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[Daily Trust] Ilorin -- IlorinThe Kwara State Government has appointed Mohammed Kudu Kawu as the 14th Emir of Lafiagi in Edu Local Government Area of the state, ending days of intense lobbying by top indigenes of the community.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:26 am
[Daily Trust] There is a COVID-19 infections surge in Nigeria after the country recorded more than 500 COVID-19 cases in daily figures for the third time on Friday.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:25 am
[Daily Trust] Three people reportedly drowned while the road linking Bauchi to Kano was cut off after a heavy downpour that flooded the Kwanar Mulka bridge in Ningi Local Government of Bauchi State.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:24 am
[Daily Trust] Nigeria men's basketball team, D'Tigers, on Saturday morning, lose their third Group B game in the men's basketball event of the Tokyo Olympics 71-80 to Italy.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 9:13 am
[This Day] The Lagos State Government has shut down the nation's largest auto spare part market, Ladipo Market, in Mushin Local Government Area of the state indefinitely.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:59 am
[This Day] The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has described as misleading the headline in some national dailies (not THISDAY) which described as a ban the ineligiblity of 10 Nigerian athletes to compete at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to non-completion of their mandatory three out of competition test (OCT).
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:55 am
[This Day] Ten would-be Olympians were banned from competing in the track and field competition after Nigerian sports officials allegedly failed to properly register them for three mandatory out-of-competition tests.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:52 am
[This Day] Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare has tested positive to banned substance and has provisionally been suspended from the ongoing Tokyo Olympic.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:51 am
[DW] A Dutch court in January ruled that Shell had polluted the Niger Delta and ordered the energy giant to pay compensation. But many are now questioning whether it is enough to put right the misery suffered by the people.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:42 am
[African Arguments] Debating Ideas is a new section that aims to reflect the values and editorial ethos of the African Arguments book series, publishing engaged, often radical, scholarship, original and activist writing from within the African continent and beyond. It will offer debates and engagements, contexts and controversies, and reviews and responses flowing from the African Arguments books.
Posted: July 31, 2021, 7:36 am

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