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Latest FIFA Rankings for African countries

Latest FIFA Rankings for African countries The following are the latest FIFA rankings for African countries, published in Zurich, Switzerland, on Thursday. World ranking   African ranking   Countries 22                              1                               Senegal 26                              2                              Tunisia 32                              3                              Nigeria 33                              4                              Algeria 34                              5                              Morocco 46                              6                              Egypt 49                              7                              Ghana 55                              8                              Cameroon 57                              9                              Mali 59                              10                              C d’Ivoire 60                              11                              Burkina Faso 61                              12                              DR Congo 72                              13                              Guinea 73                              14                              Cabo Verde 75                              15                              South Africa 82                              16                              Benin 84                              17                              Uganda 87                              18                              Zambia 88                              19                              Gabon 94                              20                              Congo 100                              21                              Madagascar 101                              22                              Mauritania 102                              23                              Kenya 107                              24                              Zimbabwe 108                              25                              Guinea-Bissau […]

Diezani forfeits jewellery, houses worth N47.6bn

Diezani Alison-Madueke By Femi Ogunshola Former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke forfeited assets worth N47.6 billion to the Federal Government. The EFCC Chairman, Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa, who made this known today said the jewellery component of the assets was worth N14.6 billion. Bawa disclosed the figures before the House of Representatives adhoc committee investigating the […]

Chinese man, Marra Thai, Nasarawa official, policemen arrested over theft of rail tracks, sleepers

Chinese man , Marra Thai, (middle)and other suspects arrested for theft of rail tracks and rail sleepers By Abankula, with agency reports A Chinese national, Marra Thai and an aide of Gov. Abdullahi Sule were among the 15 people arrested for theft of rail tracks and rail sleepers in Nasarawa state. Governor Sule’s aide was […]

Imo, IPOB disagree over May 31 sit-at-home order

Amid the insistence of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) that its May 31, 2021, sit-at-home order would hold across the five states of the South East, the Imo Government, yesterday, asked residents to go about their activities without fear. The Governor Hope Uzodimma administration said it had finalised arrangements with security operatives to contain […]

Nigerians to pay more for imported vehicles from June 1

Hike in terminal handling charges move businesses to neighbouring countries • Dealers lament rising cost, low patronage for used vehicles • This is a ploy to discourage vehicles importation, stakeholders allege Beginning from June 1, 2021, Nigerians with a low budget would be unable to purchase cars while those with a high budget will pay […]

Army, DSS shoot seven ESN members dead, arrest five in Rivers

Army, DSS shoot seven ESN members dead, arrest five in Rivers Suspected ESN members arrested By Okafor Ofiebor, Port Harcourt The Nigerian army says it has carried out joint clearance operation with the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and killed seven operatives of the Eastern Security […]

20 Generals may go as Buhari appoints Farouk Yahaya as new COAS

20 Generals may go as Buhari appoints Farouk Yahaya as new COAS …His appointment as Regular Course 37 officer wipes out Course 35, 36 intakes By Kingsley Omonobi President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday appointed Major-General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff, with about 20 Generals of Regular Course 35 and 36 expected to […]

Vigilante member allegedly kill US based businessman

The Rivers State Police Command has paraded a member of Abia State vigilante group, Okorie Chukwuma, for allegedly killing his boss, Mr. Eyinaya Ogbonna. The Guardian gathered that the deceased, a businessman based in the United States of America, had returned home to invest in Nigeria and was building a gas station. He was said […]

Another Northerner: Buhari appoints Major General Farouk Yahaya new Army Chief of Staff (Will Buhari ever appoint a Christian Army Chief of Staff?)

New chief of army staff Major General Farouk Yahaya By Abankula Major General Farouk Yahaya has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as the new Chief of Army Staff. Yahaya succeeds Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, who died last Friday in an Air Force plane crash.. Yahaya’ s appointment was announced today by Brigadier General Onyema […]

Senate consider proposal to create Sharia Courts in Southwest

A group known as the Muslim Congress has submitted a memo to the Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution, proposing the implementation of Sharia in the southwest region. The Islamic religious law is implemented in Muslim-majority states in the Northern region, despite the constitutional provision that states be secular. Sharia is alien […]

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