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Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
MASON, OH - Serena Williams of the United States returns a shot to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during Day 4 of the Western and Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center on August 14, 2018 in Mason, Ohio. Rob Carr-Getty Images-AFP

Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal headline opening night at US Open

Serena Williams launches her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title on Monday, sharing the Arthur Ashe Stadium stage with defending men’s champion Rafael Nadal in a blockbuster US Open opening night.
Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain - July 11, 2018 Japan's Kei Nishikori reacts during his quarter final match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic REUTERS-Tony O'Brien

Kei Nishikori feels ‘tough’ after overcoming wrist injury

Japan's Kei Nishikori, back on form after a torn right wrist tendon, returns to the scene of his most recent outdoor title hoping to launch another strong US Open run.
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 30- Andy Murray returns a forehand to Mackenzie McDonald during the Citi Open at the Rock Creek Tennis Center on July 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. Mitchell Layton-Getty Images-AFP

Emotional Andy Murray makes triumphant hardcourt return

An emotional Andy Murray made a triumphant return to hardcourts Monday in his first match on the surface for nearly 17 months, outlasting Mackenzie McDonald at the ATP Washington Open.
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Andy Murray rallies past Mackenzie McDonald in test of hip

Andy Murray let out one yell, then another, and violently pumped his right fist. Quite a reaction, considering this was merely a first-round victory over an inexperienced opponent who recently cracked the top 100 for the first time.

Novak Djokovic elbows Donald Young out to reach second round

Novak Djokovic celebrated his long-awaited return to the grand slam stage with a 6-1 6-2 6-4 demolition of American Donald Young, to reach the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday.

Roger Federer in right space as Australian Open rivals play catch up

Roger Federer says tennis is "definitely a lot of fun" as he embarks on an Australian Open shrouded in mystery over the fitness and mindset of his major rivals in the next fortnight.

Returning Novak Djokovic can’t wait to relight the ‘fire’

Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic says he's excited to be back after a long injury-enforced break, admitting he has missed the "fire and passion" of competitive tennis.

US Open: Dimitrov, Thiem advance to second round

Grigor Dimitrov made an assured start to his US Open with a 6-1 6-4 6-2 win over Czech qualifier Vaclav Safranek Wednesday.

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WASSCE: Bauchi government uncovers irregularities in candidates’ list

There are strong indications that some students in Bauchi State may not write the 2020 WASSCE following the discovery of massive irregularities in the list of the candidates preparing for the exams by the Ministry of Education.
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Labour ministry debunks human trafficking allegations

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CUPP condemns call for arrest of its spokesman

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has strongly condemned the call made by a group called the Emerging Leaders Forum (ELF) for the arrest and prosecution of its spokesperson, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, for allegedly making inciting statements with plans to topple the Mohammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government.
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Kwara commissioner urges students to adopt physiotherapy as career

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Kwara commissioner rewards ad hoc staff for commitment to duty

Hajiya Sa’adatu Modibbo-Kawu, the Kwara Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, on Saturday rewarded Mr Musa Tiamiyu, an ad hoc staff with an undisclosed cash and material for dedication to duty.