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Zimbabwe deploys military doctors amid medical workers strike

Zimbabwe’s government has deployed military doctors to state hospitals after medical workers went on strike across the country, local media report.
Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah, NDLEA Chairman- says abuse of Tramadol, codeine based cough syrup still high among Nigerian youth

NDLEA chief emerges first vice chairman of drug enforcement agencies in Africa

The Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Rtd. Col. Mustapha Abdallah, has emerged as the 1st Vice chairman of the Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (HONLEA) in Africa.
Mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba has said it “was not necessary” for South Africa to apologise to Nigeria for the recent xenophobic attacks.

Xenophobia: No need to apologise Nigeria – Jo’burg mayor

Mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba has said it “was not necessary” for South Africa to apologise to Nigeria for the recent xenophobic attacks.

WHO committed to supporting countries determine patient safety status – director

The World Health Organisation (WHO’s) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, said the United Nations (UN) agency is committed to supporting countries in determining the status of patient safety, development and implementation of national policies, guidelines and protocols for enhancing patient safety, as well as facilitating patient safety networks and partnerships.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu bags African democracy award

The National Stalwart of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has won African Democracy Award for his efforts to grow democracy and good governance on the continent.
The Nigeria Football Federation has hinted it wants to follow up the international friendly, arranged for the Super Eagles, against Five-time World Champions, Brazil, with another grade A friendly with an African team.

NFF will follow up Brazil friendly with another Grade A test for Super Eagles...

The Nigeria Football Federation has hinted it wants to follow up the international friendly, arranged for the Super Eagles, against Five-time World Champions, Brazil, with another grade A friendly with an African team.

WHO: Four out of 10 patients ‘harmed’ while seeking medical treatment

The World Health Organisation has said four out of ten patients are ‘harmed’ during the process of seeking medical care.
The day after their exquisite and efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019, the Super Eagles received pledges of more dollar rain from two of Africa’s richest businessmen.

Friendly: NFF confirms Super Eagles, Brazil clash for October 13

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that the Super Eagles would slug it out with South American giant, Brazil in a friendly match, expected to take place in Singapore on Sunday, October 13, 2019.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.

WWC: Odunayo Adekuoroye targets gold

Two-time Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye, says her next target is to become a world champion by winning gold at the ongoing 2019 Senior Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Rangers of Scotland player Joe Aribo may not have been happy with the outcome of Tuesday’s international friendly against Ukraine but has described his debut as a special day in his life.

NFF hunts for African opposition ahead 2021 AFCON qualifiers

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is working hard at sealing a match with an African team for the Super Eagles, after announcing on Monday night that the three-time African champions will play Brazil in a friendly in Singapore on October 13.
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has said that Nigeria will be very focused and think ahead of Algeria to curtail their antics in tonight Africa Cup of Nations semi final clash at the Cairo International Stadium, Egypt.

Friendly: Super Eagles to play Brazil in Singapore October 13

Brazil has officially announced a friendly match with the Super Eagles on October 13, in Singapore.
Another Super Eagles star Henry Onyekuru pulled out of Ukraine international friendly encounter billed for September 10 in Dnipro.

Friendly: Super Eagles too small for Brazil – fans

The Nigeria Football Federation are shopping for an African team to play the Super Eagles on October 10 after confirming an international friendly game against Brazil in Singapore on October 13, Sports Extra can report.
(FILES) A file photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows logos of US multinational technology company Google displayed on computers' screens. Google is dropping out of the bidding for a huge Pentagon cloud computing contract that could be worth up to $10 billion, saying the deal would be inconsistent with its principles. The decision by Google, confirmed to AFP in an email October 9, 2018, leaves a handful of other tech giants including Amazon in the running for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract aimed at modernizing the military's computing systems. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

Google, She Leads Africa set to host SLAY Festival

Internet search engine giant, Google, has unveiled plans to be part of the SLAY Festival, which would be returning to Lagos on September 28, 2019, at the Lekki Special Events Centre.

UN: World’s migrant population now at 272 million

Europe and North America have absorbed the largest share of the world’s 272 million migrants, a population that has grown by 23 per cent over the past decade, according to a UN report published Tuesday.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

UNGA: Nigeria to seek global support to combat terrorism, increased FDI – minister

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).
Tension heightened on Sunday in the Johannesburg Central Business District in South Africa following fresh protests by a group which has been demanding that foreigners leave the country.

Experts: Struggle for resources in poor areas fuels xenophobia

A political analyst with the University of South Africa, Somadoda Fikeni, said on Tuesday that the issue of limited resources in poor communities could not be ignored and the governments should be serious about getting to the bottom of this.
L-R: Protocol Officer, Chinese Consulate General in Lagos, Mr. Zhang Yalong; Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Diaspora and Foreign Relations, Mr. Jermaine Sanwo-Olu; Chairman of Chinese Interactive Group, Chief Diana Chen; Special Adviser to the Governor on SDG, Mrs. Solape Hammond; Consul General of China in Lagos, Mr. Chu Maoming; Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Deputy Consul General, Mr. Guanzhonggi; Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; CNOOC General Manager Operational, Mez Zheng and Managing Director, Lekki Free Trade Zone, Mr. Huane during a courtesy visit by the Chinese Consul General to the Governor at Lagos House, Ikeja, on Monday.

Lagos governor reveals serious challenge before his administration

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has revealed that a serious challenge facing his administration is population explosion.g
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Xenophobia: Speaker Gbajabiamila hails Julius Malema, Air Peace

The speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has commended the leader of the South African Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Julius Malema, for condemning xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa.

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Bailout deductions: Governors demand for audit

Nigeria governors have demanded an audit of money owed to states by the Federal Government as a condition for repayment of the N614 bailout fund.
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Gerrard charges Joe Aribo, others to win for Fernando Ricksen

Rangers’ coach Steve Gerrard has called on his wards including recently capped Nigeria international Joseph Aribo to ensure victory in today’s Europa League home fixture against Feyenoord as a mark of respect to the late Ibrox legend Fernando Ricksen.
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UN correspondents host new UNGA president

The United Nations Correspondents Association on Wednesday evening in New York hosted the new President of the General Assembly (PGA), Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, to an informal interactive session.
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President Buhari sends Winifred Oyo-Ita on indefinite leave

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday directed the head of service Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita to proceed on an indefinite leave to allow conclusion of the investigation being carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.

Algeria army chief orders clampdown on protesters

In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.