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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.

Egypt demands CBS should not air interview with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

The Egyptian government has demanded that CBS should not air an interview with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi that he gave to the US network's investigative news programme, "60 Minutes".

Young boxers storm Abeokuta for GOtv Boxing NextGen Search 4

Over a hundred young boxers seeking to join the professional cadre have arrived Abeokuta, capital of Ogun State, for the fourth edition of GOtv Boxing NextGen Search starting today.
Ciara

American singer Ciara announces collaboration with Tekno

Ciara, an American R&B/pop singer, has announced that her new single ‘Freak Me’ will feature Nigerian superstar, Tekno.

Gotv Boxing Night 15: Ridwan Oyekola knocks out Price Nwoye, wins N1 million Best...

Ridwan ‘Scorpion’ Oyekola emerged the best boxer of the GOtv Boxing Night 15 when he defeated Price ‘Lion’ Nwoye by a unanimous decision in their national lightweight bout.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal

Lagos CP ban policemen from patrolling in mufti, commercial buses

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, on Tuesday, banned men of the force from operating in mufti and the use of commercial buses while on patrol in the state.
Drake

Drake crushes streaming record for top US album of year

Hip-hop superstar Drake’s latest album “Scorpion” has crushed the record for streaming to post the biggest week so far this year on the US chart.
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Drake’s Scorpion album breaks streaming records

Drake has smashed streaming records with his new album “Scorpion,” with Apple Music and Spotify both reporting unprecedented listenership in its first day in 92 countries.
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Drake hails Wizkid, Tekno for inspiring his new album

Hours after releasing his fifth studio album, Drake has hailed Nigerian singers Wizkid and Tekno for inspiring the new project.

Michael Jackson returns posthumously on Drake album

Michael Jackson returned posthumously Friday with new music as the late King of Pop starred on the new album by Drake.

At destroyed Syria lab, workers deny producing toxic weapons

Plastic gloves and face masks lay scattered in the rubble of a Syrian research lab destroyed by Western strikes on Saturday, where an official denied the centre was developing chemical weapons.

Egypt judiciary orders review of notorious Cairo prison

A top judicial agency in Egypt has agreed to review one of the most notorious prisons in the country.

Recent Stories

Rwanda seizes skin bleaching products worth $46,000

Rwandan authorities have seized skin bleaching products and other illegal products worth $46,000 in a joint operation conducted in different parts of the country, the Rwanda Investigation Bureau said on Friday.

Election: INEC concludes distribution of sensitive materials in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission office in Lokoja, Kogi State, says it has concluded the distribution of sensitive materials for the Presidential and National Assembly elections to all the 21 local government areas of the state.

FIRS lifts restrictions on bank accounts of alleged tax defaulters

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has written to banks, directing them to lift the lien on tax defaulters’ bank accounts for 30 days.
Luigi Ventura

France probes sexual assault claim against Vatican envoy

French prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a sexual assault complaint made against the Vatican’s envoy to Paris in more unwelcome news for the Catholic church as it looks to turn the page on years of scandal.
[FILE] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech before lighting a stylised-menorah during the start of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in Ramat Gan in the suburbs of the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on December 2, 2018. – Israeli police on December 2 recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for bribery and other offences, the third such move against the premier in recent months. Netanyahu immediately rejected the accusations, but the three cases against him have led to speculation that they could eventually force the long-serving prime minister to step down. (Photo by Jack GUEZ / AFP)

Israel denies Benjamin Netanyahu’s Holocaust comment in Poland

Israel has denied reports that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implicated Poles in the Holocaust during World War II, in an incident that threatened to spark another major spat between the two countries.