…Becomes first Nigerian woman to finish 100m freestyle in under a minute Before 28 July 2021, no Nigerian woman had ever gone under a minute in the women’s 100m freestyle event. That is no longer the case after Abiola Ogunbanwo, on Wednesday at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, won Heat 1 of her favourite event in…
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An avalanche Sunday on a snow-capped Ecuadoran volcano, the highest peak in the country, killed at least three climbers and left three others missing, officials reported. The avalanche struck a group of 16 mountaineers while at an altitude of 6,100 meters (20,000 feet) on the dormant Chimborazo volcano, according to responders. "There are three missing…
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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has picked six federal universities for the Sustainable Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards Enhancement (SPESSE) Project.
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The Turkish lira dropped to record lows on Monday after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the weekend ordered the expulsion of the ambassadors of 10 countries, including Germany and the United States.
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US Actor James Michael Tyler popularly known for his role in the sitcom Friends has passed away at age 59. His manager Toni Benson in a statement to TMZ confirming his death revealed that the actor had died of prostate cancer in his home. Tyler had been diagnosed in September 2018 and, after his diagnosis, shared…
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A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sold for nearly $1.5 million on Sunday, setting a record price at auction for game-worn footwear, Sotheby's said.