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Former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune has won Algeria’s widely unpopular presidential election without the need for a second-round runoff, the electoral commission said on Friday.

Former premier Abdelmadjid Tebboune wins Algeria presidential election

Former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune has won Algeria’s widely unpopular presidential election without the need for a second-round runoff, the electoral commission said on Friday.

Central bank moves to tackle bank debtors

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said on Tuesday that it has put in place new policy initiatives and strategies to ensure that bank debtors no longer escape from sanctions.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo stated this today while performing the ground breaking of Wagon Assembly Plant at Kajola in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun state.

VP Osinbajo recommends solution to tackle insurgency

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for enhanced synergy and strategic security policy between Nigeria and neighbouring countries in the war against terrorism and violent extremism in Nigeria and neighboring countries.

Senate swears in Biodun Olujimi as senator

The Senate on Thursday swore in Abiodun Olujimi representing Ekiti South after the Independent National Electoral Commission issued her certificate of return.
Gernot Rohr

Victor Ikpeba tells NFF to extend Gernot Rohr’s contract

Former Nigeria international Victor Ikpeba has advised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to extend the contract of Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr, for the sake of stability.
Bolivia's second Senate Vice President and opposition politician Jeanine Anez, center, wearing the Presidential sash, addresses the crowd from the balcony of the Quemado palace after she declared herself interim president of the country, in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Juan Karita—AP

Bolivia: Senator Jeanine Áñez declares self interim president

Bolivian opposition senator Jeanine Áñez has declared herself interim president of the South American country following Evo Morales’ resignation.

Bayelsa guber: I don’t know price of AK-47 rifle – Governor Dickson

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, says he does not know how much guns, especially an AK-47 cost.
A woman holding a baby casts her vote at a polling station in Gaborone on October 23, 2019. – The general election happens in Botswana on October 23, 2019. (Photo by Monirul Bhuiyan - AFP)

Botswana awaits results in cliffhanger election

Botswana voted on Wednesday in a cliffhanger election set to test the decades-long dominance of the ruling party and challenge the country's image of stability.

Diamond-rich Botswana facing problems ahead of general elections

Diamond-rich Botswana is hailed for its stability, but the southern African nation struggles with income inequality, unemployment and a high rate of HIV.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday he will ask the European Commission to give Italy’s poorer south a special status to help boost employment and tackle organised crime.

Italy wants special EU status for poor south

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday he will ask the European Commission to give Italy’s poorer south a special status to help boost employment and tackle organised crime.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Jonathan urges African leaders to protect rights and businesses of fellow Africans

Following the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa, former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has appealed to African leaders to protect the rights and businesses of fellow Africans within their domain.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has challenged newly sworn in ministers to justify the confidence reposed in them by President Muhammadu Buhari and all Nigerians, by settling down to work quickly, hit the ground running and consolidate on the progress that have been made in the various sectors.

Capital market operators task new ministers on recession

Some capital market operators on Thursday said there was the need for the new ministers to commence work without delay to revive the nation’s economy to avoid another round of recession.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari’s speech at swearing-in of SGF, ministers — full text

Today marks another milestone in the history of my second term in Office, after Nigerians overwhelmingly voted the All Progressives Congress during the 2019 general elections. The outcome of the election was a clear testimony of the strong confidence of our people in this Administration, and we must not let them down.

University professor urges Southwest governors to improve region’s security

Akanji who was the guest speaker at the 4th Surveyor Lasisi Lasupo Ali Annual Lecture which was held in Ibadan, indicated that the drivers of insecurity include globalization which he said has broken down trade barriers between nations, expansion and integration of economies as well as people.
Jurgen Klopp is looking for Liverpool to remain an “annoying” side to play against as they prepare to chase down more major silverware in 2019-20.

Jurgen Klopp looking for Liverpool to be ‘annoying’ in bid for further silverware

Jurgen Klopp is looking for Liverpool to remain an “annoying” side to play against as they prepare to chase down more major silverware in 2019-20.
Beji Caid Essebsi speaks after a meeting of the United Nations human rights council in Geneva in February. Fabrice Coffrini-AFP-Getty Images

Tunisia’s president Beji Caid Essebsi passes on

Beji Caid Essebsi, Tunisia’s first democratically elected president, has died aged 92, reviving fears of a power vacuum in the north African country before elections in November.
L to R. Prince Patrick Osobase, Prof. Charles Dokubo,Usani U.Usani and Edobor Iyamu in a photograph after the launch of the fishing training programme for 2,500 Niger Delta Youths

Amnesty: Federal government trains 2,500 Niger Delta youths on fishing, others

The Federal Government through the Presidential Amnesty Programme is set to train 2,500 Niger Delta Youths on fishing and associated seafood production.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC tasks federal government on insecurity

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has repeated its call on the Federal Government to address the rising incidence of insecurity, unemployment, poverty, instability and renewed separatist agitations in the country.

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A retired National Boxing Coach, Samson Aransiola, on Monday said that indigenous boxers were being robbed of a place in the heavyweight category because the sport lacked adequate investment in the country.

Onoriode Ehwariemi vows to win WBF title for Nigeria

Onoriode “Godzilla” Ehwariemi of Nigeria has vowed to defeat his Argentine opponent, Argentina’s Ariel “Chiquito” Baracamonte, when they clash for the World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental heavyweight title at GOtv Boxing Night 20.

UN condemns killing of four humanitarian aid workers in Borno

UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria Mr Edward Kallon said in a statement at the weekend that the international community was saddened by the killing of the four aid workers.
Juventus women’s player Eni Aluko has said she felt discriminated against while in Turin and was treated like former Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar when walking through an airport.

Eniola Aluko: I was treated like a drug baron while at Juventus

Eni Aluko has spoken openly about the way she was treated during her time in Italy at Juventus due to the colour of her skin.
Jamilu Collins

Super Eagles star counts blessing with club, national team

With just a few weeks to the end of 2019, Super Eagles and Paderborn SC of Germany left-back Jamilu Collins has expressed his delight after what he described as a positive year following successes with both club and country.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu addressing crowd at his residence in Benin

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki talks tough, bans rallies as Osagie Ize-Iyamu joins APC

The high drama surrounding the holding of rally by a faction of the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to receive Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and his defecting political associates and supporters from the PDP, ended yesterday on an anti-climax note, as the factional state chairman, Col. David Imuse (rtd), formally welcomed Ize-Iyamu into the party and presented him and his supporters with a broom, which is the party’s symbol.