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Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie T. Johnson blasted Jussie Smollett in an emotional press conference on Thursday in which he said that Smollett's alleged staging of a hoax attack was a "publicity stunt...to promote his career."
Former Super Eagles Ike Shorunmu has backed the national U20 team, the Flying Eagles, to get things right ahead of the FIFA U20 world cup in Poland where the team, alongside Senegal, Mali and South Africa would be representing the African continent at the youth soccer Mundial.
Ex-Nigerian international Osaze Odemwingie has claimed that over 70 per cent of African professional footballers patronise native doctors.
Senator Bernie Sanders, who once campaigned for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 and lost narrowly to Hillary Clinton, has now set his sights on the White House once again.
Voters in Senegal are set to elect a president on Feb. 24 from a mere five candidates, including incumbent and frontrunner Macky Sall, an official said.
The European Union (EU) has provided 45 million euros to support smallholder agri-businesses in rural area in Nigeria and other African countries.
Scotland and Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam has commended Nigeria midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo for his impact at English Championship club since he arrived last summer.
Nigeria forward Junior Ajayi is close to renewing his contract with Egyptian giants Al Ahly following his return to action after a lengthy injury-induced lay-off.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commended the African Union (AU) for recognising the peculiar travails of immigrants, returnees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) across the continent, noting that there was need to bring the issues to the front burner.
The Namibian government on Friday said it hoped a new law to remove criminal penalties for mothers abandoning their new-born babies would ensure women who cannot look after their children can hand them safely to authorities.
Ahead of the presidential election, General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has prayed for free, fair and peaceful elections in Nigeria.
The South African government on Friday threw its weight behind Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya ahead of next week’s landmark hearing against proposed rules that aim to restrict testosterone levels in female runners.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appreciated former President of the United States, Bill Clinton, for his continuous support for Nigeria and the growth of her democracy.
President Muhammadu Buhari has counselled Nigerians to ignore rumours of violence and unrest surrounding the conduct of the 2019 general elections as rescheduled.
Ahead of Saturday’s presidential election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State, has assured voters in the state that the sensitive and non-sensitive materials already distributed for the conduct of Saturday’s elections got to the right destinations across the 16 local government areas of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday said democracy is not easy to achieve and maintain in Nigeria.
Ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Edo State Police Command has restated its commitment to peaceful election in the state.
A Benin City High Court, has ruled that it has jurisdiction to entertain a suit against a United States-based University.
Maurizio Sarri has admitted that his side played “confusing football” in their 2-0 FA Cup defeat to Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Monday.
Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), said on Saturday that the postponement of the 2019 elections had created concern and anxiety due to the complexity of Nigeria as a nation.
France will for now not act on U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for European allies to repatriate hundreds of Islamic State fighters from Syria, taking back militants on a “case-by-case” basis.
Adams Oshiomhole is a terrible electoral umpire and has no moral pedigree to call for the resignation of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), a minister has said.
11 people on Thursday were injured in a knife attack in eastern China, police in Jiangxi province said.