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  • March 1, 2024

Calling 4 strikes in 9 months unacceptable Nigeria’s President scolds NLC

President Bola Tinubu, yesterday, knocked the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over its approach and tactics to national issues. “The labour has gone on strike four times within my nine months in …

Chad opposition leader Yaya Dillo killed in shooting

An Opposition leader in Chad Yaya Dillo has been killed in a clash with security forces in Chad, officials report. Dillo was accused by the government of involvement in a deadly …

Ghana’s New anti-LGBTQ law draws UN Condemnations

Since the bill entitled “Promotion of proper human sexual rights and ghanian family values” was passed in Ghana, it has stirred controversy. “The bill broadens the scope of criminal sanctions against …

Sports:Nigeria, Gambia reach knockout stage in FIFA U20 World Cup

Nigeria became Wednesday (May 24) the first African team to qualify for the knockout stage in the Under 20 World Cup taking place in Argentina. Gambia, AFCON’s runner-up followed in the Flying …

Sports: Moroccan fans stranded in Qatar without promised tickets

The Moroccan national airline cancelled Wednesday flights scheduled between Casablanca and Doha for fans wishing to attend the World Cup semi-final between Morocco and France after others who had already arrived …

Sports:FIFA lifts suspension of Kenya Football Association

FIFA has lifted the suspension on the Kenya Football Federation (FKF) following the local government’s decision to reinstate the body after it was dissolved over suspicions of corruption, the sports minister …

Sports:Disappointing start for Cameroon as they lose first match to Switzerland

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon have lost their first match against Switzerland in the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Karl Toko Ekambi and his team mates fell short to a lone goal …

South Africa to host 2027 Women’s World Cup

South Africa, which hosted the men’s World Cup in 2010, intends to bid to host the 2027 women’s edition, the South African Football Association (SAFA) announced Tuesday. “We would love to …

Sports:Ivorian goalkeeper, Gbohouo faces 18-month ban over doping – FIFA

Ivorian goalkeeper Sylvain Gbohouo has been suspended until June 23, 2023, after testing positive for the banned drug trimetazidine, Fifa’s disciplinary committee announced on Monday. The Ivorian Football Federation revealed in …

Didier Drogba, Five others to run for Football Federation president in Ivory Coast

Ivorian soccer star, Didier Drogba and five others have filed their candidacy for the presidency of the Ivorian Football Federation. The Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) has announced on Sunday. “The filing …

2022 Qatar World Cup: Second phase of ticket sales starts

  The second phase of ticket sales ahead of the Qatar World Cup (Nov. 21 to Dec. 18, 2022) began Tuesday. It will close on April 28 at 9 a.m. GMT …

Sports: FIFA boss launches school football project in Senegal

FIFA President Gianni Infantino joined hundreds of school children to celebrate the launch of a new football development project in Dakar, Senegal. The Lycee Lamine Gueye has a capacity of 3,000 …

WC Qualifiers: Super Eagles stunned by the Central African Republic

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are reeling after a shock 1-0 defeat by lowly-ranked Central African Republic in the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Despite having stars such as Osimhen, Iheanacho and Moses …