Category Archives: Breaking

Yobo Mourns Young Nigerian-Azerbaijan Based Footballer Michael Umanyika

  Former Super Eagles’ captain, Joseph Yobo has issued a rallying call to the Nigeria U23 team, dubbed Dream Team VI to keep their feet on the ground ahead Wednesday’s Olympics clash against Hrubesch Horst’s German team. “Best wishes to Coach Siasia’s boys as they take on #Germany tomorrow. Go for Gold.#NGR #Rio 2016 Dream Team VI,”…

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#Rio2016: Nigeria’s Ejowvokoghene Oduduru Finishes Second After Usain Bolt In Men’s 200M Heats

This is a proud moment for Nigeria. Ejowvokoghene Oduduru came a close second to world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt in the 200m Heat 9 at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Oduduru finished in a personal record time of 20.34s while Bolt finished in 20.28s. The feat means he’ll be advancing to the semi-finals which takes…

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Photos: Gov. Ambode Commissions First State-Owned Helipad For Medical Emergency In Nigeria

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday commissioned the first state-owned Helipad for medical emergencies in Nigeria at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH),Ikeja, adding that the upgrading of the 247-bed and five Theatre Suits for pregnant women, popularly called Ayinke House, would be ready for use by 2017. Governor Ambode, who…

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Photos: Wole Soyinka Meets With President Muhammadu Buhari Behind Closed Door At Aso Rock

Nobel  laureate,Wole Soyinka, today met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja.  The meeting held behind closed doors, lasted about an hour inside the President’s office. Soyinka arrived at the presidential villa alongside public relations expert, Dr. Yomi Ogunbiyi. Speaking to journalists after the meeting, Mr. Soyinka said he had come to “discuss…

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11 Soldiers Dead, 1 Missing, 2 Critically Injured Following Attack By Gun Runners & Armed Bandits

  Not less than 11 soldiers and airmen have been killed following an unprovoked attack by gun runners and armed bandits inBosso Local Government Area, Niger State. Below is a statement released on the official website of the Nigerian Army and signed by Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman. “Following covert surveillance…

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