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Liverpool fans celebrate winning the Premier League outside Anfield after Chelsea won their match against Manchester City REUTERS-Phil Noble-File Photo

Liverpool reiterate need for safe celebrations ahead of Villa clash

Liverpool have again urged their supporters to avoid mass gatherings in the city and to celebrate their Premier League triumph safely at home in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, chief executive Peter Moore said on Friday.
Lionel Messi says he has “never had the need to leave the best club in the world”, with Barcelona still very much part of his present and future.

Real Madrid boss reacts to Lionel Messi’s Barcelona exit talks

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has reacted to Lionel Messi’s Barcelona exit talks after his side slim win over Getafe on Thursday evening.
Nigeria’s Victor Moses and teammates at Inter Milan are willing to accept pay cut as the Serie A outfit plan to reduce salaries due to the coronavirus crisis, according to the Italian agency ‘ANSA’,

Victor Moses to miss Inter vs Bologna clash with muscle injury

Victor Moses will miss Inter Milan’s Serie A home fixture against Bologna on Sunday due to muscle injury.

French premier Edouard Philippe resigns

The French government led by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe submitted its resignation Friday ahead of a cabinet reshuffle to be announced “in the coming hours,” the presidency said.
Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

Napoli to seal Victor Osimhen’s transfer next week

Napoli remains in pole position to sign Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen, despite returning to France without signing a contract with the club.
West Ham United's Andriy Yarmolenko scores their third goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Michael Regan-Pool via REUTERS

West Ham win an anomaly in meek relegation battle

Until West Ham United’s 3-2 home win over Chelsea on Wednesday, restart had certainly not amounted to a fresh start for the club’s languishing at the wrong end of the Premier League.
The Republican governor of the southern US state of Mississippi signed a bill Tuesday removing the Confederate battle standard from the state flag, after nationwide protests drew renewed attention to symbols of the United States’ racist past.

Mississippi governor signs bill removing confederate symbol from flag

The Republican governor of the southern US state of Mississippi signed a bill Tuesday removing the Confederate battle standard from the state flag, after nationwide protests drew renewed attention to symbols of the United States’ racist past.
Nicolas Pepe (2-L) of Arsenal celebrates with teammates after scoring opening goal during the English FA Cup quarter final match between Sheffield United and Arsenal.

Arsenal boss ‘very excited’ about Nicolas Pepe

Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta is “very excited” about what Nicolas Pepe brings to the table and was full of praise for the Ivory Coast international following the club’s 2-1 win over Sheffield United on Sunday.

Six die in Benue communal clash

No fewer than six people were killed and several houses burnt on Sunday in a renewed communal crisis between Bonta community in Konshisha (Tiv land) and Ukpute community in Oju Local Government Areas (Igede land) of Benue State.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) is set to commence a comprehensive audit and survey of downstream oil and gas logistic facilities, with a view to identifying the infrastructure gap in the sector

PPPRA: Why we still provide ‘guiding price’ for petrol despite ‘deregulation’

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) says it is no longer fixing the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol for marketers.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC caretaker committee members arrive national secretariat for meeting

The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, and the Secretary of the APC Caretaker/ Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, John Akpanudeghe, are among the early callers at the National Secretariat of the APC, on Monday.
Mario Gomez brought the curtain down on his career with a goal on Sunday as the former Germany international scored in VfB Stuttgart’s 3-1 loss to Darmstadt.

Former Germany striker Mario Gomez signs off with goal for Stuttgart

Mario Gomez brought the curtain down on his career with a goal on Sunday as the former Germany international scored in VfB Stuttgart’s 3-1 loss to Darmstadt.
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has faulted Wilfred Ndidi for the goal that knocked Leicester City out of the English FA Cup.

Rio Ferdinand faults Wilfred Ndidi for Leicester City’s FA Cup elimination

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has faulted Wilfred Ndidi for the goal that knocked Leicester City out of the English FA Cup.
‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.

Burna Boy, Wizkid win at 2020 BET Awards

Nigerian Afrobeat music superstars, Burna Boy and Wizkid have both emerged winners at the 20th BET Awards held on Sunday.
Olarenwaju Kayode continued his good form in the Turkish Super Lig as he scored his 10th goal of the season for Gaziantep Gazisehir on Sunday.

Kayode Olarenwaju scores 10th goal of the season in Turkey

Olarenwaju Kayode continued his good form in the Turkish Super Lig as he scored his 10th goal of the season for Gaziantep Gazisehir on Sunday.
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce reacts as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS - Lee Smith

Steve Bruce wants clarity from Premier League on proposed Newcastle takeover

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce wants “clarity” from the Premier League on the proposed Saudi-backed takeover of the club as he says the delay in approving the deal is “not healthy for anybody”.
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Gubernatorial Aspirant in Ondo State, Sen. Boluwaji Kunlere, has pledged to address issues of multiple taxation, if elected governor of the state.

Ondo guber: PDP aspirant pledges to address multiple taxation, resuscitate moribund industries

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Gubernatorial Aspirant in Ondo State, Sen. Boluwaji Kunlere, has pledged to address issues of multiple taxation, if elected governor of the state.
Access Bank Plc has urged its customers and the general public to disregard social media report of its shutting 340 branches nationwide.

Access Bank to refund stamp duty deductions

Access Bank on Sunday agreed to refund its stamp duty deductions made from the accounts of aggrieved customers following social media outcry.

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The Dubai Police Force, United Arab Emirates, has revealed how it arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abass, aka Hushpuppi.

Ray Hushpuppi faces 20 years in US prison

The United States Department of Justice, Central District of California, Friday said Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, 37, popularly known as Hushpuppi on Social Media, made a court appearance in Chicago Friday, and will be transferred to Los Angeles, where his trial for conspiring to launder hundreds of millions of dollars in cybercrime proceeds would begin in the coming weeks.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP orders redeployment of 10 AIGs, CPs

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of some senior officers in the Force.
The Dubai Police Force, United Arab Emirates, has revealed how it arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abass, aka Hushpuppi.

FBI: Hushpuppi attempted to dupe Premier League club of £100 million

Alleged international fraudster, Ramon Abbas aka Ray Hushpuppi, on Friday made his first court appearance in an American court where the Federal Bureau of Investigation alleged that he attempted to dupe an English Premier League football club of £100m (N48.4bn).
BBNaija season 5 will be broadcast live and 24-7 on DStv channel 198 and GOtv Max and Jolli packages on channel 29, with the live eviction shows and weekly highlights aired on Africa Magic Showcase, Africa Magic Urban and Africa Magic Family.

BBNaija new housemates in isolation ahead of show’s premier

Organisers of the reality show, Big Brother Naija, say all new members of the show are currently in isolation ahead of the July 19, 2020 premier of Season 5.
The management of the Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta has shut down the institution for two weeks after a medical personnel at the school’s health centre died as a result of complications arising from coronavirus.

FCE Osiele shuts down after a health worker dies of coronavirus

The management of the Federal College of Education , Osiele, Abeokuta has shut down the institution for two weeks after a medical personnel at the school’s health centre died as a result of complications arising from coronavirus.