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Sukur people rejects new district head

The Sukur community in Madagali local government area of Adamawa State has rejected the district head appointed over them.
Bukayo Saka admits Arsenal “need to win games and win trophies” after hitting a serious slump, with Mikel Arteta being backed to turn the tide in north London.

Bukayo Saka fires Arsenal into FA Cup fifth round

Bukayo Saka scored a goal and provided an assist as Arsenal zoomed into the Fifth Round of the FA Cup on Monday night following their 2-0 win over AFC Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium

Governor Akeredolu denies planning to settle herdsmen in Ondo

Ondo State Government has reacted to the ‘mischief’ of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu was planning to settle herdsmen in the state.
Nigeria-eligible youngster Shola Shoretire has been offered a new contract by Manchester United ahead of the 2020-2021 season,

Manchester United offer Shola Shoretire new deal

Nigeria-eligible youngster Shola Shoretire has been offered a new contract by Manchester United ahead of the 2020-2021 season.
Former England player of Nigeria descent John Fashanu believes Gernot Rohr has not done enough to convince him that he’s the right man to lead Super Eagles to the next level.

John Fashanu questions Gernot Rohr’s technical abilities to lead Eagles to the next level

Former England player of Nigeria descent John Fashanu believes Gernot Rohr has not done enough to convince him that he’s the right man to lead Super Eagles to the next level.
Marc Adebesin, Publicity Director of UK Nollywood Producers Guild, in a statement listed the films by different directors as “Dear Bayo by Inoh Umoren”, “Nimbe by Seun Dania”, “The Birth by Abbey Lanre” and “Last Request by James Abinibi“, “A date with my husband by Okey Zubelu” and “Kissing Shadow by Chinedu Omorie”.

Six Nollywood movies nominated for 2019 UK film festival award

Six movies have been selected for honours at the final of the 2019 UK Nollywood Film Festival (UKNFF), organised by the UK Nollywood Producers Guild.
It's called the Year of Return, where people of African descent are encouraged to go to Ghana to mark 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were brought to what became the United States.

NAACP delegation visits Ghana for ‘Year of Return’

It's called the "Year of Return," where people of African descent are encouraged to go to Ghana to mark 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were brought to what became the United States. This week, a delegation from the U.S. civil rights organization National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is in Ghana visiting the sites of their ancestors.

Tijjani Bande: Africa’s descent abroad should trace their roots

In his speech at the Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, Nigerian’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Bande, challenged people of African descent to reconnect with their roots.
Some of the twelve boys, dramatically rescued from deep inside a Thai cave, after being trapped for more than a fortnight, arrive for a press conference in Chiang Rai on July 18, 2018, following their discharge from the hospital. The young footballers and their coach who became trapped deep in a flooded cave complex tried to dig their way out and survived on rainwater for nine days before being found and later rescued. / AFP PHOTO / Lillian SUWANRUMPHA

Thai film company plans ‘cave boys’ movie

A Thai-based film company has joined the scramble to retell the dramatic story of the 12 young footballers and their coach who were freed from a flooded cave, one of the producers said Tuesday.
Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs)

AMVCA 2018: Full list of winners

The 6th annual AMVCA, which was held on Saturday at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos began with a red carpet at 4 p.m.
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Tunde Kelani, Falz, Bisola, Omotola win at AMVCA 2018

Veteran cinematographer, Tunde Kelani, has emerged the winner of the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards’ Industry Merit Award.

AMVCA: Falz, Rita Dominic, Adesua Etomi, others emerge nominees

Nominees for the 6th annual Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) have been announced. The announcement for the 2018 edition was made on June 30 by Nigerian comedian, Bovi, and Ghanaian actress, Joselyn Dumas, on...
Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs)

Toyin Abraham, Odunlade Adekola debut on AMVCA nominees list

Several actors including Toyin Abraham and Odunlade Adekola made their debut on the nominees list for the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA). The nominations were announced on Saturday in a televised broadcast on...

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.