Forest sign Nigeria striker Awoniyi from Union Berlin | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News
Nottingham Forest have paid a club record fee of around £17 million ($20 million) to Nigeria striker Taiwo Awoniyi from Union Berlin.
Taiwo Awoniyi Awoniyi agreed a five-year contract with Forest, who are preparing for their first season back in the Premier League since 1999.Share on Telegram Oslo's Pride march was called off on Saturday after "terrorist" shootings in the centre of the normally tranquil Norwegian capital killed two people and wounded 21 others.There was pandemonium in the ancient town of Ilesa, Osun State, yesterday, when some suspected political thugs stormed some wards and registration centres where registered voters were collecting their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) and disrupted the exercise.DSP Wasiu Abiodun, Command Public Relations Officer, announced this to the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) in Minna on Saturday.
The 24-year-old scored 20 goals in 43 games in all competitions in his last season in the Bundesliga.He is Forest’s first senior signing since their victory over Huddersfield in the Championship play-off final.– Police said a suspect had been arrested following the shootings, which occurred around 1:00 am (2300 GMT Friday) in three locations, including a gay bar, in the centre of the Norwegian capital.“There’s been a lot of interest in Taiwo from other Premier League clubs and other clubs across Europe, so we’re delighted that he’s chosen Nottingham Forest,” Forest boss Steve Cooper said.“Because many of our members decided to come out en-masse to collect their PVCs, the All Progressives Congress (APC) sent their thugs to attack us.“He’s a player who we really believe in and we look forward to him going on to fulfil his potential and become a top Premier League striker with Nottingham Forest.(Photo by ÿrn E.” Awoniyi began his professional career at Liverpool before leaving last July, but did not make a first-team appearance for the Reds and was sent on loan several times.He also called on them not to hesitate to report any person or group of persons with gunshot injuries to the nearest security outfit for necessary action.
Liverpool are set to receive 10 per cent of the fee under the terms of his departure.Police arrested a suspect, a 42-year-old Norwegian man of Iranian descent, shortly after the shooting started around 1:00 am (2300 GMT Friday) in three locations in central Oslo, including a gay bar.HOWEVER, Director of Media and Publicity of the APC in the state, Kunle Oyatomi, said he was not aware of the incident.Awoniyi’s 15 goals in 31 Bundesliga matches helped Union Berlin secure a fifth-place finish and qualify for the Europa League for the first time since 2001-02.“It’s always been my dream to play in the Premier League and, having spoken to Steve Cooper about our ambitions and looking at Forest with its great history, it’s a club that I want to be part of,” Awoniyi said.Organisers of the Pride march that was due to take place on Saturday afternoon said they were calling it off.Awoniyi won the first of his three caps for Nigeria against the Central African Republic last October and scored his first goal against Sudan in January at the African Cup of Nations.In this article.“We do not yet know the reasons for this terrible act, but to all the homosexuals who now are afraid and are in mourning, I say we are all with you,” Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Store said on Facebook.
Two killed in Norway 'terror' shooting | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World NewsOslo's Pride march was called off on Saturday after 'terrorist' shootings in the centre of the normally tranquil Norwegian capital killed two people and wounded 21 others.
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