Tag Archives: Paralympics

Pres. Jonathan Splashes Cash On Blessing Okagbare And Coach

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For winning two medals for Nigeria at the last IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia, Blessing Okagbare was  Wednesday rewarded with N3 million cash gift by President Goodluck Jonathan. Okagbare’s coach, Daniel Esebinimo, also smiled away from the Presidential Villa …

Murder Suspect, Oscar Pistorius, Granted Bail

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The blade runner was granted bail by a South African court this afternoon after a judge ruled he was not a flight risk. He will be free to go home until the start of his trial for shooting dead girlfriend …

Paralympics: Nigeria’s Adesokan Wins 1st Gold, Breaks World Record.

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Yakubu Adesokan has won the first gold medal for Nigeria in the on-going Paralympic Games in London. The 33 year-old did it in style by breaking the world record in the men’s 48 category by lifting 178 kg, which is …