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Ugandan rugby players ‘disappear’ after tournament in Germany

Three Ugandan rugby national team players went missing in Germany at the end of a three-day 12-nation tournament which the Rugby Cranes finished 10th.

Kenya stripped of 2018 CHAN hosting rights

Kenya were stripped Saturday of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship after a CAF executive committee meeting in Accra.

Dalung leads Nigerian delegation to WAFU Cup final

Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung will lead a delegation of top officials to cheer on the Super Eagles when they clash with Ghana’s Black Stars in Sunday’s WAFU Cup of Nations final.

Trump ‘invents’ new African state of ‘Nambia’

Social media was on Thursday poking fun at President Donald Trump after he twice referred to the southern African country of Namibia as "Nambia".

Trump praises Nigeria’s tackling of Ebola

US President Donald Trump has lauded Nigeria for its handling of the 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus disease.

UNGA: Trump hosts Buhari, other African leaders

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday hosted President Muhammadu Buhari and other African leaders to a working lunch on the sidelines of the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York.

Angola, Eritrea and South Africa get certificates for new World Heritage sites

The United Nations cultural agency (UNESCO) has issued certificates for the recently inscribed world heritage sites in Angola, Eritrea and South Africa.

Namibia cuts lending rate to 6.75%

Namibia’s central bank on Wednesday cut its benchmark lending rate by 25 basis points to 6.75 per cent.

Arik Air joins 7 African airlines at Hitit’s Crane Solution Suite

Arik Air, Nigeria’s largest carrier, has completed the migration of passenger service solution to Hitit’s Crane Solution Suite. The airline becomes the eighth African airline to sign to the Crane Solution Suite.

Namibia’s Geingob raises toast for Buhari’s recovery

The President of the Republic of Namibia, Dr. Hage Geingob, has expressed happiness over the news which claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari is recuperating fast in London where he is undergoing further medical attention.

Re-establishing Nigeria’s leadership position in the world

I am glad to be speaking under the chairmanship of my friend and one of our country’s most outstanding and cerebral diplomats, Prof Ibrahim Gambari.

Why Nigeria must be restructured – Anyaoku

Former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has called for the restructuring of the country, in order to tackle the challenges the country currently faces in many sectors.

Informal economy not enough to handle Africa’s workforce explosion – IMF

Unemployment in Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economy, is running at more than 14 percent and climbing; in South Africa, the second largest economy, it is over 27 percent. For youth in both places, it is far more.

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The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA in Kwara arrests 119 drug suspects in six months

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested a total of 119 drug suspects between July and December.
Pep Guardiola's current Manchester City contract expires in 2021

Manchester City players banned from attending Christmas party

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola cancelled Christmas for his first-team stars, as they were banned from attending the club’s festive party.
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APC Rally: Edo government insists no rally or gathering must hold

The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.