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IOM repatriates 9,822 stranded Nigerians in 18 months

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has successfully brought repatriated about 9, 822 stranded Nigerians in 10 different countries in the past 18 months.
Civil society groups protest against the 104 million US dollars meant for the Central Bank that went missing from the port and the airport of Monrovia between 2017 and 2018, Monrovia, Liberia, Sept. 24, 2018 in this picture obtained from a social media video.

Liberians take to the streets to demand return of lost millions

Thousands of protesting Liberians took to the streets of the capital Monrovia on Monday to demand the return of $104 million in cash that went missing on the way the central bank.
Samuel Tweah

Liberian ministers deny they are probing ‘missing millions’

Liberian ministers have denied a claim that tens of millions of dollars had disappeared from state coffers, seeking to douse widespread public anger after a government probe sparked speculation that vast sums destined for the central bank had gone missing.

Centre seeks policy to regulate alcohol in Nigeria

Government and policy makers have been urged to implement a National Alcohol Policy with a view to discouraging it’s addiction and abuse.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Liberia’s George Weah signs land-reform law

Liberian President George Weah has signed a long-sought land reform law that gives local communities greater rights over "customary land" and lets foreigners and charities own property.
Central Bank of Liberia - CBL

Ellen Sirleaf’s son, others banned from travelling over missing $104 million in Liberia

Fifteen Liberians, including the son of former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, are banned from leaving the country on Wednesday.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Liberia to arrest those behind missing $100 million

An inquiry is underway into the disappearance of newly printed bills worth nearly 100 million US dollars destined for Liberia’s central bank, the government of the impoverished west African country said Tuesday.
Central Bank of Liberia - CBL

Liberia hunts for $100m in missing bank notes

An inquiry is underway into the disappearance of newly printed bills worth nearly $100 million destined for Liberia's central bank, the government of the impoverished west African country said Tuesday.
Jerry Yekeh

Liberian referee Jerry Yekeh cleared by CAF

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has cleared Liberian referee Jerry Yekeh from all allegations of corruption.

Envoy: Culture can be instrmental to African unity

Salaheddine Ibrahim, the Dean, African Ambassadors Group for the 55th Africa Day, said on Saturday that culture could be used as a tool to unite the people of African.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr reveals what George Weah told him before Liberia-Nigeria friendly

Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has revealed that Liberian President, George Weah, reminded him that he sustained an injury when Bordeaux faced AC Milan in the quarterfinal second leg of the UEFA Cup 22 years ago.
migrants

NEMA receives 9,822 stranded Nigerians in 18 months

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says no fewer than 9, 822 Stranded Nigerians were assisted back home by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) from 10 different countries in 18 months.
Clergymen pray over the coffin of former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, draped with the Ghana flag, during a state funeral at the Accra International Conference Center in Ghana Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. After days of lying in state for mourners to pay their respects the body of Kofi Annan, who died in August in Switzerland at age 80, will be buried Thursday after a final funeral ceremony. (Sunday Alamba/Associated Press)

Ghanaians bid farewell to ex-UN chief Kofi Annan

Ghanaians bid farewell to former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Thursday in a state funeral attended by African leaders and international statesmen who hailed his record as an advocate for humanity and world peace.
Hapoel Beer Sheva midfielder, John Ogu, is delighted to have captained the Super Eagles in Tuesday’s exhibition game against Liberia that had President, George Weah feature for 79 minutes in the encounter

Liberia’s George Weah now ‘oldest player’ to play in national team

Liberia President George Weah, 51, has become the oldest international on record after playing against Nigeria on Tuesday, according to a leading group of football statisticians.

Mfon Udoh: Enyimba won’t underrate Rayon Sports In CAFCC quarterfinal

Enyimba captain, Mfon Udoh, is not expecting an easy game against Rwanda’s Rayon Sports in Sunday’s CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final, first leg clash at the Stade Nyamirambo, Kigali.
Kofi Annan

World leaders to attend Kofi Annan’s state funeral

Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan will be buried in his native Ghana on Thursday after a state funeral attended by world leaders past and present, traditional rulers and global royalty.
Henry Onyekuru

Henry Onyekuru happy to score first Super Eagles goal against Liberia

Henry Onyekuru is thrilled to score his first goal for the Super Eagles in Wednesday’s 2-1 exhibition game win against the Lone Star of Liberia.
Hapoel Beer Sheva midfielder, John Ogu, is delighted to have captained the Super Eagles in Tuesday’s exhibition game against Liberia that had President, George Weah feature for 79 minutes in the encounter

George Weah: Nigerian football a model

The President of the Republic of Liberia, George Oppong Weah, has hailed Nigeria as a great and worthy ally in national development and also described Nigerian football as a model that he would want his country to follow.

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37 SDP chairmen reject Jerry Gana, fault ruling

The 37 state party chairmen of the Social Democratic Party, including that of the Federal Capital Territory have rejected the Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf-led court order which declared Prof. Jerry Gana as the presidential candidate of the party.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Muhammadu Bindow cautions against abusive words

Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has warned youths in the country to shun the use of abusive words on elders and leaders in the society.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: I can’t wait for presidential debate

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, says he cannot wait for the 2019 presidential debate.

Fuel tanker lost control in Ogun

The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps in Sango-Ota, Ogun, said danger was averted on Saturday when a tanker laden with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit lost control at Ilo-Awera, Toll-Gate.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

PAP: Charles Dokubo calls for sustainable peace in Niger Delta

The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, has called on stakeholders to seek lasting peace in the Niger Delta region.