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Eight-year-old Nigerian gymnast eyes Olympics

Nigeria, Aug. 17 -- An eight-year-old Nigerian girl who recently won gymnastics gold in Pretoria, South Africa, says her dream is to represent Nigeria in the Olympics and other gymnastic competitions ... Read More


Abuja homeowners lament demolition of houses without compensation after fatal flood

Nigeria, Aug. 17 -- The Director of Finance of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Tony Okecheme, was swept away by a flood in August at Galadimawa Roundabout, Abuja. The incident made headline ... Read More


NITDA, TETFUND to improve education in Nigerian institutions

Nigeria, Aug. 17 -- Nigeria's information and technology agency, NITDA, in collaboration with the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), are seeking to provide emerging technologies in tertiary inst... Read More


INTERVIEW: I'm 'extremely proud' of my early education in Nigeria - American university Chancellor

Nigeria, Aug. 17 -- Johnson Akinleye, Ph.D., became the 12th Chancellor of North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in 2017. NCCU is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) based in Durham,... Read More


Basketball: Paucity of funds threaten Nigeria's World Cup campaign

Nigeria, Aug. 17 -- Nigeria is at the risk of becoming the first country ever to qualify for the FIBA World Cup and fail to show up for the competition. According to the General Manager of D'Tigers, ... Read More


Want to put together a winning AFCON team? Here's the formula

Nigeria, Aug. 17 -- The African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament is the most important sporting event on the continent. It attracts media attention, sponsors and draws significant global viewership. ... Read More


Essebsi is Gone: Tunisia's young democracy faces its toughest test

Nigeria, Aug. 17 -- Tunisia has been popularly hailed as the only successful political transition to emerge from the wider Arab Spring movement. The culmination of this transition was the election of ... Read More


UNAIDS appoints new Executive Director

Nigeria, Aug. 17 -- Winnie Byanyima has been appointed as the new Executive Director of UNAIDS and will also double as the United Nations Under-Secretary-General. According to a press statement by th... Read More


INTERVIEW: Atlanta 96 Olympic win was turnaround for northern women -Garba Lawal

Nigeria, Aug. 17 -- The historic feat made by Nigeria at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games is still fresh in the minds of many even after over two decades. That feat etched Nigeria's name in the history... Read More


Who Is After The Head Of Service? By Femi Ajala

Nigeria, Aug. 17 -- Not a few Nigerians must be surprised by the unsettling news that Winifred Oyo-Ita, the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, is under investigation for alleged N3 billion fraud... Read More