Category Archives: Breaking

Nigerian Athlete, Blessing Okagbare Wins Gold In Women’s 100M Race At The Commonwealth Games

Bringing home the Gold… Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare sensationally became the Commonwealth Games champion last night when she ran 10.85 seconds to beat the pack that included Jamaican duo of Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart who took the silver and bronze in 11.03 and 11.07 respectively, reports Vanguard. On the stands cheering was Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan…

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Federal Government Assures Citizens Of Its Efforts To Control & Avert The Outbreak Of Ebola Virus

Measures are being taken to prevent the spread of the fast spreading disease. Business Day reports that the Federal Government over the weekend assured on its readiness to avert the outbreak of the Ebola disease which recorded a case in Lagos recently from a Liberian air traveller. Onyebuchi Chukwu, the minister of health, tasked Nigerians…

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Nigeria Wins 6 Medals From Weightlifting At The Commonwealth Games

The rise and rise of ‘team Nigeria’ According to Vanguard, Oluwatoyin Adesanmi won another gold medal for Nigeria at the Commonwealth Games in the women’s 63kg weightlifting yesterday, July 27 2014. The African championship silver medallist pushed Commonwealth No.1 and compatriot Obioma Okoli into the silver position. India’s Punam Yadav, the youngest lifter at 19,…

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Mark Jelks And Blessing Okagbare Make Nigeria Proud At The Commonwealth Games

Nigeria is definitely doing great at the Commonwealth Games. Nigerian athletes started on a good note on Sunday as they booked semi-final tickets at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. According to Punch,reigning Nigeria champion Mark Jelks in Heat 3 in 10.28 seconds to qualify for the semi-finals which hold on Monday. Jelks went into…

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“If Buhari Was Killed, There Would Have Been Major Crisis” – President Goodluck Jonathan

Buhari’s aides were reported to have sustained injuries during the bomb blast… According to African Spotlight, President Goodluck Jonathan, on Sunday, said if those who planned to kill General Muhammadu Buhari and the frontline Islamic scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi, had succeeded, there would have been no Sallah celebration. The president also described those who planned…

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Police Alert: Another Bomb Blast Rips Through Kano This Morning

The blasts are becoming overwhelming… Reports about another bomb blast recorded in Kano State just this morning is making the rounds. The Nigeria Police alerted the public about this on social media platform, twitter. The bombing took place at the NNPC mega station, Hotoro quarters along Maiduguri road, Kano. The Police have advised citizens to…

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Boko Haram: Five Persons Killed In Kano Bomb Blast, Prompting The Cancellation Of Eid Festivities

The bombings take a toll on the Muslim festivities. According to Yahoo Nigeria’s northern city of Kano on Sunday cancelled celebrations to mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan after two bomb attacks blamed on the Islamist group Boko Haram. At least five people were killed and eight were injured in a bomb…

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Nigerian 17-Year-Old, Chika Amalaha Brings Home First Gold At The Commonwealth Games

This is Nigeria’s first Gold at the Games. The Minister of Sports, Mr Tammy Danagogo on Saturday in Glasgow, Scotland, expressed satisfaction with the performance of Team Nigeria athletes at ongoing Commonwealth Games. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Nigerian weightlifter; Nkechi Opara won bronze on the first day of events in the…

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