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Another Nigerian Leke James wants Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to call him up for next month's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Sierra Leone.

Molde FC forward wants Super Eagles call up

Another Nigerian Leke James wants Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to call him up for next month's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Sierra Leone.
The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), organisers of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), has announced that the 2019 edition of the film fiesta will hold on Dec. 1 to Dec. 7 in Abuja.

NFC, Nigerian Army decry wrong portrayal of military in movies

The Nigerian Film Corporation and the Nigerian Military have decried the wrong portrayal of the military in Nigerian movies, saying it is undermining the military’s enormous sacrifices and its personnel.
The Nigeria Football Federation has hinted it wants to follow up the international friendly, arranged for the Super Eagles, against Five-time World Champions, Brazil, with another grade A friendly with an African team.

Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium to host Super Eagles vs Benin Republic

The last game the Eagles hosted in Nigeria was on June 8 which was an international friendly game against the Warriors of Zimbabwe played at the Stephen Keshis Stadium in Asaba and since then, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been shopping for a new venue following complaints about the quality of the pitch in Asaba.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Jonathan leads AU election observer mission to Mozambique

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been nominated by the African Union (AU) to lead the continental body’s Election Observation Mission to Mozambique’s October 15 general elections.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025.

ILO, federal government, states can collaborate to end child labour by 2025 – official

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025.
A protester at the Extinction Rebellion demonstration in Whitehall on Monday mocks the prime minister, Boris Johnson. Guy Bell-Rex-Shutterstock

Nearly 300 arrested as climate activists block central London roads

Police have arrested nearly 300 people as thousands of Extinction Rebellion climate activists blocked main roads and at least two bridges in central London on Monday’s opening day of global protests by the group.
The Nigeria Amputee Football Federation (NAFF) said it had received official invitation letter to participate in the 5th Cup of Africa Nation for Amputee Football (CANAF) billed for Angola in September.

Stranded Nigeria amputee team cries for help in Angola

Nigeria’s Special Eagles, the Amputee Football Team, currently in Angola for the Africa Amputee Football Cup of Nations, have called for the urgent fatherly intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari towards alleviating their poor condition into the tournament.
Nigerian Youths

Group urges Nigerian youths to participate in governance

A good governance advocacy group, the Unity House Foundation (UHF) has called on Nigerian youths to participate actively in governance by asking questions on the day to day activities of the government.

Innoson getting enormous support, patronage from President Buhari’s government – chairman

Chief Innocent Chukwuma, Chairman, Innoson Group of Companies Nigeria limited, says the Federal government, under President Muhammadu Buhari, has given enormous patronage and support to his firm, Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM).
Super Eagles team B goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has urged Nigerians to continue backing the team, as they look to qualify for CHAN next year.

Super Eagles B lands in Dakar for WAFU Cup of Nations

Nigeria’s home-based senior players have arrived in Dakar, capital of Senegal for the 2nd WAFU-FOX Cup of Nations starting in the Senegalese city of Thies on Saturday, 28th September.

WADFU: Deaf Eagles depart for tournament in Sierra Leone

The national deaf football team, known as “Deaf Eagles”, on Thursday departed the country aboard Africa World Airline (AWA) for the 8th West Africa Deaf Football Union (WADFU) tournament in Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone accept late invitation to WAFU Cup of Nations

The Sierra Leone Football Association has accepted a late invitation to participate in the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations, which gets underway in Senegal this weekend.
Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr: My squad against Brazil ready

Nigerians rooting for Chelsea’s duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori to don the Super Eagles colours would have to wait a little longer, according to Coach Gernot Rohr.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Nigeria listed among countries in need of external food assistance

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) says Nigeria and 40 other countries across the world are in need of external food assistance.
Chris Ngige

ILO: Senator Ngige’s re-appointment reward for outstanding performance

The Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Mr Guy Ryder, has commended the re-appointment of Senator Chris Ngige as Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment; describing it as a reward for outstanding performance in a very sensitive ministry.
Oly Ilunga Kalenga is a Belgian–Congolese medical doctor who has been the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Minister of Public Health since 2016

Former health minister ’embezzles’ Ebola funds

Former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been arrested over allegations he embezzled public funds meant to tackle the Ebola epidemic, police said on Saturday.

ECOWAS single currency will reduce dependency on the West – Sierra Leonean envoy

A high Commissioner of Sierra Leone to Nigeria, Dr. Solomon Gembeh, says implementation of the Economic Community of West Africa State (ECOWAS) single currency will reduce the dependency of member states on the west.

South Africa, Uganda, others to participate at AKWAABA 2019 in Lagos

Mr Ikechi Uko, Organiser of AKWAABA African Travel and Tourism Market, on Saturday said no fewer than 25 countries would grace the 2019 edition of the event slated to hold in Lagos from Sept. 22 to Sept.24

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Unilorin wins third JAMB tertiary institutions football competition

The University of Ilorin on Saturday beat Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria 1-0 to win the third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board-sponsored tertiary institutions football competition.

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