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AFN: Blessing Okagbare will be force to reckon with during 2018 IAAF Diamond League

Olalekan Soetan, Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) statistician, says Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor will be a force to reckon with during the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) 2018 Diamond League season.

Farah ends track career in style, Gatlin slumps

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah ended his track career in thrilling fashion on Thursday with victory in the 5,000m at the Diamond League final in Zurich while world 100m champion Justin Gatlin slumped to defeat.

Farah bids to give British fans memorable farewell

British athletics great Mo Farah will hope his final track race on home turf on Sunday will have a happier ending than last Saturday’s world 5,000 metres final.

Tori Bowie clinches women’s 100m gold

American Tori Bowie won the women’s 100m world title on Sunday making up for her silver in last year’s Olympics while Rio 2016 Olympic Games gold medallist Elaine Thompson struggled home in fifth place, AFP reports.

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Jones Erue: Thugs, not police, barricaded Delta APC secretariat

The factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Delta State, Prophet Jones Erue, has alleged that thugs, sponsored by his opponents had, last Friday, barricaded the state secretariat of the party and prevented him from performing the inauguration of the state executive committee.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs.Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita

Federal government begins renovation of federal secretariat

The Federal Government on Monday started the process of renovating abandoned and dilapidated structures located within the Federal Secretariat Complex in Abuja, through a Public Private Partnership arrangement.
Ships | Ports | Cargo

31 ships carrying various products expected at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 31 ships to bring petroleum products, food and other goods from July 23 to August 27 to its ports.

Man docked over alleged extortion

The Police on Monday arraigned one Mizanbilu Salisu in a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over alleged extortion.

Man docked for unlawful possession of ram

Tobi Olayinka, 22, on Monday appeared in Iyaganku Magistrates’ court in Ibadan for alleged unlawful possession of ram suspected to have been stolen.