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American Randy Waldrum appointed as new Super Falcons coach

Waldrum managed Trinidad & Tobago's women's side between 2014 and 2016, and his appointment is subject to contract terms being agreed with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

It’s madness fighting Governor Okorocha over Jacob Zuma’s statue – Imo Speaker Acho Ihim

The speaker of Imo state House of Assembly, Acho Ihim, on Thursday said that it was simply madness for anybody to call for Governor Rochas Okorocha’s head for erecting the statue of the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma in Owerri, the state capital.

Rejected Ghanaian asylum-seeker convicted of rape in Germany

A rejected asylum seeker from Ghana has been convicted of raping a camper in Germany.

AfDB to invest $24 billion in agriculture

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is to invest $24 billion in agriculture over the next 10 years to help unlock its potential and assure food security in Africa.

WCQ: Injured Liverpool star Sadio Mane named in Senegal squad

Injured Liverpool star Sadio Mane has been included in Senegal's squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers despite his existing hamstring strain.

FIRS chief Babatunde Fowler elected Vice Chairman of UN Committee of Tax Experts

The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Tunde Fowler, has been elected 1st Vice Chairman of United Nations Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters.

Russia 2018: Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr seeks to avoid players’ pay strike

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players that their performances at next year’s World Cup will be affected if there is any repeat of protests over pay and bonuses.

National Assembly is committed to strengthening Intra-Africa trade relations – Senator Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Monday re-echoed the determination of the National Assembly to work towards strengthening trade relations between Nigeria and Ghana as well as other African countries.

FIFA rejects Ghana’s protest against South African referee Daniel Bennett

FIFA have rejected Ghana’s complaint against South African referee Daniel Bennett and his assistants following last weekend’s World Cup qualifier away to Uganda.

UBA invests $5 billion in African infrastructure development

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc says it has invested more than five billion dollars to support infrastructure development across the African continent in the last seven years.

Coca Cola buys Anheuser-Busch InBev’s stake in Coca Cola Beverages Africa

Anheuser-Busch InBev has sold its equity stake in Coca Cola Beverages Africa to Coca Cola at a price of $3.15 billion, Equities Focus reports.

Nigeria to start issuing visas on arrival for Africans – African Union

Nigeria has decided to start issuing visas on arrival for all Africans, the African Union said Friday, in a major step toward the goal of free movement on the continent. The continental body's deputy chairman...

WCQ: FIFA rejects Ghana’s request to replay Uganda qualifier

FIFA has said it will not act on Ghana’s complaint about refereeing, in a 2018 World Cup qualifying match at Uganda last weekend.

Ghana’s General Francis Vib-Sanziri appointed head of UN Disengagement Observer Force

The Secretary-General of the UN, Antonio Guterres, has appointed Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri of Ghana as the Head of Mission and Force Commander of the UN Disengagement Observer Force.

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37 job openings for young Nigerians in UN – Amina Mohammed

There are 37 career openings for young Nigerians under the United Nations bureaucracy, according to UN deputy secretary-general, Amina Mohammed.

No rape in IDP camps in Yobe – SEMA

Yobe State Emergency Management Agency on Saturday refuted media reports alleging rape of some of Internally Displaced Persons who are camped in Damaturu.

ITTF World Cup: Aruna Quadri hopes to avoid World number one Ma Long

Aruna Quadri, the highest ranked African table tennis player, says he hopes to avoid World number one Ma Long in the ongoing Men’s International Table Tennis Federation World Cup in Liege, Belgium.

Presidents Buhari, Conde meet in Istanbul to deepen relations

President Muhammadu Buhari at a bilateral meeting with President Alpha Conde of Guinea on Friday night in Istanbul, Turkey, urged African leaders to speak ‘with one voice’, independent of foreign influence, to achieve economic integration, development, peace, and security on the continent.

Barcelona set to offer Lionel Messi lifetime contract

Barcelona are set to offer Lionel Messi a lifetime contract at the Nou Camp, according to CEO Oscar Grau.

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WAEC commends Osun govt for prompt payment of WASSCE fee

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Monday commended the Osun government for the prompt payment of the 2017 West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) fee of its public secondary school students.

How President Jonathan’s ex-aide laundered N5.1bn for wife Patience – EFCC witness

The Federal High Court in Lagos has heard how a former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Dr Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, allegedly laundered about N5.1billion for the former president’s wife Patience.

Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho unsure about extent of Marcus Rashford’s knee injury

Jose Mourinho admits he is unsure about the extent of the knee injury which forced Marcus Rashford off during Manchester United’s 1-0 win over Benfica on Wednesday.

Atletico Madrid signs Super Falcons’ Francisca Ordega

Super Falcons striker Francisca Ordega has been signed on by Spanish Football club, Aletico Madrid.