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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.
Nigeria’s Victor Moses and teammates at Inter Milan are willing to accept pay cut as the Serie A outfit plan to reduce salaries due to the coronavirus crisis, according to the Italian agency ‘ANSA’,

Inter confirm all coronavirus tests of first team players negative

Inter have released an official club statement confirming that all COVID-19 tests conducted on the Inter first team have come back negative.
International Canoe Federation (ICF) President, José Perurena López, has tested positive for COVID-19.

ICF president tests positive for coronavirus

International Canoe Federation (ICF) President, José Perurena López, has tested positive for COVID-19.
Former Ajax midfielder Abdelhak Nouri is now being treated at home after spending nearly three years in a coma, according to his family.

Ajax’s Abdelhak Nouri returns home after 33 months in coma

Former Ajax midfielder Abdelhak Nouri is now being treated at home after spending nearly three years in a coma, according to his family.
A banner for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics is seen behind a traffic sign, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tokyo, Japan, March 23, 2020. REUTERS-Issei Kato --File Photo

Tokyo Games moved to 2021 as ‘light at end of pandemic tunnel’

The Tokyo Olympics were postponed on Tuesday to 2021, the first such delay in the Games’ 124-year modern history, as the coronavirus crisis wrecked the world’s last sporting showpiece still standing this year.
Frank Lampard looks on during the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park. (Photo by Clive Brunskill-Getty Images)

Chelsea shortlist eight-player January transfer

Chelsea have drawn up an eight-man shortlist for the January transfer window, according to reporting The Daily Express.

Emir wants elected politicians to prioritise security of lives, property

The Emir, Zazzau and Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Dr Shehu Idris, today urged elected officers to prioritise security of lives and property of Nigerians above any other issue.
A teenager lost part of her leg after being attacked by a shark while swimming off the coast of the southeastern United States, her family said on Monday.

Teenager loses leg in shark attack

A teenager lost part of her leg after being attacked by a shark while swimming off the coast of the southeastern United States, her family said on Monday.

The people’s revolt in Algeria and Sudan

Young people are leading a people’s revolution in Algeria and Sudan, both developments remind us forcefully of the wages of mis-governance, the power of the people to seize control of their own destiny, and the role that the youth can play in a country’s development process.
Valley Forge National Historical Park in Pennsylvania on Friday, where the governor has declared a state of emergency for the storm. Matt Rourke-Associated Press

US winter storm slows travel in Plains states, heads east

A powerful winter storm has already hammered parts of the western US with heavy snow and will continue tracking east, bringing more snow, ice and wind into the midwest, Ohio River Valley and northeast this holiday weekend.
President Vladimir Putin of Russia

Vladimir Putin ready to meet North Korea’s Kim Jong-un

Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “at an early date”, the North’s state media reported Wednesday, amid a rapid diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.

Simi ‘slayed’, Seun ‘blazed’ even on social media at Winter Olympics

Breaking the internet may very well have been beyond them but Nigeria’s winter heroines further endeared themselves to their fans and certainly earned new ones with the level of their engagement on Social media.

North Korea to halt nuclear testing during talks with US

South Korea’s National Security Adviser, Chung Eui-yong, says North Korean President, Kim Jong Un, has agreed to halt nuclear and ballistic missile testing while dialogue is ongoing between North Korea and the US.

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Edo election: How APC lost – Tony Momoh

Former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh has revealed how the All Progressives Congress, APC, lost the ‘laurel’ following the fight between Governor Godwin Obaseki and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes celebrate after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Peter Powell-REUTERS

Bruno Fernandes: How Ole Gunnar Solskjaer manages me

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes is enjoying playing for manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Ebonyi governor asks police chief to remove state from Zone 13

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has asked Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to remove Ebonyi from the newly created zone 13 located at Ukpor in Anambra State.
Sunshine Stars midfielder Anthony Omaka is happy to score his side’s all important goal against Enyimba international of Aba at the Ondo State Sports Complex on Wednesday.

Anthony Omaka reveals reason for Enyimba move

“It’s my pleasure to have signed the dotted line for the most successful football club in Nigeria, in terms of laurels and I wish to help the team to achieve a lot in the coming season, both in the domestic scene and on the continent,” he said.
Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministry striker Kabiru Adeniji has blamed his side’s 1-1 draw with Warri Wolves on the state of Teslim Balogun stadium pitch.

Kabiru Adeniji joins Kwara United from MFM

MFM striker Kabiru Adeniji has left the club to join another Nigeria professional football league side Kwara United ahead of the forthcoming 2020-2021 season.