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Seven countries bid to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Seven countries including first-time bidders Turkey have declared their official interest in hosting the 2026 Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday.

Nigerians send-off their Winter Olympic bobsled team

Nigerians met, at a rousing party organised by Visa West Africa in Lagos, their Winter Olympic bobsled team for the first time just one week before the start of the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Nigeria’s first bobsled team running for pride and legacy

Seun Adigun told herself her athletic career was done after she ran her last race at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. But for some reason, she couldn't bring herself to tell the world.

41 cities bid to host 2026 World Cup games

Forty-one cities in Canada, Mexico and the United States have submitted bids to serve as host cities for the 2026 World Cup, officials said Thursday.

We won’t lose sleep over The Economist’s ranking – Lagos govt

The Lagos State government yesterday said it won’t lose sleep over the ranking by The Economist of London, which says the state is the worst global city to live in after Damascus in war-torn Syria.

Lagos ranks 2nd on World’s Least Liveable Cities

Despite the progress, Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, has made since the advent of democracy in 1999, the city has been ranked second on the World’s Least Liveable Cities.

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Odion Ighalo in action for his Chinese club

Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo scores ninth goal in China

Odion Ighalo netted his ninth goal of the season in the Chinese Super League today, but his club Changchun Yatai still fell 2-1 at home to title chasers Shandong Luneng.

PDP: APC will lose Bauchi bye-election

The Peoples Democratic party has said that it cannot be intimidated by security agencies in an attempt to disenfranchise its member in the coming senatorial bye-election billed for August 11, 2018.
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15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

A 15-year-old girl who was raped by her older brother has been jailed for six months for having an abortion, an Indonesian official said Saturday.
Alex Otti

Abia guber: I have forgiven Olisa Metuh – Alex Otti

Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, in the 2015 election in Abia State, Dr.Alex Otti , said he had forgiven the former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, for the role he played during the collation of the results of the election at the INEC collation centre , Umuahia , in 2015.
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‘Prophet’ arrested after trying to resurrect corpse

An aspiring prophet has been arrested in Ethiopia after he failed to bring a dead man back to life.