Semenya Sends Fans Into Raptures With Gold

[News24Wire] South Africa’s Caster Semenya had her fans in raptures when she won gold in the women’s 800m final at the IAAF World Championship in London after a British journalist had goaded her over her gender ahead of the race.

[News24Wire] South Africa's Caster Semenya had her fans in raptures when she won gold in the women's 800m final at the IAAF World Championship in London after a British journalist had goaded her over her gender ahead of the race.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How Plot Against Buhari Failed At House of Representatives

[Daily Trust] Forces within and outside the House of Representatives failed to get the lower chamber to set up a medical panel on the health of President Muhammadu Buhari, Daily Trust has learnt.

[Daily Trust] Forces within and outside the House of Representatives failed to get the lower chamber to set up a medical panel on the health of President Muhammadu Buhari, Daily Trust has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Call for More Efforts to End Gender Inequality in Sports

[New Times] Participants in the recently concluded Africa and Asia Women Sports Leadership Forum, made strong recommendations aimed at breaking down the barriers facing women in sports-the forum concluded on Friday at Kigali Convention Center.

[New Times] Participants in the recently concluded Africa and Asia Women Sports Leadership Forum, made strong recommendations aimed at breaking down the barriers facing women in sports-the forum concluded on Friday at Kigali Convention Center.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

24 Years After, Eguavoen Apologises for Super Eagles USA ’94 World Cup Ouster

[Guardian] In one of those rare moments of sincere introspection, former Super Eagles’ captain, Augustine Eguavoen has come out to accept part of the responsibility for Nigeria’s ouster in the second round of the USA ’94 World Cup by Italy.

[Guardian] In one of those rare moments of sincere introspection, former Super Eagles' captain, Augustine Eguavoen has come out to accept part of the responsibility for Nigeria's ouster in the second round of the USA '94 World Cup by Italy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Belema Communities Occupy Shell Facilities Over ‘Neglect’

[Daily Trust] Port Harcourt -Despite the presence of heavily armed soldiers, hundreds of Belema, Ofion-ama and Kula indigenes comprising traditional rulers, women, men and youths have continued to occupy Shell Flow Station located at Belema, Ofionama i…

[Daily Trust] Port Harcourt -Despite the presence of heavily armed soldiers, hundreds of Belema, Ofion-ama and Kula indigenes comprising traditional rulers, women, men and youths have continued to occupy Shell Flow Station located at Belema, Ofionama in Akuku-Torlu Local Government Area of Rivers State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Working Hard to Meet Electoral Pledges, Says Minister

[Guardian] The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said contrary to what naysayers want people to believe, this administration is working assiduously to redeem its electoral pledges, especially in the critical areas of develop…

[Guardian] The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said contrary to what naysayers want people to believe, this administration is working assiduously to redeem its electoral pledges, especially in the critical areas of developing the economy as well as fighting corruption and insecurity.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Despite Massive Repatriation, Nigerians Still Troop to Libya

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Despite continuing efforts of the Federal Government to evacuate stranded Nigerians from Libya, efforts which have been on since 2016 with over 2000 Nigerians assisted back home, more Nigerians still throng the North African countr…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Despite continuing efforts of the Federal Government to evacuate stranded Nigerians from Libya, efforts which have been on since 2016 with over 2000 Nigerians assisted back home, more Nigerians still throng the North African country, Daily Trust can report.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Four Killed As Building Collapses in Imo

[Guardian] Owerri -Four occupants of a two-storey building on Fire Service/Mbaise Road, in Owerri, the Imo State capital died after the building collapsed in the early hours of yesterday. Five other occupants of the building, which is opposite the Ower…

[Guardian] Owerri -Four occupants of a two-storey building on Fire Service/Mbaise Road, in Owerri, the Imo State capital died after the building collapsed in the early hours of yesterday. Five other occupants of the building, which is opposite the Owerri Area Police Command headquarters, were rescued but they sustained various degrees of injuries.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari’s Illness – the Need to Know

[Guardian] The time has indeed come for the people of Nigeria, employers of President Muhammadu Buhari, to know the nature of the illness that has kept him in the United Kingdom for most of 2017. Certainly, the rumour surrounding the true nature of the…

[Guardian] The time has indeed come for the people of Nigeria, employers of President Muhammadu Buhari, to know the nature of the illness that has kept him in the United Kingdom for most of 2017. Certainly, the rumour surrounding the true nature of the illness has grown from anxiety to fear in the country. And the dark clouds over the exact nature of what has been wrong with Nigeria's president have led to another past time: trips by the Acting President, the President's wife, political party chieftains and some gove

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IMF Harps On Need to Step Up Fight Against Money Laundering

[This Day] Corrupt officials, tax cheats, and the financial backers of terrorism have one thing in common: they often exploit vulnerabilities in financial systems to facilitate their crimes, the International Monetary Fund has noted.

[This Day] Corrupt officials, tax cheats, and the financial backers of terrorism have one thing in common: they often exploit vulnerabilities in financial systems to facilitate their crimes, the International Monetary Fund has noted.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria