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Jurgen Klopp Reveals What Alisson Becker Said about Burnley Penalty after Liverpool’s 1-0 Defeat
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Jurgen Klopp Reveals What Alisson Becker Said about Burnley Penalty after Liverpool’s 1-0 Defeat

Liverpool Manager, Jurgen Klopp, has revealed that goalkeeper, Alisson Becker, felt the referee was wrong to award Burnley a penalty during their 1-0 Premier League defeat on Thursday night. Burnley defeated Liverpool in the Premier League at Anfield, thanks to Ashley Barnes’ late penalty. Barnes won the penalty for the visitors after Becker appeared to have made contact with the striker, but the Brazilian shot-stopper says there was no contact. “We had the ball a lot, created some and did not finish the situations off,” Klopp said at the post-match press conference after the game. “That keeps the game open, and then they get the penalty – Alisson told me he didn’t touch him, but I didn’t see it back.” The defeat against Burnley means Liverpool are now in the 4th position ...
We Have Defeated Insurgency In Nigeria – DHQ
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We Have Defeated Insurgency In Nigeria – DHQ

The defence headquarters (DHQ) says the armed forces have ”checkmated” Boko Haram and their operations in the north-east. Despite claims that the insurgents have been decimated, some parts of the north-eastern region still come under attack. One of the most recent violent attacks by Boko Haram was at Zabarmari in Jere local government area of Borno state where more than 40 farmers were killed. But during an interview with NAN on Monday, John Enenche, coordinator of defence media operations, said the federal government and the military since 2015 had checked the intensity of terrorist activities across the country — particularly in the north-east. He said the initial delay in tackling the menace made it gain momentum — Boko Haram taking over territories and setting up admini...
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David Dinkins, New York City’s first African American mayor, dies at 93

David Dinkins, New York City’s first African American mayor, has died at the age of 93.   Dinkins died on Monday evening, November 23, at his residence on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) told CNN.   The department had received a call from Dinkins's residence regarding an unconscious person having difficulty breathing, according to the NYPD.   Bill de Blasio, the current mayor of New York City confirmed Dinkins's death to The New York Times. It came less than two months after the death of Mr. Dinkins’s wife, Joyce, who died in October at the age of 89.   Dinkins served as the 106th mayor of New York City from 1990 to 1993, according to his bio on the city's website.   He defeated Rudolph Giul...
Nigeria’s Evelyn Ijeh helps Goteborg to maiden Swedish Damallsvenskan title
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Nigeria’s Evelyn Ijeh helps Goteborg to maiden Swedish Damallsvenskan title

The Nigeria-born Swedish youth international played a part as her top-flight club emerged champions after a big win at Linkopings Evelyn Ijeh made history with Goteborg as they defeated Ebere Orji and Uchenna Kanu's Linkopings 7-0 at home to win the Swedish Women’s Damallsvenskan title for the first time in their history.  Having won 3-0 at Vaxjo last week, Jorgen Ericson’s ladies were on the brink of a maiden domestic title triumph, opening a four-point lead at the top of the table with two matches to go. Going to Arena Linkopings on Saturday, Goteborg needed a win regardless of the result of rivals and 2019 winners, Anam Imo's Rosengard at 2018 champions Pitea on Sunday, to confirm their historic feat.
Obaseki’s Victory Shows Egocentric Politicking Can Be Defeated – Oyegun
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Obaseki’s Victory Shows Egocentric Politicking Can Be Defeated – Oyegun

A former National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has congratulated Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on his re-election. Oyegun, in a statement on Tuesday, noted that egocentric politicking could be overcome. “Please accept my deepest congratulations, Mr. Governor on your re-election as Governor of our great Edo State. “You and your exemplary Deputy have shown that with good work and principled leadership, the ills of overbearing and egocentric politicking in our nation can be overcome.” He noted: “Your very significant victory marks a watershed in Edo and indeed Nigerian politics and so places additional responsibilities on your shoulders.” “I wish you and your Deputy four more years of inspired and productive leadership...
Europa League: All the Teams that Have Qualified for Semi-finals so Far
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Europa League: All the Teams that Have Qualified for Semi-finals so Far

On Monday night, two clubs confirmed their places in this year’s Europa League semi-finals. They are Inter Milan and Manchester United. Inter Milan beat Bayer Leverkusen 2-1, thanks to two goals from Nicolo Barella and Romelu Lukaku. Kai Havertz did score a goal for the Bundesliga side. Man United defeated FC Copenhagen 1-0 after 120 minutes, thanks to Bruno Fernandes’s penalty goal. The remaining two last-4 finalists will be decided on Tuesday night. Shakhtar Donetsk will face Basel, while Wolves will tackle Sevilla.
Mourinho Gives Reason Next Season will be Different For Tottenham
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Mourinho Gives Reason Next Season will be Different For Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho has disclosed that next season would be different for his team because Spurs are going to make some changes in their squad. The Portuguese also explained that Tottenham’s next season would not be so full of negative episodes like the current 2019/20 campaign because he would start working from day one. Mourinho said this following Tottenham’s Premier League 2-1 victory against Arsenal on Sunday. Mourinho’s men defeated the Gunners at home, thanks to two goals from Son Heung-min and Toby Alderweireld. Alexandre Lacazette did score for Mikel Arteta’s side. Speaking after the game, Mourinho told Football London: “Next season is going to be different from this one. “[I am optimistic] because I start working from day one, be...
Usman vs Masvidal: Buhari Reacts as Nigerian Retains UFC Title
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Usman vs Masvidal: Buhari Reacts as Nigerian Retains UFC Title

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday reacted to the victory Nigerian-born Kamarudeen Usman who defended his Ultimate Fighting Championship, UFC, Welterweight title. Usman had defeated Jorge Masvidal to retain his title. Consequently, Buhari commended Usman for fighting strong and flying Nigeria’s flag. A statement by Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, said Usman’s victory was an indication that great people can come out of Nigeria. The statement sent to DAILY POST reads: “As the first African-born and Nigerian UFC Champion, President Buhari commends the courageous fighter for finishing strong inside the octagon, proudly flying the green and white colours in distant lands, and reminding the world that good things and great people still come out of Nigeria. “While th...
UFC President Dana White Confirms Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya’s next oppnent for UFC Middleweight Title
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UFC President Dana White Confirms Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya’s next oppnent for UFC Middleweight Title

UFC President Dana Whyte has confirmed the fight Nigeria's Israel Adesanya will face in defence of the UFC middleweight title belt. Whyte, who has been lining up fights for two months despite the global Coronavirus pandemic, says Israel Adesanya will defend his UFC middleweight title against Paulo Costa. Adesanya defeated Yoel Romero back in March after Paulo Costa was ruled out due to injury and now he is back fit Dana Whyte says the deal for them to fight has been agreed. In an interview with media before UFC on ESPN 11, White promised an ‘awesome’ August fight schedule and admitted the 185lbs-division was getting a huge title fight. “August is insane and then you know how that usually works out as we end the year going into the fall. There’s always killer fights goin...
I had Covid-19 and I wasn’t aware – Nigerian writer Ozzy Etomi
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I had Covid-19 and I wasn’t aware – Nigerian writer Ozzy Etomi

Popular Nigerian writer Ozzy Etomi has just revealed on Twitter that she suffered from the deadly Covid-19 disease, but wasn’t aware. In her post, she revealed that at the time, she exhibited some symptoms of the disease, but though she suspected it could be Covid-19, she never gave it any thought she was suffering from the disease. However a recent antibody blood test revealed that she actually had the disease and defeated it with any special treatment. She wrote on Twitter: Finally took an antibody blood test today, and it confirmed what I always knew, that I indeed battled and defeated le COVID-19. @Jollz you better thank your lucky stars. My symptoms at the time were: fever/chills, muscle/bodily aches, eye aches/ back of eye intense headaches, stomach cramps/ diarrhea,...
Humanitarian ministry debunks fraud allegation over school feeding program
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Humanitarian ministry debunks fraud allegation over school feeding program

The ministry of Humanitarian Affairs has debunked insinuations that the modified home grown school feeding Program of the Federal Government is fraught with fraudulent activities as against it’s original objective. Recall that concerns were raised by stakeholders on the motive and essence of going ahead with school feeding while the children have been on forced holiday on account of the Coronavirus pandemic. Hence some Nigerians described the new effort as fraududlent as the aim of the program would be defeated if pupils should be fed at home. Responding to inquest by the Guardian into the controversy, the ministry through its deputy Director of information Rhoda Iliya (Mrs) said, the mischief is being peddled by people who are either not clear about the programme or are focused o...
Ex-footballer Flavio Donizete Reveals 13-year Battle with Drug Addiction
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Ex-footballer Flavio Donizete Reveals 13-year Battle with Drug Addiction

Former Brazilian club, Sao Paulo defender Flavio Donizete, has revealed how his addiction to cocaine made him sell his most prized asset as a footballer just so he could feed his drug habit. Donizete, who came through the youth system at Sao Paolo, played a bit part in 2005 as Sao Paulo lifted the Paulista State Championship and the Copa Libertadores before crowning their achievement with victory over Liverpool in the Club World Cup.   The centre-back won a gold medal for being part of the squad that defeated Liverpool even though he had no playing time on the pitch and has now revealed that he sold the medal to feed a cocaine addiction that ruined what was one a promising career. "I sold it to buy drugs. I sold it for 7,000 reais (around £2,875/$3,500)," he explai...
How Juan Mata Helped me Win Champions League Trophy – Didier Drogba
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How Juan Mata Helped me Win Champions League Trophy – Didier Drogba

Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba has revealed how his former Blues’ teammate, Juan Mata helped him win the 2012 UEFA Champions League. Chelsea defeated Bayern Munich 4-3 on penalties in the final to win their first Champions League trophy eight years ago at the Allianz Arena. Thomas Mueller put the host in front with eight minutes left to the end of the match before Didier Drogba equalised for the Premier League giant following an assist from Mata as the encounter ended 1-1 after 120 minutes. “Eight years ago, the manager [Andre Villas-Boas] had been sacked by the club and we, the players, had a team meeting where we recognised being partly responsible for his departure,” Drogba wrote on Twitter on Tuesday night. “The captain @johnterry spoke, @franklampa...
Nigerian Doctor  Recovers From Coronavirus in the US Says ‘The Virus is Real’
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Nigerian Doctor Recovers From Coronavirus in the US Says ‘The Virus is Real’

A Nigerian doctor based in the US has taken to Facebook to reveal that she recently recovered from Coronavirus while sending warning to her friends that the virus is real. Writing on her page, the lady identified as Vivian N King, wrote: I'm a survivor. Stay safe guys. The virus is real. Her brother, Augustine Onwurisibe also added that his sister battled with the virus for more than three weeks before she recovered having tested negative twice. 'I have been waiting for the perfect moment to write on this.. On the 11th of April 2020 at exactly 8:30 am my elder brother Fakanfa Babington broke the news to me of my sister testing positive to this dreaded coronavirus there in Baltimore USA.. I was devastated. I couldn't do much in the office that day. Mum later got to know and bec...
‘Bullsh*t!’ – Ziyech seethes over Ajax being denied Eredivisie title
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‘Bullsh*t!’ – Ziyech seethes over Ajax being denied Eredivisie title

The Dutch top flight ended its season on Friday and decided to not name a champion in addition to cancelling promotion and relegation Ajax star Hakim Ziyech has slammed the Dutch Football Federation's (KNVB) decision to not award his side the championship for the 2019-20 season, calling the move "bullsh*t." On Friday the Eredivisie confirmed that its season was over and no champion would be named, denying Ajax the title with Ziyech's side in first place on goal differential over AZ. After Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte ruled this week that all football matches are forbidden until September 1 due to the coronavirus crisis, the KNVB moved quickly to bring the Eredivisie and second-tier Eerste Divisie to an end. The KNVB also controversially ruled that there would be no promotion o...
I Won’t Return To Abuja Until Boko Haram Is Defeated –  Buratai
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I Won’t Return To Abuja Until Boko Haram Is Defeated – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Yusuf Tukur Buratai has vowed that he will not leave the theatre of Operation Lafiya Dole until he gave a final blow on the Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast. The Nation reports that General Buratai had earlier announced his relocation to the northeast following the pounding of the insurgents by the Chadian Army from the Lake Chad axis where the President Idris Deby is claiming to have held a section of Nigeria waiting to handover to Nigerian troops. The Chief of Army Staff who had a special Easter celebration with the troops on Monday at Ngamdu Special Super Camp regretted that the insurgency has lasted for too long but gave assurances that in no time the Boko Haram elements will be defeated. “We will not leave this insurgency to last lik...
Tyson Fury Faces Eight-year Ban from Boxing
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Tyson Fury Faces Eight-year Ban from Boxing

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) will investigate Tyson Fury and his cousin Hughie Fury, after Martin Carefoot claimed that a member of the boxer’s team offered him £25,000 to lie about how they each failed a drugs test in 2015. After the initial investigation, the Furys were handed backdated two-year bans in 2017, for testing positive to nandrolone. However, Sportsmail reports there is new evidence in the case, which could lead to a possible eight-year suspension for tampering with evidence. Carefoot who is a Lancashire farmer, has come out to say he lied when he submitted two written statements to the Furys’ legal team in 2017, by claiming he supplied the fighters with uncastrated wild boar. The defence blamed the presence of nandrolone metabolites on the “ingestion of offal of unca...
11-year-old Syrian Table Tennis Player Hend Zaza Qualifies for Olympics
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11-year-old Syrian Table Tennis Player Hend Zaza Qualifies for Olympics

11-year-old Syrian table tennis player,Hend Zaza has qualified for Tokyo 2020 and is set to become one of the youngest Olympians of all time. Hend Zaza, born in January 1, 2009, qualified to play in Tokyo 2020 after winning last week's West Asia Olympic qualification tournament in Jordan. She is going to be the youngest athlete to compete at this year's competition, after she defeated Lebanon's 42 year old Mariana Sahakian 4-3 in the women's final in Amman. "Congratulations, our champion Hend would particiate in the Tokyo Olympics 2020," the Syrian Olympic Committee said on its Facebook page. Zaza is a few months younger than Sky Brown, the British skateboarder who will turn 12 two weeks before the start of Tokyo 2020. The youngest Olympic medalist according to recor...
Man Utd vs Man City: Ighalo Reveals Expectations From EPL Derby on Sunday
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Man Utd vs Man City: Ighalo Reveals Expectations From EPL Derby on Sunday

Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, has revealed what he expects when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men tackle Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City in the Premier League derby on Sunday. Ighalo said he expects a ‘tough’ game against Pep Guardiola’s side at the Old Trafford Stadium. The 30-year-old said this on Thursday night after leading Man United to beat Derby County 3-0 in the FA Cup fifth-round encounter The Nigerian striker scored two goals as the Red Devils defeated Derby County at the iPro Stadium to qualified for the FA Cup quarter-final, where they will face Norwich City. Asked what he expects from Man United’s derby clash with Man City, Ighalo told Viaplay Football: “It is going to be a tough game because derby game is always tough. “This is the first derby I am goin...
Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua’s Fight May Never Hold – Promoter, Bob Arum
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Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua’s Fight May Never Hold – Promoter, Bob Arum

Tyson Fury’s promoter, Bob Arum, has insisted that a heavyweight unification fight between his client and Anthony Joshua cannot hold because Joshua will lose his next contest against Kubrat Pulev. RUSH HOUR SPORT recalls that Fury and Joshua are both on course for a unification fight after their next contests against Deontay Wilder and Kubrat Pulev, respectively. But Arum doubts Fury will ever fight Joshua, who he expects to lose to Pulev at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday, June 20. “Fury-Joshua is never going to happen,” Arum told The Times. “Pulev is going to knock Joshua out, so why would I talk to his promoter, Eddie, who I love dearly, about a Joshua-Fury fight? “I think Pulev wins, and then I negotiate with myself to do a Pulev-Fury fight. “Let us make...
‘The number is $600m’ – Floyd Mayweather names his price for Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov fights
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‘The number is $600m’ – Floyd Mayweather names his price for Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov fights

Flamboyant retired boxer, Floyd Mayweather has named his price for his 2020 comeback, demanding $600million to fight UFC stars, Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. The undefeated American who last defeated McGregor in a big money fight that saw him made a whopping $300m in August 2017, is set to make a return to action. Earlier this year,  Mayweather appeared to confirm a rematch with Conor McGregor after sharing a poster of the pair with "Mayweather vs McGregor 2 2020".     According to Mirror UK, the flamboyant boxer is working with UFC chief Dana White to decide his rematch with McGregor or a bout with his Russian UFC rival Khabib Nurmagomedov. Speaking at an event at London's York Hall, promoted by DKM Promotions, Mayweather said: "Like we talked abo...
I was Blacklisted From Hollywood After Supporting Donald Trump in 2016 – Actor Antonio Sabato Jr.
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I was Blacklisted From Hollywood After Supporting Donald Trump in 2016 – Actor Antonio Sabato Jr.

Italian-American model and actor, Antonio Sabato Jr., has claimed he has been 'blacklisted' from Hollywood four years after showed his support for Donald Trump. The 48-year-old actor, whose support was highlighted in a speech at the Republican National Convention had to move from California to Florida after supporting Trump. 'I had to sell everything,' Sabato Jr. said in a phone interview with Variety from his new home in Florida 'I had to pay all my debts. I was blacklisted. All my representatives left me, from agents to managers to commercial agents,' he added. 'I literally had to move, find a new job to survive and take care of my kids. It’s been terrible. It’s mind-blowing. It’s a disgrace,' he added. 'It’s tough, because if you’re in that environment in Hollywood an...
Watford Coach Reveals Why Liverpool Lost 3-0
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Watford Coach Reveals Why Liverpool Lost 3-0

Watford coach, Nigel Pearson, has said that his side defeated Liverpool 3-0 in the Premier League on Saturday night because his players were at their best. He also singled out Senegalese winger, Ismaila Sarr, for praise following the 22-year-old’s impressive display against the Premier League leaders. Watford defeated Jurgen Klopp’s men at Vicarage Road to end the Reds’ 44-game unbeaten run, thanks to two goals from Ismaila Sarr and a strike from Troy Deeney. Speaking after the match, Pearson was quoted by Watford’s official website as saying: “To beat the best club side in the world at the moment is testament to how we played. “We were at our best today [against Liverpool], and I am proud of my players’ performances. “It is a vital three points, and we have got ten game...
Anthony Joshua Warned Over Fighting Fury After Wilder’s Defeat
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Anthony Joshua Warned Over Fighting Fury After Wilder’s Defeat

Former WBC and WBO middleweight champion, Kelly Pavlik, has warned British fighter, Anthony Joshua, that he would be an ‘easier fight’ for his fellow countryman, Tyson Fury to knock out than American boxer, Deontay Wilder. DAILY POST had reported that Joshua asked boxing promoter, Eddie Hearn, to come to terms with Fury over a unification fight after 31-year-old defeated American boxer, Deontay Wilder. Fury defeated Wilder in the 7th round at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, USA, to regain the WBC world heavyweight title some days ago. But Pavlik believes Joshua would be a lesser threat to Fury if both heavyweight champions were to face-off. “I think Tyson Fury is absolutely the best heavyweight ahead of Joshua out there right now,” Pavlik was quoted by Metro UK as ...
45-year-old Funke Oshonaike Sets African record, Qualifies for Seventh Olympics
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45-year-old Funke Oshonaike Sets African record, Qualifies for Seventh Olympics

Nigeria's veteran women’s table tennis player,  Funke Oshonaike, has set a new African record by becoming the first African woman to qualify for a 7th Olympic event and has revealed she will retire from the game after participating in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic games. Oshonaike, 45, defeated Cameroon’s Sarah Hannfou 4-1 (12-10, 11-4, 4-11, 11-7, 11-6) in the deciding match of the ITTF-Africa Top 16 Cup in Tunisia to make it to the table tennis event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Oshonaike who made her Olympics debut in 1996 said; “I enjoyed every day I spent at the Games Village , it was an experience I will always cherish because it shows how the world should look like, everybody is the same,” Oshonaike, was quoted on ITTF-Africa’s Twitter handle. “We ...
Bride Dumped by Fiance for Being too Fat Gets ‘Ultimate Revenge’ by Winning Miss Great Britain
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Bride Dumped by Fiance for Being too Fat Gets ‘Ultimate Revenge’ by Winning Miss Great Britain

A woman who was dumped by her fiance three years ago for eating too much and being too fat has now gotten her 'ultimate revenge' as she lost eight stone of fat and defeated other contestants to win the Miss Great Britain pageant.                Three years ago Jen Atkin was enjoying planning her dream wedding, when her fiancé suddenly ended the relationship. Jen said she was preparing to marry to the "love of her life" when he broke up with her for 'eating too much junk food and getting too fat". Fast forward to February 2020 and Jen isn't just the newly crowned Miss Great Britain, but she is happily married to someone else. 26-year-old Jen, over the period of two years started eating healthy and shed eight stone, going from a size 22 to a size 10, after thinking that her ...
Coronavirus:Stop all Flights from Affected Countries- Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar tells President Buhari
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Coronavirus:Stop all Flights from Affected Countries- Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar tells President Buhari

As Nigeria records its first case of Coronavirus, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has asked President Buhari to stop all flights from affected countries. Atiku made the appeal in a statement released this afternoon. Read below Now that Nigeria has had her first confirmed case of the Corona Virus infestation, via a citizen of Italy, who visited Lagos and Ogun states, I would want to offer my patriotic counsel to the government of General Muhammadu Buhari, on how best to tackle this issue. We must call upon our experience with the Wild Ebola Virus, of which we were the first nation in the world to defeat that scourge in 2014. How did Nigeria do it? We achieved it by showing unprecedented unity. The federal government of the day worked closely with the Lagos and Rivers sta...
Michael Owen Predicts Winner of Manchester United vs Everton
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Michael Owen Predicts Winner of Manchester United vs Everton

Former Liverpool star, Michael Owen has predicted the outcome of the match between Manchester United and Everton at Goodison Park this weekend. Manchester United go into this weekend game unbeaten in seven matches in all competitions. The Red Devils defeated Club Brugge 5-0 in the Europa League in their last game on Thursday night. The likes of Richarlison and Dominic Calvert-Lewin are flourishing under the new Everton boss though and Goodison is once again becoming a fortress. “United were flattered by the margin of victory against Watford at Old Trafford on Sunday,” Owen wrote in his Betvictor column. “Everton had the opportunities to get at least a point at the Emirates on Sunday and the burgeoning partnership of Richarlison and Dominic Calvert-Lewin and remarkable re...
Sergio Ramos Gives Real Madrid two Options After Losing to Man City
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Sergio Ramos Gives Real Madrid two Options After Losing to Man City

Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos has given Zinedine Zidane’s side two options following their 2-1 loss to Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first-leg tie on Wednesday night. The Los Blancos were defeated by Pep Guardiola’s men at the Santiago Bernabeu, after goals from Gabriel Jesus and Kelvin De Bruyne. Isco’s lone strike was not enough to give the home side a draw in front of their supporters. Ramos, who was sent off during the encounter following a foul on Jesus, wants Real Madrid to either think about their yesterday’s defeat against the Premier League champions or work for tomorrow’s victory. In reaction, Ramos, in a tweet on his official Twitter page on Thursday wrote: “After a very hard night, I see two options: we can think about yesterday’s ...
Lyon vs Juventus: Ramsey Makes Demands From Sarri’s men After Champions League Defeat
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Lyon vs Juventus: Ramsey Makes Demands From Sarri’s men After Champions League Defeat

Juventus midfielder, Aaron Ramsey, has called on his teammates to focus on themselves and work hard following their 1-0 defeat to Lyon in the Champions League round of 16 first leg encounter on Wednesday night. He also wants Juventus to improve on their performances going forward. Lyon defeated Maurizio Sarri’s men in France, thanks to a lone goal from Lucas Tousart to give the French Ligue 1 side a narrow win over the Serie A champions. Speaking after the match, Ramsey was quoted by Juventus’ official website as saying: “We knew it was going to be difficult against Lyon, but we did not play the game we wanted. “We have much work to do, but I am confident because we are a united group. “This is only the first half, and now we work hard. Let’s focus on ourselves and do be...
Joe Hart Not Happy with Guardiola’s Tactics
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Joe Hart Not Happy with Guardiola’s Tactics

Former Manchester City goalkeeper, Joe Hart has questioned the club’s manager, Pep Guardiola’s tactical approach after the Premier League champions defeated Real Madrid 2-1 at the Bernabeu in their Champions League last-16 first-leg clash on Wednesday. City came from one goal down to hand the LaLiga giants a shock defeat last night. Gabriel Jesus and Kelvin De Bruyne scored for the visitors after Isco had given the hosts the lead. The Spanish gaffer made several surprising changes to his lineup, with Raheem Sterling, Sergio Aguero, David Silva and Fernandinho all on the substitutes’ bench. He had decided to start Bernardo Silva and De Bruyne switched in seemingly strange roles up top in a move that surprised Hart. The former England No.1 told BT Sport, “I think a convent...
Arsene Wenger Praises Gnabry After Bayern Munich Defeated Chelsea
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Arsene Wenger Praises Gnabry After Bayern Munich Defeated Chelsea

Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has praised Bayern Munich midfielder, Serge Gnabry, following the 24-year-old’s impressive display in the Bavarians’ UEFA Champions League round of 16 first-leg 3-0 win over Chelsea on Tuesday night. Bayern Munich defeated Frank Lampard’s men at Stamford Bridge, thanks to two goals from Serge Gnabry and a strike from Robert Lewandowski. Wenger, who coached Gnabry during their time at Arsenal before he loaned the Germany international to West Brom, told beIN Sports after the match: “Serge Gnabry has no real limitations,” Wenger told beIN Sports. “He has pace, power, technical ability, and he is brilliant. “I loaned him to West Brom, and it did not work out at all. In fairness, I think we had an agreement with him, and Bayern stole him a...
Saudi Arabia to Bid £400m to Host Tyson Fury’s Next Fight Against Wilder or Joshua
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Saudi Arabia to Bid £400m to Host Tyson Fury’s Next Fight Against Wilder or Joshua

Saudi Arabia's royal family are set to bid an outrageous £400m to host Tyson Fury's next fight after members of the Royal Family were ringside in Las Vegas to watch the Gypsy King's ruthless win over Deontay Wilder at the weekend. Fury defeated Wilder on Sunday morning to claim the WBC Heavyweight belt and Wilder confirmed on Tuesday that he will re-activate his rematch clause in their contract within the next 28 days but fans are clamoring for a fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua to determine the undisputed Heavyweight champion of the world.   A fight between Joshua and Fury will be an automatic sell out in the UK as both fighters are British, but the Saudi Royal family plan to bid 400 million pounds for Fury's next fight seeing how much success they achieve...
Ring Magazine Releases New List of top 10 Heavyweights-See Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder’s New Positions
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Ring Magazine Releases New List of top 10 Heavyweights-See Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder’s New Positions

Boxing's biggest magazine, the Ring Magazine, on Tuesday released it's new list of top heavyweight boxers, with Deontay Wilder dropping down the list while British-Nigerian boxer Anthony Joshua climbed up the list. Tyson Fury, still undefeated, defeated Deontay Wilder over the weekend to retain the lineal heavyweight belt and clinch the WBC belt and is now the Ring Magazine number one world champion. Fury is the third heavyweight in history to win the Ring Magzine belt twice after Muhammad Ali and Floyd Patterson while two-time world champion Anthony Joshua is now second place following his rematch win over Andy Ruiz Jr in December. Deontay wilder has now dropped down to fourth spot follwoing his loss to Fury, with Dillian Whyte now above the Bronze Bomber. See the full...
Arteta Reveals Arsenal Player that Has Proven him Wrong
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Arteta Reveals Arsenal Player that Has Proven him Wrong

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has admitted that he had doubts about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, before he was appointed as Unai Emery’s successor. Aubameyang scored twice on Sunday, as the Gunners defeated Everton 3-2 at the Emirates. Speaking to Sky Sports after the match, Arteta revealed he was not sure about the Gabon striker’s work rate. He said: “Incredible, the amount of work that he is doing and how he takes on defensive responsibility. “Before I had my questions, but it shows the commitment that he’s showing with his teammates and with the club. “I wasn’t sure if he wanted to do it or if he could do it physically. But he showed that he can do it physically, so then it is about ‘Do you want to do it or not?”
Race for Champions League Places Hots up as Arsenal, Man Utd Win
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Race for Champions League Places Hots up as Arsenal, Man Utd Win

Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal all won this weekend, as the race to finish in Champions League places in England begins to hot up. Frank Lampard’s men who were fourth before any ball was kicked, defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in Saturday’s early kick-off. The Blues’ double over Jose Mourinho’s men opened up a four-point gap between them and Spurs ahead of today’s games. United closed the gap to three points, with an easy 3-0 victory over Watford at Old Trafford. Bruno Fernandes scored from the penalty spot, before Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood sealed the points for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men. They are now fifth on the log. Wolverhampton Wanderers are still in the conversation for European places and Arsenal continued their steady climb up the table, with a ...
Solskjaer Makes Demand From Martial after Man United’s 3-0 win Over Watford
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Solskjaer Makes Demand From Martial after Man United’s 3-0 win Over Watford

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has called on forward, Anthony Martial to keep on scoring for the club following their 3-0 win over Watford in the Premier League on Sunday. Man United defeated Watford at Old Trafford, thanks to three goals from Bruno Fernandes, Anthony Martial, and Mason Greenwood. Martial’s goal against Watford means the France international has now scored three goals in his last three games for the Red Devils against Chelsea, Club Brugge, and Watford. Speaking after the game, Solskjaer was quoted by MEN as telling reporters at his post-match conference: “I am happy for Martial. He has had a fantastic week and I am one of his biggest critics. “I keep on demanding different stuff from him. “But this week he has come up with a number nine...
‘I’ve Already Spoken to Anthony Joshua, He Wants Fury next!’ – AJ’s Agent and Promoter Eddie Hearn Says after Fury’s Win Over Wilder
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‘I’ve Already Spoken to Anthony Joshua, He Wants Fury next!’ – AJ’s Agent and Promoter Eddie Hearn Says after Fury’s Win Over Wilder

Eddie Hearn, promoter and agent to Anthony Joshua has revealed the British-Nigerian boxing champion wants to fight Tyson Fury next, after watching Fury sensationally defeat Deontay Wilder in 7 round knock out on Sunday morning at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. It was the second time Fury and Wilder were fighting, after getting a draw in the first clash in December 2018, and with the win Fury now has the WBC heavyweight belt while still retaining the Lineal and Ring magazine heavyweight championship belt. Fury's win now means Britain has all the belts in the boxing heavyweight division and Hearn has revealed Joshua wants a unification bout against Fury, a match that if agreed will determine the true king of the heavyweight division. Speaking on the Weekend Sports Break...
Anthony Joshua Should Avoid Tyson Fury by all Means Now’ – Social Media Reacts to Fury’s Win Over Deontay Wilder
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Anthony Joshua Should Avoid Tyson Fury by all Means Now’ – Social Media Reacts to Fury’s Win Over Deontay Wilder

On Sunday morning at the MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, British boxer Tyson Fury defeated American Boxer Deontay Wilder to become the WBC Heavyweight champion of the world. Wilder who had over 40 fights undefeated and was fighting at home, lost his concentration after getting knocked down by Fury in the third round and was deemed unfit to continue by his team and referee in the 7th round after Fury gave him multiple blows to the head. Fury now has the WBC , lineal and Ring Magazine belts and social media users were quick to have their say, with many feeling Fury is now the best heavyweight boxer in the world. See reactions below.  
Mourinho Speaks on Delle Alli’s Anger During Tottenham’s Defeat to RB Leipzig
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Mourinho Speaks on Delle Alli’s Anger During Tottenham’s Defeat to RB Leipzig

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, has disclosed why midfielder, Dele Alli was angry after being substituted during their UEFA Champions League round of 16 first-leg 1-0 defeat against RB Leipzig on Wednesday night in London. Tottenham was defeated in front of their home fans after Timo Werner scored the only goal of the encounter from the spot-kick in the second half to give the Bundesliga leaders an advantage ahead of the return leg in March. Dele Alli was captured by camera throwing a water bottle to the ground before looking visibly upset on the bench when Erik Lamela replaced him in the 64th minute of the encounter at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. But Mourinho said Alli was angry when he was substituted because of his performance and not with him. “I think Dell...
See The Nigerian Artiste That Defeated Burna Boy At The Brits Award
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See The Nigerian Artiste That Defeated Burna Boy At The Brits Award

Tyler Gregory Okonma was born on March 6, 1991 in Ladera Heights, California,the son of a Nigerian father with Igbo ancestry and an American mother of mixed African-American and European-Canadian descent. He never met his father and spent his early life living in the communities of Ladera Heights and Hawthorne, California.At the age of seven, he would take the cover out of an album’s case and create covers for his own imaginary albums—including a tracklist with song lengths—before he could even make music. At the age of 14, he taught himself to play the piano. In his 12 years of schooling, he attended 12 different schools in the Los Angeles and Sacramento areas. He worked at FedEx for just under two weeks, and Starbucks for over two years. Okonma took his stage name fro...
Simeone Reveals Why Atletico Madrid Defeated Liverpool
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Simeone Reveals Why Atletico Madrid Defeated Liverpool

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone, has disclosed that his side defeated Liverpool in the Champions League round of 16 first-leg encounter on Tuesday night because his players started very well and got an early goal. He also hailed his players for their impressive performances against Jurgen Klopp’s side. Simeone’s men defeated the Premier League leaders at the Wanda Metropolitano, thanks to an early goal from Saul Niguez. Speaking after the match, Simeone was quoted by Atletico Madrid’s official website as saying: “We started very well and found a goal against Liverpool, and then we understood that we could defend well against them regardless of where the match took us. “This is one of those nights that you never forget, beating the best team in the world. “My player...
Ighalo Makes History After Man United’s 2-0 Victory Over Chelsea
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Ighalo Makes History After Man United’s 2-0 Victory Over Chelsea

Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, on Monday night, made history following his side’s 2-0 win over Chelsea in the Premier League. Man United defeated Chelsea at Stamford Bridge after two goals from Anthony Martial and Harry Maguire. Ighalo’s participation for the Red Devils against Frank Lampard’s men means the 30-year-old is now the 200th player to make an appearance for Man United in the Premier League and also the first Nigerian to do so, according to Opta Joe. The former Watford star replaced Anthony Martial at stoppage time during the encounter against the Blues. He joined Man United on a six-month deal from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua last month. His move to Old Trafford came to reality following striker Marcus Rashford’s back injury, which will rule the En...
Solskjaer Speaks on Chelsea’s Disallowed Goals After Man United’s 2-0 Win
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Solskjaer Speaks on Chelsea’s Disallowed Goals After Man United’s 2-0 Win

Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has commented on Chelsea’s disallowed goals following his side’s 2-0 victory against the Blues on Monday night at Stamford Bridge. Man United defeated Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, thanks to goals from Anthony Martial and Harry Maguire. During the encounter, Chelsea striker, Olivier Giroud, and defender Jacob Zouma had scored against the Red Devils, but the referee canceled the goals through the help of VAR. Reacting to the development, Solskjaer said Giroud’s goal was offside, while Zouma’s goal was not a goal because the France international committed a foul. “We are happy that the referee made the right decision with the help of VAR,” Solskjaer was quoted by Man United’s official website as saying after the match. “We have s...
Correct Defeat, Lampard Tells Chelsea Players Over Man United Clash
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Correct Defeat, Lampard Tells Chelsea Players Over Man United Clash

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has urged his side to ‘correct’ their humiliating 4-0 defeat against Manchester United when they take on the Red Devils in tonight’s Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea was defeated 4-0 by Man United in the Premier League at Old Trafford earlier this season, but Lampard believes it did not feel nice for the Blues to lose the encounter despite their impressive performances against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side. “I didn’t see Chelsea’s 4-0 defeat to Man United at Old Trafford earlier this season as a real influential moment,” Lampard was quoted by Chelsea’s official website as saying. “It did not feel nice to lose with such a scoreline on that day. “It was only a surprise considering our performances against them, we had more possess...
Victor Moses Explains Why Napoli Defeated Inter Milan
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Victor Moses Explains Why Napoli Defeated Inter Milan

Inter Milan winger ,Victor Moses, has revealed why his side was beaten 1-0 by Napoli in the Coppa Italia semi-final first leg encounter on Wednesday night at the San Siro. Napoli defeated Inter Milan, thanks to Fabian Ruiz Pena’s second-half strike. But Moses believes Antonio Conte’s men were tired during the match following their 3-2 victory over AC Milan in Serie A on Sunday. “We were kind of tired after the match against AC Milan on Sunday,” Moses told Inter TV after the match. “We are upset at the outcome, but Inter needs to start winning again in our next match and look forward. “We will try to improve against Lazio in our next fixture and do our best, but we are disappointed with today’s result. “Football in Italy is so tactical, we have a fantastic manager [Con...
We Have Defeated Insurgency, But Facing Challenge Of Terrorism – Buratai
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We Have Defeated Insurgency, But Facing Challenge Of Terrorism – Buratai

The chief of army staff, Tukur Yusuf Buratai has stated that insurgency has been defeated across the country, but the country is still under attack from terrorists. Speaking on Arise News channels, he further went on to state that insurgency is different from terrorism. His words: “We have defeated insurgency, but facing the challenge of terrorism. “There is no where you will not find Boko Haram – even in Lagos here, there are Boko Hatam. In Kaduna, there are Boko Haram. There are more across the North-east. Many have been arrested here in Lagos. We have been tracking them. We arrest them and take them into custody. Buratai stressed that “We must differentiate between insurgency and terrorism. I have tried to tell them at the National Assembly. Someone said three local gove...
Millionaire Businessman Andrew Yang Ends his Presidential Campaign after Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Democratic Primary
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Millionaire Businessman Andrew Yang Ends his Presidential Campaign after Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Democratic Primary

Businessman Andrew Yang has decided to end his Democratic party presidential bid after Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg came out tops in the Democratic primary elections that held in New Hampshire on Tuesday night. In the New Hampshire primary - Bernie defeated second-placed Pete Buttigieg but by a margin of less than 2% while Amy Klobuchar came third, Elizabeth Warren fourth while former VP Joe Biden crashed to fifth place on a disastrous night for who was once seen as a front runner in the race.                                 Yang, buoyed by a new set of fans known as the Yang Gang, announced he will be halting his electoral ambitions after also doing badly in the Iowa primaries last week. "While there is great work left to be done, you know I am the math guy, and it is clea...
I Neever Called President Buhari an Ethnic Bigot in 2003- Bola Tinubu
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I Neever Called President Buhari an Ethnic Bigot in 2003- Bola Tinubu

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has accused ‘merchants of hate and fake news’ of plotting to sow seeds of discord between him and President Buhari. The former Lagos state governor said this while reacting to a statement credited to him, in which he was alleged to have described Buhari as an ‘ethnic bigot’ and an ‘agent of destabilisation’, who ‘if given the chance would ensure the disintegration of the country”. In a statement released by his spokesman, Tunde Rahman, Tinubu denied ever making such a statement. Tinubu said the concocted statement was the “handiwork of merchants of hate and fake news”. “Let’s dissect it: Yes Asiwaju and GMB as he then was, were not in the same party in 2003. But they were not on each other’s path to war...
La Liga Shares List of Highest Goal Scorers
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La Liga Shares List of Highest Goal Scorers

Following the conclusion of the Spanish La Liga Match-Day 22 fixtures on Sunday, where Barcelona defeated Granada Levante 2-0, below are the highest goal scorers chasing the golden boot in the Spanish top-flight league. Barcelona captain Lionel Messi is presently the highest goal scorer in La Liga with 14 goals. Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema is in the second position with 13 goals after he scored the only goal in his side’s La Liga 1-0 victory against Atletico Madrid over the weekend. La Liga top scorers: 14 goals: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 13 goals: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) 11 goals: Luis Suarez (Barcelona) 9 goals: Roger Martí (Levante), Chimy Avila (Osasuna), Angel Rodriguez (Gatefe), Joselu (Alaves), Maxi Gomez (Valencia) 8 goals: Lucas Perez (Alaves), Santi Cazorla (...