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Xherdan Shaqiri has hinted that he may look for a move away from Liverpool, with a “solution” required to his lack of regular game time.

Liverpool’s Xherdan Shaqiri drops transfer hint

Xherdan Shaqiri has hinted that he may look for a move away from Liverpool, with a “solution” required to his lack of regular game time.
The German Football Association proposed Freiburg’s Fritz Keller as their new president on Thursday as the world’s biggest single sports association looks to end the search for a successor to Reinhard Grindel, who resigned in April.

German FA nominates Freiburg chief to become president

The German Football Association proposed Freiburg’s Fritz Keller as their new president on Thursday as the world’s biggest single sports association looks to end the search for a successor to Reinhard Grindel, who resigned in April.

Environmentalists propose tighter restrictions for plastic wastes

The Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (COP14) are meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, to consider a new proposal by Norway to add plastic to a list of wastes governed by the Convention.
The Switzerland Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Georg Steiner, has said that with the business reforms initiated by Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the state is placed at an advantage to attract Switzerland business community in Nigeria.

Swiss government lauds Edo on reforms, investment opportunities

The Switzerland Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Georg Steiner, has said that with the business reforms initiated by Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the state is placed at an advantage to attract Switzerland business community in Nigeria.
Olanrewaju Kayode was in action as Shakhtar Donetsk thrashed second-tier outfit Inhulets' 4-0 in Wednesday’s Ukrainian Cup final.

Olarenwaju Kayode joins Turkish club Gazisehir Gaziantep on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk

Nigeria forward Kayode Olarenwaju has joined Turkish Super Lig club, Gazisehir Gaziantep, on a one-year loan deal from Ukrainian outfit, Shakhtar Donetsk.
Ese Brume

Ese Brume wins 100m, Long Jump in Turkey trials

Nigeria’s Ese Brume set a new Personal Best time to win the 100m race at the Buyukler Sampiyonasi meet in Turkey.

Musa Mantu wants recognition, respect for barbers, cosmetologists

Mr Musa Mantu, founder of Fades and Bangs Global Salons, Abuja, has cautioned Nigerians against treating barbers and cosmetologists with disdain, saying that beauty practitioners deserve respect for sacrifices put into making people beautiful and presentable.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari to open global youth employment forum

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to declare open this year’s Global Youth Employment Forum, which opens today in Abuja, the nation’s capital, to discuss how to ensure more and better quality jobs for young people.

Ike Shorunmu: Long distance flights affected Odion Ighalo

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper and ex-assistant coach Ike Shorunmu has expressed sympathy with Odion Jude Ighalo over the injury copped by the Shanghai Shenhua of China striker during the third-place match of the recent Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, adding that long-distance flights from his base must have caused his national team retirement.
Former MFM striker Stephen Odey has reacted after winning Belgium Super Cup with new club KRC Genk over the weekend.

Ex-MFM star reacts after winning first trophy with new club

The 21-year-old Nigerian attacker moves to Luminus Arena three weeks from Switzerland Super League side FC Zurich on a three-year contract with an option for an additional year for a fee of 7.5 million pounds.

Governors’s wives partner Roche on war against cancer in Nigeria

Some wives of Nigerian Governors, under the aegis of Wives of Governors Against Cancer, WOGAC, have formed strong alliance with Roche Nigeria as part of their efforts to win the war against cancer in Nigeria.
The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday arrested oil thieves along Bakana creeks, Port Harcourt in Rivers state.

Nigerian Navy destroys N8.4 billion crude oil

About 131,085.06 barrels of crude oil and 29,612,202 litres of illegally refined products valued at about N8.4 billion have been destroyed by the Nigerian Navy (NN) between January and June 19, it was learnt.
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.

Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.

HYPREP: 95 per cent Ogonis involved in Ogoniland clean-up

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) on Monday assured indigent Ogoni people of their full participation in the ongoing clean-up of oil impacted Ogoni communities in Rivers.
Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton defends living in Monaco, not England

Lewis Hamilton found himself having to defend his British identity and sense of patriotism Saturday during a news conference at his home British Grand Prix.
Inter head coach Luciano Spalletti has no problem with Mauro Icardi's naked photos on social media as long as his striker continues to turn up for work appropriately dressed.

Mauro Icardi to miss Inter’s pre-season tour as he leaves training camp amid exit...

Mauro Icardi has mutually agreed not to travel with the rest of the Inter squad for their pre-season tour of Asia and will now leave the club's training base in Switzerland to return to Milan.
Timothy Olawale - Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA)

NECA cautions state governments on VAT increase

Against the backdrop of President Muhammadu Buhari’s advice to state governments to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) in an attempt to increase their revenue, the organised private sector (OPS) has tasked the states to enlighten the masses.

Nigeria reiterates commitment to upgrade ILO country office

Nigeria has reiterated the need to upgrade the International Labour Organisation (ILO) country office in Abuja, which also covers Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia and the Gambia, to the status of a decent work sub-regional office to serve the English-speaking countries of West Africa.

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Woman crushed to death in police station

Tragedy struck at the Central Police Station, Aba, on Saturday, when a widow simply identified as Mrs. Peace was crushed to death in a strange accident at the station.
Rangers International FC have confirmed their attacking midfielder Godwin Aguda has left the club and joined Saudi Arabia side Al Washm FC for the season.

Godwin Aguda joins Saudi second-tier side from Rangers

Rangers International FC have confirmed their attacking midfielder Godwin Aguda has left the club and joined Saudi Arabia side Al Washm FC for the season.
The Bishop of Sokoto Diocese and the grandson of the late Premier Ahmadu Bello at the venue of the wedding

Sultan’s daughter weds former Governor Yuguda’s son — in pictures

Some of the dignitaries at Sultan Bello Mosque, venue of the wedding fatiha of Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar’s daughter and the son of the former Governor of Bauchi State, Isa Yuguda.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Arsenal have become genuine title contenders following the recruitment of "amazing" new players.

Jurgen Klopp: ‘Amazing’ signings make Arsenal definite title contenders

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Arsenal have become genuine title contenders following the recruitment of "amazing" new players.
Neymar could make his first appearance of the season for Paris Saint-Germain against Toulouse on Sunday, manager Thomas Tuchel has revealed.

Neymar could make PSG return for Toulouse clash – coach

Neymar could make his first appearance of the season for Paris Saint-Germain against Toulouse on Sunday, manager Thomas Tuchel has revealed.