Sadiq Umar hints that he may leave Glasgow Rangers in January of he does not get more playing time

NIGERIAN striker Sadiq Umar has hinted that he may leave Scottish giants Glasgow Rangers in the January transfer window if head coach Steven Gerrard does not play him more often.

 

Popularly known as Jololo, Umar, 21, joined Rangers on loan from Italian side Roma earlier this month but has only been used sparingly. Despite Gerrard being a big fan of the lanky striker, he prefers to use Alfredo Morellos as his targetman, thus limiting Umar to cameo and late substitute appearances.

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Theresa May commits Britain to investing £70m in Nigeria in ambitious plan to create 100,000 jobs

BRITAIN is to launch a new £70m programme aimed at creating 100,000 jobs in Nigeria as part of an aggressive anti-poverty plan to raise the income of 3m people from the poorest parts of the country.

 

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Reverend Father Mbaka accused Buhari administration of marginalising Ndigbo after being denied farming loan

FIERY clergyman Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka has accused the federal government of  marginalising Ndigbo in the scheme of things in Nigeria after he was denied a loan from the Bank of Agriculture to start a farming project.

 

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Britain to train Nigerian Army in counter-terrorism and launches £13m fund for kids affected by Boko Haram insurgency

BRITAIN has agreed to train the Nigerian Army in counter-terrorism tactics as part of a new security partnership aimed at tackling the threat posed by Boko Haram and the Islamic State of West Africa.

 

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Uzoho handed number one jersey at Elche after completing medical as Rohr eyes Arsenal youth goalie Okonkwo

SUPER Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been installed as the first choice goalkeeper of Spanish second division side Elche after passing a medical with the team following his season-long loan switch from Deportivo la Coruna.

 

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Buhari assures Theresa May that next year's Nigerian elections will be free and fair

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has assured British prime minister Theresa May that next year's general elections will be free and fair stressing that they will meet acceptable global standards.

 

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Osinbajo blames failure of PDP to invest in ports and a rail network as being responsible for Apapa gridlock

VICE president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has castigated Nigeria's main opposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for failing to develop Nigeria's other ports during the 16 years while it was in power resulting in the current congestion being witnessed in Lagos.

 

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German pollster Zeus Polls survey reveals that APC remains on course to win more states than PDP

GERMAN independent pollster Zeus Polls has predicted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will win most states in Nigeria's general elections next year securing more than its main rival the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

 

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Ipob declares Python Dance anniversary September 14 as sit-at-home day to protest arrest of Owerri women

SECESSIONIST group the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) has declared September 14 as on which there will be a general strike and resistance across southeast Nigeria in response to the recent arrest of 127 female protesters in Owerri.

 

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Kwankwaso prevented from launching presidential campaign as police seal off Eagle Square

FORMER Kano State governor Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso has been prevented from using Eagle Square Abuja to launch his presidential campaign after the police sealed the facility ahead of the planned event today.

 

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