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Burna Boy’s mother, Bose Ogulu got a rapturous response following an epic acceptance speech at the BET Awards on Monday.

BET Awards: Burna Boy’s mother shines with moving acceptance speech

Burna Boy’s mother Bose Ogulu got a rapturous response following an epic acceptance speech at the BET Awards on Monday.
Craig Bellamy

Craig Bellamy joins former Manchester City team-mate Vincent Kompany at Anderlecht

Craig Bellamy has been appointed Under-21 coach at Anderlecht, joining his former Manchester City team-mate Vincent Kompany at the club.
Peruzzi

Peruzzi under ‘fire’ for alleged physical assault of Twitter influencer

Fans on Twitter have continued to slam DMW singer, Peruzzi, for physically assaulting social media influencer, Pamilerin, allegedly.
Borussia Dortmund comeback king Marco Reus

Marco Reus: I’ll do anything for Borussia Dortmund success

Marco Reus urged his Borussia Dortmund team-mates to use the pain of narrowly missing out on the Bundesliga title last season to inspire them to glory next time around.
Ruud Gullit was critical of some Tottenham players after a first-leg defeat to Ajax and Danny Rose hopes their comeback silenced him.

Champions League final: Tottenham, Liverpool chase biggest win of all

Among the rewards for the Champions League winners on Saturday will be silverware, status and history but the greatest prize awaiting Liverpool or Tottenham might be an end to the agonising wait.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

Elder statesman calls for anti-corruption courts

An elder statesman Chief Gilbert Olokesusi has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to consider setting up an anti-corruption court in his second term.
Fulham's Andre Schurrle

Andre Schurrle: I wish I could stay at Fulham

Fulham’s Germany international Andre Schurrle is disappointed at the upheaval to come this summer, as relegation cuts short his second spell in the Premier League.
Isco

Andrea Pirlo: Juventus should target Real Madrid’s Isco

Andrea Pirlo has suggested Juventus should consider signing Real Madrid superstar Isco during the summer transfer window.
Mohammed Salah

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah shortlisted for PFA Fans’ Player of the Month

The 26-year-old scored four goals in four league outings for Jurgen Klopp’s side in April as they push for their first Premier League title since 1990.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: FAAC disburse N1.92 trillion to three tiers of government in 1st quarter

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has disbursed N1.92 trillion to three tiers of government in first quarter of 2019, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

Corruption may end in Nigeria this year!

Two days ago, while waiting as usual, at the Lagos airport, for delayed flights, I met a group talking about the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and its handling of the asset declaration case of former Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen. It was a heated but thrilling debate which began with a discussion on whether or not, the case could inspire our anti-corruption bodies.
manchester city corner flag

Manchester City respond to fresh Der Spiegel email leaks

Manchester City have refused to comment on fresh allegations they broke UEFA rules in order to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

FAAC: Federal, states and local governments share N610.368 billion for January

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total of N610.368 billion to the three tiers of government.

Gianluigi Buffon: Champions League dangerous for Paris Saint-Germain without Neymar

Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon believes that the absence of star forward Neymar will be “dangerous” ahead of his side’s Champions League knockout campaign.

Everton set for quiet January transfer window – director

Everton's director of football Marcel Brands has confirmed that the club are not going to make any big signings in the transfer window, saying that there are "no big plans for January".
Aaron Ramsey

Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey planning to stay at Emirates until summer

Ramsey is set to leave the Emirates following Arsenal's decision to withdraw the offer of a new £180,000-a-week contract in September.

Unai Emery rubbishes Keylor Navas to Arsenal rumours

Unai Emery has dismissed speculation that Arsenal could be looking at signing Keylor Navas from Real Madrid.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates his second-half goal against Bournemouth on Sunday (Getty)

Arsenal’s season at crossroads as Fulham await

Riding high until two weeks ago, Arsenal’s season has taken a sudden downturn that has thrown the focus firmly onto the club’s plans for the January transfer window.

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The Nigerian Army says frontline counterinsurgency soldiers in the northeast have killed three terrorists and rescued 95 persons held hostage in Borno State.

Soldiers rescue 95 hostages, kill 3 terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army says frontline counterinsurgency soldiers in the northeast have killed three terrorists and rescued 95 persons held hostage in Borno State.
Four soldiers and a cameraman died on Saturday night from an attack by Boko Haram on the northern shore of Lake Chad.

MNJTF: Iswap under pressure to establish caliphate near Lake Chad

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says the flurry of attacks by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in the last couple of weeks followed pressure mounted on them by foreign collaborators to establish caliphate.
Osinbajo at a Town Hall meeting with Nigerians in New York. R-L; Prof. Tijjani Mohammad-Bande, Nigeria’s permanent representative to the United Nations; Rtd. Justice Sylvanus Asofor; VP Osinbajo, Mr. Ben Okoyen, Consul General and one of Nigeria in diaspora’s representative

VP Osinbajo: Some kidnapping stories in social media untrue

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora not to rely entirely on social media reports on the security challenges facing the country.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA releases N1.284 billion to pay 234 retirees

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has released One Billion Two Hundred and Eighty Four Million Naira (N1.284 billion) for the payment of FCT retirees.
Rafael Benitez's fraught relationship with owner Mike Ashley should not deter him from remaining at the club. NEWCASTLE UNITED

Rafa Benitez leaves Newcastle after failing to agree new contract

Rafa Benitez will leave Newcastle on June 30 after the club announced that they have failed to agree a new contract with their current manager.