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Friendly Matches: Super Eagles To Play Ivory Coast, Tunisia In

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play friendly matches against the Ivory Coast and Tunisia in Austria next month. In a tweet on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Mr Amaju Pinnick said the Super Eagles would face the Ivory Coast on October 9 and four days later take on […]

Despite COVID-19, Benin Votes In Controversial Poll

Benin staged local elections minus key opposition parties on Sunday, May 17, 2020, with authorities pushing ahead despite the Coronavirus threat and calls for a delay. The West African Nation of 11 million this week lifted a raft of restrictions aimed at halting the spread of the virus, as COVID-19 has caused 339 confirmed infections […]

Reps Condem Flight Diversion To Ghana, Benin, Niger

The House of Representatives has described the inability of Planes to land at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos, leading to flights diversion to neighbouring countries as embarrassing. The House, at the plenary on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, resolved that both the airlines and the Federal Government, through the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, should be […]

“Nigerians To Start Paying Increased Electricity Tariffs From April” –

Following an outcry over the decision to increase electricity tariffs in the country, the Nigerian Government says the implementation will commence in April. The Chairman of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Professor James Momoh, stated this while addressing a News conference on Monday, January 6, 2020, in Abuja. A series of documents dated December […]

Buhari, Other West African Leaders Hold Bilateral Talks In Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari, today December 21 2019, held bilateral discussions with some fellow Presidents of other West African countries in Abuja. The details or purpose for the talks were yet to be gathered as at the time of filing this report. The discussions were held on the sidelines of the ongoing 56th Ordinary Session of […]