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Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, departed the country on Monday for the 2019 Mr World Pageant in the Philippines, with an appeal for votes by his countrymen.

Mr Nigeria: I can’t fail my country, I’ll fight on

Nelson Enwerem, the current Mr Nigeria, representing the country at the ongoing Mr World in the Philippines, says he will not disappoint his nation with support from citizens.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games begins in Morocco

What is generally regarded as Africa’s version of the Olympic Games is officially underway in Rabat, Morocco. The Opening Ceremony of the 12th African Games was held Monday night at the Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium.
Nigeria men and women teams have qualified for the quarterfinals of the Beach Volleyball event at the ongoing African Games in Rabat, Morocco.

Beach Volleyball: Nigeria teams through to the quarterfinals

Nigeria men and women teams have qualified for the quarterfinals of the Beach Volleyball event at the ongoing African Games in Rabat, Morocco.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

SERAP backs EFCC’s probe of ex-President Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed “the reported probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project as an opportunity for the anti-graft agency to show that former heads of state and other high-ranking public officials are not immune from investigation and prosecution for allegations of grand corruption in Nigeria.”
EL PASO, TEXAS – AUGUST 06: FBI personnel drive in a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot as investigations continue at the scene of a mass shooting, which left at least 22 people dead, on August 6, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. A 21-year-old white male suspect remains in custody in El Paso which sits along the U.S.-Mexico border. President Donald Trump plans to visit the city August 7. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

FBI arrests many Nigerian fraudsters in US

‘Those individuals are often members of transnational criminal organizations, which originated in Nigeria but have spread throughout the world. Fraudsters can rob people of their life’s savings in a matter of minutes’ the Federal Bureau of Investigation has said.
The head coach of Nigeria senior men volleyball team, Japheth Nuhu said his boys’ wants to rewrite history at the 2019 All Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco.

Volleyball: We want to rewrite history in Morocco – Nigeria coach

The head coach of Nigeria senior men volleyball team, Japheth Nuhu, said his boys’ wants to rewrite history at the 2019 All Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco.
Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, departed the country on Monday for the 2019 Mr World Pageant in the Philippines, with an appeal for votes by his countrymen.

Mr Nigeria: More votes, more chances of winning Mr World

The current Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, a seasoned model and fashion designer, has appealed to Nigerians to increase their votes and likes for him at the ongoing 2019 Mr World contest.
FIFA HQ

African qualifying draw for 2022 World Cup

The African preliminary qualifying round draw for the 2022 World Cup was made in Cairo Monday.
Zimbabwe head coach Sunday Chidzambwa admitted his side has to do better in front of the goal to stand a chance of winning their final Africa Cup of Nations Group A game against Democratic Republic of Congo.

Afcon: Sunday Chidzambwa quits as Zimbabwe head coach

The 67-year-old was preparing his side for their 2019 Chan qualifier against Mauritius on Sunday, and even took training on Wednesday morning.
Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.

AFCON 2021 draw: Nigeria leads top 12 seeded teams

Three time Nations cup winners Nigeria lead the list of top football nations seeded ahead of the draw for the 2021 Nations Cup to be hosted by Cameroon.
Seychellois referee Bernard Camille officiates the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final football match between DR Congo and Ghana in Oyem on January 29, 2017. - AFP - ISSOUF SANOGO (Photo credit should read ISSOUF SANOGO-AFP-Getty Images)

AFCON: Seychellois Bernard Camille to officiate Super Eagles, Burundi clash

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Friday named Seychellois Bernard Camille as the centre referee for Nigeria’s Super Eagles Africa Cup of Nations Group B encounter against Burundi.

HuCaPAN: Outsourced workers will get new minimum wage

Human Capital Providers Association of Nigeria (HuCaPAN), says its members will pay the new minimum wage of N30,000 and emphasised the need for a decent work environment in the country.
Volleyball

Nigeria female beach volleyball team secures World Cup ticket

Host Nigeria defeated Team Niger Republic 2-0 (21-18, 21-16) in the female category have secured a ticket for the 2019 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Germany next June.

NMA fumes as Minister Ngige says Nigeria has surplus doctors

Reactions have continued to trail comments by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, that he is not bothered about medical doctors leaving Nigeria because the country has surplus.
Nigeria Rugby

Nigeria rugby federation to change name in June

Kelechukwu Mbagwu, President, Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), said that the federation would soon change its name to Nigeria Rugby Football Union (NRFU).

AfDB: Southern Africa’s GDP will rise in 2019, but low

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has predicted that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Southern Africa countries will increase by around 2.2 per cent in 2019 from 1.2 per cent last year.

Air Peace orders 30 new jets in $2.1 billion deal with Embraer

Air Peace yesterday made a firm order for 10 brand new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft in a contract with a value of $2.12 billion based on current list prices.
The board of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has commended the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for giving employment to badminton players who are doing the country proud.

Badminton federation names players for All Africa Senior Championships

No fewer than 18 players have been selected to represent Nigeria at the All Africa Senior Badminton Championships which comes up from April 22- to April 28 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

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Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE: Investors react positively to ministers’ inauguration, assignment

Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday reacted positively to the inauguration and assignment of ministers to various portfolios by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

President Buhari warns cabinet members against unnecessary altercation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja, cautioned new cabinet Ministers against unnecessary altercation while discharging their responsibilities.
Senator Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna)

Kaduna election: Tribunal dismisses Shehu Sani’s petition for lack of merit

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Kaduna has dismissed the petition challenging the election of Senator Uba Sani as the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.

President Buhari approves appointment of aides for First Lady

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of aides for the Office of the First Lady, occupied by Hajia Aisha Buhari.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni were once close allies but their relations have turned deeply hostile in a dispute that damaged trade between the neighbours.

Ugandan, Rwandan leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.