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October 16, 2018 6:12 AM Libya vs Nigeria: All you need to know, TV schedule, live streaming

The Super Eagles, on Tuesday evening, will take on Libya in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The game will take place at the 18,000 capacity Stade Taïeb Mhiri, the home ground of Tunisia Premier League side, CS Sfaxien. Gernot Rohr’s men will be seeking to beat the North Africans for the second time in three days, following their 4-0 win on Saturday 16

October 16, 2018 5:23 AM Why we killed Red Cross aid worker, Hauwa Leman – Boko Haram

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram, has explained why they executed Hauwa Leman, an aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The terrorists also vowed to keep Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl, as “a slave for life”, TheCable gathered. In a short clip, Leman was forced to kneel down, with her hands 17

October 15, 2018 6:24 AM Libya vs Nigeria: Super Eagles to fly out Monday

The Super Eagles will leave for Sfax, Tunisia on Monday morning aboard a flight, ahead of Tuesday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya. The game will take place at the 18,000 capacity Stade Taïeb Mhiri, the home ground of Tunisia Premier League side, CS Sfaxien. The Super Eagles are also expected to depart Sfax immediately after the match 18

October 15, 2018 6:10 AM NCC appoints Nwokike as new spokesman

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appointed Mr Nnamdi Nwokike as the Director, Public Affairs, following the retirement of Mr Tony Ojobo. A statement on Sunday in Abuja by Mr Sonny Aragba-Akpore, NCC Assistant Director Public Affairs, said Nwokike’s appointment took effect from Oct. 8. According to Aragba-Akpore, prior to his new position 20

October 13, 2018 8:31 PM AfCTA agreement: Obasanjo bombs Buhari, says President’s hands too weak to sign

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says President Muhammadu Buhari’s hands were too weak to sign the African Free Trade Agreement (AfCTA). He made the statement on Saturday while speaking at the Babacar Ndiaye lecture series in Bali, Indonesia. Obasanjo said he hoped that Nigeria will soon have a president who will sign the agreement. “Africa cannot 20

October 13, 2018 8:16 PM Nigeria vs Libya: Rohr identifies Super Eagles’ problems despite 4-0 win

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has admitted that his team had defensive problems, despite a resounding 4-0 win over Libya, in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday. Odion Ighalo netted a superb hat-trick, before Samuel Kalu rounded off scoring with a stunning finish. Rohr is refusing to be carried away, especially with the return 37

October 13, 2018 5:34 PM Nigeria vs Libya: Ighalo’s hat-trick gives Super Eagles emphatic win

Odion Ighalo netted an impressive hat-trick, as Nigeria defeated Libya 4-0 in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, played at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium in Uyo. The Super Eagles came into the game needing victory, to solidify their position in Group E and topple the visitors. Ighalo opened scoring from the penalty spot in the first half, which 33

October 13, 2018 6:57 AM Nigeria vs Libya: Why Onazi Ogenyi will not play 2019 AFCON qualifier

Ogenyi Onazi will not feature for the Super Eagles in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nation qualifier against Libya on Saturday, due to an achilles injury. Head coach of the team, Gernot Rohr, revealed this in a chat with The Cable. Rohr said Onazi got injured during a closed-door training the Eagles had on Thursday. “He won’t be able to play against Libya 28

October 12, 2018 9:23 PM 2019 AFCON qualifier: Libya arrive in Uyo, reject hotel reserved by NFF

Libya’s national team arrived in Uyo Friday evening, ahead of Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Super Eagles, but refused to stay at the hotel reserved for them by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The Libyans arrived with a 50-man delegation, but declined the hotel Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort, which was reserved for them. They, however 17

October 12, 2018 7:16 PM Nigeria vs Libya: Onazi speaks ahead of Super Eagles’ 2019 AFCON qualifier game

Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, has said that Gernot Rohr’s men have no excuse but to win against Libya on Saturday in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying game. He, however, believes that the Eagles have enough quality to defeat the North Africans this weekend at home. The Saturday game is scheduled for the Godswill Akpabio International 22