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Sports - Omni sports
6/28/2022 12:44:35 PM
Sprinter Blessing Okagbare has been given an additional one-year ban for doping violations on top of her existing 10-year suspension, a decision that rules Nigeria out of the sprint relay at the world championships.

Sports - Africa
6/25/2022 12:43:57 PM
Nottingham Forest has signed forward Taiwo Awoniyi after paying a club-record transfer fee to Union Berlin, making the Nigerian its first international signing since returning to the Premier League.

World - Africa
6/21/2022 2:34:47 PM
Gunmen from a criminal gang have kidnapped 36 people after attacking several villages and two churches in northwest Nigeria, a local government official said Monday.

World - Africa
6/18/2022 8:46:18 PM
Gunmen suspected to be linked to the Islamic State on Saturday killed 10 people in the latest spate of violence in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, militia sources told AFP.

World - Africa
6/17/2022 7:04:17 PM
Islamic State-linked jihadists, whose power was once thought to be waning in the Sahel, have expanded their reach recently, marking their presence with an unprecedented series of civilian massacres.

World - Africa
6/16/2022 1:47:00 PM
With fresh coats of paint and streets swept clean, Rwanda's capital is preparing for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit, which will bring leaders of the 54-nation group of mostly former British colonies whose relevance is sometimes questioned.

World - Africa
6/15/2022 4:31:38 PM
When Nigeria's opposition named veteran operator Atiku Abubakar as its 2023 election candidate, ruling APC party chief Bola Tinubu quickly welcomed a chance to compete against a "worthy" opponent.

Sports - Africa
6/13/2022 8:26:56 PM
Nigeria set a national record by trouncing Sao Tome and Principe 10-0 in African Cup qualifying on Monday, spurred on by four goals from Napoli striker Victor Osimhen.

Sports - Africa
6/9/2022 9:29:37 PM
Nigeria opened their Nations Cup qualifying campaign with a 2-1 win at home over Sierra Leone on Thursday.

World - Africa
6/8/2022 3:55:34 PM
Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party tallied votes on Wednesday after a key primary to choose their candidate for next year's election to replace President Muhammadu Buhari.

World - Africa
6/8/2022 1:34:00 PM
Authorities in southwest Nigeria's Ondo state said Tuesday that 22 people were killed and 58 others were injured in a recent attack by gunmen at a church.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/7/2022 7:38:01 PM
Egypt condemns “in the strongest terms” the horrific attack that targeted a Catholic Church in southwestern Nigeria on Monday, and resulted in the death of tens of victims in addition to the injury of others, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

World - Africa
6/6/2022 2:36:32 PM
As attackers opened fire on worshippers inside a Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria, other gunmen waited outside to kill those who tried to flee, church officials and witnesses said Monday.

World - Africa
6/2/2022 5:19:47 PM
Nigeria's government has directed its state-run oil company Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to implement a deal on a gas pipeline to Europe through Morocco.

World - Africa
6/1/2022 1:59:19 PM
As health authorities in Europe and elsewhere roll out vaccines and drugs to stamp out the biggest monkeypox outbreak beyond Africa, some doctors acknowledge an ugly reality: The resources to slow the disease's spread have long been available, just not to the Africans who have dealt with it for decades.

World - Africa
5/30/2022 10:42:01 PM
Nine people have died of monkeypox in Congo in 2022 while Nigeria has recorded its first death from the disease this year, the countries' health authorities said, even as at least 20 countries continue to grapple with sudden outbreaks not seen in years.

World - Africa
5/28/2022 10:17:03 PM
Nigeria's main opposition People's Democratic Party on Saturday voted in primaries to chose its candidate for the 2023 election to replace President Muhammadu Buhari.

World - Africa
5/28/2022 7:45:10 PM
A stampede Saturday at a church charity event in southern Nigeria left 31 people dead and seven injured, police told The Associated Press, a shocking development at a program that organizers said aimed to ``offer hope`` to the needy.

World - Africa
5/21/2022 9:40:33 PM
An enraged mob went on a rampage in the northern Nigerian state of Bauchi over alleged blasphemy by a Christian resident, the third such incident in days in the predominantly Muslim part of the country, police said Saturday.

Sports - Africa
5/21/2022 12:13:21 AM
Moroccan side RS Berkane won their second African Confederation Cup title in three years after beating South Africa's Orlando Pirates 5-4 on penalties following a 1-1 draw at Nigeria's Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Friday.

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