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Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. 3

AFCONQ: Nigeria, Senegal win as Cameroon held at home

Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo.
South Africa Football Association (SAFA), have finally received the R15-million prize money the South Africa national team earned at the Africa Cup of Nations.

South Africa FA receives $1 million AFCON money

South Africa Football Association (SAFA), have finally received the R15-million prize money the South Africa national team earned at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem of CD Leganes during the Liga match between Real Betis and Leganes at Estadio Benito Villamarin on August 31, 2019 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Pressinphoto-Icon Sport via Getty Images)

Super Eagles stars to play under new manager in Spanish La Liga

Super Eagles pair Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem will play under a new manager at La Liga side Leganes.

Benni McCarthy reflects on his Cape Town City exit

Former Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy has admitted he's disappointed with how his time came to an end at Cape Town City.
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa.

President Buhari returns from South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa.
President Muhammadu Buhari with President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa during the visit of President Buhari to Pretoria

President Buhari advocates strong Nigeria, South Africa relationship for African development

President Muhammadu Buhari says a strong strategic relationship between Nigeria and South Africa can become the engine for the rapid economic, political, social, cultural development of Africa, thereby delivering ‘the Africa we want’.
Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki has named a 23-man squad that will face Mali in the Nelson Mandela Challenge in October.

Bafana Bafana coach names squad to face Mali in Mandela Challenge

Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki has named a 23-man squad that will face Mali in the Nelson Mandela Challenge in October.
Former Bafana Bafana captain Steven Pienaar has completed his coaching badges.

Former Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar completes Uefa A Diploma

Former Bafana Bafana captain Steven Pienaar has completed his coaching badges.
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 50 percent women in his new cabinet, a first for Africa's second biggest economy.

Xenophobia: South Africa dispatches envoy to Nigeria

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched a peace envoy to Nigeria over the xenophobic attacks in his country against foreigners, especially Nigerians.

Xenophobia: Zambia, Madagascar call off Bafana friendlies over attacks in South Africa

Bafana Bafana have suffered a setback after Zambia and Madagascar pulled out of their proposed international friendlies billed for this weekend due to xenophobic violence in South Africa.
Madagascar have “called off” their international friendly against South Africa’s Bafana Bafana, earlier scheduled for this weekend.

Xenophobia: Madagascar cancels friendly with Bafana in South Africa

Madagascar have “called off” their international friendly against South Africa’s Bafana Bafana, earlier scheduled for this weekend.
Michael Essien

Ex-Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien not ruling out a move to South African league

Former Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has not ruled out a possible move to the Premier Soccer League (PSL), stating anything can happen in football.
Bafana Bafana legend Aaron Mokoena is sad to see Stuart Baxter vacate his position as South Africa head coach.

Aaron Mokoena: We need a local coach to lead Bafana Bafana

Bafana Bafana legend Aaron Mokoena is sad to see Stuart Baxter vacate his position as South Africa head coach.
The South Africa Football Association (Safa) has revealed a decision is yet to be made on the future of Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter.

Afcon: Stuart Baxter quits as South Africa coach

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter has resigned, saying it is the right time to move on with a new cycle of Africa Cup of Nations and World Cup qualifiers ahead.
South Africa head coach Stuart Baxter has urged his team to respect but not fear Nigeria when they lock horns on Wednesday night in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal.

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter calls urgent press conference

While the media invite doesn't say what the purpose of the press conference is, Baxter is expected to outline plans for his future.
With the 2019 Nations Cup now done and dusted, Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi will turn focus to PSL new season which kicks off August 3rd.

New League Season: Daniel Akpeyi to open shop against Greg Etafia

With the 2019 Nations Cup now done and dusted, Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi will turn focus to PSL new season which kicks off August 3rd.
Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy admits he holds aspirations of coaching Bafana Bafana, but for now, his focus is on conquering the South African domestic league.

Benni McCarthy: I want to coach in Europe before Bafana Bafana

Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy admits he holds aspirations of coaching Bafana Bafana, but for now, his focus is on conquering the South African domestic league.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

Afcon: I have no doubt Super Eagles will be victorious – Speaker Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday expressed optimism that Nigeria would triumph over Algeria in the semi-final match at the on-going African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

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Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Itse Sagay applauds Senate’s leadership for commitment to service

Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACA), Prof. Itse Sagay, on Thursday applauded the leadership of the ninth Senate for its commitment to service of the country.
Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Senator Lawan: Senate yet to receive request from President Buhari for Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday said the Senate is yet to receive any formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Edo new police commissioner reads riot act to criminal elements

The new Commissioner of Police deployed to the Edo State Police Command, CP Lawal Tanko Jimeta, yesterday, said he would be firm in carrying out his duty in order to ensure the safety of lives and property of the citizens of the state.
Chidi Izuwah

Federal government approves PPP projects worth $8 billion in eight years

Mr Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Federal Government approved Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects worth eight billion dollars between 2010 and 2018.
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Federal government to review ownership of electricity distribution companies

The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday resolved to review the status of the ownership structure of the power distribution companies in the country.