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CAF approves revised calendar for Interclubs competitions

Confederation of Africa Football Emergency Committee has approved the revised calendar for the Interclubs competitions which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Belarusian champions Minsk have secured the services of Nigeria international Chioma Wogu on a two-year deal.

Chioma Wogu: Why I joined FK Minsk from Rivers Angels

FK Minsk player Chioma Wogu has opened up on her excitement after her successful move from the Nigeria Women’s Professional League to the Belarusian premier league with top division side, FK Minsk.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

AWCON 2020: Nigeria home of women football – NFF

Nigeria has declared interest in hosting the 2020 Africa Women Cup of Nations as Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) label the country ‘home of women’s football’
An Abuja-based Non-Governmental Organisation, FAME Foundation, has launched the #FlySuperFalcons campaign in support of the Super Falcons as they begin their eighth FIFA world cup appearance in France.

WWC: Foundation launches #FlySuperFalcons campaign

An Abuja-based Non-Governmental Organisation, FAME Foundation, has launched the #FlySuperFalcons campaign in support of the Super Falcons as they begin their eighth FIFA world cup appearance in France.
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Thomas Dennerby backs Rasheedat Ajibade to Succeed at Avaldsnes

Ten police officers were killed and three wounded in an ambush in northwestern Burkina Faso on Thursday, the west African country's security ministry said.
The Super Falcons dropped from 38th to 39th position in the latest FIFA ranking.

Nigeria and South Africa to compete in 2019 Cyprus Women’s Cup

2019 Fifa Women's World Cup-bound Nigeria and South Africa will participate in the 2019 Cyprus Women's Cup scheduled to be staged in Cyprus.

Amaju Pinnick: Super Falcons among the world’s most accomplished teams

The President, Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, on Wednesday described the all-conquering Super Falcons’ Africa Women Cup of Nations as one of the most accomplished female team in the world football.
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SWAN hails Super Falcons ninth AWCON win

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria Lagos State has hailed the Super Falcons for conquering Africa for the ninth time at the Africa Women Cup of Nations 2018.
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Ifeanyi Okowa congratulates Super Falcons on AWCON victory

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Sunday congratulated the Super Falcons of Nigeria on their victory over the Banyana Banyana of South Africa in the final match of the 11th Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON), Ghana 2018.
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AWCON: Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Super Falcons

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday congratulated the Super Falcons of Nigeria on their victory over the Banyana Banyana of South Africa in the final match of the 11th Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON), Ghana 2018.

Lift AWCON trophy, get $10,000 each – Amaju Pinnick tells Falcons

The Nigeria Football Federation has opted to double the winning bonus of the Super Falcons as a big incentive ahead Saturday’s 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations Final against the Banyana Banyana of South Africa in Accra.
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Super Falcons defeat Cameroon in AWCON semi to reach World Cup

Nigeria defeated Cameroon 4-2 on penalties to reach the Africa Women Cup of Nations final following a goalless draw in Accra on Tuesday.
African Footballer of the Year Asisat Oshoala has maintained the top target is for the Super Falcons to qualify for next year’s World Cup and personal glory is not as important.-2

Super Falcons ready to overpower Lionesses

Cup holders Nigeria have expressed confidence of reaching the Final of the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations, ahead of Tuesday’s semifinal clash with the Lionesses of Cameroon at the Accra Sports Stadium.
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Ngozi Okobi: Cameroon not enough to stop Super Falcons

Super Falcons forward Ngozi Okobi has expressed her confidence ahead of Tuesday’s AWCON 2018 semifinals clash with rivals Cameroon.
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AWCON: Semifinal clash with Cameroon will not be easy – Rita Chikwelu

Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu has told her teammates not to get carried with the back to back victories over Zambia and Equatorial Guinea, As she believes Cameroon will hard knot to crack.
Defending champions Super Falcons Saturday made mincemeat of Equatorial Guinea to formally hit the semifinals of the ongoing African Women Nations Cup in Ghana.

Solomon Dalung hails Super Falcons, urges team to lift AWCON trophy

Mr Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youth and Sports has applauded the Super Falcons’ 6-0 trouncing of Equatorial Guinea in their last Group B match of the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations in Accra Ghana.
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Asisat Oshoala: Teams are closing in on Super Falcons

Super Falcons’ attacker Asisat Oshoala has revealed she’s impressed with the how Women football has developed in Africa and believes the gaps between the Super Powers and the minors has reduced drastically.
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Mansur Abdullahi: Super Falcons will ‘come out smoking’ against Equatorial Guinea

Mansur Abdullahi, Falconets assistant coach, says the Super Falcons will be on top of their game when they face Equatorial Guinea in the final Group B match of the Africa Cup of Nations.
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Onome Ebi: Super Falcons highly motivated to beat Equitorial Guinea

Captain Onome Ebi has revealed that the Nigeria Football Federation has fully motivated the Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons, to go all the way and retain their Africa Women Cup of Nations trophy at the ongoing championship in Ghana.
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Thomas Dennerby unimpressed despite Falcons’ victory over Zambia

Thomas Dennerby was not impressed with the Super Falcons despite their 4-0 triumph over Zambia in Tuesday’s Africa Women Cup of Nations game.
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AWCON: Bayana Bayana zoom into semi-final

South Africa became the first team from Group B to qualify for the semi-finals of the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations after hammering Equatorial Guinea 7-1 on Wednesday in Cape Coast.
Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby says he remains optimistic that the eight-time African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) champions would secure a ticket to the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France.

AWCON: Thomas Dennerby optimistic of World Cup ticket

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby says he remains optimistic that the eight-time African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) champions would secure a ticket to the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France.

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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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Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Nigerian National Assembly engaging Ghana to amend trade laws – lawmaker

The National Assembly in engaging the Ghanaian authority to amend its trade laws and make it easy for Nigerians to do business in Ghana.
Former Napoli centre-forward Andrea Carnevale has urged Victor Osimhen to be more selfish in order to score more goals.

Napoli provide positive update on Victor Osimhen

Victor Osimhen will be assessed daily and gradually resume training following his head injury scare in Napoli’s 4-2 away defeat at Atalanta on Sunday.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this at a media briefing on Monday in Lagos, said centres were also built in collaboration with states and the private sector to isolate and treat cases of COVID-19.

Nigerian government set to roll out digital switch over in 31 states

With N9.4 billion paid to stakeholders, including service providers, approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), and with 31 states to cover, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the federal government has no more excuses for not rapidly rolling out the Digital Switch Over (DSO).
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Jigawa government approves N22.5 million to coach students for SSCE

The Jigawa State Government has approved over N22 million for coaching of students who registered for the 2021 Senior Schools Certificate Examinations (SSCE) in the state.
The Anti-Corruption and Research-Based Data Initiative, ARDI, has expressed satisfaction with the confirmation of Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa by the Senate as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Timi Frank urges new EFCC chair not to disappoint youths

A political activist, Comrade Timi Frank, has called on the new executive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, to make the positive overhaul and transformation of the agency his cardinal goals.