Tag: egypt

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 12, 2019

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles gets ‘easy’ group as CAF announces groups for biennial football showpiece [Full Group list]

The stage is set for the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, known as the Total 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 2, 2018

BREAKING: Salah signs contract extension at Liverpool

Egyptian King Mo Salah has signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool until 2023. After his incredible first season at ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 25, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Uruguay show class in 3-0 win over Russia | Saudi Arabia break Egyptian hearts with last minute winner

Uruguay ensured top spot in Group A with 9 points after a relatively convincing 3-0 victory over World Cup hosts ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 20, 2018

#WorldCup 2018: Is Africa ready to win the World Cup anytime soon?

After the first round of games in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and all the African teams have taken to ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 6, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Salah, Suarez and Cavani are the key men in Group A

Generally, there is less excitement about Group A of the upcoming World Cup in Russia as attention will be focused ...

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EditorNovember 5, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Egypt just sentenced a TV host to jail for speaking about premarital pregnancy

It is incredible the lengths we will go to on the African continent to uphold a dubious status quo and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 18, 2017

FG warns Nigerians travelling abroad for medical treatment, says organ theft on the increase

The Federal Ministry of Health says Nigerians travelling outside the country for medical attention should be very careful due to ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2017

Opinion: The truth about Egypt your Sunday school teacher left out

by Kehinde Oluwatosin My earliest encounter with the nation Egypt was not in the subject geography, not on the pages ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Egypt becomes second African country to qualify for the World Cup

Egypt has become the second African country to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after defeating Congo at Borg ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 5, 2017

Trump pushes for resolution with Qatar on call with Egyptian President

The White House said President Trump discussed the ongoing dispute between Qatar and its neighbors with the President of Egypt, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 4, 2017

“Demands unrealistic and not actionable”, Qatar replies Saudi-led coalition

Qatar said on Tuesday that the demands made by Arab nations were impossible to meet, as the 48-hour deadline was ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 15, 2017

US agrees to sell $12bn worth of fighter jets to Qatar despite ongoing crisis

Despite the diplomatic crisis going on between Qatar and a number of its Gulf neighbors, the United States has agreed ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 26, 2017

BREAKING: 23 dead, 25 injured in attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt

Gunmen have reportedly attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Minya Province, South of the capital, Cairo, Egypt on Friday. ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 22, 2017

Trump plans return trip to the Middle East with President of Egypt

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Trump, Sunday, said that he is planning a return trip to the Middle East with Egypt ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 6, 2017

Super Eagles ranked 40th in latest FIFA ranking

by Dolapo Adelana The Super Eagles are now ranked the 40th best team in men’s football. In the latest ranking ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 5, 2017

Cameroon wins African Cup of Nations

Cameroon has won the 2017 edition of the African Cup of Nations. The Indomitable Lions beat North Africans, the Pharaohs of ...

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ToluDecember 15, 2016

It’s here! CAF Africa Beach Soccer hits Lagos

When you hear the words beach soccer, what comes to your mind? Sun? Bikinis? Fun? Action? The Africa Beach Soccer ...

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ToluOctober 4, 2016

The Media Blog: This clip from an Egyptian TV free-for-all is remarkable – for more than one reason

You should especially watch this from 1.44, where the host pretends to be so shocked – shocked, we say – ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 4, 2016

Femi Aribisala: The Bible is not infallible

Jeremiah predicts Babylon would be suddenly and completely obliterated. But this did not happen. There are false prophecies in the ...

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Isime EseneAugust 18, 2016

Femi Fani-Kayode: The PDP and futility of compromise

When I warned the Nigerian people about what the APC represented and that, if given power, they would be the ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 18, 2016

Egypt’s ex-president, Mohammed Morsi sent to jail for life

An Egyptian court has sentenced the country’s former Islamic President, Mohammed Morsi, to life imprisonment for leading an unlawful organization. ...

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Oreoluwa PetersMarch 29, 2016

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria’s dream dashed by Egypt

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will not participate in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations for the second successive time ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 1, 2015

Two men in NSA custody for arranging Nigerian visa for Lebanese terrorist

Two accomplices of Lebanese terrorist, Ahmed Al Assir, have been arrested by the Nigeria Immigration Service. Al Assir was arrested at ...

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Janeth JAugust 27, 2015

Egypt has a new blog to counter false, inaccurate reports in foreign media

The primary role of the media is to inform, educate, explain, entertain, and update the public about happenings around but ...

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Mallam YeroMay 16, 2015

Breaking: Egyptian ex-president sentenced to death

Mohammed Morsi, the former Egyptian president, had already been sentenced to 20 years for his role in the arrest and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 11, 2015

Like Israelites, we will get to the Promised Land – GEJ says Nigeria is in the Red Sea

by James Sambo President Goodluck Jonathan has compared the country’s present situation to the challenges faced by the Israelites on their ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 23, 2014

Tunde Leye: A surer way to create change (Y! FrontPage)

by Tunde Leye I urge and encourage each of us to get involved. Register and vote. Protect your vote. Pursue ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2014

National embarrassment! Power goes off during International Badminton Championship in Abuja

by Mark Bassey On the opening day of the Nigeria International Badminton Championships (NIBC) in Abuja, the organisers were embarrassed ...

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Isime EseneOctober 23, 2014

Hope rises for Al Jazeera journalists as appeal date is set

by Isi Esene 1 January 2015 has been set as the date when Al Jazeera’s jailed journalists in Egypt will have ...

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Isime EseneOctober 14, 2014

“We can’t ignore this tragedy”: Alicia Keys calls out FG over rescue of Chibok girls

by Isi Esene Grammy Award winning artiste, Alicia Keys has signed the online petition calling on the government of Nigeria ...

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