Wednesday, 29th November 2023


2 Nov
One year after a deal was signed to end the war in Ethiopia's Tigray region, there were calls Thursday for more to be done to protect civilians and ensure justice for victims of atrocities.
1 Nov
Super Falcons’ Captain, Rasheedat Ajibade, scored twice as Nigeria strolled to a 4-0 defeat of Ethiopia in the second leg of their second-round tie of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games African qualifying series.
30 Oct
Ethiopia’s senior women national football team, also known as Lucy, arrived in Abuja, yesterday, ahead of their Paris 2024 Olympic qualifier against Nigeria’s Super Falcons. The teams played a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the qualifier in Addis Ababa last week and will meet again tomorrow to decide who plays either Cameroun or…
26 Oct
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed insisted Thursday that Ethiopia would not pursue its interests "through war" after previous remarks about seeking access to the Red Sea raised regional concerns.
24 Oct
Randy Waldrum will not be in charge of the Super Falcons when they take on Ethiopia in the second round, first leg of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games qualifiers on Wednesday.
24 Oct
Midfielder Esther Onyenezide, who impressed at last year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup finals in Costa Rica as Nigeria reached the quarterfinals, has been drafted to take the place of 2023 FIFA World Cup star, Halimatu Ayinde in Nigeria’s squad for the 2024 Women Olympic Football Tournament fixture against Ethiopia’s senior national team.
23 Oct
The quartet of Gift Monday, Halimatu Ayinde, Christy Uchiebe and Regina Otu are doubtful for the second round Paris 2024 Olympic Games qualifiers between Nigeria’s Super Falcons and Ethiopia.
9 Oct
The Super Falcons duo of Ashley Plumptre and Onome Ebi will play no part in the 2024 Olympic qualifiers against Ethiopia after being dropped by the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF). The NFF on Monday revealed the list of players called up for the games against Ethiopia with the likes of goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie and forward…
26 Sep
An Ethiopian opposition leader has been arrested in the capital Addis Ababa and his home and office searched, his party said on Tuesday.
22 Sep
A US government contractor who worked at the State and Justice departments has been arrested on charges of spying, reportedly for Ethiopia.
27 Aug
Egypt announced on Sunday that negotiations had resumed over Ethiopia's controversial mega-dam, after agreeing last month to reach a deal following years of tensions between the two countries.
22 Aug
Ethiopia will launch a joint investigation with Saudi Arabia into a Human Rights Watch report accusing the kingdom's border guards of killing hundreds of Ethiopian migrants, the foreign ministry said Tuesday. "The Government of Ethiopia will promptly investigate the incident in tandem with the Saudi Authorities," the ministry said on X, formerly Twitter, a day…


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Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership and Peace Keeping Centre (MILAILPKC), with support from the Government of Japan, UNDP and the Nigerian Army, has organised a two-week course, titled Anti-Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea ....
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The Nigeria Customs Service, Niger/Kogi Command, yesterday, said it has recorded seizures and detention of 11 exotic vehicles. The Customs Area Controller, Niger/Kogi Command, Busayo Oluwalagbemiga, disclosed this during a press briefing at the command headquarters in Minna.
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OPERATIVES of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), have arrested two private vehicles owners for flouting traffic laws at Iyana-Oworo.     The arrest was in response to series of complaints by motoring public on regular traffic gridlocks every evening from University of Lagos waterfront on Third Mainland Bridge, up to inward Iyana-Oworo axis    Acting…
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Progressive League of Youth Voters (PLYV) has decried the do-or-die politics by a section of the political elite in Kano State. The group, led by Audu Shuaibu, called on security agencies to come to the aid of Kano residents...
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But above all, believe it, the sweetest Canticle is, Nunc dimittis, when a man hath obtained worthy ends and expectations. Francis Bacon, Of Death On July 18, 2013, at 82, he publicly asked God to spare his life for five or possibly more years...
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About eight suspected armed bandits have reportedly killed a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Sunday Okoebor, in the early hours of yesterday in Koka area of Asaba, Delta State.
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Plans are underway by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Nigerian Employers Consultative Association (NECA) and International Labour Organisation (ILO) to adopt a study that will aid advocacy for migrant workers in the country.
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Airtel has assured Nigerians of better 5G offerings and improved mobile money service through its Smartcash PSB. Speaking in Lagos, during a media interaction, Head of B2B Sales, Smartcash PSB, Judith Osiobe, said the service is to ensure financial inclusion on a global scale.
14 mins ago
The Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Her Excellency Hajia Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe, has described the recently held Kaduna Career Fair as a catalyst for change as it signifies a collaborative effort between the public and private sectors ...
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As part of activities to celebrate and strengthen Franco-Nigerian business ties, the French-Nigerian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), held its yearly French Week