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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.
The Flying Eagles, Nigeria’s national under-20 team, will face their Saudi Arabian counterparts in an international friendly on Jan. 22 in Jeddah.
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.
The Katsina State Government says it will use all means at its disposal to deal with the security challenges bedeviling the state.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Muhammadu Buhari and his colleagues of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), have renewed their commitment to end the Boko Haram insurgency.
Fabinho is hoping to see Liverpool avoid “silly” mistakes as they prepare to treat every Premier League fixture in an ongoing title challenge as a “final”.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has denied online sale of tickets on Abuja-Kaduna route.
The leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Sokoto State who is also the immediate former Governor of the State, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has expressed his happiness over the rate of defection to his party in Sokoto State as being witnessed since the commencement of the party campaign.
Chief Egwu Chima, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, has urged the Igbos to support the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Algeria will hold a presidential election on April 18, the presidency said on Friday in a statement, but did not say whether veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika would seek a fifth term in office.
Zimbabwean doctors on Thursday said they had treated almost 70 people for gunshot wounds while police rounded up hundreds after violent protests this week triggered by a steep rise in fuel prices.
The absence of Dino Melaye in court on Monday stalled his trial in the ongoing alleged false information case before Justice Olasumbo Goodluck of an Abuja Federal High Court.
The first storey building in Nigeria located in Badagry, Lagos State, recorded 13,609 visitors in 2018, Hodonu Daniel, the officer in charge of the building, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday.
The Gubernatorial candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Sen. Abdul-Azeez Nyako, said he had no plan to dethrone the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Barkindo Mustafa, if elected governor in 2019, as being speculated by his opponents.
The Federal Government will on January 14, 2019 arraigned the CJN before the Justice Danladi Yakubu-led Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja on charges of failure to declare his assets as required by law and for operating Domiciliary Accounts.