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Linus Mba scores Nigerian referees high on FIFA matches

Linus Mba, FIFA Technical Adviser, on Wednesday scored Nigerian referees high in the officiating of FIFA-organised matches.

Niger Republic committed to democratic transition – Speaker Qusseini Tinni

Mr Qusseini Tinni, Speaker Nigerien National Assembly, says his country is committed to democratic transition, climate change and digital revolution.

Guinea-Bissau reaps reward as world goes nuts for cashews

Sustained global demand for cashews has helped Guinea-Bissau's farmers rake in record prices, but the industry wants a crack at more revenue by processing the wonder nut at home.

Pope Francis congratulates Angolan present-elect

The head of the Catholic Church in the world, Pope Francis, has congratulated Angolan president-elect João Lourenço.

WAFU Cup: Eagles to face Sierra Leone in Accra

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will face the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone on Monday as the WAFU Cup of Nations tournament kicks off in Accra, Ghana.

Med-View to airlift 17,000 hajj pilgrims back home in two weeks

Med-View Airline has said that the return leg of pilgrims from Saudi Arabia to Lagos would commence tomorrow.

Nigeria urges safety for UN peacekeepers

Nigeria has stressed the need to ensure that all UN peacekeepers deployed to troubled spots globally were safe in the course of discharging their duties.

Kenya bans plastic bags, may fine violators up to $38,000

A ban on plastic bags came into force Monday in Kenya and those found in violation of the ban could be given a maximum fine of US $38 000 or serve a four-year jail term.

Adeosun appointed board chairperson of ECOWAS Bank

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, has been appointed the chairperson, board of governors of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Bank for Investment and Development.

Adeosun emerges ECOWAS Bank board chair

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Tuesday emerged the Chairperson, Board of Governors of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development, EBID.


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Rivers urges fed govt, Police to intervene in state’s security situation

The Rivers government has urged the Federal Government to intervene in the alleged volatile security situation in the state with a view to ensuring safety of lives and property.

Man accused of raping 3-year-old to death

In Katsina State, a 50-year-old man, Abdullahi Sani, has allegedly raped a three-year-old, Umma Ibrahim, to death. The incident, which occurred last week Thursday, took place in Jabiri, Funtua local council.

How President Buhari can effectively fight corruption – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says Nigeria and other countries can fight corruption through strengthening institutions and incentives which could help shape the behaviour of people.

I want to face Super Eagles at World Cup – Lionel Messi

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has reportedly picked a match against the Super Eagles of Nigeria as one of his favorites in the 2018 World Cup in Russia

I still regret leaving England job – Sam Allardyce

Former Bolton Wanderers coach Sam Allardyce has regretted dumping the English national football team.

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Monaco vice president Vadim Vasilyev defends Radamel Falcao after claims of collusion

Monaco have defended their "sincere" captain Radamel Falcao following claims of collusion during a World Cup qualifying game last week.

Corruption: EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu urges Nigerians to provide useful information

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu has called on Nigerians to actively participate in the fight against corruption by providing useful information.

Plateau United will surpass expectations in CAF Champions League – Kennedy Boboye

Coach Kennedy Boboye has said NPFL champions Plateau United will make a huge impact on their debut in the CAF Champions League next year despite a poor run in the competition by Nigeria champions in recent times.

Tackling corruption in Nigeria through whistle blowing

AFRICMIL believes that government on its own cannot win the war against corruption without the input of the citizens. Corruption Anonymous is, therefore, focused on mobilizing citizens as the critical factor of success in the anti-corruption campaign through whistleblowing.

Watford’s Richarlison to face no action for simulation against Arsenal

Watford forward Richarlison will not be punished for simulation after he won his side a penalty in a 2-1 victory over Arsenal on Saturday.