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After he was struck down by malaria and typhoid, Togolese tailor Ayawo Hievi thought he was set to recover when he started taking drugs prescribed by his doctor.

Africa hamstrung by deadly flood of fake medicine

After he was struck down by malaria and typhoid, Togolese tailor Ayawo Hievi thought he was set to recover when he started taking drugs prescribed by his doctor.
Three of the four kidnapped crew members of the oil tanker Elka Aristotle have been released, however, the fourth crew member, a Filipino national has died, European Products Carriers Ltd, managers of the Greek-flagged vessel, informed.

Kidnapped crew member of Greek tanker dies, remaining three freed

Three of the four kidnapped crew members of the oil tanker Elka Aristotle have been released, however, the fourth crew member, a Filipino national has died, European Products Carriers Ltd, managers of the Greek-flagged vessel, informed.
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777-300

Ethiopian Airlines begins inaugural flights to Houston

At a brief ceremony to flag off the inaugural flight in Lome, Togo, on Monday, the Ethiopian Airlines Vice President, Marketing, Rahel Assefa, assured passengers of exciting journey on the new route.

Piracy: Abductors of 13 seamen demands ransom

The Norwegian Embassy in Nigeria revealed that it is currently in touch with abductors of the 13 seafarers who were taken hostage by pirates two weeks ago, saying the abductors have demanded a ransom.

Enugu fans sing governor’s praises after Rangers pips Kara

Soccer fans in Enugu have applauded Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for throwing the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium gate open for fans during Rangers International FC match against ASC Kara of Togo on Sunday.
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu

CafCC: ASC Kara tie like a ‘cup final’ – Rangers coach

Enugu Rangers caretaker manager Benedict Ugwu has stated his team will approach Sunday’s first leg Caf Confederation Cup play-off fixture against ASC Kara like a cup final.
Rangers International FC have confirmed their attacking midfielder Godwin Aguda has left the club and joined Saudi Arabia side Al Washm FC for the season.

Rangers coach confident ahead CAFCC clash with Togo’s ASC Kara

Enugu Rangers’ 26-man delegation will depart for Lome, Togo today (Friday evening) for the first leg game of 2019/20 CAF Confederation Cup final preliminary round against ASC Kara on Sunday with head coach, Ben Ugwu confidently targetting good away result.
Following the failure of the home base Eagles to qualify for the CHAN 2020 in Cameroon, Erstwhile gaffer of the Super Eagles Bonfrere Jo has blasted the team’s handlers for adopting wrong tactics.

Jo Bonfrere: No plans for Nigeria’s coaching job for now

Johannes Bonfere, the coach of Nigeria’s Dream Team I, which won a gold medal at the Atlanta ’96 Olympics, said on Monday that he had no plan to assume any coaching job in Nigeria for now.
Nigeria striker Sikiru Alimi said the Super Eagles CHAN team tried their best to overturn 4-1 first leg defeat to Togo in Agege on Saturday, but luck was not on their side.

Sikiru Alimi: Why Super Eagles failed to qualify for CHAN

Nigeria striker Sikiru Alimi said the Super Eagles CHAN team tried their best to overturn 4-1 first leg defeat to Togo in Agege on Saturday, but luck was not on their side.
Jo Bonfrere with former Super Eagles assistant coach Bitrus Bewarang at the Agege Stadium Lagos

CHANQ: Jo Bonfrere faults Imama Amapakabo tactics against Togo

Former Super Eagles coach Johannes Bonfrere has slammed the tactics deployed by the U-23 head coach Imama Amapakabo against Togo during Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Cup Championship (CHAN) second leg qualifier encounter at the Agege Stadium, Lagos.
Nigeria coach Imama Amapakabo has refuted claims suggesting his team underrated Togo in Sunday’s first leg, second-round qualifying match of the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan).

CHANQ: Home-Eagles face tough task against Hawks

Imama Amapakabo’s side lost 4-1 to the Sparrow Hawks in the first leg of their CHAN 2020 qualifier to the Sparrow Hawks at the Stade de Kegue Stadium, Lome, Togo on September 22.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

Home Eagles land in Lagos for must-win clash against Togo

Home-based Super Eagles land in Lagos ahead of the Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) must-win qualifying second leg clash against the Hawks of Togo at Agege Stadium.
Former assistant coach of Nigeria’s U23 national team Fatai Amoo has stated that coach Imama Amapakabo’s home-based Eagles team have further put themselves under pressure following the team’s consecutive defeats against Togo in two different competitions within a week.

Imama Amapakabo names Ikechwuku Ezenwa, Sikiru Alimi, Mfon Udoh, 17 others for Togo clash

Home-based Super Eagles head coach Imama Amapakabo has named 20 players for Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying second leg clash against the Hawks of Togo.
Despite varied explanations given by the coaching crew and players following their 4-1 defeat by Togo, soccer fans who spoke with Sportinglife.ng Sunday insist the CHAN Eagles underrated their opponents.

CHAN 2020 qualifier: Agege stadium to host Super Eagles, Togo return leg

The home-based Super Eagles will host Togo in the return leg of the 2020 African Nations Championship final qualifier on October 19 at the Agege Stadium in Lagos.
Nigeria coach Imama Amapakabo has refuted claims suggesting his team underrated Togo in Sunday’s first leg, second-round qualifying match of the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan).

WAFU Cup: Imama Amapakabo hopeful as Eagles tackle Sparrows again

Falling a second time is an option on the minds of Super Eagles B players as they face the Sparrow Hawks of Togo today in both teams’ first match at the WAFU Cup of Nations in Thies, Senegal and Nigeria’s Head Coach is upbeat about the opportunity provided by a second meet within one week to take his pound of flesh.
Imama Amapakabo

WAFU Cup: Imama Amapakabo hopeful as Eagles tackle Togo again

Super Eagles B are primed to face the Sparrow Hawks of Togo on Sunday in both teams’ first match at the WAFU Cup of Nations in Thies, Senegal and Nigeria’s Head Coach is upbeat about the opportunity provided by a second meet within one week.
Super Eagles team B goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has urged Nigerians to continue backing the team, as they look to qualify for CHAN next year.

Super Eagles B lands in Dakar for WAFU Cup of Nations

Nigeria’s home-based senior players have arrived in Dakar, capital of Senegal for the 2nd WAFU-FOX Cup of Nations starting in the Senegalese city of Thies on Saturday, 28th September.
Nigeria coach Imama Amapakabo has refuted claims suggesting his team underrated Togo in Sunday’s first leg, second-round qualifying match of the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan).

CHANQ: We did not underrate Togo – Imama Amapakabo

Nigeria coach Imama Amapakabo has refuted claims suggesting his team underrated Togo in Sunday’s first leg, second-round qualifying match of the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan).

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A 27-year-old woman, Esther Augustine, has been arraigned before an Odigbo Magistrate Court in Ondo State for allegedly pouring hot ash on a neighbour, Ruth Omowa.

Woman pours hot ashes on neighbour for ‘disturbing her’

A 27-year-old woman, Esther Augustine, has been arraigned before an Odigbo Magistrate Court in Ondo State for allegedly pouring hot ash on a neighbour, Ruth Omowa.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Amotekun: Armed policemen, DSS storm venue of rally in Ogun

Dozens of security operatives from the Nigeria Police, Department of State Services (DSS), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), most of them armed on Monday morning positioned themselves at Panseke, a bustling area of Abeokuta, Ogun State, following planned rally by the Yoruba Youth Congress (YYC).
The police on Tuesday, Barricaded Gani Fawehinmi park which was meant to be one of the meeting points for “Operation Amotekun,” security outfit in the South West region rally scheduled for today, 21 Jan. 2020. 4

Amotekun: Police barricade Gani Fawehinmi Park — in pictures

The police on Tuesday, barricaded Gani Fawehinmi park which was meant to be one of the meeting points for “Operation Amotekun,” security outfit in the South West region rally scheduled for today, 21 Jan. 2020.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has underlined his determination to continue at the helm despite suffering another painful defeat, this time at the hands of West Ham.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer open to signing cover for Marcus Rashford

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits Manchester United are “always looking at improving the squad” as they mull over potential transfer options to provide cover for injured forward Marcus Rashford.
Armed mobile policemen, have taken over Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos, proposed venue for a protest code-named “Amotekun Solidarity Walk” organised by Yoruba World Congress.

Amotekun: Police persuading Lagos protesters against march – YWC

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command are persuading men and women who have gathered in Lagos to protest against the position of the Federal Government on the South West security initiative, Operation Amotekun.