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Mali’s Ibrahim Keita tales oath of office for 2nd term

Keita took his oath before Supreme Court judge Nouhoum Tapily during a small ceremony held at the cultural palace in the capital Bamako.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

President Buhari congratulates Malian, Zimbabwean presidents on election victories

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali on winning the country’s election for a second term in office.
Enyimba players warm up before the match with Djoliba

CAFCC: Enyimba pip Djoliba of Mali, go top of table

Enyimba International Football Club of Aba are now joint leaders with CARA Brazzaville of Congo in Group C after pipping Djoliba Athletic Club of Mali 1-0 in a CAF Confederation Cup, Matchday 5 encounter in Bamako.
Soumaila Cisse

Mali opposition leader rejects presidential runoff result

Mali's opposition leader on Friday rejected the announcement that President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was the winner of a presidential runoff in this West African nation, saying he would be filing a fraud complaint to the Constitutional Court.
Malian outgoing president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita prepares to cast his vote in a polling station in Bamako. ISSOUF SANOGO- AFP

Mali in presidential runoff overshadowed by security crisis

Malians were called to the ballot box on Sunday for a presidential runoff likely to see Ibrahim Boubacar Keita return to office despite criticism of his handling of the country's security crisis.
Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, IBK seeks second term

Mali’s Ibrahim Keita on track for second term in election runoff

Malians vote on Sunday in a presidential runoff expected to return Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to the helm of a country battling jihadist violence and ethnic attacks.
Soumaila Cisse

Mali opposition not united for runoff presidential vote

Opposition candidates who fell short in Mali's presidential election have refused to back either of the frontrunners who will contest a runoff vote on Sunday.
enyimba

CAFCC: Enyimba coach confident ahead of Djoliba clash in Mali

Coach Sidi-Usman Abd’Allah of Enyimba International FC of Aba has expressed the confidence that his team would record a positive result against Djoliba Athletic Club of Mali in the CAF Confederation Cup.
Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, IBK seeks second term

Mali president urges big turnout in run-off vote

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Friday urged Malians who voted for him to turn out for a second round next week while his run-off opponent Soumaila Cisse called on parties to forge a "broad democratic front" against the incumbent.
At least 17 civilians were killed in ethnic violence in central Mali in one of a long series of attacks before a presidential election on Sunday. - Reuters

Violence mars Mali presidential election

Malians voted Sunday in a crucial presidential election as attacks disrupted polling in areas already beset by deadly ethnic and jihadist violence.
Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, IBK seeks second term

Mali’s Boubacar Keita seeks second term in Sunday polls

Eight million Malians will go to the polls on Sunday to decide whether to give President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita a second term or hand the top job to one of his rivals. Polls will open at 8a.m. and close at 6pm.
A French soldier with Operation Barkhane in Inaloglog, Mali, in 2017 - REUTERS-Benoit Tessier

Two French soldiers killed in north Mali

At least a dozen others were wounded, including between four and eight French soldiers, when a car bomb detonated, reportedly targeting a French and Malian patrol which then came under fire.

Farouk Mohammed: Enyimba will take every game seriously

Farouk Mohammed has disclosed that every match counts in Enyimba’s Caf Confederation Cup campaign.

CAFCC: Coach Aigbogun targets winning start against Djoliba

Enyimba head coach, Paul Aigbogun, says it is important for the club to start their campaign in the group stages of the CAF Confederation Cup against Malian side Djoliba with a win.

UN takes 1,500 economic migrants to Niger from Algeria

Around 1,500 economic migrants have been taken from Algeria to Niger in recent days by the UN's migration agency, its Niamey chief said on Thursday.

Fidelis Ilechukwu: MFM FC will go for broke at Djoliba of Mali

MFM FC coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has said his team will go for broke today at Djoliba of Mali so as to qualify for the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.

D’Tigers beat Mali, claim third straight win in FIBA World Cup qualifiers

Nigeria’s D’Tigers have emerged the leaders of Group B of the first round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Africa Qualifiers after beating host nation Mali 82-59 in their third game of the series in Bamako on Sunday.

Super Falcons claim WAFU Cup third place

Experimental Super Falcons fought back from a goal down to beat Mali 2-1 to finish third in the WAFU Women’s Cup in Abidjan today.

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2019: Group warns against further delay in INEC funding

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Court refuses to transfer Jumoke Akinjide’s alleged N650 million fraud case

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday dismissed applications for case transfer filed by Sen. Ayo Adeseun and Olanrewaju Otiti, seeking transfer of a criminal charge against them to the Ibadan Division of the court.

NDIC investigates management, directors of defunct Skye Bank

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