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Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. 3

AFCONQ: Nigeria, Senegal win as Cameroon held at home

Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.

VP Osinbajo leaves to represent Buhari at ECOWAS meeting in Niger

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is to represent President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Niger, where an Extraordinary ECOWAS summit is holding to review the ongoing situation in Guinea Bissau.
These are not the best of times for CHAN Eagles as they are battling with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over unpaid camp allowances ahead of their crunch CHAN 2020 qualifier against Togo this weekend.

Home-based Super Eagles groan over unpaid allowances

These are not the best of times for CHAN Eagles as they are battling with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over unpaid camp allowances ahead of their crunch CHAN 2020 qualifier against Togo this weekend.
Cabo Verde Airlines

Cabo Verde airline launches in Nigeria

Cabo Verde Airline, the national carrier of the Cape Verde Islands, will commence direct flights from Lagos, Nigeria to Cape Verde on December 9, 2019.
Guinea have won the West African Football Union plate competition, after defeating Cape Verde 4-3 on penalties on Saturday.

Guinea crowned WAFU 2019 plate champions

Guinea were crowned the Plate champions of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Cape Verde 4-3 in a penalty shoot-out after the match ended 0-0 at the Stade Lat Dior in Thies, Senegal on Saturday 12 October.
Cabo Verde Airlines

Cape Verde carrier begins direct Lagos flights

The national carrier of the Cape Verde Islands, Cabo Verde Airlines said on Tuesday that it would begin direct flights from Lagos to Cape Verde on December 9.
Former assistant coach of Nigeria’s U23 national team Fatai Amoo has stated that coach Imama Amapakabo’s home-based Eagles team have further put themselves under pressure following the team’s consecutive defeats against Togo in two different competitions within a week.

WAFU Cup: Imama Amapakabo admits blame for Super Eagles’ ouster

Coach Imama Amapakabo has taken responsibility for Super Eagles Team B ouster from the WAFU Cup of Nations in Senegal.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

WAFU Cup: Super Eagles crash out, lose on penalties to Cape Verde

Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal.g
Super Eagles team B goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has urged Nigerians to continue backing the team, as they look to qualify for CHAN next year.

WAFU Cup: Home-based Eagles crash out after defeat against Cape Verde

The home-based Super Eagles crashed out of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations after they lost 3-2 on penalties to Cape Verde in a losers’ quarterfinal clash on Saturday night in Thies, Senegal.
Despite varied explanations given by the coaching crew and players following their 4-1 defeat by Togo, soccer fans who spoke with Sportinglife.ng Sunday insist the CHAN Eagles underrated their opponents.

Why Togolese Hawks beat home-based Eagles again

Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B terrible form continued as they lost 2-1 to Togo in WAFU Cup clash in Senegal on Sunday.
Super Eagles team B goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has urged Nigerians to continue backing the team, as they look to qualify for CHAN next year.

Super Eagles B lands in Dakar for WAFU Cup of Nations

Nigeria’s home-based senior players have arrived in Dakar, capital of Senegal for the 2nd WAFU-FOX Cup of Nations starting in the Senegalese city of Thies on Saturday, 28th September.
Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.

Riyad Mahrez stars in Manchester City’s destruction of Watford

Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB spends $2 billion to train six million African scientists

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it has committed $2 billion to the education and training of six million science students in Africa from 2005 to date.
Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has appointed Vincent Mashami as their coach for the men's national football team.

Vincent Mashami named new Rwanda head coach

Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has appointed Vincent Mashami as their coach for the men's national football team.

Official: Bill to empower AIB investigate road, rail, marine accidents before Senate

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has disclosed that a bill to empower the bureau to investigate rail, road and marine accidents and serious incidents is currently before the Senate.
The senior national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, continued their impressive performance in the ongoing 2019 Afrobasket Women’s Championship, crushing Cameroon 106-39. 69

Afrobasket: D’Tigress takes on CDR in quarter final

Defending champions, D’Tigress of Nigeria will take on the Congo Democratic Republic in the first quarterfinal game at the Women Afrobasket in Dakar, Senegal.
The senior national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, continued their impressive performance in the ongoing 2019 Afrobasket Women’s Championship, crushing Cameroon 106-39. 85

In Pictures: D’Tigress run riot on Cameroon at Afrobasket

The senior national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, continued their impressive performance in the ongoing 2019 Afrobasket Women’s Championship, crushing Cameroon 106-39.
Nigeria team celebrating their FIBA Afrobasket Championship victory after beating Senegal by 65 to 48 points at the final played in Bamako, Mali. The victory also handed D’Tigresses passage to the World Championship as African champions.

Afrobasket: How D’Tigress zoomed into quarterfinal

Defending champions Nigeria’s D’Tigress, as well as Mali, Mozambique and Hosts Senegal have booked their places in the quarter-finals of the ongoing FIBA Women’s AfroBasket.

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The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA in Kwara arrests 119 drug suspects in six months

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested a total of 119 drug suspects between July and December.
Pep Guardiola's current Manchester City contract expires in 2021

Manchester City players banned from attending Christmas party

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola cancelled Christmas for his first-team stars, as they were banned from attending the club’s festive party.
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APC Rally: Edo government insists no rally or gathering must hold

The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.