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Shkodran Mustafi open to Arsenal stay after incredible turnaround under Mikel Arteta

A matter of months ago it seemed certain that Shkodran Mustafi was on his way out of Arsenal.
20 year old Josh Okogie who plays for Minnesota Timberwolves has expressed his enthusiasm in playing for Nigeria’s D’Tigers over the United States National team, saying the decision wasn’t a hard one as it was influenced by his passion in seeing the Nigeria’s team return to her past glory.

Josh Okogie tips D’Tigers for Gold at Tokyo 2020

Shooting guard Josh Okogie has assured that the D’Tigers can ‘potentially win’ gold in the 2020 Olympic Games coming up in Tokyo, Japan from July 24 to August 9.
Orji Okwonkwo scored the first goal of the Thierry Henry era after Montreal Impact played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Wednesday.

Orji Okwonkwo scores in Montreal Impact Concacaf Champions League draw

Orji Okwonkwo scored the first goal of the Thierry Henry era after Montreal Impact played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Wednesday.
Super Falcons forward Ebere Orji is delighted to secure a move to Swedish Damallsvenskan outfit, Linkoping on a one-year deal.

Linkopings move delights Falcons forward Ebere Orji

Super Falcons forward Ebere Orji is delighted to secure a move to Swedish Damallsvenskan outfit, Linkoping on a one-year deal.
Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas was rushed to hospital on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack during training but is now out of danger.

Iker Casillas to contest Spanish football presidency after retirement

Porto president Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa said on Tuesday that Iker Casillas is set to retire, a day after the World Cup-winning captain announced he would run for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

NFF supremo defends ex-Super Eagles skipper’s appointment as assistant coach

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick has defended the choice of Joseph Yobo as assistant coach of the senior national team, amid a huge public outcry over his appointment last week.
Virgil van Dijk

Ruud Gullit: Virgil van Dijk is never going to win Ballon d’Or

Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk is never going to win the Ballon d’Or despite pushing Lionel Messi close in 2019, says Ruud Gullit, with the Dutch great expecting defenders to be overlooked in future votes.g
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is “desperate” to play after having his ankle cast removed following surgery earlier this month but there is still no timeline for the Frenchman’s return, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

Mino Raiola: Paul Pogba only committed to Manchester United until after Euro 2020

Mino Raiola says Paul Pogba is only committed to Manchester United until after Euro 2020, when his options will be assessed again, while Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been branded “out of line” for suggesting that the France international is owned by the Red Devils.
Paul Pogba faces a race against time to prove his fitness for Manchester United's clash with Arsenal after suffering a recurrence of an ankle injury.

Mathias Pogba: Everyone knows that Paul wants to leave Manchester United

Pogba's brother Mathias has now added fuel to the ongoing transfer rumours surrounding his brother, telling El Chiringuito TV: "Everyone knows that Paul wants to leave Manchester United, he wants to play Champions League football and win titles.”
Former Northern Ireland and Manchester United player Harry Gregg waves to the crowd. Action Images - Jason Cairnduff-File Photo

Munich air crash hero Harry Gregg passes on at 87

Harry Gregg — hailed as a hero for saving lives in the air crash which killed eight of Manchester United’s “Busby Babes” in Munich — has died at the age of 87.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is “desperate” to play after having his ankle cast removed following surgery earlier this month but there is still no timeline for the Frenchman’s return, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Paul Pogba belongs to Mancheste United, not his agent Mino Raiola

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola that it is the club who will decide the French World Cup winner’s future.
Aisha Falode

NWFL: Why we should get a percentage of FIFA’s $194K largesse to clubs

The board of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) headed by Aisha Falode at the weekend came out strongly to make a case for the league board to be given a percentage of the FIFA largesse to Nigerian clubs whose players were paraded at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Agege stadium to host Flamingoes vs Guinea

The Agege stadium will host the U-17 World Cup qualifying fixture between Nigeria U-17 Women football side, Flamingoes and Guinea.
Bruno Fernandes will be a great addition to Manchester United's ranks, according to Bernardo Silva, who says the midfielder has the mentality and character to succeed in the Premier League.

Andy Cole: Bruno Fernandes adds quality to Manchester United, can play with Paul Pogba

Bruno Fernandes will add “quality” to the Manchester United ranks, says Andy Cole, with the Portuguese potentially the perfect midfield partner for Paul Pogba.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has insisted that Paul Pogba will not be sold in the January transfer window.

Paul Pogba’s agent confirms Juventus talks about Manchester United midfielder

Paul Pogba will be weighing up his options over the summer, admits Mino Raiola, with the Manchester United midfielder’s agent revealing that Juventus are not the only side keen on doing a deal.
Massimiliano Allegri is the top candidate to become Manchester United's next permanent manager, according to former Italy and Juventus coach Marcello Lippi.

Max Allegri excited with prospect of coaching outside Italy amid Manchester United link

Former Juventus boss Max Allegri is ‘fascinated’ by the prospect of managing outside of Italy next season amid reports he could replace Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Nwankwo Kanu has shared his thoughts on the new Nike kits for Nigeria’s national teams.

Nwankwo Kanu questions NFF over new Nigeria kits

On February 5, the sports manufacturer unveiled a dazzling design to replace the popular ‘Naija’ outfit which enjoyed record-breaking sales before the 2018 World Cup.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Super Eagles forward Daniel Amokachi, Nigeria’s Football Ambassador.

The Bull: Nigeria’s new football ambassador

Two weeks ago, the federal government announced the appointment of a new Football Ambassador for Nigeria. It did not come as a complete surprise because, somehow, I knew it was coming.

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Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun strengthens tie with MAN towards economic growth

Ogun State government has renewed its commitment to strengthen economic ties with the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), to enhance socio-economic growth of the state.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

NAF air strikes kill key ISWAP leaders in Borno

Some key Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) leaders have been killed by airstrikes at Jubillaram and Alinwa in the Northern part of Borno State.

PDP asks National Assembly to probe President Buhari over Abacha loot

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to immediately undertake a forensic probe of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

We’ve lost over 86 people to Fulani herdsmen since 2012 – Delta community

Residents of Agadama in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State have lamented that the community lost over 86 people to suspected Fulani herdsmen since the attacks started in 2012.

Group: Politicians, traditional rulers responsible for military invasions of Ijaw communities

Niger Delta Rights group known as the Ijaw Peoples Development Initiative (IPDI), has accused Ijaw political leaders and traditional rulers as being responsible for the incessant military invasions in Ijaw communities.