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Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has praised the Eagles, the coaching crew and himself for pushing the team to the 3rd best position in Africa and 42nd best in the world having taking over the team when it was not faring well in the FIFA Rankings over two years ago.

AFCON: No time to experiment with new players – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says two months to the Nations Cup in Egypt is too short a time to experiment with new players.
Soccer Football – England & Soccer Aid World XI Training – Motspur Park, London, Britain – June 7, 2018 Soccer Aid World XI’s Yaya Toure during training Action Images via Reuters-Andrew Boyers

Yaya Toure not contemplating retirement

Ivory Coast legend Yaya Toure has no immediate plans to retire from football and has not ruled out playing in the Middle East, United States or Asia.

AfDB approves Central Africa’s regional integration plan

The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the Central Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper 2019 – 2025.

Exxon weighs sale of Nigerian oil, gas fields

Exxon Mobil recently held talks on the sale of a suite of oil and gas fields in Nigeria as the company focuses on new developments in U.S. shale and Guyana, industry and banking, sources told Reuters.
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How Paul Onuachu fired first-minute winner for Nigeria against Egypt

Denmark-based Paul Onuachu scored within the first minute Tuesday to give Nigeria a 1-0 victory over Egypt in a high-profile African international friendly in Asaba.

Full list of all the teams that have qualified for 2019 AFCON

The full line-up for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations has been completed, after the final fixtures on Sunday.
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Asisat Oshoala nominated for Player of the Week award in Spain

Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala has been nominated for the Liga Iberdrola player of the week honour following her impressive showing for Barcelona Ladies in their 2-0 win against Atletico Madrid Ladies at the Wanda Metropolitano last Sunday.
(Preston Fiedler/AP, FILE) In this photo dated November 12, 2018, the actual Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 - Max 8 plane, that crashed on March 10, 2019, shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is pictured as it lands at Seattle Boeing Field King County International airport.

Travellers show confidence in Ethiopian Airlines: Tour operators

The hotel lobbies in Addis Ababa are bustling with Ethiopian Airlines travellers in transit, almost a week after Sunday's crash that left 157 people of more than 30 nationalities dead.

Federal government targets N4.6 billion revenue from maritime operations

The Federal Government is working towards generating over N4.6 billion ($15 million) annually from the huge potentials in the maritime industry, the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, has said.

Equatorial Guinea hosts AfDB’s meeting

Equatorial Guinea will host the African Development Bank’s next annual meetings coming up in June 2019.
Boubacar Barry celebrates after helping Ivory Coast beat Ghana to win the Africa Cup of Nations. Xinhua News Agency-Rex

Ivorian AFCON winning keeper Boubacar Barry retires from football

Ivory Coast's Nations Cup winning goalkeeper Boubacar Barry has announced his retirement from football with immediate effect.

Switzerland seizes cars owned by Teodoro Obiang Nguema’s son

Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday they were dropping charges of financial wrongdoing against Teodorin Obiang Nguema, the son of Equatorial Guinea's authoritarian leader, but were confiscating luxury cars as part of the case.
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Air France to quit Port Harcourt airport in March

Investigations have revealed that one of the three foreign carriers operating direct flight from their bases, Air France/KLM, may quit Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA), Port Harcourt, due to low load factor.
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Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea plan bridge to link Campo and Bata

After the recent opening of a bridge linking The Gambia and Senegal, two other African countries have started plans to do same.

Report: Sub-Saharan Africa, home of world’s most corrupt governments

The nations of sub-Saharan Africa are still perceived on average to have the world’s most corrupt governments, according to the latest index published by Transparency International (TI).

AFCON boss confident Egypt 2019 would be a success

The 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football, who is also the President of AFCON Organizing Committee, Nigeria’s Amaju Melvin Pinnick has pledged that the continental football-ruling body is doing everything within its power to ensure that the 32nd Africa Cup finals holding in Egypt this summer is a huge success.

Gambian truth panel starts hearing Yahya Jammeh regime abuse testimony

A truth commission in the tiny West African state of The Gambia began hearing witness testimony on Monday as it set about investigating rights violations committed by the regime of Yahya Jammeh.

Key things to know about Gabon

Gabon, where the army on Monday called for an uprising, is one of Africa’s top oil producers and has been ruled for more than 50 years by the Bongo family.

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LUTH resident doctors protest alleged five-month salary arrears, as management denies claim

The Association of Resident Doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest as they commenced a two-day warning strike.
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President Buhari shocked by Katsina killings

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received reports of killings in Katsina State with shock, assuring government will restore peace and stability in the polity.
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Maurizio Sarri to discuss Chelsea future after Europa League final

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri plans showdown talks with the club’s hierarchy after next week’s Europa League final to see if they want the Italian to remain in charge next season.
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18 farmers killed by bandits in Katsina

The remains of the 18 farmers killed by bandits in Batsari local government area of Katsina State have been buried in Katsina amidst tears by families and sympathizers.
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Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan available for Nations Cup after president intervenes

Ghana striker, Asamoah Gyan, has bowed to a presidential request to make himself available for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations, just 48 hours after announcing his international retirement.