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Blessing Okagbare Wins Gold, Smashes Record In Morocco

4 years ago /
Sports  

Nigerian runner Blessing Okagbare is continuing her hot winning streak as she wins the women’s 100m event at the ongoing 2014 African Athletics Championship in Marrakech, Morocco.

Russia 'Aid' Convoy Heads For Ukraine

4 years ago /
International News  Security 

A convoy of 280 trucks that Russia says is carrying humanitarian aid has set out for Ukraine amid western warnings to the Kremlin against using help as a pretext for invasion.

16 Female Suicide Bombers Arrested with Master Trainer

4 years ago /
Security 

The Joint Task Force (JFT) in Kano has arrested a man suspected to be a trainer of the Boko Haram suicide bombers with 16 females along who were reportedly being trained from the suicide operations.      

Panic As Passenger Dies At Lagos Airport

4 years ago /
Health  Transport  

The was fear and panic at the Lagos international airport when an intending passenger collapsed and died Monday while waiting to collect the Yellow Card from Port Health Officials at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

Didier Drogba Out For Six Months

4 years ago /
Sports  

Didier Drogba could reportedly face between four and six months on the sidelines after suffering an ankle injury in Chelsea’s pre-season friendly against Ferencvaros on Sunday.  

Game Of Thrones Actor Dies Four Days Into Filming

4 years ago /
Entertainment 

JJ Murphy, an actor who was set to join the "Game of Thrones" cast, died Aug. 8, his agent said. He was 86.  

Islamists Sought To Turn Lebanon Into Iraq: Army Chief

4 years ago /
International News 

Islamic State insurgents who seized a Lebanese border town this month planned to turn Lebanon into another Iraq by unleashing sectarian war between Sunnis and Shi'ites that would have endangered the nation's very existence, the army commander said.

Robin Williams Dies Of Suspected Suicide At 63

4 years ago /
Entertainment 

Robin Williams, who died Monday at age 63, harnessed his zany comic persona to become one of Hollywood's most celebrated and bankable movie stars.    

WAEC Releases May/June 2014 Result

4 years ago /
Education 

The West Africa Examination Council, WAEC has released its May/June 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results, recording mass failure in Mathematics and English Language.

Australian Prime Minister Condemns Image Of Severed Head

4 years ago /
International News 

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has voiced strong condemnation after an image emerged showing a boy, reportedly the son of an Australian ex-terror convict, holding a Syrian’s severed head

Venezuela To Close Its Border With Colombia Every Night

4 years ago /
International News 

Venezuela says it will close its border with Colombia at night this Monday, to try to stop large-scale smuggling of petrol and food.

Gaza Conflict: Israel, Hamas Agree New 3-Day Ceasefire

4 years ago /
International News 

A fresh three-day ceasefire agreed between Israel and Palestinian faction Hamas in Gaza starts this Monday.

Hurricane Bertha To Travel Across UK

4 years ago /
International News 

Parts of England and Scotland are continuing to be affected by high winds and rain brought by the remnants of what was hurricane bertha.

Artillery Shell Hits Prison In Donetsk, 106 Prisoners Escape

4 years ago /
International News 

An artillery shell landed in a high-security prison in the city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, sparking a riot in which 106 inmates escaped according to local officials.

Iraqi Court Backs PM, Nouri Maliki In Row With President

4 years ago /
International News 

A top Iraqi court has ruled that Prime Minister Nouri Maliki's bloc is the largest in parliament, in a boost to his bid to stay on for third term.    

Iran Bans Contraceptive To Boost Population Growth

4 years ago /
International News 

Iran parliament has voted to ban permanent forms of contraception, the state news agency IRNA reported, endorsing the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's call for more babies to be born.

American Doctor, Kent Brantly, Infected With Ebola Says He Is Growing Stronger

4 years ago /
International News 

Dr. Kent Brantly, one of the two Americans who contracted Ebola in Africa and are being treated in an Atlanta hospital, said Friday that he is “growing stronger every day.”

National Conference: Delegates Reconvene Today

4 years ago /

The National Conference will resume on Monday the 11th as delegates reconvene to consider the final report of the conference.

Germany Striker Miroslav Klose Retires From International Football

4 years ago /
Sports  

Veteran Germany striker Miroslav Klose has called time on his international career at the age of 36, with the iconic forward having become the all-time World Cup top scorer in Brazil earlier this year

Man City Sign Porto Defender, Eliaquim Mangala For £32m

4 years ago /
Sports  

Manchester City are delighted to announce the signing of Eliaquim Mangala from FC Porto.