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All six English teams withdraw from European Super League

All six English teams withdraw from European Super League

Following huge backlash to the proposed Super League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham will follow Manchester City and Chelsea out The Super League is just two days old but it may already be dead in the water with all six English participants withdrawing from the breakaway competition. Protests erupted across the globe after 12...

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Pep Guardiola says plans for closed Super League format are ‘not sport’

Pep Guardiola says plans for closed Super League format are ‘not sport’

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has criticised the closed format of the proposed breakaway European Super League despite his club signing up to the proposal, saying it is “not sport” if success is guaranteed. “It’s not a sport when the relation between effort and reward doesn’t exist,” he said on Tuesday. “It’s not a sport when success...

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Florentino Perez, the Super League’s first chairman: Big clubs’ responsibility is to respond to fans’ desires

Florentino Perez, the Super League’s first chairman: Big clubs’ responsibility is to respond to fans’ desires

The European Super League has been announced, with Florentino Perez named as the first chairman of the competition. A joint statement was released by the 12 founding members of the competition and, in it, Perez explained why he thinks this new venture is a positive one. “We will help football at every level and take...

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Official: Super League is born with Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico as founding members

Official: Super League is born with Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico as founding members

The European Super League has been born. The story reported earlier on Sunday has now been officially confirmed, with a statement released by the new competition late on Sunday night. Florentino Perez is to be the first chairman of the Super League, which has Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, AC Milan, Arsenal, Chelsea, Inter, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham as founding members. Another three clubs are also...

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774,000 jobs: FG commences partial payment of stipends

774,000 jobs: FG commences partial payment of stipends

The Federal Government has commenced partial payment of the N20,000 monthly stipend to the 774,000 beneficiaries of the Special Public Works programme. The Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. READ ALSO: Why people usually insist on collecting placenta after childbirth —Physicians The workers had...

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Kwankwaso, Babangida Aliyu not suspended – PDP

Kwankwaso, Babangida Aliyu not suspended – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed as false, the purported suspension of former Kano State Governor, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso from the party. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja on Sunday, the PDP also said former governor of Niger, Babangida Aliyu was also not suspended. The party was...

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Ohanaeze warns against military deployment in S-East zone

Ohanaeze warns against military deployment in S-East zone

The apex Igbo socio-cultural Ohanaeze Ndigbo has warned that military deployment in the South-East zone may lead to the break of Nigeria. The group noted that there are plots from several quarters persuading the federal government to deploy the military to South-East zone. Secretary-General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Engr. Chidi Ibeh faction, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, who stated...

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I started singing from my mother’s womb — Odumeje

I started singing from my mother’s womb — Odumeje

Popular Onitsha-based cleric and self-acclaimed lion, Prophet Chukwuemeka Odumeje, who opened up on how he acquired his spiritual powers, has also revealed how he got the gift of singing. According to the controversial pastor, he started singing in his mother’s womb. “I started singing in my mother’s womb,” he said. He added: “What I possess...