Morocco win first ever CHAN

Morocco romped to an emphatic 4-0 victory over Nigeria in the final of the 2018 African Nations Championship at Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca on Sunday night. The Atlas Lions become the fourth different winner of the Chan, joining DR

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CHAN final: Morocco demolishes Nigeria 4-0

The Atlas Lions of  Morocco some minutes ago emerged as Champions of the CHAN 2018 tournament after a 4-0 drubbing of the home-based Super Eagles 4-0 on Sunday night at the final match played at the Stade Mohamed V in

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Police begins counter terrorism operation in Benue

The Commissioner of Police in Benue State, Fatai Owoseni on Sunday confirmed the commencement of the counter-terrorism operation in the State. He said this is aimed at flushing out herdsmen who are reportedly armed and perpetrating violent attacks in the

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IBB denies statement issued by spokesperson

Former Military leader, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has distanced himself from a statement credited to him and signed by his media aide, Mr Kassim Afegbua earlier on sunday. Babaginda in his refutal said the views expressed in the statement are not

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Don’t seek re-election, IBB tells Buhari

Former military leader, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, on Sunday called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to re-contest at the end of  his first term in 2019. In a statement released by Babangida’s spokesman, he expressed dissatisfaction with the performance of the

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Army rescues 100 civilians, claims Boko Haram completely defeated

Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, says the Nigerian Army has completely defeated the Boko Haram insurgents. Nicholas stated this during the inauguration of the Nigeria-Cameroun Military Joint Mission on Saturday in Maiduguri. He disclosed that his

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‘FG to roll-out nationwide cancer screening centres’

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, says the Federal Government has concluded plans to roll-out nationwide screening for most common types of cancers. The minister via a statement issued by Mrs Boade Akinola, Director Media and Public Relations of the

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Full-Text of Senate President, Saraki At Georgetown University, USA

Saraki says Africa is rising… PROTOCOLS. A very good morning to you all. Let me start by thanking the organizers of the Georgetown Africa Business Conference for the opportunity to be part of this conversation, which I see as crucial

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Ortom to IGP: Resign if you can’t stop Benue Killings

Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue, says Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), should resign if he cannot put a stop to the killings in his state. Ortom said this in while reacting to comment of the IGP on the high

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Afenifere, Ohanaeze, ACF chief carpet FG’s planned talks with Miyetti Allah

A cross-section of Nigerians have criticised the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo panel for its decision to raise a committee to hold talks with the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria in its probe of the herdsmen killings. The committee, which

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