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Bruno Fernandes has called for disappointing Manchester United to win at all costs, insisting it doesn't matter how we play.

Manchester United ace Bruno Fernandes slams Super League plans

Podence’s post read: “The ball. The song. The dream. The Zidane’s volley… Kaka’s solo… Liverpool in Athens… Ole in Barcelona… Cris and Seedorf… There some (sic) things we just can’t really pay for.”
Paris St Germain’s Kylian Mbappe said he felt no pressure in facing one of the world’s best keepers in Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer on Wednesday and hoped to add to his tally after beating the German twice in their 3-2 Champions League win.

Neymar: Kylian Mbappe is PSG’s new pride

Neymar made this known on Tuesday ahead of the PSG’s second leg clash against reigning Champions League holder, Bayern Munich in Paris today.
Former Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo has described Paul Pogba as one of the best he has played with in his career.

Odion Ighalo: Paul Pogba is one of the best players I’ve played with

Former Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo has described Paul Pogba as one of the best he has played with in his career.
Super Eagles ace Alex Iwobi has hailed unique skills in his Everton teammate James Rodrigues revealing that such skills sometimes comes to him as a surprise.

Alex Iwobi hails unique skills in Everton teammate James Rodrigues

Super Eagles ace Alex Iwobi has hailed unique skills in his Everton teammate James Rodrigues revealing that such skills sometimes comes to him as a surprise.
Ex-Liverpool player Jamie Carragher has tipped his former teammate Steven Gerrard to take over from Reds bos Jurgen Klopp in the future.

Liverpool legend wants Steven Gerrard to be ‘fully equipped’ before returning to Anfield

Liverpool legend, Jamie Carragher, hopes former teammate Steven Gerrard will manage the club when the time is right.

David de Gea: Manchester United not considering ‘exit strategy’

Manchester United are reportedly not looking to give David de Gea a large payoff in the summer in order to get him to leave, contrary to what the latest rumours suggest.
Zinedine Zidane believes Real Madrid are being underrated ahead of the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal against Liverpool on Tuesday.

Champions League: Nobody should write off Real Madrid – coach

Zinedine Zidane believes Real Madrid are being underrated ahead of the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal against Liverpool on Tuesday.
Pep Guardiola has addressed Sergio Aguero's contract situation at Manchester City, while admitting the Blues miss him a lot when he's not fit to play.

Manchester United boss rules out suggestions of move for Kun Aguero

The Manchester City legend has confirmed that he will be leaving the club at the end of the season after a decade of success at the Etihad, winning four league titles, five league cups and an FA Cup, as well as establishing himself as the club’s record goalscorer.
Super Eagles and Genk forward Paul Onuachu is upbeat Nigeria can win the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon in January.

John Fashanu: Paul Onuachu is Nigeria’s new ‘goal king’

The lanky attacker has been in terrific form for the Blue and White in the current campaign, scoring 27 goals and providing two assists in 32 appearances, amid other dazzling displays.
The election of new club president Joan Laporta at Barcelona earlier this month was inevitably going to lead to restructuring of the club’s off-field staff.

Patrick Kluivert to be axed as Barcelona academy director

Earlier on Monday, Catalan radio station RAC1 announced the club’s head of legal Román Gómez Ponti and Albert Soler – head of the professional sports section – are leaving the Camp Nou.
4. Ahead of what would be the first Super Eagles game in Lagos in 10 years, players and officials of the team on Wednesday night, visited the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

AFCONQ: NPFL stars urged to seize Super Eagles chance

Nigeria international Chibuzor Okonkwo has urged Enyimba duo John Noble, Anayo Iwuala and Abia Warriors defender Adekunle Adeleke to give a good account of themselves against the Republic of Benin.
Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala got on the score sheet in Barcelona Ladies’ 9-0 thrashing of Santa Teresa, in the Spanish Women’s Primera Division on Saturday.

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala scores, makes ESPN Top 50 Best Players list

On a day she scored FC Barcelona’s 100th goal in the UEFA Women’s Champions League (UWCL) during their 3-0 win over English side, Manchester City in the quarter-final first-leg tie played in Barcelona on Wednesday, Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala, also made the list of ESPN’s world Top 50 players.
Enugu Rangers vice captain Tope Olusesi has expressed unequivocally that Rangers 1-0 win over Pyramids FC of Egypt was good for the team’s prestige even though it proved abortive at long run following El Masry’s 1-0 victory against Mauritania side Noaudibou which effectively knocked out Rangers out of the group stage of the CAF Confederation cup.

Rangers target win over Nasarawa United to honour Late Ifeanyi George

Tope Olusesi disclosed Rangers will go all out for victory against Nasarawa United to honour late teammate Ifeanyi George this evening.
Lionel Messi

Barcelona challenge for La Liga title built around record-setting Lionel Messi again

If Diego Simeone was not looking behind his back in the La Liga race to the finish line before, the new spring in the steps of the entire Barcelona lineup as they inch closer to his Atletico Madrid side at the top of the table should give him cause for concern. At this crucial business end of the 2020/21 La Liga campaign any slip-ups will be punished especially with only four points between first and second places.
Reggina have listed former Flying Eagles star Kingsley Michael for today’s Serie B clash at Brescia after he has recovered from injury.

Flying Eagles ace Kingsley Michael back for Reggina

Reggina have listed former Flying Eagles star Kingsley Michael for today’s Serie B clash at Brescia after he has recovered from injury.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Pep Guardiola were honoured at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai, the duo named player and coach of the century respectively.

Fabio Capello defends Cristiano Ronaldo over record at Juventus

“We had become the third or fourth most important league globally, and all other Serie A clubs have benefitted from Ronaldo’s signing.
Lionel Messi “might be thinking about” joining Paris Saint-Germain says Rivaldo, with the Barcelona legend conceding that an all-time great may have made his last Champions League appearance at Camp Nou.

Lionel Messi equals Xavi Hernandez’s Barcelona record

Lionel Messi who scored twice in Monday’s 4-1 win against Huesca equalled former teammate Xavi’s record for most Barcelona appearances.
The Premier League has written to clubs in order to ask for suggestions on how to improve VAR, with the use of the technology becoming an increasingly controversial topic.

Premier League asks clubs for suggestions on how to improve VAR

The Premier League has written to clubs in order to ask for suggestions on how to improve VAR, with the use of the technology becoming an increasingly controversial topic.
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen did not bring a new COVID variant to Italy upon his return from Nigeria last December, according to official statement from the Hospital Federico II in Naples.

Victor Osimhen returns to training ahead of Bologna clash

The 22-year-old suffered head trauma after landing awkwardly on the turf following a collision with Cristian Romero in his side’s defeat to Atalanta on February 21.
Gerard Pique

Barcelona confirm Gerard Pique’s latest injury worries

The 2020/2021 season has been a rough ride for Catalan club Barcelona. They suffered an early bumpy start to the season coming from the attempts by the mercurial Argentine, Lionel Messi, to force through an exit from the club, a testy change of managers, the resignation of the entire Board and a slump in results that left them needing to struggle to climb back up.
A former Scotland, Manchester United and Leeds defender Gordon McQueen, who was capped 30 times for the Scottish football team, has been diagnosed with vascular dementia.

Former Manchester United player diagnosed with dementia

A former Scotland, Manchester United and Leeds defender Gordon McQueen, who was capped 30 times for the Scottish football team, has been diagnosed with vascular dementia. Confirming this through a statement, his family asked that attention be paid to the occurrence of this amongst today’s crop of players.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has defended Kelechi Iheanacho after the Nigerian not too impressive performance in Sunday’s 0-0 away draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Kelechi Iheanacho suspended for Leicester vs Slavia Prague return fixture

Kelechi Iheanacho will play no part in Leicester City’s Europa League return fixture against Slavia Prague next week due to suspension.

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The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate to probe Customs’ invasion of rice traders’ shops in Ibadan

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to investigate the alleged invasion of rice traders shops at Bodija market in Ibadan, Oyo state capital by men of the Nigerian Customs that resulted in the carting away of goods worth N85 million.
Dr Joan Osa Oviawe, Chairman, Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), says the state has spent over N6 billion on infrastructure provision for its public primary schools in the last three years.

SUBEB: Edo spends N6bn on infrastructure in public primary schools

Dr Joan Osa Oviawe, Chairman, Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), says the state has spent over N6 billion on infrastructure provision for its public primary schools in the last three years.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen abduct seven passengers in Rivers

The whereabouts of seven passengers in a commercial bus hijacked by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Omoku community, Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni local government area remains a mystery 48 hours after they abducted.
A wholesale market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan played a role in the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday, calling for more research.

Chinese economy maintains stable recovery

China’s GDP grew 18.3 per cent year on year in the first quarter, hitting 24.93 trillion yuan (about $3.82 trillion), according to statistics released by the China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on April 16.
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SERVICOM trains desk officers on Open Governance

The Service Compact with all Nigerians (SERVICOM), has kick-started a two-day training of desk officers on Open Government Partnership (OGP) initiative tagged, ‘Charter Development/Review Workshop for OGP Pilots MDAs’.

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Raiola is one of football’s biggest agents, boasting of managing some world-class clients such as Paul Pogba, Marco Verratti, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and of course the wonderkid Erling Haaland.

Erling Haaland lists seven current strikers that rank above him

The 20-year-old phenomenon has been breaking records and raced to 20 Champions League goals in only 14 games. But in an interview with Norwegian outlet, VG, he said there’s still seven centre-forwards he’d rate above himself (for now).
Mahamat Kaka, otherwise known as Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, was named interim president by a transitional council of military officers [Reuters]

Chad imposes curfew, shut borders after president’s death

Chad’s army dissolved government and parliament after announcing the death of longtime president Idriss Deby Itno on Tuesday but vowed “free and democratic” elections following an 18-month transition period.
Former United States Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who famously told voters to expect a tax increase should he win the presidency, died on Monday, US media reported. He was 93 years old.

Former US vice president Walter Mondale passes on at 93

Former United States Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who famously told voters to expect a tax increase should he win the presidency, died on Monday, US media reported. He was 93 years old.
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says state and local governments share some of the responsibility to fix roads in Nigeria.

Federal government okays N20.1 billion for Nigerian customs equipment

The federal government has approved a total of N20,114,002871 for the acquisition of various operational equipment for the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).
Popular Nigerian comedian, Debo Adebayo, better known as Mr. Macaroni, has tasked the youths to get their PVCs and take voting seriously come 2023.

Lekki tollgate protests: How policemen took turns to beat me – Mr Macaroni

Popular Nigerian comedian and actor, Debo Adebayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni, has narrated how police officers took turns to beat him when he was arrested during the #OccupyLekkiTollGate in February 2021.