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House of Reps summons British envoy over MP’s comment against General Gowon

The House of Representatives has summoned the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, over the recent comments made by a member of the British parliament, Tom Tugendhat, against a former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon.

Nigerian government condemns malicious allegation against General Gowon

The Federal Government, has condemned what it termed malicious accusation against former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, by a Member of the British Parliament.
Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, has stated that he hasn’t been able to sleep since the Lekki shooting incident that occurred on October 20, the day soldiers opened fire on youths protesting against police brutality.

Grammy Awards: Burna Boy first Nigerian with consecutive nominations

Nigerian artist, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has emerged the first Nigerian artist to be nominated for the Grammy awards in two consecutive years.
A voter prepares to vote at a polling station in Ouagadougou on November 22, 2020, during Burkina Faso’s presidential and legislative elections.Issouf SANOGO - AFP

Burkina Faso goes to the polls in shadow of jihadist threat

The people of Burkina Faso began voting in a general election Sunday in the shadow of a growing jihadist insurgency, and with opposition candidates warning of a “massive fraud” at the polls.
In a historic feat, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) President Lobsang Sangay entered the United States White House on Saturday. This is the first time in six decades that the head of CTA has been invited into the White House.

Tibetan political leader visits White House for first time in six decades

The head of the Tibetan government in exile has visited the United States White House for the first time in six decades, a move that could further infuriate Beijing, which has accused the United States of trying to destabilise the region.
Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kabore is running for a second term in Sunday’s election OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT- AFP

Burkina Faso to vote in shadow of jihadist threat

Burkina Faso will vote in a general election Sunday in the shadow of a growing jihadist insurgency, with President Roch Marc Christian Kabore expected to win re-election.

Africa lost great sons in Jerry Rawlings, Balarabe Musa – ex-presidential candidate

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Trust, in the 2019 general election, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has paid glowing tributes to the former Ghanaian President, Jerry Rawlings, and former Governor of old Kaduna State, the late Alhaji Balarabe Musa.
Popular Chicago rapper, Dayvon Daquan Bennett, popularly known as King Von, has been gunned down in a shooting incident in Atlanta. He was aged 26.

American rapper King Von killed in Atlanta

Popular Chicago rapper Dayvon Daquan Bennett, popularly known as King Von, has been gunned down in a shooting incident in Atlanta. He was aged 26.
Canadian rapper, Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, better known as Tory Lanez, has opened up on the shooting incident involving him and fellow rapper, Megan Thee Stallion.

Tory Lanez: I didn’t shoot Megan Thee Stallion

Canadian rapper, Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, better known as Tory Lanez, has opened up on the shooting incident involving him and fellow rapper, Megan Thee Stallion.

Burundi court seizes assets of opposition figures

Burundi's chief justice has ordered the seizure of property belonging to jailed army officers and exiled opposition activists accused of supporting a supposed coup plot against President Pierre Nkurunziza.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi king’s brother ‘considers exile’ after Yemen war criticism

A senior Saudi prince is considering exile after blaming King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the war in Yemen, according to a report by the UK-based Middle East Eye (MEE).

Malawi’s Joyce Banda to seek election amid corruption allegation

Malawi’s ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, on Monday said she was ready to run in next year’s presidential elections if nominated by her party.

Malawi’s Joyce Banda dismisses corruption allegations

Malawi’s newly-returned former president Joyce Banda said Monday she had evidence that corruption allegations against her were politically motivated as she left the door open to another presidential run.

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Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has told Real Madrid he’s willing to wait for Zinedine Zidane to leave the job.

Real Madrid approach Mauricio Pochettino as Manchester United confirm intentions

It is looking increasingly like Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is going to remain Manchester United manager for a very long time, regardless of the side’s indifferent start to the season.
Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is more than half way through his three year deal, signed in March last year

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has Ed Woodward’s backing at Manchester United

Ed Woodward has again backed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and insists he will be backed in the transfer market.
The US Ambassador to Nigeria Mary Beth Leonard also congratulated the people of Nigeria for attaining a wild polio virus free status after years of joint efforts to qualify Nigeria to be removed from the list of wild polio endemic countries.

U.S. pledges more support to end HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

The United States Government has said it will continue to support Nigeria in its efforts to end the HIV/AIDS in the country.
French referee Stephanie Frappart has been hailed as a barrier-breaker after becoming the first woman to take charge of a men’s Champions League game when she oversaw Juventus’s 3-0 defeat of Dynamo Kiev.

Woman referee lauded as ‘inspiration’ after UCL debut

French referee Stephanie Frappart has been hailed as a barrier-breaker after becoming the first woman to take charge of a men’s Champions League game when she oversaw Juventus’s 3-0 defeat of Dynamo Kiev.
Director General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu addressing the press at the presentation of 15,000 COVID-19 test kits to NCDC by UNICEF in Abuja on Tuesday, Sept 29, 2020. [Twitter-@NCDCgov]

Nigeria records 343 new coronavirus infections

Nigeria has recorded more than 68,000 coronavirus infections after recording the highest daily tally since late August, on Thursday.