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On Monday, OJ: Made in America will launch on SuperSport, playing out in primetime until Friday. The documentary series will broadcast on SS1 at 18:00 WAT from Monday to Friday. The series, first produced for ESPN 30 for 30, revisits the so-called Trial of the Century, when renowned former American footballer OJ Simpson was tried on two counts of murder in the mid-1990s.

Award-winning OJ Simpson documentary series to air on DStv

It’s one of the most ambitious and sweeping sports documentaries ever made and it’s coming to DStv.
Namibia’s economy contracted by 1.1% in 2019 compared to growth of 0.7 percent in 2018, as the worst drought in a century took its toll, the central bank said on Thursday.

Namibia’s GDP contracts by 1.1% in 2019

Namibia’s economy contracted by 1.1% in 2019 compared to growth of 0.7 percent in 2018, as the worst drought in a century took its toll, the central bank said on Thursday.

Iwo monarch laments failure of Yoruba language

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, Saturday lamented the failure of Yoruba language to evolve with the current trends and assert its identity among respectable languages in the world.

Lagos government revisits staff welfare, labour issues

The Lagos State Government, through the Office of Establishments and Training, has held a two-day Joint Negotiating Council meeting to resolve outstanding labour issues.
The Commissioner for Home Affairs, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, said in a statement that medical and administrative screening were done for the intending pilgrims

Lagos to register places of worship ‘to ensure sanity’

The Lagos State Government says plans are on to register religious houses in order to ensure sanity in the state.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Minister: We lack 21st century communication gadgets in our missions

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyema, has revealed that Nigeria’s missions around the world lacked 21st century infrastructure, especially information and communication technology (ICT).

NLC, TUC call for immediate lifting of 56-year US economic embargo on Cuba

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), the Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, Carlos Sosa, and other civil society and women groups on Monday demanded the immediate lifting of the 56-year old American economic embargo, placed on the Republic of Cuba.

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa tasks Nass on new education qualification for president

Lawyer and human rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has tasked the 9th National Assembly to as a matter of urgency, review the education qualification for would-be Nigerian presidents from its current secondary school to at least a First Degree with minimum of Diploma in Law or Diploma in Political Science.
US boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., (L) punches Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their welterweight unification boxing bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO - JOHN GURZINKSI

Freddie Roach eager for Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather rematch

Trainer Freddie Roach said Wednesday he hopes Manny Pacquiao can set up a rematch with Floyd Mayweather after the Filipino legend takes care of business against Keith Thurman in Las Vegas this month.
Bank of Industry (BoI)

Official: BoI disburses N278 billion to 219,000 enterprises

Edet Akpan, the permanent secretary, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, says the Bank of Industry (BOI) has disbursed N277.89 billion to 219,515 enterprises across the country since the inception of the present administration.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Nigeria promotes growth plan to investors on New York roadshow

Nigerian government officials met with fund managers in New York last week on a non-deal roadshow held to update bondholders on the country’s growth plan after getting out of recession, an investor presentation seen by Reuters on Saturday showed.

Furniture maker bags 50 years imprisonment for rape

Sunday Salami, a 31-year-old furniture maker, will spend the next half a century languishing in Kirikiri Prisons, Lagos, for defiling a 14-year-old Junior Secondary School 1 student.

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Nigeria records 22 new coronavirus cases, total now 276

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Wednesday evening that fifteen of the cases are Lagos, four in FCT, two in Bauchi and one is Edo
Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.

Chinese medics can’t attend to our patients – Nigerian doctors

Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.

Coronavirus: Doctor’s death in Katsina causes panic in Kogi

There was palpable panic on Wednesday in Kogi when the news of the death of a medical doctor in Katsina who was an indigene of the state filtered into the state.

NUPENG seeks justice over killing of Abia petrol station worker

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has expressed outrage over the killing of one of its members, Chibuisi Chikezie Okameme, aged 26, a petrol station worker in Abia State, on April 5.
Residents of parts of Port Harcourt were forced off the streets on Tuesday by security personnel as Gov. Nyesom Wike imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in parts of the state.

Rivers governor dares federal government, declares Carveton helicopters ‘persona non grata’

The Rivers State Government has shut down Carveton Helicopters in the state for endangering the lives of Rivers people over what it tagged as “suspicious operation of the company in the state.”