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Paul Aigbogun: Flying Eagles focused on winning in Niger

Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun says he’s confident in his squad ability to win next month’s U20 Afcon billed for Niger Republic in February.
Flying Eagles

Flying Eagles to face Saudi Arabia ahead of under-20 AFCON

The Flying Eagles, Nigeria’s national under-20 team, will face their Saudi Arabian counterparts in an international friendly on Jan. 22 in Jeddah.
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Nigerian Army’s victory in Baga excites fishermen

Fishermen in Borno, whose means of livelihood were disrupted by insurgents, have hailed the military over the victory against Boko Haram insurgents.
Afeez Aremu

Afeez Aremu declares readiness for U-20 AFCON in Niger Republic

IK Start of Norway midfielder Afeez Aremu said he‘s ready to help Flying Eagles at next month’s African U-20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic despite the competition not included within FIFA calender.

Governor Masari: Katsina ready to use available means to wipe out insecurity

The Katsina State Government says it will use all means at its disposal to deal with the security challenges bedeviling the state.
Paul Aigbogun – Flying Eagles coach

Paul Aigbogun: No training tour for Flying Eagles

Flying Eagles head coach Paul Aigbogun has stressed that they are looking at training the invited players to knock them into shape before embarking on some friendly matches ahead of their trip to Niger Republic for the CAF U17 Africa Cup of Nations starting from February 2 to 17.
Mustapha Inuwa

Official: Kidnapping, banditry may affect elections in Katsina

The Katsina State Government has said the incessant kidnapping, banditry and other heinous crimes bedevilling the state may affect a hitch-free general election in the state.

Katsina government wants Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger Republic to synergise on security

Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa, Secretary to Katsina State Government (SGS), has called for collaboration between Katsina, Zamfara and Kaduna states and Niger Republic to improve security in the area.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Zamfara donates to families of fallen Nigerien soldiers

The Zamfara Government has donated N8.5 million to families of five killed and some Nigerien soldiers injured by bandits during a joint operation with Nigerian troops.

Abuja airport records low traffic on new year eve

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Monday witnessed low traffic of passengers and flight operations on the eve of New Year celebration, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Nigerian Air Force deploys fighter aircraft in Zamfara, Sokoto

The Nigerian Air Force has concluded plans to deploy some fighter aircraft to the troubled areas in Zamfara and Sokoto states to stop violence and killings in parts of the states.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Aminu Tambuwal hails Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to end security challenges

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has lauded the Federal Government for its commitment in dealing with the security challenges in the state and other parts of the country.
football

Ghana, Niger join Nigeria for Ramat Cup

Three teams from Ghana and Niger Republic are to join those from Nigeria’s 36 states and FCT to compete for the 37th Ramat Cup.

Sokoto police parade 19 kidnappers, bandits suspect, two corpses

The Nigeria Police Force, Sokoto command has paraded 19 suspects, for participating in criminal activities ranging from kidnapping, armed robbers, Cattle rustling, banditry and other forms of criminal activities within the state.

IOM facilitates return of 11,500 Nigerians from Libya, Mali, Niger

International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Nigeria, says it has so far assisted about 11,500 stranded Nigerians from Libya, Mali and Niger Republic, among others, to return to Nigeria under the EU-IOM Initiative for Migrant Protection and Re-integration in Nigeria.
Flying Eagles

Senegal defeat Nigeria to win WAFU U-20 football tournament

The Flying Eagles on Sunday ended up as runners-up at the WAFU Under-20 Cup Tournament in Lome after a 0-2 loss to Senegal in the final match.
President Buhari attends Extra Ordinary Meeting of Lake Chad Basin in Abuja on 15th Dec 2018-3

Boko Haram: Muhammadu Buhari, Lake Chad Basin leaders renew commitment

President Muhammadu Buhari and his colleagues of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), have renewed their commitment to end the Boko Haram insurgency.
Flying Eagles celebrate their goal vs Ghana

Flying Eagles edge Mali to reach WAFU Cup final

Nigeria’s U20 Boys, Flying Eagles, once more came from behind to excel, edging their Malian counterparts 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw to reach the Final of the WAFU U20 Cup Tournament in Lome, Togo.

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