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2019 African Games fallout: Nigeria’s bumpy ride to ‘glory’ in Rabat

Despite not having the best of preparation and competing for honours with fewer numbers of athletes at the Rabat 2019 African Games in Morocco, Team Nigeria finished second behind Egypt, nearly equaling the number of medals won at the 2015 edition in Congo Brazzaville. OLALEKAN OKUSAN and AKEEM LAWAL, who …

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Ex-Nigerian Olympian Nestor Bolum set for WBF title fight in Sydney

After spending two years in retirement, Nigeria’s former Commonwealth and Olympics boxer, Nestor Bolum is making a comeback to the ring, with his eyes set on the World Boxing Federation (WBF) title in a showdown against Tyson Lantry on November 16 in Sydney, Australia. In November 2016, Bolum made big …

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3 years power outage: Women block road, ground commercial activities in Delta

Unable to endure further three years blackout, residents of Agbarha-Otor community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State on Thursday halted commercial activities at the Ughelli axis of the ever-busy East-West Road over three years power outage by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC). Agbarha-Otor community is the …

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Thousands In Nigeria Protest Three Years Of No Electricity

Agbarha-Otor community, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State has staged a protest against the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) over power blackout in the last three years. The protest which began on Thursday, entered its second day (Friday), caused gridlock along the Ughelli-Warri section of the ever-busy East-West …

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Oil theft: NPDC laments losses, says Delta communities suffer more

The Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NPDC/Niger Delta Western OML 34 Asset Management Team (ATM) has said although the company suffers losses during massive stealing of crude oil, the people of the host communities suffer hardship more. The Manager, Government, Community Relations Security, NPDC/NDW OML 34 AMT, Mr Sheidu Aiguedo, who …

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Licence revocation: GENCOs put generation capacity at 13,496mw

Indict TCN, DISCOs for inability to take load By Ediri Ejoh   As the clamour to revoke licenses of the buyers of the privatised power assets continues, the Electricity Generation Companies (GENCOs), have disclosed that they have increased Nigeria’s generation capacity from 12, 500 megawatts, mw to 13, 496mw. In …

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EK Clark speaks as row brews in Kiagbodo over mosque

By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, Niger Delta  THERE is uneasy calm at Kiagbodo community, the hometown of elder statesmen, Senator Edwin Clark, in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, over an attempt by an indigene, Mallam Abubakar Korokeme, to build a mosque in the predominantly Christian community. The matter …

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