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14-year-old boy arrested for stabbing student to death

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested and charged in the stabbing death of a New York university student, authorities said Saturday, in a case that is being closely watched due to its racial dynamics.
Mike Bloomberg could team up with Hillary Clinton to try to take down President Trump in November by making her his running mate.

Mike Bloomberg ‘considering’ Hillary Clinton as his running mate

Mike Bloomberg could team up with Hillary Clinton to try to take down President Trump in November by making her his running mate.
For the fifth year in a row, more Nigerians emigrated to Canada than the year before as data published by the Canadian government shows the number of Nigerians issued permanent resident permits has tripled since 2015.

Nigerian immigrants to Canada triples in five years

For the fifth year in a row, more Nigerians emigrated to Canada than the year before as data published by the Canadian government shows the number of Nigerians issued permanent resident permits has tripled since 2015.

Customs impound N20 million container load of pirated books

A container load of suspected pirated books, valued at over N20 million, belonging to different publishers, has been impounded in a joint operation by Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) and Nigerian Customs Service (NCS)
Harvey Weinstein appears in court in New York

Rape trial: Harvey Weinstein treated women like ‘ants’ – prosecutor

Prosecutors on Friday accused Harvey Weinstein of abusing his power as a Hollywood mogul to prey on women, as his high-profile #MeToo rape trial draws to a close.
Unknown gunmen have attacked six communities and torched a teacher-training college in Quissanga district, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, in the space of less than a week

How gunmen burned down college in Mozambique

Unknown gunmen have attacked six communities and torched a teacher-training college in Quissanga district, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, in the space of less than a week, a development that marks an escalation in attacks on the gas-rich province.
Mike Tyson has revealed the heartwrenching reason why he no longer works out.

Mike Tyson: Why I no longer work out

Mike Tyson has revealed the heartwrenching reason why he no longer works out.
A New York City police officer was shot and wounded in a police station on Sunday morning about 12 hours after another officer was wounded while he sat in his patrol van in the same neighborhood in what authorities described as assassination attempt.

Two New York City police officers shot, wounded in separate attacks

A New York City police officer was shot and wounded in a police station on Sunday morning about 12 hours after another officer was wounded while he sat in his patrol van in the same neighborhood in what authorities described as an assassination attempt.
Chinese-American film “The Farewell” delivered a rebuke to its Oscars snub at the Spirit Awards on Saturday, as South Korea’s “Parasite” added a final burst of momentum to its much-hyped Academy Award challenge.

‘Farewell’ rebukes Oscars with Spirit Award win

Chinese-American film “The Farewell” delivered a rebuke to its Oscars snub at the Spirit Awards on Saturday, as South Korea’s “Parasite” added a final burst of momentum to its much-hyped Academy Award challenge.
Democratic presidential candidates former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) participate in the Democratic presidential primary debate in the Sullivan Arena at St. Anselm College on February 07, 2020 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

US Election: Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg face attack in democratic debate

White House hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg — riding neck-and-neck in the polls ahead of the next Democratic primary contest — come under sustained attack on the debate stage from rivals seeking to challenge Donald Trump in November.
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Tdot: FCT needs structure upgrade to promote entertainment, artistes

An Abuja based Musician, Tunde Akinsanmi (Tdot), has called for upgrade of entertainment infrastructure in the FCT to boost entertainment in the city and also support growth of local artistes.
The newly-released jerseys by American sportswear manufacturer, Nike, for the Super Eagles and the other Nigeria national football teams, are generating mixed reactions from Nigerians and others across the world.

New Nigeria’s football jerseys by Nike divide fans

The newly-released jerseys by American sportswear manufacturer, Nike, for the Super Eagles and the other Nigeria national football teams, are generating mixed reactions from Nigerians and others across the world.
Popular Hollywood legend and Actor, Kirk Douglas is dead. The stage and screen actor was well-known for his role in the 1960 classic Spartacus and died at the age of 103.

Spartacus actor Kirk Doughlas passes on

The stage and screen actor was well-known for his role in the 1960 classic Spartacus and died at the age of 103.
The New York Comedy Club canceled a performance by Ari Shaffir after the comedian posted a video celebrating Kobe Bryant’s death.

Club drops performer after comment about Kobe Bryant

The New York Comedy Club canceled a performance by Ari Shaffir after the comedian posted a video celebrating Kobe Bryant’s death.
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Nike to unveil new Super Eagles kits in New York

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) and sportswear giants Nike will on February 5, unveil new Super Eagles jerseys in New York ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations match-day three home qualifying encounter against Sierra Leone.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said.

US expands health screenings for coronavirus to 20 airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.
Angola's chief prosecutor on Friday said funds that Isabel dos Santos - who is accused of stealing millions of dollars from state companies - invested in Portugal had been embezzled from her home country.

Isabel dos Santos plans legal action against media over ‘Luanda Leaks’

Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos plans to take legal action against media who published a vast enquiry dubbed "Luanda Leaks" about the origin of her fortune, according to a statement issued on Tuesday by her Portuguese PR firm.
Jelani Maraj, the brother of rapper Nicki Minaj was on Monday sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl at his Long Island home.

Nicki Minaj’s brother sentenced to life in prison for rape

Jelani Maraj, the brother of rapper Nicki Minaj was on Monday sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl at his Long Island home.

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TEHRAN, IRAN - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that he doesn’t believe the U.S. will pursue war with his country, because it will harm President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection bid.

Hassan Rouhani: Donald Trump doesn’t want war ahead of 2020 election

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that he doesn’t believe the U.S. will pursue war with his country, because it will harm President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection bid.
Chief executive Denise Barrett-Baxendale (left) with Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti

Everton end shirt sponsorship deal with Kenyan betting firm SportPesa

The Kenyan gaming brand, which has been on the club's shirts since a five-year deal was struck in May 2017, has agreed to the termination of its contract at the end of the season.
People watch waves and rough seas pound against the harbour wall at Porthcawl in Wales, as Storm Dennis sweeps across the country, Saturday Feb. 15, 2020. AP

Man dies as Storm Dennis slams UK, power cuts hit France

A man died after falling into a river on Sunday as Storm Dennis swept across Britain with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds.
Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, visited the Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu Mohammed in Abuja on Wednesday, declaring that his administration would not condone violence in Oyo.

Oyo governor threatens to jail union members who foment trouble

The Oyo State Government, on Sunday, warned some leaders of the suspended National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state to desist from carrying out the threats of violence issued in a video, which has gone viral in the last 24 hours.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab Aiye cult kingpin in Ikorodu

The Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants, inaugurated by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, has arrested the leader of Aiye Confraternity, Sikiru Samuel.