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NYG: Team Delta dominates swimming, wins 12 gold medals

Team Delta has dominated swimming event at the ongoing National Youth Games winning 12 out of the 19 available gold medals.
National Youth Games - NYG

I want to be world champion – NYG gold medalist

Prestige Archibong, a 10-year-old Scrabble Gold Medalist for Team Akwa Ibom at the ongoing 4th National Youth Games, says his desire is to be world champion in the sport.
National Youth Games - NYG

NYG: Team Lagos sweeps gymnastics, weightlifting gold

Team Lagos have a haul of medals in Gymnastics and Weightlifting events at the ongoing National Youth Games, taking place at the University of Ilorin in Ilorin, Kwara State.
National Youth Games - NYG

NYG: David Aiyenugba shines as Kwara claims gold in football

David Aiyenugba, the son of former Super Eagles goalkeeper Dele, made several breathtaking saves on Wednesday to help Team Kwara win gold in the ongoing National Youth Games
National Youth Games - NYG

NYG: Akwa Ibom, Kwara in football final clash

Team Kwara has set up a final encounter against Team Akwa Ibom having defeated Team Lagos 4-2 via penalties in the football event at the ongoing 2018 National Youth Games in Ilorin.

Kweku Tandoh replaces Deji Tinubu as Lagos Sports chief

A former Director of Sports at the Lagos State Sports Council, Dr. Kweku Tandoh, has been appointed as the Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission by the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.

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The desecrated grave of Karl Marx in London’s Highgate Cemetery. Maxwell Blowfield-PA

Tomb of popular philosopher Karl Marx vandalised again

The memorial of German philosopher Karl Marx has been vandalised in London for the second time in two weeks, the cemetery that manages the site said on Saturday.
Boko Haram

Nigerian troops killed in coordinated ISWAP attacks

A Boko Haram group affiliated to the Islamic State Saturday night launched coordinated attacks on three military formations in Buni Yadi in Yobe State and Gajiganna and Gajibo in Borno State.

Methodist prelate, others warn against vote-buying

The Prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria, Dr. Samuel Chukwuemeka Kanu Uche JP, the Archbishop of Lagos, the Most Revd Isaac Ayobami Olawuyi, a former Chairman, Lagos Council of Knights, Methodist Church Nigeria, Dame Maryam Akintola, have applauded the role of the media in stabilising the polity and warned against rigging and vote buying that could result to violence or insecurity which could disrupt free, fair, credible 2019 elections.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Coalition salutes troops over responsiveness to Boko Haram threats to disrupt elections

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has saluted the Nigerian Army over its responsiveness to Boko Haram threat to disrupt the 2019 general elections.

Official: Nigerian troops kill 37 Zamfara bandits, rescue 80 people

Nigerian soldiers killed 37 bandits and rescued 80 kidnapped people in Zamfara in two weeks, an official said.