Bayern Munich Want Arsenal Teenager, Xavier Amaechi

Arsenal’s teenage midfielder, Xavier Amaechi has emerged as a rumored transfer target for German champions Bayern Munich, reports sportsmole.co.uk. The 18-year-old of Nigerian parentage is highly regarded at the Emirates Stadium and was awarded a professional deal last year that runs through until 2022. Amaechi is a winger by trade and has been on target a few times in Premier League 2 this season, which, according to Football. London has attracted the interest of Bayern. Following the success of fellow English youngster, Jadon Sancho this term, the same report indicates…

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Chelsea appeal FIFA’s transfer ban

However, the world football governing body insisted that no decision has been taken on freezing the sanction during the legal process. Chelsea previously said they “categorically refute the findings of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee”, and would be appealing the ban on registering new players for two transfer windows, which FIFA imposed for breaching rules to protect teenage players. But FIFA, in a statement on Tuesday, said: “there is no exact timetable” for Chelsea’s case, and the appeal panel chairman must decide on freezing the punishment. FIFA’s disciplinary committee had imposed…

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Bayern extend Gnabry’s contract as part of squad overhaul

Soccer Football – Bundesliga – Borussia Moenchengladbach v Bayern Munich – Borussia-Park, Moenchengladbach, Germany – March 2, 2019, Bayern Munich’s Serge Gnabry celebrates scoring their fourth goal REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen DFL regulations prohibit any use of photographs as image sequences and/or quasi-video. Germany winger Serge Gnabry has extended his Bayern Munich contract until 2023, adding three more years to his deal, as the defending Bundesliga champions continue to rejuvenate their squad. The 23-year-old is being groomed to replace Bayern’s aging wingers Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery, who are both 35 and…

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PDP’s letter to INEC detailing ‘manipulation’ of presidential election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday released the letter of protest over 2019 Presidential Election, it’s National Chairman, Uche Secondus, submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In the letter made available, PDP insisted that the presidential election was manipulated in favor of the ruling party. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner, having polled 15,191,847 votes as against PDP’s Atiku Abubakar’s 11,262,978 votes with a victory margin of 3,928,869 votes The PDP letter to INEC below:…

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Czech Republic, UAE leaders react to outcome of Nigeria’s presidential election

President Milos Zeman of Czech Republic has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria on his re-election. Statement from Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said that in the congratulatory message, President Zeman wished the Nigerian President every success in his second term in office for the well-being and prosperity of the Nigerian people. I highly value the diversity of cooperation and longstanding friendly relations between the Czech Republic and the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I am looking forward to working with Your Excellency in the…

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Cameroon government ejects Nigerian refugees – Commissioner

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCRMIDP) have expressed concern over the ejection of Nigerian refugees by Cameroon Government in spite of passionate appeal. The Commissioner of NCRMIDP, Hajia Sadiya Umar, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. “It is highly regrettable and sad to note that despite the passionate appeal made by the Nigerian Authorities to the Government of Cameroon not to chase out the victims of Boko Haram attacks from Rann Local Government Area of Borno State, this appeal has been ignored.…

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INEC Threatens To Cancel Election Results Without Card Readers

Worried by the large-scale irregularities that characterised the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections in Niger State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state has warned that any community that refuses to allow the use of smart card readers during the next Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly polls would have the results of the affected area canceled. INEC said the non-use of the smart card readers contravenes the Electoral Act, insisting that the smart card readers were an integral part of the electoral process and therefore…

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Breaking News: Police Ban Use Of Covered Vehicle Number Plate Across Nigeria

Punch Metro reports that the acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu has prohibited, with immediate effect, the covering of Vehicle Number Plates by all unauthorized vehicle users across the country. Police spokesman, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Frank Mba, on Tuesday, said the IGP gave the order following intelligence report that the unwholesome practice may be deployed by some unscrupulous persons to aid the commission of electoral related offenses before, during and after the Saturday, 9th March, 2019 Gubernatorial/House of Assembly elections. He said, apart from possible threats to…

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BBNaija 2019: Organizers reveal timetable, TV channels, general plans

MultiChoice, the organizers of most popular Nigerian TV reality show, Big Brother Naija, has released its timetable and plans for this year’s event. MultiChoice, in a statement on Thursday, said it would be treating fans of the popular reality TV show to an exclusive reunion show and special pop-up channel on DStv and GOtv starting in March. It revealed that BBNaija pop-up channel will open on Friday, 1 March at 10 am and will run till Sunday, 31 March at midnight on DStv channel 198 and GOtv channel 29 and…

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