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The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.

Stony silence from Eritrea as Ethiopia basks in Nobel glow

While Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was praised for efforts to end years of bitter tension with Eritrea in his Nobel Peace Prize award last week, his Eritrean partner in the peace-making has conspicuously failed to offer his congratulations.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been ruled out of action for the next six months after suffering an injury during the Brazil versus Nigeria friendly which held in Singapore last Sunday.

Shehu Abdullahi: Get well soon Francis Uzoho

Despite making only a cameo appearance against Brazil, Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi has expressed great satisfaction with the 1-1 result against Brazil in an international friendly on Sunday afternoon.
President Muhammadu Buhari has met with Bill Gates and Aliko Dangote in New York, on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly. 6

President Buhari lauds Bill Gates, Aliko Dangote for service to humanity

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the contributions of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as well as Aliko Dangote Foundation to humanitarian and developmental activities in Nigeria.
BudgIT's Seun Onigbinde

Seun Onigbinde: Why I quit President Buhari’s government

Mr. Seun Onigbinde, a critic of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) and Co-founder of BudgIT, who was recently appointed Technical Adviser at the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, has resigned his appointment.
The Ogun state governorship election petition tribunal has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to grant Adekunle Akinlade, candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), access to the documents used for the conduct of March 9 election in the state.

Ogun guber: Adekunle Akinlade, APM urged to eat humble pie, jettison Appeal Court

A former deputy governor of Ogun state, Senator Adegbenga Kaka, has urged the Allied People’s Movement (APM) and its governorship candidate in the March 9 governorship poll, Abdul Kabir Adekunle Akinlade, to eat the humble pie by accepting the verdict of governorship election petitions tribunal.
Reality star, Alex Asogwa, aka Alex Unusual was auctioned in Abuja, for 300,000 Naira to raise funds for cancer patients.

Ex-BBNaija housemate Alex Unusual now in New York Film Academy

Alex Asogwa aka Alex Unusual, BBNaija (S3) 3rd runner-up has been admitted into the New York Film Academy.

Hajj: 36,199 Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

The number of Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia for the 2019 Hajj exercise rose to 36,199 in 74 flights on Friday.

Why Igbo should have no regret over Buhari’s appointment of CoS, SGF – Ohanaeze...

Reacting to Buhari’s reappointment of Abba Kyari as his Chief of Staff and Boss Mustapha as Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Isiguzoro urged people of the South-East to rise up above sentiments and embrace the choice of appointments by the president.
The Super Falcons on Wednesday boosted Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with a 2-0 victory over South Korea. 31

WWC: President Buhari salutes Super Falcons for victory on Democracy Day

After the June 12, Democracy day celebration in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari revealed he took time out to watch the Super Falcons World Cup match against South Korea and was pleased with the female footballer’s victory on the nation’s special day.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

NYCN congratulates Senator Lawan on emergence as Senate President

The newly inaugurated Executive Council of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has congratulated the the President of the 9th Senate Ahmed Lawan on his election.
Coach Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles played to beat South Africa today but at the same time they did not want to take too many risks.

Gernot Rohr blames weather after Super Eagles draw with Zimbabwe

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has emphasised that the weather conditions in Asaba was the main reason his team struggled in their goalless draw against Zimbabwe in an international friendly game at Stephen Keshi Stadium on Saturday.

Singapore premier hails President Buhari on inauguration for second term

The Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his inauguration for a second term in office.

Wojciech Szczesny: Max Allegri was the perfect match for Juventus

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has paid a glowing tribute to departing Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri ahead of his final game in charge.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Falcons for putting up a superlative performance that saw them emerging as 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup Champions, with an unbeaten record throughout the tournament. 3

Senator Saraki lauds Super Falcon’s WAFU Cup victory

Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Monday, lauded the Super Falcons for lifting the 2019 WAFU Cup ”following their soul-lifting display in the finals of the game last Saturday in Abidjan.”
Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp applauds supporters on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Leicester City at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on January 30, 2019. – The game finished 1-1. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Jurgen Klopp: Brighton have no pressure, nothing is certain against Manchester City

Jurgen Klopp has asserted that 'nothing is certain' as the final matchday of the Premier League season approaches, with Liverpool trailing Manchester City by a solitary point ahead of Sunday's conclusion to a dramatic title race.
Unai Emery has lauded Arsenal strike duo Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette for their ‘amazing’ commitment to defensive duties in the 4-2 win over Valencia on Thursday.

Unai Emery hails ‘amazing’ commitment from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette against Valencia

Unai Emery has lauded Arsenal strike duo Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette for their ‘amazing’ commitment to defensive duties in the 4-2 win over Valencia on Thursday.
Danny Baker

BBC fires presenter following chimpanzee tweet about British royal baby

The BBC has fired a presenter who tweeted an image of a chimpanzee dressed in clothes with the caption “Royal Baby leaves hospital’’.
Ukrainian comic actor showman and presidential frontrunner Volodymyr Zelensky (C) delivers a speech after the first exit poll results at his campaign headquarters in Kiev on March 31, 2019. – Comedian and political novice Volodymyr Zelensky topped the first round of Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, exit polls showed, leading incumbent Petro Poroshenko into a run-off. (Photo by Genya SAVILOV / AFP)

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky sets course for Ukraine presidency

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is favourite to become Ukraine’s president after results Monday showed him dominating a first-round vote despite many initially dismissing his candidacy as a joke.

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Wilfred Ndidi scored for the second time this season, as Leicester City moved to third place on the Premier League table, after recording a massive 5-0 win over Christian Atsu’s Newcastle United at King Power Stadium.

Wilfred Ndidi dedicates Leicester City home win against Burnley to late Foxes owner

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has dedicated Saturday’s 2-1 home win against Burnley to the club’s late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

SERAP urges ICPC, EFCC to probe Senate, MDAs over ‘employment slots scandal’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots from government agencies.”
Nigeria Football

Unilorin wins third JAMB tertiary institutions football competition

The University of Ilorin on Saturday beat Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria 1-0 to win the third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board-sponsored tertiary institutions football competition.

Senator Ken Nnamani urges alumni associations to support their alma maters

Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has urged old students associations to support their alma maters in the area of infrastructure development and maintenance of facilities.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks to members of Britain’s military during a reception for the Armed Forces inside 10 Downing Street in Central London on September 18, 2019. John NGUYEN - POOL - AFP

British premier to seek extension after MPs back Brexit delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to write to Brussels seeking a Brexit deadline extension after MPs voted Saturday to demand he delay Britain’s October 31 departure date.