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Terrence McNally, one of America's great playwrights whose prolific career included winning Tony Awards for the plays Love! Valour! Compassion! and Master Class and the musicals Ragtime and Kiss of the Spider Woman, has died of coronavirus.

American playwright Terrence McNally dies of coronavirus

Terrence McNally, one of America's great playwrights whose prolific career included winning Tony Awards for the plays "Love! Valour! Compassion!" and "Master Class" and the musicals "Ragtime" and "Kiss of the Spider Woman," has died of complications from the coronavirus. He was 81.
Guest Lecturer at the event, Prof. Jonathan Aremu during his presentation said Nigeria’s trade policy is outdated and not globally compliant.

AfCFTA: Experts seek review of Nigeria’s trade policy

The Federal government has been urged to review Nigeria’s trade policy to achieve the objectives of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) pact.

Afe Babalola: Oil discovery in North will aid restructuring

The founder of the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), has said the news of crude oil discovery in the North gladdens his heart, because such a discovery will hasten the restructuring of the country.

NFVCB: Why we suspended ‘Sugar Rush’ movie

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has given reasons why it suspended Jade Osiberu’s comedy film, ‘Sugar Rush’ from screening in Nigerian cinemas.

Nkechi Ikpeazu charges mothers on children’s training

Abia State First Lady, Nkechi Ikpeazu, has urged mothers to ensure proper up-bringing of their wards, particularly the girl-child.
‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.

Future Awards: Burna Boy wins 2019 Young Person of the Year

Twenty-eight-year-old Nigerian rave of the moment in music and entertainment industry, Damini Ogulu, a.k.a Burna Boy, on Sunday emerged winner of the 2019 Young Person of the Year Future Awards.
Brazil head coach Tite said he was told to shut up by Argentina captain Lionel Messi in the friendly clash between the South American rivals.

Tite: Lionel Messi comparisons with Pele have no credibility

Brazil head coach Tite has dismissed Lionel Messi’s credentials as the greatest footballer of all time after insisting comparisons between him and Pele have no credibility.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday met with the Co-founder of AliBaba Group, Jack Ma, at the Presidential villa. 10

VP Osinbajo receives AliBaba co-founder Jack Ma — in pictures

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday met with the Co-founder of AliBaba Group, Jack Ma, at the Presidential villa.
Abubakar Malami

Federal government urges youth on automotive industry

The Federal Government has advised youths to leverage their creativity and potential to the nation’s automotive industrial creation.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 2

Lagos governor promises support for creative industry

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has revealed why Real Madrid drew against Atletico Madrid in the derby on Saturday in the La Liga at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Zinedine Zidane: Why Real Madrid drew against Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has revealed why Real Madrid drew against Atletico Madrid in the derby on Saturday in the La Liga at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Flavour, Phyno give tips for success in Nigerian music industry

Popular Nigerian artistes at the Zenith Bank aspire music festival on Saturday night emphasised the need for originality among young and aspiring musicians.
Bowen University

Bowen University emerges overall winner in computer programming contest

A team of three students from Bowen University, Osun State, on Friday emerged the overall winner of the 2019 Nigeria Universities Programming Contest (NUCPC), after slugging it out with 15 other teams.
Alex Iwobi's Everton debut ends in defeat in the 2-0 loss to Aston Villa in the matchday three Premier League encounter despite shining on Friday night.

Everton coach challenges Alex Iwobi to maintain impressive form

Marco Silva has challenged Alex Iwobi to continue providing “high-quality, creativity and goals” as the deadline-day signing aims to build on an impressive start to his Everton career.

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka warns federal government to stop muzzling Nigerians

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, has asked the federal government to quit “trying to muzzle people” when they gather to discuss and exchange ideas.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Lagos state commissioners and special advisers — full list

The event, held at Adeyemi Bero Hall of the Lagos State Secretariat, was witnessed by the leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from all Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas in Lagos.

Educationist hails reintroduction of history in school curriculum

An educationist and Chairperson of Lindel Global Resources, Mrs. Onyia Loretta Iwarah, has hailed the sacrifices made by historians and well meaning erudite scholars of historical interest in the reintroduction of History as a subject in the nation’s educational system.
Antoine Griezmann scored his first goal in Barcelona colours, and Luis Suarez netted twice, as the La Liga champions thrashed Napoli 4-0 in their final pre-season game on Saturday in Michigan.

Antoine Griezmann fuels ultra-attacking Barcelona’s bid for third La Liga title

The added presence of Antoine Griezmann in an already formidable FC Barcelona forward line makes them favourites to land a third successive La Liga crown this season.

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