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NBA Renames All-Star MVP Award For Late Lakers Star Kobe Bryant

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The Kobe Bryant MVP Award will be presented on Sunday at the conclusion of the 2020 NBA All-Star Game.

The Most Valuable Player award for the NBA All-Star Game has been permanently named for Kobe Bryant, the basketball legend who died last month in a helicopter crash, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced on Saturday.

“Kobe Bryant is synonymous with NBA All-Star and embodies the spirit of this global celebration of our game,” Silver said. “He always relished the opportunity to compete with the best of the best and perform at the highest level for millions of fans around the world.”

The Kobe Bryant MVP Award will be presented on Sunday at the conclusion of the 2020 All-Star Game, which is being held in Chicago. The recipient of the award will be chosen by NBA fans, who account for 25% of the vote, and a media panel, which accounts for 75% of the vote.

Bryant, his young daughter Gianna and seven other people died when the helicopter they were traveling in crashed in hilly terrain near Calabasas, California, on Jan. 26. They will be honored at the All-Star Game this weekend, the NBA said.

Bryant, who played his entire 20-season NBA career with the Los Angeles Lakers, was an 18-time NBA All-Star.

He clinched a record-tying four All-Star Game MVP awards, the NBA said. 

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Nigerian Government Is A Shame To The World For Harming Citizens – Ighalo

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Nigerian Government Is A Shame To The World For Harming Citizens - Ighalo

Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo says he is ashamed of the Nigerian government following reports that soldiers opened fire on protesters in the Lekki district of the commercial capital Lagos on Tuesday.

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Nigerians have been demonstrating nationwide every day for nearly two weeks against a police unit, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), that rights groups had for years accused of extortion, harassment, torture and murders.

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The unit was disbanded on Oct. 11 but the protests have persisted and at least two people were shot on Tuesday. In a Twitter post, the Nigerian Army said no soldiers were at the scene of the shooting.

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Jordan Ayew Test Positive For Coronavirus

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Jordan Ayew Test Positive For Coronavirus

Black Stars and Crystal Palace striker, Jordan Ayew, has become the latest sportsman to test postive for COVID-19.

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Jordan Ayew broke the news of his COVID-19 status in a statement on his social media pages on Sunday, October 18, 2020. 

We wish him a speedy recovery.

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