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Nigeria remained unmoved at number 31 in the latest Fifa rankings for the month of February released on Thursday.
The study suggested other countries – among them Nigeria, Ethiopia, Sudan, Angola, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya – would all need support with detecting and handling imported cases of the coronavirus.
Nigeria track and field athletes have demanded for the payment of all allowances owed by the impeached president of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Shehu Gusau.
Nigerian born Hilal Al-Fasher of Sudan coach, Azeez Mohammed, is delighted that Joseph Yobo, has been appointed as Super Eagles assistant coach, describing it as an encouragement for the indigenous coaches.
President Muhammadu Buhari has noted Nigeria and Ethiopia relations would give concrete effect to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
Team Nigeria to the just-ended African Wrestling Championships has delayed its scheduled flight back home from Algeria due to bad weather conditions.
For the ninth year in a row, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria has been declared as the wealthiest person in Africa, with an estimated net worth of $10.1 billion.
New world number one wrestler in the 57kg women category Odunayo Adekuruoye is relishing her latest success after emerging with another Gold medal triumph at the just concluded senior Africa wrestling championship in the Algerian capital city of Algiers which saw her moved up to number one in the world in her category.
Undisputed Africa wrestling champion in the women 68kg category Nigeria’s Blessing Oburududu has expressed her delight after winning her 10th straight title at the just concluded Africa wrestling championship in Algiers, Algeria and in the process rising up further to world number 2 in the world wrestling ranking.
An Algerian soldier was killed Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack near the Mali border, the Algerian defence ministry said in a statement.
An OPEC, non-OPEC technical panel has recommended extending a current oil supply cut pact until the end of 2020 and more output reductions due to the impact of the coronavirus on oil demand, Algeria’s oil minister said in a statement.
An Algerian military court Sunday started hearing an appeal against the 15-year jail term for the brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who was brought down amid anti-regime protests last year.
President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday joined President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, and other African leaders to inaugurate the headquarters of the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services (CISSA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with a pledge to intensify security cooperation.
WHO Technical Officer on Health Emergence Programme, Ms Dhamari Anidoo, on Friday listed some states in Nigeria that are highly prone to coronavirus infection.
"You wake up every morning and realise you are trapped," he says. "You keep checking your temperature - you can't help but wonder if you are infected but just have not started showing symptoms."
A government decree could see sport in the regions of Italy affected by Coronavirus played behind closed doors for as much as a week according to a report in today’s print edition of Gazzetta dello Sport.
Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka has expressed his excitement after providing his 10th Assist of the season in Sunday’s Premier League win against Everton.
A circular released by the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said the local commerce departments should tap into the efficient supply network of daily necessities across nine provinces to secure the supply in Hubei Province and its capital city, Wuhan.
Some residents of Maiduguri are observing the special prayer sessions and fast to end insurgency and restore peace to the war-tone Borno.
Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has disclosed that his administration boosts local rice production to 3 million tonnes a year to meet the people’s demands on rice consumption.
Arsène Wenger wants to rush through a huge change to the offside rule so that it can be in place in time for Euro 2020.
“In his speech, Tamimi spoke at length about Rimi and his jihadi journey, and stated that Khalid bin Umar Batarfi is the new leader of AQAP,” it said.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced a downward review of its 2020 growth forecast for Nigeria to two per cent from the 2.5 per cent it predicted earlier.
The Federal Government is building the capacity of workers and stakeholders in the health sector to respond appropriately to health humanitarian crisis in the country, Dr Abdulaziz Mashi, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, said.
The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF head said Sunday, but a sharp and rapid economic rebound could follow.