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Barcelona to make loan offer to PSG for Neymar

Spanish giants Barcelona will make a loan offer to Paris Saint-Germain for Brazilian star Neymar with an obligation to buy him, according to reports.
Leroy Sané was forced to hobble off with what appeared to be a knee injury just nine minutes into Sunday’s Community Shield.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge: Bayern Munich won’t move for injured Leroy Sane

The Manchester City winger, who has two years left on his contract, faces an estimated seven months on the sidelines after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the Community Shield against Liverpool.
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Ekiti governor set to secure bond to defray outstanding gratuities

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has reiterated his government’s readiness to secure bond offerings to offset the outstanding gratuities of state pensioners.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

UN, Ekiti sign pact on sustainable development goals

The United Nations (UN) has reaffirmed its resolve to support the Ekiti State Government in its drive to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the state.
New Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named 46 players in his first squad for their training camp in September, where they are expected to face Burkina Faso and Niger.

New Morocco coach names 46 players in Atlas Lions squad

New Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named 46 players in his first squad for their training camp in September, where they are expected to face Burkina Faso and Niger.
The Supreme Court found Augusto da Silva Tomas, who was minister under former leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos, guilty of six counts including corruption, embezzlement, money laundering and abuse of power.

Angolan ex-minister jailed 14 years for corruption

An Angolan ex-transport minister was on Thursday jailed for 14 years for corruption, making him the first high profile official to be convicted since President Joao Lourenco took office two years ago.
Boboye Oyeyemi

FRSC committed to safer roads ahead of ember months

Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has restated the corps’ commitment toward ensuring safer roads ahead of the ember months.
Former Japanese Empress, Michiko, on Friday diagnosed with the early stages of breast cancer, Japan’s Kyodo news agency said.

Former Japanese empress diagnosed with breast cancer

Former Japanese Empress, Michiko, on Friday diagnosed with the early stages of breast cancer, Japan’s Kyodo news agency said.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the Super Eagles will face Ukraine in an international friendly on September 10.

Nigeria, Ukraine set for Kiev friendly in September

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the Super Eagles will face Ukraine in an international friendly on September 10.
Torrential monsoon rains, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, caused a major landslide and flooding that has cut off some areas, forcing the evacuation of more than 22,000 people, authorities said on Friday.

Torrential rains cause flooding, evacuations in southern India

Torrential monsoon rains, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, caused a major landslide and flooding that has cut off some areas, forcing the evacuation of more than 22,000 people, authorities said on Friday.

Court remands teenager charged with armed robbery

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday remanded in prison custody an unemployed 19-year-old man, Ibrahim Bala, charged with illegal possession of a pistol and attempted robbery.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa PDP guber aspirants’ desperation can’t stop council polls – governor

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has said the desperation of some governorship aspirants within the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) cannot stop the local government election, insisting that it will hold as scheduled on August 10.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate asks President Buhari to submit 2020 budget

The Senate has asked the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Executive to ensure that the 2020 Appropriation Bill was ready before the federal lawmakers resume from their current recess towards the end of September.

Clearing agent arraigned for alleged N2.7 million fraud

Clearing and forwarding agent, Akinbola Adebola, was on Monday arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining N2.7 million under false pretences to procure a Toyota Camry saloon car for a man.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa spends N6 billion annually on political appointees – governor

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has said that his administration spends N500 million monthly to service political office holders numbering 1,500.

Zenith Bank, Akwa Ibom government stage Principals’ Cup

Akwa Ibom State Government has signed a partnership deal with Zenith Bank PLC to revive the Principals’ Cup football competition in the state after many years in limbo.
Seyi Makinde

Insecurity: South West governors‘ll launch security architecture August – Seyi Makinde

Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Sunday that the governors of the South West region have agreed to launch a new security architecture in August.
India launched its very first lunar lander bound for the surface of the Moon.

India successfully launches its first lunar lander bound for the moon

Chandrayaan-2 consists of an orbiter, as well as a lander named Vikram and a rover named Pragyan, which all launched on top of an Indian GSLV MK-III rocket at 5:13AM ET on Monday, July 22nd.

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Military, paramilitary agencies plan joint border security exercise

A joint border security exercise involving the military, paramilitary and intelligence agencies is underway as part of government’s strategic, multi-sectoral effort aimed at securing Nigeria’s land and maritime borders.

Customs intercepts elephant tusks, buffalo horns, others

The Adamawa/Taraba Zonal Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized rare but outlawed items as well as more widely traded but contraband items across the two states constituting the command.

US tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform

Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France’s new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to reform it.

Femi Adesina, Garba Shehu, Lauratta Onorchie reappointed presidential media aides

Mr. Femi Adesina and Mallam Garba Shehu have been reappointed as Special Adviser on Media and Publicity and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, respectively by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Floods claim five lives in Jigawa

Thousands of residents have been displaced in Guri, Kirikassamma and Birnin Kudu council areas, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, Sani Ya’u, told reporters on Tuesday.