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Nigerians send-off their Winter Olympic bobsled team

Nigerians met, at a rousing party organised by Visa West Africa in Lagos, their Winter Olympic bobsled team for the first time just one week before the start of the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Nigeria’s first bobsled team running for pride and legacy

Seun Adigun told herself her athletic career was done after she ran her last race at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. But for some reason, she couldn't bring herself to tell the world.

41 cities bid to host 2026 World Cup games

Forty-one cities in Canada, Mexico and the United States have submitted bids to serve as host cities for the 2026 World Cup, officials said Thursday.

We won’t lose sleep over The Economist’s ranking – Lagos govt

The Lagos State government yesterday said it won’t lose sleep over the ranking by The Economist of London, which says the state is the worst global city to live in after Damascus in war-torn Syria.

Lagos ranks 2nd on World’s Least Liveable Cities

Despite the progress, Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, has made since the advent of democracy in 1999, the city has been ranked second on the World’s Least Liveable Cities.


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2019: Muslims in Rivers threaten to vote against Governor Wike

Muslims in Rivers State have threatened to vote against Governor Nyesom Wike, in 2019 if he refuses to appoint a Rivers Muslim into his cabinet in the proposed minor cabinet resuffle.

NBS: States generated N931.23 billion in 2017

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the total Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) generated at the state level was N931.23bn in 2017 fiscal year.

HYPREP: Why Ogoni cleanup is yet to commence

A member of the Board of Trustees of the Hydrocarbon Remediation Project, HYPREP, Mr. Mike Emuh, has said the seeming delay in the commencement of the cleanup of Ogoni land, was as a result of the special nature of the project, as well as economic and technical challenges.

Victor Ikpeba: Francis Uzoho will be Super Eagles first-choice goalkeeper in Russia

Former Nigeria international Victor Ikpeba has claimed that Francis Uzoho will be the country’s first-choice goalkeeper at this year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Robert Lewandowski: Super Eagles defeat a lesson to Poland

Poland captain, Robert Lewandowski, has reacted to his side’s defeat at home to Super Eagles in an international friendly match on Friday.

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Donald Trump suspends metal tariffs for key US trade partners

US President Donald Trump on Thursday authorized the suspension of controversial tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from key trade partners including the European Union.

#BBNaija: Tobi and Rico Swavey emerge winners of Nokia challenge

The pair of Tobi and Rico Swavey emerged as the winners of Big Brother Naija (Double Wahala) “Duo Clip” special task sponsored by Nokia.

WAEC bans private school teachers from supervising examinations

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has banned teachers from private schools from supervising its examinations.

Sudan’s Omar Al-Bashir backs Egypt’s Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi election bid

President Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan on Monday welcomed his Egyptian counterpart’s bid for re-election and pledged further cooperation after a year of rocky relations between the neighboring countries.

Expelled Russian diplomats leave UK

Russian diplomats recently expelled from the UK over the case of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and their families left the Russian embassy in London on Tuesday and are heading to the airport in more than 10 cars, a Sputnik correspondent reported.