Sudan General Says Coup Attempt Foiled

  Sudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a top general announced on state television Thursday, saying that 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested. The announcement came as the ruling military and civilian protesters agreed last week to end a political impasse after the army in April ousted longtime ruler Omar … Continue reading Sudan General Says Coup Attempt Foiled

Read More

Tunisia Ends Madagascar’s Fairytale AFCON Run

  Tunisia ended Madagascar’s fairytale Africa Cup of Nations run in the quarter-finals on Thursday with a 3-0 win over the tournament debutants in Cairo. Ferjani Sassi’s heavily deflected strike gave Tunisia the lead early in the second half at Al-Salam Stadium and Youssef Msakni squeezed home a second on 60 minutes. Naim Sliti added … Continue reading Tunisia Ends Madagascar’s Fairytale AFCON Run

Read More

AFCON: Dangote, Otedola To Splash $75,000 Per Goal On Super Eagles

  Africa richest man Aliko Dangote has promised the Super Eagles of Nigeria 50,000 dollars (18 million naira ) for every goal they score in the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, (AFCON). Another Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola has also promised the team 25, 000 dollars( 9 million naira) for every goal scored. … Continue reading AFCON: Dangote, Otedola To Splash $75,000 Per Goal On Super Eagles

Read More

Buhari Hosts NASS Leadership In Aso Rock

  President Muhammadu Buhari is currently hosting the leadership of the National Assembly to a dinner in Aso Rock, Abuja. In attendance are the National Chairman of the all progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Senator Abdullahi Yahaya – Majority Leader, Senator Ajayi … Continue reading Buhari Hosts NASS Leadership In Aso Rock

Read More

Griezmann Close To Barca Move – Reports

  Atletico Madrid’s World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann is nearing a transfer to Barcelona, according to reports on Thursday in his native France and in Spain. Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo says the Catalans will pay Griezmann’s release clause of 120m euros ($135m) and the 28-year-old has signed a five-year deal at the Camp Nou. French … Continue reading Griezmann Close To Barca Move – Reports

Read More

Algeria Beat Côte d’Ivoire On Penalties To Reach Semi-Finals

  Africa Cup of Nations title favourites Algeria defeated the Côte d’Ivoire 4-3 on penalties in Suez Thursday to the relief of Baghdad Bounedjah and set up a semi-final showdown with Nigeria.   The quarter-final finished 1-1 after extra time with Sofiane Feghouli giving Algeria a 20th-minute lead that was cancelled by Jonathan Kodjia on … Continue reading Algeria Beat Côte d’Ivoire On Penalties To Reach Semi-Finals

Read More

Lagos Govt Partners Netherlands To Improve Health, Technology

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu says his administration is set to collaborate with Netherlands to improve health, Education, technology, trade, tourism and infrastructure of the state. Governor Sanwo-Olu stated this while playing host to the team led by Netherlands Minister for Foreign Trade, Development and Cooperation, Mrs Sigrid Kaag who paid him a … Continue reading Lagos Govt Partners Netherlands To Improve Health, Technology

Read More

NNPC Boss Meets Governors, Pledges To Grow Economy

  The newly appointed Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has pledged closer ties with the Nigerian Governors’ Forum to ensure the growth of the economy. While meeting with the NGF delegation in his office, Mr Kyari explained that the partnership will also grow renewable energy and generate revenue … Continue reading NNPC Boss Meets Governors, Pledges To Grow Economy

Read More

Military, Hospital Wares To Be Produced Locally, Says FG

  Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has issued a mandate that all uniform services and theatre wears in hospitals and medical facilities be sourced locally from the Nigerian cotton textile and garment sector. Mr Emefiele who disclosed this at a meeting with representatives of … Continue reading Military, Hospital Wares To Be Produced Locally, Says FG

Read More

Military, Hospital Wares To Be Produced Locally, Says FG

  Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has issued a mandate that all uniform services and theatre wears in hospitals and medical facilities be sourced locally from the Nigerian cotton textile and garment sector. Mr Emefiele who disclosed this at a meeting with representatives of … Continue reading Military, Hospital Wares To Be Produced Locally, Says FG

Read More