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The African Union (AU) has proposed a global conference in July to try to resolve the Libya conflict with the aim of holding elections in October.

14 Tunisian workers kidnapped in Libya

Militiamen have kidnapped a group of Tunisian workers near the Libyan capital and are demanding the release of a comrade held in Tunisia, a rights activist said on Saturday.
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UN, US condemn attack on Libya

The United Nations and the United States have strongly condemned a terrorist attack on the Libya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the capital, Tripoli, which killed five people.
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Gernot Rohr: I’ll field my best players against Seychelles

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has revealed his plan for the 2019 AFCON Qualifiers reverse fixture against Seychelles in March next year.
Super Eagles’ Ahmed Musa has criticised the criteria used in the selection of the BBC African Player of the Year nominees and has termed it all politics.

AFCON: Super Eagles to play five friendly matches – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles players will play five friendly matches to prepare for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Cameroon in June, according to the team’s coach Gernot Rohr at Friday morning’s Peak Breakfast with Rohr’s session held in Lagos.
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Nigeria, Uganda, Mali, Morocco qualify for Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria, Uganda, Mali and Morocco qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday while Libya scored eight goals to keep alive their hopes of also featuring at the finals.
Libya kept their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign alive after thrashing the Seychelles 8-1, while Bafana Bafana's fate remains in their own hands.

Libya humiliate Seychelles to keep 2019 AFCON qualification hopes alive

Libya humiliated hosts Seychelles 8-1 on Saturday in Victoria in their final qualification round Group E fixture for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Ghassan Salame

UN envoy wants Libya election by June 2019

The UN envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame has expressed the hope that another attempt to hold an election will take place by June next year.

UN: Libya election to take place in early 2019

United Nations Special Envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame has said he expects elections to take place in the war-wracked country in early 2019.
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Super Eagles’ Ola Aina eager to star in Bafana Bafana match

Nigeria defender, Ola Aina, is looking forward to facing the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the magnificient FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, next month in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Francis Uzoho of Nigeria celebrates victory

AFCON: Francis Uzoho warns Super Eagles against South Africa

Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has warned his colleagues not to underrate South Africa in their Group E 2019 Africa Cup of Nation qualifier in Johannesburg next month.
Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo: It’s revenge time against South Africa

Changchun Yatai of China striker, Odion Jude Ighalo has expressed optimism that the new found form displayed by the Super Eagles against Libya would be enough to see them defeat South Africa next month.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles need ‘big fighting spirit’ to beat Libya in Sfax

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he expects a challenging Africa Cup of Nations qualifier rematch against Libya on Tuesday despite trouncing the north Africans at the weekend.
Odion Ighalo

AFCON: Odion Ighalo scores hat-trick for Super Eagles in 4-0 win over Libya

Samuel Kalu placed the icing on the cake for Nigeria with the fourth goal to put the Super Eagles in commanding position ahead of the reverse tie in Tunisia on Tuesday.
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles will not underrate Libya

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, says his team will play to win and will not underrate the Mediterranean Knights in Saturday’s AFCON qualifier.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Super Eagles can’t afford to miss AFCON 2019

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, insists the team is determined to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after missing the last two editions of the tournament.

Mohammed Sanusi: Super Eagles have quality to beat Libya home and away

General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, is optimistic that the Super Eagles will beat the Mediterranean Knights of Libya over two legs in their 2019 AFCON qualifying double header on Saturday in Uyo and on Tuesday in Sfax Tunisia.

Migrants land in Malta after standoff

The Maltese authorities on Sunday finally took 58 migrants from the Aquarius to Valletta after they had waited for days in rough seas on the rescue ship that can no longer go to port after its flag was pulled.
Ghassan Salame

UN envoy says hard to hold Libya elections in December

The UN envoy to Libya has said that it will be difficult to hold elections as hoped on December 10, following a new wave of fighting in the North African nation.

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EFCC monitors elections in Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission deployed some of its operatives to monitor the ongoing elections in Abuja, newsmen observed on Saturday.
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FIBA WCQ: Nwora hails D’Tigers showing despite defeat to CIV

D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has praised his team for putting up a decent showing despite suffering their heaviest defeat to Cote D’Ivoire in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Africa Qualifiers.

Two caught with 43 PVCs at Benue polling unit

At least, two persons were caught by security agencies with a total of 43 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), at Gbajimgba Secondary school polling unit in Guma local government area of Benue State.
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INEC extends voting time for polling units with challenges

The Independent National Electoral Commission has ordered the extension of voting time for some polling units which experienced delay due to technical challenges and complaints, including malfunctioning of card readers.
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Governor Obaseki votes, hails peaceful polls

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has voted at about 10:30am.