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Journalist explains why he believes Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi listens to popular Nigerian pastor T.B. Joshua

Nigerian freelance journalist Ihechukwu Njoku explains in this piece why he believes Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi listens to popular Nigerian pastor T.B. Joshua. He wrote:Two days after Nigerian Prophet TB Joshua’s “candid...

Usain Bolt tests positive for coronavirus after attending his own birthday party

Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has tested positive for the novel coronavirus after attending his 34th birthday party on Friday, Jamaica’s minister of health and wellness, Christopher Tufton, announced Monday night.Bolt released a video on...

Nigeria-born former Florida State basketball big man Michael Ojo dies of heart attack in Serbia at 27

Nigeria-born former Florida State basketball big man Michael Ojo died of a heart attack in Serbia on Friday. He was only 27 years old.According to a report, Ojo, who was playing...

NBA suspends season over coronavirus

The NBA on Wednesday evening suspended its season after a player tested positive for coronavirus. The suspension is "until further notice".“The NBA is suspending game play following the conclusion of tonight’s schedule...

Nigeria First Lady Aisha Buhari opens Abuja 2020 Para Powerlifting World Cup

Nigeria First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Buhari has drawn attention to the plight of retired para powerlifters and other athletes in Nigeria, many of whom retire into hardship after having served their...

BREAKING: President Buhari appoints soccer star Daniel Amokachi Nigeria football Ambassador

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed retired Nigerian professional footballer, former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, Nigeria’s Football Ambassador.Amokachi, a member of the 1994 Super Eagles Team that won the...

Touching statement by NBA commissioner Adam Silver on passing of Kobe Bryant

Tributes continue to pour in for Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers legend who was considered one of the greatest basketball players of his generation. Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash at age 41 along...

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant and 13-year old daughter Gianna Maria Onore die in helicopter crash. He was 41

Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers legend who was considered one of the greatest basketball players of his generation, has died in a helicopter crash. He was 41.He passed away with...

Mavericks’ Dončić, Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo lead first fan returns of NBA all-star voting presented by Google

The Dallas Mavericks’ Luka Dončić and the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo lead the NBA and their respective conferences in the first fan returns of NBA All-Star Voting presented by Google. Dončić leads Antetokounmpo by 599 votes...

Aisha Buhari hails Nigeria’s choice for Para Powerlifting World Cup

First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, has described the Nigerian para powerlifting team (the unstoppables) as a team of champions for qualifying for the world cup, and also the 2020 Paralympics. She said this...

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Nigeria is the most prosperous black nation in the world, President Buhari says

Unveiling the theme and logo for the commemorative activities to celebrate 60 years of independence, President...

In moving film, UN calls for collective action to tackle global challenges, including COVID-19, racism, climate change and poverty

The United Nations, Project Everyone and 72 Films are launching “Nations United - Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times,” a first of...

UN calls for bold action for world to recover from COVID-19

Amidst a crisis unlike any other in our lifetimes, with COVID-19 destroying lives and livelihoods across the globe, the 75th session...

Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global “megatrends” left unchecked

Five human‑made “megatrends” will  continue to  dominate and frustrate global efforts to put the world on a more sustainable and prosperous...

IMF approves disbursement of additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved the disbursement of an additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to...

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