Tuesday, March 17, 2020

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    CLOSE-UP: Uzoma Asagwara, Nigerian nurse who broke a 150-year record in Canadian parliament

CLOSE-UP: Uzoma Asagwara, Nigerian nurse who broke a 150-year record in Canadian parliament

Recently, Zulfat Suara, a Nigerian-American, emerged as the first Muslim lawmaker in Tennessee in the United States, after making it into the runoff of a Nashville council at-large election. Her victory at the poll was not only a win for the Nashville community, but also for Nigeria where she lived until 1993 when her husband won the Vanderbilt fellowship. On Tuesday, [...]

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    9 tips for ‘wow’ reporting of sporting activities

9 tips for ‘wow’ reporting of sporting activities

Covering a 52-game event in six locations across a country with a total area of 3,650,216 square miles for 30 days requires super-human qualities from a single reporter. But you don’t need to be exposed to cosmic rays like the Fantastic Four and develop amazing new powers all in the name of covering a football tournament. Indeed, you can be like [...]

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    ‘Football’ memories from the Women’s World Cup in Canada

‘Football’ memories from the Women’s World Cup in Canada

It took time for my soul to catch up with my body that’s why this piece on my Women's World Cup experience in Canada is coming 3,024,000 seconds after I left Winnipeg for Lagos. I hope it won’t take longer for the story to catch up with your interest. MEAL SERVICE Ratatouille salad Sautéed chicken with sweet and sour sauce, steamed rice, sautéed [...]

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    Okon remains focused as Super Falcons begin training in Toronto

Okon remains focused as Super Falcons begin training in Toronto

Super Falcons coach, Edwin Okon, is focused on the task ahead as his team commenced their final training programme in Toronto in readiness for the FIFA Women's World Cup. The team, which arrived at Toronto on Wednesday, trains twice daily at a pitch close to their Novotel Hotel lodge. And Okon can’t wait for the games to start. “I’m impressed with the way [...]

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