Archive | June 9, 2020

Mother of late Nigerian footballer, Sam Okwaraji, passes on….

Okwaraji's mother, Janet dies at 83 – The Sun Nigeria

Lady Janet Okwaraji, octogenarian mother of late Green Eagles Superstar, Samuel Okwaraji is dead. The death of the matriarch of Okwaraji family was confirmed to newsmen by his eldest son, Patrick Okwaraji on Monday. She was 83 years old.

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Lamine Diack’s trial set to start in Paris….

The trial of Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics’ world governing body the IAAF, will get under way in Paris on Monday. The 86-year-old Senegalese faces corruption and money-laundering charges linked to the Russian doping scandal. Diack was investigated by French authorities for four years over claims he took payments of more than 3m euros to cover up cheating.

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