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Larry King, the longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless newsmakers and his sartorial sensibilities, has died. He was 87.

Veteran talk show host Larry King passes on at 87

"With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host and friend Larry King, who passed away this morning at age 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles," the statement said. "For 63 years and across the platforms of radio, television and digital media, Larry's many thousands of interviews, awards, and global acclaim stand as a testament to his unique and lasting talent as a broadcaster."
Instagram has suspended the official Instagram page of popular Nigerian blogger, Tunde Ednut, for the second time just two days after he re-emerged on the platform.

Instagram suspends Tunde Ednut’s new account

Early this year, Tunde Ednut’s old account which has over 2million followers was suspended by Instagram, forcing him to create a new Instagram account after efforts to recover the old account failed.
Cardi B and her former manager agreed to an amicable split, resolving a years-long $25 million dispute.

Cardi B, ex-manager resolve $25 million case

In April of 2018, Klenord Raphael, sued Cardi for $10 million dollars, claiming he was fired in a breach of contract after discovering her in 2015. He also alleged defamation, according to PEOPLE.
Angel Gomes is unsettled at Manchester United, with Barcelona in prime position to scoop up the highly rated young attacker.

Angel Gomes: I left Manchester United for Lille to find happiness in my football

Angel Gomes has explained that he left Manchester United to sign for Lille in the summer because he craved “happiness” in his football career.
Real Madrid forward Luka Jovic has tested positive for the coronavirus, the club confirmed on Friday.

Real Madrid forward tests positive for coronavirus

Real Madrid forward Luka Jovic has tested positive for the coronavirus, the club confirmed on Friday.

Chimamanda Adichie bags Women’s Prize ‘winner of winners’

Chimamanda Adichie’s novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, has been voted the best book to have won the Women’s Prize for Fiction in its 25-year history.

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The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS), Gombe State command, says about 119 inmates in two custodial centres in the state have undergone vocational skills training.

Nigeria correctional empowers 119 inmates in Gombe – controller

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS), Gombe State command, says about 119 inmates in two custodial centres in the state have undergone vocational skills training.
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)

Afreximbank disburses $250 million to Nigerian company to acquire 45% stake in oil lease

Afreximbank has disbursed 250 million dollars as part of its support for Trans Niger Oil and Gas Ltd (TNOG) to acquire 45 per cent stake in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 17 onshore oilfield.
Anthony Martial and Axel Tuanzebe were racially abused on social media after Manchester United's 2-1 defeat to Sheffield United on Wednesday night.

Manchester United defender suffers racist abuse

Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe was subjected to racist abuse on social media after playing in Sheffield United’s shock 2-1 victory at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

Court sentences man to 6 months imprisonment for cyber fraud

Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court on Thursday sentenced a man, Godwin James, to six months imprisonment for internet fraud.

WADA gets more funds through IOC to fight anti-doping drug offences

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has received almost $400,000 (£292,000/€331,000) in extra funding for its Intelligence and Investigations Department through additional donations from the Governments of France, Cyprus, Greece and Poland.