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Hockey official sets 2020 Olympics target for Team Nigeria

Prof. Edigba Agbo, the Technical Director, Nigerian Hockey Federation on Friday said Nigeria will be ready to compete favourably with the best in the world at the 2020 Olympics.

Teenage Nigerian female boxers fighting out of poverty

A group of female teenage boxers from a "poor part of Lagos" are reportedly hoping to win gold for Nigeria at the 2020 Olympics.

Nissan to begin field tests for robo-taxis in Japan

Nissan said Tuesday it would begin field tests for driverless “robot taxis” early next year as its rivals around the world step up self-driving technologies.

Atletico seek home comforts in new stadium debut

Atletico Madrid begin a fresh era on Saturday when their new 310 million-euro ($370 million) home opens with the visit of Malaga to the Wanda Metropolitano.

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Recep Erdogan, Saudi King Salman discuss case of missing Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi King Salman on Sunday discussed the case of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their first telephone talks on the controversy, both sides said.
Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder apologises after punching TV mascot

Heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder apologised on Sunday after unleashing a punch that knocked down the mascot on an ESPN programme.

Presidency: Executive Order Six not political weapon against political opponents

The Presidency on Sunday said the Executive Order 6 is not a political weapon against opposition but part of revolutionary efforts to rid Nigeria of the menace of corruption.

APC Primaries: Abdullahi Ganduje inaugurates 12-man reconciliation committee

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has inaugurated 12-man high-powered reconciliation committee to reconcile all aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.‎

Presidency: No travel ban list

The Presidency has denied issuing a list of Nigerians affected by a travel ban as it also clarified that the Executive Order No. 6 is not a political weapon against opposition but part of revolutionary efforts to rid Nigeria of corruption.