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Former US Olympics women’s gymnastics coach John Geddert died by suicide Thursday, his body found hours after he was charged with human trafficking and abuse of athletes in his care.
Olympic gold medalist, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara has expressed displeasure and unhappiness over her existing record as Nigeria’s only individual Olympics gold medalist, a medal she won two and a half decades ago.
An Akure Magistrate Court has remanded 15 persons suspected to have been involved in illegal mining of gold in Ondo State.
As a demonstration of its commitment to job creation and a robust economy, the Federal Government has started arrangements for the establishment of a gold processing cluster in Mopamuro local government area of Kogi State.
The suit filed against Air Peace Limited, Inspector-General of Police (IGP), the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and others over alleged right abuse has suffered set back, following the withdrawal of the trial judge, Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor from hearing it.
Olympic 400 metres champion Wayde van Niekerk has temporarily separated from long-time coach ‘Tannie’ Ans Botha to train in the United States under renowned sprint mentor Lance Brauman.
A female student (names withheld) has been apprehended by the authorities of Government Secondary School, Ikot Ewa, Akpabuyo Local government area of Cross River State for unlawful possession of a locally made pistol.
The Nigerian superstar, Davido, hit another milestone as he was named one of the next 100 most influential people in the world for 2021 by Time Magazine.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Dr) Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa, has thanked the members of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) for the successes they have recorded so far.
Turkmenistani President, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, has created a new post as deputy head of government for his son, in a decree published in the Neutralny Turkmenistan newspaper on Friday.
The Federal Government has thrown weight behind mining companies with mouth-watering incentives in order to diversify the economy, encourage massive investments and create jobs.
Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed appreciation to Nigerians for their condolences and show of love on the passing of his father, Sir Arthur Okorie Okowa.
Minister for Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that the data that will be generated from the ongoing All Progressives Congress, APC, revalidation and registration of the party’s membership will help to improve job creation in Nigeria.
Elders from the South-West geopolitical region of the country have applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing one of their illustrious sons in the Nigerian Military into the nation’s security management team as Chief of the Air Staff.
Nigeria’s 200m outdoor record holder at 22.04 seconds, Blessing Okagbare, will be hoping for a historic return to the half lap indoor track at the Randal Tyson Indoor Centre in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA where the third leg of the American Track League will hold today.
Northern elders have restated their unflinching support to President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress,APC-led federal administration in the country.
According to a statement by his media aide, Makut Macham, Mr Lalong stated this on Friday at the swearing-in of the President of the Customary Court of Appeal and five judges of the State High Court and Customary Court of Appeal at Government House, Rayfield in Jos.
Justice Haleema Salman, the trial Judge in the April 5, 2018 Offa bank robbery case, in Kwara, has blamed prosecution for the seeming delay in the dispensation of the case.
Super Eagles legend Sunday Oliseh has refuted claims he left the Nigerian coaching job because of voodoo, explaining that he had issues with his health before quitting as the team’s gaffer in 2016.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Friday, called for the arrest of Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, for saying journalists are criminals for calling bandits criminals.
The chairman of National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP), Mohammed Ibrahim, says the federal government will launch a new pricing framework to regulate operations in the gas sector.
Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo is "totally confident" Mexico striker Raul Jimenez will be back from his fractured skull before the end of this season.
The Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, in Oyo State said yesterday that it arrested four suspected Kidnappers in the Ibarapa, area of the state.
Countries seeking their own vaccine doses are making deals with drug companies that threaten the supply for the global COVAX programme for poor and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
US golf legend Tiger Woods was recovering in a hospital Wednesday after surgery for serious leg injuries sustained in a car crash that law enforcement officials said he was lucky to survive.
Chief Basil Ejidike, the chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Anambra state has described the party as a beautiful bride as well as the urgent need for the Igbo nation to rally round the APC to enable them mainstream into national politics.
Gunmen opened fire on the motorcade of Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha in the capital Tripoli on Sunday but he escaped unharmed, a source close to Bashagha said.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), earlier today, 21 February 2021, confirmed that one of its aircraft, a Beechcraft KingAir B350i (NAF 201), crashed while returning to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja after reporting engine failure enroute Minna, where it was scheduled to conduct surveillance missions over Niger State and its environs in connection with the concerted efforts to secure the release of the students/staff abducted from the Government Science College Kagara, Niger State.
U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday said that Washington would never recognise Crimea’s decision to rejoin Russia.