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Benin court says it has jurisdiction to entertain suit against US University

A Benin City High Court, has ruled that it has jurisdiction to entertain a suit against a United States-based University.
Heavyweight contender Jarrell Miller has received several offers for a potential fight with IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO world champion Anthony Joshua.

David Haye: Jarrell Miller has the firepower to cause Anthony Joshua problems

Anthony Joshua has been warned he faces a formidable test when he takes on Jarrell Miller in New York on June 1.
Britain’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, view products displayed for sale in a community cafe in Birkenhead, northwest England. Anthony Devlin - POOL - AFP

George Clooney: Meghan Markle criticised by press like Princess Diana

Meghan Markle is being ‘vilified and chased’ by the tabloid press in the same way the late Princess Diana was, Hollywood superstar George Clooney has told an Australian magazine.
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Winners in key categories at 2019 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of winners in the major categories for the Grammy Awards, which were handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles.
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Childish Gambino wins four Grammys for ‘This Is America’

Childish Gambino on Sunday grabbed his fourth Grammy of the night, the coveted Record of the Year prize for best overall song, for his politically charged hit “This Is America.” The trap gospel song packed...
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Grammys 2019: Seun Kuti performs, loses category to Soweto Gospel Choir

Seun Kuti, Nigerian Afrobeat musician, lost in his first attempt to win a Grammy award.
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Brad Pitt spotted at ex-wife Jennifer Aniston’s 50th birthday

Hollywood actor Brad Pitt has been spotted at ex-wife Jennifer Aniston’s 50th birthday party.
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Nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the Grammy Awards, which will be handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles.
FILE PHOTO- Former England midfielder David Beckham in Paris, France, October 2, 2018. REUTERS-Regis Duvignau-File Photo

David Beckham to be honoured with statue in Los Angeles

Former England football captain David Beckham will receive a statue in his honour in the city of Los Angeles, home of football club LA Galaxy.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde gets special recognition in Los Angeles

A popular Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has received special recognition at the first ‘Blacks in Cinema’ presentation in Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 31: LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers waits to enter the game during a 123-120 win over the LA Clippers at Staples Center on January 31, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

LA Lakers star LeBron James to sit out against Golden State Warriors

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James will miss the marquee match-up against the NBA champion Golden State Warriors on Saturday, coach Luke Walton said.

Anthony Joshua likely to make US debut

Anthony Joshua is “very likely” to scrap his world heavyweight title defence scheduled to take place at Wembley Stadium on April 13, promoter Eddie Hearn has said.

Seun Kuti to perform at Grammy awards

Nigeria’s Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, is to perform at the premiere ceremony for the 61st Grammy Awards in the US.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 20, 2018 Attorney Michael Avenatti speaks at the ‘How to Beat Trump’ panel at the 2018 Politicon in Los Angeles, California. – Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented an adult film star engaged in a legal battle with Donald Trump, will not face felony domestic violence charges, a spokesman said February 1, 2019. “Although we decline to file charges at this time, this matter remains open and we may file charges at any time prior to the expiration of the statute of limitations,” Los Angeles prosecutor spokesman Frank Mateljan said. Avenatti had denied any wrongdoing. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP)

US lawyer Michael Avenatti won’t face felony domestic violence charges

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented an adult film star engaged in a legal battle with Donald Trump, will not face felony domestic violence charges, a spokesman said Friday.
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West Ham’s Samir Nasri explains Drip Doctors doping ban

Samir Nasri insists he did not realise he was breaking any rules when he visited the Drip Doctors clinic for IV treatment.
Chris Brown

Chris Brown released from Parisian police cell

US singer Chris Brown, who was arrested in Paris on Monday with two other persons on suspicion of rape, has been released from police custody, the French prosecutor’s office said.
R. Kelly

Sony Music drops R. Kelly over alleged sexual abuse

Popular American multiple Grammy Award Winner, Robert Sylvester Kelly, also known as R. Kelly, has been dropped by his Record Label, Sony Music.
Aliyu Modibbo

Former FCT minister joins Oxford University Academic faculty

A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Aliyu Modibbo, has joined St Antony College, University of Oxford, as a senior academic visitor.

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Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.