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VAR cannot work in Nigerian football competitions for now – stakeholders

Some sports stakeholders in Nasarawa state on Thursday observed that the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in local football fixtures in the country would fail due to certain obvious reasons.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Federal government urges Nigerians to apply for international jobs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged qualified Nigerians to apply for the vacant position of Director-General of the Islamic Centre for Development of Trade in Casablanca, Kingdom of Morocco.
Jo Bonfrere with former Super Eagles assistant coach Bitrus Bewarang at the Agege Stadium Lagos

CHANQ: Jo Bonfrere faults Imama Amapakabo tactics against Togo

Former Super Eagles coach Johannes Bonfrere has slammed the tactics deployed by the U-23 head coach Imama Amapakabo against Togo during Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Cup Championship (CHAN) second leg qualifier encounter at the Agege Stadium, Lagos.
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.

CHANQ: Imama Amapakabo yet to recover from Eagles ouster

Super Eagles team B coach, Imama Amakapabo, is yet to recover from his team ouster from the CHAN qualifiers after the better forgotten disgraceful exit from the event.
Moroccan authorities arrested on Friday a Libyan national for alleged links to international drug trafficking network at Casablanca’s Mohammed V International Airport.

Morocco arrests Libyan national over alleged links with drug trafficking

Moroccan authorities arrested on Friday a Libyan national for alleged links to international drug trafficking network at Casablanca’s Mohammed V International Airport.

One dead, five injured as Morocco football fans clash

One person was killed and five injured in clashes between rival football fans after a cup tie near the Moroccan city of Casablanca, local authorities said Wednesday.

One dead, five injured as football fans clash

One person was killed and five injured in clashes between rival football fans after a cup tie near the Moroccan city of Casablanca, local authorities said Wednesday.

Africa Games: Nigeria wins three golds in badminton, basketball, weightlifting

Nigeria on Sunday increased its medals at the ongoing 12th All Africa Games in Morocco, winning three gold medals in badminton, basketball and weightlifting.

Nigeria ease past Egypt in Badminton to book final berth

Nigeria on Sunday defeated Egypt in Casablanca at the ongoing 12th African Games 3-0 to qualify for the final of the Badminton team event.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Team Nigeria begins quest for medals in taekwondo, boxing

Team Nigeria’s search for first medal at the 12th African Games continues today as six Taekwondists and two boxers will be in action in Rabat.

African Games: Chris Danjuma tasks Falconets to write their names in gold

Nigeria U20 women's head coach Christopher Danjuma has backed his side to claim the coveted gold medal at the 2019 African Games in Morocco.
Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere, the General Overseer of Omega Power Ministry, OPM, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has said God did not call him to buy jet and flashy cars for his wife and children but to preach the gospel and reach out to the poor in a bid to bring them to Christ.

Apostle: God didn’t call me to buy jet, flashy cars

Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere, the General Overseer of Omega Power Ministry, OPM, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has said God did not call him to buy jet and flashy cars for his wife and children but to preach the gospel and reach out to the poor in a bid to bring them to Christ.
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.

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Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Nigeria, Benin, Niger set up committee on border reopening

Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and Niger, have established a joint border patrol team comprising the Police, Customs, Immigration of the tripartite countries to recommend a date for the reopening of the borders.

US calls for peaceful, free, transparent elections in Kogi, Bayelsa

The U.S. government has called for a free and fair election in the upcoming gubernatorial eletions in Kogi and Bayelsa, stating that it would be paying close attentions to electoral offenders.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

Minister directs NCC to address issues of automatic voicemails on existing phonelines

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has ordered the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to immediately ensure that issues regarding automatic voicemails are addressed on all existing phone lines in the country.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Local Governments and Community Affairs, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, has admonished public officials working in the 57 Local Governments/Local Council Development Areas of the State to rise above the traditional constraints and old ways of doing things and begin to think globally, but act locally to facilitate the achievement of the developmental agenda and blueprint of the State Government in all sectors of the State’s economy.

Lagos: Public servants must think globally, but act locally

The Lagos State Commissioner for Local Governments and Community Affairs, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, has admonished public officials working in the 57 Local Governments/Local Council Development Areas of the State to rise above the traditional constraints and old ways of doing things and begin to think globally, but act locally to facilitate the achievement of the developmental agenda and blueprint of the State Government in all sectors of the State’s economy.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 7

AFCON U23: Olympic Eagles battle ready for South Africa – Taiwo Awoniyi

Nigeria Olympic Eagles star striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, believes the coach Imama Amapakabo-led national U-23 has now got back its mojo working after Tuesday’s thrilling 3-1 win over Zambia, adding they are now ready to face the Amaglug-glug of South Africa in today’s top of the table Group B match at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo.