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‘Awful’ – Cristiano Ronaldo Challenged Solskjaer during shocking team talk
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‘Awful’ – Cristiano Ronaldo Challenged Solskjaer during shocking team talk

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer left Cristiano Ronaldo in shock when the Norwegian decided to praise his Manchester United players immediately after the shocking 2-1 defeat to Young Boy in the Champions League earlier in the season, according to The Sunday Times. Solskjaer was sacked last Sunday following a 4-1 defeat to lowly rated Watford and that brought the end of his reign at Old Trafford. Former assistant coach Michael Carrick was handed caretaker role at Old Trafford pending the announcement of Ralf Rangnick who is all but set to move to United. Apart from the defeat to Young Boys, United were beaten by Aston Villa, Leicester City, Manchester City, Liverpool, and struggled to get results against Atalanta and Villarreal. Despite Man United’s struggles, Ronaldo has co...
Rangnick hasn’t done enough to deserve Man United job – Kanchelskis
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Rangnick hasn’t done enough to deserve Man United job – Kanchelskis

Former Manchester United star, Andrei Kanchelskis has blamed the club for not allowing Michael Carrick to continue in charge of the club until the end of the season. Carrick was given the caretaker role after the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the club’s manager and led the club to a 2-0 win against Villarreal in the Champions League on Tuesday. The former midfielder is expected to be in charge when Man United take on Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday as they prepare to hire an interim boss. However, Kanchelskis feels Rangnick has not done enough at his current job at the Russian top-flight club to be appointed manager at Old Trafford. Rangnick is currently the Sporting Director at Lokomotiv Moscow and Kanchelskis thinks his work so far at the club has not been too ...
Man Utd make contact with ex-Barcelona boss Valverde over interim role
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Man Utd make contact with ex-Barcelona boss Valverde over interim role

Manchester United are in communication with former Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde. The Red Devils are searching for an interim manager who can take them to the end of the season. United are aware that getting their primary targets at this stage of the campaign is very difficult, and are willing to appoint an experienced caretaker to help them achieve their ambitions for this term. According to the BBC, United are looking at 57-year-old Valverde, who won La Liga with Barcelona, as one of the options for the interim job. He is among several names on their list. United are hoping to appoint Paris Saint-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino, but his ability to leave PSG mid-season is deemed as very unlikely.  
Bruce keen on ‘interim job’ at Man Utd
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Bruce keen on ‘interim job’ at Man Utd

Former Manchester United captain Steve Bruce is keen on the caretaker manager's post at Old Trafford. United sacked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Sunday morning in the aftermath of their 4-1 thrashing at the hands of Watford - which was their fifth league defeat in seven games. Michael Carrick will take over for the next few games, before an interim manager is put in place until the end of the season. The Athletic says former United defender Bruce would be interested in taking on the interim vacancy at Old Trafford. Bruce has been out of work since he was sacked by Newcastle last month following the club's £305million Saudi-led takeover. The 60-year-old believes he could help stabilise the fractured dressing room at his former club that is littered with household names.  
Maguire blames entire team for Solskjaer’s sack from Man Utd
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Maguire blames entire team for Solskjaer’s sack from Man Utd

Manchester United captain, Harry Maguire has said the entire squad should be held responsible for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s sack. The England defender said the United squad must take a ‘huge responsibility after the club confirmed Solskjaer’s exit on Sunday. Assistant coach, Michael Carrick has since taken charge and will lead the team against Villarreal in Tuesday’s Champions League. United board decided to sack Solskjaer after the team’s disappointing 4-1 loss to Watford on Saturday. Maguire addressed the media on Monday ahead of that crucial Champions League fixture in Spain and paid tribute to the former manager alongside caretaker boss Carrick. He said the team were ready to accept blame for the run that ended Solskjaer’s losing job. “The players need to take responsi...
Ten Hag breaks silence on taking over at Man Utd after Solskjaer’s exit
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Ten Hag breaks silence on taking over at Man Utd after Solskjaer’s exit

Ajax manager, Erik ten Hag, has claimed he has “heard nothing” about the Manchester United job, after he was asked about replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Ten Hag is believed to be one of the leading contenders to be Solskjaer’s successor at Old Trafford. Solskjaer has been fired following the 4-1 defeat at Watford. Reports insisted Ten Hag was “100% interested” in the job, but the Dutch manager has now poured cold water over the rumour. The 51-year-old was asked if he could make the switch to Manchester United following Ajax’s 5-0 win over RKC Waalwijk. He told ESPN: “My focus is on Ajax, the rest only distracts.” Asked if he will remain the Ajax manager, he replied: “It’s a weird question. I heard nothing about it [Man United job], so I can’t think about it.” Michael...
You may wait 10 to 15 years before winning titles again – Redknapp tells Man United
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You may wait 10 to 15 years before winning titles again – Redknapp tells Man United

Manchester United has been told that it would take them 10 to 15 years to win titles. Former Premier League professional footballer, Jamie Redknapp made the prediction while wondering why Manchester United even hired Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the first place. Solskjaer was shown the Old Trafford exit door on Sunday morning, barely 24 hours after the Red Devils were demolished by lowly rated Watford. The Red Devils are currently 12 points behind league leaders Chelsea with Michael Carrick now caretaker in charge. The last time Manchester United won the EPL title was under Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013 and since then, it has been either Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool winning silverware. Redknapp, a former Liverpool star, warned that the Old Trafford landlords could now hav...
Enugu APC crisis: Police arrest State Chairman, Ben Nwoye
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Enugu APC crisis: Police arrest State Chairman, Ben Nwoye

The Enugu State Caretaker Committee Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Ben Nwoye was on Tuesday arrested by the police. DAILY POST learnt that the chairman was arrested over an alleged petition by former Senate President, Ken Nnamani. The party’s crisis took another dimension after the ward congress of the party in the State, with parallel exercise conducted in the 260 wards. The development was replicated in the last Saturday local government congress. It was gathered that 20 policemen stormed the secretariat of the party in the State shortly after Nwoye held the swearing-in of the 17 local government council chairmen and arrested him.
Results of Kwara LG congresses emerge
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Results of Kwara LG congresses emerge

Some results of the APC Kwara State local government congress elections held on Saturday have started trickling in. The results showed that those elected as chairmen through consensus arrangement include, Suleiman Tejidini (Ilorin West), Shehu Yahaya (Asa), Ambali Hakeem Jaji (Ilorin South), Lawal Habeeb (Ilorin East) and Olumide Ibitoye (Irepodun). Reports reaching DAILY POST in Ilorin from Baruten, Irepodun, Patigi, Edu, Moro, Kaiama and Offa, showed that the exercise was hitch-free as party delegates affirmed their consensus lists. Muhammed Kabir, an official of INEC, who monitored the process in Ilorin, described the exercise as peaceful. Also reacting, the state chairman, caretaker committee of the party, Abdullahi Samari, said, he was delighted that the process was peacef...
I have not been removed as APC chairman – Buni insists
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I have not been removed as APC chairman – Buni insists

Chairman, APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, said the ruling of a High Court of Justice in Asaba, Delta state does not refer to him, but Delta State Chairman of the party. Buni, while reacting to the judgement on Thursday through his Spokesman, Mamman Mohammed noted the restriction of the forthcoming ward congress as imposed by the court is limited to Delta State and does not affect other states. He said Mr. Elvis Ayomanor and seven others on 19th August instituted a case against the APC and its leadership in a High Court of Justice, Asaba, Delta state, challenging the outcome of the party’s ward Congress of 31st July, 2021. “The seven applicants prayed the court to among other things issue and service the originati...
PDP files lawsuit seeking removal of Mai Mala Buni as Yobe Governor
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PDP files lawsuit seeking removal of Mai Mala Buni as Yobe Governor

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has filed a lawsuit seeking the removal of Mai Mala Buni from office as Governor of Yobe state. In the lawsuit filed on August 12 by PDP's lawyer Emeka Etiaba, with Umar Damagum, PDP’s Yobe governorship candidate in the 2019 election, and his running mate, Baba Aji as plaintiffs, the opposition party stated that Buni ceased to be a governor from the moment he accepted to act as the caretaker committee chairman of the APC. Maintaining that Buni violated Section 183 of the Constitution when he accepted to serve as chairman of the caretaker committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) despite holding the position of an executive governor, PDP is now seeking for an order directing Yobe chief judge or any other senior person...
Police shut Enugu APC office
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Police shut Enugu APC office

The Police Command in Enugu has sealed off the All Progressives Congress (APC) office. The action was taken to maintain peace and order amid the worsening leadership crisis. On Wednesday, 42 members of the State Executive Committee passed a vote of no confidence on the state chairman, Ben Nwoye. He is accused of insubordination to statutory authorities and wanting to balkanise the party. The members told reporters that Nwoye engaged in gross misconduct and disregarded the APC constitution. Deputy Chairman, Gilbert Chukwunta said he violated congress guidelines as spelt out by the Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC). Chukwunta addressed the press alongside the Secretary, Robert Eze; Women Leader, Oby Nwofor; Youth Leader, Joshua Mamah; Financi...
Ekiti FA crisis: Football stakeholders urges warring parties to embrace peace
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Ekiti FA crisis: Football stakeholders urges warring parties to embrace peace

  Football stakeholders in Ekiti State have urged warring parties in the state Football Association to embrace peace for the sake of development of the game in the state. The group under the auspices of the Ekiti State Football Stakeholders also called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to constitute a caretaker committee to run the affairs of FA in the state. The group which said development can only be achieved in the atmosphere of peace, equity and justice was reacting to the Thursday’s judgment of an Ado Ekiti magistrate court, which sentenced the state FA chairman, Mr Bayo Lanlege and five others to a 14-day imprisonment for contempt of court. Speaking with newsmen in Ado Ekiti, the chairman of the Prince Gabriel Adetule said efforts made to resolve the issu...
APC Suspends 11 Lai Mohammed’s Loyalists
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APC Suspends 11 Lai Mohammed’s Loyalists

Eleven members of All Progressives Congress (APC) loyal to Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed have been suspended following the decision of the caretaker committee The 11 members had dragged the party and the state chairman Abdullahi Abubakar to court. The approval of the suspension was contained in a letter by the National Secretary, Caretaker/Extra-ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Senator James Akpanudoedehe, to Abubakar. The letter read in part: “the Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee ratifies the decision of the Kwara State Caretaker Committee and upholds suspension of the following Party members: “Joseph Tsado, Bamidele Ogunbayo, Issa Fulani, Imam Abdulkadir, Morufu Olaniyi Yusuf, Saludeen Lukman, Kerebu Fatai, Bola Ajani, Nur...
Over 20,000 APC members renounce party in Kwara
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Over 20,000 APC members renounce party in Kwara

Over 20,000 card carrying members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State denounced the party on Saturday. Addressing newsmen in Ilorin, at the launch of a new political platform tagged “The Third Force”, spokesman of the defectors, Abdulfatai Abdulrahman, APC Kwara Central Senatorial Chairman, said, “The new party will be unveiled in due course as soon as possible.” He said the lingering crisis in the APC in the state has reached its climax, adding, “As you are all aware, Kwara state APC has been enmeshed in one crisis or the other almost immediately after the party’s primary, stretching into the campaign period and lingering up to date.” Abdulfatai lamented that “It is disheartening, shameful and preposterous that Kwara APC, cannot manage its success even at halfti...
EPL: I Won ‘half a Trophy’ at Tottenham – Mourinho Insists
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EPL: I Won ‘half a Trophy’ at Tottenham – Mourinho Insists

Jose Mourinho has insisted he won “half a trophy” at Tottenham Hotspur, after he was denied the chance to lead the team out in the Carabao Cup final. The Portuguese was sacked by Spurs just days before they lost 1-0 to Manchester City at Wembley. Ryan Mason took charge of the game, having been installed as a caretaker manager. Mourinho’s time at Tottenham was the first of his illustrious career that did not see him win silverware, following successes at Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United. confirmed But in an interview with James Corden, published in the UK Sun, Mourinho suggested he is adding an extra half to his already well-stocked trophy cabinet. “James, if you want to be proactive you can ask me how many trophies I have won in my career — ...
Supreme Court Declares Dissolution of Oyo Local Government Councils as illegal
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Supreme Court Declares Dissolution of Oyo Local Government Councils as illegal

The Supreme court on Friday May 7, declared the dissolution of local government councils in Oyo state as illegal. The apex court also condemned their replacement with caretaker committees. It said the replacement of the council chairman with caretaker committees is unlawful. Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state was widely criticized after he sacked all the local government chairpersons in the state and appointed caretaker chairmen in May 2019.
Oko Poly Student allegedly Stabbed to Death by Caretaker over Water
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Oko Poly Student allegedly Stabbed to Death by Caretaker over Water

A caretaker of one of the off campus lodges at the Federal Polytechnic Oko, has allegedly stabbed a student to death over issues surrounding the pumping of water. The deceased identified as Abuchi, an ND2 student of the Department of Public Administration was stabbed on the neck by the caretaker at Currency Lodge on Saturday, April 24. The caretaker It was gathered that the deceased and other tenants had gone to caretaker to complain about lack of water. The complaint led to a fight between both parties during which the caretaker stabbed Abuchi. Abuchi was rushed to a nearby hospital by his lodge mates where he was confirmed dead. The suspect was said to have fled after the student died. Police officers attached to the Oko Division reportedly arrived the scene in the...
Man Shares Hilarious Mail From his Wife Requesting an increase in Monthly Upkeep and his response to her
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Man Shares Hilarious Mail From his Wife Requesting an increase in Monthly Upkeep and his response to her

A man took to Twitter to share the hilarious mail he received from his wife asking for an increase in the family's monthly upkeep and his response to her. The husband said his wife had approached him to ask for an increase and he asked her to write a formal letter. In her mail, she listed her duties to the family as a chef, teacher, wife, doctor, caretaker etc. She added that she has performed her duties to the best of her abilities and needs a raise due to the increased cost of living. Her husband responded in a mail, promising to discuss with the board and get back to her. He then copied to the mail the Labour Union, Wives Association of Nigeria, and the Mothers Progressive Union. See below.
Caretaker Allegedly Kills First Year Nekede Poly Student Over House Rent
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Caretaker Allegedly Kills First Year Nekede Poly Student Over House Rent

A student of the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri, identified as Anthony Chinweotito Emmanuel, has been allegedly killed by his caretaker over issues surrounding payment of rent. The incident happened at one of the off campus hostel called Ezinwanne Lodge on Tuesday but the deceased, a first year student of the Department of Building Technology, died in a hospital on Saturday night, February 6. It was gathered that the caretaker whose name could not be ascertained, hit the student with a wood on his stomach. According to some of the students in the hostel, the caretaker had locked up the water supply because some students refused to pay the full house rent. However, the students who argued that they did not live in the hostel between March 2020 and January, 2021 ...
APC is becoming a Threat to Buhari’s Legacy – Former National Chairman, John Oyegun
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APC is becoming a Threat to Buhari’s Legacy – Former National Chairman, John Oyegun

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Oyegun has reacted to the crisis rocking the party he once headed. In a statement titled ‘Before its too Late’ which was released on Saturday June 20, Oyegun stated that the APC is now becoming a threat to Buhari's legacy. He also recounted how APC’s victory at the 2015 presidential poll and the peaceful transfer of power that followed was a testament of the nation's progressive democracy. He however said that while other African countries have marched forward, Nigeria is “regressing.” Oyegun also affirmed the need for the National Executive Committee of the party to set up a caretaker committee in order to return the party to a position of strength. The statement partly read; “Our own political part...
Dakuku Peterside cries as court declares Aguma authentic Chairman
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Dakuku Peterside cries as court declares Aguma authentic Chairman

Former governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Dakuku Peterside has reacted to Tuesday’s Court judgment that declared Igo Aguma as the authentic Chairman of the party in the State. Peterside described the judgement as as a miscarriage of justice, adding that the APC will be great again. He assured party faithful that the evil gang-up against Rivers APC will not stand, adding that the judgment by Rivers State High Court was not totally unexpected. Speaking with journalists after the judgement, the party chieftain said the court in its wisdom granted all reliefs sought by the claimants, including those not sought. Honourable Igo Aguma had approached the court challenging the composition of the caretaker committee in the State by the APC ...
Man Kills his Girlfriend, then Travels 50km to Commit Suicide
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Man Kills his Girlfriend, then Travels 50km to Commit Suicide

A Kenyan man, Alex Likodo has been found dead after reportedly killing his lover identified as Mebo Ayuma at their apartment in Pakawa, Pipeline in Nakuru County. Caretaker of the apartment the co-habiting couple lived in, Ms Agnes Muthoni recalled witnessing a heated argument between the couple on Sunday February 2. She said after the couple quarelled Ayuma slept out, and that was the last time she saw her. Ayuma’s mother, Ruth Anyenda who travelled to see her daughter who missed her calls found the apartment locked. Policemen from Pakawa Police Station found a horrible scene upon entering the apartment on Wednesday February 5, following a complaint made by Anyenda. Ayuma was found lying on the bed with visible marks on the face and neck. It was further learnt that Likodo's corps...
Malami Asks Makinde To Dissolve LG Caretaker Chairmen
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Malami Asks Makinde To Dissolve LG Caretaker Chairmen

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Justice Abubakar Malami (SAN) has directed the Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde to reverse himself over the dissolution of local government administration in the State. The directive was contained in a letter to the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Oyo State, Prof. Oyewo Oyelowo dated 14 January 2020. The letter marked HAGF/OYO/2020/Vol.I/I. was entitled, “Unconstitutionality of dissolution of elected local government councils and appointment of caretaker committee: the urgent need for compliance with extant judicial decisions” The AGF said, in view of the decision of the Supreme Court on the matter that is binding on all 36 States of the Federation, “the common practice by some State Gove...
4 year-old girl abused by caretaker was found ‘stitched together and with no nose’
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4 year-old girl abused by caretaker was found ‘stitched together and with no nose’

A four-year-old girl has been found with horrific injuries, stitched together and bitten in what has been described as a "heartbreaking case of abuse, neglect, and murder of an innocent, defenseless child." Zya Singleton was found covered in homemade stitches, cigarette burns on her arms and legs, broken bones, open wounds, bite marks, puncture wounds and with no nose. Police were called to the house in Philadelphia, on October 30, to reports that a child had fallen out of the window. Caretaker Samilya Brown, 38, claimed the girl was playing with a cat when she fell out. When police arrived, they found Zya in the second-floor bathroom being put in cold water. She was rushed to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital on October 30 but was then transferred to Children's Hospita...
Celtic offer Lennon manager role on permanent basis
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Celtic offer Lennon manager role on permanent basis

The Northern Irish boss was offered the job just an hour after leading the Hoops to a Scottish Cup victory Celtic have confirmed that Neil Lennon has been offered their managerial job on a permanent basis. Lennon took over as caretaker boss in February after Brendan Rodgers left the club to become manager of Leicester City. The 47-year-old guided Celtic to a third consecutive treble, which was clinched on Saturday with a 2-1 Scottish Cup final win over Hearts.
‘It’s not like Football Manager!’ – Solskjaer reflects on ‘rollercoaster’ start to life as Man Utd boss
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‘It’s not like Football Manager!’ – Solskjaer reflects on ‘rollercoaster’ start to life as Man Utd boss

The Norwegian manager was brought on full-time after a brilliant spell as caretaker, but results have dropped off since he signed a permanent contract Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said that his spell at the helm at Old Trafford has been a rollercoaster. Solskjaer was initially hired on an interim basis to replace sacked Jose Mourinho but was made permanent head coach after a barnstorming start. United won 14 of the Norwegians first 17 games in charge and overturned a 2-0 deficit to PSG in the Champions League round of 16, winning 3-1 away in Paris to advance.
Gunmen Abduct Father Of Bayelsa LG Chairman
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Gunmen Abduct Father Of Bayelsa LG Chairman

Unidentified gunmen numbering about seven at the weekend abducted Mr. Wellington Magbisa, the father of the Caretaker Chairman of Sagbama Local Government Area, Michael. It was gathered that the kidnappers gained access to their victim’s house through an unprotected window, seized him and took him away. Sources said the incident, which happened early hours of Sunday, caused panic in Sagbama and caused confusion in Magbisa’s family. The abductors reportedly whisked their victim away to an unknown place through the waterways. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Butswat Asinim, confirmed the incident and said the police were investigating the matter. “The gunmen numbering about five gained access to the house of the victim through an unprotected widow and took him away ...
Man United finally appoint new permanent manager
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Man United finally appoint new permanent manager

Manchester United have finally appointed caretaker coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, as the club’s new permanent manager. The Old Trafford club made the announcement through the its official Twitter page on Thursday. “Ole’s at the wheel! We can confirm that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed as #MUFC manager,” Man United tweeted. Solskjaer has won 10 out of the 13 Premier League games since his appointment as interim manager and reached the Champions League quarter-finals, where they will tackle Barcelona in April. The Norwegian replaced the former Red Devils boss, Jose Mourinho, last December. The 46-year-old had said in January that he does not want to leave the Old Trafford club once his contract expires at the end of the season. Solskjaer said: “Of course, I won’t wan...
Paul Pogba Tells Ed Woodward Who Should Become Man United’s Permanent Manager
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Paul Pogba Tells Ed Woodward Who Should Become Man United’s Permanent Manager

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba has advised the club’s executive chairman, Ed Woodward, to appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the Red Devils’ permanent manager. Manchester United are yet to take a decision on the club’s next permanent manager since sacking former Man United boss, Jose Mourinho, in December and appointing Solskjaer as caretaker manager. But Pogba believes Solskjaer had done enough to become Manchester United’s permanent coach next season. “We want him [Solskjaer] to stay. The results have been great. I have a great relationship with him, he has a great relationship with the players,” Pogba told Sky Sports. “When a player is happy, he wants to keep being happy. Solskjaer deserves it. He knows the club, he knows everything about the club. He ...
Solskjaer Speaks on De Gea’s Error for Xhaka’s Goal in 2-0 Defeat to Arsenal
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Solskjaer Speaks on De Gea’s Error for Xhaka’s Goal in 2-0 Defeat to Arsenal

Manchester United caretaker boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has refused to blame David De Gea for Arsenal’s opener during the 2-0 defeat at the Emirates. Solskjaer, speaking after the game, rejected suggestions from Gary Neville that the Spaniard’s form is suffering because of uncertainty over his future. De Gea, who is approaching the final year of his deal at Old Trafford, was wrong-footed by Granit Xhaka’s speculative 25-yard strike after 12 minutes, to set United on their way to a first Premier League defeat under Solskjaer. Neville suggested “noise in his ear” surrounding the contract stand-off might be affecting the 28-year-old, but Solskjaer insisted the goalkeeper is focused. “I don’t class [the goal] as a mistake. I’m stood right behind the ball. We don’t put pressure ...
Solskjaer Speaks on Fred’s Performance in Man United’s 3-1 Win Over PSG
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Solskjaer Speaks on Fred’s Performance in Man United’s 3-1 Win Over PSG

Manchester United caretaker manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has heaped praises on Brazilian midfielder, Fred following his side’s 3-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League round of 16 second-leg encounter on Wednesday. Two goals from Romelu Lukaku and a strike from Marcus Rashford ensured Manchester United dumped PSG out of the Champions League. However, Juan Bernat Velasco did score for PSG at the Parc des Princes Stadium. Solskjaer hailed Fred for his brilliant display against the hosts. “Fred, that was probably his breakthrough for us, you can see why we’ve signed him,” Solskjaer was quoted by Metro UK as saying. “He gets on the ball, has no fear, no doubt whatsoever. We played a system today that he used to p...
Romelu Lukaku Speaks After Man United’s 3-1 Win Over PSG
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Romelu Lukaku Speaks After Man United’s 3-1 Win Over PSG

Manchester United striker, Romelu Lukaku has disclosed that Red Devils players want caretaker manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, to remain at Old Trafford once his current deal expires at the end of the season. Lukaku said this following Manchester United’s 3-1 Champions League round of 16 second-leg victory over Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night. Two goals from Romelu Lukaku and a strike from Marcus Rashford ensured Manchester United dumped PSG out of the Champions League. However, Juan Bernat Velasco did score for PSG at the Parc des Princes Stadium. Solskjaer, who replaced Jose Mourinho at United last December, is expected to leave the club at the end of the season. But Lukaku believes United are really doing well under their interim manager, adding that the club’s p...
De Gea’s Career Crossroads A Danger To United’s Revival
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De Gea’s Career Crossroads A Danger To United’s Revival

Manchester United’s Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea (R) gestures during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on February 24, 2019. Oli SCARFF / AFP Manchester United’s solitary defeat 16 games into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s caretaker reign in charge against Paris Saint-Germain exposed the gulf the English giants still have to bridge to become a European powerhouse once more. But that the Red Devils travel to Paris on Wednesday trailing only 2-0 from the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie is thanks to David de Gea. The Spanish number one made two brilliant stops from Kylian Mbappe and Juan Bernat three weeks ago as PSG threatened to run riot to again underline his calibre a...
Man United’s Squad Against Crystal Palace Revealed
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Man United’s Squad Against Crystal Palace Revealed

Manchester United have released their line-up that will tackle Crystal Palace in tonight’s Premier League fixture at Selhurst Park, the Mirror UK reports. Manchester United caretaker manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer released a list of 18 players. Solskjaer’s men head to the game following a 1-0 victory over Leicester City in their last Premier League encounter. Below is the Manchester United squad against Crystal Palace: Goalkeepers: David de Gea, Sergio Romero, Lee Grant. Defenders: Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Diogo Dalot, Victor Lindelof, Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling. Midfielders: Andreas Pereira, Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba, James Garner, Fred, Angel Gomes. Attackers: Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku, Tahith Chong. The kick-off time for the match is 9:00 pm.
Solskjaer Has Molde Owners’ Support To Land Full-time Man Utd Job
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Solskjaer Has Molde Owners’ Support To Land Full-time Man Utd Job

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Molde’s owners hope he does not come back to Norway, because they want him to be successful in becoming Manchester United’s permanent manager. Solskjaer is on loan to United for the remainder of the Premier League season, having been appointed caretaker on December 19, as replacement for the sacked Jose Mourinho. United are going through the process of seeking a permanent replacement for Mourinho, although an announcement is not expected until after the English domestic season ends in May. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is known to be a contender, while former France midfielder Zinedine Zidane, most recently Real Madrid’s manager, and Atletico Madrid’s Diego Simeone are also among those who are being considered. Solskjaer, who played for United be...
Hope Uzodinma Reacts To Expulsion From Party
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Hope Uzodinma Reacts To Expulsion From Party

Speaking to journalists on Thursday in Owerri, the state capital, the Director of the Hope Uzodinma Campaign Organisation, Kingsley Ononuju said that the faction led by Daniel Nwafor is not recongised by the national body of the APC, “As they have been suspended by the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole weeks ago which led to the national party setting up a caretaker committee in the state”. He described the action as a mere propaganda, maintaining that Senator Uzodinma remains the APC Governorship Candidate in the state and one to beat in the governorship race. Senator Uzodinma was earlier in the day expelled by a faction of the party on the basis of alleged inordinate and anti-party activities. Chairman of the faction, Daniel Nwafor explain...
De Gea to Become Highest Paid Footballer In EPL History
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De Gea to Become Highest Paid Footballer In EPL History

De Gea is set to become the highest paid footballer in English Premier League (EPL) history, after Manchester United offered him a £400,000 per week pay. The amount was offered to the Spanish International to ward off interest from La Liga Giants Real Madrid. The new deal includes bonuses which will make the 28-year old commit his future to the club. If De Gea agrees to the deal, he will be surpassing the League’s highest earner at present which is Manchester United striker, Alexis Sanchez with his £350,000-a-week deal. De Gea was highly impressive during United’s 1-0 victory at Wembley against Tottenham last Sunday. The game saw the club record its 6th straight win under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Paul Pogba Pleased To Play Under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
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Paul Pogba Pleased To Play Under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has being experiencing great playing time since the arrival of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the caretaker coach. Pogba found himself on the bench under the club’s former head coach, Jose Mourinho, who also stripped him of the assistant captaincy role. Pogba in his statement, made it clear that he “enjoy playing football again” after overcoming his struggles under Mourinho. His less playtime under Mourinho sparked possible move to Junventus, who left their door open for a reunion with the midfielder. On the arrival of Ole Gunner Solskjaer, the french player has registered four goals and three assists. Pogba told United’s official website of his return to prominence: “Obviously it’s good. “The month be...
Man United Name Ole Solskjaer as Caretaker Manager Till End of Season
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Man United Name Ole Solskjaer as Caretaker Manager Till End of Season

                                                                          Ole Solskjaer Manchester United have named former player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker manager until the end of the season, a day after sacking Jose Mourinho. Solskjaer spent 11 seasons at Old Trafford, scoring the winning goal in the 1999 Champions League final. The 45-year-old takes over with United sixth in the Premier League. “Manchester United is in my heart and it’s brilliant to be coming back in this role,” said the Norwegian. “This is an opportunity I had to take. “I’m really looking forward to working with the very talented squad we have, the staff and everyone at the club.” Solskjaer, who earlier this month signed a new deal as manager of Norwegian club Molde, will be joined by ...
Solskjaer Appointed as Caretaker Manager at Manchester United
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Solskjaer Appointed as Caretaker Manager at Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appointed as caretaker manager at Manchester United for the rest of the season, the club management has confirmed. After Tuesday’s sacking of Jose Mourinho for failing to get the desired results for Manchester United, the Red Devils have acted quickly to bring in their former striker and reserve team coach. Solskjaer’s first game in charge will be against one of his former clubs, Cardiff City, on Saturday. Solskjaer had 11 years at United as a player, memorably scoring in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich to seal the treble in 1999, and spent a period as their reserve coach, working with the likes of Paul Pogba.
Breaking: Santiago Solari is Real Madrid’s New Coach
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Breaking: Santiago Solari is Real Madrid’s New Coach

Santiago Solari on Tuesday was confirmed as Real Madrid coach until 2021 following his successful spell in charge as caretaker boss of the European champions. “Real Madrid’s board of directors met today and decided to name Santiago Solari as first team coach until June 30, 2021,” the club announced in a statement. Solari’s anointment as sacked Julen Lopetegui’s permanent successor comes after wins in his first four matches. And with 15 goals scored and only two conceded the 42-year-old Argentinian has established the best ever start for a Real manager. After thrashing Melilla in the Copa del Rey, they won 5-0 away to Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League, between victories over Real Valladolid and Celta Vigo in La Liga. The upturn has left Madrid only four points adrift of league le...
Nigeria’s Fate Beyond 2019 Depends On INEC, Security Agencies— Makarfi
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Nigeria’s Fate Beyond 2019 Depends On INEC, Security Agencies— Makarfi

Kaduna—Former Chairman, Caretaker Committee of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and presidential aspirant of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has warned that Nigeria’s survival will depend on how Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the various security agencies manage the 2019 general election. Senator Makarfi, who spoke with journalists in Kaduna yesterday, said the conduct of the electoral body and security agencies so far have left so much to be desired and does not inspire confidence of their neutrality. Makarfi Senator Makarfi said the continued harassment of PDP governors by the APC-led Federal Government should be a cause for concern for all Nigerians. His words: “INEC and the security agencies must know that the fate of this country squarely lies on ...
PDP Expands Kano Caretaker C’ttee To Accommodate All Interests
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PDP Expands Kano Caretaker C’ttee To Accommodate All Interests

  ABUJA— Following alleged threat by former Education Minister, Ibrahim Shekarau, to quit Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the leadership of the party has resolved to expand the Kano State Caretaker Committee to accommodate all interests.            Kola Ologbondiyan The party also expressed readiness to reconcile all aggrieved  party members even as it pledged to accommodate all and sundry in the interest of party cohesion. In a statement signed by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said it would go the whole hog to frustrate any move to infiltrate its Kano State chapter by enemies of PDP. It said: “The party leadership further assures of its preparedness to engage with all stakeholders in Kano provided all matters in court against the party are withdrawn, as al...
Thugs Break Head of Former APC Chairman For Defecting To Another Party
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Thugs Break Head of Former APC Chairman For Defecting To Another Party

The former APC caretaker chairman in Oriade Local Governments area of Osun State was beaten mericlessly by the yet-to-be identified attackers who fled after breaking his head Hon. Taiwo Fatiregun who recently defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC to the Action Democratic Party, ADP, was allegedly attacked by political thugs said to be his subordinates who felt aggrieved by his defection. The former APC caretaker chairman in Oriade Local Government area of Osun State – was beaten mericlessly by the yet-to-be identified attackers who fled after breaking his head. Hon. Taiwo Fatiregun currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital
Everton Board Split Over Handing Vacant Managerial Role To Sam Allardyce
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Everton Board Split Over Handing Vacant Managerial Role To Sam Allardyce

Former England manager Allardyce met Everton owner Farhad Moshiri on Sunday but there has been no contact since. Moshiri’s seeming desire to lure Atletico Madrid’s Diego Simeone would not have impressed Allardyce, 63, who told one radio station he had not been contacted by the club. Allardyce, Burnley’s Sean Dyche and Watford’s Marco Silva have all been identified as possible replacements for Ronald Koeman, who was sacked by Everton on October 23. Caretaker David Unsworth is another contender for the full-time post. Some among Everton’s hierarchy do see the logic in appointing Allardyce. He not only has a fine record for Premier League survival but he is also available.
Supreme Court Reserves Judgment in PDP Leadership Tussle
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Supreme Court Reserves Judgment in PDP Leadership Tussle

The Supreme Court has reserved judgement in the appeal by Ahmed Makarfi against Ali Modu Sheriff over the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairmanship. The five member panel presided by Justice Walter Onnoghen said the new date will be communicated to parties. Details later... The Supreme Court on Monday reserved judgment on appeal challenging the affirmation of Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff as National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, who presided, reserved the judgment after counsel to parties adopted their written addresses. Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee of the party had on March 16, filed the appeal against Sheriff’s position. The Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt on Feb. 27 declared She...
What Is Wrong With Humanity?! Houseboy Tortured Over Witchcraft Accusation (Video)
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What Is Wrong With Humanity?! Houseboy Tortured Over Witchcraft Accusation (Video)

A young unidentified was repeatedly abused by his caretakers over witchcraft allegations in Edo state. According to an eyewitness, Smart Adoghe, the child was serving as a houseboy to a woman and her family. The abuse reportedly started after a pastor accused the boy of witchcraft. Smart's account; This is what a neighbor of mine did to a child kept in her care. I was told that they accuse the child of witchcraft (one pastor told them) and they have been beating up the child for quite some time now, lock her outside with hands and legs tied till morning. It was brought to my attention by my maiguard who could no longer bear what he sees. The child was so abused that it attracted the attention of neighbors around who almost lynched the said woman and since then nobody knows the ...

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