*US authorities allege Abba Kyari connived with Hushpuppi (Guardian)*Tears, tributes at slain Super TV CEO’s service of songs (Nation)

US authorities alleges Abba Kyari connived with Hushpuppi (Guardian) United States authorities, yesterday, said Nigeria’s top policeman, Abba Kyari, allegedly worked with international fraudster, Ramon Abass, also known as Hushpuppi, to punish the latter’s partner with whom he defrauded a…

Neil Lennon laments ‘lack of hunger and application’ in Celtic 1-4 Sparta Prague defeat

Celtic’s “lack of hunger and application” was “unacceptable” in their 4-1 home defeat by Sparta Prague, manager Neil Lennon has said. Lennon admitted his side’s hopes of qualifying from Europa League Group H have “probably” been ended. And he vowed…

*Customer molests food seller’s five-year-old daughter in Lagos (Punch)*We’re tactically ready to resist any protest in Lagos, Police warn (Vanguard)

Customer molests food seller’s five-year-old daughter in Lagos (Punch) A man, Nnamadi Emdriuokhe, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly molesting a five-year-old girl in the Festac area of the state. PUNCH Metro gathered…

Champions League: Celtic knocked out by Ferencvaros

Celtic suffered their earliest Champions League exit in 15 years after falling to a shock defeat at the hands of Ferencvaros in Glasgow. It seemed Neil Lennon’s side had recovered from David Siger’s early goal for the Hungarian champions when…

Vakoun Issouf Bayo: Celtic forward moves to Toulouse on loan

Celtic striker Vakoun Issouf Bayo has joined Toulouse on loan for the season. The 23-year-old Ivorian has struggled to make an impact at the Scottish champions, scoring twice in 17 appearances, including two starts. Bayo cost around £2m when he…

*1 die, many injured in Customs, smugglers face-off (DailyTrust) *SARS arrested boy on errand, demanded N500,000 – Mother (Punch)

1 die, many injured in Customs, smugglers face-off (DailyTrust) One person died while many others were injured on Tuesday in Ogun State as Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) officials engaged some suspected smugglers in a face-off. The deceased, according to the…

Aribo, teammates hold crisis meeting

Super Eagles midfielder, Joe Aribo, and his Glasgow Rangers’ teammates had Celtic in their sight in the Scottish league race as the ‘Bhoys’ only led the ‘Gers’ by just two points prior to the Scottish winter break, but following an…

Celtic agree ‘significant’ compensation for sex abuse victim (BBC)

A former youth player at Celtic has been awarded “significant” compensation from the club after being sexually abused by a coach. The Parkhead club has admitted liability for historic abuse carried out by convicted paedophile Jim McCafferty. The award was…

Brendan Rodgers set to quit Celtic for Leicester (BBC)

Brendan Rodgers is expected to become Leicester City’s manager after Celtic gave him permission to speak to the Premier League club. The Foxes are keen to install a successor to the sacked Claude Puel as soon as possible. First-team coach…

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