Niger Forces Kill 57 Members Of Boko Haram: Defence Ministry

Niger Military Killed Boko Haram Members Niger security forces killed 57 members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram who attacked a village in the southeastern Diffa region overnight, the defence ministry said in a statement. The ministry said fifteen soldiers and two civilians were wounded during the attack by heavily armed men in Gueskerou village,…

FIFA RANKING: Super Eagles rise to 5th in Africa, 40th in the world

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up one place from 41st to 40th position in the latest Coca-Cola/FIFA world rankings released on Thursday on Fifa website. The Eagles, who played only one international friendly last month against the Teranga Lions of Senegal, were seventh in Africa in the previous rankings, but have now risen to fifth…

Boko Haram vows to invade Cameroon, behead President Biya [VIDEO]

Boko Haram has released new video threatening to behead Cameroon President Paul Biya. “I would behead you Paul Biya, it’s me that would behead you with the left hand, be ready,” a Boko Haram commander said in French displaying Biya’s picture in a news magazine. The man later drops the magazine and crushes Biya’s face…

Nigerian Refugees Forcefully Returned From Cameroon

Sadiya U. Farouk: The National Commission For Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons has Condemned the forceful return of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon which is against international laws. The Federal Commissioner,Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouq,in a statement,said it is unfortunate that Cameroon has continued forceful return of Nigerian refugees even after signing the Tripartite agreement with…

Cameroon forcefully deported 2,600 Nigerians in 10 weeks – UN

United Nations Refugee Agency on Tuesday said over 2,600 refugees have been forcefully returned back to Nigeria in 2017. The UNHCR said these forceful returns have continued unabated after the governments of Nigeria and Cameroon signed a tripartite agreement with UNHCR. A statement from the UNHCR spokesperson, Babar Baloch, said Cameroonian troops returned refugees against…

Cameroon’s Joel Matip retires from international football

Cameroonian defender Joel Matip has announced he is done with playing on the international scene with the reigning African Champions, the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon. Matip, who plays for English Premier league side Liverpool, said in an interview with MailSport few days ago: “It’s done now and I’m looking to the future. “I only wanted…

Get Eagles World Cup ticket or go, NFF reminds Rohr of his mandate

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) will not extend the contract of Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr if he fails to qualify the team for the Russia 2018 World Cup. The German Technician, who has coached Gabon, Niger Republic and Burkina Faso, signed a two–year contract with the Glass House in August last year and…

FIFA RANKING: Nigeria maintain 41st spot; Egypt, Cameroon make moves

In the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking released Thursday, the Super Eagles of Nigeria retained their 41st position as the Pharaohs of Egypt and Indomitable Lions of Cameroon made progress. In Africa, the Super Eagles also did not make any movement as they remained seventh. The rankings which was published on FIFA’s official website saw the…