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Ryan Lochte has been suspended until July 2019 by the US Anti-Doping Agency. Michael Sohn-AP

Nathan Adrian: Ryan Lochte ban shows US tough on doping

Ryan Lochte's 14-month ban for use of a prohibited intravenous infusion was the right call, US swimming stars said Tuesday, they just hope athletes in other countries are being held to similarly high standards.

Meldonium, drug at centre of Maria Sharapova, Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky controversies

Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been accused of doping at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. A source says the case involves meldonium.

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Omoyele Sowore

Sowore’s presidential campaign fund-raiser nets $97,226 of $2m goal

The political fund-raiser inaugurated on GoFundMe by the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has generated $97, 226 out of the $2m mark.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Femi Adesina: Muhammadu Buhari would rather lose than rig 2019 elections

Femi Adesina says President Muhammadu Buhari would rather lose the 2019 presidential election than rig it.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF reiterates commitment to survival of Nigerian children

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it will continue to support federal and state governments towards ensuring the survival and development of children in Nigeria.

NCC urges central bank to put telecoms on forex priority list

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stressed the need for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to accommodate telecoms service providers on its forex priority list to reduce the risk of forex fluctuation and access being experienced by the operators.

Police: We won’t tolerate violence and intimidation by politicians, supporters

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has declared that the Police will not tolerate any form of political thuggery, intimidation, demonstration of violent conducts by politicians or their supporters.