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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.
Andriy Shevchenko

Ukraine coach praises Super Eagles

The Yellow Men found the going tough against the Super Eagles and from the fourth minute to the 75th minute stared defeat in the face but two late goals rescued a draw for the hosts, following which Ukraine’s manager revealed his respect to the Nigeria side.
Rangers of Scotland player Joe Aribo may not have been happy with the outcome of Tuesday’s international friendly against Ukraine but has described his debut as a special day in his life.

Gernot Rohr impressed by ‘new’ Super Eagles display against Ukraine

Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Gernot Rohr has expressed satisfaction with the performance of his team in Tuesday night’s 2-2 friendly draw against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has suggested the team’s loss to Madagascar could be a blessing in disguise and the major reason they are still in the race for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title.

Super Eagles coach reacts to a 2-2 draw against Ukraine

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr reacted to the 2-2 scored draw against Ukraine in an international friendly in Dnipro on Tuesday night.
Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.

Gernot Rohr thumbs up Eagles for impressive showing against Ukraine

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is satisfied with the performance of his team in Tuesday night’s 2-2 friendly draw against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

Alex Nwora backs D’Tigers to shine at Tokyo Olympics

D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has praised his team’s determination after they picked a ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and backed the side to make some noise at the games.
D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has backed the team to make a big impact at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following their impressive performance at the ongoing FIBA Men’s World Cup in China

Alex Nwora: D’Tigers will shine at Tokyo Olympics

D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has backed the team to make a big impact at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following their impressive performance at the ongoing FIBA Men’s World Cup in China.
Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze feels fulfilled and excited to play for the Nigeria national team.

Samuel Chukwueze: It is a dream to play for Super Eagles

Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze feels fulfilled and excited to play for the Nigeria national team.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.

Bordeaux confirm Nigeria call-up for Josh Maja against Ukraine

Bordeaux have confirmed Nigeria's call-up for Josh Maja for their friendly game against Ukraine on September 10.
Bashirat Amoo and Patricia Innocent are hoping to claim a gold medal as Nigeria face Cameroon in the African Games final on Thursday.

African Games: We can prove Nigeria’s the best U20 women’s team – Bashirat Amoo

The Nigeria duo has been influential in the Falconets' journey so far as they featured prominently in the 3-0 semi-final win over Algeria.
Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named his final 27-man squad for friendly games against Burkina Faso and Niger in September.

Morocco coach trims squad for Burkina Faso and Niger friendlies

Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named his final 27-man squad for friendly games against Burkina Faso and Niger in September.
Benin coach Michel Dussuyer has named a strong 23-man squad for their upcoming friendly games with Ivory Coast and Algeria in September.

Benin coach names squad for Ivory Coast and Algeria friendlies

Benin coach Michel Dussuyer has named a strong 23-man squad for their upcoming friendly games with Ivory Coast and Algeria in September.
Alex Nwora

FIBA World Cup: Alex Nwora names Ike Diogu, Al-Farouq Aminu, 10 others in D’Tigers...

D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has unveiled his final 12-man squad for the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup in China.

African Games: Falconets book final ticket in women’s football event

Nigeria’s Under-20 team the Falconets are through to the final of the women’s football event at ongoing 12th African Games in Morocco.
Asisat Oshoala has given an untimely injury scare for Nigeria after the striker picked up a knock in Barcelona's 1-0 win over Montpelier on Sunday.

Asisat Oshoala injury scare for Nigeria ahead of Olympic qualifier in Algeria

Asisat Oshoala has given an untimely injury scare for Nigeria after the striker picked up a knock in Barcelona's 1-0 win over Montpelier on Sunday.
Nigeria team celebrating their FIBA Afrobasket Championship victory after beating Senegal by 65 to 48 points at the final played in Bamako, Mali. The victory also handed D’Tigresses passage to the World Championship as African champions.

Afrobasket: How D’Tigress zoomed into quarterfinal

Defending champions Nigeria’s D’Tigress, as well as Mali, Mozambique and Hosts Senegal have booked their places in the quarter-finals of the ongoing FIBA Women’s AfroBasket.
Asamoah Gyan said his desire to play for Ghana ‘still burns strong’ 24 hours after retiring from international duty. Justin Tallis-AFP-Getty Images

Asamoah Gyan: ‘Hypocrites’ didn’t allow me to enjoy captaining Ghana

Veteran Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has stated he struck a good relationship with team-mate Andre Ayew during the recent Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
Ghana international Lumor Agbenyenu has completed a switch to Spanish side Real Mallorca, the club have announced.

Ghana defender Lumor Agbenyenu joins Real Mallorca

Ghana international Lumor Agbenyenu has completed a switch to Spanish side Real Mallorca, the club have announced.

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The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has disclaimed reports that it requested the bank account details of officers of the national assembly and the judiciary.

PSC charges security agencies to investigate leakage of NFIU letter to banks

The Presidential Support Committee (PSC) yesterday charged security agencies in the country to leave no stone unturned in investigating how a letter by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to commercial banks requesting the account details of principal government officers was leaked.

ANCOPSS hails FCT minister for promoting school principals

The All Nigeria Conference of Principal of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), has commended the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Malam Muhammad Musa Bello for approving the promotion of some school principals to directorate cadre.

Thabo Mbeki: US, UK asked South Africa for help to oust Robert Mugabe

Former president of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, has said that the United Kingdom and the United States of America, had sought the help of his country to remove the late President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe from office.

PDP chieftain charges members to be committed

Chairman of Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) ethnic community in Kuje area council, Hon. Yusuf Dabo, has called on members of the party to be prepared to erect political structures that would offer them the opportunity to occupy decision making position.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti farmers want financial support from governor

Some farmers in Ekiti North Senatorial District on Wednesday appealed to the state Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, ‎to provide loans for them to enhance their agricultural production.