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Empire Star Taraji P. Henson will host the American Music Awards on Sunday.

Taraji P. Henson to host American music awards

"I'm trying to bring a bit of my musical theater training, my comedic chops, just a hodgepodge of my talent. You know, I sing, I dance, I did study musical theater at Howard University. So whenever I have shows like this, I like to remind people that I'm more than just 'Cookie' or a dramatic actress", she said.
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Gold rises on renewed US stimulus hope, dollar falls

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said a bill for a compromise stimulus package is being written as she awaits a key phone call with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said his chamber would take up a comprehensive coronavirus package if an accord is struck. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index headed for the third straight decline.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo charged Thursday that China may have known of the new coronavirus as early as November, renewing accusations that Beijing has not been transparent and again drawing ire from China.

U.S. restricts Chinese diplomats from cultural events

The United States Government has imposed restrictions on senior Chinese diplomats, regarding their engagement in cultural and university events in the country.
Times Higher Education (THE) today announced the results of its World University Rankings 2021.

UI, LASU, UNILAG make top THE world university rankings 2021

Times Higher Education (THE) today announced the results of its World University Rankings 2021.
American presidential candidate on the platform of Democratic Party, Joe Biden, has commiserated with the family of late Hollywood Star, Chadwick Boseman, who died of colon cancer aged 43.

Joe Biden, Hollywood celebrities mourn Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman

American presidential candidate on the platform of Democratic Party, Joe Biden, has commiserated with the family of late Hollywood Star, Chadwick Boseman, who died of colon cancer aged 43.
Hollywood actor, Chadwick Boseman, who played King T’Challa in the 2018 American superhero movie, “Black Panther,” is dead, aged 43.

Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman passes on at 43

Hollywood actor, Chadwick Boseman, who played King T’Challa in the 2018 American superhero movie, “Black Panther,” is dead, aged 43.

Professor advises government on ways to improve power supply

Prof. Sylvester Egwu, of Howard University, has called on the Federal Government to resolve challenges impeding improved electricity supply in the country

NERC: No immediate increase in electricity tariff

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Monday denied the upward review in its Multi-Year Tariff (MYTO) dated 31st December 2019, as the Chairman, Prof. James Momoh said that there is no immediate tariff increase for customers.
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Nigeria’s Deborah Ayorinde to star in Lena Waithe’s series ‘Them’

British-Nigerian actress, Deborah Ayorinde, is to star as the lead actress in upcoming Lena Waithe series, ‘Them’.
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American universities award 303 Nigerian students $7.5 million scholarships

More than 303 Nigerian students from the 17 states of southern Nigeria have received no less than $7.5m in full or partial scholarships from 225 American universities and colleges to study in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic session.

American varsities award $5.3m scholarships to 110 Nigerian students

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja says over 110 Nigerian students have been awarded scholarships worth $5.3m (about N2bn) by more than 15 leading American universities, starting in Fall 2018 Academic Calendar.

Senate confirms appointment of Professor Momoh as NERC chairman

The senate has approved the appointment of James Momoh as the chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).

83 obtain first class at Afe Babalola University

No fewer than 83 persons have obtained first class degrees from the Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti.

Academics, politicians, others gather in Osun to discuss Southwest future

The South-West participation in national governance would be the focus of a one-day conference in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, on Friday.

Miss Nigeria USA to hold this Saturday

The 2017 edition of Miss Nigeria USA beauty pageant would hold on Saturday in New York, the organizers of the annual beauty contest has said.

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The United States has said more than $6bn has been invested in Nigeria’s HIV-AID control, even as more than one million women and children are currently on HIV treatment through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

World AIDS Day: U.S. spends $6 billion on one million patients in Nigeria

The United States has said more than $6bn has been invested in Nigeria’s HIV/AID control, even as more than one million women and children are currently on HIV treatment through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his picks for several top economic positions on Monday, including former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as his nominee for Treasury Secretary, setting the stage for a more diverse White House.

Wisconsin formally declares Joe Biden as winner of presidential election

Wisconsin became the last of six states to officially declare victory for Joe Biden late on Monday, in spite of the legal challenges posed by President Donald Trump to stop the certification of results.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday reprimanded the Minister of Foreign Affairs, for the continuing maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diaspora.

Borno killings: House of Reps to invite President Buhari over nation’s security situation

The House of Representatives may today reach a resolution to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to give explanations on the true security situation of the country.
KARIM BENZEMA OF REAL MADRID CELEBRATES 1-0 WITH TEAMMATES DURING THE UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE MATCH BETWEEN REAL MADRID V INTERNAZIONALE AT THE ALFREDO DI STEFANO STADIUM ON NOVEMBER 3, 2020 IN MADRID. GETTY IMAGES

Real Madrid travel to Ukraine for must-win Champions League game

Real Madrid travel to Ukraine for this evening’s Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk in the knowledge that victory is absolutely crucial as explained by Mundo Deportivo.
Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala continued her impressive goal scoring form as she grabbed a brace in Barcelona Ladies’ 7-0 thrashing of Sporting de Huelva in the Spanish women’s league.

UEFA.com Women’s Team of the Year voting now open

For the first time you can now vote for the UEFA.com fans’ Women’s Team of the Year, with 50 players available when selecting your chosen XI.