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Russia files papers with IOC requesting Sambo wrestling on Olympic program

The Russian president said earlier that maximum efforts should be implied to make Sambo wrestling enter the program of the Olympic Games
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A young John F Kennedy once pondered over Adolf Hitler’s death, wondering whether the Nazi leader had really died or was still alive, according to a diary he kept while travelling throu
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The UN has urged all parties to the anti-terrorist operation in Mosul to refrain from “indiscriminate use of firepower” after reports by eyewitnesses said over a hundred civilians were
Ogbonnaya Ikokwu, Umuahia The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo, has urged Nigerians to think and find ways to use the petroleum resources in the Niger Delta region to develop the country for the b
Tunde Ajaja A correspondent with your darling newspaper, Saturday PUNCH, Tunde Ajaja, won at this year’s edition of Nordica Media Merit Awards,  which held in Lagos earlier in the week. Ajaja, who is
Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Federal Government said since the whistle-blower policy commenced in December last year, 2,251 cases have been reported so far. The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, pro
Ramon Oladimeji, Onuba, Abuja The Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday adjourned further proceedings till March 28, 2017 in a suit filed against Guaranty Trust Bank and six others by Miss Oluwatise A
The Pope has condemned the rise of nationalism and anti-immigrant populism in Europe and has urged EU countries to show unity, as representatives from the 28-nation bloc gather to mark
Peter Dada, Akure The Appeal Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Friday nullified the impeachment of the former deputy governor of the state, Alhaji Ali Olanusi. Olanusi who was the depu
Friday Olokor, Abuja The embattled Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal,  on Friday said his office does not award contracts, contrary to the public perception, adding t
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Director-General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura; and the embattled acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, again on
Sesan Olufowobi and Kunle Falayi The Lagos State Police Command on Friday rescued a woman, Taiwo Momoh, as she attempted to jump into the lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge, while fishermen resued
Femi Atoyebi, Samuel Awoyinfa, Simon Utebor, Gbenro Adeoye, Peter Dada, Adeniyi Olugbemi, Ebere Uzoukwa and Armstrong Bakam The Peoples Democratic Party has rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomin
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has made a passionate appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene forcefully by restraining Presidency officials and other ap
In this way Russia is calling for overturning Viktor Bout’s sentence
Kayode Idowu and Olaleye Aluko President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday visit the Sambisa Forest to declare open the Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship 2017. The forest was the stronghold and stra
’Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua Last week, in an exclusive chat with Saturday Beats, mother of one, Ayomide Labinjo, had alleged that pop singer, Davido, is the father of her three-year-old ch
Eric Dumo Laughing excitedly at intervals as the reporter engaged him in a chat last Thursday afternoon, you could feel the energy in his voice even from meters away. Blessed with an intelligence leve
Dayo Oketola, Gbenro Adeoye and Tunde Ajaja The qualification scandal  that has enveloped the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District at the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Dino Mel
In 2016 the western members of the UN Security Council did not support the resolution but it has not lost its importance in light of the recent media reports on chemical attacks in Mosul area
One person has been reported dead in Marietta, Georgia, after a plane crashed in front of a house, causing it to become engulfed in flames. Read Full Article at
A house is in flames after a plane crashed into it in Marietta, Georgia. Emergency responders are on scene. Read Full Article at
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate has invited the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami; Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris; Minister of Inter
Russia’s State Duma Deputy Speaker Pyotr Tolstoy said that the policies pursued by the EU had no future
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Department of State Services has submitted a report to the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), containing evidence implicating the acting Chairma
Gbenro Adeoye Granting autonomy to the local governments will put a stop to executive recklessness by state governors, the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees has said. NULGE’s National Presid
Sixty years have passed since the treaties of Rome were signed by the six founding members of the EU and the Union is now facing both internal and external crises, the daily Delo says in Saturday'
The daily Ve?er writes in Saturday's commentary that after 25 years of privatisation experience Slovenians only acknowledge sale as a solution for state-owned companies.
Russian diplomat and scholar Vladimir Lukin thinks that the real problem of relations is a full loss of trust in each other
Idris Adesina  Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, is happy with the team after their draw with Senegal in Thursday night’s friendly match at the Hive Stadium in London. Nigeria played 1-1 in the first o
Idris Adesina  Super Falcons star, Onome Ebi, has said she would not mind playing in the Chinese Women’s Super League if the opportunity to do so comes. The Chinese Women’s League is currently growing
Idris Adesina  The 2016/17 Nigeria Women Football League season will get underway on Saturday (today) with a star match at the Akure Stadium. The season opener will feature Sunshine Queens against Ibo

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