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Ugandan Weightlifter To Face Fraud Charge Over Olympics Disappearance

A young Ugandan weightlifter who disappeared in Japan after failing to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics was charged Wednesday with conspiracy to defraud, his lawyer said....

Doping: CAF Bans Enyimba Captain, Augustine Oladapo For One Year

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has banned the Captain of Enyimba football club, Oladapo Augustine for a year over a doping violation. Announcing the ban via...

Gunmen abduct naval college students in Edo

Unknown gunmen have abducted several students of the Naval College of Engineering, Sapele, Delta State. The incident happened on Monday in Edo state while the students...

Ex-Imo Governor, Ohakim officially decamps to APC

After months of speculations, former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, has finally joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Ohakim, who was a staunch ally...

Supreme Court upholds Akeredolu’s victory

The Supreme Court has upheld the October 10, 2020 re-election of Rotimi Akeredolu as Governor of Ondo State. Akeredolu’s victory was affirmed after four of the seven...

US beat Nigeria’s D’Tigress in Olympic opener

Nigeria’s D’Tigress lost their first game against USA women’s basketball team at the Tokyo Olympics. The US team got off to a positive start with an 81-72 win over...

Philippines win first Olympic gold after almost 100-year attempt

Philippine weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz made history on Monday after winning the country’s first gold medal at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo as the country had been trying...

Tokyo Olympics: Moroccan boxer disqualified over attempt to bite opponent

Moroccan heavyweight boxer Youness Baalla attempted to bite David Nyika’s ear during his defeat to the New Zealander at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday. The 22-year-old...

CBN bans sales of forex to Bureau De Change operators

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has banned the sale of dollars to Bureau De Change operators (BDCs) in a bid to curb illegal financial flow in the country. Governor of...

CBN retains monetary policy rate at 11.5%

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced its decision to retain the monetary policy rate (MPR) at 11.5 percent. The decision was made by the bank’s monitory...