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Former ECOWAS president passes on at 65

Alain Marcel de Souza, the former president of the ECOWAS Commission, died on Tuesday in Paris after suffering a heart attack, Beninese television reported on Wednesday.
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.
Laurent Lassimouillas, Patrick Picque, and a third freed hostage arrive in France. Francois Guillot-AFP-Getty Images

Burkina Faso: Ex-hostages pay homage to slain soldiers, tour guide

Burkinabe authorities and the former French and Korean hostages on Saturday paid tribute to the two French soldiers who died during a raid in northern Burkina Faso.

ECOWAS members express displeasure over political situation in Benin

Members of the ECOWAS Parliament has expressed displeasure in the political situation in Benin following the presentation of the Country Report from the Beninese delegation of the parliament.

ECOWAS sad over political situation in Benin

Members of the ECOWAS Parliament have expressed displeasure in the political situation in Benin following the presentation of the Country Report from the Beninese delegation of the parliament.
Enyimba coach Usman Abd’Allah is still excited about Sunday’s Oriental Derby against Enugu Rangers in which his team emerged with a 3-1 victory.

Enyimba’s Usman Abd’Allah excited over Oriental derby win against Enugu Rangers

Enyimba coach Usman Abd’Allah is still excited about Sunday’s Oriental Derby against Enugu Rangers in which his team emerged with a 3-1 victory.

Post-election crisis: UN sues for peace in Benin Republic

United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has sued for peaceful resolution of the ongoing post-election crisis in the Republic of Benin, Nigeria’s next-door neighbour.

Burundi, Lesotho eye first AFCON appearances

Lowly ranked Burundi and Lesotho are among 23 countries chasing 11 places at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament during the final qualifying round in March.
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Ten Benin ‘U17 players’ jailed for lying about their age

Ten Benin youth team players were jailed on Tuesday for lying about their age after they were kicked out of qualifying for next year's under-17 Africa Cup of Nations finals.

CAFCC: Enyimba coach Paul Aigbogun wary of giant killers Energie

Enyimba coach Paul Aigbogun believes Energie of Benin Republic deserve respect when the two sides lock horns in the first round, first leg of the CAF Confederations Cup at the Stade de L’admits, Cotonou on Wednesday.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde applauds Benin’s economic performance

While on a visit to Benin, Christine Lagarde, the director of the International Monetary Fund applauded the performance of the economy of the country.

Protesters storm the streets to protest against economic reforms in Benin Republic

Thousands of Beninese in Cotonou stormed the streets on Friday to protest against economic reforms and high cost of living.

Senegalese activist behind burning of CFA franc freed by Dakar court

The Senegalese activist behind the burning of the regional francophone currency, the CFA franc, has been released by a court in Dakar.

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Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Wikki Tourist have announced Garba Ibrahim as the interim replacement for their former manager Aliyu Zubairu, who resigned from the club at the weekend.

Wikki Tourists get new acting coach

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Wikki Tourist have announced Garba Ibrahim as the interim replacement for their former manager Aliyu Zubairu, who resigned from the club at the weekend.
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APC confirms attack on Adams Oshiomhole’s residence by political thugs

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday condemned the attack on the Benin residence of the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, by political thugs.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest four cultists ‘on wanted list’

Four members of dreaded Eiye cult group who have been on the wanted list of Lagos State Police Command for their participation in various activities that claimed lives of many innocent people have been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Joe Aribo thrilled to continue scoring streak for Super Eagles

Joe Aribo is elated to score on his second appearance for the Super Eagles following his sublime finish in the side’s 1-1 draw against Brazil on Sunday.
Nigeria Police

Three men drown while fleeing police arrest

It was gathered that the deceased and seven other of their friends were at the seaside around 1am when policemen alleged to be men of the defunct Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) stormed the place.