Port Harcourt Ready for African Wrestling Championship – Wike

[Guardian] Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has assured participants in the forthcoming African Wrestling Championship that they would experience a hitch-free event, saying the venue, the Alfred Diete Spiff’s Civic Centre, is in top shape to host the…

[Guardian] Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has assured participants in the forthcoming African Wrestling Championship that they would experience a hitch-free event, saying the venue, the Alfred Diete Spiff's Civic Centre, is in top shape to host the continent's number one wrestling fiesta.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tinubu Receives 2018 Winter Olympics Torch in Lagos

[Guardian] The Consul General of the South Korea Embassy in Nigeria, His Excellency Younghaon Lee visited the Bourdillion residence of the former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to present the model torch of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

[Guardian] The Consul General of the South Korea Embassy in Nigeria, His Excellency Younghaon Lee visited the Bourdillion residence of the former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to present the model torch of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oyo Redeploys 144 Staff of BCOS

[Guardian] Ibadan -The Oyo State Government on Wednesday announced the redeployment of 144 out of the 513 members of staff of the state owned Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS) to other arms of the government work force with immediate effect.

[Guardian] Ibadan -The Oyo State Government on Wednesday announced the redeployment of 144 out of the 513 members of staff of the state owned Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS) to other arms of the government work force with immediate effect.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Football – FAF Leader Rejoiced Over Girabola Club Consensus

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan Football Federation (FAF) sport and technical council chairperson, Jeremias Simão, expressed his joy over the cooperation and consensus of the clubs, which made it possible to define the new schedule for the National Championship of the first division (Girabola), starting on February 9 and ending in August.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan Football Federation (FAF) sport and technical council chairperson, Jeremias Simão, expressed his joy over the cooperation and consensus of the clubs, which made it possible to define the new schedule for the National Championship of the first division (Girabola), starting on February 9 and ending in August.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

APC to Seek Input of Opposition Parties On Restructuring

[This Day] Abuja -The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said the ruling party will seek the buy-in of other political parties and stakeholders in order to actualise the reform of the country’…

[This Day] Abuja -The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said the ruling party will seek the buy-in of other political parties and stakeholders in order to actualise the reform of the country's federal structure.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

January PMI Index Records Slow Growth – CBN

[Guardian] Abuja -The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday reported that the January 2018 Purchasers Manager Index (PMI) – a survey which measures the productive activities in the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors of the country grew to 57…

[Guardian] Abuja -The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday reported that the January 2018 Purchasers Manager Index (PMI) - a survey which measures the productive activities in the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors of the country grew to 57.3 pet cent, howbeit sluggishly in comparative terms with previous growth trajectory.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Champions Back to Defend Cape Epic Title

[News24Wire] Before he headed to the warmth of the Western Cape ahead of the beginning of his season, Nino Schurter , the 2017 Absa Cape Epic champion, decided to take part in a Nordic Ski race in his home town of Lenzerheide in Switzerland.

[News24Wire] Before he headed to the warmth of the Western Cape ahead of the beginning of his season, Nino Schurter , the 2017 Absa Cape Epic champion, decided to take part in a Nordic Ski race in his home town of Lenzerheide in Switzerland.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pioneer Spends 30 Years Advocating End to FGM in Sudan

[UNFPA] El Obeid -In the early 1980s, Abdullah Ali Abdullah saw constant infections and childbirth complications while volunteering in a health centre in Sudan’s North Kordofan state. He soon realized many of these issues had the same root cause – fema…

[UNFPA] El Obeid -In the early 1980s, Abdullah Ali Abdullah saw constant infections and childbirth complications while volunteering in a health centre in Sudan's North Kordofan state. He soon realized many of these issues had the same root cause - female genital mutilation (FGM).

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan