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The chairman of Brazil's Olympic Committee, who helped organize the Rio 2016 Games, submitted his resignation Saturday, saying he wanted to concentrate on defending himself against corruption charges.
Brazilian authorities investigating Olympic official Carlos Nuzman in a vote-buying case have asked for help from prosecutors in Switzerland, where he is believed to have stored gold bars.
Some Arab ambassadors on Monday asked India to clarify its position on the U.S recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, diplomatic sources said on Monday.
A Federal High Court Judge, in Kebbi State, Justice Simeo Amoboda and a Kano State-based constitutional lawyer, Barr. Rilwanu Umar, have urged law enforcement agencies to beam their searchlights on the dealers of hard drugs in the state to reduce their usages among youths.
The elder son of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin was in jail on Sunday facing assault and burglary charges in her home state of Alaska.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has flagged off the third and final dry run of the Calabar Carnival with a pledge to help turn the event into a major global attraction.
A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Monday, sentenced a 22-year-old man, Ojo Salihu, to three months imprisonment for stealing a tricycle tyre.
Alexandre Lacazette says Arsenal need a "miracle" if they are to win the Premier League this season, but added a return to the Champions League was always the club's main aim this term.
Government workers in Ekiti State have appealed to Governor Ayo Fayose to accord priorities to the payment of backlog of salary arrears owed them rather than giving their children Christmas clothes.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that Nigeria is committed to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) in line with a presidential declaration on UHC in 2014 especially as the nation’s current out of pocket expenditure has risen to as high as 73.6 per cent.
A court of appeal sitting in Abuja has ordered Senate President Bukola Saraki to face three charges at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria will on Monday embark on an indefinite strike action.