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Suleiman Adamu: Saving Lake Chad non-negotiable

The Federal Government on Sunday pledged to strengthen trans-boundary partnerships with Lake Chad Basin member countries to save the Lake from extinction.
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Confident Super Eagles ready for Libyan Knights in Sfax

Super Eagles Franco-German Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has so much to prove this evening as his wards take on Libya’s Mediterranean Knights at the Stade Taïeb Mhiri in Sfax, Tunisia beginning at 7:00pm Nigerian time.

We will not tolerate cowardice – Nigerian Army warns personnel

The Nigerian Army has warned that it will not tolerate acts of cowardice from its personnel deploy in operations as sanction awaits those found exhibiting such.

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Basketball faithful applaud D’Tigers heroics

Some basketball fans have commended Nigeria’s senior national men’s team, D’Tigers for their heroics at the just-concluded FIBA Africa World Cup qualifiers which held in Lagos.

FIBA Qualifiers: NBBF chief Musa Kida thanks fans

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) under the leadership of Musa Kida, has expressed gratitude to basketball fans for coming out in large numbers to support the senior national men’s team, D’Tigers at the ongoing qualifiers for the 2019 World Cup in Chian.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

FIBA Qualifiers: We’re focused on beating all contenders – Alex Nwora

Alex Nwora, the head coach of the senior national basketball team, D’Tigers, on Sunday said that his team were focused on beating all contenders at the ongoing 2019 FIBA Africa World Cup Qualifiers in Lagos.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

FIBA Qualifiers: We are happy with our first victory – Alex Nwora

Alex Nwora, Head Coach, Nigeria’s Senior National Men’s Basketball team, D’Tigers, says winning their first game is the most important thing in the ongoing FIBA World Cup qualifiers holding in Lagos.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Alex Nwora optimistic of Nigeria’s performance

Head coach of D’Tigers of Nigeria, Alex Nwora has expressed optimism that his players would deliver the desired six points in the fourth window of the FIBA World Cup 2019 African qualifiers starting on Friday, September 14 through to Sunday, September 16.

FIBA Qualifiers: NBBF confident of good outing

“We have opened up the space to invite our top players, we have been very open also for any professional Nigerian playing outside the country and within the country to present themselves so that they can try out in camp.”
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NIDO lament ordeals faced by illegal migrants heading to South Africa

Dr Kingsman Chikelu, the Chairman, Africa chapter of the Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation has lamented the ordeals faced by illegal migrants travelling by land toward South Africa.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

Alex Nwora targets early preparation for final FIBA World Cup African qualifiers

Nigeria national Basketball team, D’Tigers’ head coach, Alex Nwora, has stated that preparations for the next 2019 FIBA World Cup African qualifiers in September will start in earnest.

Polio: Over 100,000 children yet to be immunised in Northeast – Minister

Polio remains a threat in Nigeria as over 100,000 child are yet to be immunised against the disease in the northeastern part of country, Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, says.

UNDP to donate houses, schools to displaced persons

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) is to donate houses, schools and health centres to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ngwom, Borno state.

Team Nigeria wins 21 medals, leads Africa Wrestling Championships

Team Nigeria has won a total of 21 medals, leading the medal table at the ongoing Africa Wrestling Championships holding at the Alfred Diete-Spiff Civic Centre, Port Harcourt.

Nigeria’s female wrestlers win 10 medals at Africa Championships

Nigeria’s female wrestlers have begun to prove their dominance in wrestling having won 10 medals at the ongoing Africa Wrestling Championships holding at the Alfred Diete-Spiff Civic Centre, Port Harcourt.

Africa Wrestling Championships commence with Greco-Roman cadet event

The Africa Wrestling Championships game commenced on Wednesday in Port Harcourt with Greco-Roman cadets event at the Alfred Diete-Spiff civil centre.

Nigeria wins swimming championship

Nigeria on Sunday swept the medals table to emerge winner of the 2nd Africa Zone 2 Junior Swimming Championship at the newly refurbished National Stadium Swimming Pool.

Nigeria ranks among world’s least powerful passport as Singapore tops most powerful

Nigeria has one of the least powerful passports in the world, a new ranking showed on Wednesday.

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Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.