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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...

Weah sworn in as Liberia president

Former international soccer star George Weah was sworn into office on Monday as Liberia’s new president, taking over leadership of this post-war, impoverished West...

Malaria cases rise in DR Congo, Nigeria, Rwanda

A report released this week in Geneva says Nigeria, Rwanda, and Democratic Republic of Congo have seen the largest increases in malaria cases, jeopardizing...

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...

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...

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...

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...

110 Dapchi schoolgirls missing after Boko Haram attack

The Nigerian government has confirmed that 110 students of the Government Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State are so far unaccounted for,...

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Ex-Super Eagles defender Okpara in court for alleged wife battery

Former Nigeria international defender, Godwin Okpara, was arraigned on Thursday before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja for alleged wife battery. The 43-year-old former...

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