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Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Enyimba Football Club can announce that midfielder Ekundayo Ojo has been abducted by gunmen along the Benin-Owo expressway.

N2.5 million paid as ransom for release of abducted Nigerian league players

Dayo Ojo and Benjamin Iluyomade were abducted on Sunday alongthe Benin-Owo expressway as they journeyed to Akure following the suspension of the Nigeria Professional Football League amid concerns over the global pandemic, Covid-19, but were later released four days later.
Floyd Mayweather appeared to have called out Anthony Joshua as he named the one aspect of boxing he really, really dislikes during a recent Q&A in England.

Floyd Mayweather reacts to death of ex-girlfriend

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has reacted to the death of his ex-girlfriend, Josie Harris.
Rangers international of international of Enugu forward Israel Abia says the players are disappointed with their inability to take all three points against MFM FC on Sunday.

Rangers forward regrets penalty miss against MFM at Agege stadium

Rangers international of international of Enugu forward Israel Abia says the players are disappointed with their inability to take all three points against MFM FC on Sunday.
Deontay Wilder’s fiancee, Telli Swift, is standing like a rock behind her lover, come rain, sunshine and she appears to have confirmed that the Bronze Bomber will activate the option of a trilogy bout with Tyson Fury.

Boxing: Deontay Wilder will bounce back – fiancee

Deontay Wilder’s fiancee, Telli Swift, is standing like a rock behind her lover, come rain, sunshine and she appears to have confirmed that the Bronze Bomber will activate the option of a trilogy bout with Tyson Fury.
Anthony Omaka was elated after getting on the score sheet as Sunshine Stars ended the first round of the 2019-20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season with a 2-0 home win over FC Ifeanyiubah.

Sunshine Stars midfielder revels in new-found form under Kabiru Dogo

Anthony Omaka was elated after getting on the score sheet as Sunshine Stars ended the first round of the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season with a 2-0 home win over FC Ifeanyiubah.
Plateau United striker Silas Nenrot has stated that he hopes his side can maintain their current position till the end of the season or stay top on the final day of the league season as the team current sit top 3 pts clear of second placed Lobi stars.

NPFL: Plateau, Lobi face stern home tests on Matchday 14

Joint table-toppers Plateau United and Lobi Stars have tough home ties to negotiate on Sunday as the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season enters MatchDay 14.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram abducts seven travellers near Maiduguri

Gunmen believed to be members of Boko Haram ambushed vehicles travelling along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway and abducted seven travellers, a witness said.
The Technical Adviser of Sunshine Stars Football Club, Kabiru Dogo, has attributed the poor outing of the team against visiting Warri Wolves to revolving issues within the Club’s management.

Sunshine Stars’ coach blames management over Warri Wolves draw

The Technical Adviser of Sunshine Stars Football Club, Kabiru Dogo, has attributed the poor outing of the team against visiting Warri Wolves to revolving issues within the Club’s management.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC panacea for disunity – monarch

Oba Ajibade Gbadegedi Ogunoye of Owo kingdom, in Ondo, has described the National Youth Service Corps Scheme (NYSC) as the panacea for disunity in the country.
Bashirat Amoo and Patricia Innocent are hoping to claim a gold medal as Nigeria face Cameroon in the African Games final on Thursday.

African Games: We can prove Nigeria’s the best U20 women’s team – Bashirat Amoo

The Nigeria duo has been influential in the Falconets' journey so far as they featured prominently in the 3-0 semi-final win over Algeria.
William Paul Ekong of Nigeria (l) reacts in disappointment after scoring an own goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Semifinal football match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019

Afcon: Super Eagles deserve commendation, not condemnation – Kadiri Ikhana

Kadiri Ikhana has pleaded with Nigerians not to condemn the Super Eagles after their 2-1 defeat to the Desert Foxes of Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semifinal match in Cairo.

Governor Ortom: How Benue can grow

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said if the state must develop, it has to use other people’s money.

Governor Akeredolu: Nigeria stands to lose $145 billion if we fail to enter marijuana...

Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has raised an alarm that Nigeria may lose an estimated value of $145 billion by 2025 if it failed to tap into the legal marijuana market.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

AFCON: Fans urge Gernot Rohr to consider home based players

Football fans in Ilorin have called on Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to consider proven home based players in his team selection for the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt scheduled for June.
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Lobi Stars pip Enugu Rangers in Makurdi

Champions Lobi Stars beat Rangers 1-0 in their Nigeria Professional Football League matchday-19 fixture at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi.
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Lobi Stars attacker Mathias Samuel explains injury ordeal

Lobi Stars attacking midfielder Mathias Samuel has shed more light on the shocking injury that saw him miss out of Monday’s matchday 14 NPFL fixture against Sunshine Stars.

Ibe Peter: Sunshine Stars is a blessing to me

Sunshine Stars of Akure player Ibe Peter has described his present club as a blessing to him saying the entire crew and management have been supportive.

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The Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Mr Francis Okiye, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court Abuja to stop the National Assembly from taking over the state assembly’s functions.

Edo Assembly impeaches deputy speaker

He was impeached on Wednesday during a plenary session of the Assembly in Benin City, the state capital
Nigeria forward Cyriel Dessers says he can cope with the pressure of playing for a bigger club.

Cyriel Dessers: No going back on Super Eagles decision

Born to a Belgian father and Nigerian mother, Dessers was handed an invitation for the Africa Cup of Nations tie against Sierra Leone but was denied the chance to make his debut as football and indeed other sports fell victim to the corona-virus pandemic.
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President Buhari, Governor Masari meet at Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, met with the governor of his home state, Katsina, Aminu Masari.The agenda of the meeting held inside the President’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, has yet to be made public as of the time of filing this report.

Family issues/crises, predispose individuals to drug abuse – psychologist

A Clinical Psychologist with the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Mrs Ijeoma Laluwoye, says family issues and crises could predispose individuals, especially adolescents and youths, to drug abuse.

INEC to conduct first election under coronavirus

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the Nasarawa Central state constituency bye-election in Nasarawa State next Saturday will be used to test-run the conduct of governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states.