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Thomas Dennerby

Thomas Dennerby considers leaving Super Falcons job

Thomas Dennerby is considering quitting as head coach of the Nigeria women's senior team, Goal reports.
The President of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), Adetola Olubajo, on Friday said that victims of the recent xenophobic attacks in that country deserved to be compensated.

Why many Nigerians won’t leave South Africa despite xenophobia

Two months after taking up the teaching job, what would seem like the first sign of xenophobia reared its head. The South African authorities came up with a law barring all foreigners from their education sector. “I had no option but to resort to buying and selling.”
Mashael al-Jaloud, right, wearing western clothes at a mall in Riyadh as she walks next to four women wearing niqabs

Saudi women drop Abaya, Hijab

Some rebel women have started to shun the obligatory abaya when they leave the house in a bold push for social liberties by young Saudis.

IDPs protest government’s failure to address insecurity

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in a temporary camp at Tegina in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State on Thursday marched on the streets.
President Muhammadu Buhari says placing women in strategic positions of his government, like the financial sector, is to ensure effective management of limited resources, and promote a stronger sense of inclusiveness.

President Buhari opens up on why he entrusted women with treasury

President Muhammadu Buhari says placing women in strategic positions of his government, like the financial sector, is to ensure effective management of limited resources, and promote a stronger sense of inclusiveness.

Bandits sack three more communities in Niger, hundreds flee homes

Barely 24 hours after armed bandits invaded Kukoki Community in Shiroro local government area of Niger State, kidnapping six people, three communities in Rafi local government area of the state have come under attack.
Iranian women have been prohibited from entering stadiums since early 1980s [Raheb Homavandi-Reuters]

Iranian football fan dies after setting herself on fire

A female Iranian football fan who set herself on fire last week after being arrested for sneaking into a stadium dressed as a man has died from her injuries, causing widespread outrage.
IMN Ashura procession in Yobe — in pictures

Shiites observe peaceful Ashura in Potiskum

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shi’ites on Tuesday observed their annual Ashura procession in Potiskum, Yobe State.

Delta health insurance scheme registers 600,000 persons

Dr. Mordi Ononye, Delta Commissioner for Health, on Monday, disclosed that the State Contributory Health Insurance Scheme has registered over 600,000 persons.
Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala has been included in Barcelona's 18-woman squad for their 2019-20 Women's Champions League Round of 32 tie against Juventus in Turin.

Nigeria star makes Champions League squad for Barcelona trip to Juventus

Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala has been included in Barcelona's 18-woman squad for their 2019-20 Women's Champions League Round of 32 tie against Juventus in Turin.
Sudan's new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok addresses a press conference to unveil his cabinet in Khartoum on September 5, 2019. AFP

First Sudan cabinet since Omar al-Bashir sworn in

Sudan swore in its first cabinet since the removal of former president Omar al-Bashir in April following nationwide protests against his rule.
Asisat Oshoala has taken to social media to celebrate Barcelona's 9-1 triumph over CD Tacon in their Spanish Liga Iberdrola game at the Johan Cruyff Stadium.

Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala celebrates Barcelona win

Asisat Oshoala has taken to social media to celebrate Barcelona's 9-1 triumph over CD Tacon in their Spanish Liga Iberdrola game at the Johan Cruyff Stadium.

Xenophobia: SERAP asks African Commission to sue South Africa, seeks $10 billion for victims

The organization also urged the commission to “seek in the case to the African Court, punitive damages and adequate compensation of $10 billion (USD) on behalf of hundreds of Nigerian victims and their families. This amount will sufficiently take into account individual harm suffered by victims.”
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

100 Days: Kano governor gets award

An African Group of Democrats under the aegis of African Democracy Assessment Network (ADAN) based in Dakar, Senegal, has selected Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state for award of “Best Governor in 100 Days in office’’.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Minister pledges to support Africa women conference

FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has pledged to support the Africa Women Conference (AWC), through various productive dialogues for the sustainable growth of Africa women.
The Head coach of Mountain of Fire Women Basketball team, Adewunmi Aderemi, is targeting the final phase of the Zenith Women’s Basketball League which entered second phase this weekend in four centres nationwide.

MFM coach targets final phase as Zenith Bank basketball League resumes

The Head coach of Mountain of Fire Women Basketball team, Adewunmi Aderemi, is targeting the final phase of the Zenith Women’s Basketball League which entered second phase this weekend in four centres nationwide.
Asisat Oshoala is eyeing to make history as she is set to feature in the maiden Women's El Clasico as Barcelona take on Tacon in a Liga Iberdrola clash on Saturday.

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala set for maiden Women’s El Clasico in Spain

Asisat Oshoala is eyeing to make history as she is set to feature in the maiden Women's El Clasico as Barcelona take on Tacon in a Liga Iberdrola clash on Saturday.
Nigerian popular female pastor and President of Nigerian Women in Clergy, Prophetess Nonnie Roberson has been laid to rest.

Prophetess Nonnie Roberson laid to rest amid tears

Nigerian popular female pastor and President of Nigerian Women in Clergy, Prophetess Nonnie Roberson, has been laid to rest.

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Tribunal verdict triumph of truth over falsehood – Oyo governor

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Google to unveils new Pixel phone October 15

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Reps: 1,723 contractors received N70 billion without mobilising to site

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