Russia Won First Gold Medal at Rio Olympics

Russia Won First Gold Medal at Rio Olympics

On Aug. 6, 2016, Russia obtained the first gold medal at the Rio Olympics. The judoka Beslan Mudranov won the Olympic title in the extra-lightweight category (60kg/132lbs), after defeating the reigning world champion, Yeldos Smetov, from Kazakhstan. According to BBC, the Russian judoka secured the gold medal after only 44 seconds, taking Smetov down with […]

Nigeria Defeats Boko Haram Terrorists

Nigeria Defeats Boko Haram Terrorists

Nigerian troops finished their job in Madagali, by clearing out what was left of the Boko Haram terrorists that had held the town. A major General, Chris Olukolade announced this development via a press statement where he said, “No causalities in the Nigerian forces, be they Army, Air Force, or other security agencies.” Started on […]