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Algerian authorities have arrested Fodil Boumala, a prominent opposition activist and anti-government protester, fellow activists and a lawyer said on Thursday.

Algeria detains opposition activist in new sign of clampdown

Algerian authorities have arrested Fodil Boumala, a prominent opposition activist and anti-government protester, fellow activists and a lawyer said on Thursday.
Nigeria are now the 34th-ranked team in the world according to the September Fifa rankings.

Nigeria now 34th in latest FIFA rankings

The three-time African champions dropped one place from their previous 33rd position, gathering 1482 points, following their 2-2 draw against Ukraine in the international break.
Riyad Mahrez has praised Manchester City’s impressive start to the Champions League following their 3-0 victory over Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday.

Riyad Mahrez lauds Manchester City’s perfect Champions League start

Pep Guardiola’s men cruised past the Ukrainian Premier League side with the Algeria international playing a key role in the victory.
In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.

Algeria army chief orders clampdown on protesters

In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.
Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.

Sports minister intervenes in NFF, Falcons coach feud

Minister of Youth and Sports Sunday Dare has waded in the crisis between the Nigeria Football Federation and Super Falcons head coach, Thomas Dennerby.
Super Falcons Head Coach , Thomas Dennerby has reportedly threatened to dump the team over claims of interference.

Thomas Dennerby may dump Super Falcons over Interference

Super Falcons Head Coach Thomas Dennerby has reportedly threatened to dump the team over claims of interference.
The document also showed that West Africa remains a global hotspot for illegal fishing with estimated losses of $2.9 billion.

Nigeria loses $600 million annually to illegal fishing

Nigeria is losing $600 million annually to illegal and unreported fishing by foreign vessels as a result of lack of equipment such as Automatic Identification System (AIS) and Vessel Monitoring System (VMS), and adequate manpower to police the country’s vast coastline, investigation has revealed.
Abdelkader Bensalah named Algeria's interim president

Interim president sets date for presidential election in Algeria

Algeria’s Interim President, Abdelkader Bensalah, has set Dec. 12 as the date for the country’s delayed presidential polls in an attempt to end a months-long political standoff.
Thomas Dennerby

Thomas Dennerby considers leaving Super Falcons job

Thomas Dennerby is considering quitting as head coach of the Nigeria women's senior team, Goal reports.
Algerian students take part in a protest against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term at Place d'Armes in the city of Oran on February 26, 2019. (AFP)

Thousands march in Algeria, demand ruling elites to quit power before election

Tens of thousands of Algerians marched in the capital on Friday to demand that the rest of the ruling elite follow former President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in quitting power before any new election.
Algerians shout slogans and raise signs and national flags as they protest outside the city hall in the northern coastal city of Oran, about 410 kilometres west of the capital Algiers, on March 1, 2019, during a rally against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term in power. The demonstrations came a week after tens of thousands of people rallied in the North African state against 82-year-old Bouteflika’s decision to stand in the April 18 election.AFP

Algerians take to the streets to oppose presidential poll

Algerians returned to the streets Friday, protesting proposed presidential elections after parliament passed bills that could pave the way for the announcement of a vote to take place in December.
DINAN, FRANCE - AUGUST 13: Chidinma Okeke of Nigeria ties the boot lace of team mate Chiamaka Nnadozie of Nigeria during the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 group D match between China PR and Nigeria at Stade du Clos Gastel on August 13, 2018 in Dinan, France. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Olympic Qualifier: Chiamaka Nnadozie, Chinaza Uchendu, Chidinma Okeke make Nigeria return for Cote d’Ivoire...

Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby has called up 37 players for the 2020 African Women's Olympic Games qualifier against Cote d'Ivoire later this month.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Emmanuel Amuneke reports Tanzanian FA to Fifa’s Arbitration Committee

Former Taifa Stars head coach Emmanuel Amuneke has reported Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) to the Arbitration Committee of Fifa over contractual entitlements.

CAF broke, can’t pay AFCON winners

The Confederation of African Football’s bid to pay the Africa Cup of Nations winners is seriously threatened by a paucity of funds, it has reliably gathered.
Former Nigeria international, Victor Moses was on for 24 minutes in his maiden appearance for Fenerbahce who defeated Yeni Malatyaspor 3-2 in the Turkish Super League on Monday night.

Former Super Eagles star fifth highest earner in Turkish league

Ex-Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses, is joint fifth highest earner in the Turkish Super Lig for the 2019/20 season.
Ismael Bennacer

Cristiano Ronaldo: Ismael Bennacer can become a champion

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo heaped praise upon Ismael Bennacer last season prior to his move to AC Milan, a report claims.
Nigeria Football Federation is still being owed a larger part of their $2m prize money for finishing third in the 2019 CAF African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

‘Broke’ CAF yet to pay 2019 AFCON prize money

Nigeria Football Federation is still being owed a larger part of their $2m prize money for finishing third in the 2019 CAF African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Tunisia airs first ‘great debate’ ahead of presidential poll

Days before the first round of Tunisia's presidential election, the fledgling democracy on Saturday began three nights of televised debates between the candidates, a rare event in the Arab world.

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The speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, stated this in Abuja, on Friday, while speaking at a press conference. 5

Speaker Gbajabiamila donates drugs worth N60 million to Borno IDPs

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), on Friday in Abuja, donated drugs worth over N60 million to the Borno State Government for onward distribution to the victims of insurgency in the state.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Tribunal dismisses certificate forgery case against Kwara governor

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Kwara State, on Friday, dismissed the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) petition seeking the nullification of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazak’s election.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE market capitalisation increases by N25 billlion

Trading closed positively on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday with the market capitalisation improving by N25 billion.

Lack of funds stalls weightlifters’ participation in world championship

The Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF) says lack of funds has stalled its participation in the ongoing International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand.
Barcelona's Spanish coach Ernesto Valverde reacts during the UEFA Champions League football match between PSV Eindhoven and FC Barcelona at Philips stadium in Eindhoven on November 28, 2018. (Photo by EMMANUEL DUNAND - AFP)

Ernesto Valverde backs Lionel Messi to help Barcelona rectify poor away form

Ernesto Valverde believes Barcelona need to be more forceful if they are to rectify their poor away form, although the return of Lionel Messi will be a major boost according to the manager.