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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.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the US President in tough times. The Great Depression and World War II were harrowing events that could have mowed Americans down to the rubble. But, the 32nd President successfully pulled the country to safety and succour. There is none in American history granted more frequent access to sit in the Oval Office as President Roosevelt.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said that the anti-graft agency intervened in the recent general elections in Nigeria, in order to checkmate and prevent the moneybags from determining the emergence of leaders arising from the polls.
A Commonwealth group has been appointed to observe the 2019 Malawi Tripartite elections. It will be led by Thabo Mbeki, the second post-Apartheid South African President.
At the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge in Brazil over the weekend, Nigeria’s Chukwuebuka Enekwechi broke the shot put national record at the Estádio do Centro Nacional de Desenvolvimento do Atletismo, São Paulo.
Nigeria wrestler Aminat Adeniyi shares an emotional and inspirational birthday message with her fan as she celebrates another year on earth.
Imo State Governor-elect, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has solicited the support and cooperation of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CEIC), in the United Kingdom.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has revealed that at least 1.3 million Nigerians have been vaccinated with trachoma vaccine, even as the figure has decreased from 22 million to 13 million in five years.
Queen Elizabeth II has described the posting of the new British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ms Catriona Liang, as having the best job in the world.
Dozens of anti-discrimination demonstrators massed on Saturday outside the Brunei-owned luxury Dorchester Hotel in London over the southeast Asian country’s adoption of harsh new sharia laws, including death for gay sex.
Female coach, Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Akuh Purity, believes World Wrestling Championship silver medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg), has gathered enough experience to win gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.
Youths in Bayelsa State have called on political leaders and elected representatives of the state to engage in regular consultations with their constituents in order to know the challenges of development affecting them.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers on Friday condemned the recent ban on the public rallies and protests in the state.
Akwa Ibom Elders and Stakeholders have commended the people of the state for voting massively for the reelection of Governor Udom Emmanuel, describing their action as a liberation for the state.
The Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has declared that there is no hiding place for outgoing Governor, Rochas Okorocha, of the All Progressives Congress.
Nigeria’s Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi has scooped the overall prize of the 2019 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year, in recognition of her efforts to end sexual violence.
Rwanda, which has accused France of complicity in the 1994 genocide that killed some 800,000 of its citizens, said Tuesday it had invited President Emmanuel Macron to attend the 25th anniversary of the massacre on April 7.
The Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.
The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.
The purported leakage of an audio of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Godwin Emefiele, discussing an alleged missing N500bn has been condemned by the Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG), as an act done in bad faith and an attempt to blackmail the CBN governor.
A 100 level political science/public administration student of the University of Uyo, Kingsley Etim, has drowned in a hotel swimming pool.
Diego Simeone has said he is confident that Atletico Madrid will survive the loss of departing forward Antoine Griezmann.
The Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoyeh, has said that vote-buying is so rampant and widespread in the country that it is difficult to arrest and prosecute offenders.
The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has relieved the Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Sufficiency, Dr Uduak Udo-Inyang, of his duties.