Wednesday, April 10, 2019

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    Want to see a FIFA World Cup trophy? Be in Abuja on Thursday

Want to see a FIFA World Cup trophy? Be in Abuja on Thursday

The FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy is expected to arrive the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Nigerian on Thursday.The Women’s World Cup trophy’s stop-over is coming 13 months after the FIFA World Cup trophy (for men) which also made a stop in Nigeria ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.World football –governing body, FIFA has informed the [...]

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    Court fines FG for deporting Cameroonian separatist leaders

Court fines FG for deporting Cameroonian separatist leaders

The federal high court sitting in Abuja has declared illegal and unconstitutional the deportation of 47 Cameroonians from Nigeria in January, 2018.At its sitting on Friday, Azanwuli Chikere, a member of the panel which heard the case, said the federal government lacks the power to deport refugees and asylum seekers from Nigeria.The government had deported the Cameroonians back to their [...]

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    UN: 35,000 displaced Nigerians are in Cameroon

UN: 35,000 displaced Nigerians are in Cameroon

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) says 35, 000 people displaced by Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast are now safe in neighboring Cameroon.In January, thousands fled Rann in Borno state to Cameroon after the insurgents repeatedly attacked the town.In a statement on Saturday, UNHCR said the people are now safe but the commission raised worries over those [...]

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    Obasanjo ceded Bakassi to Cameroon because of Nobel prize, says Oshiomhole

Obasanjo ceded Bakassi to Cameroon because of Nobel prize, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused former president Olusegun Obasanjo of ceding Bakassi to Cameroon for selfish reasons.The former Edo governor said Obasanjo had his sight set on winning the Nobel peace prize, hence the decision to "hand over" the former part of Nigeria to its West African neighbour.Historically, Nigeria conceded Bakassi to Cameroon [...]

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    CAF Awards: Again, Salah is crowned king of Africa

CAF Awards: Again, Salah is crowned king of Africa

Egypt's Mohamed Salah has been crowned the 2018 Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year.He beat his Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane and 2015 winner, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, to the gong.The winners were unveiled at the awards gala on Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal.Banyana Banyana's Christina Thembi Kgatlana won women's player of the year ahead of Super Falcons duo of Asisat [...]

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    Super Falcons to lock horns with France, Norway at Women’s World Cup

Super Falcons to lock horns with France, Norway at Women’s World Cup

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have been drawn against host nation, France, as well as Korea Republic and Norway in Group A of the FIFA Women’s World Cup.The draw ceremony was held in Paris on Saturday.World Cup debutant, South Africa, are in Group B alongside Germany, China and Spain.Africa's third representative at the mundial, Cameroon, are in Group E against [...]

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    CAF strips Cameroon of AFCON 2019 hosting rights

CAF strips Cameroon of AFCON 2019 hosting rights

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has stripped Cameroon of the hosting rights for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.The continental body made the decision at its extraordinary executive committee meeting in Accra, Ghana on Friday.Owing to the development, CAF has called on countries interested in hosting the tournament to submit their official bids before the end of December.The statement [...]

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    Oluehi the heroine as Ngozi fly Falcons to AWCON final

Oluehi the heroine as Ngozi fly Falcons to AWCON final

Rivers Angels shot stopper Tochukwu Oluehi was the heroine for the night as the Super Falcons of Nigeria defeated Cameroon in Accra, Ghana.The Falcons won 4-2 on penalties to qualify for the final of the 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) on Tuesday night.Oluehi saved one kick in the shootouts after the game was not decided after the 120 [...]

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    Dennerby: Why Super Falcons must win AWCON semi-final

Dennerby: Why Super Falcons must win AWCON semi-final

The Super Falcons expect nothing less than a victory from Tuesday’s semi-final clash with Cameroon, according to head coach Thomas Dennerby.The victory will guarantee a place in the final of the Women's Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and will also earn Super Falcons a slot at the 2019 World Cup.Speaking at the pre-match conference on Monday, Dennerby said: "Victory and World [...]

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    79 students abducted in Cameroon regain freedom

79 students abducted in Cameroon regain freedom

All the 79 students abducted from Presbyterian Secondary School in Bamenda, Cameroon, have been freed.Samuel Fonki, a minister of the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon, confirmed their release on Wednesday.The students were kidnapped on Monday along with their principal, a teacher and a driver.“Praise God, 78 children and the driver have been released. The principal and one teacher are still with [...]

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    Falcons to face S’Africa, Kenya, Zambia in 2018 AWCON

Falcons to face S’Africa, Kenya, Zambia in 2018 AWCON

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have been drawn against South Africa in the Women's Africa Cup of Nations 2018.The current title holders will also face  Zambia and Kenya in Group B.Host nation Ghana will have Cameroon, Algeria and Mali to contend with in Group A.The tournament will take place in the Ghanaian cities of Accra and Cape Coast from November [...]

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    Seedorf appointed coach of Cameroon

Seedorf appointed coach of Cameroon

Former Dutch midfielder Clarence Seedorf has been unveiled as the new coach of Cameroon.The former AC Milan and Real Madrid player will be assisted by former teammate and fellow Dutch Patrick Kluivert.The duo's appointment was announced after talks with former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson failed to fall through.Seedorf takes over from the Belgian Hugo Broos, who led the side to [...]

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    Rohr confirms Moses Simon out of World Cup

Rohr confirms Moses Simon out of World Cup

Gernot Rohr has confirmed that Simon Moses will not be on the Super Eagles train to the World Cup in Russia.Rohr disclosed this on Sunday after the team's closed-door training in Port Harcourt, Rivers state."Yes, the situation is that he has an injury and the medical staff said he will bob out for like three or four weeks," the coach [...]

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    UN to Cameroon: Stop turning back Nigerian refugees fleeing from Boko Haram

UN to Cameroon: Stop turning back Nigerian refugees fleeing from Boko Haram

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Cameroonian authorities not to send Nigerian refugees back to the Boko Haram violence they fled from.Nigerian refugees and asylum-seekers who fled Boko Haram violence have been “forced” to return to the country, despite previous warnings against such.At least 385 Nigerians refugees and asylum-seekers had been “forcibly returned” from Cameroon since [...]

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    Uruguay 2018: Cameroon qualify at Nigeria’s expense

Uruguay 2018: Cameroon qualify at Nigeria’s expense

Cameroon women's football team have booked their place at the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup at the expense of Nigeria.The hosts played out a 1-1 draw with the Flamingoes at the Ahmaduo Ahidjo Stadium, Yaounde, capital of Cameroon, on Sunday.The first leg in Benin City ended 2-2.The young Lionesses qualified on away goal rule with an aggregate of 3-3.Nigeria [...]

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    Senate summons defence minister over Cameroonian troops’ ‘incursion’ into Nigeria

Senate summons defence minister over Cameroonian troops’ ‘incursion’ into Nigeria

The senate has summoned Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, over the alleged incursion of the Cameroonian army into Nigeria.The resolution of the senate was sequel to a motion sponsored by John Enoh, senator representing Cross River central, and two other lawmakers.Enoh said on January 25, more than 80 Cameroonian soldiers allegedly crossed the border of the Danare-Daddi/Danare-Bodom axis and abducted [...]

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