Author: Taiwo Adediran

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The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has confirmed that it has received in full a payment it mistakenly lodged into the account of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). A spokesperson for the IAAF confirmed receipt of the sixty-five thousand dollars which had been outstanding. The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) owed the IAAF […]

Tammy Abraham scored his tenth Premier League as Chelsea climbed to second position in the Premier League following a two-nil win over Crystal Palace at the Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Chelsea have now won six consecutive league games, with their last defeat coming in the home clash against Liverpool in September. The Blues last won […]

Ecobankmobile has announced its partnership with the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2019 slated for Lagos Nigeria from the twentieth to the twenty-third of November. AFRIMA, Africa’s most glamorous music event, is an annual celebration of African talents from all regions of the continent. The Lagos Awards which is the 6th edition has as its […]

Zimbabwe has fired more than 200 public sector doctors who have been on strike for more than two months demanding better pay to protect them from soaring inflation.   The doctors were dismissed after disciplinary hearings held in their absence, as President  Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government takes a hard line against a restive labour force.   […]

Five candidates, including two former prime ministers under deposed president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, have been selected to run in Algeria’s December presidential poll, the country’s constitutional council confirmed Saturday. Twenty-three candidates had registered for the election which comes as Algeria has been mired in months of street protests demanding an overhaul of the entire political system. […]

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kwara State Command, has intercepted a group of vandals at Alase Community behind University of Ilorin teaching hospital, when they were vandalizing product suspected to be Petroleum product from the pipeline. In a statement released by the NSCDC and signed by the public relation officer, DSC Ayeni Olasunkanmi, […]

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has announced that the Federal Government will soon award a fifty-eight billion naira contract for the Bida-Sachi-Patigi Road and the Napenko Bridge along that road, which links Kwara with two other states, Niger and Kogi. The minister made the disclosure today at the celebration of the […]

President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, today felicitated with Muslim faithful on the commemoration of the Eid-el-Maulud, a statement from his spokesperson, Ola Awoniyi said. Lawan, in his goodwill message, urged Muslims and Nigerians in general to imbibe the virtues of peace, tolerance, justice and love for one another as exemplified by Prophet Muhammad (SAW). […]

Telecom operators have warned that some regions in the country will experience communication disruptions due to the restrictions of trucks supplying diesel to transceiver base stations close to the border area. The operators, who are members of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria, precisely said by midday today, hub sites in Calabar area […]

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq, has advised law enforcement agents to stop desecrating the judiciary. Ojukwu made the appeal while reacting to the alleged refusal of officials of the Department of state services to release on bail the social campaigner Sowore after the order of his release by […]


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