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Jorginho signs for Chelsea


Chelsea have competed the signing of Jorge Luiz Frello Filho, best known as Jorginho from Napoli. The 26-year-old Italian-Brazilian midfielder signed a five-year contract and will wear the No.5 shirt. This is coming few hours after the Premier League club announced former Napoli coach, Maurizio Sarri as the new head coach. ‘I am absolutely ecstatic to be here at Chelsea. It …

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Chelsea sign Sarri as coach, Zola as assistant


Chelsea have competed the signing of Maurizio Sarri as head coach and Gianfranco Zola as his assistant. Sarri is taking over as manager from Antonio Conte, who left his job on Thursday. Chelsea confirmed Conte’s departure on Friday with a 52-word statement. Details later

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President Buhari meets Kemi Adeosun


Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and Senior Pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare. The duo, at 2:30 pm, walked past State House Correspondents on the alleyway shortly after the Jumma’at prayer session by Muslim faithful at the Presidential Villa as they proceeded straight to the President’s office engrossed …

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#EndSARS: Lagos gets new SARS commander

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The Nigerian Police Force has appointed Peter Gana as the new chief superintendent of Police of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) in Lagos state. This was made known by the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force Zone 2 Command, Dolapo Badmos. “As part of the moves by the force to ensure professionalism and accountability on the path of SARS Operatives, …

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Buhari finally commissions Abuja Light Rail

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the Abuja Light Rail Project. The rail which is 45.245km standard gauge rail line from Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport to the Abuja metro station is the first of its kind in West Africa. The project was flagged-off by former President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2007 in an attempt to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The …

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Breaking: Chelsea sack Antonio Conte

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Chelsea have terminated the contract of their manager Antonio Conte. Conte vacated his position after two years in charge of the London club. The manager failed to lead the side into the Champions League last season finishing in fifth place.  The manager exits the Blues having won the Premier League title in his first season at the club. He also …

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FG announces when Third Mainland Bridge will be shut for repairs


The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr. Adedamola Kuti, on Wednesday in Lagos said that the emergency rehabilitation/maintenance of the Third Mainland Bridge project would begin on July 27. Kuti disclosed this at a stakeholders’ meeting at the Ministry of Works office in Lagos. He said that the repair works on the bridge would be staggered over a period of …

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Fayose is a dramatist, says Adeyeye


A member of Nigeria’s ruling party All Peoples Congress (APC), in Ekiti State, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has advised the people of the state to disregard the claims of Governor Ayodele Fayose’s attack. The People Democratic Party (PDP) earlier today claimed that Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose was attacked by policemen allegedly on the order of President Muhammadu Buhari. Adeyeye, in …

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Why APC deserve to win Ekiti governorship poll – Buhari


Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has opined that the Nigeria’s ruling party, All Progressives Congress, (APC) deserves to win the Saturday Ekiti state governorship poll. The 75-year-old president noted that he attended the rally to “make clear the reason why Ekiti people must embrace the Change Agenda” and vote for the party’s candidate, Kayode Fayemi, in the election. Fayemi was governor …

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Official: Chelsea close on signing Sarri, Jorginho


Chelsea are close to completing a deal for Maurizio Sarri to replace Antonio Conte. Sarri’s former boss Aurelio De Laurentiis said “Sarri is close to being new Chelsea manager. My lawyers are in talks with his lawyers to finalise everything.” The Serie A club president also noted that Jorginho, who has been in advanced talks with Manchester City for a number of …

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Hazard speaks about joining Real Madrid as Ronaldo moves to Juve,

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 23:  Eden Hazard of Belgium celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at Spartak Stadium on June 23, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Eden Hazard has spoken about the managerial situation at Chelsea and a potential transfer to Real Madrid’s as “everyone’s dream” but played down a summer move to Los Blancos in an exclusive interview with beIN SPORTS. Much has been made on the future of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, with it widely expected for the Italian coach to be replaced by compatriot Maurizio …

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Croatia Vs England Team News

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Croatia & England will meet on Wednesday evening, with a place in the World Cup finals on the line. Both sides had differing quarter-final performances and are now just a game away from the biggest prize in World Football. Croatia went all the way to penalties to knock out hosts Russia, and book their place in the semi-finals of the …

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PDP stole all Nigeria’s money before leaving power – Tinubu


Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of stealing all the money in the country before leaving power. He made the allegation during Tuesday’s governorship rally in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital. The former Governor of Lagos State also accused the PDP of causing the nation’s problem through corruption. “They …

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FG to shutdown Third Mainland Bridge for repairs


The Nigerian government Tuesday said consultations were ongoing for the closure of Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos for repairs. It said the ministry of works would hold a meeting with stakeholders on Wednesday to discuss how to manage traffic during the repairs. The bridge connects the mainland part of Nigeria’s commercial capital to the Island, where many corporate organisations have …

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England v Croatia: Three key battles in World Cup semi-final


Youth faces experience when England’s young guns and Croatia’s old guard face off in Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final in Moscow, with the prize of a return trip to the Luzhniki Stadium for the final. England have not reached the last four for 28 years and have only once before reached the final, when they won the World Cup on home …

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