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AATF: Africa Sub-regions lack knowledge of GMOs

African Agricultural Technology Foundations (AATF) on Sunday expressed displeasure over lack of knowledge of Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) among the African Sub-region farmers.
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Rio Ferdinard rules out Manchester United from winning Premiership and Champions League

Rio Ferdinand has ruled out any chances of Manchester United winning the 2018/2019 English Premier League and Uefa Champions League titles.

World Cup tops 2018 Google searches globally

Google recently released its year report for 2018, highlighting the most searched words globally and even in respective countries. The report reveals top trends in 2018 compared to the previous years.

Where’s the devil in the electoral bill?

Exaggeration is the most common strain of fever at election period. Politicians make voters – and the general public – believe that the world might end on ballot day, when in fact what they are playing for is their own survival.
Solomon Ogbeide

Solomon Ogbeide: Lobi Stars ready to dump Gor Mahia out of Champions League

NPFL champions Lobi Stars manager Solomon Ogbeide says his side have everything in place to excel in the Caf Champions League this season.
President Buhari participates at the Corruption Risk Assessment training for Leadership of National agencies in the AU and the presentation of report of the corruption risk assessment of Nigeria’s e-government system in Abuja on 10th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari: Federal government committed to making ACAN best in Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Federal Government was committed to making the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN), a training arm of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), the best anti-corruption training school in Africa.
Lobi Stars will from today depart for Cameroon in two batches for a 2019 CAF Champions League preliminary round clash against UMS de Loum.

Lobi stars to arrive late in Kenya due to weather concern

Lobi Stars Chief Executive Officer Mike Idoko says the team is planning to travel to Kenya, the venue of the CAF Champions league game very late due to the East Africans weather conditions.

IFC identifies over 100 start-ups that could speed up innovation in Africa

International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, in cooperation with Egypt’s Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation have selected more than 100 high-potential start-ups to participate in a new initiative designed to spur innovation and job creation across the African continent.
Ebube Duru

Lobi Stars’ Champions League progress excites Ebube Duru

Lobi Stars defender Ebube Duru has expressed his excitement following the progression of the NPFL Champions into the next round of the CAF Champions League.

EFA: Egypt not interested in hosting 2019 AFCON

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has said that the country won’t launch a bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after Cameroon were stripped as hosts of the continental showpiece.

Uganda MPs query legality of East African passport

The move to have an East African Community (EAC) international passport has hit a snag in Uganda after MPs blocked it over its legality and the cost to users.
Lobi Stars will from today depart for Cameroon in two batches for a 2019 CAF Champions League preliminary round clash against UMS de Loum.

Lobi Stars see off UMS Luom to set up Gor Mahia clash

Lobi Stars of Makurdi are through to the next phase of the African biggest football Club competition after a 2-0 second leg victory over UMS De Luom of Cameroon at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium on Wednesday.
Moody Awori

Kenya appoints 91-year-old former vice president into sport board

The Kenyan government, on Tuesday, announced the appointment of 91-year-old former vice president, Moody Awori, into the oversight board to manage the Sports, Art and Social Development Fund.
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Central African Republic formally joins Afreximbank

The number of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) member countries swelled to 50 on Wednesday, with the Central African Republic (CAR) formalising her membership by depositing the instrument of the country’s ratification of the Bank Establishment Agreement in Cairo, Egypt.
FIFA HQ

FIFA snubs Nigerian refs for Women’s World Cup

Only seven match officials from Africa will officiate at next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, according to a statement on the football governing body’s website.

Woman sells eight-month-old baby for N283,242

A Kenyan woman, Joyce Wairimu Wahome, has been arraigned in court for allegedly stealing and selling her eight-month-old baby, Consolata Wambui, for the sum of Sh80,000 (N283, 242).

Cameroon knocks CAF over AFCON snub

The government of Cameroon yesterday has officially reacted to the withdrawal of the country’s hosting rights for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations.

Usman Bugaje: 90% smallholder farmers don’t access loan facilities

Dr Usman Bugaje, Convener, Arewa Research and Development Project (ARDP), has said that over 90 per cent of smallholder farmers in Nigeria did not access loan facilities from conventional banks.

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Lawmaker inaugurates N300 million projects in Kaduna

A lawmaker, Dr Abbas Tajuddeen, on Sunday inaugurated projects worth over N300 million in his constituency.
Esperance coach Mouine Chaabani has slammed his players following the 3-0 defeat to United Arab Emirates champions Al Ain on Saturday.

Esperance coach Mouine Chaabani slams players after Fifa Club World Cup defeat to Al...

Esperance coach Mouine Chaabani has slammed his players following the 3-0 defeat to United Arab Emirates champions Al Ain on Saturday.

Rochas Okorocha donates new building to NLC

Governor Rochas Okorocha has handed over an office complex built and furnished by the state government to the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, (NLC).

Swiss football riot injures five police officers

Five police officers have been injured in Switzerland during a post-match riot involving supporters of rival football clubs that also caused “massive” property damage, police said Sunday.

Four escape death as fuel tanker hits two tricycles in Yenagoa

Four persons have been critically injured in a ghastly motor accident involving a tanker laden with petrol and two commercial tricycles known as ”Keke NAPEP.”