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Former Arsenal striker Charlie Nicolas thinks Liverpool face a dilemma regarding the selection of Mohamed Salah against Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Mido: Liverpool can’t stop Mo Salah from playing for Egypt at Afcon

Former Egypt international Ahmed ‘Mido’ Hassan has warned Liverpool that they can’t keep Mohamed Salah from competing at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University ABTU

ATBU Bauchi gets new vice chancellor

The Governing Council of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, has approved the appointment of Prof. Mohammed Abdulazeez as the new Vice Chancellor of the university.

Minister: Railway interconnectivity may gulp $40 billion

Nigeria needs between US$36 to $40 billion to actualise the rail connectivity to all state capitals, the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, said on Friday.
Nigeria Police

Stray bullet kills 18-yr-old in Lagos

An 18-year-old girl, Hadiyat Sikiru, has been allegedly killed by a stray bullet during a crossfire between suspected cultists/kidnappers and Police officers in Adamo community, Ikorodu area of Lagos.
Bala Elkana

Police raid ritualists’ den in Ikorodu, repel attack on station

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested three suspects following a raid on cultists and ritualists’ hideout in Ikorodu.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa election: 10 governorship candidates step down for Ahmadu Fintiri

With just three days left to the governorship and state houses of assembly elections, more trouble seems to be brewing for APC and Governor Bindo Umaru Jibrilla in Adamawa, as 10 governorship, 16 senatorial and 9 house of representatives candidates have stepped down from their contest in support for PDP governorship candidate Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri ahead of 9th March elections.

Egypt’s Javier Aguirre names experimental squad from AFCON qualifier, Nigeria friendly

Egypt national team manager Javier Aguirre has named an experimental squad for their final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Niger and a friendly away to Nigeria next month.
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Jigawa: Farmer beats incumbent legislator, picks APC state assembly ticket

Alhaji Sani Zaburan, a small scale farmer, on Saturday picked the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket to contest the Kaugama State Constituency election in 2019 after beating the incumbent legislator Usman Masaki.

Gianluigi Buffon: My presence in Italy squad will help successor search

Gianluigi Buffon says his presence in the latest Italy squad should help bring through his eventual successor as Italy No.1 and not hinder him.

Iraqi asylum seeker guilty of London Tube bombing

An 18-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker was on Friday found guilty of attempted murder over the botched bombing of a rush-hour London Underground train that injured 30 people.

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah excluded from Egypt squad for Ghana clash

Egypt coach Hector Cuper has announced his 25-man squad to face the Black Stars of Ghana in their final Group E match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers next week.

Suicide bomb kills at least 50 in Somali capital Mogadishu

At least 50 people were killed and more than 80 others were wounded in what seems to be the largest suicide car bombing ever in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

Police arrest 20-year-old man over London train bomb attack

Police on Monday arrested a 20-year-old man in Wales in connection with the London Underground train bombing this month, bringing the number of people in custody to four.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.