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Mohamed Salah’s introduction played a major role in Egypt defeating Guinea 3-1 in Alexandria in their final friendly before the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Sunday.

AFCON: Fit and firing Mo Salah carries hopes of hosts Egypt

Ahead of Liverpool's Champions League final victory over Tottenham, Mohamed Salah, glanced at a photograph to draw up pain and fuel his already burning desire

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Super Eagles ready to conquer Africa

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has declared that the team is ready to conquer the rest of the continent at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.
Nayib Bukele

El Salvador withdraws recognition of Western Sahara

The government of El Salvador has announced decision to withdraw its recognition of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor

Diamond League: Blessing Okagbare wins women’s 100m in Rabat

On her 60th appearance in the Diamond League, Nigeria’s “Queen of Sprints Races” Blessing Okagbare won the Women 100m race at the Rabat Meet on Sunday in Morocco.
Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has named two separate starting for the friendly game against Ghana on Saturday.

Stuart Baxter names two Bafana Bafana starting line-ups for friendly against Ghana

Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has named two separate starting for the friendly game against Ghana on Saturday.
South African Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya looks on after running the 1.500m senior women final at the ASA Senior Championships at Germiston Athletics stadium, in Germiston on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa on April 26, 2019. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

Caster Semenya declines invitation to compete at Rabat 800m race

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not run her specialist 800m distance at Rabat on Sunday despite having received an invitation to do so, in the latest twist of her bitter court battle over gender rules.
South African Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya looks on after running the 1.500m senior women final at the ASA Senior Championships at Germiston Athletics stadium, in Germiston on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa on April 26, 2019. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

Caster Semenya to run 800 million in Rabat after court victory

Caster Semenya will run her specialist 800m distance at Rabat on Sunday, organisers said, after the South African two-time Olympic champion won the latest round of a bitter court battle over gender rules.
Track & Field Athletics

AFN to organise open trials in Abuja ahead of African Games

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) on Friday said that it would organise a national open trials for athletes ahead of the 12th African Games scheduled for Rabat, Morocco.
Delta Sports Commission boss, Tonobok Okowa has confirmed that the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba will host another game of the Super Eagles in June during the next FIFA free window for international friendly games.

Nigeria drop three places in latest FIFA rankings

Nigeria dropped three places to 45th spot in the latest global rankings released by the International Federation of Association Football (Fifa).
Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare-Ighotegunor finished second with a time of 11.07seconds in the women’s 100m event at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday.

Blessing Okagbare eyes first IAAF Diamond League win in Rabat

African 200m record holder (22.04), Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor, will be back on the IAAF Diamond League train when it makes its sixth of 14 stops on Sunday at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat, Morocco for the Meeting International Mohammed VI of Athletics.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC commits to Western Sahara sovereignty

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has reinstated its support for the struggle of the Western Sahara people against the colonial grip of Morocco.

AFCON: Guinea gamble on fitness of Liverpool star Naby Keita

Guinea have chosen Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt this month despite concerns about his thigh injury.
Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has said his new team Tanzania are in high spirits ahead of Saturday’s 2019 AFCON qualifier against Uganda in Kampala.

AFCON: Emmanuel Amuneke unveils 23-man Tanzania squad

Tanzania head coach Emmanuel Amuneke has unveiled his final 23-man squad for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Egypt.
Gabonese President Ali Bongo delivered his first speech since returning to the West African country following a long absence after a stroke he suffered in October.

Gabon’s Ali Bongo calls for new cabinet in comeback speech

Gabonese President Ali Bongo delivered his first speech since returning to the West African country following a long absence after a stroke he suffered in October.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: I support whoever is Super Eagles’ 1st-choice goalkeeper

Ikechukwu Ezenwa has assured that he will give 110 per cent support to whoever emerges as the Super Eagles’ first choice goalkeeper as his competition with Francis Uzoho and Daniel Akpeyi continues ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Nigeria winger Michael Babatunde says he feels on top of the world after his goals helped Wydad Casablanca to the 2018-2019 Moroccan Botola Professional League title.

Babatunde Micheal happy with Esperance vs Wydad CAFCL final replay chance

Nigeria forward Babatunde Micheal is happy with the decision of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to order a replay of the second leg of the CAF Champions League final clash between his Moroccan club, Wydad Casablanca and Esperance of Tunisia.
Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed

Premier Youssef Chahed backs Tunisia, faults Caf Champions League replay

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed strongly disagrees with the Confederation of African Football (Caf) over the decision to have the second leg of the Caf Champions League final replayed.

CAF Champions League final second leg to be replayed after farcical clash

The CAF Champions League final second leg between ES Tunis and Wydad Casablanca will be replayed outside of Tunisia after Friday's farcical encounter in Rades was cut short.

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President Buhari receives in audience a Special Delegation from Nasarawa State led by the Governor in State House on 25th June 2019 4

President Buhari: Our goal of building inclusive, secured, prosperous Nigeria is achievable

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration’s goal of building an inclusive, secured and prosperous Nigeria is achievable
Real Madrid fans were full of praise of their new signing Takefus Kubo who is dubbed little Messi following his impressive display in the Copa America against Ecuador in Brazil.

Real Madrid fans praise new signing dubbed little Messi

Real Madrid fans were full of praise of their new signing Takefus Kubo who is dubbed little Messi following his impressive display in the Copa America against Ecuador in Brazil.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari, Afenifere leaders meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with Afenifere leaders at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Truck driver commits suicide in Bayelsa

A 45 year-old-man, described as a truck driver, has hanged himself inside his room at Etegwe community the Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa.

Stakeholder calls for policy to regulate mining sector

Shehu Abui, the Danmasani of Marwa, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has urged the Federal Government to formulate policies to regulate the country’s solid minerals and mining sector.