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Algerian authorities have arrested Fodil Boumala, a prominent opposition activist and anti-government protester, fellow activists and a lawyer said on Thursday.

Algeria detains opposition activist in new sign of clampdown

Algerian authorities have arrested Fodil Boumala, a prominent opposition activist and anti-government protester, fellow activists and a lawyer said on Thursday.
Aruna Quadri

African Games: Aruna Quadri, Segun Toriola hit men’s singles semis

What Nigeria could not achieve in the team event became a reality today when Aruna Quadri, Segun Toriola and Olajide Omotayo qualified for the semifinal of the men’s singles of table tennis at the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco.
[File] Nigeria's Olofunke Oshonaike eyes the ball in her women's singles qualification round table tennis match at the Riocentro venue during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016.Jim WATSON - AFP

African Games: Nigeria loses table tennis gold medals, Tokyo Olympics ticket to Egypt

Team Nigeria succumbed to Egypt in the men and women’s table tennis team events at the ongoing 12th African Games in Morocco on Friday.
Unlike his continental counterpart Egypt’s Omar Assar who plummeted in the May ITTF ranking, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri maintains his status as the continent’s best as well as 23rd rated player in the world.

Aruna Quadri set for China Open

Being one of the elite tournaments in the ITTF World Tour, this year’s China Open will witness the assemblage of top stars across the globe including the top 50 ranked players in the world among them is Africa’s number one, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Okon Efut, who led the former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s defence team at Thursday’s judgment proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has indicated that the conviction of the former CJN would be appealed at the Court of Appeal.

NJC removes Justice Onnoghen from membership list

The National Judicial Council has removed the name and image of Walter Onnoghen from its members list on its website.
National Judicial Council | NJC

Pensioners commend NJC for easy data capturing

Some retirees of the National Judicial Council have commended the commission for the successful capturing of their biometric data.

Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna wins first African men’s title

Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna won his first African senior men’s singles title after he defeated Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh in the final of the 2018 ITTF-African Championships in Mauritius on Sunday.
Aruna Quadri has won the men’s singles final of the ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open.

ITTF African Championships: Aruna Quadri, Dina Meshref top seeds as singles serves off

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and Egypt’s Dina Meshref have been seeded as top seeds as the singles event of the 2018 ITTF African Championships serves off on Friday September 7, 2018 in Mauritius.

Judge’s withdrawal stalls Innoson’s arraignment

The scheduled arraignment on Friday of Innocent Chukwuma, known popularly as Innoson, at an Ikeja Special Offences Court has suffered a setback, following the withdrawal of Justice Mojisola Dada from the case.

MASSOB accuses President Buhari of championing Islamic fundamentalism

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), on Sunday, accused the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration of championing Islamic fundamentalism in Nigeria.

ITTFAfrica Cup: Assar dethrones Aruna Quadri as African champion

Omar Assar of Egypt is the new champion of African table tennis, dethroning Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri, in a thrilling seven games at the ITTFAfrica Cup in Nairobi, Kenya.

ITTF confirms Team Nigeria for Top 16 Cup in Kenya

A four-man strong Nigeria team has been confirmed by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) for next month’s ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup holding in Nairobi, Kenya.

Aruna Quadri, Dina Meshref to defend titles at Top 16 Cup

Aruna Quadri of Nigeria and Dina Meshref of Egypt will be defending their titles at this year’s ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup holding in Nairobi, Kenya.

Slain Yemeni ex-leader Ali Saleh’s son braces for revenge

The son of Yemeni ex-president Ali Saleh, who was killed by the armed Houthi movement after switching sides in the civil war, has called for revenge against the Iran-aligned group.

Yemen’s chaos deepens after rebels killed ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh

The killing of Yemen's longtime strongman and ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh by the country's Shiite rebels as their alliance crumbled amid street clashes in the capital, Sanaa, has thrown the nearly three-year civil war into unpredictable new chaos.

CJN Onnoghen urges for more participation in sports

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday in Abuja urged all Nigerians to get involved in sports activities not only for their health and fitness gains.

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Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.