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U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric announced Friday that the three-member board, which will start work on September 30, will be led by Lt. Gen. Chikadibia Obiakor and include Janet Lim of Singapore and Maria Santos Pais of Portugal.

UN chief selects Nigerian general to lead Syria inquiry

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has selected a Nigerian general to lead a U.N. Board of Inquiry to investigate a series of attacks on hospitals in Syria’s last opposition stronghold in the northwest.
Protesters sit on the road in the Liberian capital Monrovia on July 31, 2019. The group that organised the June 7 protests took to the streets again to protest rising prices and corruption. PHOTO - ZOOM DOSSO - AFP

Liberia protesters clash with police at rally over economy, graft

Hundreds of demonstrators clashed with police in Liberia's capital Monrovia on Wednesday during a march against corruption and economic mismanagement under former footballer turned president George Weah.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

President Buhari bags Liberia’s order of knighthood, deploys 50 technical aid corps

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday bagged Liberia’s highest national award as the “Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of the Pioneers of the Republic of Liberia with Grade of the Knight Grand Cordon.”

FIFA bans Liberia’s Musa Bility for ten years

FIFA has given Liberian official, Musa Bility, a 10-year ban from football for financial offences, the sport’s world governing body said on Wednesday.

Musa Bility: Nigerians should be proud of Amaju Pinnick

Former Liberia FA boss and Confederation of African Football (CAF) executive committee member, Musa Bility, has urged Nigerians to be proud of a football administrator like NFF president and CAF executive committee member, Amaju Pinnick in the wake of recent happenings in the top ranks of Africa’s supreme football governing body.
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Falcons coach, Senator Tinubu, 21 others make Women Hall of Fame list

Super Falcons assistant coach Maureen Madu has made the list of 23 prominent Nigerian Women to be inducted into the Nigerian Women Hall of Fame at a ceremony scheduled to take place in Abuja on June 27.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah. 3

President Buhari holds bilateral talks with Liberia’s George Weah

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, met behind closed doors the visiting Liberian President, George Weah, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah. 3

In Pictures: President Buhari receives George Weah in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah. The meeting started around 11.35a.m when Weah arrived the forecourt of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Presidents Buhari, Weah meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.
Dr Aniekeme Uwah (right) receiving the Medal of Honour award from Dr Joshua Obasanja

AU honours Nigerian doctor for role in combating Ebola

The African Union (AU) has conferred a medal of honour on a Nigerian doctor, Aniekeme Uwah, for his role in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia.
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George Weah, Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto’o, others for Governor Ambode testimonial match

African football legends both in Nigeria and abroad will on Saturday, May 18, storm the Agege Stadium in Lagos to feature in the testimonial match organised to honour the outgoing Governor of the Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.
Katie Meyler speaks during an event centered on girls’ education in Washington in October 2016. (Paul Morigi-Getty Images for Glamour)

Charity founder resigns after alleged rapes at Liberian school

An American woman who established a charity to help vulnerable girls in Liberia has resigned six months after taking a leave of absence in the wake of allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in the charity's care.
Liberia's President George Weah laughs during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Snakes sacks Liberia’s George Weah from presidential office

While Sudan President Omar al-Bashir was recently forced out of office following a military coup, Liberian President and three-time African footballer of the year George Weah has been forced out of his office by snakes.
President George Weah won the Liberian title with Invincible Eleven in in 1987

President George Weah’s former club relegated for failing to pay US$909 fine

Liberia President George Weah's former club Invincible Eleven has been relegated to the country's third tier after failing to pay a fine of US$909.
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CAFCL: Lobi Stars fail to progress into quarters despite Asec win

Lobi Stars were knocked out of the CAF Champions League on Saturday despite recording a 2-0 win against Ivorien club ASEC Mimosas at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.
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CAFCL: Mamelodi Sundowns thrash Lobi Stars 3-0

Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa on Saturday thrashed Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Lobi Stars of Makurdi in a CAF Champions League group game played in Pretoria.
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World Cup: Stranded Nigerians, others face deportation from Russia

In a cramped apartment on the outskirts of Moscow, Lamin has little more than the clothes and the Bible he brought with him when he came to Russia on a temporary World Cup visa last summer.
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Ex-Liberian president’s son charged over missing money scandal

The Liberian police have formally charged the son of the country's former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in connection with the unlawful overprinting of local currency worth millions of US dollars.

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