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Childish Gambino wins four Grammys for ‘This Is America’

Childish Gambino on Sunday grabbed his fourth Grammy of the night, the coveted Record of the Year prize for best overall song, for his politically charged hit “This Is America.” The trap gospel song packed...
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Nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the Grammy Awards, which will be handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles.
Al-Azhar university

University expels female student for hugging male friend

Egypt’s Al-Azhar university on Sunday said it had expelled a female student after she appeared in a video hugging a male colleague, accusing her of undermining the school’s reputation.

Mauricio Pochettino refuses to rule out Manchester United move

The Argentine signed a new five-year contract with Tottenham in May and has spoken at length about wanting to stay with the club as they prepare to move into their new stadium.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

2019: INEC chairman tasks celebrities on voter education

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called on Nigerian celebrities to utilise their platforms to promote voter education, youth inclusion and non-violent participation in the 2019 elections.
Peter Obi

PDP alleges freezing of Peter Obi’s accounts

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has accused Muhammadu Buhari administration of stopping transactions on all accounts belonging its Vice presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, wife, his family members and their businesses.

Belgium’s brutality in Africa haunts refurbished museum

Belgium's notorious Africa Museum reopens on Saturday after a five-year restoration that curators hope will bury its reputation as a colonialist holdover.
Wale Oluwo

Wale Oluwo resigns as Lagos commissioner, dumps APC

Lagos State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Wale Oluwo, has has resigned his appointment and has left the ruling All Progressives Congress.
Semi Ajayi

Rotherham’s Clark Robertson begs Semi Ajayi not to leave

Rotherham United defender Clark Robertson hopes that his flourishing partnership with Nigeria defender Semi Ajayi is not broken up in January.

2019: NSCDC warns personnel against partisan politics

Mrs Abosede lsimi, Assistant Commandant General (ACG), in-charge of Zone D, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has warned corps personnel against partisan politics.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo: ‘I was no longer indispensable’ at Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has said he decided to leave Real Madrid for Juventus after sensing that the Spanish club’s president, Florentino Perez, no longer saw him as being “indispensable”.

Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren denies perjury allegations

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren says he "did not commit any criminal offence" after being charged with perjury in Croatia over evidence given in a trial.

Israel pledges to assist Nigeria tackle cyber crimes, security

Israel on Wednesday pledged to assist Nigeria in tackling cyber crime and Homeland Security (HLS) using modern technology.

Bauchi governor washes hands off lawmaker’s travails

Bauchi State Government has denied the allegation that it is behind the travails of Maryam Garba Bagel, the only female member in the State House of Assembly and senatorial candidate on the platform of Social Democratic Party (SPD) in the recent Bauchi South by-election, portraying her as an “immoral” person via her pictures photoshopped into pornographic images.

Robert Mugabe’s stepson facing eviction over rent arrears

Former Zimbabwean ruler Robert Mugabe’s socialite stepson is facing eviction from a property over rental arrears dating back three years, court documents seen Wednesday by AFP showed.

Russian prostitutes to avoid World Cup as strip clubs cash in

For Russian prostitutes, the World Cup and its testosterone-charged fans could have meant big business. But in reality many will stay away from host cities after warnings from police, the head of the country’s only sex workers’ group told AFP.

Ed Sheeran named top artiste at Billboard Music Awards

Ed Sheeran was crowned top artiste while Bruno Mars took home the R&B gong at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday.

Senator Omisore not in SDP – party

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Osun State, said it was not aware Senator Iyiola Omisore has joined the party.

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Election: PDP urges military to disobey presidential order on ballot box snatching

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.

NAF arrests 10 armed bandits, recovers 57 livestock

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.

Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya unleashes team of professors to battle IAAF, CAS

Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
OLAMIJU ALAO-AKALA

Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.