356 results found for Africa Insurance Organisations

Can technology be the driving force behind Africa’s development?

By Dumisani Moyo, Marketing Director, SAP Africa   THE month of May is significant for the African continent because it is during this month that we celebrate Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 51 times

Tags: SAP Africa

Experts call for more investment in human capital, agric, education in Africa

SOME public affairs analysts and experts on Thursday reiterated the need for more investment in human capital development, agriculture and education in Africa. They made the call... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Jide Animashaun, Historical Africa Cultural Centre (HACC),

NBCC, UAC seek increased performance of consumer goods sector

THE Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce and United Africa Company of Nigeria (UAC) have highlighted the need to tackle the challenges facing the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 44 times

Tags: United Africa Company of Nigeria (UAC), Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX), Bisi Adeyemi, Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce,

Catholic Bishops from Africa, NGO partner on training, pastoral efficiency

THE Catholic Bishops from Africa known as  the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) and APO Group, a Pan-African communications consultancy ,  have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), APO Group, Monsignor Janvier Marie Gustave Yameogo,

MTN, DSTV, others emerge winners at Brand Africa award

MTN and DSTV were among 100 companies that bagged outstanding awards at the 2022 edition of the Brand Africa Award ceremony on Wednesday.   Brand Africa is a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Thekiso Rakolojane, Thebe Ikalafeng, United Bank of Africa (UBA), Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB),

Rep donates N100m to off-set SSCE fees, cars, motorcycles to constituents

REP. Yusuf Gagdi (APC-Plateau) has presented a cheque for N100m to offset the Senior School Certificate Examination fees of all final year students in his constituency.   Gagdi,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 30 times

Tags: Rep. Yusuf Gagdi, West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), National Examination Council (NECO)Senior School Certificate Examination, APC,

Elneny extends Arsenal contract

ARSENAL midfielder Mohamed Elneny has signed a contract extension with the English Premier League (EPL) club. He was one of three players whose existing deals run out... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Mohamed Elneny, English Premier League (EPL), Arsenal, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Mikel Arteta,

NEWS ANALYSIS: Broadening African journalists’ understanding on global concerns

By Martha Agas, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) AFRICA shares history with Europe, including common values and interests as the two continents have concerns on climate change,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 27 times

Tags: Erik Marquadt, Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF),

No ambiguity under NHIA Act’s well-structured regulatory functions–NHIS

THE National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has described the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Act 2021 recently approved by President Muhammadu Buhari as a significant moment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 57 times

Tags: National HealHealth Insurance Department (States), th Insurance Scheme (NHIS), National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA),

Cote d’Ivoire name Frenchman Gasset as new coach

Frenchman Jean-Louis Gasset has been appointed the new coach of the Cote d’Ivoire senior national football team, the Elephants. The Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) appointed the experienced... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Jean-Louis Gasset, Ivorian Football Federation (FIF), Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Emerse Faé, Saint-Etienne,

ActionAid, others want lawmakers, political appointees’ salaries slashed

THE ActionAid Nigeria (AAN), the Civil Society Action Coalition on Education For All (CSACEFA), Yiaga Africa and others have called for a cut in salaries of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Sale Abdullahi, Olaniyan Sanusi of Yiaga Africa, Ene Obi

CMS Girls’ Alumnae donate 100 chairs, desks to school

THE CMS Girl’s Grammar School Alumnae Association has donated 100 chairs and desks to the school, to ensure comfortable learning experience for students. The National President of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 51 times

Tags: CMS Girl’s Grammar School Alumnae Association, West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), Adeola Adetugbobo,

NEM Insurance generates N27.8bn gross premium in 2021

NEM Insurance Plc has generated a gross premium of N27.8 billion for the financial year ended Dec. 31, 2021, indicating an increase of 26 per cent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Dr Fidelis Ayebae, NEM Insurance Plc

National Health Insurance Authority Law will accelerate Universal Health Coverage – NGO

Save the Children International (SCI), an NGO, says the new National Health InsuranceAuthority (NHIA) Act 2022 will accelerate Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the country. Mr Ifedilichukwu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Save the Children International (SCI), Universal Health Coverage (UHC), Ifedilichukwu Ekene-Innocent, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)

Airtel’s SmartCash payment will revolutionise financial services landscape- CEO

SmartCash Payment Service Bank Ltd., (SmartCash PSB) will revolutionise the financial services landscape as it becomes operational in the country, says Airtel Africa. Mr Segun Ogunsanya, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Airtel Africa, Nigerian Exchange Ltd., Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Segun Ogunsanya, SmartCash PSB

ID Africa bags SABRE awards nomination for COVID-19 awareness

 ID Africa, a pan-African communications advisory firm, has earned a prestigious nomination at the forthcoming Superior Achievement in Branding, Reputation, and Engagement (SABRE) awards, for its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Mr Femi Falodun,  ID Africa

Life expectancy in ECOWAS countries ranges from 54.7 to 73 years in 2019 – WAHO

THE West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO), says that Life expectancy in ECOWAS member countries is estimated to range from 54.7 to 73 years in 2019. It said... Read more

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Tags: West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO), ECOWAS, Prof. Stanley Okolo,

Mauritius now to face Nigeria in AFCON 2023 qualifiers, after winning appeal

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday said the Super Eagles would no longer meet Sao Tome and Principe in the qualifiers for the 2023 Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Ademola Olajire, Confederation of African Football (CAF),

ECOWAS adopts Resolution on “West African Herbal Pharmacopoeia – Volume 2”

THE West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO), says a resolution on “the West African Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Volume 2)” has been adopted by the Assembly of Economic Community... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 88 times

Tags: West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO), West African Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Volume 2), Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS),

AU deploys pre-election assessment mission to Kenya

THE African Union (AU) on Monday disclosed the deployment of its Pre-election Assessment Mission to Kenya to observe preparations for the country’s upcoming elections. The deployment is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: East African Community (EAC), African Union (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA),

Afreximbank appoints new CEO, chief investment officer

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the appointment of Ms Marlene Ngoyi as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Fund for Export-Development in Africa (FEDA),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Emmanuel Assiak, Fund for Export-Development in Africa (FEDA), Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),

PUSH Africa unveils initiative on poverty reduction

A developmental Organisation, Push Africa, has inaugurated a nation-wide initiative to redirect the attention of politicians and policymakers to the urgent challenges posed by escalating poverty... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Doris Egbaramen, Push Africa

2023: CSOs call on office holders aspiring for positions to resign

A coalition of over 32 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on Tuesday asked public office holders especially federal ministers aspiring for elective positions to resign. They made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Auwal Rafsanjani, Central Bank of Nigeria,

Land tussle: Ex- Ogun Deputy Governor Adesegun sues NDIC, 2 others

A former Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Prince Segun Adesegun, has dragged the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) before a Lagos State High Court seeking N180... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Morenike Obadina, Lagos Task Force, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Prince Segun Adesegun,

Volleyball: 16 teams to participate in National Division 1 League in Abuja

THE Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) on Tuesday in Abuja said 16 teams will participate in the first phase of the National Division One League in Abuja. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Nigeria Air Force (NAF), Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Confederation of Africa Volleyball (CAVB),

FRSC warns motorists against speeding to avoid crashes

Mr Mathew Olonisaye, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Akwa Ibom Sector Commander, has urged motorists to desist from speeding while driving, to avoid road crashes. Olonisaye,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), West Africa Road Safety Organisation (WARSO), David Irunoje,

FRSC identifies overloading, speeding as major causes of road crashes

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Oyo State command, has identified overloading and excessive speeding as major causes of accident on Nigeria roads. The FRSC Sector Commander... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Uche Chukwurah, West Africa Road Safety Organisation Day (WARSO),

AXA mansard posts N28.64bn in gross written premium in Q1

AXA Mansard Insurance Plc recorded a Gross Written Premium of N28.64bn at first representing a 14 percent increase from N25.08bn in March 2021. According to the company,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Kunle Ahmed, Ngozi Ola-Israel, AXA Mansard Insurance Plc

ANOH project game changer for Seplat, oil, gas industry, says Seplat CEO

MR Roger Brown, Chief Executive Officer CEO, Seplat Energy Plc, says the completion of the company’s Assa North-Ohaji South project (ANOH) in Imo State, will positively... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Mr Roger Brown, Seplat Energy Plc, United Bank for Africa Plc, Zenith Bank Plc, FirstRand Bank

Osun Govt enrolls 30,000 youths into Health Insurance Scheme

THE Osun Government on Friday said it had ordered the immediate enrolment of 30,000 youths into its Health Insurance Scheme(OHIS).   The Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Yemi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Osun Government, Osun Health Insurance Scheme(OHIS),

AfDB secures $15.6bn investment for construction of Lagos-Abidjan highway

DR. Akinwumi Adesina, the president, African Development Bank (AfDB), says the bank has secured 15.6 billion dollars investment for the construction of the Lagos-Abidjan highway. Adesina tweeted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: President Alassane Ouattara, Akinwumi Adesina, African Development Bank (AfDB), Programme  for  Infrastructure Development in  Africa (PIDA),

AIICO partners NGO to tackle malaria in vulnerable communities

AIICO Insurance Plc is partnering HACEY Health Initiative to fight Malaria to mark the 2022 World Malaria Day. Head, Strategic Marketing and Communications, AIICO, Mr Segun Olalandu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: AIICO Insurance Plc, Segun Olalandu,

Word Press Freedom Day: Adhere strictly to journalism ethics – Group urges journalists

The Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF), has called on journalists to adhere strictly to the code of journalism ethics each time they write their stories. Mr Iliya... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF), Iliya Kure,

Yiaga Africa to deploy 500 observers in Ekiti governorship election

YIAGA Africa, an election observer group in Africa, says it will deploy 500 polling observers, under its “Watching The Vote” project, in the forthcoming governorship election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Yiaga Africa, Paul James, civil society organisations (CSOs),

Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila to Provide Mentoring Advice

NAMIBIAN Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila will lead off the first pan-African virtual training programme for women early in their government careers on Thursday, April 28th.  The training... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Elizabeth Obeng-Yeboah, Yakama Manty Jones, Nomtandazo Thandi Moyo, Gloria Zayzay Dole, Professor Christopher Stone Africa.com, Teresa Clarke, Patricia Obozuwa, Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, Coca-Cola

NDIC’s deposit insurance scheme don’t cover bank directors, staff — NDIC

THE Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), says its Deposit Insurance Scheme (DIS) does not cover insider deposits which are made up of deposits of banks’ directors... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Deposit Insurance Scheme (DIS),

Imo illegal refinery deaths: CSOs urge FG to intensify job creation

A coalition of environment focused Civil Society Organisations, on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to crack down on crude oil thieves and illegal refineries to avert... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Civil Society Organisations, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), Kome Odhomor, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Bendel Insurance FC strengthening team ahead of NNL second round

BENDEL Insurance Football Club of Benin say they have commenced the process of strengthening  their team before the second round of the 2021/2022 Nigeria National League... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Kehinde Osagiede, Bendel Insurance FC

Jimoh Ibrahim in trouble over N69.4billion debt owed AMCON 

‘...Court Of Appeal orders stay of contempt proceedings he initiated against AMCON’  THE Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja in Appeal No. CA/ABJ/CV/269/2022 in the case between... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 98 times

Tags: AMCON, Jimoh Ibrahim, NICON Investment Limited, NICON Insurance Limited,

World Malaria Day: Expert advocates comprehensive approach to address disease burden

DR Aminu Garba, the coordinator, Africa Health Budget Network, says tackling the burden of malaria in Nigeria will require comprehensive and concerted efforts from both the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 71 times

Tags: WHO, Africa Health Budget Network, Aminu Garba

Conference will tackle challenges in road transport — Minister

THE Ministry of Transportation says its collaboration with the Nigerian Transportation Commissioners Forum will address the challenges of road transport sub-sector in the country. The Minister of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Africa Continental Free trade Area (AFCTA), Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, Chinwe Uwaegbute,

Group seeks more funding to end GBV

A group, Echoes of Women in Africa (ECOWA), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called for more funding of activities geared toward stemming Gender Based Violence (GBV). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 300 times

Tags: Louisa Eikhomun-Agbonkhese, Echoes of Women in Africa

Group seeks more funding to end GBV

A group, Echoes of Women in Africa (ECOWA), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called for more funding of activities geared toward stemming Gender Based Violence (GBV). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Echoes of Women in Africa (ECOWA), Gender Based Violence (GBV), Civil Society Organisations (CSOs),

Group seeks more funding to end GBV

A group, Echoes of Women in Africa (ECOWA), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called for more funding of activities geared toward stemming Gender Based Violence (GBV). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Echoes of Women in Africa (ECOWA), Gender Based Violence (GBV), Civil Society Organisations (CSOs),

World Earth Day: NGO to plant 500 trees in FCT, Kano

THE eHealth Africa (eHA), a Non-Profit Organisation, says it is planting 500 trees in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Kano State in commemoration of the Global... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 76 times

Tags: eHealth Africa (eHA), Global Earth Day, Juliet Odogwu,

Lafarge Africa grows net income to N90.6bn in first quarter

LAFARGE Africa Plc has reported improved results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022. The company disclosed this in a statement made available to the Nigerian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Lafarge Africa Plc, Mr Khaled El Dokani,

Union Bank emerges winner at the Middle East & Africa Innovation Awards

THE Union Bank of Nigeria has received the highly acclaimed award for the Best Trade Finance Platform Initiative, at the recently concluded Middle East & Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Union Bank of Nigeria, Peter Amadi, Middle East & Africa Banking,

CBN Debits 10 Banks N7.02trn Over CRR Violation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2021 debited 10 banks a whooping N7.02 trillion over failure to meet the 27.5 per cent Cash Reserve Requirement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Access Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank), United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, FCMB group, Sterling Bank Plc, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Stanbic IBTC Holding

AIICO policy holders claim N47.3bn from insured risks

AIICO Insurance Plc policyholders who suffered insured risks as well as life policyholders claimed N47.3 billion in the insurer’s 2021 financial year. 70 per cent of claims... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Monday Abah, Babatunde Fajemirokun AIICO Insurance Plc

Group seeks collaboration among African countries to achieve sustainable development

A United Kingdom-based organisation, the Africa Economic Summit Group, has called for more collaboration among African countries in order to foster development and achieve sustainable economic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Brian Reuben, Africa Economic Summit Group

The HEINEKEN Africa Foundation names Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola as its Chair of the Board of Trustees

THE HEINEKEN Africa Foundation has announced the appointment of Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola  as Chair of the Board of Trustees, as of 1 January 2022, taking over an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: HEINEKEN Africa Foundation, Guus Lubsen, Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola

C’ River commences compulsory enrollment to health insurance scheme

THE Cross River Government has begun compulsory enrollment of workers in the formal sector into its health insurance scheme christened “Ayadecare”. The enrollment is in furtherance of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Cross River Government, National Health Insurance Scheme’s (NHIS), Achiane Adams, Timothy Akwaji, National Identity Number (NIN),

NYSC enjoins corps members to take advantage of NHIS

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has instructed corps members to register in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to enjoy the full healthcare benefits it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,

NSITF explains N3.8bn non-remittance of Operating Surplus Funds

THE Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has faulted the claim by the National Assembly that the agency owes the Federal Government N3.8 billion non-remittance of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Mrs  Ijeoma Okoronkwo, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund

African Media Agency, Africa Fintech Summit partner to increase and facilitate Fintech investment across the continent

 AFRICAN Media Agency, a leading pan-African PR and communications firm today announced its partnership with Africa Fintech Summit. The partnership aims to promote awareness to mobilize investments... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags:  AFRICAN Media Agency, Africa Fintech Summit, Eloine Barry

New leadership at Jubilee Allianz General Insurance Company Limited, Uganda

ALLIANZ Africa has made a leadership announcement for its operational entity in Uganda. Paul Kavuma has been appointed the CEO of Jubilee Allianz General Insurance Company Limited... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: ALLIANZ Africa, Delphine Traoré, Deepak Pandey, OESAI, Paul Kavuma, AIG Insurance, AON Insurance Brokers

Leadway Partners NGO To Offer Free Educational Support To Nigerian Children

LEADWAY Assurance Company Limited has partnered with a non-governmental organisation (NGO), Slum2School Africa,  to provide free and quality education to indigent children living in slums and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Leadway Assurance Company Limited, Slum2School Africa,

Aid agencies say West Africa facing historic food crisis driven by conflicts, price surge

 Aid agencies on Tuesday reported that West Africa is facing worst food crisis on record driven by conflicts, drought and the impact of the war in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: West Africa, food crisis, Dakar, Burkina Faso, Food Crisis Prevention Network, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Assalama Dawalack Sid, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

Plateau to set up gender commission- AG

MR Chrisantus  Ahmadu, the Plateau Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, has said that the state would soon establish its Gender Commission.   Ahmadu disclosed this when the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Gad Shamaki, Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP), Chrisantus  Ahmadu, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs),

Group urges youths to direct their political destiny

THE Leadership and Entrepreneurship Advocacy (LEAD) Network Africa, has urged youths to take their political destiny in their hands by finding ways of taking over the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Leadership and Entrepreneurship Advocacy (LEAD) Network Africa, Mr Chukwuma Okenwa,

AFC tasks Govts on enabling environment to boost infrastructure investments

THE Africa Finance Corporation, AFC, has urged all tiers of government to provide protection for private sector funding in concessioned projects to attract more investors. According to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Samaila Zubairu, Africa Finance Corporation

NCC backs 2022 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has backed the 2022 edition of the Nigeria DigitalSENSE Africa Forum, NDSF, on Internet Governance for Development, IG4D, scheduled for Thursday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: NCC, DigitalSENSE Africa Forum, Remmy Nweke

England beat South Africa to book final date with Australia

ENGLAND will face Australia in the final of the Women's World Cup after Danni Wyatt's magnificent century propelled the defending champions to a 137-run defeat of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: ENGLAND, Women's World Cup, Danni Wyatt, South Africa

The Gambia survive Chad scare to progress to group stage of qualifying

THE Gambia survived a scare in the second leg of their preliminary tie against Chad to reach the group stage of qualifying for the 2023 Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: THE Gambia, Africa Cup of Nations, Chad

NGO empowers 42 youths with various skills in Plateau

AN NGO, Rural Development Counsellor for Christian Churches in Africa (RURCON), has trained and empowered 42 youths with various vocational skills in some communities of Laranto... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Rural Development Counsellor for Christian Churches in Africa (RURCON), Dinatu Ayizat, Kenneth Seidu,

Cyber-attacks growing at alarming rate, says Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has expressed worry over the growing rate of cyber-attacks across the globe especially in the country. Pantami... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, Africa Centre of Excellence on Technology Enhanced Learning (ACETEL), Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA),

Kaduna ministry partners CSOs in tackling climate, environmental challenges

The Kaduna State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has expressed readiness to establish a dialogue platform with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in tackling climate change... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Civil Society Organisations (CSOs),

Cancer: Toyin Saraki advocates robust workforce to close care gap

Mrs Toyin Saraki, Founder, Wellbeing Foundation Africa Cancer Alliance (WBFA), has called for a robust workforce among healthcare professionals to tackle the menace of cancer which,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Toyin Saraki, Wellbeing Foundation Africa Cancer Alliance (WBFA), Shola Ayelabola, Bukola Saraki, Nigeria Universal Health Coverage (UHC),

France extended their winning run to seven matches as they thrashed South Africa

FRANCE extended their winning run to seven matches as they thrashed South Africa in a friendly in Lille. Kylian Mbappe brilliantly curled the ball into the top... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: FRANCE, South Africa, Kylian Mbappe, Olivier Giroud

MFS Africa acquires Baxi, Nigerian super-agent payment network

MFS Africa, the largest pan-African digital payments hub, says it has completed its acquisition of Capricorn Digital Limited, known in the market as Baxi. The transaction was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: MFS Africa, Capricorn Digital Limited, Baxi

Sao Tome, Lesotho, Eswatini and South Sudan reach group phase of qualifying

SAO Tome e Principe booked a place in the group phase of qualifying for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations with a 4-3 aggregate win over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: SAO Tome e Principe, Ricardo Cardoso, 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, Mauritius,

World Cup 2022: Nigeria 'not favourites' to reach Qatar, says Ghana coach

GHANA'S interim head coach Otto Addo says he does not see Nigeria as favourites going into Tuesday's second leg of their crunch World Cup play-off. The first... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Otto Addo, Africa Cup of Nations,

Yiaga Africa creates People’s Assembly to promote public deliberation

Yiaga Africa, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO),  says it has esablished People’s Assembly in Lagos and Sokoto States to promote public deliberation in Local Government Areas (LGAs). The Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Cynthia Mbamalu, Yiaga Africa

GNI merges third-party with comprehensive motor insurance in MotorFlex

GREAT Nigeria Insurance Plc on Saturday said it had launched a generic product called MotorFlex insurance to bridge the gap between the compulsory Third-Party and Comprehensive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Great Nigeria Insurance Plc

Troops capture terrorists’ stronghold in Sambisa forest, seize weapons

Troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), have successfully overrun and captured the stronghold of the Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Ukuba/Camp Zairo, in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP), Maj.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, Mines Resistance Ambush Protected (MRAP), Mines Resistance Ambush Protected (MRAP),

African countries urge to coordinate COVID-19 travel rules

THE Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, has called on African countries to coordinate its COVID-19 travel rules and for a global discussion about... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: John Nkengasong, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

47,975 terrorists surrender to troops – DHQ

THE Defence Headquarters says a total of 47,975 terrorists and their families have so far surrendered to troops of Operation Hadin Kai in the North East... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), Boko Haram terrorists, Hadarin Daji, Unguwar Adam,

2023: Northern group drum up support for power shift to South

A Nothern group under the aegeis of Arewa Concerned Civil Society Organisations of Nigerian, have called for presidential power shift to South in 2023. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 824 times

Tags: Arewa Concerned Civil Society Organisations of Nigerian, President Mohammed Buhari,

NAICOM partners brokers to deepen insurance penetration

THE National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, has extended further hands of collaboration to insurance brokers in the deepening of Insurance market in the country. The commissioner for Insurance,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Rotimi Edu, Sunday Thomas, National Insurance Commission

'Odd Couple' Salah and Mane face off again

AFTER working together in recent weeks to keep Liverpool's quest for an historic quadruple alive, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah are set to become international rivals... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Africa Cup of Nations

Afcon 2023: Gambia, Eswatini and South Sudan claim preliminary wins

THE Gambia, Eswatini and South Sudan all claimed a first leg advantage as qualification for next year's Africa Cup of Nations began with a series of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Gambia, Eswatini, South Sudan, Africa Cup of Nations

NGX ASI continues downward trends, loses 0.20%

THE equities market of the Nigerian Exchange Ltd. (NGX) extended its bearish trend, causing market capitalisation to dip further by N52 billion.   Specifically, the All-Share Index (ASI)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd, Zenith Bank, Access BankNestle Nigeria, AIICO, Guiness Nigeria, WAPCO, United Bank for Africa,

Africa Forum catalysing financing for Abidjan-Lagos highway project — AfDB

THE Africa Investment Forum is catalysing financing for the Abidjan-Lagos highway project. This is contained in a statement issued by the Communication and External Relations Department of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Africa Investment Forum, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, ECOWAS, AfDB

Nigeria remains attractive investment destination, says Africa Finance Corporation

SENIOR Vice President of the Africa Finance Corporation, AFC, Fola Fagbule, on Tuesday said that Nigeria ranked high as a destination for foreign direct investment. Fagbule who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Fola Fagbule, Africa Finance Corporation

‘A rush of relief’: Tanzanian investigative newspaper allowed to publish after 5-year ban

By Muthoki Mumo/CPJ Sub-Saharan Africa RepresentitiveIN 2017, Simon Mkina was the publisher and chief editor of the muckraking Tanzanian newspaper Mawio when authorities announced that they were suspending the publication for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Muthoki Mumo, CPJ Sub-Saharan Africa

NGX: Market capitalisation drops by 17bn

 EQUITIES on the Nigerian Exchange Ltd., NGX extended  negative performance on Monday, as profit-taking activities was witnessed in some financial institution stocks. Specifically, the market capitalisation lost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd, United Bank for Africa, Access Bank, Zenith Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Company,

IGI pays N848m as claims in 2021

Industrial And General Insurance Plc. (IGI) on Monday said it paid a total of N848.5 million as claims to its policyholders between January and December 2021... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Industrial And General Insurance Plc. (IGI), National Insurance Commission (NAICOM),

Why Nigerians should embrace health, life insurance policy — expert

Mr Tella Adekunle, an insurance underwriter, says it is important for Nigerians to have health insurance policy to improve access to health care. Adekunle told the News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Tella Adekunle, Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria,

Total digital transformation puts ANPG on track to achieve vital mandate

IN the highly competitive oil and gas sector, any inefficiency could result in missed opportunities and lost revenue. For a newly decreed national agency overseeing oil... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: ANPG, Antono Paixão, sub-Saharan Africa, SAP, HEC, João Eanes

Africa’s fate amidst Russia-Ukraine war

By Kennedy Nnamani THREE weeks into what the U.S described as “full-scale war, naked aggression, unprovoked, brutal assault on the civilians of Ukraine”, “Russia’s premeditated, unprovoked, and unjustified... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Africa Regional Media Hub, Yvonne Mhango, Renaissance Capital, IMF, United Nations

Nigeria women to face Olympic champions Canada

WOMEN'S Africa Cup of Nations holders Nigeria will play reigning Olympic champions Canada in two international friendlies. Canada will host the two games in British Columbia on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: WOMEN'S Africa Cup of Nations, Nigeria, Olympic champions Canada,

AIICO Insurance bags BSI certification for Information Security Management

AIICO Insurance Plc on Thursday received Information Security Management System certification from the British Standards Institution (BSI) under ISO 27001:2013 standard.   It becomes the first insurer in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: AIICO Insurance Plc, Mr Abiodun Adebanjo, Ms Chimwemwe Chalemera, Mr Babatunde Fajemirokun,

Land grabbing: Don’t leave land fallow too long – developer advises

Mrs Rolake Akinkugbe-Filani, Chief Financial Officer, Mixta Africa, a real estate firm, has warned intending property owners to obtain and validate original title documents in transactions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Mrs Rolake Akinkugbe-Filani, Mixta Africa,

Real Estate expert advocates increased investment in construction sector

THE Chief Financial Officer of Mixta Africa, Ms Rolake Akinkubge-Filani,  has called for increased investments in Nigeria’s construction sector to spur improved standard of living  as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Ms Rolake Akinkubge-Filani, Mixta Africa,

Rwandan side REG top Sahara Conference

REG (Rwanda Energy Group) won Basketball Africa League's Sahara Conference after beating Ferroviario da Beira 94-89 in Dakar on Tuesday. REG progress to May's play-offs alongside Tunisian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Rwanda Energy Group, Basketball Africa League, Ferroviario da Beira

Spark+ Africa Fund raises over $40m to invest in clean, modern cooking solutions in Africa

THE Spark+ Africa Fund, has launched in partnership with 12 development finance institutions, foundations, family offices, and pension funds as the world’s first impact fund financing clean and modern... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Peter George, Dymphna van der Lans, Daniel-Alexander Schroth, Spark+ Africa Fund, Reik Haahr Müller, Camille Fronville, Xavier Pierluca

FG considers refusal of Buhari’s Electoral Act amendment by Senate

THE Federal Government, yesterday, said it was yet to take an official position on the Senate’s rejection of President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for expunging Section 84... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Dr. Vladimir Kreck, Yiaga Africa, Samson Itodo,

Gender activist decries rejection of bill seeking special seats for women

A gender activist, Ms Ayodeji Fadugba, on Monday decried the rejection of a bill seeking to reserve special seats for Women at the National and State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Dr Mutiu Agboke, Ethics for Political Communication in Africa (CAEPCOM Africa), Zion Care Life Family Foundation (ZCLFF), Women Research and Documentation Centre (WODOC), Ayodeji Fadugba,

Institute seeks social cohesion, inclusion through survey

AFRICA Polling Institute, API, an independent research think-tank, is seeking through its survey to bring to public domain factors that impede social cohesion and to promote... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Prof. Hauwau Yusuf, Segun Olajonrin, Olugbenga Ogunmefun, Africa Polling Institute

Showmax reveals ‘Real Housewives of Lagos’ to premiere April 8

SHOWMAX Africa, an online streaming platform, has revealed the faces of the Real Housewives in Lagos (RHOLagos), to debut on April 8. Candice Fangueiro, Head of Content,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Showmax Africa, Universal Studio Group, Carolyna Hutchings, Laura Ikeji, Chioma Ikokwu, Toyin Lawani-Adebayo, Iyabo Ojo, Mariam Timmer

NAICOM to begin annual ranking of insurance companies

THE National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, says it will commence the ranking and rating of insurance companies in line with the number of claims received and settled... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Sunday Thomas, National Insurance Commission

Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs expands by 50%

AFRICA.COM announced the second annual Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs on March 8, 2022, in line with International Women’s Day. The list is a unique, data-driven research... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Rosemary Oduor, Lizé Lambrechts, Lynette Francis Saltzman, Bertina Engelbrecht, Nompumelelo Thembekile, Natascha Viljoen, Aida Diarra, AFRICA.COM, Teresa Clarke

Hybrid seeds can double current maize production in Nigeria -ECOBasic MD

Mr Brighton Karume, Managing Director, ECOBasic Seed Company, Kaduna, said Nigeria could double its maize production and achieve self-sufficiency if 50 per cent of maize farmers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Seed Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria (SEEDAN), Africa Agriculture Technology Fund (AATF), Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Brighton Karume, Early Generation Seed (EGS),

Ex-NSE boss emerges President, World Federation of Engineering Organisations

A former president of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Mr Mustafa Shehu, has been elected the President of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO). Shehu, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO), Abdulkadir Aliyu, Mustafa Shehu,

Bush burning depleting bats’ population in Nigeria – Group

The West Africa Mammal Fellowship has said that continuous bush burning is depleting the population of bats in Nigeria. Programme Coordinator of the organisation, Dr Iroro Tanshi,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: West Africa Mammal Fellowship, Dr Iroro Tanshi, Small Mammal Conservation Organisation (SMACON),

Airtel Africa repays $505m debt 1 year earlier

AIRTEL Africa Plc on Tuesday confirmed the completion of the early repayment of its 505 million dollars 5.125 per cent Guaranteed Senior Notes, originally due in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Airtel Africa PLC, EBITDA 

IWD: Google announces $1m funding, tools for women entrepreneurs

GOOGLE on Tuesday announced that Google.org, was committing $1million in charitable funding to support programmes to help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Mojolaoluwa Aderemi-Makinde, Head Brand and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Aderemi-Makinde,  Mary Mwange, Mosa Mkhize, Vivian Nwakah, Aderemi-Makinde, Mrs Julie Ehimuan, Africa Development Bank, Google, Ms Swazi Tshabalala,

Stephen Mokoka breaks world record on 50km debut

SOUTH Africa's Stephen Mokoka broke the men's 50km record in his first race at the distance. The 37-year-old won the Nedbank Runified 50km (31 miles) in Gqeberha... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: SOUTH Africa, Stephen Mokoka,

NGX ASI drops by 0.01% due to sell-off

THE equities on Monday extended it losing streak with the All Share Index, ASI, dropping by 0.01 per cent as sustained sell-off was witnessed on most... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: NGX, American International Insurance Company

African countries engage DFIs to fund oil, gas projects

NIGERIA and other petroleum producing countries in Africa have begun engagements with Developmental Finance Institutions (DFIs) to fund critical oil and gas projects in the continent.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Developmental Finance Institutions (DFIs), Chief Timipre Sylva, African Local Content Investment Forum (ALCIF), Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Africa Petroleum Producing Or

NNL: Bendel Insurance beat Ibom Youths to lead Group B1

BENDEL Insurance Football Club of Benin on Saturday consolidated their lead in Group B1 of the 2021/2022 Nigeria National League (NNL) by beating Ibom Youths of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Bendel Insurance Football Club, Monday Odigie, Taiwo Oripelayo, Benjamin Tanimu, Meyiwa Oritseweyinmi

Olembe Stadium crush: Compensation of $17,000 'can't replace my father'

A relative of one of those killed in the Olembe Stadium crush during the Africa Cup of Nations has said the compensation his family have received... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, Olembe Stadium, President Paul Biya,

Osinbajo inaugurates Bankers’ House, hails CIBN on professionalism

VICE-President Yemi Osinbajo has hailed the professional conduct of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), saying that this has helped the resilience and continued growth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, United Bank for Africa Mr Tony Elumelu, Mr Emmanuel Nnorom, CIBN, Nigerian Exchange Group Plc, Mr Oscar Onyema,

Women Heads of State Initiative launches in Africa

Africa.com announces an exciting new cross-media initiative in partnership with Coca-Cola Africa. This initiative recognizes current and former women Presidents and Prime Ministers.  The corresponding research... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf,Coca-Cola Africa.,Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila,Ammenah Gurib-Fakim.,

INEC registers additional 113,255 voters in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 113,255 new voters in Kogi in its continuous registration exercise. Prof. James Apam, Kogi Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. James Apam, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs),

Waldrum: Our mission is to see Super Falcons compete creditably with the world’s best

DAYS after leading the Super Falcons to once more earn a berth at African women football’s flagship tournament – the Women Africa Cup of Nations –... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Women Africa Cup of Nations, Falcons, Randy Waldrum, igeria Football Federation,

‘Biden has made trade, investment with Africa a huge priority’ – Akunna Cook

By Kennedy Nnamani AKUNNA Cook, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, has assured that the Biden-Harris administration has made trade and investment with Africa a huge priority. This, she made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Kamala Harris, Joe Biden, Prosper Africa, Leslie Marbury, AKUNNA Cook

Liverpool boss says 'sentiment' won as back-up goalkeeper helps Liverpool win Carabao Cup

IT was a tale of three goalkeepers at Wembley Stadium on Sunday - and it was a low-profile Irishman who emerged the hero ahead of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Liverpool, , Thomas Tuche, Edouard Mendy, Africa Cup of Nations, Caoimhin Kelleher, Chelsea,

2022 HWPL Western Africa Peace Initiative Peace Educator Empowerment Training

HWPL Peace Education HWPL started its peace education project in December 2015 and has signed MOAs and MOUs with ministries of education and schools to implement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: HWPL Western Africa Peace Initiative

2023: Will power shift lift Nigeria?

By Ikenna Uwadileke AHEAD of the 2023 general elections, the clamour for power shift to the South has deepened. Lately, individuals, pro-democracy groups and socio-cultural organisations have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs),

Nigerian Prof breaks 148-year-old record at South African Varsity

A Nigerian Mathematician, Professor Oghenetega Ighedo, has broken a 148 year-old record to become the first black woman graduate with a PhD in Pure Mathematics at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Professor Oghenetega Ighedo, University of South Africa

NAN set to reopen East Africa Bureau in Addis Ababa

THE Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Buki Ponle, says efforts are being made to reopen the agency’s Bureau in Addis Ababa. Ponle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Buki Ponle, Victor Adeleke, Committee of Intelligence and Security Services for Africa (CISSA), dulhadi Khaliel, Zainab Ali-Kotoko, Addis Ababa,

Ex-England youngster exploring her heritage as a Nigeria international

"I know the importance of representing something bigger than me." Ashleigh Plumptre repeats these words when talking about playing for hometown Women's Super League club Leicester City,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Ashleigh Plumptre, Super Falcons, Leicester City,2022 Women's Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria qualify for 2022 Women Africa Cup of Nations

NIGERIA reached the finals of this year’s Women Africa Cup of Nations Championship after the Super Falcons held out bravely to defeat hosts Lady Elephants of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Women Africa Cup of Nations Championship, Esther Okoronkwo, Super Falcons, Chiamaka Nnadozie,

AWCON: Football administrators hail Super Falcons’ qualification

Football administrators in Enugu State on Wednesday hailed Super Falcons of Nigeria qualification for the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Morocco. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON), Enugu State Football Association (ENSFA),, Tony Ugwu, Super Falcons,

SAIPEC 2022: Gas is Africa’s energy transitioning model -IOCs

By Anthony Isibor.   THE representatives of the International Oil Companies, IOCs, have stated that gas is an integral part of Africa’s energy transition. The officials, who represented Chevron, SNEPCo,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: Elizabeth Rogo, Africa Energy Chamber, Elohor Aiboni, SNEPCo Nigeria, Bobby Hulett, Chevron Nigeria Limited, Victor Bandele, TotalEnergies, Charles Nwoko, Saadoun Banoori, 

NGX extends bullish run, increases by N93.4bn

THE Nigerian equities market extended its positive performance on the floor of Nigerian Exchange Ltd., Monday, opening with a gain of N93.43 billion, representing 20 per... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Zenith Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank, United Bank for Africa

Morocco 2022: CAF names Nigerien referees for Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria final battle

THE Confederation of African Football has selected Nigerien official Zouwaira Souley as the referee for Wednesday’s 2022 Women Africa Cup of Nations final qualifying match between... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Women Africa Cup of Nations, CAF, Zouwaira Souley, Super Falcons

Africa’s COVID-19 cases exceed 11.1m

A total of 11,104,160 COVID-19 cases were reported in Africa as of Saturday evening, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. The specialised... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Africa CDC, NCDC

NNL 2022/2023: Insurance triumph in season’s first home match

INSURANCE FC of Benin on Saturday beat their visiting opponent, J Atete 2-0 in their very first home match of the 2022/2023 season in the Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Sarki Ismael, Samuel Ogbemudia, Insurance FC

Ethiopia’s exports of coffee, spices, tea up 52.4%

ETHIOPIA earned 658.1 million U.S. dollars from its exports of coffee, spices and tea during the first seven months of its 2021/2022 fiscal year. The state-run Ethiopian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Ethiopian News Agency (ENA), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA),

Africa’s COVID-19 cases exceed 11.06m – Africa CDC

A total of 11,064,898 COVID-19 cases were reported in Africa as of Wednesday evening, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC),

Ex-Zimbabwe footballer killed in South Africa

FORMER Zimbabwe footballer Charles Yohane has died in South Africa at the age of 48 in an apparent car-jacking incident. Defender Yohane was in the Warriors' squad... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Charles Yohane, Africa Cup of Nations,

AEDC takeover: Parties agree to settle out of court

Plaintiffs in the controversial takeover of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) have resolved to settle the matter out of court.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that CEC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), United Bank for Africa (UBA), Ahmed Raji. SAN, Wole Olanipekun, E. O. Sule, SAN, A.U. Mustapha, Justice Ekwo,

Digital Africa reinvents business model to support 200 tech entrepreneurs

DIGITAL Africa, a €130 million pan-African, European and French public-funded organisation, has reinvented its business  model to support the growth of about 200 African  tech entrepreneurs. Ms... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Digital Africa, Ms Stéphan-Eloise Gras, Grégory Clemente,

New group seeks to tackle sustainability challenges facing businesses

 THE Committed Collective, the world’s first network of impact-driven creative agencies from Africa and the Nordics, began operation on Monday with the aim of promoting sustainability... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Mr Lanre Adisa, 5ive Africa, Jonah Otieno, Arto Sivonen, Noah’s ark Communications Limited,

Sterling Bank makes history with Bendel Insurance FC Deal...

THE Sterling Bank Plc and Bendel Insurance FC of Benin have made history with the largest shirt sponsorship deal in Nigerian club football history with the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Bendel Insurance FC, Austin Eguavoen, Seyi Akinwunmi, NFF, Godwin Obaseki, Sterling Bank Plc, Asue Ighodalo,

Sadio Mane to have stadium named after him in Senegal

SENEGAL forward and AFCON hero, Sadio Mane etched his name in the history of Senegalese football when he struck home the winning penalty against Egypt in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Sadio Mane, Abdoulaye Diop, Africa Cup of Nation

FCT Polls: Yiaga Africa calls on INEC, security agents, electorates on preparedness for credible elections

AN election observer, Yiaga Africa, Friday, called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, security agents and electorates in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, on preparation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: FCT, Yiaga Africa, INEC

FCT Polls: Yiaga Africa campaigns against vote selling in Abuja market

AHEAD of the February 12 Area Council elections in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, a civil society organisation, Yiaga Africa, has taken an anti-vote selling campaign... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Aisha Akanbi, Ezenwa Nwagwu, Yiaga Africa, David Chukwu

Nigerian stock market rebounds by N54bn

Bullish sentiment returned to the Nigerian equities market on Wednesday following investors’ interest in Union Bank and Access Bank, which ensured the first gain of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: NEM Insurance, Juli Plc, Access Bank, Union Bank, Nigerian Exchange Group (NGXGroup),

FSD Africa, NAICOM partner to boost digital solution in insurance

Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Africa says it has partnered with National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) to launch BimaLab, an intiative designed to boost adoption of digital solutions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Africa, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Sunday Thomas, Ben Llewellyn-Jones,

Journalists not allowed to accompany U.S. troops deployed in eastern Europe

 The U.S. news organisations have voiced alarm that journalists have not been allowed to embed with the U.S. troops sent to Eastern Europe to bolster NATO... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: U.S. news organisations

Insurance industry generates N508bn premium in 2021, pays N224bn claims – NIA

THE Chairman, Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA), Mr Ganiyu Musa, on Tuesday said the insurance industry generated N508 billion Gross Premium in 2021, out of which N224... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Nigerian Insurers Association, LASBCA, Nigerian Insurance Industry Database, Mr Ganiyu Musa,

What Salah told me before I saved Mane’s penalty

EGYPTIAN goalkeeper, Mohamed Abou Gabal has revealed the penalty kick conversations he had with Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah just before he saved the former’s spot-kick... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Mohamed Abou Gabal, Mohamed Salah, Africa Cup of Nations, Sadio Mane,

Ziyech quits Morocco national team after AFCON snub

CHELSEA midfielder, Hakim Ziyech has retired from representing the Atlas Lions of Morocco at the international level, saying he wants to now focus on his club... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: CHELSEA, Hakim Ziyech, Vahid Halilhodžić, Morocco, Africa Cup of Nations,

Senegal coach's path to Africa Cup of Nations glory

ALIOU Cissé pointedly looked around Bamako's Stade du 26 Mars, then began a long run-up and blasted his penalty kick onto the shins of Boukar Alioum... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: ALIOU Cissé, Cameroon, Africa Cup of Nations, Bamako's Stade du 26 Mars

Mohamed Salah could face Leicester but Sadio Mane will not

MOHAMED Salah is available for Liverpool's game with Leicester City on Thursday but fellow forward Sadio Mane will not be as he celebrates winning the Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: MOHAMED Salah, Leicester City, Sadio Mane, Africa Cup of Nations

Institute urges Nigerian filmmakers, writers to participate in 2022 Screenwriters Residency programme

 The Realness Institute says six African filmmakers have an opportunity to develop their fiction film story ideas and work-in-progress scripts in a three-month residency in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Realness Institute, Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), Selina Ukwuoma, Mmabatho Kau, Chioma Ude,

Senegal team thrown hero's welcome after win

SENEGAL'S football team have been given a hero's welcome upon their return home after winning the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time. Tens of thousands... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: SENEGAL, Africa Cup of Nations, President Macky Sall, Aliou Cissé

Akume most suitable to lead APC, says Institute

The Africa Polling Institute (API) has tipped Dr George Akume, Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs as the most suitable aspirant for national chairmanship of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Africa Polling Institute (API), Dr George Akume, Sen. Danjuma Goje, Abdulazziz Yari, Tanko Al-Makura, Ali Modu Sherrif

NGX unveils strategic plan for 2022

THE Nigerian Exchange (NGX) will focus on five major areas in the year as the Exchange seeks to deepen access and attract new generation of investors... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: NGX Group, Bricklinks Africa, Ronchess Global Resources Plc

AFCON title more important to me than Champions League, other trophies - Mane

FOR Sadio Mane, the newest CAF Africa Cup of Nations champion, who is not a newcomer to winning trophies, last night’s triumph over Egypt at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, CAF, Sadio Mane

Mane redeems self as Senegal beat Egypt to claim first AFCON title

Sadio Mane made up for an earlier penalty kick miss with the decisive kick on Sunday in Yaounde as Senegal claimed their first Africa Cup of Nations... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Sadio Mane, t Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Liverpool, Abou Gabal,

NNPC Weekly: FUT Minna honours Kyari, others, as coy. leads Africa’s energy transition

The Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited had a busy week following the award of honourary doctorate degree on its Group Managing Director (GMD) and Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC), Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, Africa DeveloProf. Abdullahi Bala, pment Bank (AfDB), Malam Mele Kyari,

Sadio Mane netted the winning spot-kick as Senegal beat Egypt 4-2 on penalties to clinch their first-ever Africa Cup of Nations

SADIO Mane netted the winning spot-kick as Senegal beat Egypt 4-2 on penalties to clinch their first-ever Africa Cup of Nations after the final ended goalless... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: SADIO Mane, Edouard Mendy, Gabaski, Africa Cup of Nations, Senegal, Egypt,

Nigeria not ripe for 2 party system- CSOs

Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, in Nigeria, have expressed reservations over the domination of the political space by the two main parties, the All Progressives Congress (APC)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Odeh Odeh, Samson Itodo, Ezenwa Nwagwu, Auwal Rafsanjani, Civil Society Organisations

Africa’s COVID-19 cases near 10.9m – Africa CDC

A total of 10,896,302 COVID-19 cases were reported in Africa as of Saturday evening, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. The specialised... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Africa CDC

AFCON 2021: We must learn and move forward, says Cameroon coach

Antonio Conceiçao, Coach of Cameroon, says his team must learn from their mistakes and move forward ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) third... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Antonio Conceiçao, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),

AFCON 2021: We’re physically, mentally ready for the game, says Burkina Faso coach

Kamou Malo, Coach of Burkina Faso, says his team is physically and mentally ready ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) third place match against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Kamou Malo, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),

Continental Free Trade: African leaders to discuss boosting Africa’s transport sector

African leaders are set to meet next week to discuss boosting the African transport sector as a key impetus to spur a continental free trade pact. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), African Union (AU), African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),

We’re sad but lost to a better team, says Cameroon manager

Cameroon national team manager Antonio Conceiçao has expressed sadness at his team’s failure to reach the finals of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), admitting however... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),

AFCON 2021: Egypt edge host Cameroon on penalty kicks to reach final

Seven-time champions Egypt will meet the Teranga Lions of Senegal in the final match of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday in Yaounde. This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Abou Gabal, Clinton Njie, Mohamed Salah, Carlos Queiroz, Ramadan Sobhi,

We’re happy, but yet to reach final objective, says Egypt coach

 Diaa Elsayed, Egypt Assistant Coach has expressed joy over his team’s victory over host Cameroon. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Egypt scaled through to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Carlos Queiroz, Mohamed Salah,

Senegal players want to win for under-pressure coach Aliou Cisse and country

SADIO Mane and Edouard Mendy say Senegal are determined to ease the pressure on coach Aliou Cisse by winning the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday. Senegal, Nations... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: SADIO Mane, Edouard Mendy, Aliou Cisse, Africa Cup of Nations

Goalkeeper Gabaski was the hero, saving two penalties as Egypt edged past hosts Cameroon in a penalty shootout

GOALKEEPER Gabaski was the hero, saving two penalties as Egypt edged past hosts Cameroon in a penalty shootout after a goalless draw to set up an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Gabaski, Egypt, Cameroon, Africa Cup of Nations, Mane, Salah,

CPJ joins letter calling for release of journalists, others arbitrarily detained in Cameroon

By Angela Quintal/CPJ Africa Program CoordinatorTHE Committee to Protect Journalists on Thursday, February 3, joined 26 other civil society organizations in calling on President Paul Biya to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: CPJ, Africa Cup of Nations,  Thomas Awah Junior, Mancho Bibixy, Tsi Conrad, Kingsley Fomunyuy Njoka,

NGO offers 5,000 students free education

An NGO, Lend a Hand for Africa (LAHAfrica), on Thursday said 5,000 students had benefited from its Scholarship Scheme in Nigeria in seven years. Ms Abimbola Ajala,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Lend a Hand for Africa (LAHAfrica), Ms Abimbola Ajala,

AWCON 2022: Seven Super Falcons report in camp, begin training –media officer

 Seven players of the Super Falcons of Nigeria have reported in camp as the team prepares for the final stage qualification of the 14th Africa Cup... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON),Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu,

Insurance Scheme renders 485,980 medical services in Bayelsa in 3 years —– Official

The Management of the Bayelsa Health Insurance Scheme (BHIS) attended to no less than  485,980 medical cases from July 2017 to December 2020. This  included no less ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Bayelsa Health Insurance Scheme (BHIS), Dr Zuoboemi Agadah,

South Africa’s 1996 triumph and its role in post-apartheid change

THE 1996 Africa Cup of Nations was not supposed to take place in South Africa. Kenya were the designated hosts but 14 months before the tournament they... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 213 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, South Africa, Nelson Mandela,

Senegal are through to their third Africa Cup of Nations final with Sadio Mane on target

SENEGAL are through to their third Africa Cup of Nations final with Sadio Mane on target to help them overcome Burkino Faso. In an eventful game, VAR... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: SENEGAL, Africa Cup of Nations, Henri Camara, Burkino Faso, Abdou Diallo, Idrissa Gueye

Leaving Arsenal without real goodbye hurts, Aubameyang says

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says the manner of his departure from Arsenal “hurts” as he moves to FC Barcelona. The 32-year-old former Gunners captain was pictured training with his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Arsenal, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),

Reps to investigate recruitment into NSITF, other agencies under ministry of Labour

 The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate ongoing recruitment exercise into the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) and other agencies under the Federal Ministry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs),

ICT Company is connecting youths in Africa for content creation – Expert

Mr Kayode Adebayo, the Chief Executive Officer, Ckrowd Africa Technology and Solutions, says the company is connecting people of African descent, especially the youths in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Ckrowd Africa Technology and Solutions, Mr Kayode Adebayo,

Oparah becomes vice president of Airtel Africa

MR. Emeka Oparah has been appointed vice president, Corporate Communications & CSR, in Airtel Africa Plc, and he has resumed in Dubai, UAE. Oparah, who disclosed his... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Emeka Oparah, Airtel Africa

Egypt defender ruled out of Afcon with injury

EGYPT defender Ahmed Hegazi will miss the rest of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after sustaining an adductor muscle strain. The former West Brom center-back... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Ahmed Hegazi, EGYPT, Africa Cup of Nations, Mahmoud Trezeguet

Coach Keister says Sierra Leone 'overachieved'

SIERRA Leone boss John Keister said "people didn't appreciate" his hard work in leading his side to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. In Cameroon, the Leone... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: SIERRA Leone, John Keister, Africa Cup of Nations

Future Face Africa sponsored by Ecobank presents the Winners; Ana Campos - Angolan and Nziza Ken – Rwandan.

IT was all glitz and glamour as winners emerged at the grand finale of the keenly contested Future Face Africa (FFA) model talent search competition which took place... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: FFA, Beth Model Management Africa, Eko Hotels and Suites, Elizabeth Isiorho, Ana Campos, Ecobank, Babajide Sipe,

Tunisia sack coach Mondher Kebaier after quarter-final exit

TUNISIA have sacked coach Mondher Kebaier following their quarter-final exit at the Africa Cup of Nations. The Carthage Eagles were beaten 1-0 on Saturday by a Burkina Faso side... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Mondher Kebaier, Africa Cup of Nations, Burkina Faso

Sadio Mane happy to change playing style to help Senegal

LIVERPOOL forward Sadio Mane says he is happy to make sacrifices and be more defensive if it helps Senegal at the Africa Cup of Nations. Mane played... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: LIVERPOOL, Sadio Mane, Africa Cup of Nations

Janny Sikazwe 'could have died from heatstroke'

THE referee who blew for full-time early in an Africa Cup of Nations match claims he could have died of heatstroke. Zambian Janny Sikazwe ended Tunisia's game... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, Janny Sikazwe,

NAFDAC calls for more support for herbal medicine development

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for more support and funding for herbal medicine.   The call was made in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, Africa Centre of Excellence for Drug Research, Herbal Medicine Development and Regulatory Science (ACEDHA

Mohamed Salah scored one goal, set up another as Egypt beat Morocco in extra time

MOHAMED Salah scored one goal and set up the other as Egypt beat Morocco in extra time in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals. Sofiane Boufal gave... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: MOHAMED Salah, Egypt, Sofiane Boufal, Morocco, Africa Cup of Nations

Senegal overcame Equatorial Guinea to set up an Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Burkina Faso

SENEGAL overcame Equatorial Guinea to set up an Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Burkina Faso. Ex-Bristol City forward Famara Diedhiou put Senegal ahead with a first-time... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: SENEGAL, Equatorial Guinea, Africa Cup of Nations, Sadio Mane

NCDMB hosts Africa local content investment forum March 7

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has announced plans to host the Africa Local Content Investment Forum, ALCIF, at Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 268 times

Tags: Simbi Kesiye Wabote, African Petroleum Producers Association, APPO, Africa Local Content Investment Forum, ALCIF, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB,

Top 5 firms to watch this year who made combined profit of N788bn

DANGOTE Cement, Nestle, MTN Nigeria, BUA Cement and Airtel Africa are the top five firms to watch in Nigeria this year as they made N788billion as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Daily Trust, Phil Flynn, Bismarck Rewane, Airtel Africa, DANGOTE Cement, Nestle, MTN Nigeria, BUA Cement

Nigerian brokers to get discount for BIBA’s London Conference – NCRIB

 NIGERIAN Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB ) on Friday said that its members would get a discount to attend subsequent British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: British Insurance Brokers Association, Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers, Mr Rotimi Edu,

Network urges FG to implement RMNCAEH+N COVID-19 Response Plan

AFRICA Health Budget Network (AHBN) has urged Federal Government to implement the Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent and Elderly Health Plus Nutrition (RMNCAEH+N) COVID-19 Response Continuity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Africa Health Budget Network, Dr Aminu Magashi,

Resuscitated Adapalm to generate over 2,500 jobs this year – GM

Mr Reginald Okereke, the General Manager, Roche West Africa Ltd., owners of the old Adapalm Nig. Ltd., Ohaji, says the company had the capacity to generate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Mr Reginald Okereke, Roche West Africa Ltd, Adapalm Nig. Ltd., Gov. Hope Uzodinma, Mr Declan Emelumba, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC),

Morocco 2022: Super Falcons to resume camping in Abuja for Lady Elephants

HEAD Coach Randy Waldrum has invited a total of 35 players to the camp of the Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons ahead of next month’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Randy Waldrum, Super Falcons, Africa Cup of Nations,

Stock exchange market capitalization strikes N25trn

THE Nigerian stock market capitalisation yesterday closed at over N25 trillion on buying interest in Airtel Africa and 18 others. In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) grew... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: Nigerian Breweries, Guaranty Trust Holding Company, Mutual Benefits Assurance, Prestige Assurance, Champion Breweries, Academy Press, Cadbury, Learn Africa, Julius Berger, United Capital, Ecobank Tran

Goalkeeper Jesus Owono was Equatorial Guinea's hero as they shocked Mali in a penalty shootout

GOALKEEPER Jesus Owono was Equatorial Guinea's hero as they shocked Mali in a penalty shootout to reach the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations. Owono, 20,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 357 times

Tags: Jesus Owono, Falaye Sacko, Equatorial Guinea, Mali, Africa Cup of Nations,

Egypt beat Ivory Coast 5-4 on penalties to reach the quarter-finals at the Africa Cup of Nations

EGYPT beat Ivory Coast 5-4 on penalties to reach the quarter-finals at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon following a 0-0 draw. The North Africans got... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: EGYPT, Ivory Coast, Africa Cup of Nations

ASHIA holds an interactive meeting with the WDC's, OIC for BHCPF

THE Anambra State Health Insurance Agency, ASHIA, held a one day meeting with the Ward Development Chairmen, WDC, and Officers in charge, OIC, of various Primary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Anambra State Health Insurance Agency, Simeon Onyemaechi, Prof. Dora Akunyili, Dr Chioma Ezenyimulu, Dr Nnamdi Uliagbafusi

Senegal criticised after striker plays on despite suspected concussion

SENEGAL have been criticised after Sadio Mane continued playing despite suffering suspected concussion in a "sickening collision" with Cape Verde goalkeeper Vozinha. Mane remained on the pitch... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: SENEGAL, Sadio Mane, Vozinha, Africa Cup of Nations

Afcon stadium crush: 'The force behind forced us to fall'

ON Monday, 46-year-old Cameroon fan Ndombi Irene was excited as she approached Yaounde’s Olembe Stadium with her son for the Africa Cup of Nations knock-out tie... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, Piers Edwards, Yaounde’s Olembe Stadium, Comoros

CAF orders probe and venue change after 8 die in AFCON crush

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Tuesday called for an instant probe into a crush at an Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) match on Monday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Confederation of African Football (CAF), Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Cameroonian Football Association (FECAFOOT),

Sweet, bitter day for Cameroon football

THE scenes on the streets of major Cameroonian cities after the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon defeated debutants Comoros 2-1 in the Round 16 encounter at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Cameroon, Africa Cup of Nations, Comoros

Sadio Mane scored as Senegal beat nine-man Cape Verde 2-0

SADIO Mane scored as Senegal beat nine-man Cape Verde 2-0 in the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations, but was immediately forced off with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: SADIO Mane, Cape Verde, Africa Cup of Nations, Senegal

Morocco are through to the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 victory over Malawi

MOROCCO are through to the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 victory over stubborn Malawi at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: MOROCCO, Africa Cup of Nations, Malawi

Lafarge supports over 130 secondary schools in Cross Rivers

LAFARGE Africa Plc has reaffirmed its commitment to host communities in Cross Rivers State with the inauguration of several development projects to mark its annual community... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Idara Uyok, LAFARGE Africa Plc,

Debutants The Gambia booked their place in the quarter-finals at the Africa Cup of Nations

DEBUTANTS The Gambia booked their place in the quarter-finals at the Africa Cup of Nations as Musa Barrow's goal gave them a famous 1-0 victory over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Gambia, Africa Cup of Nations, Musa Barrow, Guinea

At least eight killed in crush at Cameroon stadium

AT least eight people have been killed and dozens more injured in a crush outside an Africa Cup of Nations football match in Cameroon. Videos showed crowds... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, Paul Biya stadium

Cameroon sweat to overcome Comoros

CAMEROON still broke a lot of sweat on Monday in Yaounde before they could beat depleted Comoros in the last 16 round at the 2021 Africa... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Ali Ahamada, Moyadh Ousseini, Chaker Alhadhur, Karl Toko Ekambi, Vincent Aboubakar, Cameroon, 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON

Comoros keeper Ali Ahamada out of last-16 tie despite negative Covid test

COMOROS goalkeeper Ali Ahamada will not be able to play their Africa Cup of Nations last-16 tie against Cameroon on Monday despite testing negative for Covid-19... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Ali Ahamada, Africa Cup of Nations, COMOROS, Covid-19

CSOs urges APC, PDP to zone presidency to South

CIVIL Society Organisations, CSOs, under the auspices of Coalition of Civil Society Groups, CCSG, Monday, called on the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the leading... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Umar Bature, Iyorchia Ayu, Abubakar Ibrahim, Bassey Etuk Williams, Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Congress, CIVIL Society Organisations

AFCON 2021: We didn’t deserve to lose to Tunisia, Eguavoen says

Super Eagles interim coach Augustine Eguavoen on Sunday said his team did not deserve to lose against Tunisia in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Super Eagles, Augustine Eguavoen, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Tunisia,

Super Eagles fail to shine against Tunisia, crash out of AFCON

Title favourites Nigeria crashed out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday in Garoua after a 0-1 loss to Tunisia who now advance... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Super Eagles, Alexander Iwobi, Sadiq Umar for Chukwueze, Ahmed Musa, Joe AriboPeter Olayinka for Awoniyi,

Burkina Faso beat 10-man Gabon on penalties to reach the quarter-finals

BURKINA Faso beat 10-man Gabon on penalties to reach the quarter-finals at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon following a 1-1 draw. Ismahila Ouedraogo netted to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: BURKINA Faso, Gabon, Africa Cup of Nations, Ismahila Ouedraogo

Tunisia upset 10-man Nigeria to set up a quarter-final tie against Burkina Faso

TUNISIA upset 10-man Nigeria to set up a quarter-final tie against Burkina Faso at the Africa Cup of Nations. Youssef Msakni beat Super Eagles keeper Maduka Okoye... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: TUNISIA, Africa Cup of Nations, Maduka Okoye, Super Eagles

AFCON 2021 Ouster: Pinnick praises Eagles’ endeavour as gallant squad exits 33rd AFCON

…Says Nigeria’s focus already on FIFA World Cup play-off PRESIDENT of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick on Sunday commended the efforts of the Super... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Amaju Melvin Pinnick, Africa Cup of Nations, President Muhammadu Buhari, Super Eagles

Covid hits Comoros before crunch Cameroon clash

AFRICA Cup of Nations giant-killers Comoros face a goalkeeping crisis before the biggest game in the country’s history on Monday. The tournament debutants play hosts and five-time... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: AFRICA Cup of Nations, Comoros, Cameroon,

UK is Africa’s investment partner of choice for green transition - Trevelyan

By Kennedy Nnamani ANNE-Marie Trevelyan, UK’s International Trade secretary, has affirmed that the United Kingdom is Africa’s investment partner of choice for transition to green energy. This... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: AU convention, UK-Africa Investment Summit, ANNE-Marie Trevelyan, Department for International Trade

Nigerian stock market records an inches higher by N36bn

ACTIVITIES on the nation’s bourse sustained positive mood on Friday with the market capitalisation increasing further by N36 billion. Specifically, the market capitalisation which opened at N24.274... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Transcorp, Custodian Investment, Sovereign Trust Insurance, Honey Well Flour Mills, Sunu Assurances, Northern Nigeria Flour Mills

England to play Ivory Coast in a friendly at Wembley on 29 March

ENGLAND will play Ivory Coast in a friendly at Wembley on 29 March. Ivory Coast are ranked 56th in the world and are through to the last-16... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: ENGLAND, Ivory Coast, Algeria, Africa Cup of Nation, World Cup

Kamara's house under police protection after penalty miss

THE house of Sierra Leone forward Kei Kamara remains under police protection after being vandalised in the wake of the striker's missing a penalty against Equatorial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Kei Kamara, Africa Cup of Nations, Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea

Eguavoen expects tough battle with Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles on Sunday

NIGERIA’S manager Augustine Eguavoen says he countenances a tough duel between his Super Eagles and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, Super Eagles, Augustine Eguavoen

Falconets confident as they battle Cameroon in Douala

NIGERIA’S U20 girls, Falconets are buoyed by the performance of the Super Eagles at the ongoing 33rd Africa Cup of Nations, and say they are motivated for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: NIGERIA’S U20 girls, Super Eagles, Falconets, Africa Cup of Nations, FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

Final tables after group phase matches at 2021 AFCON

Following are the final tables of the six first round groups at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon, after match day 3/final... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),

Defending champions Algeria crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 defeat against Ivory Coast

DEFENDING champions Algeria crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 defeat against Ivory Coast in Douala. Needing a win to stay alive, Algeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Algeria, Ivory Coast, Africa Cup of Nations

Round of 16 Matches’ line-up at 2021 AFCON

Following is the line-up of the round of 16 matches at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon, after the conclusion of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),

NFSC appoints Amb. Olonisakin as patron

The Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), on Thursday appointed Amb. Abayomi Olonisakin, Nigeria’s  Ambassador to Cameroon as its patron. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), Amb. Abayomi Olonisakin, Dr Rafiu Ladipo, Rev. Samuel Ikpea, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Super Eagles,

Equatorial Guinea reached the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Sierra Leone 1-0

EQUATORIAL Guinea reached the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Sierra Leone 1-0 - a result which eliminated the Leone Stars. Midfielder Pablo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Equatorial Guinea, Africa Cup of Nations, Sierra Leone, Kei Kamara

Arsenal striker says heart scans in London show he is 'absolutely fine'

ARSENAL'S Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he is "completely healthy" after having medical checks on his heart. The Gabon international, 32, was ruled out of the Africa Cup of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: ARSENAL, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Africa Cup of Nations

Broker implores insurers to increase capacity for local risk retention

The Chairman and CEO, Boff & Co Insurance Brokers Limited, Chief Olatunde Babajide- Agbeja, on Thursday implored Nigerian insurance firms to increase their capacity to retain more... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Boff & Co Insurance Brokers Limited, Chief Olatunde Babajide- Agbeja,

'I feel so disappointed' - Paintsil on Ghana exit

THE after-effects of Ghana's shock exit from the Africa Cup of Nations are being felt in the West African country, with the government's Ministry of Youth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, Ghana, Cameroon,

Egypt coach Carlos Queiroz says his team will work on finishing skills

EGYPT have one the world's leading strikers in Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, yet the Pharaohs scored just twice in their three Group D matches at the Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: EGYPT, Africa Cup of Nations, Carlos Queiroz, Mohamed Salah

NHIS presents digital transformation framework to EFCC

 The  National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has presented its digital transformation framework to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to  fast-track the attainment of Universal... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags:  The  National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Universal Health Coverage (UHC), Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT), National Identity Manag

AFCON: Bauchi fans hopeful of Eagles victory

Some football enthusiasts in Bauchi have expressed optimism that the Super Eagles will bring home the trophy of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Al-Nassr contact Arsenal over loan bid

SAUDI Arabian side Al-Nassr have made an offer to take Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on loan. Aubameyang has not played for the Gunners since 6 December and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Al-Nassr, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Arsenal, Africa Cup of Nations,

Sports minister salutes Super Eagles, want AFCON trophy back home

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has commended the Super Eagles over the impressive win against Guinea-Bissau in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Sunday Dare, Super Eagles, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),

Nigeria beat Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in Garoua to become the only side at the Africa Cup of Nations to win all three group game

NIGERIA beat Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in Garoua to become the only side at the Africa Cup of Nations to win all three group games. After making eight changes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: NIGERIA, Guinea-Bissau, Africa Cup of Nations, William Troost-Ekong, Umar Sadiq

Egypt edged past Sudan to finish second in Group D and qualify for the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations

EGYPT edged past Sudan to finish second in Group D and qualify for the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations. Mohamed Abdelmonem scored the game's... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: EGYPT, Sudan, Africa Cup of Nations, Abdallah El Said

AfCFTA: Group urges MSMEs on value addition, processing

The Edo International Business Forum (EIBF), has urged Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) to invest in product enhancement to benefit from the Africa Continental... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Mrs Florence Onere, Edo International Business Forum (EIBF),

Senegal finished top of Group B at the Africa Cup of Nations despite being held to a 0-0 draw by Malawi

SENEGAL finished top of Group B at the Africa Cup of Nations despite being held to a 0-0 draw by Malawi. Habib Diallo and Sadio Mane went... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: SENEGAL, Africa Cup of Nations, Malawi, Habib Diallo, Sadio Mane

Ghana suffered a humiliating group-stage exit at the Africa Cup of Nations

GHANA suffered a humiliating group-stage exit at the Africa Cup of Nations after the four-time champions were beaten by debutants Comoros. El Fardou Ben Nabouhane put the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: GHANA, Africa Cup of Nations, Comoros, El Fardou Ben Nabouhane

Morocco drew 2-2 with Gabon in Yaounde in one of the best games of the Africa Cup of Nations

MOROCCO drew 2-2 with Gabon in Yaounde in one of the best games of the Africa Cup of Nations so far as both sides progressed from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: MOROCCO, Gabon, Africa Cup of Nations, Jim Allevinah

Awaziem back to fitness as Eagles round off group phase campaign

VERSATILE defender Chidozie Awaziem has been confirmed by Super Eagles’ medics to have returned to full fitness, on the eve of the team’s final group phase... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Chidozie Awaziem, Africa Cup of Nations, Augustine Eguavoen

National assembly resumes today to tackle electoral bill

FRESH dust is gathering around the Electoral Act Amendment Bill rejected by President Muhammadu Buhari over direct primaries as the National Assembly resumes from Christmas and New... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Benjamin Okezie Kalu, Yahaya Abdullahi, Akin Akingbulu, Hajiya Mufuliat Fijabi, Samson Itodo, Idayat Hassan, Ayuba Wabba, Auwal Ibrahim Musa Rafsanjani, Olumide Apata, Prof Attahiru Jega, Yiaga Africa

Burkina Faso secured second spot in Group A at the Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-1 draw against Ethiopia

BURKINA Faso secured second spot in Group A at the Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-1 draw against Ethiopia. Cyrille Bayala lobbed keeper Teklemariam Shanko in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: BURKINA Faso, Africa Cup of Nations, Ethiopia, Cyrille Bayala

Cameroon cemented top spot in Group A at the Africa Cup of Nations following a 1-1 draw with Cape Verde

HOSTS Cameroon cemented top spot in Group A at the Africa Cup of Nations following a 1-1 draw with Cape Verde. The Indomitable Lions took the lead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Cameroon, Africa Cup of Nations, Cape Verde, Vincent Aboubakar

Malawi feeding off support back home, says Gabadinho Mhango

MALAWI forward Gabadinho Mhango says the strength of their support back home is driving the team on at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The Flames... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Gabadinho Mhango, Africa Cup of Nations, MALAWI

Coalition urges Ebonyi govt to strengthen democratic governance, cautions against alleged harrasment

Ebonyi State Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (ESCCSOs) has called on the state government to promote robust engagement and interaction with civil society groups  in the state. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Ebonyi State Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (ESCCSOs), Dr Kelechi Okezie,

Eguavoen: We will not Underrate Guinea Bissau - Eguavoen

HEAD Coach Augustine Owen Eguavoen says his already-qualified Super Eagles have no reason to look down on their opponents or approach the game in a carefree... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Augustine Eguavoen, Super Eagles, CAF, NFF, Africa Cup of Nations

Algeria are in a 'difficult situation' says coach Djamel Belmadi

ALGERIA coach Djamel Belmadi admits his side are in a "really tough" situation after taking just one point from their first two matches at the Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: ALGERIA, Djamel Belmadi, Africa Cup of Nations, Jesus Owonu

'Be like guinea pigs' - how Equatorial Guinea beat Algeria

EQUATORIAL Guinea had to "suffer" and "be like guinea pigs" in order to pull off a shock victory over Algeria at the Africa Cup of Nations,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: EQUATORIAL Guinea, Federico Bikoro, Algeria, Africa Cup of Nations,

Equatorial Guinea stunned Algeria to leave the defending champions on the brink of a group-stage exit

EQUATORIAL Guinea stunned Algeria to leave the defending champions on the brink of a group-stage exit from the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Esteban Obiang slid... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: EQUATORIAL Guinea, Africa Cup of Nations, Algeria,

Senegal and Guinea moved closer to reaching the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations following a 0-0 draw

SENEGAL and Guinea moved closer to reaching the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations following a 0-0 draw. The Guineans had the only real chance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: SENEGAL, Guinea, Africa Cup of Nations

Burkina Faso muscled their way to an important 1-0 victory over Cape Verde

BURKINA Faso muscled their way to an important 1-0 victory over Cape Verde in Thursday's second Group A game at the Africa Cup of Nations in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: BURKINA Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Africa Cup of Nations

Afcon 2021: Caf dismisses Tunisian complaint over match ending early

THE Confederation of African Football (Caf) has dismissed a formal complaint lodged by Tunisia's football federation (FTF) about their game with Mali ending 13 seconds early. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Caf, FTF, Janny Sikazwe, Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON referee row: African football chiefs launch investigation

THE  2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) officials have launched an investigation into why referee Janny Sikazwe blew for full-time twice before 90 minutes was up in... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Ibrahima Kone, Janny Sikazwe, Tunisia head coach Mondher Kebaier, 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),

Africa Cup of Nations dismisses Tunisia’s protest

THE Organising Committee of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, has dismissed the Tunisian football federation’s protest on the officiating of their team’s match with... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Organising Committee of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON,

Troare tests positive for COVID-19, puts Burkina Faso’s chances in jeopardy

BURKINA Faso captain Bertrand Traore has returned a positive Covid-19 test and put his country in a tight corner in their Africa Cup of Nations campaign. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: BURKINA Faso, Bertr, and Traore, Covid-19, Africa Cup of Nation, Cape Verde

Mali and Tunisia's Africa Cup of Nations game finished in chaos after the referee first signalled for full-time on 85 minutes

MALI and Tunisia's Africa Cup of Nations game finished in chaos after the referee first signalled for full-time on 85 minutes, then ended the match when... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Mali, Tunisia, Africa Cup of Nations, Mondher Kebaier, Janny Sikazwe

Ivory Coast captain Max Gradel scored a spectacular winner as the Elephants narrowly beat Equatorial Guinea 1-0

IVORY Coast captain Max Gradel scored a spectacular winner as the Elephants narrowly beat Equatorial Guinea 1-0 in their Africa Cup of Nations opener. Ex-Bournemouth and Leeds... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Max Gradel, Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea, IVORY Coast

The Gambia enjoyed a dream Africa Cup of Nations debut by beating Mauritania 1-0 in Limbe

THE Gambia enjoyed a dream Africa Cup of Nations debut by beating Mauritania 1-0 in Limbe to go joint-top of Group F. Ablie Jallow struck the winner... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Gambia, Africa Cup of Nations, Mauritania

How Nigeria neutralised Mohamed Salah in win over Egypt

Nigeria interim coach Augustine Eguavoen has revealed that his "double-team" strategy neutralised Egypt star Mohamed Salah to help the Super Eagles secure an important 1-0 win at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Augustine Eguavoen, Mo, hamed Salah, Super Eagles, Africa Cup of Nations.

Mali beat Tunisia 1-0 at the Africa Cup of Nations in a Group F

MALI beat Tunisia 1-0 at the Africa Cup of Nations in a Group F game which ended in controversy after the referee blew for full-time early. Carthage... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: MALI, Tunisia, Africa Cup of Nations,

Zulum confirms two Borno LGAs under Boko Haram control

BABAGANA Zulum of Borno has disclosed that two Local Government Areas – Abadam and Guzamala – are under the control of Boko Haram. The governor disclosed this... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, Islamic State of West Africa Province

AFCON: Super Eagles’ inspiring start excites President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the Super Eagles of Nigeria for an impressive start at theongoing 33rd Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Mr Femi Adesina,

No complacency against Sudan - Taraba sports director urges Eguavoen

GEORGE Shitta, the Taraba director of sports, on Wednesday advised the Super Eagles’ head coach, Augustine Eguavoen, to start preparing immediately for  the team’s next game. Shitta... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, News Agency of Nigeria, GEORGE Shitta, Super Eagles

AFCON 2021: Tenacious Super Eagles pluck three precious points off Pharaohs in Garoua

A sweet 34th minute belter, intelligently struck by Kelechi Iheanacho and off a brilliant headed pass by Taiwo Awoniyi, earned Nigeria a first-ever opening match win over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Kelechi Iheanacho, Africa Cup of Nations, Taiwo Awoniyi, Egypt

Netng, ID Africa to premiere Davido’s documentary Saturday

Nigeria Entertainment Today (Netng) is set release a new documentary that explores the story of musician, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido. Femi Falodun, Chief Executive Officer... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Davido,Femi Falodun, ID Africa,

Guinea-Bissau missed a late penalty as they were held by Sudan in their Group D

GUINEA-Bissau missed a late penalty as they were held by Sudan in their Group D opener in the Africa Cup of Nations. Midfielder Pele saw his 82nd-minute... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: GUINEA-Bissau, Sudan, Africa Cup of Nations

Internet users blame Salah for Egypt loss to Nigeria

MOHAMED Salah has been criticised on social media after his Egypt side were beaten by Nigeria in their group stage opener at the Africa Cup of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Twitter, Opta, Kelechi Iheanacho, MOHAMED Salah, Africa Cup of Nations

Afcon 2021: Ivory Coast keeper Sylvain Gbohouo suspended by Fifa for alleged doping violation

IVORY Coast goalkeeper Sylvain Gbohouo has been suspended by football's world governing body Fifa for an alleged doping violation. The 33-year-old had been expected to be first... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Sylvain Gbohouo, Africa Cup of Nations, Fifa

Algeria began the defence of their Africa Cup of Nations title with a goalless draw against a stubborn and spirited Sierra Leone

ALGERIA began the defence of their Africa Cup of Nations title with a goalless draw against a stubborn and spirited Sierra Leone side in Group E. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: ALGERIA, Africa Cup of Nations, Mohamed Nbalie Kamara

Aaron Boupendza's first-half finish was the difference as Gabon edged past Africa Cup of Nations debutants Comoros

AARON Boupendza's first-half finish was the difference as Gabon edged past Africa Cup of Nations debutants Comoros in Group C. Gabon forward Louis Ameka latched on to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: AARON Boupendza, Gabon, Comoros, Africa Cup of Nations

Algerian journalists vow to stay on at Nations Cup despite knife attack

THE Algerian journalists who suffered a knife attack in Douala on the opening day of the Africa Cup of Nations want to carry on their coverage... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon, Mehdi Dahak

Guinea opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 win over a spirited Malawi side

GUINEA opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 win over a spirited Malawi side. The only goal came when left-back Issiaga Sylla slotted in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: GUINEA, Africa Cup of Nations, Malawi, Issiaga Sylla

Sofiane Boufal's 82nd-minute strike handed Morocco a narrow win over Group C rivals Ghana

SOFIANE Boufal's 82nd-minute strike handed Morocco a narrow win over Group C rivals Ghana in their Africa Cup of Nations opener. The former Southampton winger pounced on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: SOFIANE Boufal, Ghana, Morocco, Africa Cup of Nations

Senegal in narrow win over Zimbabwe after Mane’s late penalty kick

SADIO Mane’s late penalty kick helped Senegal beat Zimbabwe 1-0 on Monday in their opening 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) match at the Kouekong Stadium... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: SADIO Mane, Africa Cup of Nations

Mendy and Koulibaly out of Senegal opener versus Zimbabwe

SENEGAL will be without goalkeeper Edouard Mendy and defender Kalidou Koulibaly for their opening game at the Africa Cup of Nations after both players tested positive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: SENEGAL, Edouard Mendy, Kalidou Koulibaly, Famara Diedhiou, Africa Cup of Nations

Give me parting gift by winning AFCON trophy, Musa charges teammates

SUPER Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa has charged his teammates to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy in Cameroon as a parting gift for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Ahmed Musa, SUPER Eagles, Africa Cup of Nations

Super Eagles begin 19th AFCON campaign with Pharaohs test

COACH Augustine Eguavoen and his Super Eagles’ wards face a stern examination of their credentials when Nigeria and seven-time champions Egypt go for each other’s jugular... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Augustine Eguavoen, Super Eagles,  Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2021: Can the Super Eagles’ triumph in Cameroon?

By Benprince Ezeh THE attention of all football lovers is turned to Cameroon for the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON. It is no different for Nigerian football... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, Super Eagles, Mutiu Adepoju, Olalekan Yusuff

Afcon 2021: Bertrand Traore says Burkina Faso lacked experience

BURKINA Faso captain Bertrand Traore says a lack of game management cost his side in their defeat by Cameroon at the Africa Cup of Nations. The Stallions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Bertrand Traore, Africa Cup of Nations, Aston Villa

Killing of Nigerian in South Africa under investigation – NiDCOM boss

MRS Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission’s (NiDCOM) said on Monday that investigation into the circumstances surrounding the killing in South Africa, of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Mr Collins Mgbo, Nigeria Union South Africa, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa,

Afcon 2021: Cameroon beat Burkina Faso 2-1 before Cape Verde see off Ethiopia

CAMEROON came from behind to beat Burkina Faso 2-1 in an incident-packed opener at the Africa Cup of Nations. An acrobatic volley from Gustavo Sangare put the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: CAMEROON, Africa Cup of Nations, Gustavo Sangare, Vincent Aboubakar

Afcon 2021: Covid-hit teams must play with just 11 players and no keeper

COUNTRIES suffering Covid outbreaks will have to play their Africa Cup of Nations matches even if they have only 11 players available. New guidelines from the Confederation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Covid, Africa Cup of Nations

Afcon 2021: Nigeria's William Troost-Ekong says tournament should be respected more

THE Africa Cup of Nations should "100% be more respected", says Nigeria captain William Troost-Ekong. The Watford centre-back said seeing Premier League players being asked if they... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, William Troost-Ekong

Afcon 2021: VAR to be used throughout tournament in Cameroon

VIDEO assistant referees (VAR) will be used at all 52 matches at this month's Africa Cup of Nations for the first time. The 2019 edition in Egypt... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: VAR, Africa Cup of Nations

Sen. Gyang speaks on youth engagement in universal health coverage

ISTIFANUS Gyang, senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District, has called for engagement of youths to make the Universal Health Coverage, UHC, achievable. Gyang said this at a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 220 times

Tags: National Advocates for Health, Hon. Muhammad Usman, Africa Health Budget Network, News Agency of Nigeria, Universal Health Coverage, Plateau North Senatorial District, ISTIFANUS Gyang

Ighalo goes on strike, refuses to train

Al Shabab are currently facing a battle on their hand in their bid to keep Nigerian forward, Odion Ighalo, from representing Nigeria at the 2021 Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 197 times

Tags: Al Shabab, Africa Cup of Nations, Odion Ighalo

Ahmed Musa: Eagles’ ll return with AFCON trophy

SUPER Eagles skipper, Ahmed Musa, has assured that the three-time African champions will return to the country with Africa Cup of Nations trophy from Cameroon. The Saudi Arabia-based... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Ahmed Musa, African champions, Africa Cup of Nations

Africa Cup of Nations quiz: Can you name all the winners?

THE delayed 2021 Africa Cup of Nations gets underway on 9 January with 24 countries looking to get their hands on the trophy. Africa's football showpiece, usually... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations,

Afcon 2021: Captain Colley proud to be part of The Gambia history

UNDERDOGS The Gambia will create history when they play at the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time this month, with captain Omar Colley hoping... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Omar Colley, Africa Cup of Nations, Gambia

Afcon 2021: Everything you need to know about tournament in Cameroon

THE first major football tournament of 2022 kicks off on Sunday, with the Africa Cup of Nations taking centre stage. A host of Premier League and European... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations

Dean Elgar leads Proteas to victory in tense chase in Johannesburg

SOUTH Africa impressively completed a tense chase of 240 to beat India in the second Test in Johannesburg and level their series at 1-1. The hosts began... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: SOUTH Africa, Test

Afcon 2021: Nigeria's Odion Ighalo not released by club Al Shabab

NIGERIA will be without striker Odion Ighalo at the Africa Cup of Nations after his Saudi Arabian club Al Shabab refused to release him for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, NIGERIA, Odion Ighalo

Coronavirus infections approach 10m mark in Africa

AFRICA is approaching 10 million coronavirus infections as the pandemic goes into its fifth wave in certain countries on the continent. John Nkengasong of the African Union’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: 10 million coronavirus infections, Africa Centres for Disease Control

Afcon 2021: Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang tests positive for Covid-19

GABON captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has tested positive for Covid-19 just four days before his country's first game at the Africa Cup of Nations. Aubameyang and Nice midfielder... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Covid-19, GABON, Africa Cup of Nations

CBN, NTA, others return over N1tr to govt

NIGERIA'S independent revenue crossed the N1 trillion mark in 2021, it was learned on Wednesday. Minister of Finance Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed stated this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 248 times

Tags: Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Nigerian Television Authority, Securities and Exchange Commission, Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation,

Ismaila Sarr: Watford release Senegal winger for Africa Cup of Nations

WATFORD winger Ismaila Sarr has joined Senegal for the Africa Cup of Nations after being released by his club. The Premier League club said Sarr was injured... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: WATFORD, Senegal, Africa Cup of Nations, Premier League

Afcon 2021: Attendances capped at 60-80% for tournament in Cameroon

ATTENDANCES at the Africa Cup of Nations will be capped at 80% of capacity for games involving hosts Cameroon, and 60% for all other matches at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon,

Afcon 2021: Zambia on stand-by in case Fifa bans Zimbabwe

ZAMBIA say they are on standby to play at the Africa Cup of Nations should Zimbabwe be banned by football's world governing body ahead of Sunday's... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: ZAMBIA, Africa Cup of Nations, Zimbabwe, Fifa

Afcon 2021: Sierra Leone coach reveals squad selection death threats

SIERRA Leone coach John Keister says he received death threats prior to naming his squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which begins on Sunday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: SIERRA Leone, John Keister, Africa Cup of Nations

How Moscow sees Africa by Vsevolod Tkachenko

RUSSIA does not see Africa as an arena of confrontation with other countries and it is open to cooperation with African countries. It was also opened to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Africa Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry, European Union, Vsevolod Tkachenko

Ashleigh Plumptre: Ex-England youth completes Nigeria international switch

NIGERIA are excited after former England youth international Ashleigh Plumptre got approval to switch her allegiance to the Super Falcons. The 23-year-old defender, who plays for Women's... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Ashleigh Plumptre, Super Falcons, Leicester City,2022 Women's Africa Cup of Nations

Afcon 2021: Felix Afena-Gyan misses out on Ghana squad

TEENAGE Roma forward Felix Afena-Gyan has not been included in Ghana's final squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which starts in Cameroon on Sunday. The 18-year-old,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Felix Afena-Gyan, Cameroon, Ghana, Africa Cup of Nations

2021 challenging year for insurance sector –expert

MR. Tella Adekunle, an Edo base insurance underwriter, says 2021 was a challenging one for insurance players as they had to devise prudent means to address... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: MR. Tella Adekunle, insurance sector, Professional Reinsurers Association of Nigeria,

AFCON 2021: Ajayi jumped at offer to reunite with Eagles –Eguavoen

NIGERIA’S interim manager, Austin Eguavoen, has revealed that West Brom star, Semi Ajayi, is eager to represent the Super Eagles at the upcoming Africa Cup of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: NFF, Austin Eguavoen, Africa Cup of Nations

Africa Cup of Nations: Patrick Vieira tight-lipped on Crystal Palace players

CRYSTAL Palace boss Patrick Vieira would not confirm whether three of his players will be available for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations. Jordan Ayew, Cheikhou Kouyate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Patrick Vieira, CRYSTAL Palace, Africa Cup of Nations

"I did not know I would be making history" - Delaine Mentoor reflects on Tokyo 2020

WITH 2021 drawing to a close, BBC Sport Africa is reflecting on some milestones this year. One of these came at the Olympics, where South Africa... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Olympics, BBC Sport Africa, Delaine Mentoor

Afcon 2021: Manchester United's Hannibal Mejbri in Tunisia squad

TUNISIA boss Mondher Kebaier has named Manchester United teenager Hannibal Mejbri in his 28-man squad for next month's Africa Cup of Nations. The 18-year-old, who has made... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Mondher Kebaier, Hannibal Mejbri, Africa Cup of Nations

Africa Cup of Nations: Tournament is being 'disrespected', says former England striker Ian Wright

THE Africa Cup of Nations is being "disrespected" by some negative media coverage, says former England and Arsenal striker Ian Wright. The 24-team competition begins on 9... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, Ian Wright

Africa Cup of Nations: Tournament is being 'disrespected', says former England striker Ian Wright

THE Africa Cup of Nations is being "disrespected" by some negative media coverage, says former England and Arsenal striker Ian Wright. The 24-team competition begins on 9... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations

Remi Babalola’s resigns as chairman of FBN Holdings

THE FBN Holdings Plc has officially notified the Nigerian Exchange Ltd and the investing public of the resignation of Remi Babalola, its Chairman and Non-Executive Director. This... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 292 times

Tags: Femi Otedola, Oba Otudeko, Remi Babalola, FBN Holdings Plc, Seye Kosoko, Central Bank of Nigeria, Ahmad Abdullahi, Africa Finance Corporation, AFC, FMDQ, NDIC, AMCON

AFCON 2021: FIFA okays 3 major recruits for Sierra Leone

SIERRA Leone Football Association, SLFA, has confirmed the authorization of FIFA for the selection of three players in the Sierra Leone squad ahead of the 2021... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Steven Caulker, Issa Kallon, Jonathan Morsay, SIERRA Leone Football Association, 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON,

Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp will not buy to replace Africa Cup of Nations trio

LIVERPOOL manager Jurgen Klopp says he will not attempt to replace Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Naby Keita in the transfer market when they go to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: LIVERPOOL, Jurgen Klopp, Africa Cup of Nations, Salah

Omicron, Delta drive 83% surge in COVID-19 cases in Africa – WHO

THE World Health Organisation, WHO, says 83 per cent surge in COVID-19 cases recorded during the past week in Africa is driven by Delta and Omicron... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, World Health Organisation, WHO, Delta and Omicron  variants

Digital Health Week: Strengthening Africa’s digital health ecosystem

LAST week, advocacy tank Speak Up Africa and the Baobab Institute convened digital health experts who discussed the challenges and opportunities of the digital age for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 221 times

Tags: Speak Up Africa, Baobab Institute, Pape Gaye

Vaccinations protect against Omicron – S/African scientists

THE new Omicron coronavirus variant is driving up infection figures in South Africa and is now increasingly spreading to older people, Health Minister Joe Phaahla, said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Omicron coronavirus variant, South Africa, scientists,

COVID-19 vaccines: India’s Serum institute let Africa down – Africa CDC

 THE Serum Institute of India, the world’s biggest vaccine maker, let Africa down by pulling out of talks to supply Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines, according to John... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: India Serum institute, Africa Centres for Disease Control,

Africa Cup of Nations: Which Premier League players might be going?

THE Africa Cup of Nations begins next month, with about 40 Premier League players set to miss several weeks of the season as they head to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 455 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, Premier League,

Regional CSOs call for urgent restructuring of ECOWAS, strategic partnerships

By Paul Ejime The networks of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in West Africa have ended their three-day consultations in Dakar, Senegal with a call for the reduction... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 292 times

Tags: Paul Ejime, ECOWAS Vision 2020, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in West Africa,

Three rules for marketing in the post-pandemic era

 THE COVID pandemic has changed the way businesses sell and market their products and services to customers, and there is likely no return to the old... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Dumisani Moyo, SAP Africa,

Netball Quad Series: England to play Australia, New Zealand and South Africa in January

ENGLAND will host Australia, New Zealand and South Africa in the Netball Quad Series in January. The four sides will play eight games between 15-19 January at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: ENGLAND, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Netball Quad Series

Morocco 2022 Race: Super Falcons set for 9-day training camp in Abuja

NINE-time African champions, Nigeria will set up a training camp in the Federal Capital, Abuja as from Monday, as part of preparations for the final round... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 155 times

Tags: Women Africa Cup of Nations, Super Falcons

#Realnews2021lecture Oil Industry key to Africa Free Trade Agreement- Exec Sec NCDMB

TECHNOLOGICAL advancements in the African oil and gas industry and proceeds from operations will play significant roles in industrializing the continent and actualizing the goals of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 267 times

Tags: #Realnews2021lecture, #RealNewsMagazine9thAnniversaryLecture, Africa Free Trade Agreement, Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote,

AB de Villiers: South Africa great retires from all forms of cricket

FORMER South Africa captain AB de Villiers has announced his retirement from cricket. Batter De Villiers, 37, retired from all forms of international cricket in 2018 but continued to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: AB de Villiers, South Africa,

Fifa to review Ghana vs South Africa World Cup qualifier after complaint

FIFA will review South Africa's defeat by Ghana in 2022 World Cup qualifying after the South Africa Football Association (Safa) made a complaint to the world... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: FIFA, Ghana, South Africa, World Cup

World Cup 2022: 'Robbed' South Africa seek replay of Ghana game

"ROBBED" South Africa are set to make a "formal complaint" about "questionable decisions" made by the match officials in Sunday's 1-0 defeat by Ghana, says their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: World Cup 2022, Ghana, South Africa

South Africa and Ghana set for World Cup qualifying showdown

GHANA and South Africa will go head-to-head in Cape Coast on Sunday for a place in next year's African World Cup play-offs. Mali sealed their place in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: GHANA, African World Cup, South Africa

Cricket: Team Nigeria ready for T20 World Cup Qualifiers, departs Friday, coach says

NIGERIA’S senior male cricket team has expressed optimism ahead of the T20 World Cup Africa Qualifiers starting on Wednesday, in Rwanda. The team is also expected to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: T20 World Cup Africa Qualifiers,

UK govt. urges Britons to leave Ethiopia amid military conflict

THE United Kingdom, UK, government has advised British nationals against all travel to Ethiopia over military clashes in the country. The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Abiy Ahmed, Tigray forces, FCDO, Africa Minister Vicky Ford,Oromo Liberation Army,

Irregular migration: Foundation calls on FG, others to create productive skills for youths

An NGO, Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF), has underscored the need for government at all levels to create productive engagement skills for youths to guard against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: , Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF), government, Migration Information Communication Campaign (MICC),

Africa Youth Day: Group wants youth programmes fast-tracked

A Nigerian youth leadership advocacy group, the Society for the Promotion of Ethical and Transparent Leadership (SPETLeadershipAfrica), on Monday reiterated the need to fast-track implementation of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 326 times

Tags: Eze Onyekachi, Africa Youth Day

Quinton de Kock: South Africa keeper sorry over refusal to take a knee and says he is not racist

SOUTH Africa's Quinton de Kock has apologised after refusing to take a knee and says he is "not a racist". The wicketkeeper-batsman made himself unavailable for the T20 World... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Quinton de Kock, SOUTH Africa, T20 World Cup

Algeria women footballers 'powerless' in Sudan after coup delays return home

ALGERIA'S women's national side say they are "powerless" in a Khartoum hotel as they wait to leave Sudan following Monday's coup in the country. The Algerians were scheduled to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: ALGERIA'S women, Sudan, Women's Africa Cup of Nations

South Africa keeper sorry over refusal to take a knee and says he is not racist

SOUTH Africa's Quinton de Kock has apologised after refusing to take a knee and says he is "not a racist". The wicketkeeper-batsman made himself unavailable for the T20 World... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 238 times

Tags: SOUTH Africa, Quinton de Kock, T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup: Quinton de Kock refuses to take knee and pulls out of West Indies game

WICKETKEEPER Quinton de Kock made himself unavailable for South Africa's T20 World Cup match against West Indies after refusing to take the knee. Cricket South Africa (CSA)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 198 times

Tags: T20 World Cup, Quinton de Kock, South Africa

Leverage AfCFTA to grow insurance sector, AIO president charges insurers

THE President, Africa Insurance Organisations (AIO), Mr Tope Smart, on Tuesday charged stakeholders in Africa’s insurance industry to leverage the opportunities offered by the Africa Continental... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Africa Insurance Organisations, Mr Tope Smart, Africa Continental Free Trade Area, NEM Insurance Plc,

Payment of liquidation dividends to depositors of failed banks ongoing – NDIC

THE Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) is currently settling the liquidation dividends of depositors of banks whose licenses were revoked by the Central Bank of Nigeria... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Mr Galadima Gana, Mr Bello Hassan, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, Deposit Money Banks,

Siya Kolisi: South Africa captain on childhood poverty, mental health, racism and his legacy

"IT went past being hungry; it was actually painful in your stomach. I could feel my intestines twisting in the middle of the night." South Africa's Rugby... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Siya Kolisi, Rugby World Cup, South Africa

Morocco 2022 Race: Kanu’s brace steers Super Falcons to two-goal lead over Black Queens

THE Super Falcons took a two-goal lead over Ghana’s Black Queens in their Women Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture thanks to a brace by Sweden... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Super Falcons, Ghana’s Black Queens, Women Africa Cup

AUC, AFRIMA appoint PWC to verify award votes 

IN line with its adherence to integrity and transparency, The African Union Commission and The International Committee of All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) have appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 188 times

Tags: All Africa Music Awards, Mike Dada, Olisa Adibua, Udochi Muogilim, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Femi Osinubi,

Cathy Smith of SAP Africa scores a Spot on the Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs of the Biggest & Most Complex Businesses in Africa

AFRICA.COM undertook a rigorous research project to identify the women who run the largest, most complex businesses on the African continent. The result of this extensive research undertaking... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 319 times

Tags: AFRICA.COM, SAP

Macfoy emerges WIMAfrica President

A leading seafarer, Mrs. Rollens Macfoy, has emerged the new President of Women in Maritime Africa (WIMAfrica), Nigeria Chapter. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Mrs. Rollens Macfoy, Women in Maritime Africa,

Meet Africa Code Week’s Youth Ambassador who is eager to spark, empower young African minds

Speaking to Victory Yinka-Banjo is like drinking a fizzy drink. She bubbles with ideas and confidence. Little wonder that this 17-year-old Nigerian was chosen to be... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Victory Yinka-Banjo, Africa Code Week, youth ambassador for Africa Code Week,

Digital Africa to address difficulties facing African start-ups, tech innovators

DIGITAL Africa says it aims to address difficulties facing African start-ups and tech innovators through early-stage funding and capacity building.   This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 226 times

Tags: Gregory Clemente, Digital Africa, Juan Michelena, Bosun Tijani, Stéphan-Eloise Gras,

Allianz Africa: MBA scholarships for African actors in sustainable development

ALLIANZ Africa’s commitment to the development of the continent takes a new stage, through Allianz’s “Next Generations Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurs; initiative. Indeed, Allianz is committed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: ALLIANZ Africa, ESMT Berlin school

24-year-old Nigerian builds a payment platform named PayDay

FAVOUR Ori, a 24-year-old Nigerian, builds the first of its kind global payment platform for Africans named PayDay which people generally refer to as the PayPal... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 198 times

Tags: Eke Eleanya, Perseus Mlambo, Kola Aina, Temi Awogboro, PayPal for Africa, AfCFTA, ‘Bosun Tijani, Favour Ori, PayDay, TalentQL (TechStars), Tupelo,

Bridging Africa’s digital, financial gaps is Airtel’s priority — Ogunsanya

AIRTEL Africa has said that part of its mission is to sustainably bridge the financial and digital divide eminent in some parts of Africa. The new Group... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: NGX, AIRTEL Africa

Best & Market Segment Report: Significant growth potential for Sub-Saharan Africa’s Reinsurers despite challenging operating conditions

FOR several years, the sub-Saharan Africa, SSA, reinsurance market, though limited in scale by global standards, has provided reinsurers with an opportunity for diversification and profitable... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 367 times

Tags: sub-Saharan Africa

Time for urgent action and funds to make water central to African climate policies.

CLIMATE Change threatens critical water supplies for Africa’s most vulnerable people. This is the central theme WaterAid regional programmes in Africa want to ensure delegates to Africa... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 503 times

Tags: Africa Climate Week

COVID-19: Group tasks CSOs to ensure accountability of $114.28m World Bank grant

AFRICA Health Budget Network (AHBN) has called on Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to ensure accountability for the US$114.28 million World Bank credit and grant given to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 246 times

Tags: CSOs, AFRICA Health Budget Network, COVID-19

Meet Africa’s New Generation of Health Innovators

THE ,International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations, IFPMA, and Speak Up Africa, have announced Conrad Tankou, CEO, GIC Space (Cameroon); John Mwangi, CEO, Daktari Media (Kenya) and Imodoye Abioro, CEO, Healthbotics (Nigeria) as the winners... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 912 times

Tags: IFPMA, Cameroon, Daktari Media, Africa Young Innovators for Health Award

COVID-19 variants prolong Africa’s pandemic wave

THE World Health Orgainsation  (WHO) says that weekly COVID-19 cases in Africa fell by more than 20 per cent, the sharpest seven-day decline in two months... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: World Health Organisation, WHO, COVID-19, Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa,

South Africa name final squad for Aisha Buhari Cup

BANYANA Banyana head coach, Desiree Ellis has named her final 18-woman squad for the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament taking place in Lagos, Nigeria 15th – 21st September... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: South Africa name final squad for Aisha Buhari Cup

AFBA Set to Celebrate Goodluck Jonathan, Sirleaf, Koroma, others in Niamey as they project accountable governance in Africa

Leading continental legal body and fierce advocates for good governance globally, the African Bar Association, AFBA is set again to raise the bar of accountable governance... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 224 times

Tags: AFBA Set to Celebrat Goodluck Jonathan, SIRLEAF, KOROMA, others in Niamey as they project accountable governance in Africa

Map reveals the colour palettes of Africa's favourite dishes

NIGERIA’S food colour palette is made up of warm tones such as red and yellow as well as green and beige. Their most popular lunchtime dishes are jollof... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Africa's favourite dishes,

AbdulRazaq launches 100 tricycles, as Kwara extends health insurance to operators

GOV. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, on Monday, inaugurated 100 tricycles to ease transportation challenges, stimulate macroeconomic activities and reduce poverty. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: AbdulRazaq launches 100 tricycles, as Kwara extends health insurance to operators

Zalgen awarded CEPI contract to provide Test Kits for largest ever Lassa Fever Study in West Africa

ZALGEN Labs LLC, Zalgen, a biotechnology and diagnostics company focused on preparedness for high impact, neglected infectious diseases, including Lassa Fever (LF), today announced its contract... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Zalgen awarded CEPI contract to provide Test Kits for largest ever Lassa Fever Study in West Africa

European Union pledges 74 million euro funding for AfCFTA to support small and medium enterprises, says AAASME Secretary General

ADDIS Ababa, 19 August 2021 (ECA) - The European Union (EU)has pledged 74 million euro to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to support small-medium... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 257 times

Tags: he European Union,African Continental Free Trade Area,All Africa Association for Small and Medium Enterprises,