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Youth Olympics: Nigeria’s rowing, sailing body holds trials

The Nigeria Rowing, Canoe and Sailing Federation on Thursday said the body would hold four-day trials to select athletes for the upcoming qualifying series for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).

Nigerian rowers make African top 10

Two of Nigeria’s junior rowers, Moses Michael and Gloria Semidara, who participated in the just-concluded Africa Rowing Championships in Tunisia, have been ranked among the top 10 on the continent.

Nigerian athletes ranked among top 10 junior rowers in Africa

Two Nigerian junior rowers, who participated in the just-concluded Africa Rowing Championship in Tunisia, are now among the top 10 athletes in Africa, the Nigeria Rowing Canoe and Sailing Federation has said.

Apostle Suleiman, Iginla for Nollywood Awards

Fierce preacher, Apostle Johnson Suleiman and Pastor Joshua Iginla, have been nominated for the maiden edition of the Nollywood Ambassadors Awards (NAA) slated to hold in Abuja on Sept. 29.

Oil fast losing relevance – Borroh

Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, has urged stakeholders from the South-South to think outside the box and find other means of economic sustenance outside oil.

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PDP: INEC will announce false result in 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday passed a vote of no confidence on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, under the leadership of Prof Mahmood Yakubu.

Police arrest mastermind of Benue killings

Following strict orders by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to his Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and other operational apparatus of the police, the mastermind of the Fulani herdsmen responsible for the recent attacks in Benue State, was arrested by the police.

Villarreal player Ruben Semedo arrested after ‘violent incident’

Villarreal's Portuguese defender Ruben Semedo was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of holding somebody against their will and causing injury, a source close to the investigation told AFP.

Osun urges federal govt to declare state of emergency on Fulani herdsmen attack

The Osun State Government has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the ongoing Fulani herdsmen menace in order to checkmate the killings.

Taraba govt suspends anti-open grazing law

The Taraba State Government has temporarily suspended the Anti-Open Grazing law in the state to allow for some amendments as farmers and herdsmen agree to shield swords.

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Morgan Tsvangirai, ‘was the enduring face of Zimbabwe’s downtrodden opposition’

Morgan Tsvangirai, who has died after a battle with cancer, was the face of Zimbabwe's downtrodden opposition for decades.

White House blames Russia for NotPetya cyberattack

The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating ‘NotPetya’ cyberattack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.

INEC raises committee to probe underage voting in Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Friday constituted a panel to probe the recent cases of possible underage voting in Kano State.

No terror link in NSA shooting – FBI

The shooting incident on Wednesday at the headquarters of the US National Security Agency outside Washington does not appear to be a terror attack, an FBI official said.

Winter Olympics: Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo finishes in 20th in heats 1 and 2 of...

Nigeria’s first female skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, finished in the 20th position after Heats 1 and 2 of her event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Friday.