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Caroline Wozniacki, Naomi Osaka crash out of WTA Miami Open

World No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki and rising star Naomi Osaka became early round casualties while veteran Venus Williams survived a scare to book her third round spot at the Miami Open on Friday.

Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar lead male-dominated Grammy nominations

Jay-Z’s soul-baring album on love, life and social fractures led the Grammy Award nominations on Tuesday with eight nods in a list that saw women sidelined in some major categories and Katy Perry excluded completely.

Beyonce charity song finally dethrones ‘Despacito’

Beyonce’s Spanish-language remix of “Mi Gente” for hurricane relief opened Wednesday on top of the US Latin song chart, finally dethroning the global mega-hit “Despacito.”

Latin stars come together for Puerto Rico relief song

"Hamilton" writer Lin-Manuel Miranda on Friday led a who's who of Latin stars in a new song to raise money for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

Trump attacks mayor of Puerto Rico’s storm-hit capital city

Donald Trump has claimed that Puerto Rican leaders are "weak" and "want everything to be done for them" in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

Beyonce sings Spanish in hurricane relief remix

Beyonce has returned to music to raise money for hurricane relief, delivering verses in Spanish in a remix of Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin’s hit “Mi Gente.”

Jennifer Lopez donates $1 mln to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Pop star and actress Jennifer Lopez on Sunday offered $1 million for Puerto Rico as she helped launch an effort by New York state to support the hurricane-battered US island.

Bieber drops new song, still wants to be ‘Friends’

Justin Bieber may have canceled a world tour, been banned from China and issued a recent confessional, but he still wants to be friends, if his new song is anything to go by.

Botswana’s athlete Makwala disgraced in London

Botswana’s Isaac Makwala was on Tuesday refused entry to the London Stadium after earlier being withdrawn from the night’s 400m final at the World Championships after falling victim to an outbreak of sickness that has hit scores of competitors, media reports on Wednesday.

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Nasarawa Assembly okays $1 billion deduction by federal government to fight insurgency

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Friday passed a resolution, authorising the Federal Government to deduct the state’s share of the $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account.

Aleksander Ceferin: UEFA will be tough on clubs in breach of FFP

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says he has faith in the Financial Fair Play (FFP) process, which he believes treats every club the same.

Court orders Atiku’s son, estranged wife to agree on children’s upkeep allowance

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere on Friday ordered Aminu Atiku and his ex-wife, Unmi Bolori, to agree on the monthly upkeep allowance he would be paying for the two children of the severed union.

Names of four US soldiers killed in Niger added to memorial wall

The names of four Special Forces soldiers killed last year in an ambush in Niger are among those added to a memorial wall at Fort Bragg.

Air chief Abubakar inaugurates new NAF air safety institute in Kaduna

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has inaugurated the permanent site of the Nigeria Air Force Institute of Safety, located at Rigachikun area of Kaduna.