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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak – ousted by the military in 2011 – has died in hospital in Cairo aged 91.

Ousted former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak passes on in Cairo

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak – ousted by the military in 2011 – has died in hospital in Cairo aged 91.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Emmanuel Amuneke: El Makkasa won’t be relegated under my guide

Nigerian coach Emmanuel Amuneke has told newsmen that his immediate priority is to save Egyptian club, Misr El Makkasa, from relegation in the ongoing 2019/2020 Egyptian Premier League.

Nigeria secures $1.46 billion to complete Ajaokuta Steel

The federal government has secured about $1.46 billion for the completion of the Ajaokuta Steel Mills in Ajaokuta, Kogi State.
A Cairo criminal court sentenced the brother of a former Egyptian finance minister to 30 years in jail on Saturday for smuggling antiquities out of the country, a judicial source said.

Egypt ex-minister’s brother jailed for smuggling antiquities

A Cairo criminal court sentenced the brother of a former Egyptian finance minister to 30 years in jail on Saturday for smuggling antiquities out of the country, a judicial source said.
Patrick George Zaki, 27, had been in Bologna since August 2019 for his postgraduate studies and returned to Egypt's capital for a brief family visit on Friday, according to the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR).

Egypt arrests, tortures human rights advocate – rights group

An Egyptian researcher and activist has been arrested at Cairo's international airport upon his arrival from Italy, in a move that raised alarm and prompted condemnation by human rights groups.
Reining Nigerian league champions Enyimba of Aba lost their opening Group game of 2019-2020 CAF Confederations Cup to Hassania Agadir of Morroco on Sunday.

CAFCC: Enyimba gets Horoya AC in quarter-final draw

Draws for the last eight of the Competition was held on Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt and Enyimba, who finished as runners-up in Group D will continue their campaign in a tricky fixture.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni (R) and Uganda's First Lady Janet Museveni (2nd R) pose for photo with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and his wife Sara Netanyahu (2nd L), at the State House in Entebbe, Uganda on February 3, 2020.

Meeting of Sudanese, Israeli leaders stirs debate in Sudan

A surprise meeting between Sudan's leader and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stirred controversy in Sudan on Tuesday, with the government saying it wasn't notified ahead of time and critics lambasting the talks on social media.
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on Monday rejected US President Donald Trump’s peace plan for the Middle East, calling on its 57 member states not to help implement it.

OIC rejects Donald Trump’s Middle East plan

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on Monday rejected US President Donald Trump’s peace plan for the Middle East, calling on its 57 member states not to help implement it.

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to sign agreement on dam by end of February

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan will sign a final agreement by the end of February on a disputed dam built by Ethiopia, the three nations said in a joint statement on Friday.
Enugu Rangers vice captain Tope Olusesi has expressed unequivocally that Rangers 1-0 win over Pyramids FC of Egypt was good for the team’s prestige even though it proved abortive at long run following El Masry’s 1-0 victory against Mauritania side Noaudibou which effectively knocked out Rangers out of the group stage of the CAF Confederation cup.

Amobi Ezeaku: Enugu Rangers counts positives despite CAF Confederation Cup ouster

Team manager of NPFL side and CAF Confederation Cup campaigners Enugu Rangers Barrister Amobi Ezeaku has stated that the Flying Antelopes are taking positives despite their CAF Confederation Cup ouster following the huge 1-0 win recorded against Pyramids FC of Egypt in Cairo to end the Egyptian side’s unbeaten run in the Confederation cup.
The High Administrative Court turned down an appeal by 80 researchers who favour the veil against a 2015 decision by the president of Cairo University banning them from wearing the niqab at the university.

Egypt’s top court upholds ban on face veil at Cairo university

Female faculty members at a flagship university in Egypt will not be able to wear the niqab, or full face veil, ruled the country’s top administrative court as it upheld a ban, state media reported on Monday.
Enugu Rangers player Tope Olusesi has stated that the Flying Antelopes fear no foe ahead of today’s draws into the group stage of the 2019-2020 CAF Confederation cup in Cairo.

Rangers keep CAF Confederations Cup hope alive

Nigeria’s Rangers International of Enugu yesterday picked a vital win against hosts, Pyramid FC in Cairo, Egypt, just as they kept hope alive in the ongoing CAF Confederations Cup.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

Immigration rescues nine girls being trafficked to Lebanon, Dubai, others

The Operatives of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Command in Lagos, has apprehended another 9 girls being trafficked.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Immigration service prevents trafficking of nine girls

The Operatives of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Command in Lagos, has apprehended another 9 girls being trafficked.

Injury ravaged Enugu Rangers seek redemption in Cairo

Coach of Rangers International Football Club of Enugu, Salisu Yusuf, is optimistic of returning from Cairo, Egypt with a good result as he leads his injury ravaged side to trade tackles with high flying, Pyramids F.C in a match day 5, Group A, Total/CAF Confederation cup encounter.
Lagos State Students emerged winners at the 2019 Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) National Children’s Arts, Science and Technology Expo clinching the 1st position and 2nd Runner-up in Arts/Crafts and the Science and Technology category respectively.

WCQ: NTA, HotSports affirm commitment to live broadcast

With the fixtures for the next FIFA World Cup qualifiers now known, the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and its marketing partner, HotSports have confirmed their readiness to transmit all the six matches involving the Super Eagles in the second round.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF will take every world cup qualifying tie seriously – board member

Board Member of the Nigeria Football Federation, Babagana Kali, has stated that the NFF will in its plan for the Super Eagles ensure they take all qualifying ties for the world cup journey seriously after witnessing the draws in person Tuesday evening in Cairo.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Emmanuel Amuneke set to replace Ahmed Mido at El-Makassa

Former African Footballer of the Year, Emmanuel Amuneke, is in pole position to take over the vacant coaching role at Egyptian Premier League side, Misr El-Makkasa, after the club sacked former Egyptian international Ahmed Mido on Wednesday.

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Kano prohibits Almajiri children from street begging

Kano State Government has banned street begging by Almajiri children in a bid to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary schools education policy in the state.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Asaba has sentenced one Tonwerigha Oyintonbra Tombrown to 66 years imprisonment without an option of fine for defrauding one Izabela Glogowska to the tune of ( €55,000) Fifty Five Thousand Euros under the pretext of paying it into her Perfect Money online account.

‘Yahoo boy’ bags 66 years jail term for €55,000 fraud

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Asaba has sentenced one Tonwerigha Oyintonbra Tombrown to 66 years imprisonment without an option of fine for defrauding one Izabela Glogowska to the tune of ( €55,000) Fifty Five Thousand Euros under the pretext of paying it into her Perfect Money online account.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate berates Ogoni cleanup despite $360 million provision

The Senate on Tuesday expressed disappointment over the slow pace of work on the Ogoniland cleanup project despite the $360m released for it.
Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said on Twitter that he had ordered medical authorities to take maximum precaution after the coronavirus case was announced by the health minister.

Algeria announces first confirmed case of coronavirus

Algeria has reported its first confirmed case of the new coronavirus, after an Italian man who arrived in the country on February 17 was put into isolation.
Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp believes goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi’s experience is coming to the fore, saying the gap left by Itumeleng Khune is slowly getting filled.

Pressure on Kaizer Chiefs manager to drop Daniel Akpeyi for Soweto derby

The pressure is mounting on Kaizer Chiefs Head Coach Ernst Middendorp to drop Daniel Akpeyi as first choice goalkeeper for Itumeleng Khune ahead of the Soweto Derby against Orlando Pirates this weekend.