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NMA fumes as Minister Ngige says Nigeria has surplus doctors

Reactions have continued to trail comments by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, that he is not bothered about medical doctors leaving Nigeria because the country has surplus.
South African military personnel have been dispatched to help rescue and evacuation efforts [Themba Hadebe-AP file]

South Africa floods death toll rises to 51

Floods and mudslides in the South African city of Durban and the wider KwaZulu-Natal province have killed at least 51 people, officials say.
Former Governor of Abia State and Senator-elect, Abia North Senatorial District, Dr. Orji Kalu, has urged the South African Government to sustain the economic, political and social ties between Nigeria and South Africa.

Senator-elect Orji Kalu visits Thabo Mbeki, seeks greater diplomatic ties between Nigeria, South Africa

Former Governor of Abia State and Senator-elect, Abia North Senatorial District, Dr. Orji Kalu, has urged the South African Government to sustain the economic, political and social ties between Nigeria and South Africa.
Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the federal government is working on a policy that will limit the number of children a woman can give birth to.

Minister: Nigeria’s debt still low, no removal of fuel subsidy yet

Nigeria’s debt, which is about 19 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), is still considered low among developing economies, the supervising minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed, has said.

Olam offers N130 billion to acquire Dangote Flour Mill

Dangote Flour Mills, in a notice to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), said that the total consideration offered by Olam to acquire its five billion shares was N130 billion.
Zainab Ahmed

Minister: Poor revenue hinders budget implementation

The federal government has decried Nigeria’s weak revenue generation profile which it said was hindering ability to operate the national budget.
Damaged houses are seen after a flooding caused by heavy rains in Marianhill, South Africa, April 23, 2019. REUTERS-Rogan Ward

South Africa floods, mudslides kill 23

The number of deaths from floods and mudslides that crushed homes in the South African port of Durban early Tuesday has risen to 23, authorities said.
Morocco coach Herve Renard

Morocco coach Herve Renard denies meeting with Lyon

Morocco coach Herve Renard has responded to reports about a potential move to Lyon.

Egypt hosts African leaders discussing Sudan protests, Libya crisis

African leaders are meeting in Egypt on Tuesday where they will address developments in Sudan and Libya, in the first emergency summits since the two nations were rocked by popular protests and an invasion on the capital respectively.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has given reasons why he instructed his players not to negotiate for anything other than the three points against the Pirates of Seychelles in Friday’s AFCON qualifier.

Zimbabwe plans Super Eagles friendly

Zimbabwe are in the process of negotiating friendly with Nigeria ahead of Africa Cup of Nations finals, which kicks off in Egypt in June.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

AFCON: Gernot Rohr slams door on new players

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has insisted he will not bring in new players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

Shelter Afrique: Africa requires four million housing units per annum to meet its housing...

The Pan-African housing development financier, Shelter Afrique, has said that African continent requires four million housing units per year to meet its housing needs, adding that the continent is facing acute housing crisis.
Zimbabwe are in the process of negotiating friendly matches against South Africa and Nigeria ahead of Africa Cup of Nations finals, which kicks off in Egypt, in June.

AFCON: Zimbabwe planning friendly matches against South Africa, Nigeria

Zimbabwe are in the process of negotiating friendly matches against South Africa and Nigeria ahead of Africa Cup of Nations finals, which kicks off in Egypt, in June.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has praised the Eagles, the coaching crew and himself for pushing the team to the 3rd best position in Africa and 42nd best in the world having taking over the team when it was not faring well in the FIFA Rankings over two years ago.

AFCON: No time to experiment with new players – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says two months to the Nations Cup in Egypt is too short a time to experiment with new players.
Liverpool has been advised to make a move for Wilfried Zaha by former Chelsea star Tony Cascarino.

Cascarino: I wouldn’t be surprised if Liverpool signed Wilfried Zaha

Liverpool has been advised to make a move for Wilfried Zaha by former Chelsea star Tony Cascarino.
Nicolas Pepe

Barcelona, Liverpool in race to sign Nicolas Pepe

Uefa Champions League semi-final opponents Barcelona and Liverpool are among the club's interested in signing Ivory Coast attacker Nicolas Pepe.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has insisted he will not bring in new players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.

Gernot Rohr closes door on new players for AFCON

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has insisted he will not bring in new players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.

Easter: Nigerian Union advises nationals in South Africa on security

The Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA) has urged Nigerians living in that country to be conscious of their environment during and after the Easter celebrations.

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Court remands applicant for being in possession of 692g of cannabis

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Appeal Court reverses conviction of army general

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VP Yemi Osinbajo presides over FEC

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Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Improper service stalls hearing in Senator Adeleke’s suit

The hearing of appeal filed by Sen. Ademola Adekele, PDP Candidate for Osun State in the September 2018 governorship election was on Thursday stalled in Court of Appeal, Abuja on account of improper service.