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Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

U-20 World Cup: Christian Chukwu tasks handlers of Flying Eagles on techniques

Christian Chukwu, former Super Eagles coach, on Monday called on the technical crew of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles to improve on the finishing techniques of the team ahead of the U-20 world cup.

CAF names Ikouwem Udoh, Valentine Uzornwafor In 2019 U-20 AFCON Best XI

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Ikouwem Udoh and Valentine Uzornwafor in the Best XI of the just concluded 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations (U-20 AFCON) in Niger Republic.
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U-20 AFCON: Mali defeat Senegal after shootout to claim their first-ever title

Mali on Sunday defeated Senegal 3-2 on penalty kicks to claim their maiden Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations title following a 1-1 stalemate at extra time in Niamey.
Flying Eagles head coach, Paul Aigbogun, has reaffirmed his players readiness for today’s Group A clash against Burundi at the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Cup in Niger.

Paul Aigbogun sad to end U-20 AFCON campaign as loser

Flying Eagles head coach Paul Aigbogun is disappointed to see his charges end their campaign at the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niamey on a negative note following a 5-3 penalty shoot-out defeat to South Africa in Saturday’s third-place match.
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

U20 AFCON: Flying Eagles lose third place to South Africa

Once more, penalties proved the undoing of Paul Aigbogun’s Nigeria U20 squad as South Africa’s Amajita picked up the bronze medal of the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niamey yesterday.
A soldier takes a position near the Naaba Koom military base in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, September 29, 2015. Burkina Faso soldiers seized control of the Naaba Koom military camp held by presidential guard soldiers with little resistance, an army officer said on Tuesday, after the elite unit rejected an order to disarm in the wake of a failed coup this month. REUTERS/Arnaud Brunet

Bomb hidden on corpse kills Burkina Faso soldiers

A bomb hidden on a corpse dressed in military uniform has killed two soldiers in Burkina Faso, the military said Friday.

Bomb hidden in corpse kills Burkina Faso army doctor

A bomb hidden in a corpse dressed in military uniform killed an army doctor and wounded two police officers in northern Burkina Faso, a security official said on Thursday.

Mali to face Senegal in U-20 AFCON final

Mali will play Senegal in Sunday's final of the Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger, in a repeat of the opening Group B encounter.
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

Dosu Joseph: World Cup ticket more important for Flying Eagles

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper and ex-international, Dosu Joseph may be disappointed that the Flying Eagles of Nigeria were knocked out by Mali in yesterday’s semi-final of the AYC U20 championship in the Niger Republic, but he remains excited the team were able to get a world cup ticket.
Afeez Aremu

U-20 AFCON: Afeez Aremu out of the tournament with injury

Flying Eagles influential midfielder Afeez Aremu will miss the remaining matches of the ongoing 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in the Niger Republic due to injury.
Afeez Aremu

Injury rules Afeez Aremu out of AFCON semifinal clash vs Mali

Flying Eagles and IK Start midfielder Afeez Aremu has been ruled out of the on going U20 African Youth Championship going on in the Niger Republic.
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UN re-elects Nigeria as peacekeeping committee chairman

The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has been re-elected Chair of the United Nations Special Committee on Peacekeeping known as C-34.

Grammy: Seun Kuti delivers thrilling performance

Afrobeats artist Seun Kuti pulled a thrilling performance at the premiere ceremony of the 61st Grammy Awards.
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WHO increases support on Lassa fever in West Africa

The World Health Organisation, on Sunday, said it has increased its efforts to support West African countries, in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak.

UN chief sees ‘wind of hope’ in African peace deals, elections

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Saturday that a slew of peaceful elections and truces in Africa were signs of a "wind of hope" on the continent.
Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame (L) and Ethiopia’s President Sahle-Work Zewde (R) attend the “Africa leadership meeting, investing in health”, ahead of an African Union summit in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa on February 9, 2019. SIMON MAINA / AFP

As Paul Kagame steps down, Egypt takes helm at African Union

Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, on Sunday passes the baton to Egypt, seen as more likely to focus on security issues than expanding the powers of the body.

Minister Dalung hails Flying Eagles World Cup qualification

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Saturday congratulated the Flying Eagles on their qualification for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland.

NFF chief Seyi Akinwunmi confident Flying Eagles will reach AFCON final

The First Vice President of Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi has charged the Nigeria U20 team to go all out for victory in their semi final clash with Mali at the Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niamey on Wednesday.

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Driver docked for allegedly stealing exhibits recovered from “Evans”

A 27-year-old commercial driver, Mashudu Rabiu, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing three articulated vehicle carcases recovered from notorious kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans.

UNILORIN trains students on cosmetics production

The Technical and Entrepreneurship Centre (TEC) of the University of Ilorin, on Monday held a training workshop for undergraduate students of the university on how to make cosmetics and personal health products.

NYSC appeals to corps members not to boycott elections

The National Youth Service Corps in Enugu State has appealed to corps members in the state to shelve the idea of boycotting the general elections.

Police arraigns man for allegedly belonging to secret cult

The police on Monday arraigned one Laide Inuolaji in an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, for allegedly belonging to a secret cult, known as “Aiye Confraternity’.’

NBS: Abuja, Cross River, Zamfara residents paid highest transport fare in January

Residents of Abuja, Cross River, and Zamfara states paid the highest bus journey fare within the city in January, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.