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Riyad Mahrez stars as Manchester City demolish Burnley

Manchester City found their shooting boots as Riyad Mahrez scored a hat-trick in a 5-0 thrashing of Burnley to bounce back to winning ways in...

GOtv Boxing Night 21: Babyface Emerges Best Boxer, Wins N1m

By CHIBUIKE CHUKWU Rilwan “Babyface” Babatunde, on Friday, emerged the best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 21 which held at the Rowe Park Sports Centre...

Groundbreaker Ike Diogu saw wave of Nigerians in NBA coming

Fifteen years after Ike Diogu was a first-round NBA draft pick, Nigerians are setting records. Diogu was the lone Nigerian-American among a group of international...

Ministry shifts National Sports Festival to January

The National Sports Festival (NSF) earlier slated for Benin from Dec. 3 to Dec.13, has been rescheduled to hold at the same venue from Jan.3...

Maradona’s body to lie in state at presidential palace

The body of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, who died on Wednesday, will lie in state at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires during three...

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Oscars 2021: ‘The Milkmaid’ selected as Nigeria’s entry for 93rd Oscars

“The Milkmaid” is Nigeria’s official submission for the 93rd Academy Awards in the International Feature Film (IFF) category of the Oscars. The Nigerian Official Selection...

Burna Boy gets 2021 Grammy nomination •See full list of nominees

Self-acclaimed African giant, Burna Boy, has been nominated for the 2021 Grammy awards scheduled to hold on January 31, 2021. His recent album, Twice As...

Beyonce leads 2021 Grammy nominations with 9 nods

Pop queen Beyonce’s “Black Is King” musical film propelled her to the front of this year’s Grammy pack with nine nominations, organizers said Tuesday ahead...

Immorality: Kano censorship board to monitor Hausa YouTube channels

  The Kano State Film and Censorship Board says it is set to monitor the Hausa YouTube channels in order to guard against immorality in...

Nigeria’s first animated feature film debuts Dec 11

  By OKUANWAN OFFIONG Nigeria’s first feature-length animation film, Ladybuckit and the Motley Mopsters (LBMM), is set for release on Dec. 11. Its promoters, Hot...

Why my music remains evergreen after 60 years — Ebenezer Obey

Ebenezer Obey   With musical experience spanning over 60 years, juju maestro turned-evangelist, Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi is unrelenting. Despite recent rumours of his death, the iconic...