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African 200m record holder (22.04), Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor, will be back on the IAAF Diamond League train when it makes its sixth of 14 stops on Sunday at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat, Morocco for the Meeting International Mohammed VI of Athletics.
Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will for now be able to run in her favoured 800 metres event without medication to lower her testosterone levels, her lawyers said on Monday.
Troubled low-cost airline Norwegian said Thursday its net losses deepened in the first quarter of the year as the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft could cost it $58 million.
Norway’s capital Oslo will become the first city in the world to install wireless charging systems for electric taxis, hoping to make recharging quick and efficient enough to speed the takeup of non-polluting cabs.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the construction of a new faculty building at Adamawa State University, Mubi.
A man arrested on suspicion of the killing of two female tourists from Norway and Denmark in Morocco's Atlas Mountains belongs to an armed group, a prosecutor has said.
Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad are to be presented with the Nobel Peace Prize today, as they challenge the world to combat rape as a weapon of war
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday departed Abuja for N’Djamena, Chad, to preside over the Summit of Heads of State and Governments of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC).
Nigeria has, again, brought the devastations, caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast, to the attention of the global community, particularly, the plight of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
Nigeria has assured the international community of its unalloyed commitment to the advancement of women’s rights and the eradication of violence and all forms of discrimination against women.g
The Coca-Cola Company has threatened to sue O. Mathisen AS, Norwegian local producer of soda “Jallasprite’’, local media, Vart Oslo, reported on Tuesday.
Federal government to spend $6.7 billion Northeast reconstruction, rehabilitation, resettlement plan
The Federal Government says it has developed a 6.7-billion-dollar robust plan of action for the reconstruction, rehabilitation and resettlement of Northeast devastated by Boko Haram activities.
More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration as global warming brings more high temperatures, study showed on Monday.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.
The Independent National Electoral Commission’s National Commissioner for Plateau, Niger and FCT, Professor Antonia Simbene, has disclosed that INEC is putting up peace advancing activities in Bayelsa and Kogi states to forestall violence in the forthcoming elections in the state.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed livelihood materials to no fewer than 700 victims of flood and windstorm disasters in three local government areas of Yobe.
Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed 231 drug dispensing facilities in Nasarawa State over illegal practices.
Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10.
Rev. Dr. Augustine Unuigbe, Anglican bishop-elect for the US-based Diocese of the Trinity (ADOTT) of the Church of Nigeria, has been accused of heresy and being a false gospel teacher.
Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel says that his return to international football was in accord with the discussion he had with coach Gernot Rohr, in which they agreed that he would only come back when he feels he is ready to give his very best again.
The African Development Bank (AfDB), says Nigeria is the greatest contributor to wealth creation in West Africa, contributing about 75 per cent of regional Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) says 21 prison inmates of Medium Security Prison Oko, in Edo, have performed in a Bi-Annual Drama and Music Concert show hosted by the prison.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will ensure access to pervasive broadband through an Open Access Model as a strategy to narrow the gap between existing and planned fibre infrastructure.