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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 31: LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers waits to enter the game during a 123-120 win over the LA Clippers at Staples Center on January 31, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

LA Lakers star LeBron James to sit out against Golden State Warriors

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James will miss the marquee match-up against the NBA champion Golden State Warriors on Saturday, coach Luke Walton said.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 31: LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers waits to enter the game during a 123-120 win over the LA Clippers at Staples Center on January 31, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron James returns from longest injury absence to spark Lakers to victory

LeBron James made a triumphant return to the court on Thursday, breathing new life into the floundering Los Angeles Lakers with a 123-120 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.
Prince Philip

UK’s Prince Philip ‘shocked and shaken’ after car crash

Queen Elizabeth II’s 97-year-old husband Prince Philip emerged “shocked and shaken” but unhurt from a car crash that flipped his Land Rover on its side and stirred up a UK debate on Friday about old age and driving.
Debris at the scene of the crash on the A149 near Sandringham, Norfolk. Chris Radburn-Reuters

Report: British Police investigating cause of Prince Philip car crash

British Police said on Friday that they were investigating the cause of a car crash involving Prince Philip, who was reportedly recovering with his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, by his side.

Pastor calls neighbours ‘hateful and racist’ over late night parties

A Nigerian pastor based in the UK, Tobi Adeboyega, has denied claims that his late-night parties were disturbing his Surrey Hills UK neighbourhood.
Stephen Curry got the best of Luka Doncic and the Mavericks in a thriller capped by his game-winning 3-pointer. (Getty)

Stephen Curry delivers 48 points, Ibaka lifts Raptors over pesky Wizards

Stephen Curry scored 48 points and drained 11 three-pointers as the Golden State Warriors stretched their win streak to four straight with a 119-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.
Nigeria Police

Police in Benue arrest man with 26 mobile phones

The Benue Police Command has arrested one Godwin Raphael, 21, with 26 brands of mobile phones, a locally made pistol and other items in Otukpo Local Government Area.

Lai Mohammed: Game up for Bukola Saraki in Kwara

The invincibility of Senate President Bukola Saraki in Kwara State politics is over, Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has declared.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Minister: How Senator Saraki’s radio interview shows his disdain for truth

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that available evidence shows that the live radio interview of Senate President Bukola Saraki on Christmas Day was doctored before it was re-broadcast to remove any reference to the claimed donation of N10 million to victims of the armed robbery in Offa, Kwara State.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Benin DisCo restores power to Ekiti, Ondo states communities at Christmas

December 25, 2018 will be remembered by the ‘Eka Meta” communities of Ekiti state as BEDC Electricity Plc. restored supply to Erinijiyan, Ipoleloro, Ikogosi.
Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed: I didn’t sponsor Ilorin emirate conference live coverage

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has denied sponsoring the live coverage of the botched Christmas day annual conference of the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union.
St. Theresa Catholic Church, Madalla

Catholic Diocese decries neglect of 2011 Christmas Day bomb victims

The Catholic Diocese of Minna, has cried out over alleged neglect of the 2011 Christmas day bomb blast survivors at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Madalla, Niger State.

Abuja women celebrate Nigerian Army over peaceful yuletide

The Nigerian Army has received massive commendation from a coalition of Abuja women under the aegis of FCT Women of Honour over the peaceful atmosphere that pervaded the Christmas celebration across the nation.
Buhari Media Organisation (BMO)

BMO: PDP can’t bring Muhammadu Buhari to Atiku Abubakar’s level

The campaign of lies and falsehood launched against President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his family by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar will not stick.
LeBron James hobbled off the court after sustaining a groin injury during the third quarter on Tuesday.CreditCreditKyle Terada-USA Today Sports, via Reuters

Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James taking time to heal after injury

The Los Angeles Lakers had to get used to life without LeBron James as they faced the Sacramento Kings on Thursday.

Three die in Ogun road crashes on Christmas day

Three persons have been confirmed dead by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in road crashes that occurred in different parts of Ogun State on Christmas Day.

Suspected herdsmen attack Benue community, kill one

Suspected herdsmen reportedly attacked Ukemberagya, Gaambe-Tiev community in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State on the eve of Christmas Day leading to the death of one Ioewuese Myaga, a father of seven children.
Fulham vs Wolves

Fulham frustrated as Wolves snatch late leveller

Fulham’s bid to avoid relegation from the Premier League suffered a fresh setback as Wolves rescued a late 1-1 draw at Craven Cottage on Wednesday.

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Elections: We’re satisfied with process so far – INEC

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Election: Senator Shehu Sani loses polling unit with wide margin

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Malfunctioning smart card readers mars voting in llorin

Hundreds of eligible voters’ in several parts of Ilorin metropolis were unable to cast their votes at the commencement of voting on Saturday following malfunctioning of smart card readers.