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Australia on Tuesday warned athletes planning to compete in the Commonwealth Games this April that anyone caught overstaying their visas after the event will be dealt with firmly.
The maiden edition of Governor Nyesom Wike National Wrestling Championships started on Sunday with 22 states participating.
Former Nigeria defender, Furo Iyenemi, has called on the Nigeria Football Federation to ensure that the Super Eagles play top class opponents in friendlies ahead of their 2018 World Cup campaign.
New South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has spoken of a “new dawn” in his first State of the Nation address.
Pressure is mounting on the FBI over the agency’s failure to act on a tip that Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz might carry out an attack.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has identified peace and stable security as the panacea for the country’s development and progress.
A certain viewer of the ongoing reality TV show, Big Brother Naija (BBNaija), identified as Mz Kaima, has threatened to take her own life unless the organisers evict beautiful but controversial housemate, Cee-Cee from the show.
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Kwara State has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of not doing enough to help Fulani herdsmen in the country.
An elite South African police unit has sealed off roads around the home of businessmen friends of President Jacob Zuma in Johannesburg, a Reuters witness said.
Hundreds of Boko Haram suspects were due back in court Monday to hear if they will be prosecuted, sentenced or released, as proceedings resumed at a military base in central Nigeria.
Nigeria’s central bank said on Monday it had injected $210 million into the interbank foreign exchange market, part of an effort to improve liquidity and alleviate the dollar shortages of the past few years.
An upper sharia court sitting in Gusau, capital of Zamfara on Monday ordered the Gusau Local Government Council chairman, Alhaji Ibrahim Tanko, and four others be remanded in prison custody for two weeks over alleged destruction of the Qur’an.
A massive fire broke out in a three-storey industrial building in India’s financial capital, Mumbai, on Thursday, claiming the life of one person, officials said.