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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.
Adejare Adegbenro

Adejare Adegbenro: Nigeria yet to fully exit recession

The Chief Executive Officer of Balmoral International Ltd, Otunba Adejare Adegbenro, has said Nigeria has not fully exited recession because some traces of causes of the monster are still very much visible around.
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New Ondo speaker promises better welfare for athletes

Better days may have come for athletes and officials of Ondo State, as the new Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Olamide George, has promised to use his position to empower the youths, particularly sports men and women.
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Coroner: US rapper Mac Miller died of drug overdose

Rapper Mac Miller was killed by a deadly mix of drugs and alcohol, the Los Angeles medical examiner’s office said on Monday.

WAUG: 5,000 athletes arrive Port Harcourt

The University of Port Harcourt came alive on Saturday as the 14th West Africa Universities Games began with 85 universities and 5,000 athletes participating.

Kweku Tandoh hails Akinwunmi Ambode on constitution of LSSA boards

Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Dr. Kweku Tandoh, has praised the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on the constitution of the Boards of the State Sports Association.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode re-constitutes Lagos Sports Associations

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved the appointments into the Boards of 40 State Sports Associations.
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Athletes proud to represent Lagos at National Youth Games

Athletes representing Lagos State at the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, Kwara State, have described the opportunity as a privilege they so much cherish and are proud of.

Aliko Dangote calls for quality education funding

Alhaji Aliko Dangote has urged other stakeholders in the sector to join hands with the government to fund education, adding that funding qualitative education goes beyond the government.

Two toddlers drown in Jigawa

Two boys who attempted swimming in a pond in Gantsa village of Buji Local Government Area of Jigawa State have drowned.

NUGA: University of Lagos approves N54 million to upgrade sports centre

Authorities of the University of Lagos have released N54 million for the upgrading of the institution’s sports centre in preparation for the Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA) bidding.

Anambra inaugurates 19 sports associations executive committees

Uju Nwogu, Commissioner for Sports and Youth Entrepreneurship in Anambra on Friday, inaugurated the Executive Committees of the 19 sports associations in the state.

Arrests after Burundi president ‘roughed up’ on football field

Two Burundi officials have been arrested after their town's football team allegedly "roughed up" President Pierre Nkurunziza who was playing during a match with his personal team, legal sources and witnesses said Friday.

Governor Ambode sacks sport associations boards

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved with immediate effect the dissolution of the 36 State Sport Associations, excluding the State Football Association, under the supervision of the Lagos State Sports Commission.

Kano targets top three at youth games

The Kano State Director of Sports, Malam Bashiru Ahmed, has said that the aim of the state was to surpass it’s previous performance at the Youth Games, holding in Ilorin.

Nigeria absent at World University Games

Six days into the 2017 World University Games in Taipei, Taiwan, Nigeria’s representatives have been absent in their events at the competition.

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Sir Alex Ferguson to return as Manchester United coach against Bayern Munich

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Governor Ortom expresses disappointment over elections postponement

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue has expressed disappointment over the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Election postponement: NYSC members going back to their bases in Bauchi

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members who were contracted as Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Ad Hoc staff are returning to their places of primary assignment.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

12 killed, 10 abducted in separate attacks in Borno

At least 12 persons have been slaughtered and more than 10 persons abducted in multiple attacks by Boko haram terrorists in Borno.