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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have paid their tributes to Kobe Bryant after the NBA legend died on Sunday. The former LA Lakers star and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were two of the nine people who died on board a helicopter when it crashed outside the city of Calabasas, which is situated to the west of Los Angeles, at around 10am on Sunday morning.

Michael Jordan pays tribute to Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan mourned the death of Kobe Bryant on Sunday, saying the Los Angeles Lakers icon was “like a little brother” to him.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions has arraigned Senator Shehu Sani before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

EFCC arraigns Senator Shehu Sani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned a former Nigerian senator, Shehu Sani.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Imo rerun: APC wins House of Reps seat

Lady Princess Onuoha (APC) (Mama Sure P) Defeats Hon. Obinna Onwubuariri (PDP) and Others with a wide margin, in the just concluded Okigwe North Federal Constituency rerun election.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Troops foil Boko Haram attacks in Borno

The Nigerian Army troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have thwarted efforts by the Boko Haram insurgents to attack some soft targets in Borno.

Kano rerun: PDP floors APC in Kiru Bebeji election

In a dramatic twist of fate, former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Alhaji Abdulmumuni Jibrin Kofa of the ruling All Progressives Congress weekend crashed out of the National Assembly following a loss to his arch-rival, Ali Datti Yako of the People’s Democratic Party.
Chinese President Xi Jinping leaves after his speech at the opening ceremony for the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China, April 26, 2019.

Xi Jinping: China coronavirus still spreading

President Jinping issued the warning after holding a special government meeting on the Lunar New Year public holiday.
Leah Sharibu

Boko Haram: Leah Sharibu gives birth to baby boy

On February 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm, 110 schoolgirls aged 11–19 years old were kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorist group from the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College (GGSTC).
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

Manchester United target Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo

Manchester United are looking at Odion Ighalo as they try to bring in a striker on loan following the long-term injury to Marcus Rashford.
Quique Setien suffered his first defeat as Barcelona manager on Saturday as his side were far from their best and lucky to have lost by 2 goals against Valencia at Mestalla.

Valencia humiliate Barcelona at Mestalla

Quique Setien suffered his first defeat as Barcelona manager on Saturday as his side were far from their best and lucky to have lost by 2 goals against Valencia at Mestalla.
A statement signed by the Commissioner of Health, Dr Amina Mohammed-Baloni, on Saturday, said that the patient is a 36-year-old male.

Kaduna government confirms first case of Lassa fever

Kaduna State government has confirmed a case of Lassa fever in Chukun local government area of the state.
Chief Donatus Nwankpa, the Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia

APC commends Abia South peaceful re-run elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Chairman Abia State Chapter, Mr Donatus Nwankpa, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) on the conduct of Aba South Local Government Area (LGA), of Abia state re-run election.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC reviews Nigeria’s university curriculum

Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, said the agency was in the final stage of “a draft review’’ of Nigeria’s university curriculum.
Liverpool may be having an outstanding season but manager Jurgen Klopp insists there is “no party” in his mind.

Jurgen Klopp: ‘No time to party’ for Liverpool

Liverpool may be having an outstanding season but manager Jurgen Klopp insists there is “no party” in his mind.
Supporters of Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr gather in the capital Baghdad for a “million-strong” march to demand an end to the presence of US forces in their country, on January 24, 2020. Ahmad Al-Rubaye-AFP-Getty

Protesters demand removal of US troops in Iraq

Thousands of supporters of populist Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr gathered in Baghdad on Friday for a rally to demand the ouster of US troops, putting the protest-hit capital on edge.
Abubakar Malami

Amotekun: I was misquoted – AGF Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has said he was misquoted on the South-West regional security outfit codenamed 'Operation Amotekun'.
Christian Eriksen played the whole ninety minutes as Tottenham Hotspur won 2-1 against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup third-round replay on Tuesday night.

Barcelona move to hijack Christian Eriksen deal

Barcelona are looking to steal a march on Inter Milan as they plot a late move for Christian Eriksen.
Coco Gauff celebrates victory. David Gray-AFP via Getty Images

Coco Gauff ousts Naomi Osaka at the Australian Open

American teenager Coco Gauff has turned the tables on Naomi Osaka, knocking the defending champion out of the Australian Open with a straight sets victory on Rod Laver Arena.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Malabu scam: AGF Bello Adoke, others plead not guilty

The former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, and six other co-defendants charged with 42 counts in connection with the controversial 1.09 billion dollars settlement agreement on Malabu Oil Block, on Thursday pleaded not guilty.

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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have paid their tributes to Kobe Bryant after the NBA legend died on Sunday. The former LA Lakers star and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were two of the nine people who died on board a helicopter when it crashed outside the city of Calabasas, which is situated to the west of Los Angeles, at around 10am on Sunday morning.

Michael Jordan pays tribute to Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan mourned the death of Kobe Bryant on Sunday, saying the Los Angeles Lakers icon was “like a little brother” to him.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions has arraigned Senator Shehu Sani before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

EFCC arraigns Senator Shehu Sani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned a former Nigerian senator, Shehu Sani.
Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele has laughed off reports of a bust-up with manager Jose Mourinho.

Tanguy Ndombele laughs off reports of rift with Jose Mourinho

The club-record signing has only featured sporadically under Mourinho due to a series of injury issues, with his manager making little attempt to hide his frustration.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has successfully destroyed a bandits’ logistics base at Ajia in Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Nigerian Airforce destroys ISWAPs’ staging area at Gashigar in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) staging area at Gashigar in Borno, and neutralised several of the insurgents.
The late rapper Nipsey Hussle on Sunday won two posthumous Grammys, on a night when his life was celebrated in a moving musical tribute led by singer John Legend.

Nipsey Hussle wins two posthumous Grammys

The late rapper Nipsey Hussle on Sunday won two posthumous Grammys, on a night when his life was celebrated in a moving musical tribute led by singer John Legend.