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Rohr to invite U20 stars to Eagles for Seychelles, Egypt

Nigeria U20 stars to the AFCON U20 in Niger Republic are to get invitation to the Super Eagles for the games against Seychelles and Egypt, according to the Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr.
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Gernot Rohr assures Flying Eagles players of promotion to Super Eagles

Gernot Rohr says he will include the best Nigerian players in the U20 Nations Cup in the Super Eagles.
Emmanuel Amuneke has revealed he had a hard time battling age cheats when he was in charge of the Golden Eaglets.

Emmanuel Amuneke gets CAF U-20 AFCON technical study group role

Tanzania coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, has been handed a CAF Technical Study Group (TSG) role by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
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U-20 AFCON: Paul Aigbogun assures dropped players still part of team

Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun has stated that players who did not make the team’s U-20 AFCON final cut remain an integral part of the squad.
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12 countries participating in Nigeria International Taekwando Open

The Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) says that 12 countries have confirmed their participation in the Nigeria International Taekwondo Open, holding from Feb. 8 to Feb. 10 in Abuja.

Group urges court to restrain INEC from holding elections in IDP camps

The Forum for Transparency and Integrity in Leadership has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission from conducting elections in Internally Displaced Persons’ camps in Niger Republic, Chad or anywhere else outside the shores of Nigeria.
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Taekwondo federation extends registration for Nigeria International Open

The Nigerian Taekwondo Federation has extended the registration deadline of athletes for the forthcoming Nigeria International Open competition from January 22 to 29, 2019.

Paul Aigbogun: I’am confident of world cup ticket in Niamey

Chief Coach of the national U-20 team, Paul Aigbogun, has stated that the sudden cancellation of the proposed international friendly matches against Saudi Araba, Egypt and Tunisia have adversely affected his preparations towards the CAF U-20 Nations Cup Championship in Niger Republic as he wanted to use the friendlies correct some of the lapses in the team.
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Flying Eagles list Ikouwem Utin, Yahaya Nazifi, Effiom Maxwell for U-20 Nations Cup

Team captain Ikouwem Utin and forwards Yahaya Nazifi and Effiom Maxwell are among 21 players listed by Nigeria’s under-20 male team for the Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic.
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Abubakar Tsav: Ex-President Obasanjo laid the foundation for the problems confronting Nigeria

Abubakar Tsav, former commissioner of police in Lagos state, has faulted ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s comment on the security situation in the country.
From left: Editor In-Chief, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Idris Abdulrahman; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; and the Managing Director of NAN, Mr Bayo Onanuga, during the Minister’s visit to NAN Headquarters in Abuja. Albert Otu/BJO/NAN

Election: Opposition politicians fanning embers of violence – minister

The Federal Government says it is in possession of credible intelligence confirming that opposition politicians are orchestrating widespread violence to truncate the forthcoming general elections.
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U20 AFCON: Paul Aigbogun submits final list, team off to Niamey on Tuesday

Head Coach Paul Aigbogun has submitted to the Nigeria Football Federation, his final list of 21 players that he believes will do Nigeria proud at the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic next month.
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Flying Eagles, Saudi Arabia friendly match canceled

The Flying Eagles’ supposed friendly match with Saudi Arabia fixed for the Asian land next week Tuesday has been canceled.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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Election: Senator Shehu Sani loses polling unit with wide margin

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Malfunctioning smart card readers mars voting in llorin

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