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“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Bandits attack emir’s vehicle, kill 2 in Kaduna

Unspecified numbers of bandits, Tuesday evening opened fire on the vehicle of the Emir of Birnin Gwari, Alhaji Zubairu Jibril Mai Gwari II.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Bandits attack emir’s convoy in Kaduna

Bandits have reportedly attacked the convoy of a first class emir in Kaduna State, Alhaji Zubairu Jibril Mai Gwari II, the emir of Birnin Gwari.
Samuel Aruwan

Kaduna confirms abduction of three teachers from primary school

Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said no pupil was kidnapped from Rema Primary School, Magajin Gari Ward 2, of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Official: Three teachers kidnapped in Kaduna school attack

The state goverment had earlier on Monday announced the attack on the primary school in Rema, about 150 kilometres from the state capital, but said it was awaiting details on the incident.
The Niger kidnapping came two months after hundreds of schoolboys were abducted in northwestern Katsina state then released days later following negotiations with the government. iStock

Gunmen kidnap pupils in Nigeria’s restive northwest

Gunmen on Monday seized an unspecified number of primary school pupils and teachers in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kaduna, the government said, in a region wracked by banditry and kidnapping.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Gunmen invade kaduna primary school, abduct pupils, teachers

Gunmen have invaded the Local Education Authority (LEA) Primary School, Rama village, Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, abducting the pupils and their teachers.
MTV Base has postponed the 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) Kampala 2021 Music Awards.

MAMA Kampala 2021 postponed over coronavirus

This, according to the organizers, is due to the concerns they have about the current health and safety challenges both on the continent and globally that significantly jeopardizes the ability of the campaign to continue to achieve its objectives.
‘Essence’, a song by Nigerian star Wizkid, featuring fast riser Tems, was included on the list.

Wizkid, Tems make Obama’s favourite music list for 2020

‘Essence’ is off Wizkid’s recent bodywork ‘Made in Lagos’, an album the singer delayed its release multiple times. The album was later released on October 30.
Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, has stated that he hasn’t been able to sleep since the Lekki shooting incident that occurred on October 20, the day soldiers opened fire on youths protesting against police brutality.

Wizkid, Burna Boy win Mobo Awards 2020

Nigerian superstars, Wizkid and Burna Boy, dominated the night at the just concluded Mobo Awards 2020.

Wizkid makes Barack Obama’s 2020 summer playlist

Nigerian music star, Wizkid, has ‘smiled’ his way into the ears of Barack Obama, making the former US president’s 2020 summer playlist.
Grammy-nominated, multi-award-winning Nigerian Afro Fusion superstar, Burna Boy, has released his much anticipated fifth studio album, titled ‘Twice as tall’.

Burna Boy: I’ve never written a song in my life

Produced by Bosede Ogulu, Burna Boy and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, the ‘Twice as tall’ album boasts of a plenitude of producers; from Sean Combs a.k.a. Diddy, to Telz, P2J, Timbaland, Leriq, Rexxie, Skread, Andre Harris, Jae5, Mike Dean and many more.
‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.

Burna Boy, Rema, others nominated for 2020 BET Awards

Nominations for the BET Awards 2020, which celebrates excellence in music and acting excellence, were revealed on recently.
2020 BET Awards will mark the Award’s 20th anniversary and BET’s 40th anniversary.

Burna Boy, Rema get 2020 BET Awards nominations

Two Nigerian musicians, Burna Boy and Rema have been nominated for the 2020 Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards.
Don Jazzy and D'Banj

Don Jazzy: I never had money ‘wahala’ with D’Banj in Mo’Hits

Michael Collins Ajereh, the founder of Mavins record, popularly known as Don Jazzy, has disclosed that he never had any financial issues with former partner and member of Mo’Hits records, D’Banj.
Controversial musician, Naira Marley, clinched his first major Nigerian award at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards on Saturday.

Naira Marley wins first major award at Soundcity MVP Awards — full list of winners

Controversial musician, Naira Marley, clinched his first major Nigerian award at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards on Saturday.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Naira Marley wins first award at Soundcity MVP Awards

Controversial musician Naira Marley on Saturday took home his first major award at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards, held at the Eko Convention Center, Lagos Nigeria.

Promoter: Why musical concerts are declining in Nigeria

A showbiz promoter, Tajudeen Adepetu, has explained why musical concerts are declining in Nigeria.
Burna Boy’s ‘Anybody’, and Rema’s ‘Iron Man’, have made former U.S. president, Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 list.

Burna Boy, Rema make Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 list

Burna Boy’s ‘Anybody’, and Rema’s ‘Iron Man’, have made former U.S. president, Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 list.
Google announced the results of its 2019 Year in Search, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria.

Google’s top trending searches of 2019 in Nigeria

Google announced the results of its 2019 Year in Search, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria.
YouTube on Friday released YouTube Rewind, which celebrates the biggest moments on YouTube from 2019.

YouTube Rewind: Most watched videos by Nigerians in 2019

YouTube on Friday released YouTube Rewind, which celebrates the biggest moments on YouTube from 2019.
‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.

Burna Boy leads Apple’s 2019 top 10 streamed songs

Afro-fusion artist Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, has topped the 2019 list of Apple Music most streamed artists.
2 Face Idibia with his Legendary award alongside Kenny Ogungbe.

AFRIMA: Awilo, 2Face Idibia receives Legendary awards

Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

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Boko Haram cleric confirms Abubakar Shekau’s death, urges fighters’ loyalty

Bakura Sahalaba, a cleric with the Lake Chad branch of Boko Haram, urged its men to fight on in the video, which appeared on social media after the rival Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) said Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau had died.
Antonio Guterres

U.N. chief Antonio Guterres appointed for second term

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was appointed for a second five-year term on Friday by the 193-member U.N. General Assembly.
Christian Eriksen has posted the first picture of himself in hospital since he suffering a cardiac arrest during Denmark’s Euro 2020 clash with Finland on Saturday.

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen discharged from hospital

Christian Eriksen has been discharged from hospital after a “successful” operation to fit a heart-starting device.
Bruno Giordano has expressed his displeasure with the transfer fee Napoli paid to Lille for Victor Osimhen last summer, questioning why was more expensive than Erling Haaland.

French government probes Victor Osimhen’s transfer to Napoli

The French judiciary is investigating the record-breaking transfer of striker Victor Osimhen from Lille to Napoli last summer, according to media reports.
The Senator representing Cross River North, Stephen Odey, has said the recent judgement by the Supreme Court on the Cross River North senatorial seat did not sack him as a senator.

Cross River North: Senator Odey floors Joe Agi at election tribunal

The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Calabar Friday, upheld the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Dr. Stephen Odey, in the Cross River North Senatorial District by-election.

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Chelsea are making a frantic effort to replace Tammy Abraham with the Bundesliga and Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland.

Erling Haaland gives Chelsea transfer hope by revealing his ‘big dream’

Chelsea target Erling Haaland has revealed that his biggest dream is to win the Champions League, during an exclusive interview with the Telegraph.
Governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of the Progressive Governors Forum have passed a vote of confidence on the Chairman, CECPC, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State and his Committee Members for their outstanding performance in rebuilding the party.

APC governors pass vote of confidence on Mai Mala Buni, committee members

Governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of the Progressive Governors Forum have passed a vote of confidence on the Chairman, CECPC, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State and his Committee Members for their outstanding performance in rebuilding the party.
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Juventus consider French star as Cristiano Ronaldo replacement

With Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo set to part ways this summer, the Turin club have begun to look at possible replacements for the Portuguese forward and one name that has come to the table is Antoine Griezmann.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

AFN Board dissolved

Announcing the dissolution on Monday, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development said the tenure of the board had expired. “Pursuant to article 10.4 of the 2017 constitution of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, the Ministry hereby dissolve the board of the AFN,” said the Sports Ministry in a statement.
Turkish club Menemenspor have beamed their searchlight on Nigerian forward David Egbo as they get ready for next season.

Turkish club Menemenspor chase David Egbo

Menemenspor are hoping to add the 22-year-old Egbo from Major League Side (MLS) side Vancouver Whitecaps to their squad.