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A blaze ripped through a migrant camp in the Moroccan city of Casablanca on Sunday leaving “many injured”, authorities and camp residents said.

‘Many injured’ in Morocco migrant camp blaze

A blaze ripped through a migrant camp in the Moroccan city of Casablanca on Sunday leaving “many injured”, authorities and camp residents said.
Track & Field Athletics

Nigeria to compete in 23 sports at All Africa Games

Nigeria is expected to compete in athletics, football, table tennis, tennis, wrestling, weightlifting, badminton, judo, beach volleyball, boxing, canoe-kayak, chess, cycling, gymnastics, golf, handball, karate, rowing, shooting, swimming, basketball, handball and taekwondo.

African maritime body restates stand on building a viral sector

Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administration (AAMA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has reiterated the commitment of the African body to build a competitive maritime sector in Africa through continuous engagements and sharing of ideas.

After 20-year reign, Abdelaziz Bouteflika leaves Algeria with uncompleted $1.3 billion mosque

Algeria’s Abdelaziz Bouteflika may be gone, but his unfinished Great Mosque of Algiers looms large as a symbol of his 20-year reign and, many say, his megalomania.
FILE PHOTO: Moroccan activist and the leader of the protest movement Nasser Zefzafi gives a speech during a demonstration in the northern town of Al-Hoceima, seven months after a fishmonger was crushed to death inside a garbage truck as he tried to retrieve fish confiscated by the police, in Al-Hoceima, Morocco May 18, 2017. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal/File Photo

Jailed Morocco protest leader ‘sews lips together’

The jailed leader of a Moroccan protest movement, Nasser Zefzafi, has sewn his lips together after losing an appeal against a 20-year prison term, several sources said Tuesday.
Michael Babatunde of Wydad Casablanca

Michael Babatunde scores twice as Wydad beat Hoceima 6-1

Super Eagles forward Michael Babatunde scored twice for Wydad Casablanca in their 6-1 drubbing of Chabab Rif Hoceima in Monday’s Botola Pro league game at the Pere-Jégo stadium in Casablanca.
Raja Casablanca coach Patrice Carteron says he hopes the Caf Super Cup triumph will motivate his team for the rest of the season.

CAF Super Cup triumph will motivate us this season – Raja coach

Raja Casablanca coach Patrice Carteron says he hopes the Caf Super Cup triumph will motivate his team for the rest of the season.
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.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.