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Trump meets EU chiefs in Brussels

US President Donald Trump met the European Union’s top officials on Thursday in a bid to mend ties with a bloc he deeply alarmed by backing Brexit. Trump arrived for his first ever talks with EU Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker, who will argue for …

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76, The Wedding Party, others listed for 2017 Nollywood Week Paris awards

 Five Nigerian movies have been listed to compete for the “People’s Choice Award” at the 2017 edition of Nollywood Week Paris Film Festival. According to the organisers (, the movies include award winning ‘76’ directed by Izu Ojukwu, ‘The Wedding Party’ directed by Kemi Adetiba and ‘Dinner’, a movie directed …

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Kendrik Lamar’s “Damn” surpasses Drake’s “More Life” as 2017’s current top selling album in the US

DAMN is a reflective album by Kendrick, featuring pop star Rihanna and Irish rock band U2. playKendrick Lamar’s “Damn” surpasses Drake’s “More Life” in sales (TDE/Interscope Records) “Damn” earns Lamar his third number one album on the Billboard 200 chart with biggest debut of 2017. playKendrick Lamar (The Desert Sun) …

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Indonesia bans Essien, Cole

Indonesian authorities on Tuesday banned Michael Essien and Carlton Cole from playing until they get work permits after their new club did not obtain the necessary documents for the ex-English Premier League players, AFP reports. The two were signed with great fanfare last month by Persib Bandung, one of the …

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100,000 athletes, 27 countries for Lagos marathon today

At least 100,000 athletes from 27 countries, including Nigeria, will take part in today’s marathon race in Lagos. The sports contest, now in its second edition and sponsored by Access Bank Plc., will take place between 7am and 2pm with participants running through major routes across the city. Scheduled to …

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Twisted Values (Opinion)

By Pius Adesanmi Recently,President Obama gave one of the most significant speeches of his life – his farewell speech. Sasha Obama, his youngest daughter, was missing in action. Naturally, the Americans needed and wanted to know the whereabouts of the young lady. The answer was swift in coming. In a …

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