Messi Unable To Save Barcelona As Poor Start Continues

    Barcelona threw on their stars of the present and the future on Saturday but neither Lionel Messi nor Ansu Fati could save them from a dismal 2-0 defeat away at Granada.  Messi was still not deemed fit enough to start at Los Carmenes while Fati, the 16-year-old who has lit up La Liga … Continue reading Messi Unable To Save Barcelona As Poor Start Continues

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Inter Regain Serie A Lead With Derby Triumph

    Romelu Lukaku fired Inter Milan back top of Serie A with the second goal of a 2-0 derby win that extended their perfect start to the season at the expense of city rivals AC Milan. Belgium striker Lukaku and Marcelo Brozovic’s second-half strikes gave Inter their fourth win in as many games, putting … Continue reading Inter Regain Serie A Lead With Derby Triumph

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Celta Hold Atletico To Draw In Madrid

  Atletico Madrid missed the chance to return to the top of La Liga on Saturday as they were held to a goalless draw at home to Celta Vigo.  After coming from two goals down to salvage a point against Juventus in the Champions League on Wednesday, Atletico failed to sustain the momentum in a match of … Continue reading Celta Hold Atletico To Draw In Madrid

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Nasarawa Election: Tribunal Upholds Governor Sule’s Victory

    The Governor Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State has dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, David Ombugadu. The PDP and its candidates had filed the suit to challenge the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Abdullahi Sule, in the March … Continue reading Nasarawa Election: Tribunal Upholds Governor Sule’s Victory

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Ramsey, Ronaldo Fire Juventus To Serie A Top

  Aaron Ramsey’s first Juventus goal on his maiden start and Cristiano Ronaldo’s spot-kick winner saw the Italian champions seal a comeback 2-1 win over Verona on Saturday that put them top of Serie A ahead of the Milan derby. Welsh international Ramsey pulled Juventus level in the 31st minute in Turin in reply to Miguel Veloso’s early Verona … Continue reading Ramsey, Ronaldo Fire Juventus To Serie A Top

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Guardiola Salutes ‘Ruthless’ Man City After Eight-Goal Blitz

  Pep Guardiola saluted Manchester City’s “ruthless” streak after they romped to a club record 8-0 Premier League demolition of hapless Watford on Saturday. Guardiola was delighted that his team did not ease off after storming into a 5-0 lead in just 18 minutes at the Etihad Stadium. It continued City’s impressive response following their … Continue reading Guardiola Salutes ‘Ruthless’ Man City After Eight-Goal Blitz

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Insecurity: Military Intervention Unnecessary Unless Dialogue Fails – Niger Governor

  The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, has said that except dialogue fails, military intervention in the security challenges affecting the country is not necessary. The governor stated this on Saturday at the 2nd General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Annual Peace Lecture. He identified population explosion and lack of clear cut grazing routes in the country … Continue reading Insecurity: Military Intervention Unnecessary Unless Dialogue Fails – Niger Governor

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Guardiola Hopeful Of Mendy’s Return To City

  Pep Guardiola insists Benjamin Mendy can still be a force for injury-hit Manchester City despite the French defender’s own struggles to find top fitness. Mendy has endured a difficult time with City since arriving from Monaco in a £52 million ($64.85 million) deal in 2017. He suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury in September … Continue reading Guardiola Hopeful Of Mendy’s Return To City

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Somali President Signs Anti-Corruption Law

  Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Saturday signed an anti-graft bill into law, a long-awaited piece of legislation in one of the world’s most corrupt nations. The president, better known by his nickname Farmajo, came into office in 2017 vowing to combat the scourge which permeates evert aspect of life. The new law will … Continue reading Somali President Signs Anti-Corruption Law

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France’s Fofana Ruled Out Of Rugby World Cup

Retiring France centre Wesley Fofana was ruled out of the rest of the Rugby World Cup on Saturday and replaced by uncapped Pierre-Louis Barassi, the French Rugby Union announced. Fofana, 31, who announced earlier in the year he would end his international career after the tournament, has failed to recover from a thigh problem. He missed … Continue reading France’s Fofana Ruled Out Of Rugby World Cup

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