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Gold medalist Wilson Kipsang of Kenya poses on podium. REUTERS-Toru Hanai-File Photo

Four-year ban for Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang after giving fake-photo evidence for missed test

Former marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang of Kenya has been handed a four-year ban for anti-doping rule violations (ADRVs) that included using a fake photo of a traffic accident to justify one of four missed whereabouts appointments, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday.
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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.
Jürgen Klopp relished the reaction of his players as Liverpool produced a comeback to beat Bournemouth 2-1 after two successive defeats.

Jurgen Klopp regrets celebrating in front of linesman amid VAR frustration

Jurgen Klopp acknowledged he would not be looking to repeat his celebration of Liverpool's winner against Bournemouth as the manager directed his fury at a nearby official.
A Chicago based upcoming rapper Qaw’mane Wilson also known as “Young QC” has been sentenced to 99 years in prison after he hired a hit man to murder his own mother so that he can have access to her bank accounts and life insurance.

Rapper sentenced to 99 years in prison for matricide

A Chicago based upcoming rapper Qaw’mane Wilson also known as “Young QC” has been sentenced to 99 years in prison after he hired a hit man to murder his own mother so that he can have access to her bank accounts and life insurance.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC: Kwara lawyer remains suspect in N20m property scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied issuing any apology to an Ilorin-based lawyer, Sulyman Abaya, who is being investigated for alleged N20 million property fraud.
Bournemouth are in talks with Liverpool over a loan move for winger Harry Wilson.

Harry Wilson leaves Liverpool for Bournemouth

Liverpool have announced that talented youngster Harry Wilson has departed the club to join Bournemouth on loan.
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AFCON: Angola unveil final 23-man squad

Angola coach Srdan Vasiljevic has unveiled his 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.

Enugu DisCo announces three-day blackout

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, has announced a 3-day power blackout as it commences more efforts to upgrade infrastructures in Awka, Anambra State.
Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna elections: Governor El-Rufai declared winner of gubernatorial poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, as winner of the governorship polls.

Kaduna elections: Governor El-Rufai set to be declared winner of gubernatorial poll

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State is on the verge of being returned as the winner of Saturday’s election.
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2019: Southern, Mid-Belt leaders warn INEC against rigging

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) on Sunday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist pressure from those bent on sabotaging 2019 elections.

Venus Williams settles fatal car crash lawsuit

Tennis star Venus Williams has reached a settlement with the family of a 78-year-old man killed in a Florida car crash last year, court records show.

Minister: $1 million ICT innovation system to create 50,000 jobs

The Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, has launched a $1 million breakthrough innovation which will change the face of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Nigeria.
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Chinese firm eyes Serena Williams’ racquet maker

China’s Anta Sports Products has offered to pay $5.5 billion for the firm that makes the Wilson tennis racquets used by Serena Williams, it said in a statement Wednesday.

Gunman kills 27 in Texas church attack

At least 27 people have been killed in a church shooting on Sunday in Sutherland Springs, Texas, United States, while many more injured.

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PFN calls for peace, level playing field in Edo, Ondo polls

Dr Felix Omobude, National President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has urged the federal government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure level playing fields during the forthcoming Edo and Ondo state polls.

Cross River council boss urges CFTZ management to tap Bakassi’s aquatic resources

The Chairman, Bakassi Local Government Area, Mr Iyadim Amboni Iyadim, says the Bakassi aquatic littoral resources have economic values to boost manufacturing and export at the Calabar Free Trade Zone (CFTZ).

Court strikes out suit against sovereign wealth authority, chief

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday struck out a suit praying for an order suspending the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji, and an order for a forensic audit of the organisation’s accounts from inception.
New Napoli signing Victor Osimhen has opened up about his time at German Bundesliga side Wolfsburg.

Victor Osimhen apologises for outburst on journalists

The Nigerian international, Victor Osimhen, has apologised for his outburst over the weekend when he described Nigerian journalists as “copy and paste.”
The former England international (left) came before a Magistrate who cautioned her in Barbados

Eniola Aluko picked, reprimanded, released for breaching coronavirus rules in Barbados

Nigeria born former England international Eni Aluko was handed strict warning in Barbados following a breach of her coronavirus quarantine.