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Tanitoluwa Adewumi, age 8, skidded around the empty apartment, laughing excitedly, then leapt onto his dad’s back. “I have a home!” he said in wonderment. “I have a home!”

Trevor Noah to produce film on 8-year-old Nigerian chess prodigy

Television host and comedian, Trevor Noah is developing a film about Tanitoluwa ‘Tani’ Adewumi, the eight-year-old Nigerian chess prodigy.
Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie only female in 100 Most Influential Africans list

Multiple award-winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been named as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African decent by the Africa Report.
‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.

American TV series feature Burna Boy’s song

‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.
Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy pulled stunning performance on global comedy show ‘The Daily Show’.

Burna Boy performs on Trevor Noah’s show

Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy pulled stunning performance on global comedy show ‘The Daily Show’.
Green Book

Oscars: ‘Green Book’ wins award for best picture

Despite criticism, civil rights road-trip drama ‘Green Book’ has been named best picture at this year’s Academy Awards in Los Angeles. German nominees went home empty-handed.
AFRIMMA

AFRIMMA 2018 Awards & Music Festival releases nominees list

The 5th edition of the Biggest African Music Awards in Diaspora, AFRIMMA 2018 Awards & Music Festival is fast approaching and the announcement of the nominees list is set to crank up the anticipation.
Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah faces backlash in Australia over offensive indigenous joke

Comedian Trevor Noah is facing calls for a boycott of his “Tour Down Under” over an offensive joke he told in 2013, calling all indigenous Australian women ugly.
Trevor Noah

French envoy angry at joke that ‘Africa won the World Cup’

The host of America’s late-night TV programme, The Daily Show, has drawn the ire of France’s ambassador to the US after joking that “Africa won the World Cup.”

Chimamanda Adichie: Women don’t need preferential treatment

Renowned Nigerian author and feminist, Chimamanda Adichie, has expressed her misgivings over some preferential treatments given to women.

‘The Fakeys’: Comedians turn tables on Donald Trump’s ‘fake news’ awards

U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would hand out awards for what he calls “fake news” has fired up comics and media commentators and has them competing for a “prize.”

‘Africa is no shithole’: outrage over Donald Trump remark

Africans reacted angrily Friday after Donald Trump reportedly referred to their nations as "shithole countries", with many lashing the US president for racism and ignorance.

Africa alarmed by Donald Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment

Africa is “frankly alarmed” by President Donald Trump’s questioning why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa.

Trevor Noah to host ‘The Daily Show’ for five more years

Trevor Noah has extended his contract with Comedy Central for another five years as host of ‘The Daily Show’.

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has charged leaders of religious bodies in the country, particularly Lagos to remain peaceful and tolerant of one another in spite of religion and tribal sentiments.

Lagos governor sues for peace, tolerance among residents

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has charged leaders of religious bodies in the country, particularly Lagos to remain peaceful and tolerant of one another in spite of religion and tribal sentiments.
Paris Saint-Germain's German coach Thomas Tuchel reacts at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League group C football match between Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on September 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS

Tottenham targeted Thomas Tuchel before hiring Jose Mourinho

The news of the day in the world of football is Tottenham Hotspur sacrificing long-term success for a quick fix and hiring José Mourinho.
FILE - Fiona Hill, senior director for European and Russian Affairs on the National Security Council, is seen during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, April 2, 2019, in Washington.

Former adviser, diplomat to testify in Donald Trump impeachment inquiry

Two additional advisers will testify Thursday as the U.S. House of Representatives holds a marathon week of public hearings on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

Woman googled ‘I’m going to kill tonight for fun’ before murdering lover

A teenager who choked a man to death after meeting him on dating app Plenty of Fish had Googled ways to ‘kill and get away with it’, a court heard.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor urged to pay salary arrears

Teachers under the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) yesterday urged Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to pay their four months’ salary arrears.