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The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon 2021: Qualifiers draw pairs Nigeria with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin

Nigeria have been pooled against Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon.
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NYSC boss decries Cotonou universities that present fake graduates for mobilisation

Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has condemned some unnamed universities in Benin Republic for allegedly presenting unqualified persons for mobilisation.

EFCC, NYSC to partner against fraudulent mobilisation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has pledged to support National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in combating fraudulent mobilisation of unqualified graduates for national service.
Rice and other contrabands seized by the Zone D Customs Zonal Command displayed at the Headquarters in Bauchi. PHOTOS BY- Balarabe Alkassim

Navy, Police, Custom nabs 24 person with 850 bags of smuggled rice in Kwara

Men of the Navy, Police, and Customs in Kwara state has arrested 24 people in connection with smuggling of bags of rice from Benin Republic to Nigeria.
Super Eagles team coordinator Patrick Pascal has spoken about Nigeria's hopes to progress to the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) at the expense of South Africa.

Afcon: South Africa have proven we can’t underrate anyone – Eagles coordinator

Super Eagles team coordinator Patrick Pascal has spoken about Nigeria's hopes to progress to the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) at the expense of South Africa.

Central bank to end 1.2mmt of frozen poultry importation

To grow local poultry production, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday, vowed to stop the illegal importation of frozen poultry into Nigeria.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

AfCFTA: Free trade must be fair – President Buhari

With the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement by President Muhammadu Buhari at the opening of the African Union (AU) Summit yesterday in Miami, Niger, Nigeria has joined the AfCFTA.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has already set his sight on the team’s round of 16 game, putting behind his team’s surprise 2-0 defeat to Madagascar in Sunday’s last Group B game of the Africa cup of Nation at the Alexandria Stadium, Egypt.

Afcon: Super Eagles shun dinner after losing to Madagascar

Super Eagles players shunned dinner for an emergency meeting as they returned to their hotel following their 2-0 defeat at the hands of Madagascar in their final Group B game of the Africa Cup of Nations at the Alexandria Stadium on Sunday.
What would have been a massive payday for the Super Eagles was bungled following the team’s shocking loss to Madagascar in a final Group B game of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations played yesterday.

Afcon: Super Eagles must improve on goal scoring in next game – Kadiri Ikhana

Former Nigeria international Kadiri Ikhana says the Super Eagles must improve on their goalscoring form as they take on their Round of 16 opponents at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations currently going on in Egypt.
Gernot Rohr

Afcon: Why Super Eagles lost to Madagascar – Gernot Rohr

The coach of the Nigeria national team, Gernot Rohr, has tried to explain possible factors responsible for the Super Eagles’ shocking 2-0 defeat against Madagascar at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday.
Election watchdogs last month ruled that only two parties, both allied to President Patrice Talon, met toughened conditions of admissibility under new electoral laws.

Oppositions urge Benin Republic president to resign

The Alliance for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (ASDA) has called for Benin Republic President Patrice Talon’s resignation, saying he has lost the trust of the people.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with President Patrice Talon of Benin Republic at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari holds bilateral talks with Benin’s Patrice Talon

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with President Patrice Talon of Benin Republic at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

AFCON: Guinea have shortcomings – coach

Guinea head coach Paul Put has revealed that his side ‘has shortcomings’ that needs to be addressed before the commencement of the Afcon.

President Buhari: Political, religious leaders fueling insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari has accused ethnic, political and religious leaders of sponsoring and inciting inter-communal and inter-religious strife and violence in the country.

President Buhari: I declared June 12 democracy day to correct injustice meted-out on Nigeria

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.

Generals Gowon, Abdulsalami, others absent at maiden June 12 celebration

None of the former heads of state and presidents was present at the commemoration of the maiden edition of the newly recognised June 12 Democracy Day celebration on Wednesday.

Kidnapper: I’ve lost count of number of people I killed in one year

A suspected kidnapper, Sani Haruna aka Gayu, who was arrested by the Inspector General of Police special team has confessed to newsmen that he has lost count of the number of people he killed for failing to pay ransom.

Nigerian Navy hands over nine oil thieves to NSCDC

Nine foreign nationals who allegedly siphoned petroleum products from an oil pipeline at the Atlas Cove area have been handed over to the officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) by the Nigerian Navy.

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Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari planning to spend N2.5 trillion on debt servicing

Barely a week after drawing the attention of Nigerians to the nation’s increasing debt stock since the assumption of office by President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said N2.5 trillion would go down the drain by the end of 2019 in debt servicing.

Federal government trains 45,000 Nigerians on entrepreneurial skills

The Federal Government said 45,000 Nigerians were trained on various entrepreneurial skills in the last two years to curb unemployment in the country.
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South African troops pull out of violent Cape Town suburbs

South African soldiers pulled out of gang-ridden suburbs of Cape Town on Friday after a brief show of force, leaving residents uncertain about what to expect next.

Labourer jailed 28 months for indecently touching woman

A Minna Magistrates’ Court, on Friday sentenced a labourer, Abubakar Mohammed, to 28 months in prison for indecently touching a woman while taking a ride in a tricycle.
Semi Ajayi

Semi Ajayi set to dump Rotherham United for West Brom

The tall centre-back can also play in midfield and will be a good addition to the West Brom squad who will be looking to secure promotion to the English Premier League next season.