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Elton John: Cocaine addiction gave me unusual sex habit

English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer, Sir Elton John, has described how his addiction to cocaine led to his developing “unusual” sex habit.
Operatives from the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), has arrested a traditional ruler, Chief Akegor Godbless Omamuyorwi for allegedly defrauding a Canadian woman. 7

EFCC nabs Delta traditional ruler for defrauding Canadian woman $390k — in pictures

Operatives from the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), has arrested a traditional ruler, Chief Akegor Godbless Omamuyorwi for allegedly defrauding a Canadian woman.
Swiss third seed Roger Federer, chasing his 21st Grand Slam title, advanced to the US Open quarter-finals on Sunday by routing Belgian 15th seed David Goffin 6-2, 6-2, 6-0.

Roger Federer: Fans inspired me to reach Shanghai quarters

Roger Federer said that his devoted band of Chinese supporters helped pull him through a tough first set and into the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals on Thursday.
US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev saved five first-set points as he struggled into the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals with victory over 248th-ranked Vasek Pospisil on Thursday

Daniil Medvedev struggles over qualifier to reach Shanghai quarters

US Open finalist Daniil Medvedev saved five first-set points as he struggled into the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals with victory over 248th-ranked Vasek Pospisil on Thursday
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning the men’s singles final against John Millman of Australia at the Japan Open tennis tournament in Tokyo on October 6, 2019. (Photo by Behrouz MEHRI - AFP)

Novak Djokovic: Pressure to stay world number one ‘a privilege’

Novak Djokovic said on Wednesday that he was “embracing” the pressure of being world number one and reigning champion at the Shanghai Masters this week.
Here is a list of Nobel Chemistry Prize winners over the past 10 years, including John Goodenough of the US, Britain’s Stanley Whittingham and Japan’s Akira Yoshino who on Wednesday won for the development of lithium-ion batteries.

Recent winners of the Nobel Chemistry Prize

Here is a list of Nobel Chemistry Prize winners over the past 10 years, including John Goodenough of the US, Britain’s Stanley Whittingham and Japan’s Akira Yoshino who on Wednesday won for the development of lithium-ion batteries.
James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz have won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics.

Nobel Physics Prize goes to Canadian-American, two Swiss scientists

Canadian-American James Peebles and Swiss scientists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize for their work in cosmology, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said.
Mason Mount has hailed the England call-ups for his Chelsea team-mates Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori.

England call up Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori, drop Dele Alli Jesse Lingard

Nigeria’s duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori were included in a 25-man squad on Thursday for away Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria.
Naomi Osaka of Japan celebrates during her women’s singles final match against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia in the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Osaka on September 22, 2019. Jiji Press - AFP

Naomi Osaka sets up first meeting with US Open champion Bianca Andreescu

Naomi Osaka set up a potential first meeting with US Open champion Bianca Andreescu after winning the last 10 games to surge into the China Open quarter-finals Thursday.
Despite having the second best time of 19.73 behind Jamaican Yohan Blake’s 19.26 in heat three of the men’s 200m semifinal, Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru finished last to miss out from the final of the event at the ongoing IAAF World Championships holding in Doha, Qatar.

Doha 2019: Divine Oduduru fails to hit final in 200 metres

Despite having the second best time of 19.73 behind Jamaican Yohan Blake’s 19.26 in heat three of the men’s 200m semifinal, Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru finished last to miss out from the final of the event at the ongoing IAAF World Championships holding in Doha, Qatar.
US Open champion, Bianca Andreescu plays her first match since her stunning Flushing Meadows triumph when she takes on Belarusian, Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the first round of the China Open on Monday.

Bianca Andreescu survives China Open scare to reach round two

Bianca Andreescu had to dig deep as the Canadian teenager won her first match since her US Open heroics with victory in the China Open first round Monday.
Pope Francis on March 30 addressed the people, authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.

Pope decries world’s indifference to migrants, refugees

Pope Francis on Sunday decried "the culture of comfort'' that leads to indifference in the face of a global migration and refugee crisis.
Former soldier Li Yannian (L) receives an award from China’s President Xi Jinping (R) during a ceremony at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People on September 29, 2019. Chinese President Xi Jinping awarded medals and honorary titles to an array of both domestic and international “heroes” on September 29, including a centenarian Canadian educator, and a former French prime minister. GREG BAKER / POOL / AFP

President Xi presents awards to ‘heroes’ and ‘old friends’ of China

Chinese President Xi Jinping awarded medals and honorary titles to an array of domestic and international “heroes” on Sunday, including a former French prime minister and a centenarian Canadian educator.

Canadian judge mocks Nigerian doctor for his English accent

A judge in Alberta, Canada, faces an accusation of racism for mocking the accent of Dr. Bamidele Adeagbo, a medical expert from Nigeria who testified during a trial, according to the CBC and the Montreal Gazette.
Celine Dion

Celine Dion returns to Canada to kick off world tour

After living and crooning for years in Las Vegas, French-Canadian superstar Celine Dion returned home to Quebec to kick off her first world tour in a decade on Wednesday.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has admitted to wearing brownface makeup during a 2001 event at a school where he was teaching, saying it is something he “regret[s] deeply”.

Canadian premier apologises for dumb ‘brownface’ photo

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has admitted to wearing brownface makeup during a 2001 event at a school where he was teaching, saying it is something he “regret[s] deeply”.
Tennis - Newly crowned US Open champion Bianca Andreescu received a customised World Wrestling Championship (WWE) belt after her US Open win.

US Open champion Bianca Andreescu honoured in hometown

Bianca Andreescu, who beat Serena Williams in the US Open final to become Canada’s first Grand Slam singles champion, was honoured with a rally in her hometown on Sunday.
Canadian bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries has filed a lawsuit against her national federation for permission to compete for the United States, after lodging a complaint about sexual harassment in her home country.

Canadian bobsled champion sues to compete for US team

Canadian bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries has filed a lawsuit against her national federation for permission to compete for the United States, after lodging a complaint about sexual harassment in her home country.

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Members of 78 Regular Recruits Intake (RRI) during their Passing Out Parade at the Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria, Kaduna State on October 18, 2019

General Olonisakin tasks army on selfless service, professionalism

Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff, on Saturday tasked Nigerian Army to uphold the virtues of selfless service and professionalism to meet contemporary security challenges.
Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile’s late brace of penalties helped Lazio wipe out a three-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Atalanta on Saturday.

Ciro Immobile snatches Lazio draw as dramatic comeback denies Atalanta

Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile’s late brace of penalties helped Lazio wipe out a three-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Atalanta on Saturday.
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BMO: NDDC forensic audit, another anti-corruption masterstroke

President Muhammadu Buhari’s order for a forensic audit of the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission from 2001 till date is another clear reflection of his total commitment to the fight against corruption, according to the Buhari Media Organisation.
Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde said President Donald Trump’s trade offensive against China could slash global economic growth and she critiqued his Twitter habits in an interview with US television program 60 Minutes.

Former IMF chief takes swipe at Donald Trump’s Twitter habits

Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde said President Donald Trump’s trade offensive against China could slash global economic growth and she critiqued his Twitter habits in an interview with US television program 60 Minutes.
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National Assembly pledges better funding for Nigerian Army

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Sen. Ali Ndume and the House of Representatives counterpart, Mr Abdulrazak Namdas, have promised to ensure adequate funding for the Nigerian Army in the 2020 budget.