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Super Falcons set to hit Ghana for AWCON title defence

Cup holders, Super Falcons of Nigeria will on Wednesday this week fly into the Ghanaian capital, Accra, before making their way to Cape Coast ahead of the commencement of the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations finals.

Africa Nations Cup offers Mo Salah chance to regain scoring touch

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah gets a chance to rediscover his scoring touch when he plays for Egypt against eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) in the Africa Cup of Nations this week.

Hundreds of African migrants abandoned in desert – Niger official

Nearly 600 African migrants in Algeria were “abandoned” in the desert before being rescued, an official in Niger said on Sunday

Guinea’s Conde reshuffles government as political tensions rise

Guinea's President Alpha Conde launched a reshuffle of his government - appointing new finance, budget and security ministers - as the West African country's leader faces civil unrest and strikes in the crucial mining sector.

Nigeria U20 to depart for Guinea Bissau on Wednesday

Nigeria U20 team will fly out of the country to Bissau on Wednesday, May 9 for their 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations qualification against Guinea Bissau on Saturday.

Super Falcons host Gambia in Calabar next month

The national women’s team, the Super Falcons, will host their Gambian counterparts in a 2018 Women’s AFCON qualifier in Calabar, according to officials.

UN takes 1,500 economic migrants to Niger from Algeria

Around 1,500 economic migrants have been taken from Algeria to Niger in recent days by the UN's migration agency, its Niamey chief said on Thursday.

Guinea holds first local elections since military rule

Guinea began voting on Sunday in the first local elections since the end of the era of military dictatorship following eight years of delays.

CHAN: Rwanda out as Libya, Nigeria await quarter-final opponents

Final games in Group C of the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) ended yesterday. Nigeria beat Equatorial Guinea to top the group whiles Libya sneaked through to the next round after beating Rwanda in a crunch tie.

CHAN: Super Eagles gaining confidence with each game – enthusiasts

Several football enthusiasts have hailed the home-based Super Eagles for their victory over Equatorial Guinea, pointing out that the Eagles were gaining confidence with each game.

CHAN: Coach Salisu Yusuf hails Super Eagles character in 3-1 win against Equatorial Guinea

Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles head coach, Salisu Yusuf, has praised the character of his players after securing quarter-final berth at the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) after coming from a goal down to beat Equatorial Guinea 3-1 in Group C on Tuesday in Agadir.

Six dead in gold mine clashes on Mali-Guinea border

Six people were killed and several others injured in clashes between goldminers on the Mali-Guinea border, a Guinean security source told AFP on Wednesday.

Ugandan rugby players ‘disappear’ after tournament in Germany

Three Ugandan rugby national team players went missing in Germany at the end of a three-day 12-nation tournament which the Rugby Cranes finished 10th.

US to stop issuing visas to citizens from 3 African countries, Cambodia

The United States plans to stop issuing visas to citizens from four countries that it says aren’t accepting deported citizens.

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MTN fine: BMO tells senate to face its core duties

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised the Senate to desist from interfering with the executive in running of state affairs but to concentrate more on its duties of providing adequate legislation for the growth of the nation.

Educationist urges continued advocacy to end exam malpractice

Prof. Abednego Ekoko, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Exam Ethics Marshal International, has called for continued advocacy by stakeholders to end exam malpractice in the country.
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Yemi Osinbajo: People Money, entrepreneurship banks underway soon

To boost Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will soon establish People Money and Entrepreneurship Banks.