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Out-of favour Stoke City striker, Saido Berahino has been named as captain of Burundi when the East African nation takes on Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Group B of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) holding in Egypt this month.

AFCON: Saido Berahino to captain Burundi against Nigeria in Egypt

Out-of favour Stoke City striker Saido Berahino has been named as captain of Burundi when the East African nation takes on Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Group B of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) holding in Egypt this month.

Plateau killings: US embassy honors Islamic cleric who rescued Christians

The United States Embassy, on Friday, honored a 83-year-old Muslim cleric, Abdullahi Abubakar, who saved many Christians during an attack in Yelwan Gindi Akwati, Swei and Nghar villages in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State
However, in reliving this joyous holiday, you can leave it up to Africa’s customer-centric brand, itel Mobile to up the ante on what it truly means to have an Eggciting Easter filled with love and goodies. 1

In Pictures: itel Mobile celebrates ‘Eggciting’ Easter Fiesta with customers nationwide

Easter is certainly a magical time to spend quality time with family, eat lots of food, relax, and for most of us, enjoy that extra time off work. However, in reliving this joyous holiday, you can leave it up to Africa’s customer-centric brand, itel Mobile to up the ante on what it truly means to have an Eggciting Easter filled with love and goodies.
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Nipsey Hussle’s funeral to take place on Thursday at `The Staples Centre’

The public memorial service for the late rapper, Nipsey Hussle, will be held at Staples Centre on Thursday.
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2019 Grammys: the complete list of winners

It was a strong year for women in general, with Cardi B becoming the first solo woman to win Best Rap Album, and Brandi Carlile winning three in the Americana categories.
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Balarabe Musa berates Abdullahi Ganduje, EFCC over governor’s leadership award

A former Governor of Old Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, on Friday, condemned the conferment of one of the 2018 Africa Value Awards on the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, for “effective leadership and economic empowerment and development.”

Simi, Nasty C among top contenders as AFRIMA unveils nominees

Democratic Republic of Congo-born rapper, Maître Gims and South African singer, Shekhinah, each received seven nominations to emerge the highest nominated artistes.
Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Sports, Mr. Adeboye Anthony Adeyinka (right) enjoying the France vs. Uruguay match alongside other Nigerian ex- internationals at the Teslim Balogun Stadium viewing centre, Surulere on Friday.

Ex-internationals hail World Cup viewing centres in Lagos

Some ex-international football players have thrown their weight behind the creation of eight Viewing Centres spread across Lagos State for the duration of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Tournament.

Emir of Gusau confers traditional title on Governor Yari

The Emir of Gusau in Zamfara State, Ibrahim Bello, has conferred a traditional title of “Garzon Gusau” on the state governor, Abdul’aziz Yari.

Call for enquiry after anti-Kabila activist dies in house fire

Pro-democracy activist Luc Nkulala was killed in a suspicious fire overnight at his home in Goma, in eastern Democratic of Republic of Congo, his opposition Struggle for Change (Lucha) group said Sunday, calling for a swift and transparent enquiry.

Pop star Mariah Carey reveals bipolar disorder

The singer, whose sweeping five-octave vocal range helped make her one of the most successful artists of the 1990s, said she decided to go public to help remove stigma over the mental illness.

Florida school shooting survivor rejects ‘hero’ label

A survivor of the Florida school shooting nicknamed “Iron Man” for his efforts to save classmates said he did not want to be labeled a “hero,” as his family announced a lawsuit against authorities.

Two robbery suspects killed by police in Nsukka

Police in Enugu have had a shootout with a gang of robbers and cultists within Nsukka town and gunned down two notorious suspects.

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Senator Adeola: I’ll continue struggle to recognise Lagos LCDAs

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Suspected herdsmen attack travellers, kill Osun council worker

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, on Wednesday, attacked travellers on the Ife-Ibadan Expressway at Ikire and shot dead an employee of the Atakumosa West Local Government Area of Osun State, Samson Adenipekun.