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Liverpool’s Sadio Mane has been named the Confederation of African Football’s (Caf) Player of the Year.

Sadio Mane named Caf African Player of the Year

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane has been named the Confederation of African Football’s (Caf) Player of the Year.
First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Aisha Buhari has expressed her resolve to construct a regional secretariat for the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM). The Mission, which was established after the Beijing Conference of 1995, has been in the custody of Nigeria, with leadership rotating among African First Ladies.

Aisha Buhari: Regional secretariat of AFLPM will soon be a reality

First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has expressed her resolve to construct a regional secretariat for the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM). The Mission, which was established after the Beijing Conference of 1995, has been in the custody of Nigeria, with leadership rotating among African First Ladies.
Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal.

Aruna Quadri leads Team Nigeria to ITTF Team World Cup

Nine years after featuring in the bi-annual ITTF Team World Cup, Nigeria will be making a return to the prestigious tournament as Aruna Quadri leads a five-man Team Nigeria to the 2019 edition holding in Tokyo, Japan on November 6 to 10.
Team Nigeria’s long jumper, Ese Brume finally cemented her position as the queen of Long Jump in Africa by winning gold in at the 12th edition of the African Games in Morocco.

African Games: Why I cried – Ese Brume

African women’s long jump champion, Ese Brume, has given reasons for weeping when she was presented medal at the just-concluded African Games.g
Asisat Oshoala has given an untimely injury scare for Nigeria after the striker picked up a knock in Barcelona's 1-0 win over Montpelier on Sunday.

Asisat Oshoala injury scare for Nigeria ahead of Olympic qualifier in Algeria

Asisat Oshoala has given an untimely injury scare for Nigeria after the striker picked up a knock in Barcelona's 1-0 win over Montpelier on Sunday.
Molara Ogundipe-Leslie

President Buhari mourns Molara Ogundipe-Molara

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the academia in mourning Prof. Molara Ogundipe-Leslie.
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi urges women to discourage their husbands, children from engaging in electoral violence

Wife of Ekiti State Governor Erelu Bisi Fayemi has urged Nigerian women to discourage their husbands and children from engaging in electoral violence during the forthcoming general elections.
Super Falcons

AWCON: Thomas Dennerby expects best Falcons ‘showing’ against Equatorial Guinea

Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby hopes his side will keep improving and produce their best performance so far at the 2018 African Women’s Nations Cup in Ghana when they face Equatorial Guinea in a Group B encounter on Saturday in Cape Coast.
Ģraça Machel

Ģraça Machel urges African women to take charge

Dame Ģraça Machel, one of Africa’s foremost advocates for the rights of women and children, has urged women to be on the driving seat and centre of economies.
Thomas Dennerby

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby denies exit rumours

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby has denied reports that about to dump the team few days to the Africa Women championship starting in Ghana this month.

NAPTIP lauds Ghana’s anti-trafficking law

Also speaking, the representative of the Head, Consular, David Ako Sowah, expressed that the Ghana High Commission’s appreciation for the level of cooperation and good working relationship between the agency and the commission.

Kema Chikwe: Nigeria paying lip service to women’s cause

Former Minister of Aviation Dr Kema Chikwe, on Sunday urged Nigerian women to pressurise the National Assembly into passing the Gender Equality Bill into law.

UN deputy chief Amina Mohammed celebrates Nigerian women appointed into global positions

Amina Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, has expressed excitement at the appointment of Nigerian women into global leadership positions.

Bathing babies with hot water can cause high temperature – official

A Community Health Technician, Mrs, Hellen Bulu, has advised Nigerian women against bathing their newborn babies with hot water.

Supporters gladdened by Oshoala, Ajayi’s CAF awards

The Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC) has congratulated Nigeria’s Super Falcon’s striker Asisat Oshoala, and midfielder, Junior Ajayi, for their awards at the 2017 CAF Awards in Accra, Ghana on Jan. 4.

Wikipedia to increase Nigerian women visibility online

Wikipedia, the world largest encyclopedia says it will increase Nigerian women visibility on the internet through its affiliate, Wikimedia Nigeria.

Chibok schoolgirls’ strength inspiring – UN

The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, has described the strength of the rescued Chibok schoolgirls as “inspiring”.

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Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Abia group threatens Senate with mass action over jailed Senator Orji Kalu’s seat

A group of farmers in Abia North Senatorial District of Abia State under the aerie’s of Isun Cooperative Society with bias in agriculture has given a 21 day ultimatum to the leadership of the Senate to declare the seat of their district vacant or face mass action.
Coach of NPFL side Heartland FC Fidelis Ilechukwu has expressed his deep concern about his team despite the Owerri side’s 1-0 win over Jigawa Golden stars incidentally been their first win of the league season coming on match day 5.

Fidelis Ilechukwu: How Heartland tame MFM at Agege stadium

Heartland FC coach Fidelis Ilechukwu is delighted with his side’s draw against MFM FC in one the match day 21 clash at the Agege township stadium on Sunday.
Lobi Stars of Makurdi defensive midfielder Tamara Ezekiel says his side is still very much in the title race following home draw with rivals Plateau United.

Tamara Ezekiel: Lobi Stars not out of title race

Lobi Stars of Makurdi defensive midfielder Tamara Ezekiel says his side is still very much in the title race following home draw with rivals Plateau United.