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Police have arrested another 16 people in connection to a series of bombings in Sri Lanka over Easter weekend which claimed at least 359 lives, officials said on Thursday.

Suicide bomb attacks: Officials arrest 16 more suspects in Sri Lanka

Police have arrested another 16 people in connection to a series of bombings in Sri Lanka over Easter weekend which claimed at least 359 lives, officials said on Thursday.
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86 athletes begin camping for Africa Athletics Championships

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.
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EU, India, others ban Boeing 737 Max after Ethiopian Airlines crash

The European Union and India have joined have banned the Boeing 737 Max from flying over their airspace to ensure passenger safety.
A handout photograph released by Pakistan's Inter Services Public Relations on February 27, 2019, shows captured Indian pilot Wg Cdr Abhinandan in the custody of Pakistani forces in an undisclosed location. (AFP)

Pakistan set to free Indian pilot to de-escalate tensions

Pakistan is set to release a captured Indian pilot in a "peace gesture" aimed at easing tensions with its nuclear archrival, after aerial clashes ignited fears of a dangerous conflict in South Asia.
Omatseye Nesiama

Omatseye Nesiama promises hitch-free Access Bank Lagos City marathon

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.
Omatseye Nesiama

Omatseye Nesiama named security consultant for 4th Access Bank Lagos City marathon

Omatseye Nesiama, a retired Navy Commodore, has been appointed to oversee the security affairs of the 4th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon scheduled for Feb. 2.

Delta government insists hosting of athletics championship not waste of fund

The Delta State Government, on Wednesday, described the contents of an article ‘The Asaba Disgrace, What a big disgrace’ written by Dr. Rueben Abati, former media aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, as absolute falsehood heavily supported with unconfirmed reports.
Hamad Kalkaba Malboum

Asaba 2018: CAA President applauds host, apologises for hitches

The President, Confederation of Africa Athletics, Hamad Kalkaba Malboum, on Thursday commended the Delta Government for hosting the ongoing 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championships and apologized for the delay in starting the competition.
Track & Field Athletics

Asaba 2018: CAA cancels Day 1 events of championships due to organisational issues

The African Athletics Confederation (CAA) has cancelled the first day events of the African Senior Athletics Championships which was scheduled to begin on Wednesday.

Okagbare-Ighoteguonor, Semenya, 14 others inducted into CAA Hall of Fame

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor and World 800m champion, Caster Semenya of South Africa, alongside 14 others were inducted into the African Athletics Confederation (CAA) Hall of Fame on Tuesday night.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Monday, at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, performed the symbolic hoisting of flags of participating nations in the 21st Africa Senior Athletics Championships (ASAC) christened- ‘Asaba 2018’.

Delta Tourism Board set for African Senior Athletics Championships

The General Manager, Delta Tourism Board, Mrs Josephine Anyameluhor, says the hospitality industry has concluded plan to host the African Athletics Confederation (CAA) African Senior Athletics Championship holding in Asaba from Wednesday to Sunday.

Delta announces road closures for 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships

The Delta Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Monday announced roads closure and traffic diversions from Aug. 1 to Aug. 5, for easy vehicular movement during the 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships in Asaba.

Ekiti guber: Accord suspends state exco for backing PDP

The members of the executive committee of the Ekiti State branch of Accord Party have been suspended for openly declaring support for the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Kolapo Olusola.

Edo government approves construction of 60 roads to open up rural communities

The Edo State Government has approved the construction of 60 roads across the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state to open up the rural communities for business activities.

Delta approves completion of stadium in Asaba

The Delta State Government has approved the award of contract for the completion of the second phase of outstanding works in the Stephen Keshi Stadium (formerly known as Asaba Township Stadium) in Asaba.

Aviation group seeks full autonomy of NCAA

A group of experts. Aviation Round Table (ART), on Monday, advocated for full autonomy for Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to enable it to perform its statutory responsibilities adequately.

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