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Shawn Barber: Former World Pole Vault Champion Dies Aged 29

    Canada's former world pole vault champion Shawn Barber has died at the age of 29 from medical complications. His agent Paul Doyle told the Reuters news agency that Barber passed away at home in Texas. Barber took gold at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing, won the Pan American Games the same year and finished 10th in the Rio 2016 Olympics. His best jump of 6.00 metres was […]

todayJanuary 19, 2024 7 2

Economy

Wale Edun Gets World Bank Appointment

Wale Edun Gets World Bank Appointment The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr. Wale Edun, has been appointed as the Chairman of the African Governors’ Forum of the World Bank. This was made known in a post on the official X (formerly Twitter) account of the Federal Ministry of Finance on Saturday. The ministry said that the appointment marks the first time Nigeria has assumed the […]

todayOctober 14, 2023 28 2

Education

World Mental Health Day : NGO Moves Against Drug Abuse

  By Nkiru Okeke As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate World mental Health Day, a Non -Governmental Organization, Allman Global Services has stressed the need for concerted efforts by government at all levels and civil society gtoups aimed at curbing the menace of drug abuse in the country. The Executive Director of Allman Global Services and Founder, Hope Aglow Charity foundation, Dr Cynthia Obiorah made the […]

todayOctober 11, 2023 39

Education

Speaker Congratulates Teachers @World Teachers’ Day

Edited By Oduyemi Odumade   The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dr. Abbas Tajuddeen has extended his congratulations to teachers in Nigeria and around the world on the occasion of this year's World Teachers' Day. Recognizing their invaluable contributions to society, the Speaker, who himself has a background in academia, described teachers as "destiny molders and life changers". In acknowledging the crucial role played by teachers in the mental […]

todayOctober 5, 2023 10

Featured

‘Rock bottom’: Australia Faces Exit After Rugby World Cup Defeat To Wales

Australia has been left in shock after their rugby team suffered their worst-ever defeat in a World Cup match and looks set to leave the tournament at the pool stage for the first time. The Wallabies, twice world champions, lost 40-6 to Wales in what was also Australia’s worst-ever loss to Wales. The team, who have already lost to Fiji, have one group match left – against Portugal. They will […]

todaySeptember 25, 2023 21 2

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Handball: Nigeria Seal U-18 World Championship Ticket

Nigeria have qualified for the 2024 IHF Women’s Youth World Championship after defeating Morocco 28-14 on Wednesday in the quarter-finals of the Africa Women’s Youth Handball Championship in  Monastir, Tunisia. Nigeria’s U-18 women’s handball team went into the match knowing full well that a win against their North African counterparts would qualify them for the Mundial in Asia and wasted no time to make a statement. The IHF Women champions […]

todaySeptember 21, 2023 1 3

Education

Nigerian Teacher Breaks Guinness World Record 

An Akwa Ibom State-born teacher has broken the recent 124-hour Guinness World Record for the ‘longest marathon reading aloud’ by an individual. The teacher, simply identified as John Obot, broke the GWR set by Isakov of Turkey and is now setting a new record of 145 hours of non-stop reading aloud. A member of the Uyo Book Club, Obot first started the marathon on Saturday,  September 5 in Uyo, Akwa […]

todaySeptember 18, 2023 9

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