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The federal government on Wednesday said all was set to begin repatriation of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon, Niger and Chad back home.
A total of 4982 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon are set to return as the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, has begun moves to that effect.
Ajax’s Cameroonian international goalkeeper Andre Onana has been suspended for one year for doping, the Dutch club said on Friday.
English-speaking Cameroonians have ignored calls by separatists to close their businesses and protest a visit by an envoy of the Roman Catholic Church. Cardinal Pietro Parolin called for reconciliation among disgruntled Cameroonians and their government, though separatists accuse the church of being indifferent to their plight.
Disturbed by the frequent trans-border banditry and other criminal activities, communities along Nigeria-Cameroon border have set up patrol teams to checkmate criminality in the area.
The interim President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Constant Omari, Friday, led a delegation of football officials that included FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, to an audience with Paul Biya, the President of Cameroon.
Dangote Industries Ltd has expressed optimism that its cement expansion plan and fertiliser investments will open new trade routes for the company and Nigeria under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) that kicked off on January 1.
The Madrid-based outfit secured the Indomitable Lionesses star as a free agent after successfully seeing out her two-year contract with 2020 Norwegian Toppserien winners Valerenga last December.
Landmines planted by Boko Haram jihadists have killed 11 security personnel, including four soldiers in northeast Nigeria, security sources said on Tuesday.
Cameroonian official said Friday he had found evidence that, as widely suspected, Boko Haram militants have been establishing close ties in Cameroonian political and business circles. The revelation came after Cameroon’s military arrested a former lawmaker for allegedly supplying cattle to the Nigerian terrorist group.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar has remanded 8 persons for kidnapping, terrorism and possession of illegal firearms at the Afokang Correctional Service centre.
Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir played their Champions League match to a conclusion on Wednesday, 24 hours after it had been suspended, with Neymar scoring a hat-trick before saying both teams had felt compelled to make a stand against racism in what was an unprecedented protest over an alleged comment by an official.
Arta Solar, the Djibouti club captained by former Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder Alex Song, suffered a humiliating 9-1 CAF Confederation Cup defeat on Friday by Al Mokawloon Al Arab in Egypt.
Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Thursday received a Cameroonian military delegation led by the 4th region joint military commander, General Saly Mohammadou at the Government House, Maiduguri.
The spokesman of NAF, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, in a post on the Whatsapp platform of the NAF/Defence Correspondents said what happened was that the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) helicopter had issues shortly after takeoff from Banki to Maiduguri and had to make emergency landing.
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets coach, Fatai Amoo has disclosed that the team is setting sights on making the country proud at the forthcoming U-17 Africa Cup of Nations, slated for Morocco.
The Brazilian sat out the first leg of PSG's last-16 Champions League tie against Barca as a result, but could now be in line to return against his former club in midweek.
A Jos Central Area Court, sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Monday granted a man, Eche Samson, divorce on grounds that his wife of three years, Blessing, abandoned him for one year.
The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has secured the conviction of Temitope Oluwasanmi and Augustine Olayinka before Justice Mojisola Dada of a Special Offences Court, Lagos State High Court, Ikeja.
In a letter to the Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, dated February 23, 2021, and referenced DHE/POLY/39/C.1/I/84, the President said the polytechnic would “supply the needed human resources required for national development.”
Dr. Amanda Nang’andu Malungo, a Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon has shattered the glass ceiling to become the first female plastic surgeon in Zambia following her successful double qualification; Masters in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Smile Train-COSECSA Fellowship program.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of plotting a forceful take over of Zamfara State because of the security challenges confronting the state.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has disclosed that Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state and himself decided to sheath their swords and find better ways of resolving issues rather than resorting to media face-off thereby exacerbating the already tensed atmosphere in the country.
Peter Obi: Nigeria won’t succeed if federal government dialogues with bandits, abandons intellectuals
A former governor of Anambra State and vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election, Mr Peter Obi, has said that Nigeria will hardly become a successful country if bandits are considered above intellectuals for a meeting by the federal government.
Sen. Bassey Ewa Henshaw (Cross River South 2003-2011) on Friday called for more equitable distribution of positions, responsibilities and opportunities irrespective of gender and social status to bring out the best in the citizens.