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Katsina council begs for reconstruction of central market

The Daura Local Government Council in Katsina State has appealed to the State Government to reconstruct the Daura central market to boost its economic activities and revenue base.
Nigeria swept to glory in the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup tournament in Abidjan on Sunday as the Super Falcons edged host nation Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 after penalty shootout in an interesting final match at the Stade Robert Champroux.

Super Falcons return today after lifting WAFU Cup

Nigeria swept to glory in the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup tournament in Abidjan on Sunday as the Super Falcons edged host nation Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 after penalty shootout in an interesting final match at the Stade Robert Champroux.

Nigeria, Nigerien security forces close ties on border security

Nigerian Security Operatives and their Nigerien counterparts deliberate modalities to further enhance and promote joint military/security inter border relations among the security agencies of both countries.
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WAFU Cup: 22–goal Falcons drive fear into Black Queens

Nigeria and Ghana go toe-to-toe in the semi-finals of the WAFU Women’s Cup tournament for the second year running and the Black Queens are the ones truly in awe after watching the African champions ship 22 goals past opponents in three group phase matches in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan.
Coach Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles played to beat South Africa today but at the same time they did not want to take too many risks.

AFCON: NFF owing Gernot Rohr since January

Just a month plus to the beginning of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, the Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr is not a happy man.
The Flying Eagles will face stern tests against two Red Bull teams – Red Bull Salzburg and Red Bull Leipzig – before they fly out to the U20 World Cup in Poland.

Flying Eagles coach names final squad for FIFA U-20 World Cup

Head Coach for the Nigeria U-20 team, the Flying Eagles, Paul Aigbogun, has named his final 21-man squad for this year’s FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu: Moneybags should not determine election results

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said that the anti-graft agency intervened in the recent general elections in Nigeria, in order to checkmate and prevent the moneybags from determining the emergence of leaders arising from the polls.

Niger begins three days mourning after tanker explosion kills 60

Niger Republic began three days of mourning on Wednesday after the death toll from a tanker truck explosion rose to 60.

Gunmen kill Sokoto community monarch

Suspected gunmen on Tuesday stormed Balle community in Gudu Local Government Area of Sokoto State and shot dead its tradition ruler, Aliyu Ibrahim, a source has said.
Valentine Ozornwafor

Enyimba’s Valentine Ozornwafor close to Galatasaray switch

Enyimba’s Valentine Ozornwafor is on the verge of signing for Galatasaray of Turkey, a top source has said.
The Nigeria senior women's team - Super Falcons - defeated Squad One Football Academy 1-0 to wrap up their preparations for next week's Wafu Women's Cup in Cote d'Ivoire.

Super Falcons wrap up WAFU Women’s Cup preparations with victory

The Nigeria senior women's team defeated Squad One Football Academy 1-0 to wrap up their preparations for next week's Wafu Women's Cup in Cote d'Ivoire.
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

Poland: NFF confirm Flying Eagles, Saudi friendly in Vienna

Nigeria and Saudi Arabia U20 squads are at each other’s jugular in Vienna, Austria, on Sunday evening as both teams continue to perfect their preparations for this year’s FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland.
President Muhammadu Buhari

PDP asks President Buhari to return home, face security challenges

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to end his “private visit” abroad and immediately return home to face the deteriorated security situation in the country.

How gunmen abducted President Buhari’s in-law in Daura

A senior traditional title holder in Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba, was abducted by four gunmen who stormed his residence in the ancient city last night.
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Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby invites 26 players for Wafu Women’s Cup

Rivers Angels midfielder Nwabouku Evelyn and Ibom Angels goalkeeper Ohiaeriaku Christy made Nigeria's 26-player squad for the 2019 Wafu Women's Cup in Abidjan.
The Nigerian Army under Operation Sharan Daji has confirmed the killing of four bandits in Zamfara.

Nigerian Army confirms killing of bandits in Zamfara

The Nigerian Army under Operation Sharan Daji has confirmed the killing of four bandits in Zamfara.
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Flying Eagles midfielder joins Dutch side Heerenveen

Akujobi who trained with the Nigerian Under-20 team at the start of the qualifiers for the U20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic is expected to rejoin the team in Germany when the team land for the final part of their preparations.
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles to leave for Germany

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Flying Eagles will today depart for Germany for the final part of their preparations for the FIFA U-20 World Cup slated for Poland from May 23 to June 15.

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Matthijs de Ligt denies Cristiano Ronaldo influenced €75 million Juventus move

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Bayelsa guber: Timi Alaibe deserves to be governor – PDP chieftain

As the race to the Creek Haven hots up, a chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, in Bayelsa State, Hon. Seikapatimi Ituamokumo, has said that Mr. Timi Alaibe deserved to succeed Governor Seriake Dickson.
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Afcon: Nigerians express mixed views over Gernot Rohr’s future as Super Eagles coach

Some football enthusiasts in Awka, Anambra, on Thursday expressed mixed reactions on the future of Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, with the team.
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Janet Jackson performs in Saudi concert after Nicki Minaj pulled out

Janet Jackson, 50 Cent and Chris Brown were among artists who performed Thursday at a concert in Saudi Arabia that rapper Nicki Minaj pulled out of citing human rights concerns.