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Resident doctors reject court order to suspend strike, to appeal ruling
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Resident doctors reject court order to suspend strike, to appeal ruling

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has rejected the court which ordered suspension of their ongoing strike. LIB reported that Justice Bashir Alkali gave the ruling on Friday September 17, following an interlocutory application brought by the Federal Government of Nigeria and Federal Ministry of Health against the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). However in a statement signed by NARD's President Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, and Jerry Isogun, the group's secretary-general, the National Industrial Court in Abuja was accused of denying the doctors fair hearing by refusing to hear their objection, before taking the government’s application for interlocutory injunction. NARD said it has instructed its lawyers to appeal the ruling and file an application for...
Actress Ejine Okoroafor says she was almost arrested in Paris for using ‘fake’ Euro notes she allegedly got from a Nigerian bank
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Actress Ejine Okoroafor says she was almost arrested in Paris for using ‘fake’ Euro notes she allegedly got from a Nigerian bank

Actress Ejine Okoroafor has claimed that she was almost arrested in Paris for using ''fake Euro notes'' she allegedly got from a Nigerian bank. According to the actress, she got to know the notes were fake after trying to purchase some items in a mall on Thursday September 16. She added that when she took the money to a bank, the cash machine seized the €2000 that was rightfully placed and rejected the last squeezed €500, with a receipt that the money is fake. Ejine also claimed that she almost got into trouble when took the money to Moneygram with a friend to confirm its authenticity and eventually had to go to the police station for a report. She also claimed that when the bank manager of the Nigerian bank was called, he said they've been told to "stop issuing that cash." alhou...
No more amnesty for bandits – Governor Matawalle
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No more amnesty for bandits – Governor Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state has said that the amnesty offer for bandits have been taken off the table as they rejected it before now. Matawalle who spoke in Gusau, Zamfara state capital said bandits are now seeking for dialogue following the ongoing offensive carried out by the military in the state. The Governor appealed to residents to be patient and support new security measures put in place to flush out bandits and their collaborators to restore peace in the state, and also warned politicians against giving any form of support to bandits to perpetuate their evil acts. Matawalle said; “My administration will no longer grant amnesty to bandits as they have failed to embrace the peace initiative earlier extended to them."
Onana: Ajax ready to allow Inter Milan target to leave for free next summer
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Onana: Ajax ready to allow Inter Milan target to leave for free next summer

The Cameroon goalkeeper could not secure a move in the just-concluded window and he rejected an offer to continue his career at the Johan Cruyff Arena Ajax director of football, Marc Overmars said they are ready to release Andre Onana for free in July 2022 if no decent transfer offer is submitted in the winter transfer window. Onana has entered the final year of his contract with the Sons of the Gods and he has rejected their offer for an extension. During the just-concluded summer transfer window, the Cameroon international was a subject of interest from Arsenal and Inter Milan but the two clubs could not find an agreement with Ajax for a deal.
Fetish women put men inside bottle – Relationshp expert Blessing Okoro
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Fetish women put men inside bottle – Relationshp expert Blessing Okoro

Relationship expert, Blessing Okoro, has rubbished claims that actress, Annie Idibia, is fetish. Recall that Annie called out her husband, 2Face Idibia, on her Intastories last night, and accused him of being too close to his baby mama, Pero Osayemi. According to Annie 2face went on vacation with his children from Pero and stayed in the same house with Pero, an act she found disrespectful. She also mentioned that 2face's family have rejected her since the beginning of their marriage. Following her outburst, 2Face's brother, Charles, came online to attack her and alleged that she and her mother were doing ''juju''. Reacting to Charles claim, Blessing in a video released, argued that if Annie was truly fetish, 2Face would never be unfaithful as she would have ''locked him...
Juventus rejects Man Utd’s Cavani offer despite Ronaldo’s transfer
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Juventus rejects Man Utd’s Cavani offer despite Ronaldo’s transfer

Juventus rejected the opportunity to sign Edinson Cavani from Manchester United, shortly after selling Cristiano Ronaldo to the Premier League side. The former Serie A champions allowed Ronaldo to leave for £19.6m. The 36-year-old’s exit left Juve light in their attack, but they eventually signed Moise Kean on loan from Everton. Calciomercato, however, reports they were offered the chance to land Cavani from United. Cavani moved to Old Trafford last summer and proved to be a big hit, but he might find his game time limited with Ronaldo’s arrival. It is understood he was offered to both Juventus and Barcelona. However, the Italian club “never took Cavani into consideration” with the issue thought to be a financial one. The striker pockets €9m-a-year in M...
Transfer deadline day: Man United take final decision on Cavani, Martial’s Barca, PSG moves
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Transfer deadline day: Man United take final decision on Cavani, Martial’s Barca, PSG moves

Manchester United have taken a final decision concerning the future of Edinson Cavani and Anthony Martial at the club. Cavani is attracting interest from Barcelona but the former Premier League champions said they have no intention of selling the Uruguayan and Martial before tonight’s 11 pm deadline, according to The Athletic. With the transfer deadline fast approaching, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will now be keen to keep hold of his star players. Manchester United have already allowed Daniel.James  join Leeds United for £25m but have a different approach to Martial and Cavani. According to The Athletic, he wants both players as part of his plans this year. Reports surfaced today of the Catalan giants opening talks with the Red Devils over a late deal for the Urugu...
Basket Mouth’s wife, Elsie narrates how two hospitals Rejected her when she Went into Labour at midnight
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Basket Mouth’s wife, Elsie narrates how two hospitals Rejected her when she Went into Labour at midnight

Elsie Okpocha,  the wife of comedian Basket Mouth, has narrated how two hospitals rejected her when she went into labour at midnight. The mother-of-three, who welcomed her third child weeks ago, said she was rejected by the hospitals on the grounds that she didn't have her antenatal with them. When she was finally accepted by a hospital after 40 minutes of driving around,  she said she suffered a cord prolapse, causing doctors and nurses to panic. They had to perform an emergency cesarean section to save mother and baby. Thankfully, both survived. The baby girl has been named Maya Chiagoziem Okpocha. Read her story below.
Real Madrid return with €170m Mbappe bid as PSG star’s transfer grows closer
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Real Madrid return with €170m Mbappe bid as PSG star’s transfer grows closer

The Liga giants are growing more confident they will be able to land the 22-year-old superstar Real Madrid have made a second bid for PSG star Kylian Mbappe and are optimistic their offer of €170 million (£146m/$200m) plus €10m (£9m/$12m) in add-ons will be enough to land the forward, Goal can confirm. The Blancos made an opening bid of  €160m (£137m/$188m) earlier this week, which was rejected by PSG. But after increasing their bid, the Spanish giants are growing increasingly confident they will be able to close a deal for the 22-year-old superstar.  
PSG react as Real Madrid bid €160m for Mbappe
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PSG react as Real Madrid bid €160m for Mbappe

Paris Saint-Germain have rejected a €160m bid from Real Madrid for Kylian Mbappe. Transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, confirmed this in a tweet on Tuesday night. According to him, Mbappe has turned down three contract offers from PSG, as he is keen to leave for Spain. Romano wrote: “Confirmed. Real Madrid have made a formal bid for €160m to sign Kylian Mbappe immediately. NO green light from Paris Saint-Germain yet. ️ “Kylian Mbappe has turned down more than three different proposals from PSG to extend the contract. He’s waiting too.” Mbappe has less than one year left on his current deal at Parc des Princes. The 22-year-old has netted 92 times in 109 league appearances since joining the club on loan in 2017.
Church keyboardist allegedly stabs college student for rejecting his advance
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Church keyboardist allegedly stabs college student for rejecting his advance

Police has arrested a man for allegedly stabbing a 20-year-old student, Faith Makau, with a knife after she rejected his advances. Both Makau and her alleged attacker fellowship at a local church in Mwingi, where they are members of the youth group. Speaking to The Standard on Saturday, the hospitality student at Kenya Utalii College, Kitui campus, says her brush with death happened on Thursday, August 19. According to Faith, the 24-year-old suspect who plays the keyboard in their church, attempted to kill her by stabbing her three times in the abdomen. Makau says her harrowing ordeal occurred at 9:00 am when she’d left her rented house in Mwingi Town to buy airtime from a nearby shop. “On my way to the shop, I met the suspect, who requested me to help him carry musical ...
2023: PDP accuses APC of using EFCC to hound opposition, dissenting voices
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2023: PDP accuses APC of using EFCC to hound opposition, dissenting voices

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday, accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration of using security agencies, particularly the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to hound and harass PDP leaders in a renewed move to cow and weaken opposition formation ahead of the 2023 general elections. In a statement on Saturday by Kola Ologbondiyan, the National Publicity Secretary of the party, no amount of intimidation, harassment and use of anti-graft agencies can cow or make the PDP surrender or abdicate the mandate already given to it by Nigerians come 2023. The PDP said the APC is aware that it has been rejected by Nigerians having failed woefully and that there is no way it can win elections under any condition. He said...
Sergio Aguero rejects Barcelona’s No. 10 jersey
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Sergio Aguero rejects Barcelona’s No. 10 jersey

Sergio Aguero has turned down the opportunity to wear Barcelona’s legendary number 10 shirt, according to Sport’s Albert Roger. Aguero, one of Barcelona’s new signings, who wore the exact number for Manchester City before moving to Barcelona in the summer, was told to take the number 10 jersey by second captain Gerard Pique. However, the former Manchester City striker rejected the possibility of taking over the number made vacant by Lionel Messi’s departure to Paris Saint-Germain. Barca’s number 10 jersey has been worn by players such as Diego Maradona, Pep Guardiola, Hristo Stoichkov, Romario, Rivaldo, Riquelme, Ronaldinho. The brand of Barcelona’s number 10 jersey has become synonymous with Messi and Aguero may have rejected it given all the pressure that comes with the s...
Pogba takes decision on future with Man Utd after Messi joins PSG
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Pogba takes decision on future with Man Utd after Messi joins PSG

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has rejected a new contract to stay at the club after Lionel Messi finally joins Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night. Pogba’s future has been simplified in one sense by Messi’s move to PSG. PSG were keen on signing Pogba this summer and had been preparing a £40million bid for the France international following lengthy discussions with his representatives. However, the French Ligue 1 giants can no longer afford to sign Pogba this summer after signing Messi from Barcelona. Metro UK reports that Pogba will now walk away from Man United on a free next summer. The 28-year-old is entering the sixth and final year of his deal at Old Trafford, which he signed in 2016. Man United are keen to keep Pogba but negotiations ove...
Barcelona reject chance to re-sign midfielder
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Barcelona reject chance to re-sign midfielder

Barcelona have rejected the chance to re-sign Arthur Melo from Juventus, according to Sport. However, they are still in talks to send Miralem Pjanic back to the Serie A giants. Pjanic joined Barca as part of a swap deal that saw Arthur move to Juve. Both players are understood to be open to a move back to their former clubs but Juventus are believed to be much more open to the move than Barça. During negotiations with the Turin club, Arthur expressed his desire to re-join the club as part of the Pjanic deal. However, the club has outrightly rejected the proposal. Barcelona are not keen to bring back the Brazilian despite his willingness to accept a pay cut, because of his perceived lack of professionalism, poor injury record and lack of on-field impact dur...
Aunty allegedly sells one-year-old niece to her Boyfriend in Enugu
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Aunty allegedly sells one-year-old niece to her Boyfriend in Enugu

Policemen at Agwu police station in Enugu state have arrested one Chinaza Okoh for allegedly kidnapping her one-year-old niece, Chisom Adumike, in Amankwu Olikwu Awgu community in the Awgu Local Government Area of the state and selling her off to her boyfriend. Punch reports that the victim was coming from school on July 28 when Okoh allegedly abducted her on the school field. Speaking on the incident, the community youth leader, Sunday Nwafor, said that while the woman had been arrested, efforts to recover the child had been abortive. “On July 28, Chisom was taken by her mother to school, while she left for the farm. They had an evening lesson that day, which made the school close around 4pm. But when Chisom’s mother came back from the farm around 5pm, she started looking for her,...
Details of Lukaku’s deal with Chelsea revealed
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Details of Lukaku’s deal with Chelsea revealed

Romelu Lukaku has flown to London to complete his £97.5m (€115m) move to Chelsea from Inter Milan, according to Sky Sports. The striker underwent the first part of his medical in Milan on Monday. The paperwork has now been lodged with club lawyers, and once that is formalised, Lukaku will sign a five-year contract with the Blues. It is believed to be worth £200,000 a week. Inter have previously rejected two offers for the 28-year-old, the second of which was worth £85m (€100m) plus left-back Marcos Alonso. Lukaku left Chelsea in 2014 after making only 15 appearances following his arrival from Anderlecht in 2011. Since then he has gone on to become one of the most prolific strikers in Europe. The Belgium international netted 87 goals in 166 g...
Chelsea prepare new Lukaku bid of up to €130m
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Chelsea prepare new Lukaku bid of up to €130m

The Blues are ready to step up their pursuit of the Inter striker, and Aston Villa target Tammy Abraham could be sold to make room Chelsea are preparing a new bid for Inter striker Romelu Lukaku of up to €130 million (£111m/$154m), Goal can confirm. Lukaku is being tipped to return to Stamford Bridge this summer as Thomas Tuchel seeks to bolster his attacking options at Chelsea ahead of his first full season in charge. Goal has reported that the Blues have already seen an opening offer of €100m (£85m/$119m) for the Belgian rejected , which included Spanish full-back, Marcos Alonso, as a potential makeweight.
I rejected N100k to wear a wedding dress – Speed Darlington
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I rejected N100k to wear a wedding dress – Speed Darlington

Singer Speed Darlington has said that he rejected N100k to wear a wedding dress. Sharing a photo of Instagram comedian Zic Saloma in a female outfit, the singer noted that some guys "will do anything to get laughters". Speed Darlington who described himself as "next President of Nigeria", added that he wondered how people will feel to see him in a female outfit. He wrote;   Someone try to pay me 100,000 naira to dress up in a wedding dress I instantly reject. my brothers will do almost anything for laugh this shit is crazy. How scorpion King next president of Nigeria ?? be seen in a dress a wedding dress at that? I don’t need laugh that bad
Benin Republic Rejects Sunday Igboho’s Extradition to Nigeria
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Benin Republic Rejects Sunday Igboho’s Extradition to Nigeria

The Republic of Benin has rejected the extradition of Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Igboho to Nigeria. Recall that Benin security agents took Igboho and his wife into custody in neighbouring Cotonou on the night of Monday, July 19, under directives from the Nigeria, as the activist was reportedly planning to travel to Germany with his wife who is a German citizen. A robust legal challenge  by Igboho's legal team against the Benin government has now stapled his extradition to Nigeria despite the FG's insistence that he be extradited to Nigeria to face allegations of weapons stockpiling and activities that threaten the country. Despite immense pressure from Nigeria, Benin Republic on Wednesday, July 21, reportedly insisted that it would not be part of any process that was against...
Arsenal take decision on player to inherit Ozil’s no 10 shirt
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Arsenal take decision on player to inherit Ozil’s no 10 shirt

  It appears Arsenal have handed Emile Smith Rowe their iconic number 10 shirt for the 2021/2022 season, the UK Metro reports. The shirt has been worn by the likes of Dennis Bergkamp, Paul Merson and, most recently, Mesut Ozil. Smith Rowe, 20, became a regular face in Mikel Arteta’s first team last season, making 33 appearances in all competitions. A fan snapped a photo with the player while the first team were training in Edinburgh and he was sporting a tracksuit jacket with the number 10 on the front. The squad numbers for the 2021/22 season are yet to be confirmed by Arsenal, but this appears a huge clue that Smith Rowe has ditched his previous number 34. The shirt number has been vacant since Ozil left the Emirates in January. Smith Rowe taking the number ...
Senate rejects Lauretta Onochie as INEC Commissioner
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Senate rejects Lauretta Onochie as INEC Commissioner

Nomination of President Muhammadu Buhari's aide, Lauretta Onochie as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been rejected by the Nigerian senate. The decision was taken on Tuesday July 13 as the senate resumed its sitting. It came after a report by the senate committee on INEC, in which it was stated that her nomination breached federal character principle was considered. Chairman of the Committee, Kabir Gaya who cited Section 14 (1) 3 of the constitution, pointed out that someone from her zone is already a commissioner.
Lokonga set for Arsenal medical ahead of £18m move from Anderlecht
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Lokonga set for Arsenal medical ahead of £18m move from Anderlecht

The Gunners have reached an agreement with the Belgian club over a transfer for the 21-year-old midfielder Arsenal have agreed a deal in principle worth up to £18 million ($25m) with Anderlecht for the transfer of Albert Lokonga. The Gunners have been locked in talks with the Belgium club for weeks over the 21-year-old and have seen previous bids rejected. But an agreement has now been reached, with the midfielder set to be given the green light to undergo his medical.
COVID-19: Fury, Wilder fight not postponed, says promoter
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COVID-19: Fury, Wilder fight not postponed, says promoter

Tyson Fury’s promoters Top Rank have rejected a report claiming the trilogy fight against Deontay Wilder has been postponed. ESPN reported that a Covid outbreak in Fury’s camp means the fight must be pushed back from its July 24 date. A statement from Top Rank to Sky Sports said: “We continue to monitor the health status of Tyson and his team and the status of the event has not changed to date.” Fury has promised to deliver a swift victory over America’s Wilder in the fight at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. He handed Wilder a brutal beating in seven one-sided rounds in their second fight in February 2020. Their first fight, in December 2018, ended in a controversial split-decision draw in which Fury was knocked down twice. Fury had been preparing for a money-spinning un...
Osun: APC group rejects Oyetola’s LG caretaker committee appointments
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Osun: APC group rejects Oyetola’s LG caretaker committee appointments

An All Progressives Congress(APC) caucus group, The Osun Progressives (TOP), has rejected the Local Government Caretaker Committee appointments made by Governor Gboyega Oyetola. Recall that the Speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly, Timothy Owoeye announced names of the Local Government Caretaker Committee appointments in the state’s assembly on Thursday. The group faulted the lists sent to the House of Assembly by Governor Oyetola and described it as “unacceptable”. The chairman of the group, Adelowo Adebiyi disclosed this in a communique after their General Meeting on Thursday. The group said, “while it is truly not possible for everyone to be appointed at the same time, the brazen exclusion of non-members of the IleriOluwa Group was distastefully sufficient for anybody...
Dortmund ‘not happy’ with Man Utd deal for Jadon Sancho
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Dortmund ‘not happy’ with Man Utd deal for Jadon Sancho

  Borussia Dortmund CEO, Hans-Joachim Watzke, has admitted they are “not happy” with Manchester United’s deal to sign Jadon Sancho. The German club on Thursday confirmed an agreement with United for an €85 million (£73.1m) fee. Last summer, the Red Devils failed to sign Sancho as Dortmund stood firm over their €120m (£108m) asking price. This month, United have seen two bids worth €72m (£61.9m) and €78m (£67.1m) rejected by the Bundesliga outfit. But with Sancho making it clear that he is keen on a return to England, Dortmund accepted United’s third offer. “We’re not happy about the money. We’re sad that he’s gone. “At the end of the day, it was Jadon’s exemplary wish to leave, we would have preferred to keep him here. “But he behaved fantastic and gave eve...
Arsenal reject £30m Aston Villa bid for Smith Rowe as Premier League rivals make second attempt to sign winger
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Arsenal reject £30m Aston Villa bid for Smith Rowe as Premier League rivals make second attempt to sign winger

The Gunners have reiterated that the 20-year-old playmaker is not for sale after the midlands club raised their initial offer by £5m Arsenal have rejected a second offer from Aston Villa for Emile Smith Rowe. The Gunners knocked back an initial bid of £25 million ($35m) from Villa for their young playmaker two weeks ago and made it clear that he was not for sale. Tthat stance has not put off the midlands outfit, who have now returned with an improved offer for the 20-year-old.
God has rejected Obasanjo, Northern crisis’ll wipe out Buhari’s people – CAC prophet
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God has rejected Obasanjo, Northern crisis’ll wipe out Buhari’s people – CAC prophet

Prophet Segun Adebayo of Christ Apostolic Church, CAC, has said God has rejected ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. Prophet Adebayo said God rejected Obasanjo because he failed to use the opportunity he was given to clean up Nigeria’s mess in 1999. Addressing reporters in Lagos, the cleric said Obasanjo was disobedient to God and “the grace has left him”. He also predicted a crisis in the North that would wipe out President Muhammadu Buhari’s people. The prophet said: “The Lord sent the hosts of heaven with many swords. The swords have not gone back. There will be a crisis in the North; the people of Buhari will be no more. Where is the generation of Murtala Mohammed? “Obasanjo was a beloved of God but he was disobedient. The grace has left him. When he got there in 1999 was wh...
Arsenal edging closer to £50m White deal
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Arsenal edging closer to £50m White deal

Talks between the Gunners and Brighton have progressed over the 23-year-old centre-back Arsenal are edging closer to the signing of Ben White from Brighton. The clubs have been in regular dialogue since the Gunners had an initial offer of around £40 million ($56m) rejected for the 23-year-old defender. And while a deal has still yet to be struck, Goal can confirm that negotiations are progressing well and both sides are now close to reaching an agreement.
Arsenal’s £40m Bid for Ben White rejected
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Arsenal’s £40m Bid for Ben White rejected

  Arsenal has seen a £40m bid for Ben White rejected by Brighton, according to Sky Sports. However, both Premier League clubs remain in talks over the defender. The Gunners are expected to return with an improved offer for the 23-year-old, who is currently at the Euros with England. White made 36 appearances in the league last season for Brighton, after spending the 2019/2020 campaign on loan at Leeds. Brighton finished 16th and had the joint-best defence in the bottom half of the league with 46 goals conceded. Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, is looking to bolster their defence after finishing eighth in the Premier League and missing out on European football. Gabriel, Calum Chambers, Pablo Mari, and Rob Holding were the most-used players in the middle last seas...
Arsenal Reject Third Xhaka Offer
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Arsenal Reject Third Xhaka Offer

  Arsenal have rejected a third bid from Roma manager, Jose Mourinho, trying to lure Granit Xhaka to Italy, according to Roma Press. Xhaka is a top target for Mourinho as the Portuguese looks to rebuild Roma for the 2021/2022 season. The 28-year-year has two years left on his current contract with Arsenal. Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has been left unimpressed with the bids so far for Swiss midfielder. Arteta is expected to see Xhaka leave Emirates after five years, with the club following another mixed season. The Spaniard is looking to replace Xhaka with Wolves’ Ruben Neves.
Swansea jump ahead of Arsenal for Millwall teen Abdul Abdulmalik
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Swansea jump ahead of Arsenal for Millwall teen Abdul Abdulmalik

The race for Millwall's England under-17 prospect Abdul Abdulmalik is heating up. The Daily Mail says Swansea have had an approach for Abdulmalik rejected. The Welsh side have made the first move for exciting forward Abdulmalik who has also been watched by Arsenal and Scottish champions Rangers. And the growing interest in their 18 year-old academy product represents a dilemma for Millwall. His current contract expires at the end of this month. Millwall confirmed when announcing their retained list last month that they have offered Abdulmalik, a regular scorer at youth level who joined the Lions in 2018, a professional deal. But he is ready to move on rather than extend his contract to stay at The Den.
Sancho to Become Second Highest paid Man Utd player
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Sancho to Become Second Highest paid Man Utd player

  Borussia Dortmund winger, Jadon Sancho, will become the second-highest earning player at Manchester United if he completes a transfer this summer. United are still on Sancho, after being rebuffed in their attempts 12 months ago. The two clubs remain at loggerheads over a fee for the England international and the Red Devils have seen a £67million bid rejected on Thursday. Dortmund want £80m instead to part ways with their No 7. Despite this setback, United have agreed personal terms with Sancho. According to the Guardian, the 21-year-old is set to be handed a five-year deal worth around £350,000-a-week. In doing so, the England international would become the second-highest earner at the club, just shy of goalkeeper David de Gea’s £375,000-a-week deal. He will...
Euro 2020: Tension in France Camp as Mbappe ‘Rejects’ Giroud’s Apology
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Euro 2020: Tension in France Camp as Mbappe ‘Rejects’ Giroud’s Apology

  Kylian Mbappe has rejected an apology from his France teammate, Olivier Giroud, over remarks he made after their 3-0 win over Bulgaria on Tuesday. This has led to tension in the camp of the world champions, as they seek success in Euro 2020. Giroud came off the bench in the second half to score twice against the Bulgarians. After the game, the Chelsea striker said: “‘Sometimes you make the runs and the ball is not arriving. Perhaps we could have found each other better, there it is.” Mbappe was furious by his comments and even asked coach Didier Deschamps if he could call a press conference to give his side of the story, as he felt they were directed at him. RMC Sport reports Deschamps rejected his request, but the issue appears to have deepened. Giroud has ...
Jadon Sancho Names two ex-Chelsea Players he Admired
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Jadon Sancho Names two ex-Chelsea Players he Admired

  Borussia Dortmund winger, Jadon Sancho, has revealed that Chelsea legends Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba were two of his biggest inspirations while he was growing up. The 21-year-old is being strongly linked with a transfer to Manchester United, with the Red Devils reportedly having seen a £67m bid rejected this week. But growing up in South London, Chelsea were the team Sancho supported. Speaking in an interview with talkSPORT, Sancho was asked who were his main footballing models during his youth. “I’d probably say Frank Lampard. I was a Chelsea fan growing up, I can’t lie! Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard were my favourite players at the time. “I just love Frank Lampard and how he played his game; he was so direct and so composed on the ball. I like things l...
Why I Rejected Tottenham Job – Conte
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Why I Rejected Tottenham Job – Conte

  Former Inter Milan and Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has revealed why he rejected a move to coach Tottenham Hotspur. Conte said that he wasn’t ‘convinced’ by the project sold to him by Tottenham’s board during talks to become the club’s next manager. The 51-year-old was in advanced negotiations with Tottenham earlier this month with a view to replacing Jose Mourinho, who is now the coach of AS Roma. Speaking on why he rejected a move to Tottenham, Conte was quoted by Metro UK as saying, “Money is not my obsession. “I look at projects and I am ready to stay at home if they don’t convince me. “I like difficult challenges, but if there is something with a club that does not convince me, I prefer to say: no, thank you.”
Tuchel Ready to Sell Hudson-Odoi
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Tuchel Ready to Sell Hudson-Odoi

Chelsea are open to selling Callum Hudson-Odoi this summer, according to the UK Times. Hudson-Odoi started at right wing-back in Thomas Tuchel’s first game in charge. However, the 20-year-old went on to start only 10 more games in all competitions. Bayern Munich have reignited their interest in Hudson-Odoi and are now considering a move this summer. Chelsea will consider offers for the winger, given the wealth of options Tuchel has at his disposal in similar attacking positions. Bayern had several offers rejected by Chelsea in 2019, including a bid worth £35 million. But the Bundesliga champions are now exploring the possibility of making a fresh move for him.
Arsenal Lose Out on Buendia as EPL Rivals Agree £33m deal
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Arsenal Lose Out on Buendia as EPL Rivals Agree £33m deal

  Aston Villa have beaten Arsenal to the signing of Norwich City midfielder, Emiliano Buendia, according to Sky Sports. The Midlands club have agreed a club-record £33m fee with the Canaries. The 24-year-old is has now completed a medical in Argentina. The proposed move also set to be a selling record for Norwich, who had also rejected an offer from Arsenal. It is believed the fee could rise to nearly £40m with bonus add-ons. Buendia was named Championship player of the season for 2020/2021 following their promotion to Premier League. He scored 15 goals and registered 16 assists, creating more chances than any other player in the division.
Three Security Personnel Arrested for Vandalizing Sections of Railways in Nasarawa
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Three Security Personnel Arrested for Vandalizing Sections of Railways in Nasarawa

Three security personnel working with the Nigerian Police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been arrested for vandalising sections of the railways in Nasarawa State. One Samuel Asoloko said to be a personnel of the Nigerian Legion and a Chinese Nationale identified as Marra Thai were also arrested. Special Adviser to the Governor on infrastructure, Yusuf Abubakar Musa, a former Supervisory Councillor on the Education of Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area, Mohammed Isiaka and Samuel Shagbaor, a principal technical officer of the railway corporation covering the Agyaragu area of the state were also arrested. The state Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe who paraded the suspects at the police headquarters in Lafia, the state capital on Thursday Ma...
Fitness expert , Bunmi George Narrates how her Marriage was Tested when her Pilot husband lost his job 9 days after their Second Child was born
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Fitness expert , Bunmi George Narrates how her Marriage was Tested when her Pilot husband lost his job 9 days after their Second Child was born

  A businesswoman has narrated how her marriage was tested when her husband lost his job as a pilot 9 days after the birth of their second son. Bunmi George, the founder of Shredder Gang, told of how heralled her while she was still abroad after the birth of their second son, to tell her that he had been laid off. From then on, she said adjustments began. Rather than stay 3 months abroad to recover as she did with their first child, she returned to Nigeria after four weeks and a half. Then, they had to sell her husband's car and manage hers. They also had to let go of most of their domestic staff, including the housekeeper and cook, and Bunmi said she had to start entering the kitchen again, in addition to caring for two children and h...
Ghislaine Maxwell Pictured with Black Eye in First Photo From Prison
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Ghislaine Maxwell Pictured with Black Eye in First Photo From Prison

An image of imprisoned British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has emerged showing her with bruising under her left eye. The 59-year-old is currently detained in a New York jail as she awaits trial on allegations she helped deceased financier Jeffrey Epstein to groomed and traffic young girls for sexual abuse. This comes after a three-judge panel previously rejected several bail requests by Maxwell’s lawyers, who argued that she was being deprived of sleep while incarcerated due to wellness checks by corrections officers. The image was sent to a judge yesterday by her legal team, to support fresh complaints about her treatment behind bars. In a filing from Thursday afternoon, Maxwell’s attorney Bobbi Sternheim said the defendant noticed a black eye last night and was then c...
Transfer: Mourinho Rejects Offer from UK Top Club, Gives Reason
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Transfer: Mourinho Rejects Offer from UK Top Club, Gives Reason

  Jose Mourinho has rejected his first job offer a week after his sacking by Tottenham Hotspur. Mourinho reportedly turned down the offer on the ground that he is not ready to return to management at the moment. Sunday Times football journalist, Duncan Castles claimed that the Portuguese tactician has turned down offers from Scottish giants, Celtic, telling them he is not ready to return to the game just yet. Mourinho, 58, was sacked by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy last Monday, less than a week before their Carabao Cup final against Manchester City, which they lost 1-0. And Celtic was one of the teams believed to have called the former Chelsea boss to handle their team “My information is that the first of those approaches came from Celtic Football Club, who are in ...
Man Bags 20 Years in Prison for setting Fire to Car and Home of Woman who Rejected his Advances
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Man Bags 20 Years in Prison for setting Fire to Car and Home of Woman who Rejected his Advances

A man was sentenced to 20 years in prison after a jury convicted him of setting a woman’s home and car on fire after she rejected his unwanted advances. Jerel Jay Wilson, 29, of Union City, Georgia was found guilty of simple battery and first- and second-degree arson in the attacks, which began Sept. 11, 2018, officials said. According to Cobb prosecutors, Wilson broke into the woman’s apartment, burned her bedroom, followed her and physically attacked her after she spurned his advances. “In 2018, jealousy and rejection left a path of destruction,” Assistant District Attorney Jared Horowitz, who prosecuted the case, said in a statement. Authorities said on Sept. 10, Wilson had been texting the woman about her new boyfriend. “On the morning of the 11th, he texted her a pi...
How Accountant Shot by Robbers Died after allegedly Being Rejected by Lagos Hospitals
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How Accountant Shot by Robbers Died after allegedly Being Rejected by Lagos Hospitals

An accountant who was shot by robbers in Lagos died after allegedly being rejected by hospitals. Odiri Onosigho, 32, was waiting at the First Gate bus stop, Festac, in the Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, on April 15, when he was shot by robbers trying to collect his phone. His sister, who spoke to Punch, narrated how he died after Lagos hospitals allegedly rejected him due to a lack of police report. On the fateful day, Odiri and his friend, Michelle, were at the bus stop around 6am, waiting to board a bus to work. While waiting, robbers appeared suddenly and shot Odiri in the chest while dispossessing him of his phone. Passers-by and commuters ran to safety and when Michelle returned to search for Odiri, she found him lying on the ground in a pool...
Billionaire Businessman John Henry Rejects £3billion offer From Middle East to Sell Liverpool Football Club
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Billionaire Businessman John Henry Rejects £3billion offer From Middle East to Sell Liverpool Football Club

Liverpool’s billionaire owner and president of Fenway Sports Group, John Henry has reportedly rejected an astonishing offer of £3billion to sell the club. According to a new report, a bid from the Middle East was submitted to owner, John Henry, before news broke early this week of the club’s involvement in the failed European Super League. According to the Mirror, John Henry rejected the bid. Liverpool's US owner John W. Henry and his company Fenway Sports Group (FSG) are under pressure to sell the club after supporters protested against the owners this week following the clubs involvement in the highly criticized European super league. The report adds that other potential buyers are ready to buy the club if the owners decide to sell but it would cost more than £3bn to ...
“Fighting over an overused washed up man” Ubi Franklin caught in crossfire as his baby mama and alleged current girlfriend fight dirty
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“Fighting over an overused washed up man” Ubi Franklin caught in crossfire as his baby mama and alleged current girlfriend fight dirty

Ubi Franklin's baby mama and his alleged current girlfriend are currently dragging each other on Instagram and they have also dragged Ubi into the fight. It began with Adesuwa Renee Ogiozee,  who is alleged to be Ubi's present girlfriend, shading someone. She accused the person of trying to use her for clout. She also accused the person of "trying so hard to destroy a man just because he rejected you." Sandra caught the sub and hit back at Renee. She dared her to "mention her name in that that post" if she's so sure of herself. Sandra, who shares a daughter with Ubi Franklin, added: "I have never seen a dumb ass bi**ch in my entire life fighting over an over used washed up man." Sandra continued: "You dey fight for expired prick." Sandra further accused Renee of usin...
Buhari Rejected Scholarship List Because No Northerner On It –  First Class Graduate, Chidozie Ojobor
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Buhari Rejected Scholarship List Because No Northerner On It – First Class Graduate, Chidozie Ojobor

Nigerians React To First-Class Graduate's Claim Buhari Rejected List Of Scholarship Beneficiaries Because There Was No Northerner Nigerians on social media have continued to react to claims by a first-class graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and current doctoral student of the University of Toronto, Chidozie Ojobor, that President Muhammadu Buhari sacrificed merit for federal character upon his election. Ojobor had revealed how he and several other first-class graduates of institutions across Nigeria were shortlisted to take the Presidential Special Scholarship (PRESSID) designed by former President Goodluck Jonathan, exclusively for first-class Nigerian graduates who wanted to further their studies in any university across the world. According to him, he had taken ...

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