Nigeria news today headlines update Thursday 21st February 2019
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Downtown Music Publishing has entered into a worldwide publishing agreement with songwriter and recording artist Shaggy. The deal covers his entire catalog of 12 studio albums as well as future releases. Shaggy’s album with Sting, 44/876 received Best Reggae Album at last week’s Grammy Awards. The agreement was announced ahead of Shaggy’s upcoming solo album […]
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Trevor Smith Jr. a.ka. Busta Rhymes, an American rapper, has announced a release date for his remix of a single, `Fall’ done by David Adeleke. a.ka. `Davido’. The A list rapper took to his Instgram page @bustarhymes on Tuesday to confirm that the song done alongside Davido and his signed artist Prayah was due to […]
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Popular fashion brand, Chanel has named Virginie Viard successor of late Karl Lagerfeld, its creative director who died at 85 on Tuesday, in Paris. Lagerfeld, 85, joined Chanel in 1983 as artistic director, and Viard was named as his studio director four years later in 1987. The fashion house confirmed the news of Viard taking […]
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An 11-year-old Florida boy was arrested this month after a dispute with a substitute teacher over his refusal to participate in the pledge of allegiance at his school, it has emerged. The student at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland, Florida, was arrested on 4 February for creating a disruption in the classroom, the Lakeland […]
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The big cat skulked through the Korum Mall basement before opening hours early morning Wednesday in Thane, outside Mumbai, the Hindustan Times and other media reported. Surveillance video showed the leopard pacing through the empty mall before shuffling through the parking lot about 5:30 a.m., the paper said. Its movement toward a residential area triggered […]
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Elor Azaria, famous for shooting an unarmed Palestinian to death in the West Bank city of Hebron, has expressed his support for five Israeli soldiers on trial for beating Palestinians in custody. Azaria demonstrated outside the Jaffa Military Court yesterday, where the four Israeli soldiers and their commanding officer are on trial for beating two […]
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Roger Federer will play at the Madrid Open as part of his return to the clay court. Organizers say the 20-time Grand Slam champion will participate in the tournament from May 3-12 according to sports.inquirer.net. The 37-year-old Federer didn’t play in clay tournaments for two seasons, but said he will be back this year […]
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Three Lyon players were burgled while their club was playing Barcelona in the Champions League, continuing a recent pattern for players and officials at big French clubs. Police said they were called at 0045 on Wednesday morning to the home of attacker Memphis Depay, in the Lyon suburb of Ecully. Thieves had forced a window […]
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Russia will respond to any U.S. deployment of short or intermediate-range nuclear weapons in Europe by targeting not only the countries where they are stationed, but the United States itself, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday in an address to the Federal Assembly. It was his first address to both houses of parliament since […]
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Authorities in Iran have summoned an Iranian Kurdish footballer to answer for comments he recently made criticizing the country’s foreign policy. Voria Ghafouri, 31, blasted Tehran’s policy in the Middle East last week in an Instagram post which has since been deleted according to Kurdistan24.net. The 31-year-old defender, born in Sanandaj, Kurdistan Province, plays for […]
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