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A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

NIHSA: Edo, Anambra, Kebbi, Kogi, six other states at risk of flooding

River water from six of the eight countries that make up the Niger Basin has arrived Nigeria, increasing the risk of flooding in 10 states, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency alerted Nigerians on Saturday.
DINAN, FRANCE - AUGUST 13: Chidinma Okeke of Nigeria ties the boot lace of team mate Chiamaka Nnadozie of Nigeria during the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 group D match between China PR and Nigeria at Stade du Clos Gastel on August 13, 2018 in Dinan, France. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Olympic Qualifier: Chiamaka Nnadozie, Chinaza Uchendu, Chidinma Okeke make Nigeria return for Cote d’Ivoire...

Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby has called up 37 players for the 2020 African Women's Olympic Games qualifier against Cote d'Ivoire later this month.
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, has said that Nigeria needs to evolve a more effective tariff structure in order to achieve steady electricity supply.

Côte d’Ivoire wants Akinwumi Adesina re-elected AfDB president

President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d’ Ivoire has appointed Adama Koné, Minister of Economic and Financial Affairs to support the re-election of Akinwumi Adesina as President of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB).
Nigeria’s men national basketball team, D’Tigers, on Friday secured an 83-66 points win over Cote d’Ivoire at the ongoing FIBA World Cup in China. 59

FIBA World Cup: Nigeria’s D’Tigers overcome Cote d’Ivoire

Nigeria’s men national basketball team, D’Tigers, on Friday secured an 83-66 points win over Cote d’Ivoire at the ongoing FIBA World Cup in China.
Angola on Wednesday in Foshan needed five extra minutes to beat Philippines 84-81 in the last game of Group D at the ongoing FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China. 53

FIBA World Cup: Angola seal first win in thriller against Philippines — in pictures

Angola on Wednesday in Foshan needed five extra minutes to beat Philippines 84-81 in the last game of Group D at the ongoing FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China.
A spirited fight from Nigeria inspired them to their first win at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 after seeing off Korea 108-66 in a one-sided Group B tie on Wednesday at the Wuhan Sports Center. 40

FIBA World Cup: Nigeria saves face with emphatic victory over Korea — in pictures

A spirited fight from Nigeria inspired them to their first win at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 after seeing off Korea 108-66 in a one-sided Group B tie on Wednesday at the Wuhan Sports Center.
Thomas Dennerby

Olympics qualifier: Thomas Dennerby sure of victory against Algeria

Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby is confident his team will beat Algeria in today’s (Tuesday) Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifying fixture against Algeria at the Agege Stadium.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 23x

Super Falcons stars return for clash with Algeria

Reigning African champions, the Super Falcons have their eyes on another convincing victory over their counterparts from Algeria in the Tokyo 2010 Olympics qualifiers today at the Agege Township stadium in Lagos.
Algeria's women's team have landed in Lagos on Friday as they ready to upset Nigeria in the second leg of their second-round qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Tokyo Olympics: Algeria land in Nigeria for qualifier game against Super Falcons

Algeria's women's team have landed in Lagos on Friday as they ready to upset Nigeria in the second leg of their second-round qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye

African Games: Female wrestlers deliver 5 gold, one silver

Team Nigeria female wrestlers on Thursday lived up to their promise by winning five gold and one silver in the Women’s Wrestling event held at the Indoor Sports Center of the Mohammed V Sports Complex in El Jadida, Morocco.

Blessing Okagbare off to Zurich for Diamond League final as women’s 200 million begins...

Former Commonwealth Games double sprint champion, Blessing Okagbare, will not be in action when the 200m event of the 12th African Games begins today in Rabat.
Reigning NCAA Division I 200m champion, Divine Oduduru started his quest to become the second Nigerian man to successfully complete a sprint double at the Championships on an explosive note.

Divine Oduduru begins quest for first African Games gold medal

Reigning NCAA double sprint champion, Divine Oduduru, will begin the quest for his first All Africa Games title when he takes to the track at the Moulay Abdellah Sports Stadium today in Rabat, Morocco.
The duo of Raymond Ekewo and Itsheriki Ushoritse increased the country’s medal haul by winning gold and bronze medal respectively in the Men’s 100m final held at the Moulay Abdellah Sports Complex, Rabat on Tuesday.

Africa Games: Raymond Ekevwo emerges Africa’s fastest man

The duo of Raymond Ekewo and Itsheriki Ushoritse increased the country’s medal haul by winning gold and bronze medal respectively in the Men’s 100m final held at the Moulay Abdellah Sports Complex, Rabat on Tuesday.
Chika Chukwumerije

Chika Chukwumerije gets World Taekwondo appointment

In acknowledging his immense contribution to taekwondo coupled with his technical know-how, the World Taekwondo (WT) has appointed Nigeria’s Chika Chukwumerije into All Committee of World Taekwondo.
Chukwuebuka Enekwechi

African Games: Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, Doreen Amata lead Nigeria’s charge for gold medals

Reigning Nigeria Shot Put record holder, Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, and multiple All Africa Games medallist, Doreen Amata, will lead Nigeria’s charge for gold medals as the track and field event of the 12th edition of the Games enters day two in Rabat, Morocco.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Team Nigeria begins quest for medals in taekwondo, boxing

Team Nigeria’s search for first medal at the 12th African Games continues today as six Taekwondists and two boxers will be in action in Rabat.
20 year old Josh Okogie who plays for Minnesota Timberwolves has expressed his enthusiasm in playing for Nigeria’s D’Tigers over the United States National team, saying the decision wasn’t a hard one as it was influenced by his passion in seeing the Nigeria’s team return to her past glory.

D’Tigers in disarray over lack of funds for FIBA World Cup

D’Tigers players, in their last phase of their camping in Lagos ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, are distraught following the uncertainties surrounding their participation in the tournament tipping off 31 August 2019 in China.

Why Nigeria will continue to lead Africa – NEPC chief

The ED/CEO of Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC, Mr Olusegun Awolowo, has said that Nigeria will continue to lead Africa for effective and timeless boosting of her foreign earnings and trade relations with other countries of the world and also enhance global trade relations with the continent globally.

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