FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: D’Tigers Advance To Second Round After Mali No-Show

Nigeria’s senior men’s national basketball team, D'Tigers have advanced to the second round of the FIBA African World Cup qualifiers with a game to spare after walking over Mali.

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Ekiti Election: INEC Calls For Speedy Prosecution Of Arrested ‘Vote-Buyers’ 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday called for the prosecution of all those arrested for vote-buying during the just-concluded Ekiti State governorship election.

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Buhari Returns To Abuja From Portugal

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after spending four days in Portugal on a state visit. He left Nigeria for Portugal on Tuesday and returned to Abuja on Saturday.

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Many Children Rescued From Ondo Church Premises

  Many children have been found in an apartment underneath a church in Ondo Town, Ondo State. The children are believed to have been kidnapped and held on the premises of the church which is in the Valentino area of Ondo Town. The Public Relations Officer of the Police Command in the state, Mrs. Funmilayo … Continue reading Many Children Rescued From Ondo Church Premises

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Fifth Seed Sakkari Shocked By Maria At Wimbledon

    Greek fifth seed Maria Sakkari was knocked out of Wimbledon on Friday, losing in straight sets to German world number 103 Tatjana Maria. The 34-year-old Maria, who only returned to the tour from maternity leave less than a year ago, won 6-3, 7-5 to reach the last 16 of a Slam for the … Continue reading Fifth Seed Sakkari Shocked By Maria At Wimbledon

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Biles, Denzel Washington, Steve Jobs Among Winners Of Top US Honor

    Gymnastics star Simone Biles, actor Denzel Washington and the late tech visionary Steve Jobs have been named as recipients of America’s highest civilian honor, the White House said Friday. President Joe Biden designated 17 Americans to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, three of them posthumous. The White House said the medal recognizes … Continue reading Biles, Denzel Washington, Steve Jobs Among Winners Of Top US Honor

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Tsitsipas Takes On Kyrgios In Wimbledon Blockbuster

    Stefanos Tsitsipas takes on Nick Kyrgios in a blockbuster clash at Wimbledon on Saturday, with the winner likely to be the main obstacle in Rafael Nadal’s path to the final. Fourth seed Tsitsipas is the only other top-10 player left in Nadal’s side of the draw, while fiery Australian Kyrgios is a match … Continue reading Tsitsipas Takes On Kyrgios In Wimbledon Blockbuster

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Allowing People To Bear Arms Can Lead To Anarchy, Zamfara PDP Warns Matawalle

The Zamfara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has opposed Governor Bello Matawalle’s directive to the people of the state to bear arms and defend themselves.

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Pope ‘Greatly Disappointed’ Over Cancelled Africa Visit

    Pope Francis has said he is “greatly disappointed” he cannot make a planned visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan on Saturday due to knee pain. The 85-year-old pontiff suffers chronic arthritis in his knee, according to Vatican sources, and has cancelled a string of events in recent months. “The … Continue reading Pope ‘Greatly Disappointed’ Over Cancelled Africa Visit

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Osinbajo Goes To Ghana For ECOWAS Summit

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has travelled to Ghana for the 61st Ordinary Session of the Authority of the  ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, which is scheduled to hold on Sunday. Professor Osinbajo left Nigeria on Saturday for Accra where he will be standing in for President Muhammadu Buhari at the summit. His spokesman, … Continue reading Osinbajo Goes To Ghana For ECOWAS Summit

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