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Gary Neville Sets Up WhatsApp Group With Rival Pundits To Battle Premier League Big Six
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Gary Neville Sets Up WhatsApp Group With Rival Pundits To Battle Premier League Big Six

Gary Neville has set up a WhatsApp group containing different pundits from rival broadcasters so they can unite against further attempts at a breakaway super league. The Avengers/Justice League can feel free to stand down, apparently Neville has formed his own super-group. The former Manchester United player has been one of the most outspoken critics of the owners of the Premier League's 'big six" and their ultimately failed attempt to form a European Super League. The Sky Sports pundit has brought together a group of likeminded broadcasters and, according to Mail Sport, it contains the likes of BT Sports' Rio Ferdinand, Gary Lineker and Steve McManaman. Jake Humphrey is also reportedly involved, as is Neville's Sky colleague Jamie Carragher. Let's assume Humphrey is the 'Hawk...
Diego Maradona’s Medical Team was ‘Inappropriate, Deficient and Reckless’, Investigation into his Death Finds
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Diego Maradona’s Medical Team was ‘Inappropriate, Deficient and Reckless’, Investigation into his Death Finds

Diego Maradona's medical team acted in an "inappropriate, deficient and reckless way", an investigation into his death has found. The Argentinian football legend, 60, died in November 2020 from heart attack weeks after he underwent brain surgery. His death sent shockwaves and also sparked a flurry of accusation on who was to blame after his long battle with addiction and ill health. Prosecutors in Argentina later launched an investigation, including searches of the World Cup's winner's property and that of his personal doctor and others involved in his care. Now, the probe into his last moments has concluded that he did not receive the best medical attention. In a report dated 30 April and shared with the Reuters news agency, investigators said: "The action of the health...
Borussia Dortmund confirm Sancho has ‘gentleman’s agreement’ over possible transfer
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Borussia Dortmund confirm Sancho has ‘gentleman’s agreement’ over possible transfer

As the Bundesliga outfit battle for a Champions League berth next season, two of their brightest talents have been linked with the exit door Jadon Sancho has a gentlemen's agreement with Borussia Dortmund that would allow him to secure an exit under certain criteria, sporting director Michael Zorc has confirmed - but the same understanding does not apply to Erling Haaland. The attacking duo, widely considered among the best young talents in the world game, have been linked with a move away following a frustrating season that sees Dortmund face the risk of missing out on Champions League football. Norway international Haaland has already been touted to a host of rivals across Europe by agent Mino Raiola and father Alf-Inge, but Zorc has now moved to confirm that the Leeds-born star...
I am not Poor – Ex-Arsenal Defender, Emmanuel Eboue
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I am not Poor – Ex-Arsenal Defender, Emmanuel Eboue

  Former Arsenal defender, Emmanuel Eboue, has dismissed talk of suffering in poverty after his divorce. In 2017, the Ivorian was involved in a legal battle with former wife, Aurelie. It ended up with him giving up some of his assets. The UK Mirror then quoted him as saying he was poor and homeless. However, Eboue has now come out to state he may have been misunderstood. “When [people] say Emmanuel Eboue lost everything, it’s not nice. “Because I had a divorce [case] and they [court] said my wife won, they gave her all my properties – my two houses, money and the cars that I had in England. “I wasn’t worried about it because I expected that she was going to use it to take care of my children. “When they [court] said that, I was very disappointed… To be h...
Champions League: We Lost the Battle, But the War Continues – Neymar
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Champions League: We Lost the Battle, But the War Continues – Neymar

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has reacted to his side’s Champions League semi-final first-leg 2-1 defeat to Manchester City on Wednesday night in Paris. Neymar said that PSG lost the battle against Man City, but the war continues. The Brazilian also expressed confidence that Mauricio Pochettino’s side can do better against Man City in the second leg. Reacting, Neymar wrote on Twitter after the game, “We lost the battle, but the war continues. “I believe in my team, I believe that we can be better than we were.” Meanwhile, Goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez gave Pep Guardiola’s men a first-leg advantage ahead of next week’s second-leg at the Etihad. Marquinhos did score a header for PSG in the first-half of the encounter.
Serie A: ‘You and Your Father Must Die’ – Juventus Fans Send Death Threat to Pirlo’s Son
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Serie A: ‘You and Your Father Must Die’ – Juventus Fans Send Death Threat to Pirlo’s Son

Juventus fans have issued a death threat to manager Andrea Pirlo and his teenage son, Nicolo. Apart from the death threats, they were also abused on social media. Old Lady is now fourth in the Serie A standings, with only five games remaining. Seventeen-year-old Nicolo Pirlo shared the threat on his Instagram account where he also told the club’s supporters that he understands he is the son of a coach who may “not be liked by some,” and urged people to put themselves in his shoes “for just a second.” The young man then included a screenshot of a message that he received from someone which read, “You and your father must die.” Nicolo, who is the eldest of Pirlo’s four children, wrote: “Every day I receive messages of this kind… I receive messages of death threats and vari...
Sad! Comedienne Ada Jesus has died
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Sad! Comedienne Ada Jesus has died

Comedienne, Ada Jesus, has died. She died in an Abuja hospital today April 21. She suffered a cardiac arrest on Tuesday night, April 20 and was rushed to the ICU where the doctors monitored her. Sadly, she lost the battle to the kidney ailment she had been battling with on Wednesday, April 21. She was 22 years old. Ada Jesus was admitted to the hospital after she developed kidney disease. When her health took a turn for the worse, she went to ask for forgiveness from those she had spoken against in the past, including clergyman, Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanemere Odumejeje, actress, Rita Edochie, and also some traditional worshipers. Odumejeje's and Rita Edochie's initial refusal to forgive her got the attention of well-meaning Nigerians who decided to take care of her medical b...
Lindani Myeni’s widow battles to make sense of his killing at hands of US police
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Lindani Myeni’s widow battles to make sense of his killing at hands of US police

The widow of slain Lindani Myeni said that she was still battling to make sense of what happened on the night that her husband was killed in Hawaii. The 29-year-old former KwaZulu-Natal rugby player was shot dead by police last week. Myeni was killed after he was apparently mistaken for a robber. Police were called to the scene, a scuffle ensued and he was shot. It was only on Thursday morning when Lindsay Myeni heard of her husband's death. She and their two children had been waiting for him to return the night before. Myeni has expressed gratitude for the outpouring of support and messages. "People have been showing up at my house, there've been hundreds of phone calls expressing their love. Thank you for your support." There has been an outcry that yet anothe...
Borussia Dortmund vs Man City: What I Told Phil Foden When he ran to me – Pep Guardiola
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Borussia Dortmund vs Man City: What I Told Phil Foden When he ran to me – Pep Guardiola

  Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola, has revealed what he told Phil Foden after the England International scored the winner in the Champions League quarter-final second leg battle against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday. For the first time, Guardiola guided Manchester City to the semi-finals of the competition after a 4-2 aggregate win over Borussia Dortmund. Riyad Mahrez scored from the spot and Foden sealed the tie in a 2-1 win against Dortmund, with 17-year-old Jude Bellingham scoring what proved to be a consolation for the Bundesliga side. After Foden scored a screamer to put the tie beyond Dortmund, the England youngster sprinted over to embrace Guardiola. And the Spanish gaffer was asked what he told the Englishman that moment, he replied, “He found me, he ra...
Klopp Reveals ‘Special Plans’ to Stop Dangerous Real Madrid Player at Anfield
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Klopp Reveals ‘Special Plans’ to Stop Dangerous Real Madrid Player at Anfield

  Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp has revealed that his side has made ‘special plans’ for dealing with Real Madrid’s Vinicius Jr. when both sides clash again on Wednesday night in the Champions League quarter-final second-leg at Anfield. Real Madrid lead 3-1 lead going into battle at Anfield after Vinicius scored a brace in Madrid last week, with Marco Asensio also netted for the hosts. The result makes it almost impossible for the Reds to think of advancing to the semi-finals of the competition and they will be wary of getting hit on the break by the pace of Vinicius. But the German gaffer said his side will look to stop the supply into the in-form 20-year-old. Asked if he was surprised by Vinicius performance in the first leg, Klopp said, “I was impressed, not surpri...
Jose Mourinho Gets Sack Warning
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Jose Mourinho Gets Sack Warning

Jose Mourinho has been given a sack warning as his Tottenham side take on Manchester United in a Premier League top-four battle. Former Portsmouth manager, Harry Redknapp warned the Portuguese that missing out on the top-four would put ‘real pressure’ on him. Tottenham is currently seventh in the table but could close the gap on fifth-placed Chelsea to just two points with victory over United on Sunday afternoon. Redknapp noted that the match is a ‘must-win’ for Mourinho. According to the former Tottenham boss, Chairman of the club, Daniel Levy and majority owner Joe Lewis will accept nothing less than a Champions League next season. Redknapp said former Chelsea, Real Madrid and Manchester United boss must get a result against the Red Devils. “I don’t know about that ...
Torreira Confirms he Wants to Leave Arsenal after Mother’s Death
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Torreira Confirms he Wants to Leave Arsenal after Mother’s Death

Arsenal midfielder, Lucas Torreira, has said he wants to join Boca Juniors in order to be closer to his family, following his mother’s death. In an emotional interview with ESPN Argentina, Torreira who is currently on loan at Atletico Madrid, confirmed his mother had passed after a battle with COVID-19. The Uruguay international also admitted he has long dreamed of playing for Boca, and he intends to fulfil the wish of his father by returning to South America. Torreira said: “I am trying to understand the situation. It is difficult to come to terms with it but as time passes, we will come to live with this pain. “My mother was 53 years old and died from Covid. There was an outbreak in Fray Bentos (Torreira’s hometown in Uruguay) and she spent 11 days fighting but on Monday ...
Haaland Demands £600,000 Per Week to Sign for Man City,Man Utd, Chelsea
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Haaland Demands £600,000 Per Week to Sign for Man City,Man Utd, Chelsea

  Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland, wants to become the highest-paid player in Premier League history this summer and will ask interested clubs to pay him £600,000 per week, the UK Sun reports. Europe’s top clubs are expected to battle over the 20-year-old this summer. Dortmund will make up to £130 million in profit on Haaland, who they signed for just £20m less than 16 months ago. Haaland has gone on to prove himself as one of the deadliest strikers in world football, scoring 49 goals in 39 games for the Bundesliga side. Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea are all interested in signing Haaland this summer. But any move for the Norwegian could cost a total of £300m over the duration of the striker’s contract, with his agent Mino Raiola demandi...
Barrack Obama’s Grandmother, Mama Sarah Obama, Dies Aged 99
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Barrack Obama’s Grandmother, Mama Sarah Obama, Dies Aged 99

Mama Sarah Onyango Obama, the grandmother of former US President Barrack Obama, is dead. She was aged 99. Her death was confirmed by her daughter, Marsat Obama, who revealed that her mother died at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kisumu at 4.45am on Monday, March 29. Sarah Obama had been admitted to the hospital on Sunday morning, due to an illness but lost her battle with life barely 24 hours later. The family has announced they want her buried today (Monday) at the Muslim Cemetery in Kisumu. “We are trying to see whether we shall be able to bury her today and if not, we shall bury her tomorrow,” a relative said.
Manchester United Want to sign Torres
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Manchester United Want to sign Torres

  Manchester United are willing to sign defender, Pau Torres, from Villarreal at the end of the season, according to Manchester Evening News. Man United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is enamored  with Torres and wants to partner Captain Harry Maguire with the Spain international in the 2021/2022 season. Solskjaer is determined to add a new centre-back in his squad whom he can rely on in fitness terms, with Eric Bailly and Victor Lindelof proving fitness concerns occasionally so far this season. Torres has emerged as one of the stars of Unai Emery’s Villarreal this season. The 24-year-old missed out on a call-up to the Spain squad for the March internationals through injury. He has played 32 times for Villarreal this season, scoring three goals. Man United wil...
Man Found Dead in Port Harcourt with hands and Feet tied
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Man Found Dead in Port Harcourt with hands and Feet tied

The Rivers State Police Command has recovered the lifeless body of a man suspected to have been murdered by unknown persons. It was gathered that the hands and feet of the man identified as Onyeka Onuorah, were bound and the body tied to a mast belonging to a telecommunications company on Abel Jumbo Street, Mile Two axis of Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. Residents of the area discovered the body on Wednesday, March 17 and immediately alerted the police Spokesperson of the command, Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the incident to Punch on Wednesday, said that the man might have been murdered. "I can confirm a case of murder reported by the Divisional Police Officer, Azikiwe Police Station this morning where a corpse was seen on Abel Jumbo Street, Mile Two, Diobu, Po...
Female race driving pioneer, Sabine Schmitz dies at 51 after long battle with cancer
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Female race driving pioneer, Sabine Schmitz dies at 51 after long battle with cancer

German racing legend and Top Gear star Sabine Schmitz has died at the age of 51 after a long battle with cancer. Sabine, widely known as the "Queen of the Nürburgring", had suffered with the illness for more than three years. A statement issued by the famous German racetrack said: "The Nürburgring has lost its most famous female racing driver. "Sabine Schmitz passed away far too early after a long illness. We will miss her and her cheerful nature. Rest in peace Sabine!" Schmitz had previously revealed that she had been suffering with cancer since 2017. Following her withdrawal from a race, she said in a statement issued last July: "Dear friends of professional motorsport. "Many of you have probably wondered why I was on the list of participants on our Porsche in the N...
Alvarez called up by Mexico but USMNT still holds hope for allegiance switch
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Alvarez called up by Mexico but USMNT still holds hope for allegiance switch

The 18-year-old will not become officially tied to El Tri despite his participation in upcoming senior friendlies LA Galaxy rising star Efrain Alvarez has received a senior call from Mexico for two friendlies later this month amid a battle for his national team allegiance. The midfielder, who spent time training in USMNT camp in 2020, has been courted intensely by the North American rivals to set up a choice that could feel like "hell on and off the field". Alvarez, 18, might raise speculation about his long-term thinking by playing for El Tri in exhibitions against Costa Rica and Wales, but the USMNT still remains in the picture for him.
Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury Finally Sign Deal for Undisputed World Heavyweight title Fight
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Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury Finally Sign Deal for Undisputed World Heavyweight title Fight

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have finally signed a two-fight deal for an undisputed world heavyweight title fight.The British boxers have been locked in negotiations in the past months.They have now finally finalised terms for the blockbuster battle, with a date and venue to be confirmed.Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, told Sky Sports: “All parties have now put pen to paper.“We will be working hard over the next few weeks to confirm the site and date for the biggest fight in boxing.”Joshua defeated Bulgarian boxer, Kubrat Pulev last December to retain his IBF, WBO and WBA titles, while Fury currently holds the WBC belt.
‘Never count them out’ – Real Madrid can still win La Liga, says club legend Hierro
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‘Never count them out’ – Real Madrid can still win La Liga, says club legend Hierro

The Madrid derby will have huge implications for the title race in Spain and Los Blancos could particularly do with winning on Sunday Real Madrid legend Fernando Hierro has backed his former club to remain in the Liga title race until the very end as Los Blancos prepare to face cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid. Diego Simeone's side are five points clear at the top of the table with a game in hand but inconsistent form has allowed Zinedine Zidane's side back into the hunt in recent weeks. Atleti have won only two of their last six matches in all competitions and Hierro, who won five league titles and played over 500 games for Real Madrid, believes that the battle for La Liga will go right to the wire.
Precious Chikwendu And Femi Fani-Kayode In Child Custody Battle
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Precious Chikwendu And Femi Fani-Kayode In Child Custody Battle

Ex Beauty Queen and estranged wife of Femi Fani-Kayode (FFK), Precious Chikwendu Aka snowhite, has started the process of getting her kids (4 boys) back from her estranged husband, FFK after they parted ways in a bitter way. Obviously, the sons have been staying with their dad and she wants to have custody of the children. It appears Snowhite was in Court today as she shared photo with her security details and legal team surrounding her and wrote: You called me Khalesi because you knew that behind my pretty face , Is a warrior that never gives up. You kept mocking me and said i had nobody but i constantly told you, i have God . Then the jackals thought i’m a tigress and kept off my track but still messing with my cobs. Now this Lioness is out for her cobs and wont stop till the ...
Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba is Dead
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Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba is Dead

Veteran actor Sadiq Daba, is dead. Late Daba who became a household name in Nigeria for his role as Bitrus in the now rested NTA drama series Cock Crow at Dawn, died on Wednesday evening, March 3, after a long battle with Leukemia and prostate cancer. He reportedly died at his Marwa Garden residence in Alausa, Lagos State. In 2019, he came out to publicly seek financial assistance for his treatment. Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola and many other Nigerians rallied around and supported him financially. Sadly, he lost the battle to the ailment this evening. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Solskjaer Wary Of Chelsea Challenge In Battle For Top Four
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Solskjaer Wary Of Chelsea Challenge In Battle For Top Four

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes the race for the Premier League top four will go down to the wire as Manchester United prepares to face Thomas Tuchel’s revitalized Chelsea on Sunday. United has knocked off the top spot by Manchester City on January 26 and a run of just two wins in six top-flight matches means they are now 10 points behind their rivals. Second-placed United heads to the Etihad Stadium for a Manchester derby clash on March 7 but before then they have back-to-back fixtures away to London clubs, with Sunday’s match against Chelsea followed by Wednesday’s game with Crystal Palace. “We’ve got Chelsea just behind us, we’ve got City away in front of us,” said Solskjaer. “Of course we can’t let them run further away if we have ambitions of catching them and we can’t give...
Sunday Igboho Is A Rascal, Not Fit To Fight Yoruba Battle – Rafiu Kolawole
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Sunday Igboho Is A Rascal, Not Fit To Fight Yoruba Battle – Rafiu Kolawole

Rafiu Kolawole Abdulrasaq, a security expert and former PA (Security) to former Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State, former, Chairman FIRMA Lagos and later SURE-P under President Goodluck Jonathan amongst others, speaks with Gboyega Alaka on the ongoing battle against Fulani herdsmen being championed by Sunday Adeyemo (AKA Sunday Igboho), the danger of ethnic profiling, how he once orchestrated Igboho’s arrest back in 2010 and why he is not fit to carry the light for the Yoruba. You have quite a reputation working with politicians, especially in the area of security. Tell us about it. My name is Abdulrasaq Rafiu Kolawole aka OTO (for Authority). I attended St Paul’s Primary School and Archbishop Aggey Memorial Secondary School, both in Idi -Oro Mushin; I later attended Olabis...
Boko Haram Allegedly Hoist Flags in Some Parts of Borno
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Boko Haram Allegedly Hoist Flags in Some Parts of Borno

Some suspected members of Boko Haram have reportedly hoisted their flag in parts of Marte local government in Borno State. Military sources told Channels Television that the insurgents attacked the local government within the week and neighbouring Dikwa local government on Friday February 19. They were however repelled in Dikwa by a combined effort of the air component and ground forces of Operation Lafiya Dole in a battle that lasted hours. It was gathered that the attack dislodged many residents of Dikwa who fled into bushes to take refuge. The insurgents also laid an ambush for the reinforcements deployed from the theatre command headquarters located in Maiduguri. While the casualty figure for the attack is still unknown, it is however coming barely two months after the ...
England legend, Fara Williams reveals battle with kidney condition
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England legend, Fara Williams reveals battle with kidney condition

England's most-capped female player of all time, Fara Williams has revealed she has been battling a kidney condition for almost a year.   The 37-year-old, who plays as central midfielder for Reading and the England national team, opened in an Instagram post about her nephrotic syndrome diagnosis and the subsequent challenges she has faced.   Williams said after she had thigh surgery in March last year, she started noticing swelling in her hands, legs, and face during the final stages of her rehabilitation.   When she had a kidney biopsy, the results revealed she had the condition, called nephrotic syndrome.   The condition is caused by an excess leak of protein from blood into urine and can lead to swelling in the legs and ankles. ...
Chrissy Teigen Poses Nude to Show Off Scarred Figure After Surgery
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Chrissy Teigen Poses Nude to Show Off Scarred Figure After Surgery

Chrissy Teigen, 35, stripped off to show the extent of her scarred body on her social media. The model who is married to singer John Legend has been open about her personal struggles with endometriosis and her battle with her body. Posing nude in the mirror at home, the mum-of-two showed how her body is recovering from an operation she had on February 4 for endometriosis. Chrissy’s condition means that she has tissue similar to the lining of the womb growing in other places, as well as facing other struggles with her periods and risks to pregnancy. Chrissy, who recently spoke about her struggles with the pain after her operation, showed how she’s covered in plasters, her recent surgery scars, as well as the scars under her breasts from her breast reduction last year....
Fulham Striker, Aleksandar Mitrovic Tests Positive for Coronavirus
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Fulham Striker, Aleksandar Mitrovic Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Premier side, Fulham have confirmed striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has tested positive for coronavirus. Fulham said he brief statement that Serbian international's absence in the team's 2-0 win against Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday night was due to a positive Coronavirus test. This means, the club will be without the Serbian striker for their next two league games against Burnley on Wednesday and their home clash against bottom club Sheffield United on Saturday as they continue to battle out of the relegation zone. In July 2018,  Mitrovic joined Fulham in a five-year contract after a successful loan spell from Newcastle United
‘I’ll Call Messi’ – Guardiola Challenges Bayern Munich to a sextuple Match With Barcelona after Winning Club World Cup
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‘I’ll Call Messi’ – Guardiola Challenges Bayern Munich to a sextuple Match With Barcelona after Winning Club World Cup

Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola has challenged manager Hansi Flick and his Bayern Munich team to a ‘battle of the sextuples.’ The challenge came after Bayern Munich matched Guardiola’s Barcelona team’s achievement with a sixth straight trophy. Bayern beat Tigres to win the Club World Cup on Thursday, adding to five other titles they won in a single year. Bayern won the Bundesliga, Champions League, DFB-Pokal, UEFA Super Cup and DFL-Supercup titles over the last year. This means that the Bundesliga giants became only the second side ever to win the sextuple, matching Guardiola’s legendary 2009 Barcelona team. Reacting to the development, Guardiola who now manages Manchester City, congratulated Bayern Munich and the manager for equaling his record. “But I would like...
Michael Owen Predicts Leicester City vs Liverpool, Man City vs Tottenham
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Michael Owen Predicts Leicester City vs Liverpool, Man City vs Tottenham

  Former Manchester United striker, Michael Owen, has predicted some of the fixtures that will be played in the Premier League this weekend. Owen, speaking with Bet Victor, backed Liverpool and Manchester City to pick up maximum points. The champions will be looking to get back to winning ways following defeat last time out. They take on a Leicester side who are firmly in the battle for the top four. Owen said: “If Liverpool can get in front, it should open Leicester up. If that materialises, I think the points will be going back to Merseyside.” In Saturday’s late kick-off, City host Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur side. Pep Guardiola’s men are in the middle of a record-breaking winning run. “No doubt, Mourinho will try to pick City off on the counter. Ho...
Vigilante Leader Killed as Bandit Attack Katsina Community
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Vigilante Leader Killed as Bandit Attack Katsina Community

Gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked Shagari quarters in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State and killed the leader of a vigilante group in the area, Ali Bahago, after a gun duel. The bandits also kidnapped one Mr. Alex, a staff of First Bank and two daughters of one elder Hassan, who slumped and died during the invasion. A resident of the quarters, who survived the attack, Sagir Mohammed, told THISDAY on Friday, that the suspected bandits stormed the quarters at about 11:15pm on Thursday, February 11, and operated for over 30 minutes, leaving many occupants of the quarters with varying degrees of injuries. "Bandits attacked Shagari quarters yesterday (Thursday) and killed Alhaji Ali Bahago, who is the leader of vigilante groups. He came to rescue us from the bandi...
EPL: Bruno Fernandes Opens Up on ‘Fights with Solskjaer
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EPL: Bruno Fernandes Opens Up on ‘Fights with Solskjaer

Manchester United playmaker, Bruno Fernandes, has said that he always engages in a “battle” with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, to get inspiration, SportingLife reports. Fernandes believes Solskjaer getting “angry sometimes” in arguments, keeps him on his toes as he targets a treble this season. The 26-year-old also feels the Norwegian’s flexible man-management is behind United’s incredible transformation into title contenders. The £55million midfielder has been Solskjaer’s star performer since arriving from Sporting Lisbon 13 months ago. Fernandes has now spoken about two clashes he had with his boss. He told TV2: “It’s not so much. I’ve played 54 games now. During those fights he has been angry with me twice, it’s not bad, so I’m happy with that. “But I think it’s im...
Tottenham vs Chelsea: Michael Owen predicts winner of EPL match
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Tottenham vs Chelsea: Michael Owen predicts winner of EPL match

Former Manchester United star, Michael Owen, has predicted that Tottenham Hotspur will beat Chelsea when both sides meet in Thursday’s Premier League tie at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Tottenham head to the match following a 1-0 defeat against Brighton on Sunday, while Chelsea won Burnley 2-0. Providing his prediction, Owen told BetVictor: “Chelsea visit Spurs with Thomas Tuchel’s first 3 points as Blues manager in the bag after Sunday’s 2-0 home win against Burnley. “For Spurs, their Sunday was not as successful as they went down 1-0 away to Brighton. “Talk of winning the title will seem like a distant memory for Spurs’ fans, but I just wonder what Jose Mourinho has up his sleeve ahead of this one. “It will be an interesting battle between the two managers, and even ...
Teenager Who Beat Cancer Three Times Dies from Coronavirus Complications
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Teenager Who Beat Cancer Three Times Dies from Coronavirus Complications

A Missouri teen who beat cancer three times has died from coronavirus complications. Aspen Deke, 17, of Kansas City, died on Saturday, Jan 30, following a months-long battle that began with her diagnosis in November, news station Fox4 reported. The high school junior had survived a rare form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a cancer that impacts white blood cells. She was first diagnosed with cancer at age 4, but she went on to beat cancer three times after four rounds of chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant, Fox4 reported. During her battle with coronavirus, she was admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit at Children’s Mercy Hospital, where she had been since New Year’s Eve. Her family said Covid-19 was in some ways more terrifying than her previous health is...
‘I’d Rather Die In Battle’ – Anthony Joshua Speaks Ahead Of Fury Matchup
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‘I’d Rather Die In Battle’ – Anthony Joshua Speaks Ahead Of Fury Matchup

Two-time unified world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua has stepped up the fighting talk and warned Tyson Fury he relishes going to war in the ring as the pair move closer to a heavyweight mega-fight. With politics threatening the bout from taking place, many boxing fans are still hopeful to see the two champions face off for the undisputed crown. ”I’d rather die in battle, so I can go to the heavens where the warriors lie than go to battle and try to hide and survive,” Joshua said in an interview on his YouTube channel on his mindset ahead of the fight. ”No matter what the tactics are, no matter how much you study, no matter how much you think you can beat me, I’m just there to win. That’s the fighter’s mentality – some people may not understand it,” he said. He also r...
Singer, Yinka Davies Loses Her First Child
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Singer, Yinka Davies Loses Her First Child

Veteran Nigerian singer, Yinka Davies has lost her son, Jeremiah. He was 27 years old. Jeremiah died last Friday, January 29, after a long battle with Autoimmune blood tissue disorder. He had been in and out of the hospital in the last 10 months and sadly, lost the battle to the disease last Friday. The grieving mum shared the sad news of his demise on Instagram ''Fun-50 For those who held you in their hearts, Those you waved at on your strolls, For those who cried the tears they couldn't hold back, Cos you are no more here, For those who washed you when you were weak, Those who were scared to see you ill, For those who thought you madly stubborn cos you, Wouldn't take another pill I salute them all, who shared you with me, Paying for your bills, Calling on others t...
SERAP Wins Battle Forcing Lawan, Gbajabiamila To Publish Details Of Corruption
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SERAP Wins Battle Forcing Lawan, Gbajabiamila To Publish Details Of Corruption

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday gave SERAP a victory in round one of our attempt to secure the release of completed public hearings and corruption probes by the National Assembly since 1999. Justice Ogunbanjo gave SERAP the permission to apply for judicial review and seek an order of mandamus directing and compelling the leadership of the National Assembly to publish completed public hearings and corruption probes by the National Assembly since 1999. The order by Justice Ogunbanjo has now cleared the way for SERAP to advance our case against @nassnigeria @DrAhmadLawan @femigbaja The suit followed recent public hearings by the National Assembly on corruption allegations in ministries, departments and agencies, including NDDC, and NSITF. Reports of several public...
Russian Troops Battle Each Other To Earn Much-Prized Special Forces Beret
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Russian Troops Battle Each Other To Earn Much-Prized Special Forces Beret

Russian soldiers have been captured slugging it out in a gruesome boxing fight as part of their qualifications for a special forces beret in a spectacular set of photos. Volga Federal District's National Guard special forces servicemen took part in the gruelling test to earn a crimson beret today. Striking pictures show the men battering each other's faces bloody at the Bars training ground in the Republic of Tatarstan, southwest Russia. The soldiers also performed a series of other qualifications tests, including weapons and ammunition drills, kickboxing and obstacle courses. They hope to earn a crimson beret, worn by elite members of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD) Spetsnaz units. It is referred to as 'krapoviy'. The special annual exam to earn the honour of wea...
I Won’t Rest Until Ondo Wins Battle Against Unemployment – Akeredolu
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I Won’t Rest Until Ondo Wins Battle Against Unemployment – Akeredolu

The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Monday, commissioned a modern chocolate factory in the ancient city of Idanre in Idanre Local Government Area of the state. The factory, though initiated by his predecessor in partnership with a United States-based firm, Spagnvola Chocolatiers, was completed by the Akeredolu led administration. The factory, estimated to be worth #9billion, will produce 2.8 million tons of Chocolate per annum. The governor said his dream for Ondo “is to be a state that doesn’t rely on allocation from the federation account to pay salaries and fund infrastructure before the year 2024”. He said, “I will work to hand over a State that does not rely on allocation to pay salaries by the year 2024. “I want to change our narrative. Enough...
Chadwick Boseman’s heartbreaking hint at hidden cancer battle in Black Panther interview
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Chadwick Boseman’s heartbreaking hint at hidden cancer battle in Black Panther interview

Chadwick Boseman has died after a secret four-year battle with colon cancer. The 43-year-old Black Panther star was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer back in 2016 but did not publicly discuss his health. Fans have been mourning the loss of the actor on Twitter, where one person noticed something particulaly heartbreaking from an interview the actor did back in 2017. Huffington Post journalist Matt Jacobs interviewed Boseman ahead of the release of Black Panther and the pair discussed the reality of 'bulking up' for Marvel movies. Looking back on the interview now, it seems Boseman was hinting at his private health battle in his replies. Jacobs started the conversation by asking: "You came off of one Black Panther project, did Marshall and then made another Black Pant...
Police Rescue Soldiers Kidnapped by Boko Haram
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Police Rescue Soldiers Kidnapped by Boko Haram

Two soldiers kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents along Auno road in Borno state have been rescued by policemen. PR Nigeria which cited a security situation report, said some soldiers who were on patrol suffered an attack by Boko Haram terrorists on Monday July 13. The insurgents who allegedly killed two soldiers in the attack, abducted others and also went away with their gun trucks. However after a gun battle with the Counter-Terrorism unit of the Nigeria police, two soldiers were rescued and one gun-truck and rifles were recovered. The report read; “At 14.30 hrs of July 13, 20120, an army patrol team was attacked by Boko Haram along Auno road and killed two soldiers and kidnapped others while carting away two of the military’s gun trucks, AK 47Rifles and unspecified number...
Judge Orders Rick Ross to Pay his Babymama Briana Camille $8,500 in Temporary Child Support
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Judge Orders Rick Ross to Pay his Babymama Briana Camille $8,500 in Temporary Child Support

A judge has ruled that rapper Rick Ross will have to pay up $8,500 a month in temporary child support to his ex-girlfriend and baby mama, Briana Camille, who is pregnant with their third child. According to the order, which was obtained by BOSSIP, Judge Christopher Edwards ordered the rapper to begin making $8,500 a month payment last week, the order states amid their child support battle. The judge ruled that $6,000 of the child payment will go towards caring for the couple’s two kids, Berkeley, three, and Billion, who is almost two, while $2,500 will pay for a nanny to help with the kids while Briana continues with a “high risk” pregnancy of the couple’s third child. Ross will also pay up $40,000 towards Briana’s legal fees and $23,337 to cover her out of pocket expenses...
Rio Ferdinand and Kate Announce they are Expecting First Child
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Rio Ferdinand and Kate Announce they are Expecting First Child

Retired footballer, Rio Ferdinand and his wife Kate have announced they are expecting their first together. The former TOWIE star, 29, and ex-Manchester United defender, 41, revealed the news on social media on Thursday evening. Kate shared a sweet family video via Instagram and then wrote: "The crazy house is about to get a little bit crazier.. every time I watch this it makes me cry, the best reaction Baby Ferdy we are all so excited to meet you." In the video, the blonde beauty and Rio could be seen with his children - - Lorenz, 13, Tate, 11, and Tia, nine going through baby pictures before she announced: "I am pregnant!" to her excited stepchildren who all started cheering and jumping about. The reality star then cradled her growing baby bump and added: 'Have you not no...
Nigerian Army repels ISWAP attack in Borno state
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Nigerian Army repels ISWAP attack in Borno state

The Nigerian Army says it has repelled attacks by the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Monguno town in Borno state. The insurgents stormed the village in the early hours of today June 13 while many residents were fast asleep. They shot sporadically into the air causing many to flee their homes. Security forces stationed in the village however engaged the sect members in a gun battle as the insurgents invaded the town in large numbers. This attack comes days after the insurgents killed over 60 persons in some communities in Gubio Local Government Area of the state.
Referee for Man City vs Arsenal confirmed
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Referee for Man City vs Arsenal confirmed

The Premier League has confirmed that Anthony Taylor will be the man in charge of the Manchester City vs Arsenal game next Wednesday. The match is one of the two fixtures that will be played that day, to kick off the restart of top flight football in England. Aston Villa vs Sheffield United gets us underway at 6 pm and Michael Oliver will take charge of the fixture. Two hours later, City will host Arsenal, with Manchester-born Taylor the referee. The Gunners could move up as high as sixth with a win at the Etihad. It would leave them just five points behind fourth-placed Chelsea, in the battle to clinch slots for European football next season.
‘I had the sweats for two nights’ – Keane reveals coronavirus struggle
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‘I had the sweats for two nights’ – Keane reveals coronavirus struggle

The centre-back tested positive for the disease but has recovered and is eager to start playing again Everton centre-back Michael Keane has opened up about his battle with coronavirus. The 27-year-old contracted the disease after the Premier League had been suspended and had to isolate as a result. Keane has revealed that he had difficulty breathing and could not go for a run before he tested positive.
New York City Reports no new Coronavirus Deaths in a Single day
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New York City Reports no new Coronavirus Deaths in a Single day

New York City might be seeing a relief in it's battle against the Coronavirus pandemic as it recorded no deaths in a single day for the first time since March. According to preliminary data from the New York City's health department, zero deaths were confirmed within a 24-hour period between Tuesday and Wednesday. The latest figures offer a welcome glimmer of hope following weeks and months that have seen thousands of deaths in America's commercial capital.     New York City's death toll currently stands at 21,752 and even though the death toll did increase by 59 on Wednesday, those deaths had taken place on previous dates rather than in the 24-hour period from Tuesday to Wednesday. The last time New York saw an increase of zero daily deaths was on March...
Cultists Hack Young Man to Death in Delta state
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Cultists Hack Young Man to Death in Delta state

A young man identified as Tega was brutally hacked to death by cultists in Sapele, Delta State on Thursday. The supremacy battle started when a cult leader demanded cash from a rival cult member in what they referred to as ‘protection money. And when the rival cult member refused to pay, he was badly bruised and that angered members of his cult group who attacked in retaliation. According to reports, the deceased was chased from the New Road area of the town to Irato Road, before they finally caught up with him and attacked him.    
Bollywood Actor, Rishi Kapoor Is Dead
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Bollywood Actor, Rishi Kapoor Is Dead

Veteran Bollywood actor, Rishi Kapoor has died. The award winning actor died in an Indian hospital in the early hours of today May 30, after a two-year battle with leukemia. He was 67. Kapoor was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 and returned to India last September following treatment in New York. He was recently admitted to a hospital in Mumbai for further treatment. "The doctors and medical staff at the hospital said he kept them entertained to the last. He remained jovial and determined to live to the fullest right through two years of treatment across two continents. Family, friends, food and films remained his focus and everyone who met him during this time was amazed at how he did not let his illness get the better of him. "He was grateful for the love of his fans that p...
Sarkodie And M.I Abaga Call Off Their $200,000 Rap Battle
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Sarkodie And M.I Abaga Call Off Their $200,000 Rap Battle

Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie and Nigerian rapper M.I Abaga seem to have disappointed their fans and music lovers who were looking forward to their rap battle. The two sometime ago agreed to battle among themselves in an Instagram live with Nigerian media personality Ubi Franklin where the winner is supposed to walk away with a whooping $200,000. But a video spotted online shows their rap battle might not come off as the two have agreed to collaborate and work on something instead of battling among themselves. According to them, they wouldn’t let others push them into doing something which will please them hence, they all agreed on collaborating and working on something amazing rather than battling among themselves.   View this post on Instagram ...

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