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TIME named Nigerian physician Tunji Funsho to the 2020 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Nigerian doctor named one of TIME’s Most Influential People in the world

TIME named Nigerian physician Tunji Funsho to the 2020 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list and related tributes are available now at time.com/time100, and...

Wizkid makes Barack Obama’s 2020 summer playlist

Nigerian music star, Wizkid, has ‘smiled’ his way into the ears of Barack Obama, making the former US president’s 2020 summer playlist.
Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade, is among the A-list musicians across the world to perform at the ‘Global Goal- Unite For Our Future – The Concert’ fixed for Saturday.

Yemi Alade, Miley Cyrus, Shakira, others set for concert to tackle coronavirus

Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade, is among the A-list musicians across the world to perform at the ‘Global Goal: Unite For Our Future – The Concert’ fixed for Saturday.
Carrie Underwood attends the unveiling of her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Sept. 20, 2018. (Reuters)

Carrie Underwood honoured with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Pop-country superstar Carrie Underwood on Thursday got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame — the latest honour for the Grammy-winning onetime champion of TV reality show “American Idol.”
Aretha Franklin lies in her casket at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, Michigan, during a public visitation on Tuesday, August 28.

Aretha Franklin’s funeral attracts stars in music, politics

Aretha Franklin’s star-studded funeral got underway in Detroit on Friday with political dignitaries and music royalty joining family, friends and members of the public to bid goodbye to America’s “Queen of Soul.”
Fans queued en masse Tuesday to pay their respects to legendary US singer and “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, whose body lay in a golden casket dressed in a ruffled red dress and matching heels in Detroit.

Hundreds pay respects as Aretha Franklin lies in state

Fans queued en masse Tuesday to pay their respects to legendary US singer and “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, whose body lay in a golden casket dressed in a ruffled red dress and matching heels in Detroit.

Hollywood actress sends Uzo Aduba birthday wishes in Igbo language

Social media was abuuz on Tuesday with Hollywood actress Kerry Washington’s birthday wishes to her Nigerian colleague, Uzo Aduba, in Igbo language.

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June 12: MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty – Gani Adams

Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams, has said that the late Chief MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty and freedom during his lifetime.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: No invasion of miscreants into Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command has described as untrue the reports that miscreants have invaded Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

South-west governors urged to strengthen Amotekun to prevent attacks

The protem chairman of the Coalition of Yoruba Liberation Movement, Yemi Farounbi, has called on south-west governors to strengthen the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.
3. Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.

Ghana and Ivory Coast play out goalless draw in Cape Coast

Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.
Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

Nigeria goalie blames herself for defeat vs Jamaica, looks forward to Portugal clash

Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

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FILE PHOTO - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) attends a bilateral meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Washington March 31, 2016. REUTERS-Joshua Roberts-File Photo

Recep Erdogan’s summit with Joe Biden clouded by bitter disputes

No stranger to rocky relations with Washington, President Tayyip Erdogan holds his first meeting with President Joe Biden next week overshadowed by bitter disputes and by the new U.S. president’s cool tone towards Turkey.
Oliver Kirchner, the top candidate of the far-right AfD (Alternative fuer Deutschland) party, casts his vote for the federal state election of Saxony-Anhalt, in Magdeburg, Germany, June 6, 2021. REUTERS-Kai Pfaffenbach

East German state votes in final test before election to decide who replaces Angela...

The eastern German state of Saxony-Anhalt started voting on Sunday in the last test of public opinion before September’s national election, one which could deal a blow to conservative Armin Laschet’s hopes of succeeding Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Senator Uba: Governing Anambra not by trial and error

A former aide to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, Senator Andy Uba, has said the Anambra State governorship race is for serious minded people and not for those who just want to try their luck.

Anambra election: Industrialist cautions against irregularities in APGA primaries

Ahead of June 23, 2021 All progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) primary election in Anambra State, an industrialist and party stake holder in Umuchu ward 1&2, Chief Remigius Nnamezie Ibe, has cautioned All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra State to shun any act of irregularities during the forthcoming primary election of the party.
Joe Aribo provided an assist as Rangers defeated rival Celtic 2-0 to progress into the quarter-finals of the Scottish Cup at Ibrox on Sunday.

Rangers to face Liverpool in pre-season friendly

Rangers that parade Super Eagles star Joe Aribo and Leon Balogun will face Liverpool in a pre-season friendly at Anfield.