Govt Moves to Encourge Grassroots Sports Devt

[Vanguard] In the effort to encourage grassroots development, the Federal Government through the National Lottery Trust Fund has provided assorted types of sports equipments to 49 public primary schools in Abia State.

[Vanguard] In the effort to encourage grassroots development, the Federal Government through the National Lottery Trust Fund has provided assorted types of sports equipments to 49 public primary schools in Abia State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South Africa, Not Cameroon, My Main Focus Now – Rohr

[Vanguard] After his return from the recently concluded AFCON tournament in Gabon, where he worked as a television pundit for a France-based television station, Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr has been speaking on the growth of African football, Cameroon’s …

[Vanguard] After his return from the recently concluded AFCON tournament in Gabon, where he worked as a television pundit for a France-based television station, Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr has been speaking on the growth of African football, Cameroon's emergence as African champions, Super Eagles' 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers and more. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gambia to Rejoin Commonwealth, ICC

[Deutsche Welle] President Adama Barrow made the announcement during a visit from British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. The move is intended to repair damage done to the country’s foriegn relations under former leader Yahya Jammeh.

[Deutsche Welle] President Adama Barrow made the announcement during a visit from British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. The move is intended to repair damage done to the country's foriegn relations under former leader Yahya Jammeh.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Clashes Leave Over 100 Dead

[Deutsche Welle] Security forces are reported to have fired indiscriminately on militia members in central Congo. A recent surge in violence comes as fears the DRC may descend into civil war continue to grow.

[Deutsche Welle] Security forces are reported to have fired indiscriminately on militia members in central Congo. A recent surge in violence comes as fears the DRC may descend into civil war continue to grow.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Anglophone Activists Go On Trial in Cameroon

[Deutsche Welle] The trial has begun of three activists on charges branded by a defense lawyer as “hyper-political.” They relate to protests in the English-speaking regions over the marginalization by the majority Francophones.

[Deutsche Welle] The trial has begun of three activists on charges branded by a defense lawyer as "hyper-political." They relate to protests in the English-speaking regions over the marginalization by the majority Francophones.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Stealing of Majek Fashek’s Song – Timi Dakolo Battles to Save His Name

[Vanguard] Following the story we published on Monday, in which Majek Fashek’s management threatened to slam a N100 million lawsuit against Timi Dakolo for copyright infringement when he did a remake of ‘Send Down The Rain,’the latter has presented a p…

[Vanguard] Following the story we published on Monday, in which Majek Fashek's management threatened to slam a N100 million lawsuit against Timi Dakolo for copyright infringement when he did a remake of 'Send Down The Rain,'the latter has presented a proof of payment to put the records straight.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Physically Challenged Visits Onitsha Military Cantonment, Reconciles With Army

[Vanguard] For Mr. Chijioke Uraku, a physically challenged young man from Ikwo, in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State who was physically assaulted by two military Police officers along New Market Road Onitsha, Tuesday, February 6 and Friday, Fe…

[Vanguard] For Mr. Chijioke Uraku, a physically challenged young man from Ikwo, in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State who was physically assaulted by two military Police officers along New Market Road Onitsha, Tuesday, February 6 and Friday, February 10, 2017 will remain evergreen in the memory.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Loses $100 Billion Revenue to Pipelines Sabotage – Kachikwu

[Vanguard] Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday, said the Federal Government lost about $100 billion revenue last year to incessant attacks on oil facilities by militants in the Niger Delta.

[Vanguard] Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday, said the Federal Government lost about $100 billion revenue last year to incessant attacks on oil facilities by militants in the Niger Delta.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria