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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.
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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.
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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.
Enyimba chairman Felix Anyansi-Agwu has insisted his club should not be written off as they could still go to Raja Casablanca and win to qualify for the final of this year’s CAF Confederation Cup despite the loss at home to the Moroccans.

CAFCC: Enyimba off to Morocco for Raja Casablanca clash

Enyimba players and their officials have left for Casablanca, Morocco for the second leg of their CAF Confederation Cup, semi-final clash against Raja Casablanca billed for Wednesday at the Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca.
Enyimba chairman Felix Anyansi-Agwu has insisted his club should not be written off as they could still go to Raja Casablanca and win to qualify for the final of this year’s CAF Confederation Cup despite the loss at home to the Moroccans.

Felix Anyansi-Agwu: Don’t write off Enyimba against Raja Casablanca

Enyimba chairman Felix Anyansi-Agwu has insisted his club should not be written off as they could still go to Raja Casablanca and win to qualify for the final of this year’s CAF Confederation Cup despite the loss at home to the Moroccans.
A view of the video assistant refereeing (VAR) operation room at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia International Broadcast Centre (IBC) in Moscow on June 9, 2018. Mladen ANTONOV - AFP

CAF to use VAR in Champions League and Confederation Cup finals

The Confederation of African Football have announced that the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be used in the finals of both the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup in November and December respectively.
Stanley Dimgba of Enyimba against Baye Ibrahim Niasse of Raja during the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup match between Enyimba FC of Nigeria v Raja Club Athletic of Morocco on October 3rd 2018 at Enyimba International Stadium,Aba © Kabiru Abubakar/fotodezamora

Enyimba FC deny Raja Casablanca’s abandonment claims

Enyimba FC club chairman Chief Felix Anyansi-Agwu has vehemently denied a claim by CAF Confederation Cup semi-finals opponents Raja Casablanca of Morocco.

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UAE promises boost for Osun economy as Gboyega Oyetola meets envoy

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Wizkid thrills Abuja revellers in sold-out concert

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Nigerian Army: Amnesty International working hard to destabilise Nigeria

The Nigerian Army has accused Amnesty International in Nigeria of working hard to destabilise the country.
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Leon Balogun: I’m enjoying my stay at Brighton

Brighton & Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun says he’s relishing his spell at the heart of the Seagulls’ backline, highlighting positives from Sunday’s 2-1 defeat to Chelsea at the Amex Stadium.