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Lashana Lynch will take over the role of 007 from Daniel Craig, a shake up that's meant to jolt the decades-long spy franchise. A star on the rise, Lynch is known for her role as fighter pilot Maria Rambeau in 'Capitain Marvel', released earlier this year.Getty Images

James Bond: Black-British actress Lashana Lynch is next ‘007 agent

Marvel star, Lashana Lynch is reportedly set to adopt the iconic code name ‘007 in the upcoming Bond movie.

National of 23 countries in Nazareth for TB Joshua’s meeting

As at Friday evening, two days to the beginning of Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua’s (Prophet T.B. Joshua) meeting on Mount Precipice, in Nazareth, Israel nationals from 23 countries have arrived for the programme.
Argentina pulled off an unprecedented women’s World Cup fightback from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Scotland on Wednesday, but it will be the video assistant referee’s decision to award a stoppage-time penalty retake that will remain in memory.

VAR under fire as Argentina beats Scotland

Argentina pulled off an unprecedented women’s World Cup fightback from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Scotland on Wednesday, but it will be the video assistant referee’s decision to award a stoppage-time penalty retake that will remain in memory.
Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare-Ighotegunor finished second with a time of 11.07seconds in the women’s 100m event at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday.

Blessing Okagbare eyes first IAAF Diamond League win in Rabat

African 200m record holder (22.04), Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor, will be back on the IAAF Diamond League train when it makes its sixth of 14 stops on Sunday at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat, Morocco for the Meeting International Mohammed VI of Athletics.
Australia have rallied from two goals down to seal a stunning 3-2 win over Brazil in their second group match at the Women's World Cup.

WWC: Australia complete epic comeback against Brazil

Australia have rallied from two goals down to seal a stunning 3-2 win over Brazil in their second group match at the Women's World Cup.
Brazil face a potential wait on the fitness of Arthur after the midfielder was taken off injured against Honduras following a horror tackle.

Brazil’s Arthur injured in pre-Copa America friendly

Brazil romped to a 7-0 victory over 10-man Honduras in their final friendly before hosting the Copa America, but lost Arthur to injury.
Barbara Bonansea fired Italy to a remarkable comeback win over Australia after her brace, including a stoppage-time winner, claimed a 2-1 Group C victory on Sunday.

WWC: Barbara Bonansea seals Italy’s comeback win over Australia

Barbara Bonansea fired Italy to a remarkable comeback win over Australia after her brace, including a stoppage-time winner, claimed a 2-1 Group C victory on Sunday.
FIFA Women’s World Cup France

FIFA release the 24 teams squad for the Women World Cup

FIFA has announced the 24 teams squad that will participate in the Women World Cup in France, meet the teams and the 23 players each from each team including the Super Falcons of Nigeria.

Kunle Afolayan decries segregation in filmmaking in Africa

Kunle Afolanya, veteran Nigerian filmmaker says there is so much segregation in filmmaking between the Francophone and Anglophone countries in Africa.

Governor Akeredolu seeks federal government’s investment in global marijuana market

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has advised the Federal Government to explore the opportunities in the cannabis business.
Track & Field Athletics

IAAF World Relays: Team Nigeria begin campaign with 4x400m relay

Team Nigeria will be aiming for glory as the heat event of the women’s 4X400metre begins today at the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 in Japan.
The United States will get a chance to exact revenge on Trinidad and Tobago at the Gold Cup after they were drawn together in a group that also features Panama and Guyana.

United States to face Panama, Trinidad and Tobago at Gold Cup

The United States will get a chance to exact revenge on Trinidad and Tobago at the Gold Cup after they were drawn together in a group that also features Panama and Guyana.
US President Donald Trump on Friday urged China to abolish tariffs on agricultural products imported from the United States — adding that trade talks between the rival powers were going well.

US halts humanitarian aid to neighbouring countries

The United States (U.S.), is halting humanitarian funding to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, the State Department has confirmed.
Kemoy Campbell

Jamaican athlete Kemoy Campbell wants to be back on track after ‘dying’

Jamaican athlete Kemoy Campbell was told by doctors he had “died” after collapsing on the track during February’s Millrose Games in New York.
Criticism aimed at Raheem Sterling has an undertone of racism, according to Ledley King, who says the Manchester City forward has been made a scapegoat.

Ledley King: Raheem Sterling has been made a scapegoat

Criticism aimed at Raheem Sterling has "an undertone of racism", according to Ledley King, who says the Manchester City forward has been "made a scapegoat".

African filmmakers to market films at 2019 Cannes Film Festival

African filmmakers, artistes and distributors will get a section to market their films at the 2019 edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) in France.
Jakaya Kikwete

Ex-Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete leads Commonwealth observers for Nigeria election

The Commonwealth has deployed a 20-member Observer Group, led by former President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, for the February 16 Nigerian presidential election.
Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris emerges as frontrunner to oust Donald Trump as rivals circle

Early 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris introduced herself to American voters Monday by drawing a sharp contrast with Donald Trump, offering a robust defence of her progressive positions a day after formally declaring her White House bid.

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Nigeria Police

Police arrest housewife for allegedly pouring hot water on husband

The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, announced in a statement on Tuesday that she had submitted her resignation from the IMF and it will go into effect in September.

House of Reps commends President Buhari for signing ACFTA

The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Ex-President Obasanjo’s letter vindicates our stance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the latest letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari describing the former’s action as patriotic.

Jacob Zuma: Gupta influence fiction

Former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, has denied that the Gupta family had any influence in the appointment of his Cabinet ministers.