This is how Nigeria has been colonised by European football – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Millions of Nigerian ball fans are in tears now that the European football season is over. These madcap fans cannot just have enough of the English Premier League. Time was when Surulere, Lagos was known as the sports-city on account…

Man City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak says some rivals are ‘jealous’ (BBC)

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak says some of their rivals are jealous of the club’s success. City became the first English side to win a domestic treble when they beat Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final, yet the…

Manchester bidding war for Cancelo (FootballItalia)

Juventus are inclined to sell Joao Cancelo this summer, with Manchester City and Manchester United ready for a €60m bidding war. The Portugal international had been brought in from Valencia last summer at a cost of €40m following his Serie…

Man City referred to Uefa financial body (BBC)

Manchester City say they are “disappointed, but regrettably not surprised” after being referred to Uefa’s club financial control body. BBC Sport reported this week that Uefa investigators want City banned from the Champions League for a season if found guilty of…

*Lagos Assembly laments rift at Lagos Polytechnic (Leadership)*Lagos tackles gridlock with layby, slip road (Nation)

Lagos Assembly laments rift at Lagos Polytechnic (Leadership) The Majority Leader of Lagos State House of Assembly Hon. Sanai Agunbiade on Tuesday stated that the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) had been embroiled in crisis which had paralyzed academic activities. Speaking…

Manchester City could face a Uefa ban from Champions League for a season (BBC)

Uefa investigators want Manchester City to be banned from the Champions League for a season if they are found guilty of breaking financial rules. However, according to one well-placed source, a final decision is yet to be made by chief…

Man City will only get better, Guardiola warns rivals (Punch)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has warned his side’s rivals that the English champions will only get stronger after holding off Liverpool to become the first side in a decade to retain the Premier League. Man City came from behind…

*Lagos pardons 14 inmates after 20yrs in prison (Tribune)* Police arrest Lagos day care operator over defilement of baby (Punch)

Lagos pardons 14 inmates after 20yrs in prison (Tribune) Lagos State government on Friday said it has pardoned 14 inmates of the Maximum Security Prison in Kirikiri who have been imprisoned for over 20 years for various offences, while 20…

Guardiola urges caution from City, Man Utd seek Chelsea redemption (Guardian)

Manchester City and Liverpool are showing no signs of letting up in their thrilling Premier League title race but their flawless form contrasts sharply with the struggles of the teams chasing a top-four finish. Manchester United host Chelsea on Sunday…

Roy Keane asked about Manchester United director of football position (EveningNews)

Roy Keane has said he would not be interested in becoming Manchester United’s first director of football – even if he didn’t already have a job in football. Keane was on punditry duty for Sky Sports during the Manchester derby…

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