Thursday, 18th August 2022
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Nigerian Athletics Championship

15 Jun
Six African Games and African Athletics Championship champions are due to compete in Benin next week for tickets to next month's World Athletics Championship in Oregon, USA, and the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK. Oludare Esan, the media head for the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, disclosed that the reigning African champions will be led by…
14 Jun
Chairman of the organising committee for the 2022 Nigerian Athletics Championship, Solomon Ogba, says the event will be staged to match the rising profile of track and field in Nigeria. A number of Nigerian athletes have attained world-class status between last year and now and Ogba is confident the glory days are back for the…


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An Indian gang operated a fake police station from a hotel for eight months where they dressed up as officers and are believed to have extorted money from hundreds of people, an official said Thursday.
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Sri Lanka police fired tear gas and water cannon on a small protest Thursday to break up the first demonstration since the crisis-hit island nation lifted a state of emergency.
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The authorities of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) have distanced the agency from alleged scams in petrol subsidies running into trillions of naira in the country. FIRS Executive Chairman, Mr Mohammed Nami who appeared before the Ibrahim Al-Mustapha Aliyu-led Adhoc Committee probing into the petroleum subsidy regime explained that the role of his outfit…
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The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State did not stop the sit-at-home order in the state. It said Uzodinma could not stop the sit-at-home order because he did not initiate it. Emma Powerful, the spokesperson of IPOB, said the group cancelled the sit-at-home order on the advice…
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Efforts to end open defecation in Nigeria by 2025 received a boost, Wednesday, with the approval of measures to accelerate access to Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) by the Clean Nigeria Steering Committee headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. A meeting of the committee presided over by Prof Osinbajo virtually, approved prayers contained in the…