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Jerry Okorodudu: I am dying of hunger

Jerry Okorodudu, an Olympian, on Tuesday in Lagos said he was dying of hunger over the non-payment of his 10 months’ salary by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports.

NBF coach Tony Konyegwachi picks 8 boxers for Commonwealth Games

Head Coach of Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF), Tony Konyegwachi, named eight boxers to represent the Nigeria at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Eight boxers make final cut for 2018 Commonwealth Games

The Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF) has picked eight boxers to represent the country at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia following the final trials ahead of the Games.

32 boxers to train for Commonwealth Games

A total of 32 boxers drawn from eight weight categories have been invited for camping towards next year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia.

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Elections: US Embassy, Consulate observe Friday’s work free day

The Embassy of the United States of America, Abuja and Consulate General in Lagos have announced a closure of their offices on Friday, February 22, in observance of the public holiday declared by the federal government.

Three pupils, five others die in multiple accident in Anambra

No fewer than three pupils who were being conveyed to their school and five other persons said to be passengers of a commuter bus have died in an early morning accident involving a sewage tanker, a tricycle and a commuter bus.

Manchester City fan ‘critical’ after alleged assault in Germany

German police confirmed Thursday that a Manchester City fan is in a critical condition following an alleged assault after the Premier League club’s Champions League match against Schalke.

General Gowon calls on INEC to conduct seamless, free elections

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be fully prepared to conduct the rescheduled elections to be adjudged as seamless and efficient.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court admits more evidence against ex-NHIS boss

Justice A. O. Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, February 21, 2019, admitted a document tendered in evidence by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Martins Thomas, a former Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).