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Leicester shot-stopper Kasper Schmeichel has hit out at referee Michael Oliver for awarding Liverpool a penalty in Leicester’s 4-0 home defeat on Boxing Day.

Manchester United eye sensational swoop for Kasper Schmeichel

Manchester United are reportedly weighing up a move to bring Kasper Schmeichel, the son of club legend Peter, to Old Trafford this summer according to reports.
Two goals from Koji Miyoshi helped Japan secure a hard-earned point in a 2-2 draw with Uruguay at the Copa America on Thursday.

Copa America: Japan, Uruguay draw after new VAR controversy

Two goals from Koji Miyoshi helped Japan secure a hard-earned point in a 2-2 draw with Uruguay at the Copa America on Thursday.
Kelechi Iheanacho

Claude Puel hails Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi for effort Leicester’s draw at Brighton

Claude Puel is full of praise for Super Eagles Stars Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi after the duo came on to rescue a point for the Foxes against Brighton on Saturday.
Leicester City players wore T-shirts commemorating the club's owner before yesterday's match

Leicester City footballers pay last respects to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in Bangkok

Players and staff from Leicester City were set to arrive in Bangkok Sunday to attend a mourning rite for the club’s chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, whose death last week in a helicopter crash stunned the Premier League club.
Leicester City players wore T-shirts commemorating the club's owner before yesterday's match

Wilfred Ndidi, other Leicester City players arrive Bangkok for Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s funeral

Dozens of players, executives and managers from Leicester City have arrived at a Thai temple to pay respects to club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who was killed in a helicopter crash last week.
Nigeria's forward Ahmed Musa celebrates at the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 22, 2018. Philippe DESMAZES | AFP

From Russia to Leicester and back for record-breaking Musa

Leicester City's out-of-favour striker Ahmed Musa wrote himself into the World Cup record books by scoring twice to fire Nigeria to their first win in Russia against Iceland.

Colombia’s Carlos Sanchez sent off in defeat to Japan

Japan got their World Cup campaign off to the perfect start with a 2-1 win over Colombia, who suffered the tournament's first red card after only three minutes.

Leicester City’s Claude Puel hints at No. 10 role for Kelechi Iheanacho

The Nigeria international played in the position for the King Power Stadium outfit against Southampton in their last English Premier League outing before he was replaced in the second half.

Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho nominated for Leicester City awards

Nigerian internationals Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho have been nominated for Leicester City’s Young Player of the Year award, according to the club’s official website.

Claude Puel: Wilfred Ndidi deserves to be named Leicester City’s best player

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi deserves to be named Leicester City’s best player this season, according to The Foxes manager, Claude Puel.

Claude Puel: Wilfred Ndidi is Leicester’s most consistent player

Wilfred Ndidi is Leicester City’s most consistent player this season, according to the club’s manager, Claude Puel.

Antonio Conte frustrated as 10-man Leicester hold Chelsea

Antonio Conte's problems mounted as spluttering Chelsea were held to a dour 0-0 draw by 10-man Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Leicester’s Kelechi Iheanacho needs to improve – Claude Puel

Leicester City manager Claude Puel has challenged Kelechi Iheanacho to “improve aspects of his play”.

Kelechi Iheanacho must keep improving – Claude Puel

Leicester City manager Claude Puel has warned that Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho must keep improving to stake his place at the club.

Leicester City manager Claude Puel open to selling Kelechi Iheanacho in January

Leicester City manger Claude Puel has revealed that he is open to the idea of selling Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho in the January transfer window.

Leicester’s Jamie Vardy a complete player – Claude Puel

Claude Puel has heaped praise upon Jamie Vardy as he prepares his Leicester side for Saturday's trip to Newcastle.

Ahmed Musa set to leave Leicester in January to keep Super Eagles spot

Leicester City winger Ahmed Musa will weigh his options in the January transfer window as he has found regular playing time hard to come by so far this season, a source to the Nigeria winger has said.

Neymar, Brazil roll aside Japan with video help

Neymar scored a penalty and missed another as Brazil signalled their intent ahead of next year’s World Cup by outclassing Japan 3-1 in Friday’s international friendly in Lille.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Osagie: We do not stuff dollars in babaringa in Edo

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Kaduna attacks: Senator Shehu Sani urges concerted efforts by government, security agencies

Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor urges President Buhari to increase Nigerian Army funds

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
A security officer wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus stands outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, China on Aug. 6, 2020. Mark Schiefelbein-AP

Canadian sentenced to death on drug charges in China

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.

Many feared dead as Indian plane crashes

Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.