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Kenya must not be allowed to fall

The cancellation of the Kenyan presidential election by the country’s Supreme Court, in a ruling delivered on September 1, is epochal.

Nigeria close in on World Cup spot, end Cameroon’s hopes

Nigeria moved to the brink of reaching next year’s World Cup finals with a 1-1 draw away to Cameroon on Monday which ended the qualifying hopes of the African champions.

WCQ: Cameroon’s Choupo-Moting doubtful for return leg over injury

Stoke City forward Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting is a major doubt for Cameroon ahead of Monday’s 2018 World Cup matchday four qualifier against the Super Eagles in Yaounde.

WCQ: Eagles must defy any hostile reception in Yaounde‎ – Esin

Former Nigeria international Etim Esin has warned the Super Eagles not to expect the best of reception from Cameroon in the reverse fixture of their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers doube-header in Yaounde on Monday.

I am not a politician – Dangote

African's richest man, Aliko Dangote, has debunked reports he is warming up to contest the 2019 presidential election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

WCQ: Zambia coach hopes for Eagles defeat in Yaounde

Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda is hoping the battered Indomitable Lions of Cameroon avenge their 4-0 bashing suffered in the hands of the Super Eagles in their reverse fixture on Monday.

Expert urges fed govt to sensitise Nigerians on managing dementia

Mrs Kikelomo Edwards, an Alzheimer Disease International Ambassador for WHO, African Region, has called on the Federal Government to sensitise Nigerians on effective ways to manage dementia.

Ruling for a short time bad for Africa – Museveni

Ugandan president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said in his opinion a limited presidential term was bad for African democracies.

Kenya faces tricky path after ‘historic’ ruling – analysts

A decision by Kenya's Supreme Court to annul the results of last month's presidential election was hailed Friday by analysts as "historic" and "an example for the rest of the world".

Kenyan court ruling good for Africa’s democracy – SANs

Also commending the Kenyan Supreme Court, Festus Keyamo, SAN, via his Twitter handle @fkeyamo, said, “Fearless judges must emerge on the Continent to save our democracies.

Biafra: Nigeria will burn if I’m rearrested – Kanu

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed that Nigeria will burn if the Federal Government goes ahead to re-arrest him.

Fitness, confidence put Ighalo ahead of others – Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that Odion Ighalo started ahead of Kelechi Iheanacho, Anthony Nwakaeme and Aaron Samuel because of his fitness and confidence.

WCQ: We will fight for our honour on Monday – Cameroon coach

Cameroon coach Hugo Broos has admitted they lost to a better and more determined team after they were trounced 4-0 by Nigeria today in a World Cup qualifier, but they will still fight to defend the country’s honour when both teams clash again on Monday.

Moses inspires Nigeria to crushing World Cup win

Victor Moses made an inspirational return to the Nigerian team to play a leading role in a 4-0 thrashing of African champions Cameroon on Friday that ensured a commanding lead in their World Cup qualifying group.

Osinbajo meets with UK foreign minister Boris Johnson

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Secretary for International Development Ms. Priti Patel on Thursday met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in continuation of their official visit to Nigeria.

WCQ: Pinnick urges Eagles to beat Cameroon

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has charged the Super Eagles to approach the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against the Lions of Cameroon in Uyo with a never-say-die mentality.

RSF charges Eritrea to provide info on journalist detained since 2001

Media rights advocacy group, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), has issued a statement tasking the Eritrean government to make known the whereabouts of a journalist who has been held for sixteen years.

Global access to health ‘more a political than economic challenge’ – WHO

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization (WHO) boss, has stressed the importance of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

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House of Reps moves to separate attorney-general from minister of justice

The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General.
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Justice Kumai Aka’ahs retires from Supreme Court

The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Abuja on Tuesday dared his political opponents to do their worst as he donated N20m at the launch of a book titled, ‘The Big Interviews’, authored by Eric Osagie, a former Managing Director of The SUN.
There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua replies Deontay Wilder, says tactics against Andy Ruiz deliberate

Anthony Joshua has defended his measured and tactful display against Andy Ruiz Jr, which saw him become a two-time heavyweight world champion.

Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.