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Lebohang Maboe: Bafana Bafana won’t sit back gainst Super Eagles

Bafana Bafana of South Africa midfielder, Lebohang Maboe, says Bafana Bafana are not likely to sit back when they host Group E leaders Nigeria in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday at the FNB Stadium, Johannesburg on Saturday.

AFCON: I’m ready to wreck Super Eagles again – South Africa’s Percy Tau

Percy Tau scored the second goal for South Africa in their 2-0 routing of Nigeria’s Super Eagles last year and the Saint-Gilloise (Belgium) sharpshooter believes he can repeat same feat when Bafana Bafana host Nigeria in the 2019 AFCON Qualifiers in Johannesburg this weekend.

AFCON: Kenneth Omeruo unfazed by bench role against Libya

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo, remains unfazed over his bench role in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations qualifiers home win against Libya, insisting that he will be ready to take his chances when the opportunity comes.
Nigeria Amputee Football Team

Super Eagles donate $16,530 to Nigerian amputee football team

The Super Eagles donated $16,530 (about N6m Naira) to the Nigeria Amputee Football team ahead of this month’s World Cup in Mexico.

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles in do or die against Libya

Nigeria will put her strongest foot forward right from kick off against Libya’s Mediterranean Knights in Saturday evening’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Super Eagles can’t afford to miss AFCON 2019

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, insists the team is determined to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after missing the last two editions of the tournament.

Gernot Rohr: Mikel Obi to miss AFCON qualifier

John Obi Mikel, Super Eagles captain, is set to miss the African Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles.

Several injured in stadium stampede during Nigeria-Zambia match

A stampede at the entrance of Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom has left many injured.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.