Hector Bellerin to join Barcelona on free transfer

Hector Bellerin will finally leave Arsenal before the deadline day transfer window closes. The right-back has not played since a 1-0 win over Chelsea in May 2021 and it is understood he will re-join Barcelona on a free transfer. Bellerin…

Sergino Dest set to move to Serie A champions AC Milan from Barcelona

After being omitted from the Barcelona squad in all of their matches to begin the season, Sergino Dest looks to be on the verge of a move to Serie A. AC Milan are close to reaching a deal for a…

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Barcelona star ‘robbed and beaten’ by thieves in his own home

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has reportedly been the victim of a violent robbery, according to Spanish outlet El Pais. Per the Daily Mail, at roughly 1am on Monday morning, at least four intruders climbed into the back garden of Aubameyang’s home in…

*Police arrest woman during stolen baby’s christening (Punch)*FG records N3t deficit in 4 months, subsidy gulps N1.94t (Vanguard)

Police arrest woman during stolen baby’s christening (Punch) The Ondo State Police Command said it had arrested a woman identified as Funmi Mogbojuri for allegedly stealing a day-old baby. The police said the 35-year-old suspect stole the baby at the…

*Confusion as pastors, bishops attend Shettima’s unveiling (Punch)*Police launch manhunt for jealous wife who set husband ablaze (DailyTrust)

Confusion as pastors, bishops attend Shettima’s unveiling (Punch) Journalists assigned to cover the official presentation of former Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima as the running mate of the presidential flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, watched…

*Smuggling booms at Seme border 18 months after reopening (Punch)*Police nab man for faking own kidnap (Guardian)

Smuggling booms at Seme border 18 months after reopening (Punch) Eighteen months after the Federal Government announced the reopening of the Seme border following a 14-month closure, smuggling is once more thriving there, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. When the Federal…

Barcelona phone booth library vandalised a day after opening

Barely a day after it opened, Barcelona’s smallest lending library has been forced to close after it was attacked by vandals. Barcelona’s last surviving telephone booth, which has been converted into a miniature book exchange, information centre and mobile charging…

Barcelona honours Gabriel García Márquez with new library

In the digital age, building a new library filled with old-fashioned printed books seems idealistic, almost quixotic.Not so in Barcelona. The city council is about to open a new €12m (£10m) library next month, the latest instalment in a programme…

*Lagos overwhelmed as beggars take over strategic parks, roundabouts (Guardian)*Police shoot Youtuber, Lagos mob chases cops, nabs one (Punch)

Lagos overwhelmed as beggars take over strategic parks, roundabouts (Guardian) There is mounting concern over the resurgence of beggars at major roundabouts and strategic locations in Lagos State despite the government’s pledge to evacuate them.  The beggars made up of…

Barcelona’s Gerard Pique says club is getting ‘back to our origins’ after Napoli win

Gerard Pique says Barcelona’s emphatic 4-2 Europa League win over Napoli on Thursday, which saw them book their place in the round of 16, sent a message that the Catalan club are on their way back to the top. Barca…

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