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April 11, 2018 2:27 PM Ajayi Qualifies For 400m Finals

Nigeria’s Yinka Ajayi on Tuesday made it to the final of the women’s 400 metres at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games scheduled for Wednesday. The 20-year-old competed in the second semi finals and finished second with a time of 51.81 secs. The six other athletes who also made it to the final were Jamaican duo Stephenie McPherson and Anastasia 41

April 5, 2018 3:23 PM Nigeria’s Agboro, Uweh Miss Out On Weightlifting Medals

Favour Agboro missed out on Nigeria’s first medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia in the men’s weightlifting event on Thursday. In the 62kg final standings, Agboro came fifth in a field of 14 contestants after a total lift of 268kg. Morea Baru of Papua New Guinea claimed silver with a lift of 286kg while the bronze medal was won by Talha 38

April 3, 2018 9:30 AM ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Pakistan Christian family

The Islamic State group, on Tuesday, claimed responsibility for murdering four Christian family members in southwestern Pakistan a day after Easter celebrations. The militant group issued a statement saying ISIS fighters on Monday opened fire on the group of Christians traveling in the city of Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province, killing four, Reuters 22

March 19, 2018 8:10 AM 108 Nigerian peace-keeping police withdrawn from Liberia

The last batch of 108 Nigerian police officers has been withdrawn from the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) after five years of service. UNMIL said the remaining 108 Nigerian FPU officers, the last UNMIL uniformed contingent remaining in Liberia, withdrew as part of the UN mission’s termination. “The Nigerian contingent has been deployed in Liberia since 24

January 14, 2018 5:38 PM NAF takes delivery of 5 new aircraft from Pakistan

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has taken delivery of five new trainer aircraft which also marks the final batch of the 10 aircraft ordered by the Federal Government from Pakistan. The aircraft, a Super Mushshak brand, and fitted with digital glass cockpit, are said to be capable of being used for acrobatics training. NAF, director of public relations 23

January 2, 2018 9:12 AM US withholds $255m military aid to Pakistan – Reports

The United States authorities has decided to withhold 255 million dollars in military aid to Pakistan after President Donald Trump’s critical remarks about the south Asian country, local media reported. On Monday, Trump wrote on his Twitter page that the U.S. had allocated millions of dollars in aid to Pakistan, while the latter had not contributed to countering 27

December 20, 2017 8:42 AM South Koreans are most prolific drinkers in Asia, says WHO

People in South Korea are the most prolific drinkers in Asia, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). South Koreans over the age of 15 on average drink 10.9 litres of alcohol a year. South Koreans drink copious amounts of alcohol so much so that no other country comes close to their per capita consumption. The reason for this unparalleled liquor 28

December 12, 2017 12:49 PM Mid-air joy: Baby born on flight

A Pakistani mother, on Tuesday, gave birth to a baby girl on-board a flight taking pilgrims from the Muslim holy city of Madinah in Saudi Arabia to Pakistan, airline officials said. A spokesman for Pakistan International Airline (PIA), Mashood Tajwar, said that both the mother and baby were healthy, though it was a premature birth. “The flight was scheduled 28

November 13, 2017 8:08 AM Lagos, Port-Harcourt airports ranked among world’s worst [See list]

Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa and Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos have been rated among the worst 20 airports. This is outcome of a survey by renowned aviation organization, Sleep in Airport (sleepinairports.net). The website ranked Lagos the fifth worst airport in the world, while Port Harcourt was ranked the third 67

October 31, 2017 11:20 PM Australian HC opens drinking water facility in Bullay Bala

ISLAMABAD: Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Margaret Adamson, on Tuesday, opened a facility in Bullay Bala, Punjab which would provide the community with clean drinking water and improved sanitation services. The clean drinking water supply and wastewater collection and treatment facility was funded by the Australian Government and implemented 126