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At least 50 people, mostly fishermen, have been killed in raids by Boko Haram terrorists on Lake Chad in late December. The militants had disguised as traders and attacked the fishermen.

Boko Haram gunmen disguise as traders kill 50 fishermen

At least 50 people, mostly fishermen, have been killed in raids by Boko Haram terrorists on Lake Chad in late December. The militants had disguised as traders and attacked the fishermen.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram militants massacre dozens in Lake Chad attack

Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed at least 50 people on an island on Lake Chad, bordering Cameroon and Chad, a local official told the BBC.
Cameroon President Paul Biya attends the Paris Peace Forum, France, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Mixed reaction to Cameroon’s renewed threats to separatists

There have been mixed reactions in Cameroon to President Paul Biya's renewed threat to crush separatist fighters in the country's two English-speaking regions. Many Cameroonians were expecting Biya to announce new peace measures in an end-of-year message.
Abia Warriors were 25 minutes away from their first away win of the season at the Pantami Stadium in Gombe before Hassan Musa’s close-range header secured a 1-1 draw for Wikki Tourists in one of Sunday’s Matchday 10 fixtures.

Hassan Musa’s goal ensures Wikki Tourists share spoils against Abia Warriors

Abia Warriors were 25 minutes away from their first away win of the season at the Pantami Stadium in Gombe before Hassan Musa’s close-range header secured a 1-1 draw for Wikki Tourists in one of Sunday’s Matchday 10 fixtures.

Foreign scouts applaud LEG Lagos challenge

Foreign scouts who monitored the 2019 LEG Lagos challenge has applauded future soccer stars and organizers of the annual football trial.
SAMUEL ETO'O

Former Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o launches music career

Former Inter striker Samuel Eto’o has announced that he will be launching a new music career with a post on his Twitter page yesterday.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Borno: Why we donated vehicles to Cameroonian vigilance group

The Borno State Government said it donated patrol vehicles to members of Cameroonian vigilante to enhance the fight against insurgents in border communities of the state.
Ghana’s Vincent Torgah on Sunday in Abuja claimed the Nigeria Masters title for a record third time in a row, extending his lead and Order of Merit point in the African Tour.

Ghana’s Torgah claims Nigeria Masters title for a record third time

Ghana’s Vincent Torgah on Sunday in Abuja claimed the Nigeria Masters title for a record third time in a row, extending his lead and Order of Merit point in the African Tour.
Enyimba have been dumped out of CAF Champions League by Sudan’s Al–Hilal after a 1-0 victory in Omdurman on Sunday.

Rangers, Enyimba lose CAF Cup group openers

Nigerian contenders Enugu Rangers and Enyimba were both beaten by north African clubs on Sunday as the CAF Confederation Cup group phase kicked off.

UN: 218,000 Nigerian refugees living in three neighbouring countries

About 218,000 Nigerian refugees are living in three neighbouring countries – Cameroon, Chad and the Niger Republic – the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has said.
Montreal Impact striking sensation Orji Okwonkwo is eagerly being expected at the national U-23 camp in Abuja as the Olympic Eagles brace up for the forthcoming Total U-23 Africa Cup of nations to be hosted by Egypt between November 8 and 22.

Orji Okwonkwo: Hard work‘ll earn Nigeria Tokyo Olympics ticket

Bustling Montreal Impact striker Orji Okwonkwo has said hard work and luck will earn the Olympic Eagles one of the continental’s three tickets to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Football Tournament as the 2019 Total CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) gets underway in Egypt today.
Flood has sacked many Olomu communities, destroying farm produce and means of livelihood, with many people displaced from their homes.

NHISA: Five states face imminent flooding, should be on ‘red alert’

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NHISA) says five states of the country should be on a ‘red alert’ of imminent flooding.

NHSA: Edo, Delta, Rivers, two others to witness more flood soon

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency has alerted state government of possible flooding in Edo, Delta, Anambra, Rivers and Bayelsa States as a result of current flooding in Adamawa because of the release of water from the Lagdo dam in Cameroon.
Samuel Eto'o

Samuel Eto’o: Why I’m best African player in history

The 38-year-old Cameroon legend recently put an end to an illustrious career on 7 September 2019, after winning 18 major trophies, including three Champions Leagues and two Africa Cup of Nations titles as well as an Olympic gold medal.
Ibrahim Magu

Internet fraud: Mompha, Lebanese laundered $33 billion – Ibrahim Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, yesterday said the agency had perfected strategies aimed at dismantling a trans-national criminal group that specialized on internet fraud.
Etienne Eto’o son of former Cameroon international Samuel Etoo

Etienne Eto’o on why he wants to play for Cameroon ahead of Spain

Etienne Eto'o Pineda, son of former Cameroon captain and African football legend Samuel is keen to retrace his father's national team footsteps.
Romelu Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku thriving at Inter Milan after Manchester United flop

Italian coach Antonio Conte has made his “gentle giant” Romelu Lukaku the focus of Inter Milan’s attack this season where the striker has found his scoring touch again after leaving Manchester United.
Two men were arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated common assault at Saturday’s FA Cup qualifying match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town in North London, the capital’s Metropolitan Police said.

London police arrest two over racial abuse during football match

Two men were arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated common assault at Saturday’s FA Cup qualifying match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town in North London, the capital’s Metropolitan Police said.

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Governor Nyesom Wike acted illegally by suspending the chairman of Abua-Odua local Government Council, the Civil Rights Council said.

CRC: Rivers governor acted illegally suspending council chairmen

Governor Nyesom Wike acted illegally by suspending the chairman of Abua-Odua local Government Council, the Civil Rights Council said.
National Public Health Reference Laboratory in Gaduwa, Abuja - NCDC - Coronavirus - Covid-19 -- 1

Nigeria records 22 new coronavirus cases, total now 276

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Wednesday evening that fifteen of the cases are Lagos, four in FCT, two in Bauchi and one is Edo
Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.

Chinese medics can’t attend to our patients – Nigerian doctors

Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.

Coronavirus: Doctor’s death in Katsina causes panic in Kogi

There was palpable panic on Wednesday in Kogi when the news of the death of a medical doctor in Katsina who was an indigene of the state filtered into the state.

NUPENG seeks justice over killing of Abia petrol station worker

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has expressed outrage over the killing of one of its members, Chibuisi Chikezie Okameme, aged 26, a petrol station worker in Abia State, on April 5.