Warri, Ozoro, Ugheli and its environs are already bubbling as athletes are already trooping in into Delta State for the 2017 Warri Relays &CAA Grand Prix.
The 2017 Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix which is fixed for Tuesday, July 18 at the Delta State Polytechnic Stadium, Ozoro.

Roger Federer made history on Sunday after becoming the first man to win Wimbledon Open a record eighth times following his straight set 6-3 6-1 6-4 win over Croatian Marin Cilic in the men’s final.
The Swiss had earlier triumphed in the revered grand slam in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2012 before his latest win on Sunday.

All is now set for the Cowbell Football Academy (CFA) 2017 Summer Camp.
The CFA, which holds for a duration of three weeks, from July 23 to August 12, enlists the proficiencies of renowned and experienced coaches and trainers to transmit adequate skills and knowledge to the children.

Following Senate’s stance against the executive’s position that all categories of nominees are not mandatory to be sent for confirmation, the Presidency has opted for the Supreme Court to seek interpretation of Section 171 of the Constitution, upon which it relied in stating that certain federal appointments should not require the confirmation of the Senate.

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on Friday declared that the unity of Nigeria as a country is an issue that must be debated so as to address the lingering complains of marginalisation by citizens.

A member of the House of Representatives, Abdullahi Wammako, is dead.

Wamakko was representing Kware/Wammako federal constituency of Sokoto State.

He died at the National hospital after a brief illness, according to the spokesman of the House, Abdulrazak Namdas.

“We just got the information that we lost Abdullahi Wammako from Sokoto,” said Namdas.


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Afro Basket 2017: NBBF names 22-man preliminary squad

The Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, has named a preliminary list of 22 players for the 2017 Afro basket for women scheduled to hold in Bamako, Mali from August 18 to 27, 2017.

Blazer: Heart of football scandal, dies at 72

Chuck Blazer, whose enforced and self-incriminating admissions lifted the lid on the scandal-wracked excesses within FIFA’s leadership, has died at 72 after a long battle with cancer.

Niger Delta youths task NNPC on implementation of palliatives by FG

Niger Delta youth leaders have urged the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to implement the palliatives pledged by Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, during his tour to the region.

Warri Relays-CAA Grand Prix: Montsho leads Team Botswana

FORMER world champion in 400m, Amantle Montsho, will be participating in the 2017 edition of the Warri Relays/CAA Grand Prix according to a statement by the Meet Media Director, Olukayode Thomas.

Joining Montsho from Botswana, are the country’s male and female 4x400m team.

Yobe govt employs 500 health workers from Egypt, Nigeria

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu

Delays ahead: Heat waves to disrupt air travel

By USA Today

As if air travel wasn't already stressful enough.
Just last month, American Airlines was forced to cancel dozens of flights from Phoenix when temperatures of nearly 120 degrees made it too hot for smaller jets to take off.

Customs impounds N11.6m used tyres, arrests 15 suspects

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone 'A' of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has impounded over 2,149 pieces of used tyres.
The used tyres were extracted from two containers in a Dangote truck with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N11, 604, 600.

How long people really wait to have sex

Imagine you’re on the best date of your life with the person you suspect is The One. The sexual chemistry is palpable, but you’re looking for a long-term thing — not just a hookup. Should you jump into bed with him or her as soon as you’re alone?

FG releases N1.6b for states ravaged by flood

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has approved the immediate release of N1.6billion as intervention funds for 16 states ravaged by flood.

The states include Akwaibom, Kebbi, Enugu, Abia, Oyo, Plateau, Edo, Bayelsa, Kwara among others.

CABS expels 17 students over exam fraud

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu


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