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Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to speak at leadership conference in Lagos

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former president of Liberia, will deliver the keynote speech at Women in Successful Careers, (WISCAR) 2018 annual leadership and mentoring conference.
Balarabe Musa

Balarabe Musa berates Abdullahi Ganduje, EFCC over governor’s leadership award

A former Governor of Old Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, on Friday, condemned the conferment of one of the 2018 Africa Value Awards on the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, for “effective leadership and economic empowerment and development.”

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Hadiza Bala Usman to speak at WISCAR conference

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former president of Liberia, and Hadiza Bala Usman, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, are some of the scheduled speakers for WISCAR’s (Women in Successful Careers) annual leadership and mentoring conference.
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu

Enugu Rangers get favourable CAF Cup pairing

Remarkable 2018/2019 CAF Confederation Cup qualifiers Enugu Rangers of Nigeria were paired with Defence Force of Ethiopia in the preliminary round and will be favourites for the two-legged tie.

Uganda to vaccinate health workers against Ebola

Uganda will begin vaccinating frontline health workers against Ebola next week as the threat increases of the deadly virus spreading from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, the health minister said.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

NANS to meet Liberia’s George Weah

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) which is currently undergoing reforms and restructuring, is to interact with Liberian President George Weah and be part of the inauguration of the country’s national students’ union.

Bayelsa launches safe motherhood initiative

The Bayelsa State government said it had concluded arrangements to launch its safe motherhood scheme on October 31 2018, with a view to reducing the high incidence of infant and maternal mortality in the state.

Lagos government develops quick research framework for viral outbreaks

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had developed framework that would provide accurate information on quick research management for viral outbreaks.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Chairperson, African Union Commission, H.E Moussa Faki Mahamat at the State House Abuja 4

Muhammadu Buhari: Recharging Lake Chad biggest help Europe can give Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the greatest investment Europe and America can make in Africa now is helping the continent accomplish inter-basin water transfer to recharge the Lake Chad.
On her 62nd posthumous birthday, late Nigerian medic Stella Adadevoh is being celebrated by tech giant Google with a doodle

Google celebrates Stella Adadevoh on 62nd posthumous birthday

On her 62nd posthumous birthday, late Nigerian medic Stella Adadevoh is being celebrated by tech giant Google with a doodle.
President Buhari hosts Kannywood Entertainers (Music and Movies) to Dinner in State House on 18th Oct 2018 3

Muhammadu Buhari challenges Europe, US on recharge of Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the greatest investment Europe and America can make in Africa now is helping the continent accomplish inter-basin water transfer to recharge the Lake Chad.
Liberia's President George Weah laughs during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Liberia’s George Weah declares free tuition in all public universities

President George Manneh Weah on Thursday declared that all undergraduates entering public universities across the country will enjoy free tuition.

UNICEF appeals to federal government, states to fund children programmes

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has appealed to Federal and State Governments to ensure proper funding for children programmes to safeguard their future.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF to strengthen states’ capacity in public finance management

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it plans to strengthen the capacities of states in Nigeria in public finance management to ensure adequate funding for children programmes.

ECOWAS Court laments human rights abuse in Nigeria, Ghana, others

The President of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) Court of Justice, Justice Edward Asante, has described as “serious” the issue of human rights abuse in Nigeria and Ghana, among others, particularly the attack on journalists by some governments through their various state apparatus.

George Weah: Other vice presidents should emulate Yemi Osinbajo’s good model

President George Weah of Liberia has showered praises on Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, describing him as good role model for other Vice Presidents to follow.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Liberia investigates US-backed charity after alleged rapes

Liberia's government says it is investigating a charity founded by a young American woman after allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in its care.

World Bank commits additional $120 million for diseases surveillance in ECOWAS countries, Mauritania

The Word Bank Board of Directors says it has approved the third Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project and committed additional 120 million dollars to the work plans.

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Gernot Rohr accomplishes ‘second target’ after Afcon qualification

Gernot Rohr was able to stamp 'mission accomplished' on the second chapter of his managerial reign as Nigeria qualified for their first Africa Cup of Nations since winning the tournament in 2013.
Super Eagles players landed in Asaba, Delta state, at 11-14am on Sunday after picking the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ticket in the qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa-5

Super Eagles arrive Asaba from South Africa

Super Eagles players landed in Asaba, Delta state, at 11:14am on Sunday after picking the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ticket in the qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to speak at leadership conference in Lagos

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former president of Liberia, will deliver the keynote speech at Women in Successful Careers, (WISCAR) 2018 annual leadership and mentoring conference.
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Novak Djokovic sets up ATP Finals title clash with Alexander Zverev

Novak Djokovic produced a masterclass on Saturday to crush Kevin Anderson and set up a title decider at the ATP Finals against Alexander Zverev, who ousted Roger Federer after a bizarre incident involving a ball boy.
Portugal's Rui Patricio and Jose Fonte celebrate after the match. REUTERS-Alessandro Garofalo

Portugal hold off Italy to reach Nations League semi-finals

European champions Portugal became the first team to qualify for the Nations League semi-finals on Saturday after holding Italy to a 0-0 draw at the San Siro.