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Emmys: ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ lead nominations

The HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’ and the ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ got the most nominations for the 71st annual Emmy Awards. Newsmen report that in the nomination list, announced on Tuesday, ‘Game of Thrones’...
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Real Madrid overtake Manchester United as Europe’s most valuable club

Real Madrid has overtaken Manchester United as Europe's most valuable club according to new analysis from KPMG.

PDP plots Danjuma Goje-Ike Ekweremadu Senate leadership ticket

The horse-trading for the leadership of the 9th Senate intensified yesterday with the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spearheading negotiation with some aspirants from the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the office of the President of the Senate.
Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have said in a public statement that they will keep news of their first baby’s arrival into the world private.

Royal baby’s birth private ‘family’ affair says Harry, Maghan

Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have said in a public statement that they will keep news of their first baby’s arrival into the world private.
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Lagos elections: Ifeanyi Ubah, TAN endorse Babajide Sanwo-Olu, promise Igbo votes

The Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) has endorsed the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for the Lagos State Gubernatorial elections.
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Green Book, Bohemian Rhapsody win big at 2019 Golden Globes

Green Book was the biggest winner at the 2019 Golden Globes award, taking home plaques in the best comedy, best supporting actor and best screenplay categories.

Cristiano Ronaldo supports Kalidou Koulibaly after alleged racist chants

Cristiano Ronaldo has offered his support to Kalidou Koulibaly after the Napoli defender was the target of alleged racist chants.
Claude Le Roy

AFCON: Togo out to claim Algeria scalp

Togo will look to claim the major scalp of Algeria when the teams meet in a vital 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Municipal Stadium in Lome on Sunday, 18 November 2018, kick-off at 18h00 CAT.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on prior to the start of the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, on October 24, 2018. (Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ - AFP)

State poll threatens second blow to weakened Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday faces a second regional election within a fortnight set to inflict more pain on her shaky coalition and strengthen centrifugal forces that could yet tear it apart.
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Belgium’s Thomas Vermaelen suffers fresh injury

Belgium defender, Thomas Vermaelen, has suffered another injury and will be out of action for several weeks after straining an adductor muscle on international duty.
Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann gestures during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Club Brugge at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on October 3, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS

Diego Simeone: Antoine Griezmann is best in the world

Diego Simeone hailed Antoine Griezmann as the best player in the world after the Frenchman's double fired Atletico Madrid to victory over Club Brugge on Wednesday.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto gives his sixth and final State of the Nation message, at the National Palace in Mexico City on September 3, 2018. Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador takes office on December 1, after winning a landslide victory in Mexico's July elections. / AFP PHOTO / Ronaldo SCHEMIDT

Mexico’s unpopular president defends record in parting shot

Mexico's deeply unpopular President Enrique Pena Nieto defended his record in his final state of the nation address Monday, touting his reforms as "transcendental" even as he acknowledged his tainted legacy.
Naby Keita

Naby Keita hails Liverpool’s fans after Leicester City win

Naby Keita has showered encomium on Liverpool’s fans for their support in their 2-1 win over Leicester City in Saturday’s Premier League game.

NPFL: Coach Kennedy Boboye backs Plateau United to bounce back from Kano Pillars’ defeat

Head coach of Plateau United, Kennedy Boboye, has backed his team to bounce back from their away defeat to Kano Pillars, in their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture on Wednesday.

How Pep Guardiola transformed Manchester City?

Eleven points clear atop the Premier League and on an unprecedented 16-game winning run, Manchester City have produced one of the most stupendous half-seasons in English football history.

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa in key dates

Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was inaugurated on Friday as Zimbabwe’s new president, is a political veteran and party hardliner who for decades worked closely with Robert Mugabe.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
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Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.