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Gernot Rohr to invite Flying Eagles player for AFCON tie against Seychelles, Egypt friendly

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr says one of the Flying Eagles players would be invited in to the Eagles team for the last Group game of AFCON 2019 game against Seychelles and international friendly against the Pharaohs of Egypt in Asaba, Delta State on March 23 and March 26 this year.

AFCON boss confident Egypt 2019 would be a success

The 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football, who is also the President of AFCON Organizing Committee, Nigeria’s Amaju Melvin Pinnick has pledged that the continental football-ruling body is doing everything within its power to ensure that the 32nd Africa Cup finals holding in Egypt this summer is a huge success.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino (C-L) and Fouzi Lekjaa (C-R), 3rd Vice President of CAF, speak to the press during the 12th CAF Extraordinary General Assembly meeting in the Egyptian Red Sea resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh on September 30, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMED EL-SHAHED

Egypt in race against time to host 2019 AFCON

Chosen to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Egypt faces a race against time to get ready for the event in five months, but experts say it will meet the challenge.
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Gervinho: I cried the day I signed for Arsenal

Parma striker Gervinho has labelled Arsenal as the only club to have the biggest influence on his career.

FIBA 3×3: D’Tigers, D’Tigress qualify for quarter-finals

Reigning FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup champions, Nigeria’s D’Tigers have booked a quarter-final ticket at the on-going FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup 2018 in Lome, Togo.

Nigeria not afraid of any team – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr says he is calm ahead of Friday’s Final Draw for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals as his team has no fear of any team.

Morocco extend Herve Renard’s contract until 2022

Frenchman Herve Renard has had his contract with Morocco extended until February 2022, according to the country's football federation.

NBBF calls for more 3×3 competitions ahead of 2020 Olympics

Musa Kida, President of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), says his federation will now work towards ensuring result-driven participation in every FIBA 3×3 championship to enhance Nigeria’s participation at the 2020 Olympics.

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Sheikh Ahmad Gumi says the easiest and safest way to end insecurity in the north is to negotiate peace with the bandits that have turned the region into a killing field.

NUJ calls for Sheikh Gumi’s arrest

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Friday, called for the arrest of Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, for saying journalists are criminals for calling bandits criminals.
Mr Bank-Anthony Okoroafor, an energy expert, has commended the Federal Government on plans to make available 600,000 gas cylinders in the country as part of effort to drive Liquified Natural Gas (LPG) penetration.

Nigerian government to launch new pricing framework for gas operations

The chairman of National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP), Mohammed Ibrahim, says the federal government will launch a new pricing framework to regulate operations in the gas sector.
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Wolves boss ‘confident’ Raul Jimenez will return this season

Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo is "totally confident" Mexico striker Raul Jimenez will be back from his fractured skull before the end of this season.

OPC nabs four ‘kidnappers’ in Ibarapa

The Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, in Oyo State said yesterday that it arrested four suspected Kidnappers in the Ibarapa, area of the state.
“Now countries are still pursuing deals that will compromise the COVAX supply,” WHO senior adviser Bruce Aylward told a briefing. “Without a doubt.”

WHO: Countries threaten global COVAX vaccine supply by making own deals

Countries seeking their own vaccine doses are making deals with drug companies that threaten the supply for the global COVAX programme for poor and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

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The Commander, U.S. Africa Command, U General Stephen Townsend, wrapped up a three-day West African visit February 22-25, 2021, with a stopover in Nigeria to meet with the nation’s leaders and further the long-standing partnership.

U.S. Africa Command leadership visits Nigeria on security cooperation

The Commander, U.S. Africa Command, U General Stephen Townsend, wrapped up a three-day West African visit February 22-25, 2021, with a stopover in Nigeria to meet with the nation’s leaders and further the long-standing partnership and security cooperation between the two countries.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

2023: Nobody can match candidature of Asiwaju Tinubu – Ogun monarchs

The Olu of Ilaro and Paramount ruler of Yewaland, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, at well as the Alake and Paramount ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, on Monday declared their support towards the vision of the South West Agenda 2023 for promoting the candidature of Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu as the rightful candidate to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.
Marcelo Bielsa hit the headlines in 2018-19 for sending a member of his Leeds staff to Derby's Moor Farm training ground to report on their training routine.

Leeds boss says club should wait before extending his contract

Marcelo Bielsa said on Monday it would be better for Leeds to wait until the end of the season before deciding whether to extend his contract.

Germany bans Salafist Muslim group

Berlin’s senate department for interior affairs on Thursday said it had banned a “jihad-salafist” association Jama’atu Berlin, also known as Tauhid Berlin, and that police had undertaken the raids, without giving further details.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has said that certain politicians are frustrating the war against insecurity by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Kogi women farmers decry poor budgetary allocation to agriculture

The Kogi chapter of Small Scale Women farmers Organization in Nigeria, SWOFON, has decried the six percent budgetary allocation for agriculture in the 2021 budget approved by Governor Yahaya Bello