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Ecobank appoints Nana Abban as consumer banking chief

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) has appointed Nana Araba Abban as Group Head, Consumer Banking with immediate effect.

CHAN: Super Eagles face Togo in final qualifying round

The Home-Based Super Eagles will face the Hawks of Togo in the final qualifying round for the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) to be hosted by Cameroon.
Ayo Adepoju

Ayo Adepoju named new Ecobank chief financial officer

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, the Lome-based parent company of Ecobank Group, has announced the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

NAMA splits Lagos airspace control centre

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has successfully split the Lagos Sub-Flight Information Region (Sub-FIR) airspace into two sectors to improve the quality of air traffic services in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari, Ecowas condemn failed coup attempt in Ethiopia

In his capacity as Chairman of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, President Muhammadu Buhari, has strongly condemned the coup attempt in the Amhara Region and the tragic events in the capital of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, on Saturday 22 June, 2019.

Cote d’Ivoire’s Jean Marie-Koffi emerges new PMAWCA scribe

Mr Jean Marie-Koffi of the Port of Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, has been elected as Secretary-General of Ports Management Association of West and Central Africa (PMAWCA).
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX

Ethiopian Airlines increases US air access to Africa

The US is one of the largest travel markets to Africa, with increased connectivity boding well for both the traveller and the continent.
Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) Team, inspecting the Funtua Inland Dry Port in Kastina.

Concessionaire: Funtua dry port needs over $20 million for completion

The Concessionaire of Funtua Inland Dry Port (FID) on Thursday said over 20 million dollars intervention fund would be needed to get the port operational within a year.

Minister: Security agents don’t know those manning 17 checkpoints on Badagry-Seme Road

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has decried the multiple checkpoints along the Badagry-Seme road.

AfDB, ECOWAS sign agreement on 1,000km Abidjan-Lagos highway

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and ECOWAS, have signed an agreement for a study into a 1,000 km highway that will link Cote d’Ivoire’s commercial capital Abidjan, to Lagos.
Paul Aigbogun – Flying Eagles coach

U20 AFCON: Paul Aigbogun to release final list next week

The seven–time African champions, who finished as runners-up at the WAFU U20 Cup Championship in Lome, Togo in December, have been in a training camp at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja for more than two weeks.
Flying Eagles

Senegal defeat Nigeria to win WAFU U-20 football tournament

The Flying Eagles on Sunday ended up as runners-up at the WAFU Under-20 Cup Tournament in Lome after a 0-2 loss to Senegal in the final match.
Flying Eagles celebrate their goal vs Ghana

Flying Eagles edge Mali to reach WAFU Cup final

Nigeria’s U20 Boys, Flying Eagles, once more came from behind to excel, edging their Malian counterparts 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw to reach the Final of the WAFU U20 Cup Tournament in Lome, Togo.
Flying Eagles celebrate passage to U20 WAFU Cup Final at expense of Mali

Paul Aigbogun salutes Flying Eagles character after advancing to U20 WAFU Cup Final

Coach Paul Aigbogun has saluted the character of the Flying Eagles after they qualified for the U20 WAFU Cup Final at the expense of Mali Friday night in Lome.
Flying Eagles celebrate their goal vs Ghana

Flying Eagles expect tough battle against Mali to reach U20 WAFU Cup Final

The Flying Eagles said they expect a difficult clash against Mali tonight in Lome, Togo, as they aim to reach Sunday’s U20 WAFU Cup Final.
Flying Eagles at the U20 WAFU Cup in Togo

U-20 AFCON: Flying Eagles to face Niger, Burundi, South Africa in Group A

Nigeria will play hosts Niger, South Africa and Burundi at the group stage of the 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in Niger.
Paul Aigbogun – Flying Eagles coach

WAFU U20: Niger hold Flying Eagles to a goalless draw

Flying Eagles of Nigeria play a goalless draw with Junior Mena of Niger Republic at the ongoing 2018 WAFU U-20 championship in Lome, Togo on Sunday

Opposition supporters clash with security forces in Togo

Opposition supporters on Saturday clashed with security forces in Togo's capital, Lome, and teargas was fired in the north, after the government banned protests about upcoming elections.

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Confederation cup campaigners Rangers international on Saturday in Libreville got a consolation goal that will no doubt be a plus ahead of the return leg tie against AS Pelican of Gabon.

CafCC: Rangers optimistic of qualification despite Libreville defeat

Nigeria’s representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup, Rangers International F.C are full of optimism of qualifying for the next round of the competition despite suffering a 2-1 loss to debutants, A.S Pelican in a first-leg, first round tie in Libreville.

30 kidnap victims including 12 children freed in Katsina

Thirty kidnap victims including 12 children and 18 women have been freed from their captivity by armed bandits in Katsina State.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-AGF: Why former President Jonathan refused to sack 3 Northern governors over Boko Haram

The real reason why the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in the three northern states of Adamawa, Yobe and Borno State without removing the governors and the local government chairman has now been made public by the former Attorney General, Mohammed Adoke.
Britain’s Tyson Fury overcame an early cut over his right eye to win a majority decision against his gutsy Swedish opponent Otto Wallin in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Tyson Fury survives severe cut to outpoint Sweden’s Wallin

Undefeated British heavyweight Tyson Fury shook off a left hook to the temple that left him bloodied and bruised before battling to a unanimous points win over Sweden’s Otto Wallin Saturday.

Ex-foreign affairs minister wants Nigeria to sue South Africa over xenophobic attacks

Former Nigerian minister of foreign affairs Professor Bolaji Akinyemi Sunday called on the Nigerian Government to drag South Africa to the International Criminal Court of Justice for the xenophobic attacks that claimed the lives of Nigerians.