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Ethiopians Storm Russian Embassy To Enlist For War
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Ethiopians Storm Russian Embassy To Enlist For War

Dozens of young Ethiopians continue to gather at the Russian embassy in the capital, Addis Ababa, on Tuesday following rumours of soldiers being recruited to fight in the war in Ukraine. But the embassy’s spokeswoman, Maria Chernukhina, said no recruitment was being carried out in Ethiopia. She said the crowd was showing solidarity with Russia. "We have a lot of visitors to the embassy in order to express support for Russia," she told the BBC. "Some of them are telling us they are willing to help in any way they can. But we are not a recruitment agency," Ms Chernukhina added. Read Also: Drunk Soldiers Kill 15 in DR Congo Many of the Ethiopians at the embassy were seen carrying their personal documents. A young man waiting at the entrance told the BBC that he's loo...
25 Nigerien Migrants Dumped in the Desert by Smugglers
Human Rights, News, Niger, Safety, Security, United Nations, Youths

25 Nigerien Migrants Dumped in the Desert by Smugglers

At least twenty-five Niger migrants consisting of women and children have been rescued in the northern Niger desert after they were dumped by their driver. This was disclosed by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in a statement issued on Tuesday. The migrants were rescued "last weekend in the Sahara desert by (teams of) IOM and the Directorate of Civil Protection of Niger," said the UN agency in a Facebook post. Nigerien Migrants Left in the Desert The survivors, whose destination was not specified, "remained without food and water for three days" before being found, said the IOM. Rescue operations for migrants are frequent in the hostile Nigerien desert, mainly in areas close to Libya. Many West African migrants try to cross through Libya to reach the Me...
Ghana Vs Nigeria WCQ End in a Draw as Aina, Uzoho shine
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Ghana Vs Nigeria WCQ End in a Draw as Aina, Uzoho shine

The Super Eagles on Friday held the Black stars of Ghana to a goalless draw. The match which held in Kumasi stadium had both sides waste a few chances in front of goal. Super Eagles goalie Francis Uzoho pulled off an amazing show after stopping shots from Crystal Palace forward Jordan Ayew in the first half. Torino defender Ola Aina also had an impressive performance in the game. See Also: Super Eagles Open Camp With Six Players The return leg will be played on 29th March in Abuja. The winner of the match will join other African contingents at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Source: Pulse News
2023: Youths Pledge To Purchase Presidential Nomination Form For Tinubu
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2023: Youths Pledge To Purchase Presidential Nomination Form For Tinubu

A group of youths under the aegis of ‘Nigerian Youths for Tinubu’ has pledged to purchase the presidential nomination form for the National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC and former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Speaking during a press conference in Lagos, Convener of the group, Mr. Idris Aregbe said that Nigeria needs a trusted and reliable visionary, who feels the pain and anguish of the people and is capable of making life better for the general public. Bola Tinubu “I don’t think there is any as qualified as Tinubu today. He is a progressive, unifier, visionary and compassionate leader, a goal-getter, detribalized Nigerian, human capital developer, a man who painstakingly listens to the people and is listened to. That is why we are behind him and rea...
Super Eagles Open Camp With Six Players
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Super Eagles Open Camp With Six Players

The three-time African champions are getting ready to face the Black Stars in a crucial fixture that will take place in Kumasi on Friday. Nigeria have opened their camp for the crucial 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifying match against Ghana with six players on Monday. Assistant captain and Watford's William Troost-Ekong leads the early arrivals alongside Rangers centre-back Leon Balogun, West Bromwich Albion's Semi Ajayi, Torino right-back Ola Aina, Brentford's Frank Onyeka and Al Hilal striker Odion Ighalo. With six players in camp, Austin Eguavoen will wait for the remaining 19 players to join the team's base in Abuja at the earliest possible time. Nigeria and Ghana will rekindle their rivalry with the first-leg fixture billed for Baba Yara Sports Stadium on March 25, before ...
Expect End SARS-like Protest – PDP Warns Buhari Govt
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Expect End SARS-like Protest – PDP Warns Buhari Govt

The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has warned the President Muhammadu Buhari government that it may experience another nationwide protest in form of the End SARS. The party said the protest may happen following the All Progressives Congress-led government’s inability to address the lingering fuel scarcity in the country. The PDP noted that the fuel problem in the country has doubled the hardship already being by Nigerians under the President Buhari government. The party said the government and the ruling party must not forget that there is a limit to what the citizens can bear, describing the current administration as arrogant, inhumane, unconcerned and insensitive. This was contained in.a statement issued by its spokesman, Debo Ologunagba, where the main o...
Viral Video: NYSC Reacts To Corpers’ Erotic Dance At Orientation Camp
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Viral Video: NYSC Reacts To Corpers’ Erotic Dance At Orientation Camp

The National Youth Service Corps has faulted corpers seen dancing in a viral video at a yet-to-be identified orientation camp. In the video, one female corper was seen giving a lap dance to a male counterpart. The video, which attracted condemnations from Nigerians, also showed the corpers engaging in an erotic dance. A male corper was also seen hitting his organ against the female’s own, with a corper heard saying, “give am well“. “The general impression of NYSC camp is now a prostitution centre,” Clement Adogwa said while commenting on the Facebook video. Olamide Asiru said, “If the officials could do nothing about this, then I wonder where our Nigeria is ongoing.” Reacting, NYSC in a statement by itsDeputy Director, Press and Public Relations, Emeka Mgbemena, said...
Nigerians Have Turned Super Eagles To Tribal War – Umar Sadiq
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Nigerians Have Turned Super Eagles To Tribal War – Umar Sadiq

Super Eagles striker, Umar Sadiq, has insisted that Nigerians have turned the national team into tribal war. He said this ahead of Nigeria’s 2022 FIFA World Cup playoff against the Black Stars of Ghana later this month. The Almeria forward said that people support Super Eagles players based on their tribe, adding that it breaks his heart. According to him, he scored four goals at the Olympics in Brazil and that was not connection but hard work. Recall that Sadiq made his debut for the Super Eagles at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), where he also scored his first goal for the national team against Equatorial Guinea. He was recently invited by Super Eagles interim coach, Austine Eguavoen, for the World Cup qualifying playoff against Ghana. See Also: Okoye, Iwob...
Davido Fined ₦190m In UK Hours After His London Show 
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Davido Fined ₦190m In UK Hours After His London Show 

Nigerian star singer, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, has allegedly been fined a sum of one hundred and ninety million Naira a few hours after his concert at the O2 Arena in London. In a post shared on Twitter, Marvin Abbey alleged that Davido was supposed to finish his concert at the O2 Arena at 11 pm on 5th March, 2022. See Also: Davido Commends Wizkid, Burna Boy for Clinching Grammy According to the Twitter user, the O2 Arena have a strict 11 pm curfew, and for every minute a person goes past 11 pm, they are obligated to pay a fine of ten thousand pounds. Marvin Abbey alleged that Davido said he didn’t care about the rules and finished his concert at 11:34 pm and was fined three hundred and forty thousand pounds, equivalent to one hundred and ninety million...
Real Madrid Joins Race for Osimhen
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Real Madrid Joins Race for Osimhen

LaLiga giants Real Madrid are reportedly keen on signing Victor Osimhen from Napoli this summer. The Nigeria international is one of the most sought after strikers in the world at the moment with the likes of Manchester United and Arsenal said to be interested in his signature. According to Calciomercato, Real Madrid are showing a strong interest in the Nigeria international ahead of this summer’s transfer window. See Also: Victor Osimhen to Replace Cristiano Ronaldo At Manchester United? Osimhen, who is contracted to Napoli until 2025 is seen as an alternative to Erling Braut Haaland who is also wanted by Barcelona. The 23-year-old has again been in strong form for his Italian club this season, scoring 11 times and contributing four assists in 22 appearances in all...