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Mauricio Pochettino suffered his first defeat as Paris Saint-Germain boss as second-bottom Lorient came from behind to win 3-2 with a stoppage time winner.

Mauricio Pochettino suffers first defeat as PSG boss

Mauricio Pochettino suffered his first defeat as Paris Saint-Germain boss as second-bottom Lorient came from behind to win 3-2 with a stoppage time winner.
Italian cyclist, Riccardo Ricco has been handed a lifetime ban by the Italian anti-doping agency, NADO.

Italian cyclist Riccardo Ricco receives lifetime ban

Italian cyclist, Riccardo Ricco has been handed a lifetime ban by the Italian anti-doping agency, NADO.
Bournemouth climbed to the top of the English Championship with an impressive 4-0 thrashing of Barnsley at Oakwell on Friday.

Bournemouth hammer Barnsley 4-0, move top of Championship

Bournemouth climbed to the top of the English Championship with an impressive 4-0 thrashing of Barnsley at Oakwell on Friday.
WWE are reportedly planning ‘something different’ for January’s Royal Rumble.

WWE ‘planning something different’ at Royal Rumble

Like the rest of the sporting and entertainment world, Vince McMahon’s company have been forced to continue the show without a live audience amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa leaves Saudi Arabia club Al Nassr

Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa has left Saudi Arabia club Al Nassr after two years.
Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 20, 2020, to make a statement on the nomination for replacement of recently deceased Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. – US presidential hopeful Joe Biden urged Senate lawmakers to not vote on filling the Supreme Court vacancy left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death until after the election in November. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP)

Joe Biden urges halt of Donald Trump’s US Supreme Court push

Democratic hopeful Joe Biden on Sunday urged lawmakers to wait until after November’s election to tackle a Supreme Court vacancy that President Donald Trump has pledged to fill quickly, as the nomination becomes a new flashpoint in the battle for the White House.
Manchester United are being linked with Porto fullback Alex Telles.

Alex Telles pushing Porto to sell him to Manchester United

Alex Telles is pushing Porto to sell him to Manchester United.
Brazil’s government sent its support to Neymar Tuesday after he was red-carded for a fight in a Ligue 1 match in France, condemning the “racism” that triggered the brawl.

Brazilian government backing Neymar in racism row

Brazil’s government sent its support to Neymar Tuesday after he was red-carded for a fight in a Ligue 1 match in France, condemning the “racism” that triggered the brawl.
The Joe Biden campaign is taking over a popular Instagram account from a teen supporter, who built a huge following over their summer break.

Joe Biden campaign enlists teen’s Instagram account for online organizing

The Joe Biden campaign is taking over a popular Instagram account from a teen supporter, who built a huge following over their summer break. Formerly a fan account, @VoteJoe account will now serve as the campaign’s primary point of grassroots outreach on Instagram, supplementing Biden’s personal account.
President Donald Trump speaks April 4 during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House. Patrick Semansky-AP Photo

Donald Trump: Evidence ties coronavirus to Wuhan lab

US President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened new tariffs against Beijing after claiming there is evidence linking the coronavirus to a lab in China’s ground-zero city of Wuhan.

Ash Wednesday: Catholic Bishop seeks end to killings

As Christians in Nigeria mark the Ash Wednesday, the Catholic Bishop of Oyo Diocese, Most Rev. Emmannuel Badejo, has called on government and other stakeholders to speak out against the incessant killings in the country.
Carabinieri officers near Codogno, the centre of the outbreak in Italy. Antonio Calanni-AP

Coronavirus: Five dead, over 200 infected in Italy

Italy on Monday reported five deaths and more than 200 coronavirus cases, amid growing anxiety about the spread of the virus in the heart of Europe.

Italy ready to invest in Nigeria’s agric sector

Mr Alessandro Gerbino, Trade Commissioner, Italian Trade Agency (ITA), said the Italian government was ready to invest in Nigeria’s agricultural sector.
Police in Jersey City have been placing fake Amazon packages outside people’s homes to catch thieves

eBay sues three Amazon managers for allegedly poaching its sellers

Online retailer eBay has sued three Amazon managers for allegedly infiltrating eBay’s platform to poach sellers. The lawsuit, filed earlier this week in California, claims Amazon employees signed up for eBay under false names and pretenses. Then, they would allegedly send private messages inviting sellers to Amazon, actively circumventing eBay’s rules and filters.

Governor Akeredolu seeks federal government’s investment in global marijuana market

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has advised the Federal Government to explore the opportunities in the cannabis business.
Callum Wilson

Callum Wilson double gives Bournmouth win at struggling Fulham

Fulham suffered their fourth consecutive Premier League loss and remain mired in the bottom three as a brace from Callum Wilson helped Bournemouth stay sixth with an impressive 3-0 victory at Craven Cottage on Saturday.

#BBNaija: Housemates hail Miracle’s win

Housemates of the just concluded 2018 Big Brother Naija(BBNaija) have congratulated Miracle Igbokwe for living up to his name and winning the TV reality show star prize of N25 million.

#BBNaija: Rico evicted from Big Brother House

At 7pm on Sunday evening, Big Brother host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu announced, “Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen, this week’s #BBNaija Live Eviction show is now on… we hope you’re all Watching…”

#BBNaija: Miracle, Nina, Cee C, others nominated for eviction

Housemates nominated for possible eviction have been revealed in the Big Brother Naija eviction show on Monday evening.

#BBNaija: Cee-c is not a virgin – Tobi

Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate Tobi has spoken on why he thinks fellow housemate Cee-C is not a virgin.

#BBNaija: Housemates nominated for fake eviction

Big Brother Naija 2018 housemates on Monday nominated two housemates to be up for fake eviction this week.

Big Brother to recall two evicted #BBNaija housemates

After seven weeks in the Big Brother Naija House, Anto was on Sunday evicted from the 2018 edition of the Big Brother Naija reality tv contest tagged ‘Double Wahala.’

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EFCC hands over recovered N67.5 million to victim in Enugu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has restituted the sum of N67,523,000 to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah, a trader based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Youth members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from the South-West have urged the leadership of the party to pick Rivers State’s Governor Nyesom Wike as Vice-Presidential Candidate in the 2023 elections.

Governor Wike: Nobody can undermine Rivers in quest for Nigeria’s presidency

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that anybody jostling to be president of Nigeria would also need to secure votes in Rivers to combine with either Kano or Lagos to emerge victorious.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Governor Bello: Many PDP governors will join APC soon

Kogi State Governor and Chairman of Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has said more governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political bigwigs would soon join the party.

RCCG apologises to minister over Osun road project

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), on Thursday, dismissed alleged payment of N151million to a firm for a road rehabilitated by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Osun State.
Over 9000 candidates are jostling for 4000 admission slots in Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano (YUMSUK) for the 2020-2021 academic session.

NUC approves Kano university’s postgraduate school

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of a Postgraduate School and the commencement of 34 postgraduate programmes in Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.

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American rapper Earl Simmons, better known as DMX, is currently in the hospital and the prognosis is not good.

Tributes pour in for hip-hop legend DMX

The iconic US rapper DMX died on Friday at the age of 50, five days after suffering a heart attack.
South Africa recorded 235 deaths on its roads during the Easter holiday, figures released by the Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Thursday showed.

South Africa: 235 people killed in road accidents during Easter holiday

South Africa recorded 235 deaths on its roads during the Easter holiday, figures released by the Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Thursday showed.
A letter signed by the Secretary General of the Presidency, Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh, said ordered the justice minister to investigate the management of funds allocated to the fight against a pandemic that has so far killed more than 850 Cameroonians.

Cameroon to probe ’embezzlement’ of coronavirus funds

Campaign group Human Rights Watch raised concern last month about what it called the “scant transparency” in the management of funds, although transparency was a pre-condition for getting loans from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to tackle the pandemic.

CBN projects inaugurated at Naval College

Seven multimillion-naira Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) intervention projects, which include President Muhammadu Buhari Administration Block, have been inaugurated at the Navy Finance and Logistic College, Owerrinta in Abia State.

Two motor boys die, three injured on Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

Two motor boys were reported dead while three others sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident involving two trucks and a motorcycle at Nasfat U-turn on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.