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Lingard told he can become a ‘God’ like Di Canio at West Ham as Noble airs transfer hope
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Lingard told he can become a ‘God’ like Di Canio at West Ham as Noble airs transfer hope

The England international has been enjoying a productive loan spell in the East End from West Ham, with a permanent deal being mooted Mark Noble is hoping to see Jesse Lingard remain at West Ham beyond the end of his loan spell from Manchester United, with the England international told he can join Paolo Di Canio in securing "God" status with the Hammers. The 28-year-old playmaker has been endearing himself to the East End natives with his efforts since arriving in London, with nine goals and three assists recorded across 12 appearances. There is no purchase option in his current deal, but Noble is eager to see David Moyes explore the option of keeping a rejuvenated performer in his current surroundings.
Nigerian man stabbed to death while trying to protect his son in the U.K
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Nigerian man stabbed to death while trying to protect his son in the U.K

A Nigerian dad, 40, was stabbed to death on a busy London street while trying to protect his son.   Michael Olatunde Fadayomi, who has been hailed as a "pillar of the community", was a football coach and a devoted single dad who was popular in the community.   He was knifed after a fight started on the top floor of a busy bus in North West London on Thursday, April 29.   Nigerian man stabbed to death while trying to protect his son in the U.K   Witnesses said Mr Fadayomi's teenage son - understood to be heading to football training - "had some problems on the bus with someone".   When his father intervened, the confrontation escalated and spilled out onto the pavement.   The son - who has not been named - desperately tri...
Due Process Was Followed In The Appointment of Acting IG Of Police – Buhari
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Due Process Was Followed In The Appointment of Acting IG Of Police – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday explained how Usman Alkali Baba was appointed as acting Inspector-General of Police. The president was fielding questions from State House correspondents on his arrival from London after a routine medical check-up. The president said due process was strictly followed in the selection of the new IGP. He said: “Well, we went through the system. There was a committee by the Minister of Police Affairs, they gave me some names and he happened to be the one chosen. “He knows his job, he has been in it for a long time, he went through all the trainings; he has the necessary experience. So, we have a high expectation from him.” Buhari again challenged the new service chiefs and the acting IGP to work diligently towards meeting the expectati...
No Official Update As Buhari Remains In UK After Two Weeks
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No Official Update As Buhari Remains In UK After Two Weeks

The presidency has remained mum over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from London, the United Kingdom where he is currently undergoing a medical check-up. Recall that on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, exactly two weeks ago, the president departed Nigeria for London where he was expected to receive medical attention from his physician. Prior to his departure, a statement from the Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu, stated that Buhari was expected to return to the country within the second week of April. According to Garba Shehu, the president “is due back in the country during the second week of April 2021.” Meanwhile, the second week ends today, April 15 without an update from the presidency regarding the president’s return. Recall that the president’s trip to the U...
“I Am In London Taking A Short Rest” – Buhari
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“I Am In London Taking A Short Rest” – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is taking a short rest in London, United Kingdom. This is contained in his letter on Thursday to King Abdullah ll Bin Al-Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, following the resolution of a recent rift in the royal family. Buhari said he felt much disturbed when he heard reports of the problem but felt reassured when he learnt that everything had been resolved amicably. “While here in London taking a short rest, I was profoundly disturbed to read from international news agencies of attempts to destabilise the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.” Buhari stated that the King’s exemplary leadership since ascending the throne has attracted worldwide admiration. The President observed relations between Nigeria and Jordan have been excell...
Buhari’s Supporters Storm Abuja House In London
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Buhari’s Supporters Storm Abuja House In London

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari are currently at the Nigerian Diplomatic Mission in London. Popularly known as Abuja House, the protesters stormed the residence with placards which have inscriptions such as “This Storm Will Surely Pass”, “God Loves Nigeria”, “We Are Stronger Together”, among others. Anti-Buhari supporters led by Reno Omokri, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, have been protesting in front of the house for some days. They had asked the president, whom they accused of wasting taxpayers money, to return to Nigeria immediately. Buhari is currently on a medical vacation in the UK. He left the country on the eve of a nationwide strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors.
Buhari Cabal Organises Counter-Protest In London, To Pay £75 Per Participants
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Buhari Cabal Organises Counter-Protest In London, To Pay £75 Per Participants

The Presidency cabal, working with groups in the United Kingdom has planned to organise a counter-protest which will hold on Wednesday in support of President Muhammadu Buhari. SaharaReporters learnt that each participant will be “paid heavily.” It was learnt that every participant in the pro-Buhari rally will be paid £75 (about N40, 000) each – a protest which is being sponsored to quell the voices of Nigerians demanding that Buhari return home to attend to ballooning security and health crises in the country. “The Federal Government is organising a pro-Buhari rally in London for Wednesday. Those to take part will be paid heavily,” a source said. “I received a call from a close few nights ago, asking me to help get people that can attend a pro-Buhari rally because I have a...
Reno Omokri Leads #HarassBuhariOutOfLondon Protest In London
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Reno Omokri Leads #HarassBuhariOutOfLondon Protest In London

I am now here, at Abuja House, to #HarassBuhariOutOfLondon. It is happening! The Police Came But The #HarassBuhariOutOfLondon Went On. A Frightened @MBuhari Refused To Come Out “General @MBuhari is not running a government. He is running a criminal enterprise. He killed #EndSARS protesters and now he is in London to secure his life? Send the coward back to fix the mess he created”- Excerpts of my speech at the ongoing #HarassBuhariOutOfLondon in London General @MBuhari's people called the police on me. I was questioned and let go, the #HarassBuhariOutOfLondon. The police established that we had broken no laws and we were observing proper #COVID19 protocols. This government’s attempt to stop failed big time! #BuhariTormentor https://youtu.be/9_jZ6d5GT2A
Medical Experts Say Nigeria Loses Over ₦576 Billion Yearly To Medical Tourism
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Medical Experts Say Nigeria Loses Over ₦576 Billion Yearly To Medical Tourism

Almost two years after his last private trip to the United Kingdom (UK), President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, jetted out of the country on a medical trip to London for the sixth time since he was sworn into office in 2015. The president and some aides departed the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, for the London ‘routine’ medical check-up around 2:30 p.m. Those at the airport to bid the president farewell included the Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari; Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammed Bello; Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu and other presidential aides. Before departing the Presidential Villa, Buhari had met behind closed doors with security chiefs, where he directed them “to fish out and crus...
President Buhari Arrives London For His Routine Medical Checkup
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President Buhari Arrives London For His Routine Medical Checkup

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in London, United Kingdom where he is to undergo a routine medical check-up. Presidential spokeperson, Bashir Ahmad shared a video of the president disembarking the airplane on Tuesday night, March 31, as he arrived London. The president is expected back in the country in the second week of April. Before his departure, Buhari met with the service chiefs and intensify their efforts towards fighting insecurity in the country. See video below. https://youtu.be/ZU7YzAum40c
Buhari Leaves For London For A Medical Check-up
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Buhari Leaves For London For A Medical Check-up

President Buhari has left for London for a medical checkup. Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad shared pictures of Buhari leaving for London on his Instagram page. President @MBuhari has proceeded to London, the United Kingdom earlier this afternoon, for a routine medical check-up.
Elneny eyeing new contract at Arsenal after earning second chance under Arteta
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Elneny eyeing new contract at Arsenal after earning second chance under Arteta

The Egyptian midfielder spent the 2019-20 season on loan at Besiktas but has been welcomed back into the Gunners fold by a Spanish tactician Mohamed Elneny is looking to complete a remarkable turnaround at Arsenal by landing himself a contract extension. The Egyptian midfielder appeared destined to be heading for the exits when Unai Emery sent him out on loan to Besiktas at the start of the 2019-20 campaign, with alternative options being favoured in north London. Another Spanish coach, Mikel Arteta, has found room for the 28-year-old within his plans, though, and it could be that fresh terms are now thrashed out at Emirates Stadium.
Spurs see legs of Europa League tie with Dinamo Zagreb switched due to city clash
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Spurs see legs of Europa League tie with Dinamo Zagreb switched due to city clash

The Lilywhites are not allowed to play at home on the same evening as a fellow club from the same city, forcing them to alter their schedule Tottenham will be forced to reverse their upcoming Europa League round-of-16 fixtures against Dinamo Zagreb after UEFA ordered them to, the club has confirmed. Jose Mourinho's Spurs, among the frontrunners to take home the trophy this term, were originally set to travel to Croatia on Thursday 11 March before hosting Zoran Mamic's side in north London the following week. But now they will instead welcome the Prva HNL outfit first, before they fly out to fulfil the return fixture on Thursday 18 March in order to avoid a clash with Arsenal.
Thierry Henry steps down as CF Montreal head coach due to family reasons
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Thierry Henry steps down as CF Montreal head coach due to family reasons

Thierry Henry has stepped down as CF Montreal head coach due to family reasons. The 43-year-old is returning to London after 15 months with the Major League Soccer club. Montreal were forced to relocate to the United States last season due to the coronavirus pandemic and Henry was unwilling to leave his family behind again in Canada. Henry said in a statement: "It is with a heavy heart that I've decided to take this decision. The last year has been an extremely difficult one for me personally. "Due to the worldwide pandemic, I was unable to see my children. Unfortunately due to the ongoing restrictions and the fact that we will have to relocate to the US again for several months will be no different. The separation is too much of a strain for me and my kids. "Therefore, ...
Sterling Strikes Early As Leaders Man City Sink Arsenal
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Sterling Strikes Early As Leaders Man City Sink Arsenal

Manchester City’s English midfielder Raheem Sterling (L) jumps to head home the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 21, 2021. Manchester City moved a step closer to the Premier League title as Raheem Sterling’s early goal gave the runaway leaders a 1-0 win against Arsenal on Sunday. Pep Guardiola’s side made it 18 successive victories in all competitions thanks to Sterling’s second-minute header at the Emirates Stadium. With 13 games left, City are 10 points clear of second-placed Leicester, who had closed the gap to seven with a 2-1 win at Aston Villa earlier on Sunday. City have equalled the club record of 11 successive away victories in all competitions, set from May to Nove...
Princess Eugenie welcomes baby boy with husband Jack Brooksbank
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Princess Eugenie welcomes baby boy with husband Jack Brooksbank

Princess Eugenie has given birth to her first child, a baby boy born this morning, Feb 9.   The Queen's granddaughter, 30, had husband Jack Brooksbank at her side at The Portland Hospital in central London where their son was delivered at 8.55am.   This is Queen Eizabeth's ninth great grandchild.   The newborn is 11th in line to the throne.   The couple took to Instagram to announce the birth of their son by sharing a black and white photo showing them holding his tiny hand.     Proud new mother Eugenie followed the post with three blue hearts after welcoming her son at the luxury private hospital where Meghan Markle also gave birth to her son, Archie.   The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Duke of York, Sarah, ...
7-year-old Girl Snatched From her Mother in Broad Daylight as Police Hunt for a Male Suspect
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7-year-old Girl Snatched From her Mother in Broad Daylight as Police Hunt for a Male Suspect

Police have launched a manhunt for a man who snatched a seven-year-old girl from her mother in South London. The girl was reportedly grabbed by an unknown man in Mary Datchelor Close, Camberwell, south London at about 5pm on last October. He later released her, uninjured, and made off on foot. The Met Police has now released an image of a man they want to quiz over the possible attempted abduction or anyone who knows his name and has further information. The Metropolitan Police said: 'At around 17:00hrs on Thursday 22 October 2020, a seven-year-old girl was grabbed by an unknown man in Mary Datchelor Close, Camberwell. 'He dropped her a short time later and left the scene on foot. The girl was not injured and the man made off on foot. 'If you think you know the identity ...
Ziyech feeling settled at Chelsea after ‘difficult’ start to life at Stamford Bridge
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Ziyech feeling settled at Chelsea after ‘difficult’ start to life at Stamford Bridge

The Moroccan has opened up on the early stages of his career with the Blues while also revealing the origin of his 'wizard' nickname Hakim Ziyech says he is finally feeling settled at Chelsea after a "difficult" start to life at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea reached an agreement to sign Ziyech from Ajax for £33 million ($45m) back in February 2020, with the winger committing to a five-year contract in west London. A knee injury delayed his debut, while a hamstring issue in early December saw him miss the majority of the festive period and he has only recently returned to full fitness.
Becca’s biological mum reported dead
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Becca’s biological mum reported dead

Information we are picking has it that the mother of songstress Rebecca Acheampong popularly known in showbiz as Becca has lost her biological mother to the icy hands of death. According to reports, Madam Julie Yiadom-Oti she died last night at her base in London, United Kingdom after battling a short illness. It will be recalled that singer Becca and her mom are at serious loggerheads. Some time ago, the singer’s mother granted several interviews on a different radio station talking about the ill relationship between herself and her daughter in which she blamed her daughter’s husband, Dr Tobi as being the one behind their not so healthy relationship. May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace.
Teen Charged With Murder Of Nigerian Rapper Abiola Akerele aka ‘Nayta The King’
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Teen Charged With Murder Of Nigerian Rapper Abiola Akerele aka ‘Nayta The King’

An 18-year-old young man Rayhan Ali has been charged with the murder of Nigerian rapper Abiola Akerele aka Nayta The King in London. The rapper was fatally stabbed during a fight at about 3.20pm (GMT) in Stondon Walk, East Ham on December 29, London Metropolitan Police said on its website. The police said a special post-mortem examination established the cause of the 28-year-old’s death to be a stab wound to the heart. Mr Ali was arrested around 11pm (GMT) on the same day at an address in Newham on suspicion of murder and charged with murder on Friday. He was due to appear in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, police said. Detective Joanna Yorke from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command (Homicide) said, “Our investigation is continuing at pace and we are wor...
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Woman cycles around London without clothes for charity after flatmate’s dare

A woman stripped naked in the cold to cycle ten miles around London for charity.   Kerri Barnes has raised more than £8,000 after braving the cold and cycling on Sunday, Nov 29, wearing nothing but underwear.   Kerri set out to fundraise for mental health charity Mind, having lost a cousin to suicide and seeing the shocking statistics around it.   But the idea of going naked on a bicycle was not exactly her initial idea.     It was not until her housemate joked a naked bike ride was an option that Kerri decided she would give it a go.   Speaking to LADbible, Kerri said: "I really wanted to do something this year to shine a light on raising awareness of suicide prevention and to raise some money for Mind – because they've ju...
Rita Ora ’embarrassed’ after breaking London lockdown rules
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Rita Ora ’embarrassed’ after breaking London lockdown rules

British singer Rita Ora apologised on Monday for breaking coronavirus lockdown rules after holding a 30th birthday party with friends in a London restaurant. Writing on the social media platform Instagram, Ora called the party, which took place on Saturday in Notting Hill, west London, a "serious and inexcusable error of judgement". "It was a spur of the moment decision made with the misguided view that we were coming out of lockdown and this would be OK," Ora wrote on Instagram. “I feel particularly embarrassed knowing first hand how hard people have worked to combat this terrible illness. "Even though this won’t make it right, I want to sincerely apologise,” she added. London police confirmed that officers had been called to Notting Hill over a breach of Covid-19 regul...
“From Homeless Boy To House Owner Twice” – Bisi Alimi And His Husband Acquire A Second London Home
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“From Homeless Boy To House Owner Twice” – Bisi Alimi And His Husband Acquire A Second London Home

Nigerian gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi and his husband acquired a second home in London as they mark their 4th wedding anniversary. Bisi shared photos of the interior of the house while reminiscing on how far he's come. Bisi said he has gone from that "homeless boy" to a "house owner in London twice". He thanked Nigeria's Funmi Iyanda who invited him on her TV show, New Dawn, to talk about his sexuality years ago. Sharing photos of his house, he wrote: "No better way to celebrate our 4th yr anniversary than acquiring our second home in London. I can’t believe I have moved from that homeless boy, who had the graciousness of his friends who offered him their sofas, to a house owner in London and not once, but twice!! . I especially want to thank @funmiiyanda, this boy ...
Kiddwaya Hooks Up With Billionaire Daughter, DJ Cuppy In London Following Rumours Of Breakup With Erica
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Kiddwaya Hooks Up With Billionaire Daughter, DJ Cuppy In London Following Rumours Of Breakup With Erica

Billionaire son, Terseer Waya, popularly known as Kiddwaya has hooked up with popular disk Jockey, Florence Otedola a.k.a Cuppy, in London. This comes after he sparked break up rumours with Erica after they both unfollowed each other on Instagram. During Kiddwaya’s stay in the house, DJ Cuppy’s name was always on his lips. When asked if he sees himself in a relationship with DJ Cuppy, Kiddwaya said that they were best friends and will prefer not to be in a relationship with her. He added that he does not want to be in a relationship with DJ Cuppy because he respects her and their friendship. “I wouldn’t make any promiscuous move at Cuppy because I respect her. “We are close because we have the same set of friends and our fathers are close friends too.” He said. Wat...
I Tried To Commit Suicide 2 Times, I Was Really Depressed – Tiwa Savage
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I Tried To Commit Suicide 2 Times, I Was Really Depressed – Tiwa Savage

Nigerian songstress Tiwa Savage has recently confessed in a video of attempting to commit suicide on multiple occasions. The songstress revealed in an interview with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on ‘Bounce Live Radio’ where she disclosed that she nearly took her own life after she was bullied as a black kid in London. She said she moved to London with her mother at age 10 and also stated that her strong Nigerian assent was being mocked by her friends in school. In her own words: “I was teased so bad. They used to call me ‘African girl’, ‘Foo foo’, ‘Your food smells’ and so on. It was terrible. It was so bad that I literally tried to kill myself two times. I was really depressed.” https://youtu.be/cp6HL8vpWGs
DJ Cuppy Jets To Dubai With Just Hand Luggage After Waking Up ‘Stressed’
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DJ Cuppy Jets To Dubai With Just Hand Luggage After Waking Up ‘Stressed’

Celebrity disc jockey DJ Cuppy has flown to Dubai, UAE with only a hand luggage. Born Ifeoluwa Otedola, Cuppy said on Tuesday in an Instagram post that she “woke up stressed again” and was on a “one-way ticket to Dubai with just hand luggage.” The 27-year-old took off from London Heathrow Airport. The second of the Otedola children had on Tuesday said on Twitter: “I have to shout out my label @wearePlatoon They LITERALLY let me do WHATEVER I want with my album! #OrginalCopy.”
Nigerian Man, Ernest Ezeajughi Re-Elected Mayor In London
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Nigerian Man, Ernest Ezeajughi Re-Elected Mayor In London

A Nigerian-born Briton, Ernest Ezeajughi from Anambra State was re-elected the Mayor of Brent, London after what was described as splendid first term performance. With his re-election, he has joined many blacks and Nigerians making waves in different parts of the world. The London Borough of Brent is one of the most important boroughs in London. The major areas that form part of it are: Wembley, Kilburn, Willesden, Harlesden and Neasden
Gedoni Welcomes Khafi With A Passionate Kiss As She Returns To Nigeria From UK
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Gedoni Welcomes Khafi With A Passionate Kiss As She Returns To Nigeria From UK

Big Brother Naija reality TV star Khafi Kareem returned to Nigeria on Wednesday and was given a romantic welcome by her fiancé Gedoni Ekpata also of the Big Brother Naija family. Khafi arrived from the UK during the heavy downpour in Lagos but said in a post on Instastories that nothing was going to stop her from seeing her man. On Twitter, she wrote: “Guess who’s back in Nigeria? Sleep on me at your own risk.” The London policewoman’s return to Nigeria comes more than three months after her younger brother Alexander Kareem, 20, was shot dead while riding a scooter near his family home in Shepherd’s Bush, London. The family are gradually getting their lives back as investigation into Alex’s murder continues. Watch video of Gedoni’s romantic welcome for Khafi here; ...
Arsenal told Guendouzi-Aouar deal won’t happen as Lyon have no interest in Gunners midfielder
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Arsenal told Guendouzi-Aouar deal won’t happen as Lyon have no interest in Gunners midfielder

Juninho, who is sporting director of the Ligue 1 outfit, says a French star in north London is “the wrong profile” for his side Arsenal have been informed that no deal involving Matteo Guendouzi and Houssem Aouar will be considered by Lyon, with the Ligue 1 club’s sporting director ruling out a player-plus-cash agreement. The Gunners are reported to have stepped up their interest in a highly-rated 22-year-old playmaker. Aouar continues to see his stock rise in France and, with Lyon set to be without European football in 2020-21, is expected to secure a high-profile switch at some stage in the near future.
Diangana: West Ham captain Noble ‘angry’ after DR Congo-born winger joined West Brom permanently
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Diangana: West Ham captain Noble ‘angry’ after DR Congo-born winger joined West Brom permanently

The DR-Congo born star completed a permanent switch to the Hawthorns after playing a crucial role in their promotion to the Premier League this season West Ham United captain Mark Noble has expressed his anger after Gary Diangana left the club to join newly-promoted West Bromwich Albion on a five-year contract. Friday's move brought an end to Diangana's 10-year stay in London having joined West Ham Academy at the age of 12. The 22-year-old joined West Brom on a season-long loan last summer after struggling to break into the Hammers' first-team, and he made a commanding statement with his return of eight goals in 30 Championship outings as Slaven Bilic's side returned to the English top-flight for the 2020-21 campaign.
‘Ozil has to meet Arsenal halfway’ – Campbell wants end to ‘stand-off’ with World Cup winner
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‘Ozil has to meet Arsenal halfway’ – Campbell wants end to ‘stand-off’ with World Cup winner

The former Gunners defender hopes a compromise can be reached in a long-running saga in north London that suits all parties Mesut Ozil needs to meet Arsenal “halfway” in a long-running “stand-off” that is doing nobody at Emirates Stadium any favours, says Sol Campbell. The opening of another transfer window has seen further questions asked of a World Cup winner in north London. Former Germany international Ozil has entered the final 12 months of a lucrative contract he penned in January 2018.
Gabriel ‘Lands In London To Complete £27m Arsenal Transfer’
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Gabriel ‘Lands In London To Complete £27m Arsenal Transfer’

Lille centre-back, Gabriel Magalhaes, has reportedly landed in London to complete his £27million move to Arsenal. The Brazilian was also a Manchester United and Napoli target but they look to have been beaten to the defender’s signature by the Gunners.https://platform.twitter.com/embed/index.html?dnt=true&embedId=twitter-widget-0&frame=false&hideCard=false&hideThread=false&id=1297826174811475968&lang=en&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fsportinglife.ng%2Fjust-in-gabriel-lands-in-london-to-complete-27m-arsenal-transfer%2F&theme=light&widgetsVersion=223fc1c4%3A1596143124634&width=550px Flight Radar pictures on Twitter show private jet number E55P landing at Luton airport. Earlier this week Romano tweeted: “Gabriel Magalhaes to Arsenal, here we go! ...
Mamman Daura’s Curious London Trip, By Farooq kperogi
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Mamman Daura’s Curious London Trip, By Farooq kperogi

International flights are supposed to be suspended until August 29. But Mamman Daura was allowed to fly to London on August 19 for medical treatment, according to Sahara Reporters. But LEADERSHIP newspaper, the unbearably illiterate propaganda rag of the Buhari regime, said Daura travelled to London only for a “scheduled business trip”! What business trip can’t wait until the airspace is officially reopened? What business is taking place in London amid the raging coronavirus pandemic that warrants flouting Nigeria’s aviation law with such impunity? Is this an admission that the Buhari junta has taken impunity, double standard, and reckless disregard for its own rules as official state policy? Well, if Sahara Reporters is right, as it always is in matters like this,&nb...
George Michael’s ex Fadi Fawaz arrested in London
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George Michael’s ex Fadi Fawaz arrested in London

The former-partner of singer George Michael has been arrested as part of a police probe into a string of hammer attacks on parked cars in London, according to reports.Metropolitan Police officers reportedly arrested Fadi Fawaz in Bethnal Green, east London, on Friday, after a Mercedes, BMW and a Toyota were struck with a hammer.The 47-year-old, who found the Wham! singer dead in his Oxfordshire home in 2016, was videoed wearing a tracksuit bottoms, a shellsuit and flip-flops, as he was arrested by officers, reports The Sun.Police confirmed a man had been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage, possession of a knife and possession of Class A drugs, the paper reports.The alleged arrest comes almost a year after Fawaz's family dismissed claims he is homeless and depressed in London and...
Nigerian Singer, Vivian Welcomes A Set Of Twins After Losing Daughter One Year Ago
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Nigerian Singer, Vivian Welcomes A Set Of Twins After Losing Daughter One Year Ago

Vivian, a London-based Nigerian singer took to social media to share her testimony after welcoming a set of twins. The young lady expressed her gratefulness to God after having a set of twins. Vivian also disclosed that she lost her daughter just a year ago and she is appreciates for having two babies now. She wrote; “Im a Mother to twins. ???❤️ My biggest testimony yet. My biggest blessings. And I honestly doubt this can ever be topped. I can’t stop looking at them.I’m in awe ? To think last year I buried my daughter & this year I gave birth to TWO beautiful healthy babies. I give all glory and thanks to God. There’s honestly nothing that God cannot do. I am celebrating New life, Health and true happiness and this feeling cannot be topped. I went from doubting my body, my capabil...
Dj Cuppy gets dragged on Twitter for claiming her house in London is near Stamford Brigde
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Dj Cuppy gets dragged on Twitter for claiming her house in London is near Stamford Brigde

Billionaire daughter, DJ Cuppy gets called out after she announced that her house in London is near Chelsea stadium. A cross section of the house believe it wasn’t necessary for her to reveal her address or give off such information when no one has asked for it. Others believe she tweeted to spite the less privileged but we think otherwise. The tweet was was not related to her riches but rather football. She made the tweet as an unhappy Manchester United fan living next to the home grounds of her arch rivals, Chelsea FC and the fact that she would see the team’s new poster boy, Timo Werner. See some troll replies below: All this olowo people heeeen ,can be funny sometimes , your house near stamford bridge, Who you help or do u put smile on anyone face over 2 or 3month...
“The Only Disease Right Now Is Racism” – Raheem Sterling Speaks On Racism Over George Floyd’s Death
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“The Only Disease Right Now Is Racism” – Raheem Sterling Speaks On Racism Over George Floyd’s Death

England and Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling has backed protests taking place across the UK, saying "the only disease right now is the racism that we are fighting". Thousands of people have taken part in Black Lives Matter marches in the UK, despite government warnings to avoid mass gatherings because of the threat of coronavirus. "This is the most important thing at this moment in time because this is something that is happening for years and years," Sterling, 25, said. Large protests have been held in London, Bristol, Manchester, Wolverhampton, Nottingham, Glasgow and Edinburgh following the death of American George Floyd. Floyd, 46, died while being arrested on 25 May in Minneapolis. The four officers involved have since been charged over the death, which sparked day...
Man City threaten Chelsea plans for Leicester defender Ben Chilwell
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Man City threaten Chelsea plans for Leicester defender Ben Chilwell

Manchester City are interested in Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell. City have joined Chelsea in the race to sign Chilwell, says the Telegraph. Blues boss Frank Lampard is keen on signing the 23-year-old but Pep Guardiola could be set to rival the west London club once the transfer window reopens this summer. Guardiola has played Benjamin Mendy the most at left-back, with Oleksandr Zinchenko also filling in, but the Spaniard is keen to strengthen the position with the capture of Chilwell. However, the Foxes are said to value Chilwell higher than they did Harry Maguire, who was sold to Manchester United for £80million last summer
Rudiger key to Chelsea Werner transfer coup
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Rudiger key to Chelsea Werner transfer coup

Toni Rudiger played a key role in Chelsea's expected swoop for RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner. Chelsea have emerged as the favourites to land in-demand Werner after offering the forward a bumper £200,000-per-week contract. Liverpool were widely believed to lead the race for the Germany international earlier this season, with Manchester United also believed to be in the running. But Rudiger and Werner know each other from their days at Stuttgart, as well as time spent on international duty. And the defender has been in contact with his Germany team-mate throughout Chelsea's courtship of the forward, according to BILD. Rudiger has reportedly been talking up life in west London, and that has helped convinced Werner to make Chelsea his next move.
Chelsea Star Hudson-Odoi Arrested By Police For Breaching Lockdown In London
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Chelsea Star Hudson-Odoi Arrested By Police For Breaching Lockdown In London

England forward Callum Hudson-Odoi was arrested on Sunday while breaching lockdown at 4am with a model he had met online. Officers went to the 19-year-old Chelsea star’s West London penthouse after a woman rang police and an ambulance, The Sun reports. He was released on bail in the early hours of the morning by police. Hudson-Odoi, who has had coronavirus, is said to have asked the woman to visit him wearing lingerie. It is believed the 19-year-old made contact with the woman on social media on Saturday before inviting her to his penthouse. A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed that an arrest had been made at Hudson-Odoi’s west London apartment after they were called shortly before 4am. “Police and London Ambulance Service were called at 03:53hrs on Sunday 17 May to a report o...
Teen Footballer Stabbed to Death In London
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Teen Footballer Stabbed to Death In London

A 19-year old footballer has died after being stabbed in London in the latest incident of knife crime in the English capital. Francois Kablan was stabbed Wednesday in Southwark, South London. He was found by emergency workers after they received a call to a fight on Great Dover Street. A 17 and 18-year old male have both been arrested in connection to the death. Two others, a 20-year old man and an 18-year old woman were also arrested but have been granted bail. Kablan played for the Harlow Reserves team and was said to be a phenomenal talent. Harlow Reserves manager Adam Connolly said after the incident: “Francois was a wonderful person and player. “A lot of our players went to the same college as Francois, so it’s been hard on everyone within the squad to hear of th...
‘It is too early’ – Mayor Khan says London shouldn’t host Premier League matches yet
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‘It is too early’ – Mayor Khan says London shouldn’t host Premier League matches yet

The English top flight is eyeing a return to the pitch next month after going on hiatus in March due to the coronavirus pandemic London Mayor Sadiq Khan has thrown a potential wrench into the Premier League's proposed return, saying that it is too soon to play matches in England's capital. The Premier League has been suspended since March amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but is eyeing a return next month. On Monday the government cleared the league to resume play on June 1, outlining the plan in a 50-page document for lifting the coronavirus-enforced lockdown in England.
‘Arteta must be shown patience’ – Spanish boss needs time to complete ‘long-term project’, says ex-Gunners forward Baptista
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‘Arteta must be shown patience’ – Spanish boss needs time to complete ‘long-term project’, says ex-Gunners forward Baptista

A former Emirates Stadium favourite believes the club's current manager is capable of turning the team's fortunes around in the coming years Mikel Arteta can be successful at Arsenal if he is shown patience, according to Julio Baptista, who thinks the Spaniard will need time to complete his long-term project in north London. Arteta inherited the managerial reins at the Emirates Stadium from interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg back in December, after spending the last three years as Pep Guardiola's assistant at Manchester City. The Gunners endured a nightmare start to the 2019-20 campaign under Unai Emery, who was drafted in to succeed legendary boss Arsene Wenger in the summer of 2018.
Tottenham are ‘nowhere near’ as good as they were three years ago – Redknapp
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Tottenham are ‘nowhere near’ as good as they were three years ago – Redknapp

The ex-Spurs boss thinks the club have been caught in a downward spiral after failing to pick up any silverware under Mauricio Pochettino Tottenham are "nowhere near" as good as they were three years ago, according to Harry Redknapp, who believes too many top-quality players have left the club over the last couple of seasons. Mauricio Pochettino transformed Spurs into top four regulars and major trophy contenders during his five-year spell in north London, establishing himself as one of the best head coaches in Europe in the process. At one stage, the Lilywhites were seen as dark horses for the Premier League title, with a second-place finish in 2016-17 marking their best showing in the top-flight for over 50 years.
Idris Elba Seen Walking Streets Of London After Recovering From Covid-19
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Idris Elba Seen Walking Streets Of London After Recovering From Covid-19

Renowned actor Idris Elba has been seen walking streets of London for the first time since recovering from coronavirus. The actor, along with his wife Sabrina Dhowre Elb, tested positive for a ‘very mild’ strain of Covid-19 in March. He has won his battle against deadly disease. The 47-year-old was spotted enjoying a walk near his home on Saturday, after he and wife Sabrina returned from self-isolating in New Mexico last month, where Elba was filming when he fell ill. The ‘Luther’ star looked relaxed as he strolled through his neighbourhood as part of his daily exercise during lockdown. He completed the look by stepping out in stylish green sneakers, while he covered his salt-and-pepper locks with a black beanie
West Ham eyeing Atletico Madrid midfielder Hector Herrera
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West Ham eyeing Atletico Madrid midfielder Hector Herrera

West Ham are eyeing Atletico Madrid midfielder Hector Herrera. The Mexico captain only moved to Atletico last summer from Porto, though could be tempted to London this summer. The 30 year-old has a deal to 2022 and after only 14 starts this season is considering his options. The Independent says West Ham are keen where manager David Moyes can offer Herrera regular first team football. Any sale will represent a profit for Atleti, with Herrera having joined in a Bosman transfer
COVID-19: 900 Britons stranded in Nigeria set to return home
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COVID-19: 900 Britons stranded in Nigeria set to return home

The UK government on Friday said nine Hundred British citizens in Nigeria are set to return home on three flights chartered by the United Kingdom Government. A statement from the British High Commission in Abuja said the flights would take off on April 28, Abuja-London; May 1, Lagos-London and May 5, Lagos-London. Many Britons have been evacuated on arranged flights from Lagos and Abuja airports to London on account of the coronavirus pandemic. Once completed, these additional flights will bring the total number of people flown back to the UK from Nigeria on government charter flights to around 2,000. It stated, “The additional charter flights have been arranged for British travellers and their dependents, whose primary residence is the UK. Priority is given to the most vulnera...

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