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WADA Lifts Russia’s Anti-Doping Ban

12 hours ago /
International News 

The world anti-doping agency, WADA on Thursday lifted a ban on Russia’s anti-doping agency, paving the way for Russian athletes to return to competition across all sports.

Okowa Congratulates Pinnick

12 hours ago /
Nation  Sports  

Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated, Amaju Pinnick on his re-election as president of the Nigeria football federation (NFF).

FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Moves A Step Up

12 hours ago /
Nation  Sports  

Nigeria has moved a step up in the latest FIFA ranking released this Thursday.

Dalung Seeks Robust Public/Private Partnership In Sports Development

12 hours ago /
Nation  Sports  

Nigeria’s minister of youth and sports development, Solomon Dalung has again reiterated his commitment to pay more attention to other sports other than football.

World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Anthony Joshua Faces Toughest Test Yet

12 hours ago /
International News  Sports  

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has described a return to London’s Wembley stadium for the latest defence of his title belts in front of a home crowd on Saturday as "a blessing".

Tambuwal Woos FCT PDP Delegates

12 hours ago /
Nation 

A presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal says technological advancement remains key to national development.

Atiku Inaugurates Campaign Committee

12 hours ago /
Nation 

A sixty member committee has been inaugurated to work for the nomination of Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party, PDP.

Osun Campaign Ends

12 hours ago /
Nation 

Campaigns for Saturday’s Osun governorship election are expected to end at midnight on Thursday.

Osun Election: INEC Distribute Sensitive Materials

12 hours ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has commenced the distribution of sensitive materials to all the thirty local government areas in Osun state for Saturday’s governorship election.

Osinbajo Charges The Media On Developmental Agenda Setting

12 hours ago /
Nation 

The broadcasting organizations of Nigeria held its seventieth general assembly in Abuja on Thursday with a charge to the media to brace up for the coverage challenges ahead of the 2019 general elections

Shiite Protest Disrupts Traffic, Business Activities In Abuja

12 hours ago /
Nation 

Business activities in the federal capital territory were substantially disrupted on Thursday as a result of traffic lock down on the major roads.

Amaju Pinnick Re-Elected NFF President

12 hours ago /
Nation 

Amaju Pinnick has made history as the first individual to be re-elected as president of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF.

Shedrack Madlion Dies

12 hours ago /
Nation 

The group managing director of safari 54 and a regular agricultural expert and analyst on AIT’S current affairs programmes, Kakaaki, Focus Nigeria and Moneyline, Shedrack Madlion is dead.

Convicted South African Fraudster Charged With Racist Rant

15 hours ago /

A convicted South African fraudster Kessie Nair has been arrested over a racist rant against the country's President Cyril Ramaphosa on social media.

Nigeria, Niger Republic Sign Security Pact

15 hours ago /
Nation 

Nigeria and Niger Republic have signed a memorandum of understanding on joint security operations along the Nigeria-Niger border regions, comprising the states of Sokoto, Zamfara and Katsina.

Civil Defence Corps Mobilizes Personnel For Osun Election

15 hours ago /
Nation 

The commandant general of the Nigeria security and civil defence corps Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu has directed a massive deployment of personnel, mobile surveillance vehicles and sniffer dogs for the Saturday’s Osun state governorship election.

Somalia Arrests Four Soldiers Over Death Of School Girl

15 hours ago /

Four soldiers have been arrested in Somalia after a nine-year-old schoolgirl was shot dead in the capital Mogadishu.

Borno Police Charges Politicians To Play By The Rules

15 hours ago /
Nation 

As political activities towards the 2019 general elections gear up across the country, politicians in Borno state have been asked to play by the rules.

North/South Korea Meeting Gives New Momentum To Denuclearization Negotiations

16 hours ago /
International News 

Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-In visited the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation on Thursday for a show of unity after their north-south summit gave new momentum to Pyongyang’s negotiations with Washington.

Buhari Appoints Amaechi As Campaign Organization D-G

16 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a campaign organization for his re-election in 2019 with Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi as Secretary/Director General.


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