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5 Oct 2019
Team Nigeria’s poor run at the on-going 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha continued yesterday, as the relay teams failed to advance beyond the first round.
30 Aug 2019
After dumping Team Nigeria at the on-going Africa Games in Morocco, former Commonwealth Games double sprint champion, Blessing Okagbare could not achieve her aim in the 200m final at the Weltklasse IAAF Diamond League in Zurich, Switzerland, yesterday.
27 May 2019
I am in Jamaica, as a guest of the government here, and also for some of my projects in girls’ education. Like many other countries in parts of Africa, they have some social challenges - teenage pregnancy, poverty, some crime etc. I had to say these things, because these are real, and it’s what I have seen. But if I were a news reporter, that's what all my story would be about. But I'm not a news reporter. I am a girl, a filmmaker, an education advocate, a youth, and I say things as I see them.
12 May 2019
Wah gwaan bredrin, everyting ire? Ever heard the word “red eboe” in Jamaica? Your suspicion is true. “Red eboe” was used to refer to the Igbo slaves in Jamaica because of their light skin. Jamaica witnessed the influx of the Igbo race between 1790 and 1809, a time when the British had just passed the…
12 May 2019
Zuriel Elise Oduwole is an amazing 14-year-old female education advocate and filmmaker. She is among people in the forefront of the campaign for the African girl’s rights and girl child education.
2 Dec 2018
A development that can be described as historically significant took place recently when the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) based in Kingston, Jamaica signed a series of Memoranda of Understanding with Nigerian educational institutions that will enhance cooperation between the Caribbean institution and Nigeria’s educational sector. The initiative, which received the support of the Nigerian Government…
10 Nov 2018
Anthony Joshua showed off his ever-imposing physique while on holiday in Jamaica as he continues to soak up the sun during his brief hiatus away from the ring. The IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champions of the world overcame his most recent challenge back in September when he felled Alexander Povetkin in the seventh round…
9 Aug 2018
Determined to equip Nigerian doctors, other health workers and people living with diabetes with basic knowledge and skills on diabetes care and to stem the steady increase of diabetes foot, a major complication of diabetes mellitus, in the country, Rainbow Specialist Medical Centre, a private hospital with focus on the management of diabetes and other…
12 Apr 2018
Sprint legend Usain Bolt on Thursday accused fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake of "panicking" in the Commonwealth Games 100 metres final -- and can't wait to tease him about it.
17 Sep 2017
In July of this year, my younger brother, Raphael Douglas Barrett (Rae), Grenadian-born resident of Jamaica, travelled to Nigeria.
25 Jul 2017
Sprint superstar Usain Bolt is one of three Rio Olympic gold medalists leading a 59-strong Jamaican team named Monday for next month's athletics World Championships in London.
9 Jun 2017
Usain Bolt has no regrets as he prepares to hang up his spikes in August and says he is looking forward to watching the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as a spectator.

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