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Federation camps 32 wrestlers ahead of Commonwealth Games

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Technical Director, Sir Damian Ohaike, has said that 32 wrestlers have started camping last Friday ahead of the forthcoming Commonwealth Games billed to hold in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, from April 4 to April 15.

President Buhari sets World Cup target for Super Eagles

President Muhamamdu Buhari has tasked the Super Eagles to ensure that Nigeria’s participation in the Russia 2018 World Cup is not as a mere spectator.

NWF invites 32 wrestlers to camp for Commonwealth Games preparation

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) on Monday said it had invited 32 wrestlers for the first phase of camping ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

WBO champion Jeff Horn to fight UFC star Conor McGregor

Australia’s Jeff Horn will defend his WBO welterweight title against England’s Gary Corcoran in December before a potential blockbuster bout with UFC star Conor McGregor, reports said Sunday.

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria’s beach volleyball teams invited for qualifiers

Nigeria’s national beach volleyball teams have been invited to participate in the 2018 Commonwealth Games qualifiers slated for Sierra Leone later this month, the Nigeria Volleyball Federation said on Monday.

Pacquiao wants Horn rematch in the Philippines

Manny Pacquiao said on Sunday he was still wanted a rematch with Jeff Horn after the Filipino boxing hero pulled out of their scheduled bout in Australia later his year.

Pacquiao pulls out of title rematch with Horn

Filipino great Manny Pacquiao on Friday pulled out of a rematch with world champion Jeff Horn, leaving the Australian looking for another challenger in his title defence.

Three US marines die in plane crash

Three U.S. Marines who were missing in the crash of an Osprey aircraft have been declared dead, according to reports.

US military aircraft in ‘mishap’ off Australia

A major search was underway Saturday after a "mishap" involving a US military aircraft off the Australian coast, with reports saying at least two soldiers were missing and feared dead.

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Wales coach Ryan Giggs admits to having counselling after Manchester United exit

New Wales manager Ryan Giggs revealed he underwent counselling after his career at Manchester United came to an end.

Fuel scarcity is man-made – Senator Saraki

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, says the ongoing fuel scarcity in the country is man-made and that those responsible must pay the price for visiting needless hardship on Nigerians.

Not all Fulani herdsmen are criminals – Governor Bagudu

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, on Tuesday, has said that Fulani herdsmen needed help to change their old lifestyle and pastoral practices which they have been practicing for centuries.

Policeman killed in fresh violence in anglophone Cameroon

A policeman was killed on Sunday by presumed separatists in a restive English-speaking region of Cameroon, where the situation remained extremely tense on Monday, sources told AFP.

2019: INEC’s timely release of timetable‘ll reduce litigation – Ex-Rep Paul Adah

Former Member, House of Representatives and 2019 governorship aspirant in Cross River State, Paul Adah, has described last week’s release of 2019 election timetable by the Independent National Electoral commission, INEC, as a commendable step that would guarantee level playing field.