Government, FKF Ensured Hosting 2018 CHAN Remained a Pipe Dream

[Nation] “We have the hotels, the road network, security, what we do not have are the stadiums.” Those are the words from Sports Principal Secretary Ambassador Kirimi Kaberia.

[Nation] "We have the hotels, the road network, security, what we do not have are the stadiums." Those are the words from Sports Principal Secretary Ambassador Kirimi Kaberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Embakasi East MP Spends Second Night in Police Cell

[Nation] Embakasi East MP Paul Ongili, also known as Babu Owino, spends a second night in police custody, as he awaits a ruling on Wednesday on whether he will be released on bail.

[Nation] Embakasi East MP Paul Ongili, also known as Babu Owino, spends a second night in police custody, as he awaits a ruling on Wednesday on whether he will be released on bail.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

FIFA 2018 WCQ – I’m Not Interested in Zambia Mind Games – Ighalo

[Vanguard] Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo is resisting the temptation of playing mind games ahead of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia October 7 in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

[Vanguard] Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo is resisting the temptation of playing mind games ahead of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia October 7 in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Independence Day – CAN Urges Churches to Pray for Nigeria

[Leadership] Abuja -The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has directed all churches and Christian faithfuls in the country to dedicate October 1, 2017 which marks the nation independence day as a ‘Day of Prayers for the Salvation…

[Leadership] Abuja -The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has directed all churches and Christian faithfuls in the country to dedicate October 1, 2017 which marks the nation independence day as a 'Day of Prayers for the Salvation of the Nation.'

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

INEC Officials Storm NASS to Serve Melaye Recall Notice

[Leadership] Abuja -Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday stormed the National Assembly complex with a bag full of petitions to serve as notice of recall on the embattled Senator represent Kogi West senatorial dist…

[Leadership] Abuja -Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday stormed the National Assembly complex with a bag full of petitions to serve as notice of recall on the embattled Senator represent Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Many ‘Defeats’ of Boko Haram

[Africa Check] At the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly thanked the king of Jordan for donating military hardware to his country to fight Boko Haram —  the insurgent group whose violent campaign started in 2009.  For the same reason, he is also said to have thanked US President Donald Trump for selling long sought after military aircraft to Nigeria.

[Africa Check] At the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly thanked the king of Jordan for donating military hardware to his country to fight Boko Haram --  the insurgent group whose violent campaign started in 2009.  For the same reason, he is also said to have thanked US President Donald Trump for selling long sought after military aircraft to Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria