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Opinion & Editorials
AMID bleak gross domestic product (GDP)-based forecasts of Africa’s economic performance, some investors are tempted to write off the entire continent. But those who seize opportunities to gain an accurate and nuanced picture of Africa’s economic performance and prospects could reap vast rewards. ...
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Facebook says it has removed hundreds of social media accounts targeted at countries in Africa. It also said it has banned an Israeli firm for ‘‘co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour’‘. ...
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Dozens killed in clashes between Nigeria villagers and ‘bandits’
At least 59 'bandits' and seven civil defence fighters die in clashes, which officials say started after attempted raid. ...
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Security forces find dozens of bodies following gunmen's attack in Kaduna state, doubling the initial death toll. ...
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Barely 24-hours after Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari said he had given orders for the security forces to be ruthless on ballot box snatchers, the army said on Tuesday that it had uncovered a plot to disrupt the process. ...
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Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari was meeting with senior members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party on Monday over the postponement of Nigeria's presidential election, the party said. ...
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An official with Nigeria's election commission has ruled out a further delay in presidential and parliamentary elections, saying voting will go ahead on Saturday. ...
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The Nigerian vote will be all about the money
Elections are big business, and look no further than the ongoing frenzy over the upcoming Nigerian election for proof. It is hard to miss how much money is being made in both the main event and the ecosystem around it. ...
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A church where Nigeria’s vice premier Yemi Osinbajo is a pastor has given prayers and thanks after he escaped a helicopter crash over the weekend unscathed. ...
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Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote says his group will set up an integrated cement plant in Zimbabwe which will be bigger than all his plants. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
NOW that the Nigerian Football Federation office bearers are back in office and the Fifa suspension is lifted, what next for those who have been advocating for the banning of the Zifa Board? ...
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Soccer Sport World Cup 2014
Peter Odemwingie’s first-half goal gave Nigeria a 1-0 win over Bosnia in World Cup Group F football match on Saturday. ...
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National News Politics
ZIMBABWE is reportedly trying to block former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo from observing the country’s July 31 harmonised elections, it has been learnt. ...
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Soccer Sport
Striker Javier Hernandez scored twice, including a 70th-minute equaliser, to salvage a 2-2 draw for 10-man Mexico against Nigeria in a World Cup qualifying warm-up in Houston. ...
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Kenya arrived Lagos on Wednesday afternoon for a World Cup football qualifier against Nigeria with complaints of poor reception by their hosts. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
So the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament has come and gone with the Super Eagles of Nigeria being crowned the new African champions after a 19-year wait. ...
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Soccer Sport
LOOKED down upon, even by his fellow countrymen, new African football champions Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is living the dream. ...
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Soccer Sport
CHARISMATIC, multi-lingual and proudly African, Keshi ensured that Ivory Coast’s Yeo Martial in 1992 finally had a successor as an African winner and ensured Nigeria’s long-awaited victory had a special, Nigerian feel to it after the one-time king of the continent fell on hard times over the past two decades. ...
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JOHANNESBURG — Nigeria’s most capped footballer, Joseph Yobo, has played his last game for the Super Eagles at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). ...
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JOHANNESBURG — Sunday Mba scored a magnificent winner as Nigeria won the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament for the third time by beating Burkina Faso 1-0 last night. ...
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JOHANNESBURG — Nigeria are one win away from ending a 19-year wait to reclaim the African Nations Cup, but the favourites are wary of the threat posed by surprise finalists Burkina Faso in tomorrow’s showdown at Soccer City. ...
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DURBAN — Nigeria yesterday eased through to their first Africa Cup of Nations football final in 13 years with a comfortable victory over Mali. ...
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Transportation
AIR Zimbabwe will soon exploit the flocking of several Zimbabweans to Nigeria on religious missions by introducing flights to the West African country. ...
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News West Africa
A DARK cloud seems to be hanging over Nigeria–trained doctors desiring to practise in the United Kingdom. ...
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