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CAF lists 3 Nigerians among African players awards nominees

Three Nigerian players are now in line for consideration for continental football awards in January after being listed among nominees by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

William Troost-Ekong, Victor Moses nominated for CAF player of the year award

William Troost-Ekong and Victor Moses have been nominated for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year award.

Ivory Coast coach Marc Wilmots calls for unity ahead of Morocco clash

Ivory Coast coach Marc Wilmots has called for unity ahead of his team’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Morocco next month.

Morocco holds regional meeting on migration

Morocco is hosting a regional meeting on migration aiming at developing an African agenda on the issue.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr invites 24 players for Algeria, Argentina matches

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited 24 players including team captain Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Ogenyi Onazi for the upcoming World Cup qualifier and Int’l friendly against Algeria and Argentina.

Ethiopia, Rwanda get second CHAN chance

Ethiopia and Rwanda will meet during November to fill the place at the 2018 African Nations Championship vacated by Egypt, the organisers confirmed Monday.

WCQ: Super Eagles open camp November 5 in Morocco

Super Eagles will resume camp November 5 in Morocco ahead of their last game of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Fennec Foxes of Algeria on November 10.

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana kicks against Morocco’s bid to join ECOWAS

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has written a letter to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), protesting the “illegal” admission of Morocco into the community.

Ethiopia and Rwanda to meet in play-off for place at 2018 CHAN

Ethiopia and Rwanda will meet in a two-legged play-off for the right to replace Egypt at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco.

Salomon Kalou compares Morocco coach Herve Renard to Jose Mourinho

Ivorian international Salomon Kalou has compared Morocco head coach coach Herve Renard to Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.

Nigeria ranks among world’s least powerful passport as Singapore tops most powerful

Nigeria has one of the least powerful passports in the world, a new ranking showed on Wednesday.

Morocco’s King Mohammed fires ministers for slow progress

Morocco’s king has dismissed several ministers and top officials “for failing to improve the economic situation in a region” amid protests.

Africa must reposition its economy to attract investors – Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on Africa to reposition its economy in the direction that will attractive investors because investment depends on the advantages derivable.

Al Ahly want more fans at CAF Champions League final

Al Ahly have asked Egypt's interior ministry to allow 70,000 fans to attend this weekend's African Champions League final against Wydad Casablanca.

I’m free player and open to offers – Ikechukwu Ezenwa

Super Eagles current No 1 goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has said he is now a free player after his contract with FC Ifeanyiubah ran out and so he will be ready to listen to any offers.

NFF confirm Super Eagles friendly against Argentina in Russia

Nigeria will take on Argentina in a high-profile international friendly in the Russian city of Krasnodar on Tuesday, 14 November, the Nigeria Football Federation have announced.

Morocco recalls Algeria envoy over ‘hashish money’ jibe

Morocco has recalled its ambassador after the Algerian foreign minister accused the kingdom’s banks of “laundering hashish money” in Africa, in the latest diplomatic spat between the North African rivals.

Transferwise resumes Nigeria money transfers citing confidence in Naira

Money transfer company Transferwise has resumed remittances to Nigeria after a 17-month break, having confidence in the central bank’s handling of the naira, its chief executive said on Friday.

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RTEAN commends Lagos governor on road reconstruction, virus response

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Five NYSC members get state awards in Niger

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger on Friday presented state awards to five outgoing corps members for outstanding performances during their service year in the state.

Police recover five AK-47 rifles, rescue two kidnap victims

Men of Rivers State Police Command and Special Protective Unit, SPU, Base 5, Benin-City, Edo State, have recovered missing firearms and rescued two persons kidnapped in May 23 pirates attack along Bakana, Degema waterways, Degema Local Government Area of Rivers.