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Atletico Madrid Star Joao Felix in awe of Chelsea team

Atletico Madrid forward Joao Felix has revealed that he likes to watch Chelsea midfielder, Mason Mount play. claiming he knew all about the England international’s talents before he even made the first-team breakthrough at Stamford Bridge. Felix, who has been tipped to succeed Cristiano Ronaldo as the king of Portuguese football, is no doubt, well-quipped to follow in his mentor’s footsteps owing to his blistering form in the colours of Atletico Madrid. The Portuguese sensation signed a seven-year contract with Atletico Madrid in 2019 for a transfer fee of   £113 million -the fourth highest sum ever paid in football and Benfica’s biggest transfer also Atl├ętico’s most expensive signing ever.   However, the 21-year-old, who has notched up nine goals in 27 games in all competition this season, declared his admiration for Mount ahead of the Roji Blancos Champions League clash with Chelsea on Tuesday. He said: “I like the way he [Mount] plays, the way he likes to drag the ball, the

Fayose Prays For Buhari's Son For Speedy Recovery

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose , has joined other Nigerians to pray for the speedy recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari ’s son, Yusuf who was involved in a power bike accident. Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Idowu Adelusi, quoted him to have prayed on his verified Twitter Handle that God will be with the President’s family at this trying time. He said, “I wish the President’s son speedy recovery. May the healing hands of the Almighty God be upon the young man and may God be with the first family at this trying time.” “God, who is the giver of life will restore every aspect of Yusuf’s body that needs to be restored.”

I Will Remain Friend To Ndigbo - Buhari

  President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he does not hate Ndigbo and remains a friend to them.   He made this statement through his representative, the Executive Director Administration and Training, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Dr. Steve Egbo, during a special empowerment programme for widows organised by the Chinedu Ogah Foundation in Ebonyi State. There, he restated his resolve to collaborate with the people of the South-East geopolitical zone, in moving the country forward. He however dispelled rampant allegations that he has much hatred for the people of the South-East saying: “ all these accusations, permutations are all lies calculated to create bad feelings of the Igbo people ” and also described it as “ mischief-makers’”  handiwork. Furthermore, he recalled three notable instances when he has demonstrated his love and companionship for the Igbo people. He said: “ I will remain a friend to Ndigbo. I recall that in 2002, I invited

FUEL SCARCITY - WHO'S TO BE BLAME, MARKETERS OR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT?

For some few days now, there have been quite a long queue at the major filling stations across the country, whereby the people involved have been shifting the blame on themselves.  AOP Blog as one of the major news line in the country creates an avenue for you to comment on the current situation. What can you say to this? Drop your comment on the comment box under, they will be reviewed and posted as part of our news headlines. Best Regards AOP BLOG

George Weah Wins Liberia Presidential Election

Former Monaco player,  George Weah  has been voted president of Liberia after clinching 12 of the 15 counties in the west African country. He took to his Twitter page to thank all his supporters, saying that he plans to liberate the country. The striker-turned politician becomes the 25th president of the country. He said : "I am deeply grateful to my family, my friends, my loyal supporters who contributed to our campaign during this extremely long election section"