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Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 15

AFCONQ: Super Eagles urged to get early goal against Benin Republic

Former Nigeria international Garba Lawal has warned the Super Eagles that the Squirrels of Benin Republic will be a difficult opponents when both Nations clash in Wednesday’s Group L 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Emeka Anyaoku, others canvass support for Nigeria’s border closure

Eminent Nigerians on Saturday canvassed support for President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration on the closure of Nigeria’s border aimed at boosting the nation’s economic growth.
Moscow hopes the summit, co-chaired by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, will kickstart economic, security and political partnerships.

Russia seeks stronger, more positive ties to Africa at Sochi Summit

Dozens of African officials and business leaders will gather in Sochi, Russia, this week for a two-day summit designed to bolster relations between the Russian Federation and all 54 African nations.

Ten killed in minibus-lorry collision

Ten people were killed and seven injured on Saturday when a lorry collided with a minibus in eastern Romania, the country with the highest level of road deaths in the EU, police said.

CHAN: Imama Amapakabo to lead Super Eagles to Lome on Friday

Head Coach of National U23 team Imama Amapakabo will lead the Home-based Super Eagles, known as Eagles B, to Lome on Friday for the first leg of a 2020 African Nations Championship qualifying fixture against the Sparrow Hawks coming up on Sunday.
President Buhari at the event

Tech expert lauds President Buhari on Executive Order 5

An indigenous technological innovator, Sqn Ldr Adefolajuwon Amoo (rtd), has lauded the effort of President Muhammadu Buhari in driving indigenous innovations through the implementation of Executive Order No 5.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo: Why we revoked 26,000 hectares forest allocated to Senator Ajimobi

The Oyo State Government on Tuesday shed light on the revocation of 26,000-hectare forest land, which was allocated to former Governor Abiola Ajimobi during his administration.
Humphrey Olumakaiye

Xenophobia: Anglican communion advises Nigeria, South Africa

The Diocese of Lagos, (Anglican Communion) has condemned in totality the ugly trend of xenophobic attacks of Nigerians and other African nationals by South Africans which reached its peak recently and has since sparked pockets of violent reprisals from citizens of victim-countries, especially Nigeria.
Samuel Chukwueze was on target as Villarreal were held to a 4-4 draw by Granada in their opening La Liga fixture.

Samuel Chukwueze wins Villarreal’s Player of the Season award

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze has won Villarreal’s revelation player of the 2018/2019 season award.
Oghenekaro Etebo

Peter Etebo to resume pre-season training with Stoke City next week

Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo will resume training with Stoke City next week after representing the side at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

TUC urges President Buhari to include more women in cabinet

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) wants President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the implementation of the 35 percent affirmative action of women representation in his appointment of Ministers, Chief Executive Officers (CEO’s) of MDAs, and other Principal Officers in the formation of his Cabinet
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.
Idrissa Gueye has warned Senegal against underestimating Benin when they meet in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game on Wednesday.

Afcon: Senegal must not underestimate Benin – Idrissa Gueye

Idrissa Gueye has warned Senegal against underestimating Benin when they meet in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game on Wednesday.
Tunisia settle for draw with Mali in a tough encounter in Group E matchday two at the Suez Stadium in the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Friday evening.

Afcon: Tunisia settle for draw with Mali in a tough encounter

Tunisia settle for draw with Mali in a tough encounter in Group E matchday two at the Suez Stadium in the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Friday evening.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-11

Aisha Buhari, Hadiza Usman call for gender equality in maritime sector

Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday joined participants at a seafarers conference to call for more women participation in the maritime sector.
Liverpool will be without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane for the start of the Premier League season, claims Lauren, with Africa Cup of Nations duty set to delay their return to domestic duty.

Lauren: Liverpool will start season without Mo Salah, Sadio Mane

Liverpool will be without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane for the start of the Premier League season, claims Lauren, with Africa Cup of Nations duty set to delay their return to domestic duty.
Kelechi Iheanacho

Efe Ambrose: Brendan Rodgers can transform Kelechi Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho can become “one of the best strikers in the world” under Brendan Rodgers, former Celtic and Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose has boldly claimed.
John Ogu

John Ogu: I’ve no Trabzonspor link, but there’re offers from Turkey

Former Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel midfielder, John Ogu, has dismissed outrightly the reports that he is on the verge of linking up with Turkish Super Lig side, Trabzonspor.

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William Troost-Ekong

Williams Troost-Ekong: I’m enjoying the competition in Super Eagles camp

Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.

Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.

Moscow accuses US of ‘hunting’ Russians after Israel extradites suspect

Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.
Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.

Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.