World anti-Doping body investigates Nigerian teenager

World anti-Doping body investigates Nigerian teenager

A Nigerian teenage ‘Weightlifter' has failed a drugs test at the ongoing events in Glasgow city – the United Kingdom, sources said Wednesday.Sir Craig Reedie, President of the World ...

Nigeria denies offering $66,000 to abducted girls’ parents

Nigeria denies offering $66,000 to abducted girls’ parents

The Nigerian government has denied giving the sum of N100 million (about $66,000) to parents of the abducted schoolgirls, who met President Goodluck Jonathan on July 22 at the ...

Liberian ministry shut down indefinitely over Ebola death

Liberian ministry shut down indefinitely over Ebola death

The Minister of Education, Etmonia David Tarpeh, has ordered the indefinite closure of the ministry after a senior official who was at work on Monday had left the office vomiting ...

Egypt : three killed in car-bomb attack

Egypt : three killed in car-bomb attack

Three people were killed Wednesday during a car bomb attack in the Djiza province not far from the Egyptian capital, Cairo, security sources confirmed.The victims are believed to be ...

Women group sues British Airways over ‘sex offence

Women group sues British Airways over ‘sex offence

A group of women; who claimed to be ‘sex victims' of "pervert pilot" of the British Airways have launched a law suit against the airline seeking for damages over various sexual ...

Another Nigerian female bomber kills 2 graduates

Another Nigerian female bomber kills 2 graduates

A female suicide bomber on Wednesday, for the fourth day since Sunday, blew herself up along with some graduates of Kano State Polytechnic.The bomber was said to have ran into a ...

Malian government, rebels discuss ceasefire plan

Malian government, rebels discuss ceasefire plan

The Malian government and the armed groups are due to meet Wednesday and discuss ways of implementing their ceasefire agreement signed last week in Algiers, Algeria.The meeting is ...

World anti-Doping body investigates Nigerian teenager

A Nigerian teenage ‘Weightlifter' has failed a drugs test at the ongoing events in Glasgow city – the United Kingdom, sources said Wednesday.Sir Craig Reedie, President of the World Anti Doping Agency, expressed regrets that someone so young should have failed a test. He said the anti-doping organization has stepped up an investigation to establish how the Nigerian teenager was given access to drugs. The ...

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Nigeria denies offering $66,000 to abducted girls’ parents

The Nigerian government has denied giving the sum of N100 million (about $66,000) to parents of the abducted schoolgirls, who met President Goodluck Jonathan on July 22 at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.The Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, said in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja that the government only took care of the parents' accommodation and ...

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Liberian ministry shut down indefinitely over Ebola death

The Minister of Education, Etmonia David Tarpeh, has ordered the indefinite closure of the ministry after a senior official who was at work on Monday had left the office vomiting and died later.Mr. Henry Kamara, 40 who was assigned at the procurement division of the ministry died Monday night at his residence in the Monrovia suburb of Barnersville from uninterrupted running stomach after returning home from ...

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Egypt : three killed in car-bomb attack

Three people were killed Wednesday during a car bomb attack in the Djiza province not far from the Egyptian capital, Cairo, security sources confirmed.The victims are believed to be terrorists established in the Shourava village located in the town of Saff. Security teams have been rushed to the incident scene to take samples from the three corpses in a bid to ascertain the identities of the victims. ...

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Women group sues British Airways over ‘sex offence

A group of women; who claimed to be ‘sex victims' of "pervert pilot" of the British Airways have launched a law suit against the airline seeking for damages over various sexual assaults during their official trip to Africa.The alleged victims; including children – some as young as eight – claimed they were among up to 50 assaulted by First Officer Simon Wood at schools and orphanages in Africa. ...

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Another Nigerian female bomber kills 2 graduates

A female suicide bomber on Wednesday, for the fourth day since Sunday, blew herself up along with some graduates of Kano State Polytechnic.The bomber was said to have ran into a group of graduates of the polytechnic checking their National Youth Service Corps postings and detonated the bomb. Kano State Police Commissioner confirmed that two of the graduates died along with the bomber while eight were ...

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Malian government, rebels discuss ceasefire plan

The Malian government and the armed groups are due to meet Wednesday and discuss ways of implementing their ceasefire agreement signed last week in Algiers, Algeria.The meeting is being hosted in Gao, Mali's largest northern city under the supervision of the United Nations Mission for the Stabilization of the country (MINUSMA)'s Deputy Head, David Gressly. According to Moussa Mara, the Malian Prime minister, ...

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Boko Haram blows up inter-state bridge

The Boko Haram insurgents have blown up a bridge linking the communities in Nigeria's north-eastern states of Adamawa, Borno and Gombe, sources said Wednesday.Nigeria's Sun newspaper report on Wednesday said that the insurgents attacked a remote community in Yobe State, killing no fewer than eight people. The report said that the gunmen attacked Kartako in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State, about ...

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Netball, cricket added to Mandela Sports Day activities

South African sports and culture authorities have added netball and cricket to next month's edition of the Nelson Mandela Sports and Culture Day, sources said here. Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula said: “We will once again honour the iconic Nelson Mandela through the Nelson Mandela Sports and Culture Day, which will take place in August.� According to Mbalula, “for the first time this ...

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SA park officials root for team work to beat rhino poaching

Strong partnerships between different role players in and around South Africa's Kruger National Park (KNP) remained the only key to defeating the rhino poaching, the park's managers have said.According to the South African National Parks (SANParks), communities living close to the KNP should collaborate with them to help eradicate the scourge of rhino poaching ravaging the park. Since the beginning of the ...

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