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Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has described the first international flight into the Asaba International Airport as momentous as it brought back the Super Eagles from South Africa after qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis says their 1-0 win over the Super Falcons of Nigeria in Sunday’s Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Group B opener was down to a moment of brilliance from Thembi Kgatlana and a loss of concentration by the Nigerian team.
South Africa coach Stuart Baxter has vowed his team will continue to fight for their qualification ticket away to Libya in March.
Coach Emmanuel Amuneke and Tanzania will now have to beat regional rivals Uganda in March next year to qualify for the 2019 AFCON after they lost 1-0 in Lesotho yesterday.
The presidency has declared that the victories recorded weekend by the All Progressives Congress (APC) has shattered any assumptions of a return to power by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), requesting him to “promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate allegation that Senate President Bukola Saraki spent between N200m and N400m in every state, except the six South-West states, to influence the outcome of the 2015 elections for the All Progressives Congress (APC).”
Niger State Government needs help from the World Bank-sponsored Fadama programme to reactivate 17 irrigation schemes and improve mechanisation to encourage youths and women involvement in agriculture, an official said.
An Abuja-based group, Equity International Initiative, has called on the Independence National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that the forthcoming 2019 general election is free, fair and credible.
South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma on Friday lodged a court application to try to have quashed $2.5-billion corruption case linked to a 1990s arms deal, state prosecutors said.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Thursday that Nigeria’s national anti-doping agency had been declared non-compliant.