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Tokyo 2020: Omotayo knocked out of men’s table tennis singles

  Olajide Omotayo on Saturday in Tokyo crashed out of the men’s table tennis singles event of the ongoing 2020 Olympic Games. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Omotayo was humiliated with 0-4 defeat by Tiago Apolonia of Portugal. Apolonia made light work of his performance as he thrashed Omotayo in four straight …

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You’re being watched, EFCC warns internet fraudsters, shady leaders

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has issued a stern warning to Internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo boys, and “shady leaders,” telling the mentioned parties that they are being monitored and will face due punishment. The anti-graft agency made the statement on Friday via its official Facebook account, writing that “EFCC will get …

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Turkey rejects UN Security Council criticism over Cyprus

  Turkey rejected UN Security Council criticism on Friday over its push for a two-state solution in Cyprus and plans to reopen a coastal resort emptied of its Greek Cypriot residents. Cyprus has been divided since 1974 when Turkey invaded in response to an abortive coup engineered by the then military junta in Athens that …

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Outrage as Abuja council slams N100,000 levy on firms using generators, machines

  Establishments in Abuja have lamented the N100, 000 emission permit levied on business operators by the Abuja Municipal Area Council for the emission of gas from generators and other heavy duty machines. They described the levy as outrageous and capable of sending them out of business. In a letter that has gone viral on …

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Rivers Angels depart for maiden CAF Women Champions League

A delegation of Rivers Angels Football Club of Port Harcourt has departed for Cote d’Ivoire, where they will feature in the maiden edition of the CAF Women Champions League.   Prior to departure yesterday, the team was hosted to a party, where they were assured of maximum support by the Rivers State government and the …

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Nigeria’s contingent to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Athletics

Oduduru Divine (Men’s 100m & 200m), Adegoke Enoch (Men’s 100m), Usheoritse Itsekiri (Men’s 100m), Enekwechi Chukwuebuka (Men’s Shotput), Okagbare Blessing (Women’s 100m & 200m, 4 x 100m Relay), Nwokocha Grace (Women’s 100m & 200m, 4 x 100m Relay), Amusan Tobi (Women’s 100m Hurdles), Ofili Favour (Women’s 200m, 4 x 100m Relay), Usoro Ruth (Women’s Long …

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DSS to produce detained Igboho’s aides in court on July 29

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to produce the 12 detained associates of Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, before it on July 29. Justice Obiora Egwuatu gave the order after Counsel to the applicants, Pelumi Olajengbesi, moved the ex-parte motion marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/647/2021 dated July …

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Airlines count losses, struggle over disrepair at Lagos, P/Harcourt airports

Despite a rebound in passenger traffic since flights resumed a year ago, scheduled airlines are struggling to cope with poor aviation infrastructure that has not seen repair or upgrade in several years.   Of major concern to local airlines are runways at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) in Lagos State and Port Harcourt International Airport …

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