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Daily Archives: June 6, 2022

Chelsea set to lose most expensive sports team tag – just a week after £4.25bn takeover

Chelsea are set to lose their tag as the most expensive sports team in history with NFL side Denver Broncos close to being sold. A consortium led by US businessman Todd Boehly completed a takeover of the Blues in May, worth a whopping £4.25billion. The new owners paid £2.5bn to take over the Premier League club and have committing to investing a further £1.75bn into its infrastructure. That …

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U.S. charges former Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich with exporting planes to Russia without licence

Former Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich, has been charged with exporting two US-origin planes to Russia without a licence by American authorities. The US Justice Department ordered the seizure of two aircraft owned by the Russian oligarch today, saying they had been used in violation of sanctions on Russia imposed over its invasion of Ukraine. The department said in court filings that the two aircraft, a Boeing …

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Northern Govs Reject Lawan As Consensus Candidate, Insists Power Must Shift To South

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors from the North have rejected the choice of Senate President Ahmed Lawan as the consensus presidential candidate of the party. The National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, was said to have announced Lawan as the consensus candidate, a decision members of the National Working Committee reportedly disagreed with. In a meeting on …

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The world’s 100 most-valuable footballers: Mbappe, Vinicius Junio, Haaland and Phil Foden lead the pack

Manchester City‘s new arrival Erling Haaland has been named as the most valuable player in the Premier League by the CIES Football Observatory.  The 21-year-old is said to be worth £130.4million, more than double the £51.2million that City paid to activate his Borussia Dortmund release clause this summer.  CIES calculate a player’s transfer value based on factors including their salary, their club’s performance in different competitions …

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Osinbajo not involved in accident – Aide

Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was not involved in any traffic accident contrary to the trending online reports. He said the vice president only stopped to assist a victim of road traffic accident on his way Vice President Osinbajo only stopped to assist a victim of a …

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