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China claims first victory in men’s curling worlds

China edged Denmark 6-5 in the 10th round for its first win at the ongoing world men's curling championship held in Calgary on Monday. Although when the Chinese players took to the court later...

Tiger Woods back home and recovering after car accident

Golfer Tiger Woods said on Tuesday he is back home and continuing his recovery after suffering severe leg injuries in a car accident last month. “Happy to report that I am back home continuing...

Wolves goalkeeper awake, talking after head injury in defeat to Liverpool

Rui Patricio was awake and talking after being knocked out in Wolves’ 1-0 defeat to Liverpool, club manager Nuno Espirito Santo has confirmed. The goalkeeper needed 14 minutes of treatment on the pitch following...

2021 CHAN: It’s hosts Cameroon vs holders Morocco, Mali vs Guinea for places in the final

Hosts Cameroon will face a tough hurdle against defending champions Morocco when they lock horns in the African Nations Championship (CHAN), semifinal on Wednesday at Limbe Omnisport Stadium. Cameroon brushed aside two-time champions DR...

Thomas Tuchel sacked by Paris Saint-Germain

Thomas Tuchel has been sacked by Paris Saint-Germain, according to Sky Germany. Tuchel joined the club at the beginning of the 2018-19 season, winning back-to-back league titles as well as the Coupe de France...

Nigeria drop to 35 in latest FIFA rankings

Nigeria dropped down to 35th position in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world rankings following a lacklustre display in November that saw them end the year without a win. The rankings released by the world...

FIFA bans CAF president Ahmad for five years

World football governing body, FIFA has banned Ahmad Ahmad, president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), for five years. This decision was made by...

Spain hammer Germany 6-0 to reach UEFA Nations League final four

Spain forward Ferran Torres scored a first career hat-trick as his side crushed helpless Germany 6-0 at home on Tuesday to storm into the final four of the UEFA Nations League. Goals from Alvaro Morata, Ferran and Rodri gave Luis...

2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Fixtures for Day 4 matches on Tuesday

The following are the fixtures for Day 4 of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches to be played on Tuesday. The finals will now be played in Cameroon in 2022. Group A Namibia v Mali Group C Sudan v Ghana Group...

Rivers United win Gov. Wike pre-season football tournament

Rivers United Football Club on Sunday defeated Bayelsa United FC 6-5 after penalty kicks to win the Gov. Nyesom Wike Pre-Season Football Tournament in Port Harcourt. In the tournament’s final match at the Sharks FC Stadium, the game ended 1-1...
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China lifts 770 million rural people out of poverty

More than 770 million of China's rural population living below the current poverty line have been raised...
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Facility upgrade begins in Oro General Hospital soon, says Kwara Gov

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State would commence the upgrade and equipping of the Oro General Hospital in Irepodun...

Why price of cement is high in Nigeria -Dangote

The management of Dangote Cement Plc. says a bag of cement from its factories and plants in Obajana and Gboko  N2,450, and...

Ondo Govt Petitions Police Over Former Deputy’s Refusal to Return Govt Vehicles

The Ondo State Government, on Tuesday, petitioned the state Commissioner of Police, Salami Bolaji, over the refusal of the former deputy governor,...

House of Reps adjourns to honor late members

The House of Representatives on Tuesday adjourned plenary for seven legislative days in honour of two of their colleagues’ who died during...