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Jonathan dos Santos claims that Carlos Vela has received an offer from Barcelona after another stellar season in the MLS with Los Angeles FC.

Jonathan dos Santos: Carlos Vela has an ‘offer on the table’ to join Barcelona

Jonathan dos Santos claims that Carlos Vela has received an offer from Barcelona after another stellar season in the MLS with Los Angeles FC.
An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department is under investigation after his body camera allegedly caught him fondling the body of a dead woman.

Body cam exposes police officer fondling dead woman’s breast

An unidentified Los Angeles Police Department officer is currently under investigation after he was allegedly caught on body-camera footage fondling a dead woman’s breast.

Amazon partners with Verizon to extend AWS cloud to 5G networks

Amazon.com on Tuesday said it was extending its cloud to 5G networks in partnership with Verizon Communications, so developers can run latency-sensitive programs on mobile and connected devices.
After launching her presidential campaign with a splash in Oakland, California, less than a year ago, California Senator Kamala Harris has made an equally stunning exit, telling supporters that she does not have the resources to continue her 2020 bid.

US: Kamala Harris exits 2020 presidential race, citing lack of cash

After launching her presidential campaign with a splash in Oakland, California, less than a year ago, California Senator Kamala Harris has made an equally stunning exit, telling supporters that she does not have the resources to continue her 2020 bid.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to weigh up his options after leaving the LA Galaxy, with the Swedish striker claiming that he “could play at the same level until I’m 50 years old”.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I could play until I’m 50 and Milan is my second home

Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to weigh up his options after leaving the LA Galaxy, with the Swedish striker claiming that he “could play at the same level until I’m 50 years old”.
United States former First Lady Michelle Obama has paid a visit to Nigerian-born Njideka Akunyili-Crosby.

Ex-First Lady Michelle Obama visits Nigerian-born artist Njideka Akunyili-Crosby in her studio

Chidiogo had hashtagged Njideka and posted: “So this just happened! Casual Saturday in the Akunyili Crosby family. When the Michelle Obama pays a visit to your studio!”
Taylor Swift accepts the award for 2019 AMA artist of the year after her performance at the American Music Awards. Chris Pizzello-Invision-AP

Taylor Swift shatters Michael Jackson’s record with 29 AMAs within 15 years

American singer-song writer Taylor Swift has won the Artist of the Year award at the 2019 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday in Los Angeles, California.
Above- Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk stands in front of the company’s first electric pickup truck, the Cybertruck, after it was unveiled in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 21, 2019 . Tesla-Handout via REUTERS.

Tesla unveils electric pickup truck with angular design and armored glass

Tesla on Thursday unveiled its first pickup truck, delivering on a promise by Chief Executive Elon Musk to build an electric version of America’s favorite vehicle and one that threatens the heart of Detroit automakers’ profits.
US-born Nigerian goalkeeper Philip Ejimadu reacted after winning United Soccer League (USL) Save of the Year Award.

Nigerian reacts after winning USL Save of the Year Award

US-born Nigerian goalkeeper Philip Ejimadu reacted after winning United Soccer League (USL) Save of the Year Award.

AC Milan offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic six-month deal

Sweden star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been offered a six-month deal to come to the aid of struggling former Italian giants AC Milan, according to reports in Italy on Thursday.
Grammys

Key nominees for the 2020 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out January 26 in Los Angeles.
After a shooting on Thursday, students were evacuated from Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, Calif. David Walter Banks for The New York Times

Teenage suspect in California school shooting dies

The teenage suspect in a school shooting that took the lives of two students in California on Thursday has died in hospital, local media reported.
Oscar-winning actress Mo’Nique on Thursday filed a pay discrimination lawsuit against Netflix, alleging the streaming giant offered her less money than it did to white and male performers because she is a black woman.

Oscar-winner Mo’Nique sues Netflix for pay discrimination

Oscar-winning actress Mo’Nique on Thursday filed a pay discrimination lawsuit against Netflix, alleging the streaming giant offered her less money than it did to white and male performers because she is a black woman.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic potentially aimed a parting shot at MLS as he discussed his LA Galaxy future following their play-off defeat to rivals Los Angeles FC.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirms MLS exit after two seasons

Swedish legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic has mutually parted ways with MLS giants LA Galaxy after two seasons on Wednesday, November 13.
Los Angeles Lakers’ rollercoaster ride in the new NBA season continued on Wednesday night as LeBron James inspired their 120-94 win against a struggling Golden State Warriors.

Los Angeles Lakers consolidate on great start to NBA season, pip Golden State Warriors...

Los Angeles Lakers’ rollercoaster ride in the new NBA season continued on Wednesday night as LeBron James inspired their 120-94 win against a struggling Golden State Warriors.
The United States (U.S.) recently announced the arrest of scores of Nigerians and few other nationals involved in what the Federal Bureau of Intelligence (FBI) described as the largest internet fraud ever committed in the country.

US charges Paul Usoro, 9 other Nigerians over $1.1 million romance scams

Ten Nigerians have been charged with conspiring to launder illegal proceeds that were fraudulently obtained as a result of romance scams targeting multiple victims, the US Justice Department said on Wednesday night.
Shakira

Shakira: Losing my voice was ‘darkest moment’ of my life

Colombian superstar Shakira says temporarily losing her voice two years ago was “the darkest moment” of her life, and which affected her “deeply”.
Genevieve Nnaji in the Nigerian film “Lionheart.”(Netflix)

‘Lionheart’s’ Oscar disqualification an eye-opener – awards committee

The Nigeria Oscar Selection Committee has said the country’s disqualification from the 2020 Oscars should be an eye-opener for filmmakers in the Nollywood industry.

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Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Driver ‘rapes’ landlord’s 16-year-old daughter

A Kaduna magistrates’ court on Friday remanded a driver, Amos Luka, 33, for allegedly raping his landlord’s 16-year-old daughter.
The border closure has affected goods from other West African countries. Wikimedia Commons

Senator outlines measures to reopen Nigerian borders

A former Chairman, Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Senator Abu Ibrahim, Friday listed measures Nigeria should take to reopen its closed borders.
Dhikrullah Hassan

Aare Musulumi praises President Buhari over Dhikrullah Hassan’s nomination as NAHCON chairman

The Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Dawud Akinola, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for nominating a Muslim from the South West, Alhaji Dhikrilullah Hassan, as the chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).

Nigeria’s Bonny Light rises to $64.30 per barrel

THE price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade, has risen from $63.00 to $64.30 per barrel at the international market, the highest in the past three weeks.