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Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, departed the country on Monday for the 2019 Mr World Pageant in the Philippines, with an appeal for votes by his countrymen.

Mr Nigeria: I can’t fail my country, I’ll fight on

Nelson Enwerem, the current Mr Nigeria, representing the country at the ongoing Mr World in the Philippines, says he will not disappoint his nation with support from citizens.

US: Nigeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, others not fiscally transparent

The classification, contained in a report released Thursday by the U.S Department Of State, means Nigeria’s budgeting process, including its contracting and licensing processes in the extractive industry, did not meet the standards required of the American government.
Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, departed the country on Monday for the 2019 Mr World Pageant in the Philippines, with an appeal for votes by his countrymen.

Mr Nigeria: More votes, more chances of winning Mr World

The current Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, a seasoned model and fashion designer, has appealed to Nigerians to increase their votes and likes for him at the ongoing 2019 Mr World contest.
DINAN, FRANCE - AUGUST 13: Chidinma Okeke of Nigeria ties the boot lace of team mate Chiamaka Nnadozie of Nigeria during the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 group D match between China PR and Nigeria at Stade du Clos Gastel on August 13, 2018 in Dinan, France. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Chiamaka Nnadozie leads Super Falcons quest for All Africa Games gold

Super Falcons World Cup goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie will lead a squad of 18 players at the women’s football tournament of the 12th All-Africa Games scheduled for Rabat, Morocco from August 17– 29.
FIFA HQ

African qualifying draw for 2022 World Cup

The African preliminary qualifying round draw for the 2022 World Cup was made in Cairo Monday.
Nigeria defender Leon Balogun stated that they will not underestimate the quality of teams in their Afcon group.

Leon Balogun begs NFF to stick with Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun has disclosed that keeping the current crop of the Nigerian team technical crew will be good for the national team in the long run.
Pedro Obiang has left West Ham for Serie A side Sassuolo in a deal reportedly worth €9 million (£8m-$10m).

Pedro Obiang joins Sassuolo after four years at West Ham

Obiang, 27, joined the Hammers from Sampdoria in 2015 after showing potential in Italy, but he has been unable to hold down a first-team spot in the Premier League.
Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.

AFCON 2021 draw: Nigeria leads top 12 seeded teams

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.
Gernot Rohr

Afcon: Why Super Eagles lost to Madagascar – Gernot Rohr

The coach of the Nigeria national team, Gernot Rohr, has tried to explain possible factors responsible for the Super Eagles’ shocking 2-0 defeat against Madagascar at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday.

HRW: Gambian ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh ‘handpicked’ women for rape

Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups said on Wednesday.
Falconets

African Games: Nigeria’s Falconets to face South Africa, Cameroon

The draw for the football event of the 12th All-Africa Games has been conducted in Cairo, Egypt.
Joel Tagueu

Afcon: Cameroon striker ruled out with heart problem

Defending champions Cameroon have been dealt a big blow barely 24 hours before they start their title defence at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egpyt.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane and Malaga midfielder Alfred N’diaye are yet to arrive Senegal’s training camp in Saly.

Afcon: Sadio Mane’s return could be disguised blessing for Kenya – Charles Odera

Chemelil Sugar assistant coach Charles Odera believes Sadio Mane's return could be a blessing in disguise for Harambee Stars.
Ibrahim Kamara

Afcon: Ivory Coast coach aims to solve defensive problems against Bafana Bafana

Ivory Coast head coach Ibrahim Kamara has highlighted their defensive problem ahead of their first game at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals.
Senegal forward Sadio Mane has hit out at the poor state of the pitch of Stade Lat Dior after Saturday’s Group A 2-0 win over Madagascar.

AFCON: No Sadio Mane, no problem – Senegal coach

Powerful Senegal will launch their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign against Tanzania in Cairo Sunday without Liverpool star Sadio Mane, but coach Aliou Cisse is unconcerned.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane and Malaga midfielder Alfred N’diaye are yet to arrive Senegal’s training camp in Saly.

Suspended Sadio Mane to miss Senegal‘s AFCON opener

Sadio Mane will miss Senegal’s opening Africa Cup of Nations fixture against Tanzania due to a suspension, according to Teranga Lions coach Aliou Cisse.

ECOWAS to have own currency by 2020 – member state

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), is in the “fast lane’’ of integration and planned to have its own currency in 2020, a member state has disclosed.
AfDB President Akinwunmi Adesina

African leaders urged to bring down the walls to integrate Africa

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has urged African governments to work towards the elimination of non-tariff barriers in the region.

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Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

President Buhari warns cabinet members against unnecessary altercation

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