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DSS invites Obadiah Mailafia again over Boko Haram claims

Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Services, DSS, has against invited former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, over his claims that one of the governors in Northern Nigeria is the head of Boko Haram.
Nigerian youngster, Akinkunmi Amoo, is in line to make his competitive debut for Hammarby on Thursday in the club’s Swedish league outing against IFK Norrköping.

Nigerian Youngster Set To Debut For Ibrahimovic’s Club

Nigerian youngster, Akinkunmi Amoo, is in line to make his competitive debut for Hammarby on Thursday in the club’s Swedish league outing against IFK Norrköping.
Turkey’s highest court on Thursday ruled in favor of Wikipedia, saying the Turkish government’s two-year ban on the online encyclopedia constitutes a violation of freedom of expression, the state-run news agency reported.

Hausa language tops articles content on Wikipedia writing contest

Wikimedia Nigeria Foundation has said that the Hausa language topped the list of articles created by language category on Wikipedia women writing contest.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ndubuisi Egbo is two wins away from leading KF Tirana to the league title in Albania.

Ndubuisi Egbo’s Tirana to face Georgian champions Dinamo Tbilisi in UEFA Champions League first...

Ndubuisi Egbo’s Tirana will face Georgian champions Dinamo Tbilisi in the first qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League.
Anam Imo made her first start of the 2019-20 season as she featured in Rosengard's 2-1 win over Faith Micheal's Pitea on Sunday.

Anam Imo makes first start in Rosengard win vs Pitea

Anam Imo made her first start of the 2019-20 season as she featured in Rosengard's 2-1 win over Faith Micheal's Pitea on Sunday.
Super Falcons striker Ini Umotong has completed her move to Swedish Damallsvenskan club Vaxjo on an 18-month deal.

Ini Umotong makes winning debut for Vaxjo vs Djurgardens

Ini Umotong made her debut in style as Vaxjo defeated Portia Boakye and Linda Motlhalo's Djurgardens 1-0 in a Swedish Damallsvenskan encounter on Sunday.

Super Falcons striker Ini Umotong joins Swedish club Vaxjo

Super Falcons striker Ini Umotong has completed her move to Swedish Damallsvenskan club Vaxjo on an 18-month deal.
Belgian First Division B side Lommel SK is on the verge of completing a move for Nigeria striker Kadiri Attah from Swedish side, Ostersund, for a reported fee of €1.3m.

Kadiri Attah set to join Belgian club Lommel for €1.3 million

Belgian First Division B side Lommel SK is on the verge of completing a move for Nigeria striker Kadiri Attah from Swedish side, Ostersund, for a reported fee of €1.3 million.
Manchester United will offer supporters refunds for the remaining games of this season should the games not go ahead due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Manchester United prepare impressive four-man shortlist to find Harry Maguire’s partner

According to the Express, Manchester United have shortlisted four defenders in their pursuit of a partner for defender Harry Maguire.
The Nobel Foundation, which manages the Nobel Prizes, on Tuesday cancelled its traditional December banquet because of the coronavirus pandemic saying the award ceremonies would be held in “new forms”.

Nobel Prize ceremony cancelled due to coronavirus

The Nobel Foundation, which manages the Nobel Prizes, on Tuesday cancelled its traditional December banquet because of the coronavirus pandemic saying the award ceremonies would be held in “new forms”.
Spanish Iberdrola side Sevilla has confirmed the departure Super Falcons Uchenna Kanu and other players.

Sevilla confirms Uchenna Kanu’s exit

Sevilla revealed through their official website that the Falcons star has left the club alongside other players who no longer wants to continue with the club.
Flying Eagles of Nigeria midfielder Ishaq Abdulrazak made his official debut for his new club IFK Norrkoping of Sweden on Tuesday.

Flying Eagles star makes IFK Norrkoping debut

Flying Eagles of Nigeria midfielder Ishaq Abdulrazak made his official debut for his new club IFK Norrkoping of Sweden on Tuesday.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not a possibility for Bologna, a club director has reaffirmed.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic ‘not a possibility’ for Bologna

The veteran striker signed a short-term deal to return to Milan in January but it appears increasingly unlikely Ibrahimovic will still be at San Siro next season.
Ex-international, Jonathan Akpoborie, says Chinedu Obasi, who accused officials of demanding bribe from him prior to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, should be given a chance to present his case.

Jonathan Akpoborie: Don’t dismiss Chinedu Obasi’s bribery allegations

Ex-international, Jonathan Akpoborie, says Chinedu Obasi, who accused officials of demanding bribe from him prior to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, should be given a chance to present his case.
China announced Thursday the suspension of all domestic football and postponed indefinitely the top-flight Chinese Super League (CSL) season in response to the deadly viral outbreak sweeping the country.

Swedish clubs accuse government of stopping them from playing football

Sweden’s elite football clubs have accused the country’s health authorities of banning them from carrying out their profession as frustration over the COVID-19 pandemic grows.
The mayor of Manaus, the biggest city in the Amazon rainforest region, asked world leaders Tuesday for help fighting the novel coronavirus, which has brought his city’s health system to the brink of collapse.

Brazilian Amazon mayor pleads for world help in fight against coronavirus

The mayor of Manaus, the biggest city in the Amazon rainforest region, asked world leaders Tuesday for help fighting the novel coronavirus, which has brought his city’s health system to the brink of collapse.
Former Nigerian Golden Eaglets star Ishaq Abdulrazak is on the verge of signing for Swedish top-flight side Norrkoping FK.

Former Golden Eaglets star to join Swedish side Norrkoping

Former Nigerian Golden Eaglets star Ishaq Abdulrazak is on the verge of signing for Swedish top-flight side Norrkoping FK.
Sven-Goran Eriksson has revealed he turned the chance to manage Super Eagles at 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa after he was told by an official of the Nigeria Football Federation that his salary would be paid into two different bank accounts.

Sven-Goran Eriksson: Why I turned down Nigeria national team job in 2010

Former England manager Sven-Goran Erikson has revealed he turned the chance to manage the Super Eagles at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa after he was told by an official of the Nigeria Football Federation that his salary would be paid into two different bank accounts.
Swedish university city of Lund is spreading a tonne of smelling chicken manure in a park to discourage people from gathering today for a festival.

Swedish city uses stinking manure to keep people away from park

Gustav Lindblad, from Lund’s environmental committee, said it was a good opportunity to fertilise the lawn, but “it may not be so nice to sit and drink beer in the park”.
AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic continued to train in Sweden with Hammarby, the club he part owns, with his future in Italy in the balance. 6

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to feature in a friendly with Hammarby

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will participate in a friendly with Hammarby on Friday, after having impressed those at the club after training with the Swedish club.
Bologna have reportedly tabled a six-month contract offer to Zlatan Ibrahimovic when his deal with Los Angeles Galaxy expires in December.

Zlatan Ibrahimović threatened ‘to kill’ team-mates after LA Galaxy defeat

Zlatan Ibrahimović allegedly threatened ‘to kill’ anyone who talked to him after an LA Galaxy defeat.
An Abuja High Court yesterday finally declined to join the names of President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi to a case of financial misappropriation brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Amaju Pinnick: Top-class coaches have applied for Super Falcons job

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick has revealed that top-class coaches have applied for the Super Falcons job.

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Some more information has emerged regarding the plans for a European Super League including funding and the stance of the parties involved.

European Super League shelved as more clubs withdraw

The European Super League collapsed on Wednesday as eight of the 12 founding members from England, Italy and Spain abandoned the breakaway project.

Ryan Mason dedicates first Tottenham win to Ugo Ehiogu

Tottenham Hotspur interim manager, Ryan Mason, has decided his first win in charge to former coach Ugo Ehiogu, who passed away four years ago.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Edo: Police charge 331 suspects to courts in two months

The Police Command in Edo on Wednesday disclosed that no fewer than 332 suspects have been charged to courts in the last two months.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi

PSG president replaces Juventus supremo as ECA chairman

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been appointed as the new European Club Association chairman, replacing Andrea Agnelli in the wake of the Juventus executive's departure.
The federal civil rights investigation into the death of George Floyd while in police custody is ongoing despite the guilty verdict, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a statement.

George Floyd murder: Minneapolis police to face US federal probe

A US federal investigation has been launched into policing practices in the city of Minneapolis, a day after one of its former officers was convicted of the murder of George Floyd.

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The highly infectious variant of the novel coronavirus that is predominant in the United Kingdom may be up to 70 percent more deadly than previous strains, according to a report by the government’s scientific advisers.

Nigeria records 70 new coronavirus infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has conducted 1,870,915 COVID-19 tests in the country of over 200 million people since Feb. 27, 2020.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel suffered the first defeat of his reign as struggling West Bromwich Albion took advantage of Thiago Silva's red card to earn a stunning 5-2 win on Saturday.

Thomas Tuchel ‘proud’ to become first German manager to reach FA Cup final

Thomas Tuchel says it will be “special” to be the first German to manage a team in an FA Cup Final after Chelsea win over Man City.
13. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who spoke during the passing out ceremony of 192 pioneer members of the Ondo State Security Network Agency (Amotekun corps officers) on Tuesday in Akure

Ex-AIG: Amotekun, Ebube Agu must work under police supervision

Wilson Inalegwu, former assistant inspector-general, says regional security outfits like Amotekun and Ebube Agu should work under the supervision of the police to ensure effective “community policing”.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

NLC to declare nationwide strike over Kaduna government’s plan to sack workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has resolved to declare an industrial action nationwide if the Kaduna State government goes ahead with its plans to sack civil servants.
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Police deploy 17,500 personnel for Rivers council election

The Police Command in Rivers has deployed no fewer than 17,500 personnel for Saturday’s Local Government elections in the state.