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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.

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.
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.
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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.
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.
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

President George Weah rewards Super Eagles $2,000-a-man

Liberian President George Weah has rewarded the Super Eagles with a cash gift of $2,000-a-man for honouring his invitation for a friendly game to retire his No 14 jersey.
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

John Ogu happy to captain Super Eagles against George Weah’s Lone Star

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.
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Super Eagles hit Liberia in chartered flight

Three-time African champions, Super Eagles will on Tuesday arrive the capital city of Liberia, Monrovia aboard a chartered flight ahead of their friendly against Lone Stars at the 35,000-capacity Samuel Doe Sports Complex.
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Super Eagles arrive Abuja from Seychelles

The Super Eagles of Nigeria arrived in Abuja from Seychelles enroute Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Monday ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly clash against Liberia.

Gernot Rohr invites five home-based stars for Liberia friendly

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, has handed invitation to five home-based players for Tuesday’s international friendly encounter against Liberia in Monrovia.
President Weah decorates Arsene Wenger with Liberia’s highest honour

Arsene Wenger gets Liberia’s highest honour

Liberian President and former football star George Weah awarded ex-Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger with the country’s highest honour in a ceremony on Friday.
Barack Obama has been selected to give the annual Nelson Mandela Lecture in South Africa ( REUTERS-Jim Bourg )

Barack Obama to deliver 2018 Nelson Mandela lecture

Barack Obama is to deliver the annual Nelson Mandela lecture in South Africa in a rare public appearance since he stepped down as US president.

Liberia’s George Weah reduces import taxes on over 2,000 commodities

Liberian President George Weah on Wednesday decided to reduce import taxes on more than 2,000 commodities to combat rising inflation.

At least one person killed at inauguration of Sierra Leone’s Julius Bio

At least one person was killed and about twenty injured on Saturday while trying to force the entrance of a crowded stadium in Freetown where the inauguration ceremony of the new president of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio was taking place, announced the police and the Red Cross.

Sirleaf knocks Africa’s sit tight presidents, tells them to leave power

African leaders resisting “democratic transformation” must heed their citizens’ calls for change, former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said on Saturday after receiving an award aimed at promoting good leadership on the continent.

NUT urges federal government to address shortage of teachers in schools

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has called on the Federal Government to employ qualified teachers to address the shortage of teachers in schools in the country.

108 Nigerian peace-keeping police withdraw from Liberia

The last batch of 108 Nigerian police officers has been withdrawn from the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) after five years of service.

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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.