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Nigeria team celebrating their FIBA Afrobasket Championship victory after beating Senegal by 65 to 48 points at the final played in Bamako, Mali. The victory also handed D’Tigresses passage to the World Championship as African champions.

Afrobasket: How D’Tigress zoomed into quarterfinal

Defending champions Nigeria’s D’Tigress, as well as Mali, Mozambique and Hosts Senegal have booked their places in the quarter-finals of the ongoing FIBA Women’s AfroBasket.
Veteran Nigerian actress, Idowu Philips (popularly called Iya Rainbow) has attributed the dwindling sales of home videos to the advent of social media and the internet.

Iya Rainbow: Social media, Internet affecting home video patronage

Veteran Nigerian actress, Idowu Philips (popularly called Iya Rainbow) has attributed the dwindling sales of home videos to the advent of social media and the internet.
Asamoah Gyan said his desire to play for Ghana ‘still burns strong’ 24 hours after retiring from international duty. Justin Tallis-AFP-Getty Images

Asamoah Gyan: ‘Hypocrites’ didn’t allow me to enjoy captaining Ghana

Veteran Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has stated he struck a good relationship with team-mate Andre Ayew during the recent Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
Lucas Hernández

Record-signing Lucas Hernandez starts training at Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich’s record signing Lucas Hernandez took part in his first squad training session on Tuesday, four months after a serious knee operation, the Bundesliga champions reported on their website on Wednesday.
Reality star, Alex Asogwa, aka Alex Unusual was auctioned in Abuja, for 300,000 Naira to raise funds for cancer patients.

Ex-BBNaija housemate Alex Unusual now in New York Film Academy

Alex Asogwa aka Alex Unusual, BBNaija (S3) 3rd runner-up has been admitted into the New York Film Academy.
Ghana coach James Appiah believes the outcome of Monday's Round of 16 shootout defeat to Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt would have been different had Video Assistant Referees (VAR) been deployed earlier.

Kwesi Appiah’s quality questioned by ex-Ghana FA chief after Afcon fiasco

Former Ghana Football Association president Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe has blamed coach James Kwesi Appiah for the Black Stars' disappointing performance at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt, citing the dramatic captaincy change a month before the tournament as proof of the coach's lack of self-confidence.
Burna Boy performs in customizable Burberry at Coachella 2019. (Twitter-Coachella)

Burna Boy features Damian Marley, Angelique Kidjo, others in new album

Popular singer, Burna Boy recently caused a stir after unveiling the powerful album tracklist for his forthcoming album “African Giant”.
Leonardo Bonucci

Paris Saint-Germain make contact with Leonardo Bonucci as Matthijs de Ligt nears Juventus deal

Paris Saint-Germain have made contact with the representatives of Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci as they face up to the likelihood of missing out on Matthijs de Ligt.
Edinson Cavani, left, of Uruguay celebrates a goal with teammate Luis Suarez against Chile at the Maracana. The 1-0 win saw Uruguay progress to the quarter-finals as Group C winners, with Chile also advancing in second place. EPA

Copa America: Edinson Cavani heads Uruguay over Chile

Edinson Cavani’s header eight minutes from time from Jonathan Rodriguez’s cross propelled Uruguay on Monday above Chile and into, what looks on paper at least, an easier last eight challenge against Peru.
Super Falcons Head Coach Thomas Dennerby says his team played to instructions following their 2-0 victory over Korea Republic at Stade des Alpes.

WWC: Super Falcons celebrate Round of 16 qualification

Super Falcons players have celebrated the team’s qualification for the Round of 16 of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
Veteran goalkeeper Ingrid Hjelmseth says the Norway team must tighten up at the back ahead of their Women's World Cup opener against Nigeria in Reims.

WWC: We should not let in too many goals against Nigeria – Norway goalie

Veteran goalkeeper Ingrid Hjelmseth says the Norway team must tighten up at the back ahead of their Women's World Cup opener against Nigeria in Reims.
Stella Damasus

Stella Damasus: Nigeria not the only country popular for internet fraud

Veteran Nollywood actress, Stella Damasus Aboderin, may not have joined the recent campaign against internet fraud, popularly known as Yahoo Yahoo in Nigeria, but because the international community has been misled to believe that it is only in Nigeria that the crime is rampant, she has decided to share her view on the matter.

YouTube to ban ‘hateful,’ ‘supremacist’ videos

YouTube on Wednesday said it would ban videos that promote or glorify racism and discrimination as well as those denying well-documented violent events, like the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook school shooting.
Felipe

Felipe sold to Atletico Madrid for €20m

Porto have confirmed the sale of Brazil international defender Felipe to LaLiga side Atletico Madrid.
RICHARD MOFE DAMIJO

RMD: Plastic surgery cannot make you happy

Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD, has revealed that the pursuit of plastic surgery would not guarantee true happiness in life.
Asamoah Gyan said his desire to play for Ghana ‘still burns strong’ 24 hours after retiring from international duty. Justin Tallis-AFP-Getty Images

Asamoah Gyan asked to apologise to Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah after captaincy controversy

Veteran Ghanaian coach Joseph Emmanuel 'JE' Sarpong wants Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan to offer an apology to national team boss James Kwasi Appiah after rescinding a decision to retire from international duty.
Adebayo Salami aka Oga Bello

Oga Bello: It’s time to bring back Cinema culture

Veteran actor Adebayo Salami, known as Oga Bello, who recently launched the series, ‘Alagbara,’ said the purpose is to bring back the cinema culture which began at National Theatre years back.
Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas was rushed to hospital on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack during training but is now out of danger.

Porto: Iker Casillas stable after heart attack

Veteran goalkeeper Iker Casillas was stable in hospital after suffering a heart attack in training, his club Porto said on Wednesday.

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Leroy Sané was forced to hobble off with what appeared to be a knee injury just nine minutes into Sunday’s Community Shield.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge: Bayern Munich won’t move for injured Leroy Sane

The Manchester City winger, who has two years left on his contract, faces an estimated seven months on the sidelines after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the Community Shield against Liverpool.

PSN endorses “tiered accreditation” to control drugs sale

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, has endorsed a proposed “tiered accreditation system” to control the flow and sale of medicines by patent and proprietary medicine vendors.
Dejan Lovren thinks Liverpool’s squad unity and experience sees them well set to fight for silverware again this season after lifting the Champions League last campaign.

Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren prioritising move to Roma – agent

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has prioritised a move to Serie A side Roma, according to agent Alessandro Lucci.

Kenyan players jailed 15 years for gang rape

A Kenyan court on Friday sentenced two rugby players to 15 years in prison for the gang rape of a female singer at a birthday party last year.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government to partner NDE on youth empowerment schemes – governor

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has stated that his administration will partner with the National Directorate of Employment to take youths of the state out of poverty.