Chelsea initiates £40m move for Caldara

Chelsea should be an extremely different proposition under Maurizio Sarri, with the Italian known for playing the sort of attacking football that has rarely been seen at Stamford Bridge under Antonio Conte’s tenure. If the tactics that the 59-year-old employed at his former clubs are anything to go by, then gone will be the three-man […]

Dogara set to dump APC, join PDP

•We are solidly behind him, say loyal Reps • ‘Buhari will retain position without defectors’ The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, may dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) this week. Dogara, who was absent at a parley by the APC House caucus with the Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC) recently, delayed […]

IMF warns China against aggressive economic stimulus

China must resist taking aggressive stimulus steps as it navigates troubled economic waters as they could add to excessive debt levels leading to an “abrupt adjustment”, the International Monetary Fund said Friday. The IMF warning, contained in a policy report, comes after Chinese leaders earlier this week signalled a shift toward looser fiscal policy to […]

Police deny knowledge of Melaye’s alleged kidnap

• Fani-Kayode condemns incident • Judge adjourns case till August 9 The Nigeria Police Force has denied knowledge of the alleged kidnap of Dino Melaye. The senator was scheduled to appear in court in Lokoja, Kogi State, yesterday in a case of alleged gunrunning. Public Relations Officer of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Anjuguri […]