Flooding: 600 died, 1.3m people displaced, says UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund has said that according government data no fewer than 600 persons died and 1.3million rendered homeless as a result of the September/October floods across 34 states of the country . Chief of UNICEF Field Office, Enugu, Mrs Juliet Chiluwe, stated this on Saturday, during an official handover of supplies for […]

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Rossi defeats Lisin to be elected new ISSF President

Italy’s Luciano Rossi has defeated Russian oligarch Vladimir Lisin by 136 votes to 127 to be elected as the new President of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF). The 69-year-old Rossi, beaten by billionaire Lisin four years ago, polled 51.71 per cent of the vote at Egyptian resort Sharm El-Sheikh. It followed a bitter election […]

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Anambra Police Arrest Kidnap kingpin After 7 Years Of Manhunt.

Anambra Police Command finally arrested a kidnap kingpin who has been on the run since 2015 he had been declared wanted. The suspect whose names were given as Mathew Edozieuno Nwankwo was a member of a notorious kidnap gang that had been terrorizing the state during the regime of Governor Willie Obiano, fled from the […]

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Lagos SWAN congratulates Solaja over AIPS, FIFA honour

A statement signed by Oni Afolabi, Assistant Secretary, Lagos SWAN said the entire Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (Lagos State chapter) has congratulated one of its own, Kunle Solaja who was recently honoured by the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) in conjunction with the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA). Solaja who has covered nine […]

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APGA: Court orders Edozie Njoku to be remanded in Suleija prison

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Bwari, presided over by Justice M.A. Madugu, has directed that Edozie Njoku be remanded in Suleija Prison immediately. The judge gave the order during a resumed hearing on Monday after listening to the arguments from counsel for the Inspector General of Police and the accused […]

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Anambra: You lied, Education Commissioner tells NYSC over 63% corps teachers claim

The Anambra State Commissioner for Education, Prof. Ngozi Chuma-Udeh, has faulted the claim by the National Youths Service Corps that 63 per cent of teachers in the state are corps members. Chuma-Udeh described the statement as false, challenging the NYSC to provide data to prove the claim. The state Coordinator of the NYSC, Mrs Blessed […]

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Commanders coach Ron Rivera wants one of those big hats

Following his first 100-yard game in his professional career in Sunday’s victory over the Atlanta Falcons, Washington Commanders running back Brian Robinson Jr. was the talk of NFL Twitter. Robinson’s two runs in which he ran over and through Atlanta defenders were not, however, what made him the talk of NFL Twitter. It turns out […]

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