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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s provincial chairmen meeting at the party headquarters in Ankara on March 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - ADEM ALTAN

Recep Erdogan: Russia managing Libya war ‘at highest level’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Russia of managing the Libyan conflict “at the highest level”, local media reported Saturday, as Ankara-Moscow tensions mount.
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Report: One in four African children live in conflict zones

About 170 million children live in conflict zones across Africa – equivalent to one in every four African children – the highest absolute number of any region in the world, according to a report by Save the Children, a non-governmental organisation.

African leaders grapple with failure to ‘silence the guns’

Seven years ago, amid extravagant celebrations marking the African Union's 50th anniversary, the continent's heads of state declared they would "end all wars in Africa by 2020."
Type 56-2 assault rifle with a serial number reading 3728564, documented in March 2018 in Gusau, Nigeria. CAR

Report: Herdsmen weapons supplied from Côte d’Ivoire, Libya, Turkey

Herdsmen attacking farmers in Kaduna state, Katsina state, and Zamfara state were reportedly supplied weapons from Côte d’Ivoire, Libya and Turkey.

At least 50 killed in militia clashes in Central African Republic town

Clashes between rival armed groups in Bria, a strategic town in eastern Central African Republic, have left dozens dead, a senior official said on Tuesday.
Swiss-born Nigerian goalkeeper Sebastian Osigwe has disclosed that he’s ready to represent Nigeria ahead at an international level ahead of Switzerland.

Swiss-born goalkeeper ready to dump Switzerland for Nigeria

Swiss-born Nigerian goalkeeper Sebastian Osigwe has disclosed that he’s ready to represent Nigeria ahead at an international level ahead of Switzerland.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

WCQ: NFF urged to sort contract issues with Gernot Rohr quickly

Former Nigeria goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has urged the Nigeria Football Federation to resolve the future of the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr quickly.
Super Eagles prospect, Sebastian Osigwe has backed Gernot Rohr’s men to qualify for Qatar 2022 and reiterated his desire to represent Nigeria ahead of Switzerland

Sebastian Osigwe: It’ll be a dream to play for Super Eagles

Super Eagles prospect Sebastian Osigwe has backed Gernot Rohr’s men to qualify for Qatar 2022 and reiterated his desire to represent Nigeria ahead of Switzerland.
Nigeria has slipped on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019, scoring 26 per cent.

Nigeria now fourth most corrupt country in West Africa

Nigeria has slipped on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019, scoring 26 per cent.
Lagos State Students emerged winners at the 2019 Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) National Children’s Arts, Science and Technology Expo clinching the 1st position and 2nd Runner-up in Arts/Crafts and the Science and Technology category respectively.

WCQ: NTA, HotSports affirm commitment to live broadcast

With the fixtures for the next FIFA World Cup qualifiers now known, the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and its marketing partner, HotSports have confirmed their readiness to transmit all the six matches involving the Super Eagles in the second round.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr undergoes surgery in Germany

Embattled Super Eagles’ manager, Gernot Rohr, has revealed that he underwent a minor tooth surgery in his native country, Germany.
Liberia will prove to the boogie team and unlikely dark horse in their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying group according to former General Secretary of the LFA Borsay Yanqueh.

WCQ: Super Eagles warned not to underrate Liberia

Liberia will prove to the boogie team and unlikely dark horse in their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying group according to former General Secretary of the LFA Borsay Yanqueh.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is satisfied with his team performance against Lesotho in Sunday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying Group L matchday-two fixture at the Setsoto Stadium, Maseru. 3

WCQ: Super Eagles warned against complacency

Former Nigerian international Mutiu Adepoju said the Super are the favorite to qualify for the next phase of the Qatar 2022 world cup qualifiers from Group C.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

WCQ: Gernot Rohr cautious as Nigeria draw Cape Verde, CAR, Liberia

German coach Gernot Rohr said the Super Eagles have the strength in depth to weather the storm and ensure progress after Nigeria was drawn against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

WCQ: Super Eagles drawn in ‘soft group’ in qualifying campaign

Nigeria have been drawn to square up against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals.

WCQ: Wilfred Ndidi calls on Nigeria to progress from Group C

Leicester City midfielder Wilfried Ndidi has implored the Nigeria national team to make it to the playoff round of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers after they were drawn in Group C alongside Cape Verde, the Central African Republic and Liberia.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

WCQ: Nigeria to face Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Liberia

Nigeria have been drawn in the same group with Cape Verde, Central African Republic and Liberia in the second round of Africa's World Cup 2022 qualifiers.
Super Eagles, Cape Verde, Liberia, and Central African Republic will battle each other in Group C of the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

2022 WCQ: Nigeria draw Cape Verde, Liberia, CAR

Super Eagles, Cape Verde, Liberia, and Central African Republic will battle each other in Group C of the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers

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Teenager steals N340,000 after hiding in bank’s toilet overnight

A 16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, who allegedly hid in the toilet of a bank overnight and stole N340,000 was yesterday, remanded at Special Correctional Centre for boys in Oregun, by a Lagos magistrate’s court sitting in Igbosere.