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Less than three days to the expiration of deadline given to Nigeria by the International Associations Athletics Federation (IAAF) to return to $130,000 mistakenly paid to the Athletics Federation Nigeria (AFN), Nigeria may be banned from competing in major competitions across the globe.
The Defence Headquarters, yesterday, warned promoters of revolution against the Federal Government as contained in a document being circulated in the country to desist or face the wrath of the Nigerian military.
World athletics ruling body IAAF may have put the machinery in motion to stop Nigerian athletes from participating in this year’s African Games in Morocco, the World Athletics Championships in Doha, as well as the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo following the country’s refusal to return the $134,000, which the IAAF mistakenly paid into AFN account two years ago.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, yesterday, explained that for the Nigerian Military to completely defeat insurgency, terrorism, militancy and other criminal elements in the country, theatre and field commanders must strictly adhere to the joint operational structures.
There was a relief in the camp of Team Nigeria heading to the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 in Japan after the contingent finally secured its visa to embark on the journey.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) on Saturday says the 86 athletes listed for the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) championships are to resume camp on April 2.
Registration for the seventh edition of the Okpekpe International 10km Road Race has been officially declared opened as the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) have confirmed Saturday May 25 date for the first and only IAAF silver label road race in Nigeria nay West Africa.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday warned politicians against engaging in unlawful behaviour and urged them to conduct themselves within the ambit of the law in today’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections. This is...
The new Acting Director of Defence Information, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, on Friday assumed office at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Abuja.
A retired Navy Commodore, Omatseye Nesiama, has promised a hitch-free outing during the forthcoming 4th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon scheduled for Feb. 2.
Muazu Shehu and Deborah Pam emerge winners of the men and women categories of the 1st National Anti-Corruption Half Marathon held in Abuja
Former Sports Commissioner Solomon Ogba says any candidate who wishes to be elected governor in Delta state must be sports inclined
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has described reports that it received a donation of N10 million from Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, as a “false and deliberate attempt to malign the efforts of the commission in the fight against corruption.”
Abdullahi Ganduje, the governor of Kano State, has donated N10 million to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, and Athletic Federation of Nigeria, AFN, in support of the National anti-corruption marathon.
Better days may have come for athletes and officials of Ondo State, as the new Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Olamide George, has promised to use his position to empower the youths, particularly sports men and women.
Some athletes participating in the All Nigeria Athletics Championships at Abuja National Stadium on Sunday protested against poor welfare.
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Over 15,000 refugees from Sokoto and Zamfara States, mainly women and children, are currently taking refuge in some communities of Niger Republic, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.
The Chairman Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has denied a report accusing some foreign airlines of running drug cartels in the country.
The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has promoted 18, 954 personnel of the four departments.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that the Minister of Information Lai Mohammed should be arrested for a breach of security and apologized to him and the PDP.
The Federal Government said it has taken delivery of two helicopters, 20 speed boats, and other equipment needed to secure Nigerian waters.
Immediate past Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika on Wednesday invited the Aviation Unions to a meeting to address issues raised by the workers concerning faulty organogram and the non-constitution of board members at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
President Muhammadu Buhari has again decried the loss of lives and property to banditry in Zamfara State.
A missing 12-year old boy, Joseph Victor, has been found in Awka, Anambra State.
The Independent Hajj Reporters, a civil society organisation that monitors and reports hajj activities, has commended Muslim Pilgrims Welfare boards in the states for their efforts in keeping the cost of hajj within N1.5 million, despite the increased in some hajj services in Saudi Arabia.
Ilkay Gundogan is ready to reopen contracts talks with Manchester City after their historic domestic treble.