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Puerto Rican visa issues deny Nigeria FIBA 3×3 World Cup qualifiers participation

Nigeria’s 3×3 men basketball team will play no part at the FIBA 3×3 World Cup Qualifiers 2019 in San Juan, Puerto Rico after they pulled out of the competition due to visa issues.
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USA start Basketball World Cup defence against Czechs

A United States team packed with NBA stars will begin its bid for an unprecedented third Basketball World Cup title in a row with a clash against debutants the Czech Republic.
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3×3 D’Tigers get tough World Cup qualification draw

The senior men’s 3×3 national basketball team has been grouped alongside France, Germany and Italy in the qualification Group A for a place in the 2019 FIBA 3×3 World Cup.
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EU adds Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, 21 others to dirty-money blacklist

The European Commission added Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Panama and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive disclosed on Wednesday.
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Gay Latin rapper Kevin Fret shot dead in Puerto Rico

The 24-year-old musician, known as Latin trap music's first openly gay artist who has been credited with "transforming the genre", was killed in the country's capital San Juan on Thursday, according to police.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bukola Saraki: Bikers tour will promote Brand Nigeria worldwide

The Senate President Bukola Saraki says the Rediscover Heritage Bikers tour of 11 states will promote the Nigerian Brand around the world.
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Muhammadu Buhari: Federal government to make tourism veritable earner for Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria has pledged to make tourism a veritable earner for the country.
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Muhammadu Buhari: Federal government to make tourism veritable earner for Nigeria

The Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja pledged to make tourism a veritable earner for the country.
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Richard Mofe Damijo, Joke Silva win big at 2018 Africa Movie Academy Awards

The 2018 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) which took place in Kigali, Rwanda.
US President Donald Trump speaks during an event to announces a grant for drug-free communities support program, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on August 29, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - MANDEL NGAN

Hurricane Florence: Donald Trump to visit North Carolina

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected on Wednesday to visit North Carolina, which is bearing the brunt of Florence’s deadly deluge and where rivers are still rising while thousands of homes and roadways remain submerged.
US President Donald Trump smiles during a phone conversation with Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto on trade in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on August 27, 2018. President Donald Trump said Monday the US had reached a "really good deal" with Mexico and talks with Canada would begin shortly on a new regional free trade pact."It's a big day for trade. It's a really good deal for both countries," Trump said."Canada, we will start negotiations shortly. I'll be calling their prime minister very soon," Trump said.US and Mexican negotiators have been working for weeks to iron out differences in order to revise the nearly 25-year old North American Free Trade Agreement, while Canada was waiting to rejoin the negotiations./ AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

Donald Trump taunts US media over Barack Obama error

American President Donald Trump, never allowing any opportunity to slip to punch his traducers, taunted the media on Saturday over their silence over a verbal slip by former President Barack Obama.
US President Donald Trump speaks during an event to announces a grant for drug-free communities support program, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on August 29, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - MANDEL NGAN

Donald Trump says Puerto Rico death toll made up by his political rivals

U.S. President Donald Trump claimed on Thursday that the death toll from hurricanes that lashed Puerto Rico in 2017 was cooked up by opposition Democrats to hurt him politically.

Hurricane Maria killed 2,975 in Puerto Rico – study

Hurricane Maria killed 2,975 people in Puerto Rico, according to the results of a long-awaited study commissioned by the US government, amid controversy over the true toll of the 2017 storm.
A landslide along the Akoni Pule Highway on Thursday morning. (Photo-DOTHawaii)

Hurricane Lane pummels Hawaii with torrential rain

At 0600 GMT, the National Weather Service said the hurricane was packing winds in excess of 120 miles per hour (195 kilometers per hour), despite being downgraded to category three.

Lagos ranked third worst city to live in

Despite improvements in infrastructure by the Ambode administration in Lagos, a new survey by the London Economist Intelligence Unit was not so impressed as it ranked it one of the five worst cities to live in.
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Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee robbed in Spain

A thief who pretended to be Daddy Yankee stole two million euros in jewels from the reggaeton star’s hotel room safe in Spain, his representatives and local media said Thursday.
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Kate Henshaw, Dakore Akande, others nominated for 2018 AMAA

The Africa Movie Academy Awards has released the nomination list for 2018.

2026 FIFA World Cup: 11 CAF members vote against Morocco

Eleven CAF member associations were among the countries which did not support Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup during the voting process on Wednesday in Moscow.

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Enyimba win 2018/19 Nigeria league title

Enyimba International FC beat Akwa United 3-0 to end the NPFL Super Six Championship Playoffs with 12 points from 5 matches and claim the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League title.

AFCON: Guinea gamble on fitness of Liverpool star Naby Keita

Guinea have chosen Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt this month despite concerns about his thigh injury.
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Andy Murray expects US Open to come too soon for singles return

Former world number one Andy Murray says he is still hoping to make a return to singles this year but the US Open looks too soon.

Three militia caught trying to attack Wukari village

The chairman of Wukari local government area, Mr. Adi Daniel, has revealed that three suspected militia were arrested by soldiers while trying to attack Rafin Kada village in Wukari local government area of Taraba state on Wednesday

Asiwaju Tinubu dedicates Democracy day to Beko Ransom-Kuti, Gani Fawehinmi, students

Sen. Bola Tinubu says he dedicates the maiden Democracy day celebrations to activists including late Dr Beko Ransom-Kuti, Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) and many students that sacrificed their lives for the nation to have history.