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EPL: Mark Lawrenson predicts outcome of Chelsea vs Man City, Arsenal vs Tottenham, Man Utd fixtures
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EPL: Mark Lawrenson predicts outcome of Chelsea vs Man City, Arsenal vs Tottenham, Man Utd fixtures

Former Liverpool star, Mark Lawrenson has predicted some of the English Premier League, EPL, fixtures that will be played this weekend. Manchester City will tackle Chelsea in an away Premier League tie on Saturday afternoon at Stamford Bridge, while Manchester United will host Aston Villa at Old Trafford. Arsenal will face Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium in Sunday’s Premier League tie. Providing his predictions, Lawrenson told BBC Sport, “The last time Manchester City went to Stamford Bridge, in January, they took Chelsea apart with three goals in the first 35 minutes, but that was before Thomas Tuchel took over and this is a very different Chelsea side now. “Chelsea are going very well and brushed Spurs aside in the second half on Sunday but I can’t see t...
We backed out of dialogue with bandits because they deceived us – Governor Matawalle
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We backed out of dialogue with bandits because they deceived us – Governor Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state has said that Zamfara state backed out of dialogue with bandits because they deceived his government. Answering questions from state house correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, held at the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday September 16, Matawalle said the state now enjoys relative peace. According to the Governor, they opted to fight bandits to a logical conclusion after realizing that the bandits had deceived them. He said; “They have deceived us. Some of them did not follow what we agreed with them. We thought it was something we could continue with them, but we later realised that they had deceived us. So, we had to back out of it and decide to fight them to a logical conclusion. “As you know, we ...
Chrissy Teigen reveals she had fat removed from her cheeks
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Chrissy Teigen reveals she had fat removed from her cheeks

American model and TV personality, Chrissy Teigen has revealed that she had fat removed from her cheeks. In a clip which was re-shared by The Cosmetic Lane, the 35-year-old mother of two explained that she underwent a buccal fat removal and it was done by Dr. Jason Diamond, pointing to her extremely defined jawline. Teigen also said that she has started seeing results after quitting drinking. She said; "I did that Dr. Diamond buccal fat removal thing here. And since I quit drinking, I'm really seeing the results."   The "Cravings" author who celebrated 50 days of sobriety earlier this month, further stated that she is proud of the procedure's outcome. She said;  "I like it. Yeah, I did it, what? No shame in my game." Teigen has been open about her cosmetic pro...
It was right time to return to Man Utd – Ronaldo
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It was right time to return to Man Utd – Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has said it was the right time to move back to Manchester United and hailed it as the “best decision” he has ever made. The Portugal captain netted twice on his second debut for United, as they saw off Newcastle 4-1 on Saturday. Ronaldo arrived from Juventus at the end of the transfer window, as the Red Devils swooped in to ensure he did not end up at rivals Manchester City. The 36-year-old feels things turned out for the best and that he hopes to help guide United to silverware. “It’s the best decision I’ve made. It was the right time. “I want to make history, help Manchester to have great results and win trophies,” Ronaldo said in an interview with Telefoot.
BBNaija S6: Whitemoney, Liquorose win N500,000 each in BuyPower contest
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BBNaija S6: Whitemoney, Liquorose win N500,000 each in BuyPower contest

Big Brother Naija Shine Ya housemates, Whitemoney and Liquorose, have won N500,000 each in an online voting contest organised by BuyPower. The result for the BuyPower social media contest was announced via the BuyPower Instagram page on Saturday. Announcing the results, the caption read, “With over one million comments recorded on our social accounts, we are thrilled to announce housemates @liquorose and @whitemoney_ as our winners for the #BuyPowerNGxBBNaija social contest! “The decision to have two winners was a tough but fair one. Both housemates will be paid a whopping sum of N500,000 each! Thank you all for participating!” The winning process Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemates participated in a task organised by BuyPower on Tuesday, day 45 of the show. The task ...
Sam Allardyce introduced to Arsenal as possible replacement for Arteta
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Sam Allardyce introduced to Arsenal as possible replacement for Arteta

Former Chelsea and Aston Villa star, Tony Cascarino has introduced former Bolton Wanderers boss, Sam Allardyce to Arsenal as a possible replacement to underperforming Mikel Arteta. According to the former Premier League player, Allardyce is in a much better position than Arteta and would make the north London side a better club. Arsenal have started the new season very poorly, losing all of their first three matches and scoring no goal against Brentford, Chelsea and Manchester City. Reports in England suggest that the Spanish manager has been told to win his next Norwich City or be sacked. The Gunners spent more money in the transfer market than any other Premier League club this season. Mikel Arteta lavished around £156million on new players in this summer and the former ...
Famous Instagram model ‘Miss Mercedes’ Janae Gagnier ‘killed in murder-suicide’
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Famous Instagram model ‘Miss Mercedes’ Janae Gagnier ‘killed in murder-suicide’

Famous Instagram model, Janae Gagnier aka Mercedes Morr has died at the age of 33  in what is suspected to be a murder-suicide. Gagnier, a model with more than 2 million followers on Instagram, was found dead at Cortland Apartments. Police also found the body of 34-year-old Kevin Alexander Accorto, according to ABC 13. He is believed to be the suspect in Gagnier's killing. Police officers found the bodies after they responded to a welfare check at about 4 p.m. Sunday. There was no known relationship between him and Gagnier, according to the Richmond Police Department. The cause of death for the pair is pending autopsy results, but police said it is being considered as a murder-suicide. Rapper Tory Lanez was one of the first people to confirm her death, posting "Res...
Woman Shocked to Discover that her Husband is not her son’s Biological Father after DNA test
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Woman Shocked to Discover that her Husband is not her son’s Biological Father after DNA test

A woman and her husband are shocked after ordering an at-home DNA test that revealed the husband is not their son's biological father. Donna and Vanner Johnson jokingly decided to do the DNA test last year as they thought it would be a fun thing to do as a family. But they didn't expect the results to turn their lives totally upside down. Speaking to ABC4, the couple, from Utah, USA, explained how they had conceived their 12-year-old son through IVF. However, it was only when they received the results from the test that they found out Vanner wasn't the boy's biological father. Recalling the moment he saw the papers, Vanner said: "When I looked on that page and saw mum for him and father unknown, I thought 'what do you mean father unknown?' "I am his father." ...
Dimitar Berbatov predicts Arsenal vs Chelsea, Man United, Tottenham, Leicester, other fixtures
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Dimitar Berbatov predicts Arsenal vs Chelsea, Man United, Tottenham, Leicester, other fixtures

Former Tottenham and Manchester United star, Dimitar Berbatov has predicted results of this weekend’s Premier League fixtures. His predictions include the actions between Arsenal and Chelsea which comes up on Sunday. The opening weekend of matches in the English top flight produced some fascinating results with Arsenal losing 2-0 to Premier League first timers, Brentford while Manchester United setting an early pace after their demolition of Leeds 5-1. Man United will face Southampton this weekend while Chelsea that defeated Crystal Palace in their opening game will feel equally confident of victory at an out of form Arsenal. Here are Berbatov predictions, according to Metro UK: Liverpool 3-1 Burnley Aston Villa 2-1 Newcastle Crystal Palace 2-1 Brentford Leeds 1-0...
Nigerian Minister Threatens Doctors Over Strike, Warns His Children Who Are Doctors To Keep Working
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Nigerian Minister Threatens Doctors Over Strike, Warns His Children Who Are Doctors To Keep Working

Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, has threatened to invoke the “no work, no pay” rule as the strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors bites harder in the country. Ngige, instead of resolving the contentious issues, said he had warned his children who are medical doctors to stay off the ongoing strike which he described as “nonsense”. The National Association of Resident Doctors is currently on strike based on the alleged failure of the Federal Government to honour an agreement reached with the association. Efforts to make the doctors back down on the strike did not yield meaningful results. But speaking on Channels Television’s interview on Friday, Ngige said he has a son and daughter who are practising doctors. The minister vowed to invoke...
Network providers assure us that network coverage is 100 percent across the country – INEC insists on e-transmission of results
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Network providers assure us that network coverage is 100 percent across the country – INEC insists on e-transmission of results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has again countered the national assembly's stance on electronic transmission of election result. Recall that the national assemby blocked the electronic transmission of election results in the electoral act amendment bill, adding a clause which gives the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) power to certify national coverage, followed by an approval by the national assembly before INEC can transmit results electronically. However reacting to this in an interview on African Independent Television (AIT) on Friday July 23, Nick Dazang, INEC’s director of publicity and voter education said NCC's claim of the country having only 50% network coverage is false as all network providers in Nigeria assured the commission of 100 perc...
PDP Members Stage Walkout as House of Reps Members Pass Electoral Act bill
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PDP Members Stage Walkout as House of Reps Members Pass Electoral Act bill

The controversial Electoral Act(Amendment) Bill has been passed today July 16 by the House of Representatives just as members of the PDP caucus in the House staged a walkout from the chamber during the debate. The House had suspended plenary and consideration of the bill following disagreement among members on the mode of transmitting election results on Thursday, July 15. It invited the Nigeria Communication Commission(NCC) to educate members on the implications and possibility of electronic transmission of results. Shortly after officials of the NCC left the chamber, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila announced the resumption of consideration of the report after digesting the comments of the NCC officials beginning from Clause 52. Clause 52 allows the Independent National Electoral Com...
Shock As Kidnappers Waylay Pastor And His Wife, Whisk Them Away To A Bush In Kogi
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Shock As Kidnappers Waylay Pastor And His Wife, Whisk Them Away To A Bush In Kogi

Daily Post reports that a pastor and his wife have been kidnapped in Koton Karfe area of Kogi State. The names of the two victims are yet to be ascertained when this report was filed. It was gathered that the incident happened at about 3 pm on Wednesday afternoon. DAILY POST also learnt that the clergyman and his wife were whisked away to a nearby bush by the unknown gunmen. The kidnap of the two victims is coming a day when a first-class traditional ruler in Kogi State, Adogu of Eganyi in Ajaokuta local government area of Kogi State, Alhaji Mohammed Adembe was kidnapped by yet-to-be-identified abductors along Okene-Adogo road. The kidnapping of the Royal Father which was one out of many in recent times occurred barely three days after the kidnap of pharmacist AbdulAze...
Electronic Voting Without Transmission of result is Counterproductive – Jega
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Electronic Voting Without Transmission of result is Counterproductive – Jega

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega has faulted the exclusion of electronic transfer of results in the Electoral Amendment Act (2010). Jega who commended the National Assembly for taking steps to review the Electoral Amendment Act (2010) in an interview on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, however stated that the decision of the 9th Assembly to allow INEC use electronic voting without the electronic transmission of results is counterproductive. He said; “You can’t permit INEC on one hand to use electronic voting and not use electronic transmission of results because usually, they go as a package. “Once there is a robust software and hardware for doing so, it now brings efficiency, transparency and real time ability to se...
Aiteo Cup: Underdogs send Akwa, Rangers, Wolves crashing
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Aiteo Cup: Underdogs send Akwa, Rangers, Wolves crashing

Nigeria Professional Football League table toppers, Akwa United, Enugu Rangers and Warri Wolves were sent crashing from the round of 32 of the 2021 Aiteo Cup by lower division sides, The PUNCH reports. Nigeria National League sides Gateway and Bayelsa United piped Akwa and Rangers 1-0 respectively, while Green Beret emerged 5-4 penalty winners over Wolves after the score line stood at 1-1 after regulation time.  In other results, Abia Warriors thrashed Zamfara United 5-0, while Lobi Stars defeated Yobe Desert Stars 1-0. Kano Pillars defeated Lagos side Smart City 4-2, with Niger Tornadoes recording a 2-0 win over Mai Unguwa. Heartland, Sunshine Stars, Katsina United won their respective matches via penalty shoot-outs to scale through to the next round, while Nasarawa United beat Bende...
1,326 fail bar exam as Nigerian Law School releases 2021 results
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1,326 fail bar exam as Nigerian Law School releases 2021 results

The Nigerian Law School has released the results of its 2021 final bar examinations and, of the 5,770 students who sat for the exams, 1,326 candidates failed. The results of the exams, which are a prerequisite for being called to the Nigerian bar, were released on Tuesday, July 6. The Council of Legal Education statistics showed that a total of 5,770 students sat for the exams and 20 students (0.07%) made first-class while 432 (7.49%) students made Second Class (Upper Division). A total number of 2,172 (37.64%) students made Second Class (Lower Division) while 1,725 (29.90%) made pass 35 (0.61%) Students have conditional pass while 1,326 (22.98%) failed. 60 (1.04%) students were absent. The results were also approved at the Council’s meeting and the 27th and 28th July...
No electromagnetic ingredients in COVID-19 vaccines – NPHCDA assures Nigerians
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No electromagnetic ingredients in COVID-19 vaccines – NPHCDA assures Nigerians

The Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has said COVID-19 vaccines do not contain electromagnetic ingredients that can cause side effects. The Executive Director, NPHCDA, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, made this known at a press briefing on Tuesday in Abuja while reacting to reports on social media that electronic devices recognised people that had received the AstraZeneca Coronavirus vaccine. NPHCDA urges Nigerians to receive second jab of COVID-19 vaccine The reports alleged that anyone who received the vaccine would become magnetic and have their DNA altered and die from blood clots. Dr. Shuaib explained that the typical dose of the vaccine was not large enough to contain a magnet, and that a magnet that could fit in a needle would not be powerful enough to attract anyth...
Amotekun ‘Arrests’ 400 Cows in Ondo
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Amotekun ‘Arrests’ 400 Cows in Ondo

Amotekun, the Ondo State Security Network Agency has arrested 400 cows in its ongoing “Operation Clean up” in the state. The state Commander of the corps, Mr Adetunji Adeleye disclosed this to newsmen in Akure on Friday, July 2 According to him, local hunters helped them arrest the cows. He also stated that the state government's directive to all local government chairmen to set up a vigilante system was bringing positive results. He said, “We started from the state capital and combed all the black spots and made over 400 arrests before we headed to the local government areas and concentrated on the northern senatorial district of the state where we embarked on 24 hours patrol. “We engaged the services of local hunters and vigilantes to join our men and patrol the forest...
‘I’m just realistic and focused’ – Southgate shrugs off ‘pointless’ England contract talk
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‘I’m just realistic and focused’ – Southgate shrugs off ‘pointless’ England contract talk

FA chief executive Mark Bullingham has said fresh terms will be awarded regardless of results at Euro 2020, but the manager's focus is on the present Gareth Southgate has been promised a new contract as England manager, but the Three Lions boss considers that debate "pointless" as he takes aim at the quarter-finals of Euro 2020. The 50-year-old has been England coach since succeeding Sam Allardyce on an initial interim basis in September 2016. Runs to the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup and UEFA Nations League have been overseen, but Souithgate is aware he remains one bad result from the chop.
Actor James Michael Tyler reveals he has Stage 4 prostate cancer
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Actor James Michael Tyler reveals he has Stage 4 prostate cancer

James Michael Tyler, the American actor best known for playing coffee shop worker Gunther on Friends, has revealed that he has prostate cancer. Tyler was diagnosed back in 2018 but had kept his diagnosis private until a new interview with Today “I was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer, which had spread to my bones,” Tyler said. “I’ve been dealing with that diagnosis for almost the past three years. ... It’s stage four (now). Late-stage cancer. So eventually, you know, it’s gonna probably get me.” According to the 59-year-old actor, the illness was noticed during an annual check-up. “I was 56 years old at the time, and they screen for PSA, which is prostate-specific antigen,” Tyler said. “That came back at an extraordinarily high number ... So I knew immediately whe...
Education in the North has always been a problem and it is getting worse with abduction of students — Lawan
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Education in the North has always been a problem and it is getting worse with abduction of students — Lawan

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has said that the abduction of students in the north of which the latest is the abduction of teachers and students from Federal Government College in Birnin Yauri, Kebbi State, is threatening education in the northern region of the country. Speaking at the first solo exhibition of paintings and photographs by Stephen, son of Senator Binos Dauda Yaroe (Adamawa South), Lawan said insecurity which is plaguing the country is a challenge that must be prioritised and tackled jointly by all tiers of government for results to be realised. He said;    “In northern Nigeria, education has always been a problem and it is making it worse with this kind of abduction of students either in Islamiya school or normal secondary school or even in tertiary insti...
France vs Portugal: Griezmann pays tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo
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France vs Portugal: Griezmann pays tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo

France forward, Antoine Griezmann, has paid tribute to Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo, ahead of both sides’ final Group F game at Euro 2020 on Wednesday. Griezmann said Ronaldo is a “source of inspiration for everyone”, adding that the Juventus forward is a complete player. Both France and Portugal played on Saturday but fell short of the results they wanted. France drew 1-1 with Hungary in Budapest, while Portugal lost 4-2 against Germany. “He [Ronaldo] is a source of inspiration for everyone,” Griezmann told a pre-match press news conference. “It is extraordinary what he is doing at 36 years old. He and Messi, there will be no one like them, we are lucky to meet them on the field. “He is a complete player, an example for all young and old, he can show the way f...
Euro 2020: Portugal Suffer Major Setback as Key Player Pulls Out of squad
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Euro 2020: Portugal Suffer Major Setback as Key Player Pulls Out of squad

Portugal have suffered a major setback ahead of their Euro 2020 opener against Hungary on Tuesday. Portugal defender, Joao Cancelo, pulled out of the team’s squad at the weekend after testing positive for coronavirus [COVID-19]. The Manchester City star is now replaced by Manchester United full-back, Diogo Dalot, who spent the 2020/21 campaign on loan at AC Milan. A statement from the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) read in part: “Under-21 international Diogo Dalot will join the National Team’s delegation in Budapest to prepare for his debut at Euro 2020. “The AC Milan player will replace Joao Cancelo, who tested positive for Covid-19 following a rapid antigen test carried out this Saturday by the FPF Health and Performance Unit. “All players and members of the ento...
Leicester 2-4 Tottenham: Foxes miss out on Champions League again as Spurs secure European football
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Leicester 2-4 Tottenham: Foxes miss out on Champions League again as Spurs secure European football

Leicester missed out on the Champions League for a second successive season after a 4-2 defeat to Tottenham on the final day saw them finish in fifth, while Spurs secured their European place. The Foxes needed results to go their way elsewhere, but had to secure their own victory first to ensure the best possible chance of finishing in the top four. It began well for them too as Leicester were awarded a penalty inside 15 minutes. Toby Alderweireld caught Jamie Vardy around the ankles, and the striker fired home from the spot (18). But just before half-time, Harry Kane (41) finished superbly to secure his third Premier League Golden Boot - the joint-highest number of wins in history with Thierry Henry and Alan Shearer - in possibly his last game for Tottenham. The second half f...
EPL: Berbatov Predicts Results of all Matches on Premier League Final day
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EPL: Berbatov Predicts Results of all Matches on Premier League Final day

  Former Manchester United star, Dimitar Berbatov has predicted the results of the final day of the Premier League season. The Premier League winds up tomorrow with battles for European qualification going down to the wire. Manchester City have already been crowned champions with city rivals, Manchester United taking the second place while Chelsea, Liverpool and Leicester City battle for the final spots. On the other hand, West Ham, Tottenham and Everton are fighting it out for a place in next season’s Europa League. And Berbatov has previewed the action for Metro Sports. According to him, the match between Leicester and Tottenham will end in a 3-3 draw. Other predictions include: Wolves 1-1 Man United United West Ham 3-1 Southampton Sheffield United 2-2...
EPL: Chelsea Will Miss Out on Top Four – Jones
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EPL: Chelsea Will Miss Out on Top Four – Jones

Sky Sports’ Lewis Jones has predicted that Chelsea will be the team to miss out on the top four in the Premier League. The battle to qualify for next season’s Champions League goes down to the wire. Chelsea and Liverpool have their destiny in their own hands, while Leicester need to win and hope other results go their way. If the Foxes beat Tottenham and Chelsea fail to beat Aston Villa at Villa Park, there is a chance both Leicester and Liverpool could finish in the top four while the Blues slip to fifth. It’s a scenario Jones thinks will play out. “I would much rather be in Leicester’s shoes and play Tottenham Hotspur at home rather than Aston Villa away. “When playing with confidence and at full strength, Villa have shown they are a team capable of mixing it toward...
Inter Milan’s Prize Money for Winning Serie A Revealed
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Inter Milan’s Prize Money for Winning Serie A Revealed

  Inter Milan will earn €23.4m in TV revenue for winning the Serie A title this year, according to Calcioefinanza. There is a difference of almost €3m between the second and the third-placed teams in the Italian topflight. The TV pool for the 2020/2021 season is believed to be around €1.1 billion. Half of that money is divided equally among the 20 teams. A further 20% is distributed according to the club’s fan base and the remaining 30% is split based on performances: 15% depending on the current season and 15% on results from 1946. Inter clinched their first title in 11 years and will get €23.4m. However, second place has not been confirmed yet, with Milan, Atalanta and Napoli all in the running to finish behind the Nerazzurri.
Insecurity is a Result of the Failure of Past Leaders – Governor Umahi
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Insecurity is a Result of the Failure of Past Leaders – Governor Umahi

The Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has said that the failure of past Nigerian leaders to address the future of young people is responsible for the present insecurity in the country. Governor Umahi said this when he appeared on Channels Television on Thursday, May 6. According to the governor, it is not proper to blame the present administration for the heightened insecurity in the country as the reasons are systematic. “When people talk about the recent insecurity in our country, I keep saying that the insecurity did not just develop overnight. It has been a result of the failure of our past leaders to address the future of our youths. And this is the truth. So it’s not a question of blaming Mr President or blaming Governors or blaming APC or PDP; it is systematic and it has be...
ISIS and Al-Qaeda Planning to Penetrate Southern Nigeria, US warns
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ISIS and Al-Qaeda Planning to Penetrate Southern Nigeria, US warns

The United States has warned that Al-Qaeda and ISIS  are planning to penetrate Southern Nigeria. The US also said Al-Qaeda has started penetrating the north-western part of Nigeria. In a media briefing seen by TheCable, Dagvin Anderson, Commander of the US special operations command, Africa, said Al-Qaeda is also expanding to other parts of West Africa. Anderson said the US will continue to partner with Nigeria in sharing intelligence. "We have engaged with Nigeria and continue to engage with them in intel sharing and in understanding what these violent extremists are doing," he said. "And that has been absolutely critical to their engagements up in the Borno state and into an emerging area of northwest Nigeria that we’re seeing al-Qaeda starting to make some inroads in....
OAP Lolo gives THANKS to God as she and her children survive car accident
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OAP Lolo gives THANKS to God as she and her children survive car accident

Nigerian On-air-personality and actress, Omotunde Adebowale-David-Lolo has expressed gratitude to God after she and her children escaped death in a car crash. Lolo revealed on her Instagram page that the incident happened yesterday but none of her children or herself sustained any injuries. According to her, she was shaken as a result of the incident because this was an experience she has never had before, however she is grateful to God for preserving her life and that of her family. Sharing photo of the damaged car, she wrote; “I have never really been in a serious accident in my life so you can imagine how badly shaken I was yesterday when my treasures came out with scrapes and bruises i was just grateful.   But im thankful for the joy of God’s preservation….when y...
Norwich Beat Troost-Ekong’s Watford To Championship Title As Rooney’s Derby County Face Relegation 
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Norwich Beat Troost-Ekong’s Watford To Championship Title As Rooney’s Derby County Face Relegation 

Norwich City have beaten William Troost-Ekong’s Watford to the Championship title after a comfortable 4-1 victory over Reading on Saturday. Already promoted to the Premier League at the first attempt, Norwich thumped Reading with a ruthless performance to be confirmed champions. As it turned out, Watford’s 2-0 defeat at Brentford would have handed Norwich the title anyway but the Canaries took care of their own business in emphatic fashion to secure top spot with one game left. Norwich recovered from an early setback to win, having trailed to a 12th minute goal from Josh Laurent. But two goals from Kieran Dowell, a stunning free-kick from Xavier Quintilla and Teemu Pukki’s 26th strike of the season ensured two titles in three seasons for Daniel Farke’s side. Meanwhile, t...
EPL: Neil Warnock Reacts as Mourinho Takes new job
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EPL: Neil Warnock Reacts as Mourinho Takes new job

  Middlesbrough manager, Neil Warnock, has heaped praises on Jose Mourinho, describing him as a manager who knows how to get results against the very best, “even when he did not have the best.” Warnock reacting following Jose Mourinho’s new contract to work as talkSPORT’s pundit for the Euro 2021 championship this summer. “I’ve got nothing but good to say about him,” the former Derby County boss said. Mourinho will be joining talkSPORT for their coverage of Euro 2020 with the sports site describing the Portuguese as one of the most decorated managers in football history. Warnock enjoyed numerous battles with Mourinho down the years, during his time at Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham. “He[Mourinho] was always humble with me,” Warnock told the talkSPORT Br...
Jose Mourinho Joins talkSPORT after Tottenham Sacking
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Jose Mourinho Joins talkSPORT after Tottenham Sacking

Jose Mourinho has signed to join talkSPORT for the network’s extensive coverage of the Euros, starting in June 2021. The news comes weeks after he was sacked by Tottenham after just 17 months in charge due to poor results of games. The Portuguese football manager will be with listeners across the schedule from talkSPORT’s live Euro GameDay programming to regular slots at Breakfast which will include pre-game insight and an exclusive post-game phone in for talkSPORT listeners. He will be part of the team for all three England group games, one last-16 game, two quarter-finals, one semi-final and the final. The former Chelsea, Machester United, and Tottenham coach will be joined by former England internationals Stuart Pearce and Trevor Sinclair and former Scotland legends Ally...
Europa League: Owen Predicts Man United vs Roma, Villarreal vs Arsenal
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Europa League: Owen Predicts Man United vs Roma, Villarreal vs Arsenal

  Former Real Madrid player, Michael Owen, has predicted tonight’s Europa League fixtures. Manchester United will host AS Roma in the Europa League semi-final first-leg tie at Old Trafford, while Arsenal will face Villarreal in Spain. Providing his predictions, Owen told BetVictor, “Manchester United come into this after playing out a cagey 0-0 draw away to Leeds at the weekend. “Roma suffered a 3-2 defeat against Cagliari, not the ideal preparation going into a Europa League semi-final first leg. “That said, I think the Italians would settle for that kind of result here. They will be all too aware of how important it is to take a goal or two back to Italy. “For all I have been massively impressed by United on the road this season, they have made a marked improve...
Paul Ince Predicts Manchester United’s Fate Next Season
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Paul Ince Predicts Manchester United’s Fate Next Season

  Former Manchester United player, Paul Ince, has predicted that the Red Devils will face many issues next season. Ince stated this following Man United’s goalless draw with Leeds United in the Premier League over the weekend. Man United have been handed a headache ahead of the transfer window opening this summer. However, with several players set to leave Man United, Ince believes that spending money will be crucial to avoid Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side drop in form. “They [Man United] are not as far off as we thought two years ago,” Ince told Sky Sports. “They are progressing gradually. “But on that performance [against Leeds], they are a long way, they have been so inconsistent this season it is hard to judge. “They need money, they need a striker. It looks ...
I Didn’t See it coming – Tuchel reacts to Tottenham’s sacking of Mourinho
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I Didn’t See it coming – Tuchel reacts to Tottenham’s sacking of Mourinho

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has insisted that he was surprised to see Tottenham sack manager, Jose Mourinho, insisting that he didn’t see the move coming. Mourinho was sacked on Monday following Tottenham’s Premier League 2-2 draw with Everton last Friday night. The decision to sack Mourinho came just days before Tottenham’s EFL Cup final tie against Manchester City on Sunday. Reacting to the development, Tuchel told a press conference as quoted by Sport Review: “More or less I am always a bit surprised when it happens [a managerial sacking]. “We are all competitors, and we all try to beat each other, but in the end, we wish every manager has a good atmosphere and is in a good state and place to work. “It never feels good as another manager when someone is sacked, but i...
Thank you for Everything – Harry Kane tells Mourinho
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Thank you for Everything – Harry Kane tells Mourinho

  Tottenham striker, Harry Kane has sent a message to Jose Mourinho, thanking the Portuguese who was axed by the club earlier on Monday. According to the Englishman, it was a ‘pleasure’ to have worked with Mourinho. Mourinho, who has also handled Premier League big boys Manchester United and Chelsea, was shown the exit door on Monday morning after a disastrous run of results. The former Real Madrid boss, who took over from Mauricio Pochettino in 2019, had vowed to make Kane ‘explode’ on the world stage. Despite speculations linking Kane away from the London Stadium, there was no suggestion that he had a strained relationship with Mourinho and the England captain showed his class with a nice message for his departing boss. “Thank you for everything Boss,” said Kan...
Wayne Rooney Blasts Tottenham for Sacking Mourinho
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Wayne Rooney Blasts Tottenham for Sacking Mourinho

  Manchester United legend, Wayne Rooney has described Tottenham’s decision to sack their manager, Jose Mourinho as “crazy”. Mourinho was sacked on Monday after a run of not-too-good results with the north London side. The Portuguese is departing the club in less than a week to their Carabao Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday. Spurs have won only one of their last six games and suffering a 2-1 defeat to north London rivals Arsenal. But Rooney, who worked with Mourinho at Manchester United, believes Tottenham manager should have delayed their decision. “I think it’s crazy doing it before a [Carabao] Cup final. It’s strange timing, anyway, before a cup final. “I’m sure they could have waited until after the cup final if that’s the direction they want to...
Norwich City Seal Return to Premier League
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Norwich City Seal Return to Premier League

  Norwich City is back in the Premier League. The Canaries sealed automatic promotion on Saturday, just nine months after they were relegated. Daniel Farke’s side plays Bournemouth on Saturday evening, but results earlier in the day mean their top-flight return is already guaranteed. Victory for either Brentford or Swansea would have delayed Norwich’s promotion. But Swansea was held to a 2-2 at home by bottom club Wycombe. Brentford was also held at home by Millwall to a goalless draw. Second-placed Watford lost 1-0 at Luton. Norwich can move 11 points clear at the top with a celebratory win at Carrow Road tonight.
Arteta ‘Losing Arsenal Dressing Room’ Ahead of Sheffield Utd Clash
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Arteta ‘Losing Arsenal Dressing Room’ Ahead of Sheffield Utd Clash

  Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, is beginning to lose the dressing room, according to the UK Sun. Senior members of the squad are said to be growing tired of being blamed for the club’s poor results. The Gunners are currently 11th in the Premier League table with just eight matches left this season. They sit 12 points adrift of Champions League places and the Europa League is their only hope of success this campaign. Arteta’s tactics were criticised following a 1-1 draw with Slavia Prague in their Europa League first leg on Thursday, with the Spaniard waiting until the 75th minute before making four changes. He also has a habit of leaving a big player out of his starting XI following a disappointing result, giving the impression that the individual is to blame. ...
Tuchel Opens up on Chelsea Players’ Reaction after West Brom Defeat
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Tuchel Opens up on Chelsea Players’ Reaction after West Brom Defeat

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has insisted his players responded immediately in the dressing room after a 5-2 defeat to West Brom and in training the next day. The Blues put behind the shock loss to Sam Allardyce’s side to beat FC Porto 2-0 in their Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday night. “It was a tough match against a strong Porto side. There were many moments where we suffered. We accepted it. The circumstances are a bit different in a quarter-final. The spirit was good and it was an excellent result. “I was pretty sure about that [they’d react well after the WBA defeat]. I saw a response immediately in the dressing room and the next day. That wasn’t a big concern. We were ready to respond. There will always be setbacks in sports. The bigges...
Messi gives Barcelona conditions to sign new contract
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Messi gives Barcelona conditions to sign new contract

  Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, has given newly-elected president, Joan Laporta, a list of demands he expects to be met before signing a new contract, according to Eurosport. Messi tried to force a move away from Spain last summer but ended up staying at Camp Nou. However, the 33-year-old is set to become a free agent at the end of this season. Barca has grown increasingly confident of keeping Messi beyond this summer, following an upturn in results and Laporta’s return last month. However, Messi will not put pen to paper until he can see clear progress is still being made on and off the field. He also expects Barca to make astute signings, such as Eric Garcia on a free transfer from Manchester City, plus one marquee signing – possibly Borussia Dortmund star E...
Prince William Named World’s Sexiest Bald Man
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Prince William Named World’s Sexiest Bald Man

Prince William has been named as the sexiest bald man on the planet according to a new study using Google. The Sun reports that cosmetic surgery specialists Longevita conducted the study by searching for how many times the Royal had been called ‘sexy’ in various online blogs and articles around the internet. The results found that William had been called ‘sexy’ a whopping 17.6 million times, to come out on top. The royal's search results beat out Mike Tyson, Jason Statham, Pitbull, and Michael Jordan, who completed the list's top five men. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Bruce Willis, Vin Diesel, Floyd Mayweather, and John Travolta were also mentioned in the study, as well as Vladimir Putin. "There are quite a few bald public figures we can feast our eyes on," a spokesperson ...
Pray for Nigeria, leaders – Emir of Kano
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Pray for Nigeria, leaders – Emir of Kano

  The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado, has urged Nigerians to continue to pray for the country’s leadership and peaceful co-existence for nation’s development. The Emir made the call on Friday night at the Tijjaniyya Islamic Religious Movement national prayer for peace and unity in Nigeria held at the Abuja National Mosque. He said all hands must be on deck in order for Nigeria to develop and achieve good results. “I am extremely delighted to be in this town and in this place, the National Mosque Abuja to put our heads together to pray for the unity, peace, harmony and progress of our nation. “We are gathered together here today for the purpose of peace, unity and stability of the country,” he added. The Emir, however, appealed to Nigerians to be patient with thei...
Leeds United star, Mateusz Klich Tests Positive for Coronavirus,
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Leeds United star, Mateusz Klich Tests Positive for Coronavirus,

Leeds United midfielder, Mateusz Klich has tested positive for coronavirus on Poland duty, the Polish Football Association has announced. The 30-year-old Polish international will now miss Poland's World Cup qualifier in Hungary on Thursday, March 25, as he awaits the results of a second test. If it returns positive, he will also be ruled out of a game against Andorra on Sunday and the qualifier against England at Wembley next Wednesday. Klich has not shown any symptoms or felt unwell. Jakub Kwiatkowski, media officer of the Polish FA, tweeted: 'The Polish national team received the results of the SARS-Cov-2 test this morning. 'Unfortunately, in the case of Mateusz Klich, the result is positive. The competitor is well and shows no symptoms of illness, but his trip to Bud...
Bayer Leverkusen Sack Coach Peter Bosz following poor run of Four Defeats in five Games
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Bayer Leverkusen Sack Coach Peter Bosz following poor run of Four Defeats in five Games

Bayer Leverkusen has sacked coach Peter Bosz after a poor run of results left them sixth in the Bundesliga. His departure comes after Sunday's 3-0 defeat at Hertha Berlin, Leverkusen's fourth loss in their last five games in all competitions. Bayern Leverkusen have 40 points after 26 games, seven points behind fourth-placed Eintracht Frankfurt and the Champions League qualifying places. Hannes Wolf, who was in charge of Germany's Under-18 side, will replace Bosz, while former Leverkusen midfielder Peter Hermann has been appointed assistant coach. 'Bayer 04 Leverkusen have reacted to the negative trend of the past few weeks and released head coach Peter Bosz with immediate effect,' the club said in a statement. 'Given the developments on the pitch over recent weeks, we ha...
‘This is my Worst Man City Team’ – Guardiola
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‘This is my Worst Man City Team’ – Guardiola

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has claimed his current squad is his worse until they win a trophy. The Etihad side is in the running to win an unprecedented quadruple this season. Guardiola’s men could end up with the Premier League, FA Cup, Carabao Cup and Champions League titles. But the Spaniard is reluctant to give his players big billing until tangible success has been enjoyed. When asked if his current side ranks on a list of trophy-winning teams from his recent past, Guardiola told reporters: “Right now, the team is worse than the previous ones as those teams won the lot and they’ve won nothing this year. “We are waiting for results, titles we can lift, that’s why the previous Man City won and this team still have to prove it.”
Man City vs Man Utd: Woodward rates progress team has made under Solskjaer
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Man City vs Man Utd: Woodward rates progress team has made under Solskjaer

  Manchester United executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, has said the progress the team has made under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer “is clear.” United are 14 points behind leaders Manchester City, who they face this Sunday in the Premier League. However, there is still hope for silveware this term in the FA Cup and Europa League. Speaking as the club released their latest financial results on Thursday, Woodward gave further backing to Solskjaer. “The progress made by Ole and the players this season is clear,” he said. “While we are pleased about this season’s on-pitch progress and the strength of our current squad, we are equally bullish on our long-term prospects.”
Primate Ayodele Foresees Results of Nigeria vs Benin Republic, Lesotho, Sack of Juventus Manager, Others
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Primate Ayodele Foresees Results of Nigeria vs Benin Republic, Lesotho, Sack of Juventus Manager, Others

  The leader of INRI Evangelical spiritual church, Primate Elijah Ayodele says that God has revealed to him, results of upcoming qualifying matches between Nigeria and Benin Republic and Lesotho. He also predicted that Italian champions, Juventus, English side, Crystal Palace, Enyimba of Aba, among others, will sack their coaches. Ayodele also warned the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick against resigning from the position. He says that the Super Eagles will reach the quarter final of the next FIFA World Cup “if Pinnick remains as the president.” “The lord says he shouldn’t resign his position as the President, with him as the President of NFF, Super Eagles will thrive and get to the quarter final in the world cup. He should wait till ...
Paul Merson Predicts Position Chelsea, Man Utd, Liverpool, Leicester City Will Finish
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Paul Merson Predicts Position Chelsea, Man Utd, Liverpool, Leicester City Will Finish

  Arsenal hero, Paul Merson, has predicted the position Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool and Leicester City will finish this season. Manchester United are currently in the second position on the Premier League table with ten points behind league leaders Manchester City. Leicester City is in the third position ahead of West Ham (fourth) and Chelsea (fifth), while Liverpool occupies the sixth position on the log. Providing his prediction for the EPL top four this season, Merson told Sky Sports: “Man City are in, obviously – that is the easy part! Next, I have to stick with Manchester United and Leicester, who are a very good team. “The top three now will stay there, in my opinion. After that, this is so difficult. You know me, I don’t like to sit on the fence, bu...

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