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Nigeria draw Argentina in World Cup group for fifth time

Nigeria's Super Eagles have once again been placed in same FIFA World Cup group with former world champions Argentina after four previous meetings at...

Expect more war, hunger & extremism in 2018 – report

Humanitarian crises around the world will worsen next year, with no let-up in civil wars in Africa, near-famines in war-torn regions and the threat...

Migrant deaths in the Sahara higher than Mediterranean – UN

West African migrants trying to reach Europe are dying in far greater numbers in the Sahara than in the Mediterranean but efforts to dissuade...

Kenya lose CHAN hosting rights

Kenya were stripped on Saturday of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) after a CAF executive committee meeting in Accra. The...

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

US President Donald Trump recognized the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday - a historic decision that overturns decades of US...

Catalonia declares independence from Spain

The parliament of Catalonia has voted to declare independence from Spain. Seventy legislators voted in favour, 10 voted against, while two cast blank ballots.  The decision...

Cameroon deports 100,000 Nigerian refugees

Cameroon has forcibly returned 100,000 Nigerian refugees in breach of international agreements, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said. The rights group accused soldiers of deporting...

800,000 children face death by starvation – report

More than 800,000 children risk death by starvation in East Africa and aid agencies have just weeks - months at most - to save...

Mugabe gets deadline to quit as Zimbabwe president

Zimbabwe’s ruling party fired Robert Mugabe as its leader on Sunday and gave the 93-year-old less than 24 hours to quit as head of...

Have PSG broken financial fair play rules?

The transfer of Kylian Mbappe to Paris Saint-Germain from AS Monaco on Thursday on loan with an option to buy reportedly worth an eye-watering...

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4 million Nigerians jobless this year – Stats bureau

A total number of 4.07 million Nigerians became unemployed, between January and September this year, an analysis of the unemployment report for the third...

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