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(Front, L-R) Bayern Munich’s Polish forward Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich’s Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez and Bayern Munich’s Canadian midfielder Alphonso Davies celebrate with the trophy after the German First division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich v Eintracht Frankfurt in Munich, southern Germany, on May 18, 2019. (Photo by John MACDOUGALL / AFP) / DFL

Bayern Munich set for major overhaul

Bayern Munich’s seventh successive Bundesliga title win on Saturday marked both the end of a golden era and the dawning of a new age.
Illustrative- US pop singer Madonna performs during a concert in Tel Aviv September 1, 2009. (Amir Meiri-Flash90)

Madonna confirmed at last for Eurovision in Tel Aviv

Madonna has signed a contract to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, ending uncertainty after calls for her to boycott the event, Israeli public broadcaster KAN said Thursday.
Muhammad Khalid Khan

US: How we arrested Khalid Khan in Nigeria

The U.S. Government on Thursday revealed how it had with assistance from Nigerian relevant agencies successfully extradited U.S. indicted defendant Muhammad Khalid Khan to the U.S.
D'Tigers

D’Tigers to play Canada, Dominican Republic friendlies ahead World Cup

In its quest to adequately prepare the D’Tigers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has lined up multiple grade-A friendlies against the Dominican Republic and Canada for the team.

Oil prices dip as US output at record high since 2017

Oil prices fell on Thursday, pulled down by record U.S. crude production that led to a surge in stockpiles.
Chinese and Canadian flags on show in front of the Forbidden City on December 4, 2017 in Beijing, China.

China sentences another Canadian to death for drug trafficking

A Chinese court sentenced a second Canadian man to death for drug trafficking on Tuesday amid diplomatic tensions between Ottawa and Beijing.
Burkina Faso has been targeted by jihadist attacks since 2015

Six killed in attack on church in Burkina Faso

Six people, including a pastor, were killed in an attack on a Christian church in Burkina Faso, a government spokesman said.

Nigeria gunmen kidnap foreign oil workers

Gunmen in Nigeria’s restive oil-rich south have attacked an oil rig, kidnapping a British, a Canadian and a Nigerian worker, security forces said Sunday.

Two foreign oil workers, Nigerian kidnapped in Rivers

Two foreign oil workers, Canadian and Scottish, as well as a Nigerian have been kidnapped in Rivers State.
Dollar

Dollar broadly higher in thin post-holiday trade

The dollar edged up against a basket of key rivals on Tuesday, while the Canadian dollar was supported by rising crude oil prices due to U.S. plans to tighten a clampdown on Iranian oil exports from next month.
Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal makes winning start in Monte Carlo

Rafael Nadal produced a clay court masterclass to pick apart fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1 6-1, as the world number two began his Monte Carlo Masters title defence in stunning fashion on Wednesday.
The High Commission of Canada to Nigeria Tuesday refuted the claims that the country’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to allow one million Nigerians enter Canada under a new Employment and Migration Programme designed for immigrants.

Canada denies begging President Buhari for one million immigrants

The High Commission of Canada to Nigeria Tuesday refuted the claims that the country’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to allow one million Nigerians enter Canada under a new Employment and Migration Programme designed for immigrants.
Leilani Farha

UN Rapporteur: France guilty of human rights abuses

France is guilty of human rights abuses of homeless people and laws guaranteeing a home for all, and also failed to protect the most vulnerable, a UN Special Rapporteur said on Friday.

Desire Oparanozie scores as Canada beats Falcons 2-1

Nigeria’s Super Falcons were beaten 2-1 by the fifth best team in the FIFA rankings, Canada at the Pinatar Arena in a pre-World Cup friendly on Monday afternoon.
Few days after world Cup bound Super Falcons walloped their Icelandic counterparts 6-1 in a friendly match in Spain, the Thomas Dennerby tutored side failed to continue the run losing 2-1 to Canada at the Pinatar Arena on Monday.

Canada beat Super Falcons 2-1 in friendly game in Spain

Few days after World Cup bound Super Falcons walloped their Icelandic counterparts 6-1 in a friendly match in Spain, the Thomas Dennerby tutored side failed to continue the run losing 2-1 to Canada at the Pinatar Arena on Monday.
Faith Ikidi [Nigeria/Pitea IF]: Having being named the club’s Best Player last season, the 31-year-old defender has not rested on her oars. This time, her reputation as one of the world’s best centrebacks is rubbing off positively on Pitea IF as they currently top the Damallsvenskan log with 42 points. With country, Ikidi was part of Nigeria’s qualification and deserves the accolades more if she helps Nigeria defend her African title and earn a ticket to France 2019 Women’s World Cup at the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations in Ghana in November.. Shengolpix

Faith Ikidi: Super Falcons will consolidate on goal scoring run ahead Canada clash

Super Falcons defender Faith Ikidi has stated that the Nigeria women national team intends to consolidate on their goalscoring prowess following Friday’s 6-1 thrashing of top Icelandic side UMF Selfoss. ]
Oluehi Tochukwu of Nigeria during the 2018 TOTAL African Womens Cup of Nations match between Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium, Cape Coast on 24 November 2018 ©Muzi Ntombela-BackpagePix

WWC: We can stand our own against France – Tochukwu Oluehi

Super Falcons’ goaltender has expressed confidence that the reigning African champions will prove difficult for their group opponents at the global showpiece.
Super Falcons

Super Falcons land in Spain, to face UMF Selfoss, Canada

The Super Falcons of Nigeria, are fully settled in Spain ahead of their preparatory games against Icelandic first division club, UMF Selfoss and Canada in Spain.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.