Lagos Govt opens Agege Pen Cinema flyover, five roads, Africa's Covid cases hit 3.94million
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Nigeria takes delivery of first tranche of COVAX vaccine, Oil and power bank debts rise to N5.94tn
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Graffiti artists in Barcelona protest rapper Pablo Hasel's arrest
Fifteen graffiti artists in Barcelona gather to express their anger following the arrest and conviction of Spanish rapper Pablo Hasel. Barcelona has become the epicenter of protests since Tuesday, after the imprisonment of the rapper, sentenced to nine months in prison for tweets in which he insulted the monarchy and the police.
Thousands take to Barcelona's streets to demand release of rapper convicted in free speech case
Thousands of protesters took over some of Barcelona's streets on Tuesday evening (February 16) to demand the release of a rapper arrested by Spanish police after being given a jail sentence on charges of glorifying terrorism and insulting royalty in his songs.
'Barcelona v. PSG is not Messi v. Mbappé,' says Koeman
"It's not a Messi-Mbappé duel," says Ronald Koeman, on the eve of the Champions League last 16 first leg final against PSG.
Koeman saddened by Neymar absence from Barca-PSG, calls for more protection
Flair players such as Neymar need more protection from referees so they can continue to excite fans, Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said on Monday ahead of the Champions League clash with Paris St Germain on Tuesday which Neymar will miss due to injury.
Barcelona intensive care unit filled with Covid-19 patients as cases spike
In Barcelona's Hospital del Mar, all the beds in the Covid-19 intensive care unit are occupied by patients. The healthcare workers are struggling to cope with a spike in cases in recent weeks. Over the past fortnight, the number of people going to hospital rose by 82 percent while intensive care admissions increased by 60 percent, prompting some regions, such as Valencia to set up field hospitals.
Messi, Barcelona pay tribute to Maradona
Barcelona and Osasuna paid tribute to Diego Maradona ahead of their La Liga match on Sunday. Maradona, who played two seasons for Barca, died on Wednesday aged 60. Before the match, Barcelona played 'The Song of the Birds' by Catalan cellist Pablo Casals as the teams stood around the centre circle where a Maradona shirt was laid on the pitch.
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Lionel Messi says he is forced to stay with Barcelona
Football superstar Lionel Messi will stay at Barcelona for another season, avoiding a lengthy legal battle against the "club of his life." But he also accused the club president of going back on his word.