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The Nigerian Police have justified its action of firing teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters, noting that their gathering was unlawful.

Video: Police justify firing canisters at #RevolutionNow protesters

The Nigerian Police have justified its action of firing teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters, noting that their gathering was unlawful.

Sierra Leone FA president Isha Johansen cleared of corruption charges

A Freetown high court has acquitted former Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) president Isha Johansen of all corruption charges on Monday.

FRSC targets 30, 000 workforce by 2022

The Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, says the corps aims to increase its workforce to 30,000 officers within the next three years.
Nigeria Jordan Nwora

Jordan Nwora named most improved basketball player in ACC

Cardinal Louisville and D’Tigers forward Jordan Nwora has been named the 2019 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) most improved player of the year.
President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone arrests ex-defence minister, deputy in graft crackdown

A former Sierra Leone defence minister and his deputy have been arrested as part of a crackdown by President Julius Maada Bio’s administration on alleged graft by its predecessor, the country’s anti-corruption commissioner said.

Sierra Leone disqualified from 2019 AFCON qualifiers

Sierra Leone have been disqualified from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign due to government interference in the the country's football association.

CAF calls off Kenya vs Sierra Leone AFCON qualifier

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has confirmed that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Kenya and Sierra Leone will not take place in Nairobi on Sunday.

Bangladesh court doubles jail term for opposition leader Zia

A Bangladeshi court has doubled the jail term of opposition leader Khaleda Zia from five to 10 years in a corruption case following an appeal by the country's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
Omoyele Sowore

Official: FRCN never denied Omoyele Sowore airtime on Radio Nigeria

The Management of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) has said that it never denied the African Action Congress (ACC), Presidential Candidate, Mr Omoyele Sowore, airtime on Radio Nigeria on Oct. 18.

FIFA suspends Sierra Leone FA due to government interference

"The suspension will be lifted once the SLFA and its recognised leadership have confirmed to Fifa that the SLFA administration, premises, accounts and communication channels are under their control once again," Fifa said.
FIFA HQ

FIFA warns Sierra Leone it faces ban from global football

Fifa has warned Sierra Leone it risks an international ban following the decision to overturn the leadership of the football association.

Sierra Leone face FIFA ban after anti-graft officials raid FA offices

Sierra Leone face the prospect of a ban from international competition by FIFA after the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) followed through on a threat to raid the offices of its football association on Tuesday.

Scientists flag two killer blood pressure drugs

Scientists at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States have red-flagged two blood pressure drugs that are themselves killers.

Arik Air: CPC calls for additional scrutiny, precaution for safe operations

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has underscored the need for additional scrutiny and precaution in the aviation sector to ensure safe operations and passenger satisfaction.

Five issues that will dominate Sierra Leone’s election

Sierra Leone goes to the polls on March 7 for a general election that will select a new president, parliament and local councils.

How businessman imported illegal firearms for six years – DSS

One of the men who illegally imported 661 pump action guns in January 2017 had been smuggling guns into the country since 2012, according to Department of State Services (DSS).

Kano Pillars, Gombe Bulls get tough FIBA Africa Champions Cup draw

Nigeria’s representatives in the 2017 FIBA Africa Champions Cup (ACC), Kano Pillars and Gombe Bulls have been drawn in group A and B of the competition.

Sierra Leone FA chief Isha Johansen pleads not guilty to corruption charges

Isha Johansen pleaded not guilty to corruption-related charges in a Freetown high court on Monday.

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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.

Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.

Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.