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Neymar’s foot operation a success

Surgery on the broken right foot of Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar went successfully Saturday, officials said, leaving the planet’s most expensive footballer in a race to recuperate before the World Cup.

The operation, performed by Brazilian national team surgeon Rodrigo Lasmar, began early on Saturday morning in the Mater Dei hospital in Belo Horizonte.

Just after midday (1500 GMT), a spokesman from the Brazilian football federation announced that the operation was over.

Wood strikes to end Burnley drought

Burnley ended a 12-game winless streak with a 2-1 comeback victory over 10-man Everton at Turf Moor on Saturday.

Second-half goals from Ashley Barnes (56) and substitute Chris Wood (80) brought the alarming run to an end in Sean Dyche’s 250th game in charge, as the Clarets reached the coveted 40-point mark, five adrift of sixth-placed Arsenal.

MOSOP Drops Bombshell on Ogoni Clean-up, Pipelines Replacement

THE Ogoni people of Rivers State in Southern Nigeria, have taken on the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Anglo-Dutch oil and gas major, Shell, claiming that they are negating their environmental rights.

They said for the oil company to continue laying pipelines in their land negates their environmental rights as well as an alleged great display of impunity against the extant laws of the country.