Fans gather at clinic as Maradona undergoes successful brain surgery
Fans gather as Argentine football great Diego Maradona undergoes successful brain surgery for a blood clot in a specialist private clinic in Buenos Aires.
Nigerian suspect wanted by FBI for $6m scam surrenders, NLC announces protest over fuel and electricity price and more
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Messi fans demonstrate after request to leave Barcelona
Messi fans demonstrate outside Camp Nou football stadium after he requested to leave Barcelona. Messi is Barca's record scorer and helped the club amass four Champions League titles, 10 La Liga titles and six Copa del Rey trophies. Barcelona's latest season, however, was not only devoid of trophies (for the first time since 2008), it was also defined by chaos and ended in humiliation with a 8-2 Champions League quarter-final defeat by eventual champions Bayern Munich.
N49bn out of N50bn COVID-19 intervention fund disbursed- CBN, FG shuts Kara Bridge in Lagos and more
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Josh2funny reveals the inspiration behind his skits, relationship | Popsicles
On the maiden episode of Popsicles, a new and totally unfiltered show, Nuella Ogunlade sat down with the multi-talented entertainer, Josh Alfred, popularly known as Josh2funny, to talk about his career and what makes him alluring to his fans.
Football without fans? Coronavirus rocks sporting world
Is it too soon for Project Restart? The English Premier League is taking its cue from the Bundesliga and allowing teams to resume training but is it still football when the Covid-19 pandemic forces matches to be played before empty stadiums? When’s the right time to return? With guests that include England and Chelsea goalkeeper Carly Telford, François Picard's panel reflects on what life under lockdown has been like for both players and fans.
Schalke fan reports referee to police for fraud after Bayern defeat
After Bayern Munich won against Schalke 3-0, a fan of the losing team filed a fraud complaint against the referee and the video assistant. Many Schalke supporters believe the team was robbed of two penalty kicks.
Nigeria fans disappointed by semi-final loss
Nigeria fans back home are disappointed by their defeat to Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final.
Miley Cyrus assaulted by fan during trip to Spain
Cyrus and her husband, Liam Hemsworth,took a trip to Spain over the weekend. While walking through a crowd of people,a fan grabbed Cyrus’s hair and forcibly kissed her. Hemsworth quickly reacted,pulling Cyrus away from the fan. The pair swiftly departed following the incident. A video of the assault has been circulating on Twitter, with fans jumping to the 26-year-old star’s defense.