West Brom boss hails Semi Ajayi, teammates after draw vs Chelsea

Slaven Bilić expressed his satisfaction with the performance of Semi Ajayi and his West Bromwich Albion teammates despite surrendering a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with Chelsea on Saturday.
Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.

Edouard Mendy: I’m fit to make Chelsea debut vs West Brom

Edouard Mendy has told Frank Lampard he is ready to face West Brom this weekend, as the Chelsea manager weighs up whether to throw the goalkeeper straight in for his debut.
Leeds United have signed Rodrigo from Valencia earlier this summer.

Leeds United linked with a move for Fernando Llorente

Leeds United have signed Rodrigo from Valencia earlier this summer.
Udinese coach, Igor Tudor has revealed that it will be good to have William Troost-Ekong for their next three games.

Watford close in on Super Eagles star William Troost-Ekong

English Championship club Watford are closing in on the signing of Udinese and Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong, Sport Witness reports.
Sam Sodje has advised Nigerian players to make every effort to play in the most prestigious league in the world, the Premier League.

Sam Sodje advises Nigerian players to make Premier League switch

Sam Sodje has advised Nigerian players to make every effort to play in the most "prestigious" league in the world, the Premier League.
Nigeria international Moses Simon has revealed that it took him time before he could adapt to life in Europe, Sportinglife.ng reports.

Super Eagles star provides boreholes for Benue community

Nantes winger Moses Simon has come to the aid of Obagaji Agatu community, local government area of Benue State by donating boreholes.
Coach Gbenga Ogunbote has confirmed discussion is ongoing with Sunshine stars and a possible return to the club he twice led to the semi-final of CAF inter-club competitions in 2011 and 2012 respectively which will bring an end to his stint at Lobi stars

Gbenga Ogunbote confirms Lobi Stars exit

Coach Gbenga Ogunbote has confirmed discussion is ongoing with Sunshine stars and a possible return to the club he twice led to the semi-final of CAF inter-club competitions in 2011 and 2012 respectively which will bring an end to his stint at Lobi stars.
Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Sam Sodje: Victor Osimhen will be a success in Napoli

Former Super Eagles defender, Sam Sodje, says Africa’s most expensive footballer, Victor Osimhen, will excel in his new Serie A club, Napoli.
Napoli have confirmed the signing of Nigerian international forward Victor Osimhen from Lille.

Sam Sodje backs Victor Osimhen for Napoli success

Former Super Eagles defender Sam Sodje has stated confidently that the newly crowned most expensive player in Africa, Victor Oshimen, will be a success in Napoli.
Newly-appointed Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Joseph Yobo, has said that national team defenders would benefit more from his wealth of experience when he assumes duty.

Sam Sodje: Joseph Yobo should be made Super Eagles defenders coach

Former Nigeria international Sam Sodje has suggested that Joseph Yobo could be the solution to Super Eagles’ defensive problem.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF slammed for making Super Eagles coach’s contract issue public

Former Super Eagles defender Sam Sodje had faulted the way the terms of the Contract of Genort Rohr was spelt out in the public.
English Premier League

Premier League not following FIFA advice for handling racism

Tottenham has asked the Premier League to clarify the procedures it follows in the wake of the fallout from Chelsea defender Antonio Rüdiger reporting being subjected to monkey noises from the home fans in Sunday’s London derby.
The UEFA Champions League football cup is displayed prior to the draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League football tournament at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon on December 17, 2018. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI - AFP)

European Leagues critical of proposed Champions League reforms

The European Leagues has said plans to revamp the Champions League should be started from scratch as the current proposals only benefit "a few rich and dominant clubs".
Sam Sodje

Sam Sodje alleges conspiracy to ‘destroy’ family

Former Reading and Super Eagles defender Sam Sodje has vehemently denied reports suggesting his brothers including former Nigeria World Cup defender Efetobore Sodje were jailed by a United Kingdom court ‘for taking charity money’.
(L-R) Ex-rugby player Bright Sodje and ex-footballers Stephen Sodje and Efe Sodje, who were found guilty and jailed in 2017 for siphoning off money from their family charity, the Sodje Sports Foundation (PA)

Sodje brothers jailed for siphoning charity money

Former Super Eagles defender Efetobore Sodje and his brothers Stephen and Bright, have been jailed for siphoning tens of thousands of pounds from a charity set up to help poor African children.

Sodjes mum over £80,000 laundering charges

The Sodje family has kept mum over accusations of laundering cash from an £80,000 international fraud in 2013.

Ex-Eagles player Sodje, brothers accused of fraud in UK

Three UK-based Nigerian footballer brothers — Sam, Efe and Akpo Sodje — have been accused of helping to launder proceeds from fraud to the tune of £80,000 in four different countries.

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Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Nigerian judge throws out case against 47 men for homosexuality

A judge in a Nigerian court has thrown out a case against 47 men charged with public displays of affection with members of the same sex, ending what had widely been seen as a test of the country’s laws banning homosexual relationships.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos government promises to compensate victims of Fagba crisis

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday promised to compensate residents who lost their property to the Fagba crisis in Ifako-Ijaiye local government area of the state.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

IPAC congratulates INEC chairman over re-appointment

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has congratulated Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on his re-appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for another five years in office.

NSCDC dismisses officer for ‘looting’ virus palliatives in Abuja

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has dismissed a Corps Assistant, Illiya Ibrahim, from service for allegedly looting COVID-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

#EndSARS: Nigerian Army denies shooting protesters

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army (NA) has denied allegation soldiers opened fire on #ENDSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza last Tuesday.