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Juan Carlos Garrido

Raja Casablanca sack coach Juan Carlos Garrido

Raja Casablanca have fired coach Juan Carlos Garrido following last Saturday's 2-0 defeat to Tunisian side Club African in the Arab Club Champions Cup.
Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA)

Nigeria, 53 others listed for 2019 African Games in Morocco

After Morocco has been confirmed as host of the 2019 African Games, Nigeria and 53 other nations have been listed for the continental multi-sports fiesta holding in Rabat and Casablanca.

Morocco arrests five more in hikers’ murder probe

Moroccan authorities have made five new arrests linked to the murder a week ago of two Scandinavian women in the High Atlas mountains, the country's counter-terror chief said on Monday.
Maren Ueland

Police: Morocco tourist murder video ‘real’

A video appearing to show the murder of one of two tourists killed in Morocco is almost certainly real, Norwegian police have concluded.

Baba Garba: Muhammadu Buhari’s visit has enhanced Nigeria-Morocco ties

President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the Kingdom of Morcco in June has enhanced bilateral relations between the two African countries, says Nigeria’s Ambassador to the country, Amb. Baba Garba.
Raja Casablanca Fans

Raja Casablanca face CAF sanctions for use of flares during Confederation Cup final

Raja Casablanca could be in trouble with Caf after the excessive use of flares by their fans amid allegations of attacks on AS Vita players after the match.

Morocco seeks collaboration with Nigeria to promote intra-Africa tourism

Mr Jalal Imani, Africa Director of the Moroccan National Tourism Office, has called for collaboration between the country and Nigeria to promote tourism within Africa.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.
Super Eagles

Nigeria, Uganda, Mali, Morocco qualify for Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria, Uganda, Mali and Morocco qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday while Libya scored eight goals to keep alive their hopes of also featuring at the finals.
Hakim Ziyech scored twice as Morocco defeated Cameroon 2-0 in Casablanca on Friday to take a giant step towards next year's Africa Cup of Nations.

Morocco qualify for 2019 Nations Cup

Morocco qualified for next year's Africa Cup of Nations without kicking a ball on Saturday when Comoros beat Malawi 2-1.
Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah scores late winner as Egypt beat Tunisia, Morocco sink Cameroon

Mohamed Salah scored a last-minute winner as Egypt came from behind to end Tunisia’s 100 percent record in African Nations Cup qualifying with a 3-2 win in Alexandria on Friday.
Clarence Seedorf

Clarence Seedorf blames Morocco penalty for Afcon qualifier defeat in Casablanca

Clarence Seedorf feels that the opening goal that Cameroon conceded against Morocco was the defining moment that marked his first defeat since he took over the reins as the Indomitable Lions Manager, three months ago.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Moroccan King Mohammed VI shake hands as they inaugurate a high-speed line at Rabat train station, in Rabat, France November 15, 2018. Christophe Archambault-Pool via Reuters

Morocco inaugurates Africa’s fastest train

King Mohammed VI and French President Emmanuel Macron boarded the train for the inaugural trip from Tangier to the capital Rabat.

Afreximbank, CDC sign $100 million agreement to support trade facilitation

The deal which was signed in Casablanca, Morocco, recently will see the CDC provide unfunded risk participation to Afreximbank as the Bank provides trade finance products that include trade confirmation services; trade confirmation guarantee; and irrevocable reimbursement undertakings.

Morocco imposes online entry permit rule for African travellers

Morocco has imposed a new rule requiring African migrants to fill out an online travel form for approval at least 96 hours before leaving home.
Gabriel Okechukwu (extreme left) and Michael Babatunde (extreme right) with Enyimba stars

CAFCC: Wydad Casablanca stars Gabriel Okechukwu, Michael Babatunde rally support for Enyimba

Wydad Casablanca stars Gabriel Okechukwu and Michael Babatunde have drummed up support for Enyimba ahead of tonight’s CAF Confederation Cup semifinal against Raja Casablanca in Morocco.
Enyimba Usman Abdallah

Usman Abdallah: Enyimba will surprise Raja in Casablanca

Enyimba head coach, Usman Abdallah, is confident his side can claim a place in the final of the CAF Confederation Cup at the expense of Raja Casablanca despite going down to a 1-0 defeat in Aba in the first leg of their semi-final fixture.

Enyimba face huge challenge against watertight Raja Casablanca

Enyimba of Nigeria must succeed where five other clubs have failed if they hope to shock hosts Raja Casablanca of Morocco on Wednesday and reach the CAF Confederation Cup final.

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Man jailed 15 years in Ekiti for manslaughter

A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been jailed for 15 years by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the offence during a land dispute between Ayede Ekiti and Itaji Ekiti in 2017.

NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
National Judicial Council | NJC

Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.