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Despite his eventual inclusion in the Guinean team for the Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nation (AFCON), Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita has admitted that he is not yet fully fit from his thigh injury.

AFCON: I’m not yet fully fit – Naby Keita

Despite his eventual inclusion in the Guinean team for the Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nation (AFCON), Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita has admitted that he is not yet fully fit from his thigh injury.

AFCON: Guinea have shortcomings – coach

Guinea head coach Paul Put has revealed that his side ‘has shortcomings’ that needs to be addressed before the commencement of the Afcon.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari: Political, religious leaders fueling insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari has accused ethnic, political and religious leaders of sponsoring and inciting inter-communal and inter-religious strife and violence in the country.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari: I declared June 12 democracy day to correct injustice meted-out on Nigeria

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Generals Gowon, Abdulsalami, others absent at maiden June 12 celebration

None of the former heads of state and presidents was present at the commemoration of the maiden edition of the newly recognised June 12 Democracy Day celebration on Wednesday.

AFCON: Guinea gamble on fitness of Liverpool star Naby Keita

Guinea have chosen Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt this month despite concerns about his thigh injury.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari: Political, religious leaders fueling insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari says most instances of inter-communal and inter-religious strife and violence were and are still being sponsored or incited by ethnic, political or religious leaders.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Full speech of President Buhari 2019 Democracy Day celebration

All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the democratic process has been further entrenched and strengthened.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

Democracy Day: President Buhari hosts dinner for visiting leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari played host to visiting world leaders at a dinner last night in Abuja, ahead of the country’s Democracy Day, which is being marked today.
Air Peace Chairman Mr Allen Onyema with NAPTIP boss Ms Julie Okah-donli with staff during the signing of the MoU

NAPTIP, Air Peace sign MOU against human trafficking

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and one of Nigeria’s airlines, Air Peace Ltd, on Tuesday in Lagos signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on partnership against human trafficking.

Out-of-school children: Federal government set to introduce open schooling programme

The Federal Government has announced a plan to introduce Open Schooling Programme as a means of providing”accessible and flexible” quality basic education to children and youth in the country.
The organiser of Nigeria Pitch Awards, Shina Phillips has joined other optimists, tipping the Super Eagles to lift the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

WAFU Cup: Super Eagles draw Togo in new tournament format

Super Eagles of Nigeria will open their 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations campaign when they face Togo in Senegal this September.
Gambia Court

Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot

A Gambian military court on Monday sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: AfCTA will go on without Nigeria

A former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said on Monday that the African Free Continental Trade Area (AfCTA) Agreement will not be hindered by Nigeria’s reluctance to sign up to the process.
Hajj Pilgrims

CSO commends pilgrims’ boards over low hajj fare despite global hike

The Independent Hajj Reporters, a civil society organisation that monitors and reports hajj activities, has commended Muslim Pilgrims Welfare boards in the states for their efforts in keeping the cost of hajj within N1.5 million, despite the increased in some hajj services in Saudi Arabia.

Air Peace to begin flights to Johannesburg, Sharjah in June

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, says it will begin flight operations to Johannesburg, South Africa and Sharjah, United Arab Emirates next month.
Former Golden Eaglet striker Stephen Chinedu has signed a three-year contract with Croatian club HNK Hajduk Split until at least the end of the 2021-2022 season.

Stephen Chinedu joins Croatian club on a 3-year contract deal

Former Golden Eaglet striker Stephen Chinedu has signed a three-year contract with Croatian club HNK Hajduk Split until at least the end of the 2021-2022 season.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Nigeria pledges to support Gambia on TSA

The Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (OAGF) says it will fully support the visiting Gambian team on its quest to learn operations of the Treasury Single Account (TSA).

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West Ham sign Pablo Fornals from Villarreal on a five-year deal

West Ham sign Spain’s Pablo Fornals from Villarreal

West Ham have announced the capture of Pablo Fornals, who becomes the second most expensive player in the club's history after Felipe Anderson.

Nigerian singer Aramide appointed into Recording Academy Board

Nigerian Afro-soul singer and songwriter, Aramide Sarumoh, has been appointed into the Washington DC’s chapter of the Recording Academy Board of Governors.
The unavailability of documents from the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has stalled the forgery trial of John Abebe, the younger brother of former first lady, late Mrs Stella Obasanjo on Friday in an Ikeja Special Offences Court.

Trial of Stella Obasanjo’s brother alleged forgery stalled

The unavailability of documents from the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has stalled the forgery trial of John Abebe, the younger brother of former first lady, late Mrs Stella Obasanjo on Friday in an Ikeja Special Offences Court.

Appeal Court hears suit challenging Senator Na’Allah’s nomination June 23

The Court of Appeal Sokoto Division has fixed June 23 for hearing in a suit filed by Malam Sadiq Sule-Iko challenging the nomination of Sen. Bala Na’Allah as the All Progressives Congress (APC) Kebbi South Senatorial District candidate.
No fewer than 32 Swiss companies have indicated interest in the nation’s oil and gas sector.

32 Swiss investors target Nigeria’s oil, ICT sectors

Amb. Baba Madugu, Nigerian Ambassador to Switzerland, disclosed this on the sidelines of the African Day celebration held in Bern.