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Many Nigerians among 630 migrants received in Valencia

Many Nigerians, including children were among the 630 migrants saved by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) ship Aquarius and two other ships, that were allowed to dock in Spanish city of Valencia on Sunday, a week after Italy refused to let them.

Morocco accuses Algeria of supporting Iran in Western Sahara feud

Morocco's foreign minister has accused Algeria of being directly involved in Iran's support of the Polisario, a Western Sahara independence movement.

No indication of the cause of Algeria deadly air crash

Algerians on Thursday mourned 257 people killed in a military plane crash the day before, the country's worst-ever aviation catastrophe, with no indication yet of the cause.

President Buhari condoles Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algerians over military plane crash

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and the people of Algeria over Wednesday’s military plane crash near the Boufarik military airport in Algiers which claimed many lives.

Plateau United will be tough to beat in Algiers – USM Alger coach

USM Alger head coach Miloud Hamdi insists his team will need to double their effort if they want to progress into the group stages of the CAF Confederation Cup at the expense of Nigerian champions, Plateau United.

Kennedy Boboye: USM Alger beatable in Algeria

Coach Kennedy Boboye has said USM Alger are beatable even in Algeria and inexperience of his team Plateau United cost them a big home win today.

Plateau United secure slim win against USM Alger

Nigeria champions Plateau United secured a slim 2-1 win against Algeria’s USM Alger in the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup play-off fixture at the Agege Stadium on Saturday.

Algeria backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

The Algerian Minister of Youth and Sports has announced his country's official support for Morocco's bid to host the World Cup in 2026.

Fidelis Ilechukwu: MFM not afraid of MC Alger’s home record

MFM FC head coach Fidelis Ilechukwu is confident his team will make it to the group stage of the CAF Champions League despite their slim 2-1 win against MC Alger in the first leg tie at the Agege Stadium on Stadium on Wednesday.

WCQ: Football enthusiasts hail Super Eagles’ unbeaten run

Some football enthusiasts on Saturday hailed the Super Eagles after the team played out 1-1 draw against the Fennecs of Algeria to finish their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign unbeaten.

Ex-Eagles coach Austin Eguavoen urges national team to avoid injuries in matches against Algeria,...

Former Nigeria coach, Austin Eguavoen, has warned the Super Eagles to play with ccaution when they face Algeria in a dead rubber 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier on November 10 in Constantine, and against Argentina in an international friendly match on November 14 in Russia.

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi sends Nigeria to Russia 2018

Alex Iwobi on Saturday sealed Nigeria’s qualification for the Russia 2018 World Cup after he scored the lone goal in Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.

Tunisia’s tourism rebounds despite high terror alert

Holiday-makers lie on sun loungers at a Tunisian luxury hotel where everything from the swimming pool to the wall paint, furniture at the shiny reception hall, police post at its gate and even its name is new.

Zambia’s Chipolopolo hold first training session at Abuja stadium

Chipolopolo of Zambia on Thursday had a training session at the AstroTurf pitch of the Goal Project, Package B, National Stadium, Abuja.

WCQ: Eagles’ camp opens today ahead of Zambia match

Home-Based Super Eagles are expected to arrive in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, today, as camping for the October 7 crucial Group B World Cup qualifier against the Chipolopolo of Zambia opens. The game is slated for the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Zambia overcome double blow to beat Algeria

Zambia overcame conceding a goal and having a player sent off inside 60 seconds to score a historic 3-1 World Cup qualifying victory over Algeria in Lusaka Saturday.

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Boko Haram kills 4, injures 6 in Konduga

Four persons were killed and six others injured when Boko Haram raided Tunkushe village in Konduga local government area of Borno state on Friday.

Nigerian troops kill 20 armed bandits in Zamfara

The Nigerian Army, 1 Division Kaduna, on Saturday said it had neutralised 20 armed bandits and arrested three suspects at Jambrini Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara.
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INEC: No electronic voting in 2019 elections

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said that there will be no use of the electronic voting system in the 2019 general elections.
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World Cup: Argentina coach plots Nigeria downfall without Lionel Messi

Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli is reportedly planning changes for his team’s crucial match against Nigeria in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.