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The Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo has dedicated her Grammy award in the World Best Music Album Category to Nigerian singer Burna Boy.

Burna Boy loses as Angelique Kidjo wins fourth Grammy — full list of winners

Nigerian superstar Afro-fusion artist, Burna Boy, on Monday, lost in his first attempt to win a Grammy award after being nominated in the best world music album category.
Former Nigerian U23 striker Abdulrahman Taiwo joined Czech Republic Fortuna Liga club MFK Karvina on loan for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season from DAC Dunajská Streda.

Former Nigerian U23 star joins Czech Republic club on loan

Former Nigeria U23 striker Abdulrahman Taiwo joined Czech Republic Fortuna Liga club MFK Karvina on loan for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season from DAC Dunajská Streda.

Several dead after blaze engulfs Czech care home

At least eight people have been killed following a fire at a care home in the Czech Republic, according to emergency services.
Naomi Osaka of Japan serves during a practice session ahead of the Australia Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 18, 2020. (Photo by William WEST - AFP)

Naomi Osaka vows to block out negatives after ‘toughest year’

Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka said Saturday that 2019 was the “toughest year of my life” after the Japanese ploughed through several coaches and suffered a major dip in form.

Group urges President Buhari to stop clampdown on ‘perceived enemies’

As reactions continue to trail the release of Omoyele Sowore and Col. Sambo Dasuki (Rtd), the International Human Rights Commission has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to embrace a new model of conflict resolution rather than arresting and detaining political opponents.
“The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland has filed an indictment with the Federal Criminal Court against the Ukrainian national and long-standing member of the Ukrainian Parliament Mykola Martynenko and a second Ukrainian national,” the Federal Council said in a statement.

Switzerland charges former Ukrainian lawmaker with money laundering

Switzerland has charged two Ukrainians, including a former parliamentary deputy, for allegedly laundering around 2.8 million euros ($3.1 million) via Swiss bank accounts, the government said Friday.
Ten international films, including widely acclaimed offerings from South Korea, Spain and Senegal, are on the shortlist of movies vying for Oscar’s Academy Award nominations.

Ten movies shortlisted for Oscar’s best international film award

Ten international films, including widely acclaimed offerings from South Korea, Spain and Senegal, are on the shortlist of movies vying for Oscar’s Academy Award nominations.
Gareth Southgate’s men will face the four-time world champions on Friday, March 27 before a match four days later against Denmark, also at Wembley.

England to host Italy in Euro 2020 warm-up

England will step up their preparations for the Euro 2020 finals with a friendly against Italy at Wembley in March, the Football Association announced on Monday.
England manager Gareth Southgate

Euro 2020: England boss excited about Croatia rematch

England manager Gareth Southgate waved away suggestions Croatia will be afraid of playing his team at Wembley in their opening game at Euro 2020 after they came out in the same group at Saturday’s draw in Bucharest.
Nigerian international Peter Olayinka was in action for Czech Republic side Slavia Prague in their 3-1 home defeat to Italian giants Inter Milan in UEFA champions league clash on Wednesday.

Peter Olayinka impressive performance overshadowed by Lukaku’s heroics

Nigerian international Peter Olayinka was in action for Czech Republic side Slavia Prague in their 3-1 home defeat to Italian giants Inter Milan in UEFA champions league clash on Wednesday.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

Gernot Rohr blames media pressure for Tammy Abraham’s Eagles snub

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has revealed that the negative pressure from the media was the reason Chelsea and England striker Tammy Abraham rejected the chance to play for Nigeria.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr: Why Tammy Abraham snubbed Nigeria for England

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has claimed that Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham snubbed Nigeria for England, because he was put under pressure from the media and fans.
England midfielder Keira Walsh has revealed how their relentless boss Phil Neville is continually striving for more from his side.

Czech friendly: Fear grips Three Lioness coach

England Women head coach Phil Neville is battling with fears after four of his key plays pulled out ahead of Tuesday’s friendly against Czech Republic.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles begin preparations on Sunday

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Sunday begin preparations for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Benin Republic.
Chelsea duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori named in England's squad as Tottenham Hotspurs attacking midfielder Dele Alli for upcoming the European 2020 Qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.

Gareth Southgate names Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori, 25 others for Euro 2020 Qualifiers

​England manager Gareth Southgate has named Chelsea youngsters, Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori into the 27-man squad for the final two Euro 2020 qualifiers against Montenegro and Kosovo later this month.
Bosco Ntaganda, a Congo militia leader

Former Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda bags 30 years imprisonment

The International Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced former Congolese warlord, Bosco Ntaganda, to 30 years imprisonment.
Super Eagles Peter Olayinka in action for Slavia Praha during the UEFA Champions League match against Barcelona at the Camp Nou

Eagles ace helps Czech club claim point against Barcelona

Super Eagles ace Peter Olayinka was in the thick of the action as his Czech Republic side Slavia Prague played out an impressive 0-0 against Barcelona at Camp Nuo on Tuesday night.
Barcelona fans blasted manager Ernesto Valverde after the 2-0 shocking defeat against Granada on Saturday evening in the La Liga at the Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes.

Barcelona coach defends sloppy play against Slavia Prague

Ernesto Valverde has defended Barcelona sloppy display against Slavia Prague in the Champions League, the Blaugrana were held to a goalless draw against the Czech Republic team.

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The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

Panic as two ‘Lassa fever’ cases reported in Calabar

There was trepidation, Monday among residents of Calabar, the Cross River State capital over reported case of Lassa fever at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH.

Lagos to begin full enforcement of ban on Okada, tricycles February 1

Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, has disclosed that the state would from February 1, commence full implementation of the ban on all motorcycles and tricycles in some major parts of the metropolis.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun a covert effort to Christianise Southwest Nigeria – Muslim group

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Osun government, Muslim group disagree over Amotekun

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.
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Ondo council poll: 101 APC aspirants vie for 18 chairmanship seats at screening

No fewer than 101 aspirants on the platform of All Progressives Congress, Ondo State are vying for the 18 chairmanship seats in the ongoing screening exercise of the party in Akure, the state capital in preparation for the April 18, 2020 local government election.