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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.
Nigerians in Russia

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.
Charles Sirleaf

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.

Election: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf departs Nigeria, returns Thursday

The ECOWAS Head of Election Observer Mission, former Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, on Monday returned to her country following the postponement of the February 16 general elections.

Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf upbeat on Nigeria elections

The head of the ECOWAS Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Nigeria, former Liberian president Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has expressed confidence in Nigeria’s ability to successfully go through the general elections.

Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf, others for Murtala Muhammed lecture in Abuja

Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as well as her Botswana and Tanzanian counterparts, Festus Mogae and Jakaya Kikwete will, tomorrow in Abuja, deliver goodwill messages at the Murtala Muhammed Foundation Annual Lecture in memory of former Head of State, the Late General Murtala Muhammed.
Amos Sawyer

Amos Sawyer: Social media threaten Nigerian polls

A former President of Liberia, Prof Amos Sawyer, has raised concerns over the use of social media in inciting violence during the forthcoming elections.

Liberia’s Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf tasks Nigeria Police on credible elections

The Head of ECOWAS Observer Mission in Nigeria, former Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has charged the Nigeria Police on credible elections in country.
Paris Saint-Germain's Timothy Weah celebrates after scoring a goal during their International Champions Cup football match Bayern Munich against Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on July 21, 2018 at the Worthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt, Austria. / AFP PHOTO / Jure Makovec

Neymar: Timothy Weah joined a big club in Celtic

Neymar believes Timothy Weah will emerge as one of Europe's best-attacking players, insisting the USA international will thrive during his loan spell at "big club" Celtic.
Mohamed Salah has been named African Player of the Year for the second time in succession.

Mo Salah: Winning CAF Player of the Year award a dream come true

Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohammed Salah says he’s delighted to have won the 2018 CAF Africa Player for the Year second successive year running.
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.
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.

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 urged to implement recommendations on war crimes

The United States Congress has given its support for the complete implementation of Liberia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) recommendation for the creation of a tribunal to try suspected war crimes and other atrocities committed during the nation’s 14-year civil war, which ended in 2003.
Central Bank of Liberia - CBL

Liberia central bank denies it lost $100 million

Liberia's central bank did not lose more than $100 million in newly printed notes, its governor said on Tuesday, disputing prior government statements that have sparked outrage and a federal investigation.
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.

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Supplementary polls: Nigerian Army warns against violence in Sokoto

Ahead of Saturday’s supplementary polls to conclude the governorship elections in Sokoto state, the Nigerian Army on Thursday, expressed readiness to check all forms of lawlessness during the exercise.

FIFA bans ex-football chief for life

FIFA on Thursday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former head of Ecuador’s football federation, Luis Chiriboga, after finding him guilty of taking bribes.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN denies paying ex-President Obasanjo as facilitator

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says it has never made any payment to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for services he renders to the institution as one of its facilitators.

Murder: Lawyer asks court to reject her confessional statement

Justice Adedayo Akintoye will on April 11 rule whether or not to conduct a trial-within-trial on the confessional statement made by a female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, standing trial for the murder of her lawyer-husband, Symphorosa Odibi.
Nigeria Police

Police launch manhunt for killers of NYSC members in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa has launched a manhunt for the killers of two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state.