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Leon Balogun scores against Arsenal in pre-season friendly


Rangers defender, Leon Balogun, scored as they held Arsenal to a 2-2 draw with Arsenal in Saturday’s pre-season friendly match.

Balogun headed past Arthur Okonkwo to break the deadlock in the 14th minute.

However, new Gunners boy Nuno Tavares levelled in the 23rd minute.

Both teams went into the break on level terms, but Rangers started the party again with Cedric Itten finding the back of the net in the 75th minute, courtesy of an assist from Glenn Middleton.

A few minutes later, Eddie Nketiah rescued the Gunners from defeat with his 83rd-minute equaliser.

Balogun was in action for 46 minutes before he was substituted for Nathan Patterson, while his compatriot Joe Aribo was not included in Steven Gerrard’s matchday squad.

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Osimhen is a complete striker – Spalletti


New Napoli boss, Luciano Spalletti, has hailed Victor Osimhen as a complete striker.

According to Spalletti, the Super Eagles star is a player who fights and knows how to score.

Spalletti is ready to work with Osimhen in Naples after he replaced Gennaro Gattuso at the end of last season.

During his maiden Serie A campaign, Osimhen scored 10 goals in 24 matches as the Parthenopeans finished fifth on the league table.

Ahead of the 2021-22 season which will begin with a home fixture against Venezia on August 21, the former Inter Milan and Roma coach disclosed that the 22-year-old needs to work on some areas of his game.

"He will certainly be a foothold for...


FG to take possession of looted Benin bronzes

Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has said it will take possession of the 1,130 looted Benin bronzes being expected from Germany.

Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, confirmed this on Saturday in Lagos at a news conference.

NAN reports Mohammed was reacting to the controversy that had trailed who will take possession of the expected artefact between the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II and Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki.

The Oba wanted the artefacts stolen from Benin Palace in 1987 to be returned to a museum to be built within the Palace premises, the governor showed preference for a private trust to take custody and manage the artefacts,

The Minister however said the federal government was the entity recognised by international law...

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Abimbola Ipaye of ‘Bimms’ Aso oke set to wed, releases prewedding photos

Bimms24 wedding

Abimbola “Bimms” Ipaye., the Managing Director of “Traditions by Bimms” is set to walk down the aisle with her soul mate, David and some beautiful prewedding photos have been released ahead of their big day.

Kemi Filani reports that their civil wedding is currently happening in Lagos while the white and traditional wedding ceremony will hold next weekend.

Check out their prewedding photos below:

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