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How The British Invasion In 1903 Led To The End Of The Sokoto Caliphate

Africa was home to numerous empires, many of which are still spoken about today. The Sokoto Caliphate was one of those empires. It existed in modern-day Nigeria, and extended to Niger, Burkina Faso and Cameroon. The Sokoto Caliphate was one of the largest empires in Africa.

  8 months ago ago
How The British Invasion In 1903 Led To The End Of The Sokoto Caliphate

SPORTS

African World Cup Qualifiers: Current Group A, C, G, H & I Table And Teams That Might Qualify

1. Group A: Algeria were in action against Niger I'm Group A fixtures yesterday. Algeria who drew their last game, returned to winning ways yesterday as they defeated Niger at home by four goals to nothing. Algeria 4-0 victory over Niger yesterday, made them to overtake Burkina Faso in their group stage table.

  7 months ago ago
African World Cup Qualifiers: Current Group A, C, G, H & I Table And Teams That Might Qualify

SPORTS

Meet The 4 Men Behind Gernot Rohr' Success Story

With Bronze to show so far in his five years reign a Super Eagles gaffer, Franco German tactician, Gernot Rohr' has successfully remodel Super Eagles into one of the best national teams in Africa. His ability to turn raw talents into budding stars, and offer a level playing field for players remain one its great attributes.

  8 months ago ago
Meet The 4 Men Behind Gernot Rohr' Success Story

SPORTS

Fmr Leicester City star scored 4 goals to equal the record of the all-time top scorer in his country

The World Cup qualifiers games continued on Thursday. Lots of games were played across Europe and Africa. Algeria was also in action in their first CAF world cup qualifiers game. Algeria is in Group A together with Djibouti, Burkina Faso and Niger. The African Champions continued their dominance as they extended their unbeaten to 28 games last night.

  8 months ago ago
Fmr Leicester City star scored 4 goals to equal the record of the all-time top scorer in his country

SPORTS

Opinion: Why The Media Is Divided Over Rohr Future And Preference For Amuneke

Super Eagles 1-0 home loss to the Central African Republic re-opened up a new twist in a row that has continued to split the sporting media down the middle. It has been a tale of rows, name-calling, and campaigns of calumny among media moguls and pundits alike as opinion differs over Gernot Rohr's future as Super Eagles gaffer.

  7 months ago ago
Opinion: Why The Media Is Divided Over Rohr Future And Preference For Amuneke

SPORTS

Super Eagles face an even greater test of Gernot Rohr's philosophy in double header with CAR

There will be the usual calls to cry havoc and let slip the dogs of Gernot Rohr when the Super Eagles face Central African Republic (CAR) at the FIFA World Cup double header next month. This, though, would be counterintuitive. Zoom out a little and the most interesting thing about Rohr's team is the way they are at all times.

  8 months ago ago
Super Eagles face an even greater test of Gernot Rohr's philosophy in double header with CAR

SPORTS

The best formation that will help Super Eagles overcome Cape Verde at World Cup Qualifiers

Nigeria may be accustomed to 4-4-2 but Gernot Rohr has never hidden his preference for the 4-3-3. The former Niger Republic and Burkina Faso gaffer has played in both formations in the past. The build-up to his second game against Cape Verde at the World Cup Qualifiers as Super Eagles manager has revolved around a decision between them.

  8 months ago ago
The best formation that will help Super Eagles overcome Cape Verde at World Cup Qualifiers

MILITARY

How The British Conquered The Sokoto Caliphate

The Sokoto Caliphate was an Islamic Caliphate in West Africa that spanned into some parts of the modern day Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon, Chad, Burkina Faso, and the Central African Republic. The Caliphate was founded in 1804 by Usman Dan Fodio. The Sokoto Caliphate was the center of politics and economics in the region until it fell to British colonial armies in the early 20th Century.

  8 months ago ago
How The British Conquered The Sokoto Caliphate

MILITARY

ECOWAS Has To Seriously Tackle The Preponderance Of Coup & Insurgency In West Africa

The truth is we don't see coup d'etats in East, North, or Southern Africa. The optics of a distraught, unkempt bedraggled Alpha Conde surrounded by soldiers beamed all over the world is a blight on ECOWAS. Yes, he was no Lee Kuan Yew, but military coup d'etat in francophone West Africa is putting into question the relevance of the regional bloc in itself.

  8 months ago ago
ECOWAS Has To Seriously Tackle The Preponderance Of Coup & Insurgency In West Africa

SPORTS

ALGERIA vs NIGER: Match Prediction, Preview & Kickoff Time

Algeria, the African champions, will be looking to extend their advantage in Group A of the World Cup qualifiers when they host Niger in Round 3 of the second stage. Algeria is in first place with four points, while Niger is in third place with three.

  7 months ago ago
ALGERIA vs NIGER: Match Prediction, Preview & Kickoff Time

SPORTS

Check Out The Confirmed 2021 AFCON Draw Result

Ahead of the 2021 African Cup Of Nations football competition which will be staged in Cameroon, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Tuesday made the group stage draw where the 24 teams that qualified from the preliminary rounds were grouped into six. Check out the group stage draw results below

  9 months ago ago
Check Out The Confirmed 2021 AFCON Draw Result

MILITARY

Bandits Should Be Eliminated With Drone Attacks And Carpet Bombing By The Nigerian Airforce - FFK

Popular Nigerian politician and human rights activist, Femi Faani-Kayode has said that bandits should be eliminated via drone attacks and carpet bombing by the Nigerian Airforce. He made this statement after confirming that the NDA officer that was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday has been murdered by his abductors.

  9 months ago ago
Bandits Should Be Eliminated With Drone Attacks And Carpet Bombing By The Nigerian Airforce - FFK

MILITARY

ECOWAS And The Military Coup In Guinea Bissau.

The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry, transport, telecommunications, energy, agriculture, natural resources, commerce, monetary and financial questions, social and cultural matters.

  8 months ago ago
ECOWAS And The Military Coup In Guinea Bissau.

SPORTS

Africa's 2022 World Cup Qualifiers -Match Day 3 Fixtures and Groups Standings

Many African football stars who played across Europe have now switched their attention to the match day 3 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers this week. Twenty matches will be played across Africa between 6 and 9 October, 2021. It is the second round of the African qualifying competition for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

  7 months ago ago
Africa's 2022 World Cup Qualifiers -Match Day 3 Fixtures and Groups Standings

SPORTS

Current Standing Of All The Groups In The 2022 CAF World Cup Qualification Ahead Of Resumption.

The Second round of the CAF World Cup qualification is getting thicker, with October International football week providing another action packed matches from our various National Teams. Ahead of resumption on Wednesday 6th October, starting with Group I matches, lets Look at each Group's standing.

  7 months ago ago
Current Standing Of All The Groups In The 2022 CAF World Cup Qualification Ahead Of Resumption.

SPORTS

3 Reasons Why The NFF Should Not Leave Gernot Rohr To Continue As Super Eagles Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation appointed German coach Gernot Rohr as the head coach of the Super Eagles in 2016. The appointment created mixed reactions amongst fans and football lovers as Rohr had not proven himself a winner in his past coaching jobs. The 68-year-old German has coached various teams in both clubs and could try football.

  7 months ago ago
3 Reasons Why The NFF Should Not Leave Gernot Rohr To Continue As Super Eagles Coach

MILITARY

Army Helicopter Crash Kills 5 People In Ivory Coast

An Army Helicopter has crashed in the Northern part of Ivory Coast killing Five people. The Army stated that the Mi-24 Helicopter while on reconnaissance mission crashed killing all Officers on board. They said the mission was in collaboration with Burkina Faso near Togolokaye before the unfortunate incident happened.

  8 months ago ago
Army Helicopter Crash Kills 5 People In Ivory Coast

TRAVEL

20 countries you can visit without visa as a Nigerian

Are you thinking about going abroad? Although most countries of the world do require Nigerians to get a Visa before arrival but there are over 50 countries where you can enjoy hassle-free travel. Some u can even get visa on arrival but in this article we will focus on the ones you can visit without Visa.

  9 months ago ago
20 countries you can visit without visa as a Nigerian

SPORTS

AFCON 2021: "Super Eagles In A Tough Group" - Coach Rohr

Coach Gernot Rohr admitted that after Nigeria was drawn in Group D against Egypt, Sudan, and Guinea-Bissau on Tuesday night, the Super Eagles' work is cut out at the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) next year in Cameroon. The 68-year-old German said three-time AFCON champion Nigeria must be Teutonic to withstand the tournament's most successful team and seven-time champion Pharaohs of Egypt, Sudan, and Guinea-Bissau.

  9 months ago ago
AFCON 2021:

MILITARY

10 People shot dead while performing Maghrib prayer in Niger

File Photo: President Mouhammed Bazoum Reports from the Republic of Niger say 10 worshipers have been killed in an attack on a mosque in the western region of Tillaberi on Wednesday. The militants attacked Abankor, a village that connects Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso. An eyewitness told AFP that "the attackers arrived on motorcycles in the middle of the Maghrib prayers and opened fire on mosques."

  7 months ago ago
10 People shot dead while performing Maghrib prayer in Niger