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​Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has pleaded with the Premier League club to cancel his contract when the season ends so that he can join Turkish club Besiktas on a permanent basis this summer.

Goalkeeper begs Liverpool to cancel contract to pave way for free move to Turkish...

​Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has pleaded with the Premier League club to cancel his contract when the season ends so that he can join Turkish club Besiktas on a permanent basis this summer.
Kabiru Baleria

Enyimba pay tribute to late Kano Pillars coach

Baleria passed on Tuesday and has since been buried in Kano. The club chairman, Surajo Shuaibu, declared a three-day mourning after a contingent from the club paid a condolence visit to the grieving family.
Eedris AbdulKareem

Eedris Abdulkareem: Why Burna Boy needs to apologize

Veteran Nigerian music act, Eedris AbdulKareem, has accused Grammy-nominated artiste Burna Boy of “stealing” Fela’s song and “stealing” from Afrobeats to make his career without giving credits.
Faure Gnassingbe

Togo President Faure Gnassingbe looks set to claim a fourth term

Togo's president, Faure Gnassingbe, looks set to claim a fourth term at the polls on Saturday and extend his family's half-century domination of the West African nation.
AS Monaco coach Robert Moreno paid tribute to his squad, and especially his forwards, after his side made it two wins in the bounce with victory over Amiens SC on Saturday.

Ligue 1: Monaco up to fifth after frantic finish

Monaco snatched a 2-1 victory at Amiens on Saturday after Wissam Ben Yedder and Islam Slimani struck in a frantic finish to push the Principality team up to fifth in Ligue 1.
Veteran actor Orson Bean has died after being struck by a car in Venice, Los Angeles on Friday night.

Veteran actor Orson Bean dies after being hit by car

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office confirmed Bean’s Friday night death, saying it was being investigated as a ‘traffic-related’ fatality.

Bank rewards customers, harps on youth empowerment

Fidelity Bank Plc on Saturday said there was need for youth empowerment to curb crime and unemployment in the country.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari commiserates with family of oldest surviving soldier

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Pa Adama Aduku, the oldest surviving soldier of the Nigerian Army and World War 11 Veteran, who passed on at 101, as a soldier’s soldier and an epitome of honour.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Omoyele Sowore: WSCIJ suspends award for VP Osinbajo

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism has suspended the presentation of award to the Nigerian Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, with respect to the controversy that surrounded the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the state security service.
An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department is under investigation after his body camera allegedly caught him fondling the body of a dead woman.

Body cam exposes police officer fondling dead woman’s breast

An unidentified Los Angeles Police Department officer is currently under investigation after he was allegedly caught on body-camera footage fondling a dead woman’s breast.
Veteran D’Tigress player Aisha Balarebe has stated that the Nigeria women basketball national team have been handed a huge advantage in the race to pick a ticket for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games after been drawn alongside USA, Serbia and Mozambique.

Aisha Balarebe: D’Tigress handed huge advantage in Olympic qualifiers

Veteran D’Tigress player Aisha Balarebe has stated that the Nigeria women basketball national team have been handed a huge advantage in the race to pick a ticket for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games after been drawn alongside USA, Serbia and Mozambique.

Biscon chief backs federal government on social media regulation

Veteran broadcaster and Chairman of Biscon Communications, Mr Bisi Olatilo, has expressed his support for the planned regulation of the social media by the Federal Government.
Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Stephen Curry said Monday he expects to return from a broken left hand before the conclusion of the NBA season but not before late March.

NBA: Warriors star Stephen Curry expects to return before season ends

Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Stephen Curry said Monday he expects to return from a broken left hand before the conclusion of the NBA season but not before late March.
Veteran Nigerian actress, Lizzy Evoeme of ‘New Masquerade’ fame, has refuted her death rumour currently being peddled on social media.

New Masquerade star debunks death rumours

Veteran Nigerian actress, Lizzy Evoeme of ‘New Masquerade’ fame, has refuted her death rumour currently being peddled on social media.

Kenneth Okonkwo, Tonto Dikeh honoured at Nollywood New Yam Festival

Veteran Nollywood actors Kenneth Okonkwo and Tonto Dikeh have been honoured with cultural titles at the 2019 Nollywood New Yam Festival, an annual thespians’ fiesta, which showcases Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage.

Victor Uwaifo: You’re no musician if you can’t play musical instruments

Veteran musician Prof. Victor Uwaifo says that “good and real musicians’’ must be able to play at least three musical instruments to be classified as musicians.
Monalisa Chinda-Coker

Nollywood diva Monalisa Chinda harps on actors’ welfare

Veteran Nollywood actress, producer and TV personality, Monalisa Chinda, has called for improved welfare and better working environment for Nigerian actors.
Actors, filmmakers and other key players in Nollywood, on Friday night ‘lit up’ the World Premiere of the acclaimed star-studded blockbuster movie ‘The Enemy I know’ in Abuja.

‘The Enemy I know’ unmasks Regina Daniels’ foes

True to its name, “The Enemy I know”, Nollywood’s blockbuster presents the intrigues, conspiracy and scheming against its lead character, Regina Daniels, who stars as Zara in the movie.

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Jamal Lewis is mobbed by his Norwich teammates – and substitutes – after scoring his first Premier League goal to cut down Leicester. JASONPIX-Shutterstock

Norwich secure crucial 1-0 win against Leicester

Norwich boosted their bid for Premier League survival as Jamal Lewis fired the bottom club to a crucial 1-0 win over third-placed Leicester on Friday.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said in terms of business opportunities, employment and earnings, the entertainment industry is an unexplored keg of potentialities.

Coronavirus: Don’t fall for fake news – minister

The Federal Government is asking Nigerians not to fall for the antics of purveyors of fakes news and disinformation on social media over the new case of Coronavirus recorded in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Enugu council poll: Police announce restriction of movement

Police Command in Enugu State has announced the restriction of human and vehicular movements in the state on Saturday, Feb. 29, for Local Government Elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Coronavirus: Nigeria urged to suspend flights from affected countries

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, says it is time the federal government suspends flights from countries that have been affected by the coronavirus.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Coronavirus: Nigerians should hold President Buhari responsible – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday, urged Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if Coronavirus leads to any major calamity in Nigeria.