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Nigeria Wins Swimming Championship

Nigeria on Sunday swept the medals table to emerge winner of the 2nd Africa Zone 2 Junior Swimming Championship at the newly refurbished National Stadium Swimming Pool. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria won 26 gold, 35 silver and 26 bronze medals, winning a total of 87 …

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Sultan says Sunday is Eid-el-Fitr as he declares end to Ramadan

Sultan says Sunday is Eid-el-Fitr as he declares end to Ramadan

Nigerian Muslims have been directed to observe Eid-el-Fitr on Sunday to effectively mark the end of the Ramadan. Sultan of Sokoto and President-General Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, said that the order followed the sighted of the moon in some locations in Nigeria. …

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Senegal President Sacks Energy Minister

Senegal’s President Macky Sall dismissed his energy minister on Tuesday, the president’s office said in a statement that gave no reason for the sudden move. Thierno Sall, an aeronautical engineer by training who is not related to the president but is among his longtime collaborators, had been in the post …

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Lai Mohammed in ‘Best Jollof Rice’ Controversy

Minister of information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed stunned CNN audience yesterday when he said the best Jollof rice is prepared in Senegal. A claim that seriously weakened the ‘Nigeria First’ mantra meant to encourage patronage Nigerian goods and drive the nation’s economic recovery on a special edition of Quest …

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