Tag "Togo"

    ‘You cannot cheat Nigeria’ — TCN asks Togo, Benin to pay $9m electricity bills

‘You cannot cheat Nigeria’ — TCN asks Togo, Benin to pay $9m electricity bills

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has asked its international electricity customers to pay $9 million outstanding power bills.Speaking in Abuja, Usman Mohammed, managing director of TCN, said these countries will not be allowed to cheat Nigeria.Nigeria supplies electricity to Niger, Togo, and Republic of BeninMohammed, who is also the chairman of West African Power Pool (WAAP), said the [...]

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    INFOGRAPHICS: Thailand’s rice export to Nigeria’s neighbours drops

INFOGRAPHICS: Thailand’s rice export to Nigeria’s neighbours drops

Rice export from Thailand to countries that share borders with Nigeria has recorded a decline from 2018 levels.TheCable's analysis of the data provided on the Thai Rice Exporters Association website shows that Cameroon is the only exception.Closure of Nigeria's land borders might have contributed to this drop because of previous unbridled rice smuggling into the country.Nigeria's rice importation from the [...]

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Home-based Eagles fail to fly above Hawks to qualify for 2020 CHAN

Sikiru Alimi's brace was not enough to earn the home-based Super Eagles a place in the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN).The Imama Amapakabo's boys fell 1-4 in the first leg played forth night ago in Lome.All the Eagles B needed to have overturned the heavy defeat was for the team to score three unreplied goals at the Agege stadium in [...]

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    WAFU Cup: Togo’s Hawks prey on Eagles, claim superiority with two goals

WAFU Cup: Togo’s Hawks prey on Eagles, claim superiority with two goals

Togo showed superiority over Nigeria for the second time in seven days with a 2-1 victory at the WAFU Cup on Sunday.The Hawks had clipped the wings of the Eagles with 4-1 scoresheet in the first leg of the African Nations Championship qualifier in Lome.With revenge at the back of their mind, the Imama Amapakabo-managed team crumbled in Senegal.Adjahli Kossi [...]

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    Stop attacking our citizens, FG warns Ghana, Togo

Stop attacking our citizens, FG warns Ghana, Togo

The federal government has issued a warning to Ghana and Togo to stop attacking Nigerians in the countries.Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), made this known while addressing journalists after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja.She said the warning became necessary following the recent attacks on Nigerians residing there.Dabiri-Erewa called on [...]

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    WAFU Cup: Falcons to face Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso

WAFU Cup: Falcons to face Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso

Nigeria, champions of Africa, will battle it out with Burkina Faso, Niger Republic and Mali in the group phase of this year’s WAFU B Women’s tournament.The 2019 WAFU Cup will take place between May 8-18 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.The Super Falcons are placed in Group B for the regional championship while Cote d’Ivoire, the host nation, have been drawn against Togo, [...]

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    PDP governor to accompany Buhari to Togo

PDP governor to accompany Buhari to Togo

Ben Ayade, governor of Cross River state, is in the delegation of President Muhammadu Buhari to two high-level meetings in Lome, Republic of Togo.Ayade was elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In a statement on Saturday, Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, said Buhari would be attending the joint Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)/Economic Community of Central African [...]

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    WAFU Women’s Cup: Falcons handed tricky draw

WAFU Women’s Cup: Falcons handed tricky draw

Ahead of the 2018 WAFU Women's Cup, Nigeria have been drawn in the same group as Senegal, Benin Republic, and Togo.The Super Falcons will have to win the group or come second to book a ticket to the semi-finals of the maiden edition of WAFU.Hosts Ivory Coast are drawn in Group A alongside Ghana, Niger Republic, and Burkina Faso.The draw for the [...]

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    Niger, Cote d’Ivoire ‘better in governance’ than Nigeria

Niger, Cote d’Ivoire ‘better in governance’ than Nigeria

Nigeria has been ranked the 35th out of 54 African countries in governance, according to Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) 2017 report by the MO Ibrahim Foundation.The report, released on Monday in Dakar, Senegal, scored Nigeria at 48.1 out of a possible 100.0, a score lower than the African average of 50.8 and the West African regional average of [...]

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    Obasanjo asks Togolese president to step down

Obasanjo asks Togolese president to step down

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has weighed into the ongoing crisis in Togo, urging President Faure Gnassingbe to step down “unless he has something new” to offer to the citizens.Over the past three days, the opposition in the country has staged protests to demand the resignation of the president who has spent 12 years in power.He succeeded his father who led [...]

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    Home-based Eagles to play CHAN qualifier in Kano

Home-based Eagles to play CHAN qualifier in Kano

Nigeria’s home based Super Eagles will camp for their fifth African Nations Championship qualifier in Kano.The players are expected to face the winner of the playoff game between Benin Republic or Togo.Sanusi, NFF secretary general, on Wednesday said the Kano state government has given approval for the camping, which will start on Monday, July 24."The administration of Governor Umar Ganduje has [...]

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    Super Eagles thrash Togo 3-0 ahead of S’Africa clash

Super Eagles thrash Togo 3-0 ahead of S’Africa clash

Super Eagles continued their dominance over Hawks of Togo with an emphatic 3-0 win in an international friendly on Thursday.A brace from Ahmed Musa and another goal from Kelechi Iheanacho completed the rout as Gernot Rohr's unbeaten run persists.The tune up match in Paris didn't really ruffle the feathers of the Eagles as they dominated from the blast of the [...]

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    Super Eagles seek to continue dominance over Sparrow Hawks

Super Eagles seek to continue dominance over Sparrow Hawks

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Thursday face the Sparrow Hawks of Togo in an international friendly in Paris.The Nigerian team drew 1-1 with Corsica in the first friendly match in preparation for the AFCON 2019 qualifier against South Africa and the FIFA world cup qualifier against African champions, Cameroon.In sixteen meetings, the Eagles have won six times, drawn [...]

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    Echiejile, Alampasu, NPFL stars arrive Corsica for Eagles friendly

Echiejile, Alampasu, NPFL stars arrive Corsica for Eagles friendly

Twelve of the invited twenty-five Super Eagles players have arrived Corsica ahead of Friday's friendly against Togo.The official Twitter handle of the team announced on Wednesday and that the Eagles will be camped at Best Western Hotel, Ajaccio Amiraute, France."We have arrived safely in Corsica.We are camped at Best Western Hotel, Ajaccio Amiraute," read the tweet.https://twitter.com/NGSuperEagles/status/867084802930954240Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Stephen Odey, Sikiru [...]

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    NFF backtracks, says Eagles will play Togo in France

NFF backtracks, says Eagles will play Togo in France

The Nigeria Football Federation has said that the Super Eagles will play two international friendly matches against Corsica and Togo.The NFF had earlier told TheCable that the Eagles will only play Corsica and immediately return to Nigeria.Ademola Olajire, Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) media director, had also noted that the Eagles will not converge for a training camp in France."The Eagles will play [...]

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    Togo to hold first maritime security summit in Africa

Togo to hold first maritime security summit in Africa

The first summit on maritime security in Africa will hold in Lome, capital of Togo in October.The summit is to be hosted by the Togolese President, Faure Gnassingbe.Faced with certain acts of banditry; including piracy, illegal fishing and dumping of toxic waste in the water, Gnassingbe acknowledged the need for countries to unite to stop factors hindering the development [...]

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