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French tourist recounts sleeping with 1,400 African girls, impregnating 600 in six countries

A French tourist has admitted impregnating more than 600 women in six African countries within two years. Forty-year-old Jean Michel made the revelation on an online news site “Africa24”.

Guinea: Two killed in protests against change to constitution

At least one policeman and a protester were killed on Monday during demonstrations in Guinea against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term, officials and residents said.
Guinea have won the West African Football Union plate competition, after defeating Cape Verde 4-3 on penalties on Saturday.

Guinea crowned WAFU 2019 plate champions

Guinea were crowned the Plate champions of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Cape Verde 4-3 in a penalty shoot-out after the match ended 0-0 at the Stade Lat Dior in Thies, Senegal on Saturday 12 October.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari calls for joint collaboration against maritime insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday reiterated the need for a joint effort to combat maritime security challenges in the Gulf of Guinea.
Syli Nationale star Naby Keita has called on his teammates to put their 1-0 defeat at the hands of Nigeria behind to focus on their last group match against Burundi with the aim of winning.

Liverpool’s Naby Keita withdrawn from Guinea squad for Comoros and Chile friendlies

Guinea midfielder Naby Keita has been withdrawn from the 23-man squad set to face Comoros and Chile in upcoming international friendly matches.g
ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter says he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is only president because of Russian interference.

Former US President Jimmy Carter marks 95th birthday

Four years after battling life-threatening cancer in his liver and brain, and four months after falling and breaking his hip, requiring surgery and weeks of intense physical therapy, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter took the stage September 18, unassisted, here for the Annual Jimmy Carter Emory University Town Hall, which he’s participated in, uninterrupted, for 38 years.
In October 2017, a Paris court handed Obiang a three-year suspended jail term after convicting him of siphoning off public money to buy assets in France [Jerome DelayAP]

Switzerland to auction cars seized from Equatorial Guinea leader’s son

An auction house in Switzerland is set to sell a collection of luxury cars that authorities seized from the son of Equatorial Guinea's president in a money laundering probe.
Super Eagles team B goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has urged Nigerians to continue backing the team, as they look to qualify for CHAN next year.

Super Eagles B lands in Dakar for WAFU Cup of Nations

Nigeria’s home-based senior players have arrived in Dakar, capital of Senegal for the 2nd WAFU-FOX Cup of Nations starting in the Senegalese city of Thies on Saturday, 28th September.

WADFU: Deaf Eagles depart for tournament in Sierra Leone

The national deaf football team, known as “Deaf Eagles”, on Thursday departed the country aboard Africa World Airline (AWA) for the 8th West Africa Deaf Football Union (WADFU) tournament in Sierra Leone.
Super Eagles forward Paul Onuachu found the net as Genk defeated Oostende 3-1 in a Belgian First Division A game on Saturday.

Paul Onuachu scores in Genk home win against Oostende

Super Eagles forward Paul Onuachu found the net as Genk defeated Oostende 3-1 in a Belgian First Division A game on Saturday.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Nigeria listed among countries in need of external food assistance

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) says Nigeria and 40 other countries across the world are in need of external food assistance.

26 pupils, two teachers killed in Liberia school fire

A huge fire at a Liberian Koranic school killed at least 26 pupils and two teachers on Wednesday when flames engulfed their dormitory, in one of the worst disasters of its kind for the West African nation.
Iyi Uwadiae

WAEC registrar recounts achievements as tenure draws to a close

The West African Examinations Council says efforts at making inroads into the neighbouring non-WAEC member countries such as the Republic of Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso, Guinea and Mali have paid off.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

NIHSA: Edo, Anambra, Kebbi, Kogi, six other states at risk of flooding

River water from six of the eight countries that make up the Niger Basin has arrived Nigeria, increasing the risk of flooding in 10 states, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency alerted Nigerians on Saturday.
Oly Ilunga Kalenga is a Belgian–Congolese medical doctor who has been the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Minister of Public Health since 2016

Former health minister ’embezzles’ Ebola funds

Former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been arrested over allegations he embezzled public funds meant to tackle the Ebola epidemic, police said on Saturday.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed Naby Keita is close to returning for his side.

Jurgen Klopp issues injury update on Guinea’s Naby Keita

The Guinea midfielder suffered a hip injury before the Reds’ Uefa Super Cup final against Chelsea last month and has missed their last four games.

Senator Kalu still owner of FIB Group in Gambia – Legal adviser

Contrary to a report by an online newspaper, Governor of Abia State and current Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has not sold the issued share capital of his banking group – First International Bank (FIB) Group Limited, in The Gambia,
Nigeria U20 forward Success Makanjuola has backed his side to win the African Games for the first time in 46 years on Friday.

African Games: Nigeria want to be remembered for winning – Success Makunjuola

Nigeria U20 forward Success Makanjuola has backed his side to win the African Games for the first time in 46 years on Friday.

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Tammy Abraham to earn £50,000 per week in improved contract

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The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, yesterday disclosed that the federal government plans to conduct oil blocks bid rounds in 2020.

CSO asks President Buhari to sack minister over $62 billion debt statement

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.
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Nollywood diva Monalisa Chinda harps on actors’ welfare

Veteran Nollywood actress, producer and TV personality, Monalisa Chinda, has called for improved welfare and better working environment for Nigerian actors.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. 6

Senator Saraki’s Ikoyi houses under forfeiture — in pictures

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.