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Isaac Success ended his 30-month goal drought with the second goal in Watford’s 2-0 win over Andre Ayew’s Swansea City in a Championship game.

Andre Gray: Watford bench thought Isaac Success was tired before wonder goal

Andre Gray admitted that the Watford bench thought Isaac Success was looking ‘jaded’ before he netted a stunning goal in the 2-0 win over Swansea City at the Vicarage Road on Saturday.
Watford sealed an instant return to the Premier League on Saturday as they grabbed the Championship's second automatic promotion spot - meaning that the Hornets and Norwich City also achieved a rare double feat in going straight back up.

Watford secure promotion back to Premier League

Watford sealed an instant return to the Premier League on Saturday as they grabbed the Championship's second automatic promotion spot - meaning that the Hornets and Norwich City also achieved a rare double feat in going straight back up.
Watford manager Xisco Munoz has hailed the performances of Ismaila Sarr and Isaac Success in their 2-0 victory over Reading in Friday’s Championship game.

Watford boss hails Ismaila Sarr, Isaac Success performances against Reading

Watford manager Xisco Munoz has hailed the performances of Ismaila Sarr and Isaac Success in their 2-0 victory over Reading in Friday’s Championship game.
Ahmed Musa and Samuel Chukwueze were the top performers on first day of training as the Super Eagles intensify preparation for Saturday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying tie against Benin Republic.

AFCONQ: Watford send goodwill message to Nigeria ahead of Benin clash

EFL Championship side Watford have sent a goodwill message to Nigeria ahead of their clash with the Benin Republic.
Tom Dele-Bashiru has revealed he is doing everything possible to ensure he returns for Watford after a long injury layoff.

Tom Dele-Bashiru ‘working really hard’ to return from injury

Tom Dele-Bashiru has revealed he is doing everything possible to ensure he returns for Watford after a long injury layoff.
Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong put in a great shift for Watford in their 2-0 against Huddersfield town on Saturday.

William Troost-Ekong relishes Watford win over Huddlersfield

Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong put in a great shift for Watford in their 2-0 against Huddersfield town on Saturday.

Watford coach provides update on Isaac Success injury

Nigeria forward Isaac Success is moving closer to full fitness following a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
Isaac Success scored a goal to help Watford progress to the FA Cup fifth round in their 2-0 win over Newcastle United.

Isaac Success: It’s time to deliver at Watford

Nigeria forward Isaac Success believes the time is right for him to fulfil his potential at Sky Bet Championship club Watford.
William Troost-Ekong already knows exactly what is expected from him at Watford, despite only arriving less than a month ago.

William Troost-Ekong relishes first Watford goal

William Troost-Ekong has expressed his delight after scoring his first goal for Watford in their 3-2 victory over Coventry City in Saturday’s Championship game.
William Troost-Ekong already knows exactly what is expected from him at Watford, despite only arriving less than a month ago.

William Troost-Ekong on target as Watford beat Coventry City at home

William Troost-Ekong was on target as Watford secured a hard-fought 3-2 win against Coventry City at the Vicarage Road on Saturday.
William Troost-Ekong has taken to social media to say his goodbyes to Serie A club Udinese as he nears a switch to Championship side Watford.

Super Eagles star bids Serie A club goodbye as Watford switch nears

William Troost-Ekong has taken to social media to say his goodbyes to Serie A club Udinese as he nears a switch to Championship side Watford.
Udinese coach, Igor Tudor has revealed that it will be good to have William Troost-Ekong for their next three games.

Watford close in on Super Eagles star William Troost-Ekong

English Championship club Watford are closing in on the signing of Udinese and Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong, Sport Witness reports.
Premier League has been hit by 14 new cases of coronavirus since teams returned to training, reports claim.

Premier League set to reject requests to postpone games due to Covid outbreaks

Premier League officials are set to reject requests to postpone games in the event of Covid outbreaks amongst top-flight sides, with clubs required to fulfil fixtures unless they have fewer than 14 players available.
John Obi Mikel scored his first Stoke City goal in their 5-1 hammering of Shrewsbury Town in Tuesday’s pre-season friendly match.

Mikel Obi scores in first game for Stoke

John Obi Mikel scored his first Stoke City goal in their 5-1 hammering of Shrewsbury Town in Tuesday’s pre-season friendly match.
Bournemouth will start life back in the Championship at home to Blackburn Rovers, while Watford host Middlesbrough and Norwich City travel to Huddersfield Town.

Relegated Premier League sides get fixtures as 2020-21 Championship schedule released

Bournemouth will start life back in the Championship at home to Blackburn Rovers, while Watford host Middlesbrough and Norwich City travel to Huddersfield Town.
Liverpool's Jordan Henderson with team mates celebrates with the trophy after winning the Premier League. REUTERS-Paul Ellis

Liverpool to begin Premier League title defence against Leeds

Liverpool will begin defending their Premier League title on Sept. 12 at Anfield, according to a fixture list for the new season, when they play newly promoted Leeds United, who return to England’s top-flight for the first time in 16 years.
John Obi Mikel is back in England as he has officially penned a deal with Stoke City ahead of the 2020-21 season

Mikel Obi: Stoke City belongs to the Premier League

Mikel returned to English football after signing a one year contract with the Michael O’Neil led Potters ahead of the coming season.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

Mikel Obi to join Stoke City on one-year deal

John Mikel Obi will join Sky Bet Championship club Stoke City on Monday.

Isaac Success, Tom Dele-Bashiru, others to get pay cut if Watford fail to beat...

The Nigerian duo of Isaac Success and Tom Dele-Bashiru and their teammates are facing the huge possibility of getting a pay cut at Watford who are deep in relegation waters.
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne in action with Watford's Ismaila Sarr, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Richard Heathcote-Pool via REUTERS

Watford slip into Premier League bottom three after thrashing by Manchester City

Watford’s hopes of avoiding relegation suffered a double blow on Tuesday when they were thrashed 4-0 at home by Manchester City and then slipped into the Premier League relegation zone after fellow strugglers Aston Villa beat Arsenal in the late game.
Matteo Guendouzi celebrates after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang latched onto his pass to score their second goal to equalise 2-2 against Tottenham (BEN STANSALL-AFP-Getty Images)

Manchester United join Barcelona, PSG in transfer race for Arsenal’s Matteo Guendouzi

Manchester United have reportedly joined Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain in the transfer race to sign Arsenal’s Matteo Guendouzi.
English side, Leicester City, have demanded €55m from French team, Paris Saint-Germain to secure the services of Nigeria’s midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi.

Wilfred Ndidi: Leicester City must secure Champions League ticket

Wilfried Ndidi has urged his Leicester City teammates to keep fighting to secure qualification for next season’s Uefa Champions League.

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Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has pledged to abide by the peace pact he made with political opponents in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Ebonyi: APC, PDP bicker over abduction of opposition chieftain

The kidnap of Amos Ogbonnaya, of a former Coordinator of Anuagata Development Centre, in the Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State by hoodlums, on Thursday evening, has continued to generate mixed reactions from various segments of the state.
Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe

President Buhari greets Obi of Onitsha at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe on the occasion of his 80th birthday, commending the royal father’s unwavering dedication to Nigeria’s unity and development.
Most of the Palestinian deaths occurred in Gaza but on Friday clashes spread to the West Bank, where 11 Palestinians died and hundreds were injured. Israeli forces used teargas, rubber bullets and live fire, as Palestinians threw petrol bombs.

US envoy arrives in Israel for de-escalation talks

Most of the Palestinian deaths occurred in Gaza but on Friday clashes spread to the West Bank, where 11 Palestinians died and hundreds were injured. Israeli forces used teargas, rubber bullets and live fire, as Palestinians threw petrol bombs.
Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has restated his backing for embattled head coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr despite increasing calls for the immediate dismissal of the German.

NFF owes Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr six months salary

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has not been paid his wages by the Nigeria Football Federation for six months.

PCN seals 424 pharmacies, medicine shops in Abuja

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed 424 premises, comprising 99 pharmacies and 325 patent medicine shops, during an enforcement exercise in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the weekend busted an online drug trafficking cartel that sells drugged cookies, cakes, brownies and all sorts of illicit substances to residents of Abuja and beyond.

NDLEA smashes online drug trafficking cartel, arrests five in Abuja

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the weekend busted an online drug trafficking cartel that sells drugged cookies, cakes, brownies and all sorts of illicit substances to residents of Abuja and beyond, using the cyber space as its platform.
Kelechi Iheanacho scored his third Premier League goal of the season for Leicester City in their 2-1 victory against West Ham United on Saturday.

‘Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi in FA Cup final a blessing to Nigeria’

Iheanacho has been in blistering form for the Foxes this season, scoring 18 goals in 36 appearances across all competitions, including his match-winning goal in the semi-finals of the FA Cup against Southampton.
Rauf Olaniyan

2019: PDP’s victory in Oyo shocked opposition – deputy governor

The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan has disclosed that the victory recorded in 2019 by the present administration under the leadership of Governor Seyi Makinde remained a big surprise to some people, particularly the opposition parties.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo ALGON dedicates Supreme Court victory to Senator Ajimobi

The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Oyo State Chapter, has dedicated its victory at the Supreme Court to the late former Gov. Abiola Ajimobi.
The newly elected President-General of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Prof George Obiozor has admonished the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu to thread cautiously his agitation for a separate country from Nigeria.

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo has frowned against the ‘shoot at sight’ order given to the Nigerian soldiers on how to engage the Igbo youths in South East Region.