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The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has described as a total fabrication the report in a national daily newspaper that the purported dropping of some coaches from Team Nigeria’s trip to the USA to secure qualifications for the relay events of the Tokyo Olympics is unsettling some athletes. The AFN described the story as a figment of imagination of the writer.
Super Falcons captain Asisat Oshoala can’t wait to see the team participate in the 2021 Summer Series in the United States of America.
Nigeria’s preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has hit top gear as 16 athletes departed the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Thursday aboard Delta Airlines to Texas, United States of America (USA) where they will take part in some track and field meetings as they bid to qualify for the five relay events at the Games in Tokyo.
Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Triune Biblical University, Global Extension, USA, on the teaching of General Nigeria Studies (GNS) courses in the institution. Newsmen report that the...
The Budget Office of the Federation has called for the reduction of the number of federal cabinet ministers from around 40 to 24, stressing that, among other things, it will help reduce the high cost of governance in Nigeria.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba has advised the Federal Government to try state police in addressing the security challenges in the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has offered to assist the President Muhammadu Buhari administration tackle insecurity and other challenges facing the nation.
Crude oil extended its gains at the weekend after closing at a six-week high with signs of strengthening demand in key markets, thereby piling more pressure on the ability of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to contribute to the Federation Account.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Chief Fouad Oki, has called on the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Femi Hamzat, to step down as the chairman of the APC Local Government Screening and Primary Elections Committee.
The Delhi Police in India has arrested a Nigerian, Tochukwu Christian Nwosu who swindled a senior police officer of $1,309 on the pretext of sending money to his close friend in the United States.
Nigeria will miss out of the World Athletics Relays, which starts in Silesia, Poland Saturday over visa issues, according to reports.
A foremost housing development advocacy group, Housing Development Advocacy Network (HDAN), has said the rising spate of insecurity in the country is hitting the real estate sector hard.
Washington, DC’s police department has confirmed its servers have been breached after hackers began leaking its data online, The New York Times reports. In a statement, the department confirmed it was aware of “unauthorized access on our server” and said it was working with the FBI to investigate the incident. The hacked data appears to include details on arrests and persons of interest.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved 10 additional international money transfer operators (IMTOs) to boost diaspora remittances.
The Ekiti state government has received 250 cows from the United States as part of a joint venture programme with Promasidor Group, a food and beverage company.
Reigning champions Brazil were drawn with 2016 runners-up Germany, the Ivory Coast and Saudi Arabia in the Tokyo Olympics men’s football group stages.
The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN), Nigeria’s primary wholesale development finance institution has announced the appointments of Mrs. Ijeoma Ozulumba and Mr. Kyari Abba Kyari as Executive Director and Independent Non-Executive Director respectively on the board of the Bank.
The Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the state will spend over N100 billion to construct the 37-kilometre rail mass transit red line project.
Nigeria’s Super Falcons dropped one spot in the latest FIFA rankings released by the world soccer governing body on Friday.
The Cross River Auditor-General and Acting Chairman State Internal Revenue Service (IRS), John Odey, has disclosed that henceforth governement would withhold salaries of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) who fail to meet their revenue targets.
Amidst growing crisis between the State of Israel and the State of Palestine, the Federal Government of Nigeria, has called on both sides to de-escalate hostilities.
A socio-political group, Rescue Nigeria Economy Project, says that the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, is being manipulated by the British Government on the repatriation of £4.2 million allegedly seized from Chief James Ibori, a former governor of Delta State.
The Save Enugu Youth Initiatives has commended the recent resolutions by the Southern Governors’ Forum, at Asaba in Delta State, where the governors recommended restructuring, state policing and the jettisoning of open grazing as panacea for the lingering insecurity across the federation.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has asked governors, politicians and political office holders to stop playing to the gallery and do the politically correct thing by channeling their thoughts and desires appropriately.
Manchester City forward Riyad Mahrez has stated his side will be aiming to be confirmed as Premier League champions by securing victory against Chelsea on Saturday game.
Tragedy struck Saturday night when the boat in which some villagers were travelling capsized, leading to the death of 15 passengers at Tijana in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume, has faulted the decision of southern governors to ban open grazing of cattle.
The Yoruba cultural activist, Mr. Sunday Igboho, has denied mocking Pastor Enoch Adeboye who lost his son recently, saying it was because the clergy man did not support Oduduwa Republic agitation.
The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the University, Abba Alkasum has formally unveiled the new identity of the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM) as Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University Makurdi (JSTUM).