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Three time Nations cup winners Nigeria lead the list of top football nations seeded ahead of the draw for the 2021 Nations Cup to be hosted by Cameroon.
The Group Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, has made case for a strong air carrier for Nigeria, saying it would benefit Africa and help reduce dominance of foreign carriers (non-African airlines) on the continent.
Ex-Nigeria international Nwankwo Kanu has called on fans to get behind the Super Eagles ahead of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) opener against Burundi on Saturday.
Cameroon’s soccer team has refused to leave their hotel to board a flight to the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt because of a players’ pay dispute, a team spokeswoman said on Friday.
If current trends are not checked, there will be more than 70 million babies born to teenage girls globally between now and 2030, a new report by Save the Children has found.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, said for countries in the West African sub region to successfully tackle criminalities confronting them, security heads of member states must not only begin to share their experiences but also re-assess as well as harmonise crime control and operations in their respective countries.
Less than four weeks after Nigeria signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Council of Police Organisations (INTERPOl), the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, will this week host a meeting of police and security chiefs from INTERPOL, West Africa and some key countries in Africa.
Nigeria and Republic of Angola have agreed to work together to enhance peace, stability and security in Africa particularly in the West and Central Africa sub region.
President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the acceptance of the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, to co-chair a Special Session to raise $50 billion to fund the inter-basin water transfer from Central Africa to revive the Lake Chad, the presidency said in a statement, Tuesday.
The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the Central Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper 2019 – 2025.
Ibn Ouf said he would be replaced by Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, general inspector of the armed forces, as head of the transitional council, which will rule the country for two years until elections.
Government forces in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions killed no fewer than 170 civilians over the past six months, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday.
Burundi has released three schoolgirls who were detained over accusation of scribbling on President Pierre Nkurunziza’s picture in textbooks which led to international outcry.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has inaugurated the Progress Report on 2018 Demographic Dividend in West and Central Africa with a call for multiplying strategic partnership and scaling up successful demographic dividend capture initiatives.
Authorities closed the week preparing for a final push to the proposed merger between Kenya Airways and the agency that manages the country’s airports — the Kenya Airports Authority.
The government of the Central African Republic and 14 armed groups inked a new peace accord on Tuesday seeking to end years of fighting that have left thousands of people dead.
After the recent opening of a bridge linking The Gambia and Senegal, two other African countries have started plans to do same.
A 47-year-old tailor, Popoola Abolade, was on Friday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a company of N1.48 million.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders Kogi State chapter, have taken legal action against the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over the indirect mode of primaries adopted by the national leadership for the election of candidates for the November 16 Kogi State governorship poll.
US rapper A$AP Rocky will spend another week in custody in Sweden as police continue to investigate an alleged fight in Stockholm.
A Kabusa Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Friday ordered that an apprentice, Olaniyan Joshua, charged with attempting to steal a vehicle, be remanded in prison, pending hearing on bail application.
Tipper drivers in Anambra state on Friday blocked the ever-busy Enugu-Onitsha expressway in Awka in protest of alleged extortion by agents of state government.
Abia State government has begun closing land sale gaps that may let in the suspended rural grazing area (Ruga) policy through the backdoor.
Bayelsa State House Assembly has passed a three-point resolution ordering the suspension of Mr Walton Liverpool as the Executive Secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Board for illegal award of contracts.
Earlier, another petitioners’ witness, Magdiel Samaki, who said he was a Nigerian Ambassador to Romania, said he could not recall history relating to the plebiscite conducted in Northern Cameroon in 1961
Bilateral relations between China and Nigeria have reached a new height following yesterday’s meeting of the representatives of the two countries.
The Plateau State Emergency Management (SEMA) said seven people had died and one other was critically injured during Monday’s building collapse in Jos.