Wednesday, 20th October 2021
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19 Aug
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has said that International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in the Niger Delta region were indebted to the Niger Delta Development Commission....
8 Aug
The Tokyo 2020 Games were declared closed on Sunday by IOC chief Thomas Bach, who said it had been the "most challenging Olympic journey" after a year's pandemic delay and threats...
30 Jul
IOC chief Thomas Bach said US superstar Simone Biles had shown "Olympic spirit at its best" on Friday by cheering on her fellow gymnasts despite being sidelined with mental problems in Tokyo.
21 Jul
Protection is considered paramount for the hosts at any Olympics, but Tokyo 2020 organisers are going to new lengths in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
24 May
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has confirmed that it has agreed to take up an International Olympic Committee (IOC) offer of Pfizer-BioNTech dose of the vaccine, reports
15 Mar
World body to donate medicals to NOC Although the Federal Government has settled for AstraZeneca vaccine as the choice jab for the country, Nigerian athletes billed for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games may be forced to take only the shot recommended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) at the weekend…
5 Mar
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Thursday advocated that the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), currently before the National Assembly
29 Jan
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has stated that relocating the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games to another city “is not possible” following reports that Florida has offered to host if Tokyo backs out due to the coronavirus pandemic.
12 Jan
As Team Nigeria prepares for this year’s Tokyo Olympics in Japan, the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has disclosed that the International Olympics Committee (IOC) has assured participating countries that the COVID-19 vaccines...
8 Sep 2020
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President, John Coates, has revealed that the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics slated for next summer “will take place with or without COVID-19,” reports Although details are still to be ironed out over spectators and whether there will be limited attendance, Coates also forecasts that the 2020 Tokyo Games will be…
23 Jul 2020
President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Habu Gumel, has clarified that the committee was yet to receive any money from the International Olympic Committee (IOC)
21 Jul 2020
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) will meet tomorrow to decide on the modalities for the disbursement of the $800 million palliatives, which the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has earmarked for its member associations, officials of the body have disclosed.


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The Taliban agreed Wednesday to work with Russia, China and Iran on regional security after the Kremlin warned of emerging Islamic State and drug-trafficking threats in the wake of the hardline group's takeover in Afghanistan.
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The Police Command in Niger on Wednesday confirmed the abduction of thirteen passengers by gunmen at Konar Barau village of Rafi Local Government Area of the state.
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By Laetitia Badolo OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 19 October 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-  Access to water and sanitation remains a luxury for most people in Africa. African parliamentarians are ensuring that this luxury effectively became what it really is, a basic human right. The biggest hindrance to improving water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in Africa is the absence of…
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The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Wednesday announced a six-hour planned outage in some communities in Badagry, Lagos State.
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First things first, writing about politics, its abracadabra, its luggage and attendant baggage, is not what I do (as one left that forte years ago.) And the primary reason for not writing about Nigerian, African or global politics is that as any noteworthy writer and strategic thinker who is worth his or her salt would…