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WHO increases support on Lassa fever in West Africa

The World Health Organisation, on Sunday, said it has increased its efforts to support West African countries, in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak.
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TP Mazembe thrash Club Africain 8-0 to set CAF Champions League record

Democratic Republic of Congo outfit TP Mazembe crushed Tunisian visitors Club Africain 8-0 Saturday to achieve a record winning margin for a CAF Champions League group match.

Cameroon clubs drop their case against CAF over 2019 hosting

The body representing amateur clubs in Cameroon (ACFAC) has dropped the two cases it lodged at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas).

Ivory Coast agree to host the Nations Cup in 2023

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) says Ivory Coast has agreed to host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, instead of 2021.

CAF agree to delay AFCON by a week

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reportedly taken the decision to push back the start date of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations by a week.
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Ebola virus found in bat in Liberia

The deadly Ebola virus has been found in a bat in Liberia, researchers and the health ministry said on Thursday.

NPA: We are committed to growing maritime sector

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is fully committed to the provision of an enabling environment for businesses to grow in the maritime sector.

Court dissolves 16-year-old marriage over threat to life

Chief Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved the 16-year-old marriage between one Shakirat Conde and her husband, Ibrahim.
Sadio Mane is pleased to have made his 100th Liverpool appearance in their 1-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday.

Sadio Mane ‘proud’ of Liverpool milestone in Brighton win

Sadio Mane is pleased to have made his 100th Liverpool appearance in their 1-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday.
Hapoel Beer Sheva midfield star John Ogu has slammed the Confederation of African Football, CAF, for leaving out two of his national teammates, Wilfred Ndidi and William Troost-Ekong from Africa’s Best XI squad for 2018.

John Ogu slams CAF’s Africa Best XI

Hapoel Beer Sheva midfield star John Ogu has slammed the Confederation of African Football, CAF, for leaving out two of his national teammates, Wilfred Ndidi and William Troost-Ekong from Africa’s Best XI squad for 2018.

Cameroon and Guinea to host 2021 and 2025 AFCON respectively

Guinea has accepted the challenge to host the 2025 AFCON instead of the previously agreed 2023 edition after Cameroon was awarded the hosting right of 2021 edition.
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UN chief urges peaceful, credible elections in Nigeria, others

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for peaceful, inclusive and credible elections in Nigeria.
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Guinea’s Florentin Pogba on trial at Spanish club Elche

Guinea international defender Florentin Pogba is on a week-long trial at Elche in the hope of securing a contract with the Spanish second division club.

Guinea accepts to host 2025 Africa Cup of Nations

Guinea has accepted to stage the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations instead of the 2023 edition, a move that confirms Cameroon as the 2021 hosts, the Confederation of African Football president said Monday.

Embassy: Pirates abduct six Russian sailors off Benin Republic

Six Russian sailors have been abducted by pirates off the coast of Benin, the Russian Embassy in the West African nation said on Saturday.
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Former AC Milan midfielder Kevin Constant joins Iran top league side

Former AC Milan midfielder Kevin Constant has joined Iran top tier league side Tractor Sazi until June 2022.
Paul Pogba and his mother, Yeo Moriba, in January 2016.

Paul Pogba’s mother gets Guinea football federation role

The Guinea Football Federation (Feguifoot) has appointed the mother of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba as an ambassador for women's football.
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2019: Southern, Mid-Belt leaders warn INEC against rigging

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) on Sunday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist pressure from those bent on sabotaging 2019 elections.

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Police arrest four over alleged murder, cultism

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested four persons for alleged cultism and murder.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

CDD cautions IGP Adamu against redeployment of CPs few days to election

The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.

Itse Sagay: If ballot box snatchers or election disrupters are armed, they are a...

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
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Elections: VP Osinbajo canvasses votes for APC in Ilorin

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

APC warns INEC to enlist its candidates or risk repeating national assembly election in...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.