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Asisat Oshoala netted twice to help Barcelona secure a 7-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano in Wednesday's Spanish Primera Iberdrola fixture.
It had been expected that he would be banned for four games after being sent off against Athletic Club in the Supercopa de España for an altercation with Asier Villalibre.
The Blues have won five successive games, including an impressive 4-0 victory over Crystal Palace at the weekend, and are now sitting just two points behind current leaders Manchester United with a game in hand.
A housewife identified as Suwaiba Shuaibu has allegedly killed her husband’s fiancee, 17-year-old Aisha Kabir in Gimawa Village, Doguwa Local Government Area of Kano State few days to their wedding.
Nigeria and Almeria Striker Sadiq Umar says he hopes to score more crucial goals for Almeria after beating his season’s personal target.
Inaki Williams’s brilliant strike in extra time earned Athletic Bilbao a 3-2 win over FC Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup final on Sunday, with Lionel Messi sent off in the final stages.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points and had nine rebounds to power the Milwaukee Bucks to a 112-109 victory over Luka Doncic’s Dallas Mavericks in a battle between the two early frontrunners for NBA Most Valuable Player honours.
A Customary Court sitting in Mapo in Ibadan, on Thursday dissolved a 15-year-old marriage between a mother of two, Olubunmi Faseyitan, and her husband, Kolawole, over ”witchcraft” suspicion.
Civil Servants in Cross River have urged the state government to channel its energies toward addressing challenges in the system rather than introduce new dress code for them.
“I know QPR have done well in that respect and taken some responsibility because of course had we known, we would have stopped it happening. He’s apologised, of course, and he’s certainly learned a harsh lesson from it. We’ll certainly act internally to take measures to make certain it’s a lesson he’s well and truly learned.”
It could leave the ex-QPR midfielder facing a potential FA rap as it comes just 24 hours after the Premier League wrote to all clubs to remind them to reinforce coronavirus protocols.
Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has disclosed that his status as a legend at the club, will not afford him more time than any other previous manager.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reiterated his commitment to keeping Dutch midfielder, Donny Van de Beek at the club despite struggling for game time.
In their most recent title-winning season, City averaged 2.6 goals per game in the Premier League with Aguero in the side. That has fallen to 1.6 in all matches this time around, with a win percentage of 53.9 per cent, set against 84.8 with Aguero in harness two seasons ago. Shots per 90 minutes are also down from 18.1 to 15.6 when the two data sets are compared.
Providing his predictions, Owen told BetVictor: “Chelsea kick off their FA Cup campaign as one of the favourites for the trophy. It’s fair to say the Blues need a result after a difficult festive period. I would expect Frank Lampard to make a few changes here so he can rest a few of his bigger names.
Enyimba’s manager Fatai Osho admits he is to blame for the team’s elimination from the CAF Champions League and not his players.
Kieran Trippier's 10-week ban for betting offences is on hold as FIFA considers an appeal, although the FA has explained its decision.
CAF have warned that Rivers United will be thrown out of the Confederation Cup if they failed to secure a waiver from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for South African opponents Bloemfontein Celtic.
The Wife of Ekiti Governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, said that she was ready to work with Federal Government to reduce the number of vulnerable children in the state.
The Kano State Road and Traffic Agency (KAROTA), said it intercepted a Golf car carrying cannabis worth over N30 million in Kano.
Kelechi Iheanacho is among several strikers on the shopping list of German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, according to the authoritative Bild.
The Governing Council of Federal University Wukari in Taraba has announced the appointment of Jude Rabo as the new vice-chancellor of the institution.
The Kebbi governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has approved N468.5 million for the execution of projects and empowerment programmes under the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.
The 2023 presidential ambition of the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has gained momentum, as youths under the umbrella of the All Progressives Congress National Youths Leadership, have urged to run.
“Unfortunately there are five dead, then there are also five other residents in a serious condition and two care workers, a total of seven people in the hospital,” police told AFP.
Twelve staff of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Edo Command, were on Saturday given cheques for more than three million naira to support their treatment for injuries sustained during the #EndSARS protest.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hailed "tangible progress" made in recent months in tackling Libya's almost decade-long crisis, in a report submitted on Monday to the Security Council in which he demanded all foreign troops and mercenaries leave the country by the week's end.
Five-time world champions Nigeria zoomed into the final of the WAFU U17 Cup Tournament in Lome, Togo on Friday, following a 1-0 win over Group A winners Burkina Faso at the Stade Kegue.