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Madagascar’s fairy tale came to an end at the African Cup of Nations as the underdogs were beaten 3-0 by Tunisia in the quarter-finals. That set up a semi-final for Tunisia against much-fancied Senegal. AFCON quarter-finals have all finished as Senegal, Tunisia, Algeria and Nigeria will play in the semi-finals. In the day’s other quarter-final, Algeria blew a 1-0 lead and a penalty in normal time before scraping past Ivory Coast in a dramatic shootout. Algerians now face a semi-final showdown with Nigeria. Senegal will face Tunisia at 18:00 CET while Algeria will play Nigeria on July 14, Sunday. HEAD-2-HEAD MATCHES ALGERIA-NIGERIA 10 Jan 1973- Nigeria 2-2 Algeria 28 Jul 1978- Algeria 1-0 Nigeria 22 Mar 1980- Nigeria 3-0 Algeria 10 Oct 1981- Nigeria 2-0 Algeria 30 Oct 1981- Algeria 2-1 Nigeria 10 Mar 1982- Nigeria 1-2 Algeria 11 Mar 1984- Nigeria 0-0 Algeria 23 Mar 1988- Nigeria 1-1(2-1pen) Algeria 2 Mar…

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Nigeria moved past Cameroon in a tightly contest round of 16 on Saturday. Nigeria’s Ighalo started the score opening by 19th minute goal that left  Cameroon  for a gasping twenty two minute long before another two goals made Indomitable Lions  jumped into lead at half time. Nigeria 3-2 Cameroon. Here is the match report. 2019 Africa Cup of Nations 3 – 2 O. Ighalo (19′) O. Ighalo (63′) A. Iwobi (66′) Bahoken (41′) N’Jie (44′) Match Events 19′ GOAL! Nigeria 1-0 Cameroon (Ighalo) It comes via a free, cross and then deflection. The free was blocked by the wall on the right hand side and crossed into the back post. Omeruo sent it back across goal and Ighalo struck. It took a fairly wicked defelction as it nestled in the bottom corner. 41′ GOAL! Nigeria 1-1 Cameroon (Bahoken) Comes in from the left as Bahoken sidefoots it home. Bassogog with the teasing…

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Watch the match clips and analysis: Scroll down to watch full match updates (video) Nigeria 1-0 Guinea FT How Super Eagles become first team to qualify for AFCON last 16 Guinea was a tough challenge for Nigeria but the Super Eagles came out on top and secured their spot in the knockout stages. 2019 Africa Cup of Nations 1 – 0 K. Omeruo (73′) Match Events 6′ CHANCE! Ighalo’s shot saved 37′ NICE TRY! Iwobi’s long shot saved Attempt saved. Alex Iwobi (Nigeria) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Wilfred Ndidi. 50′ Keita falls on the ground after getting injured 59′ CHANCE! Musa’s attempt blocked 71′ Keita subbed off after getting injured 73′ GOAL! Nigeria 1-0 Guinea (Omeruo) Goal! Nigeria 1, Guinea 0. Kenneth Omeruo (Nigeria) header from the right side of the six yard box to the top left corner. Assisted…

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The Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom has warned British nationals against travelling to about 21 states in Nigeria over security concerns. The travel warning posted on its website and updated on Monday stemmed from the “worsening security situation” occasioned by the Boko Haram terrorists attacks in the North-East, armed banditry in the North-West and militancy in the South-South. Specifically, the FCO advised against all travels to Borno, Yobe; Adamawa, Gombe, and the riverine areas of Delta, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Cross River states. The British government also cautioned against trips to within 20 kilometres of the border with Niger and Zamfara states. The FCO further advised against all but essential travel to Bauchi, Zamfara, Kano, Jigawa, Katsina, Kogi and within 20km of the border with Niger in Sokoto and Kebbi states including the non-riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers and Abia states. The advisory admonished British nationals…

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Abstract In the recent times, there have been calls from different quarters on the need to legalize the use of Marijuana in Nigeria. This legal opinion considers the mischief behind the laws proscribing the production, possession, sale and use of Marijuana and thereafter considers the benefits of legalizing Marijuana in Nigeria. Introduction Classified as an illicit drug in many countries, marijuana is outlawed by many governments. In Nigeria, it is often referred to as ‘Indian hemp’, in the country, Cannabis Sativa, which has enjoyed use as fibre, seed and seed oils, medicinal purposes, and as a recreational drug traces its origin to Central and South Asia. The drug also has many other aliases igbo, dope, ganja, sensi, kuma, morocco, eja, kpoli, weed, trees, etc. Though usually smoked, the plant can be soaked in alcoholic drinks dubbed ‘monkey-tail’, and consumed mostly in the south-south parts of the country. Some people…

https://youtu.be/F4CkOAAd1UE https://youtu.be/F4CkOAAd1UE Here’s the highlight of the match brought to you by KBJOJO.com video courtesy YouTube Nigeria 3 :1 Seychelles  #AFCON top group qualifiers TEAM        Gp  Gd  P 🇳🇬NGA       6   +8     13 🇿🇦RSA       5   +8     9 🇱🇾LBY       5   +6     7 🇸🇨SEY       6   -22     1 Sporting Braga’s Wilson Eduardo has committed to playing for Angola to fulfil his late father’s wishes Angola clinched a place at the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt with a 1-0 win over hosts Botswana on Friday to finish top of Group I. Burkina Faso’s 1-0 win over, the already qualified, Mauritania was not enough for the Stallions to qualify for the finals. The results mean that Angola top the group ahead of Mauritania thanks to the better head-to-head record, with both teams on 12 points. The duo end the campaign two points ahead of Burkina Faso with Botswana bottom with just a single point.…

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen’s legal team comprising a team of lawyers led by Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), has arrived the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja to defend the CJN. As of the time of filing this report at about 9.17am local time on Monday, the CJN has not been seen on the tribunal’s premises for the proceedings scheduled to start by 10am, the Punch reports. Onnoghen’s legal team arrive CCT, Onnoghen not yet in sight Some Senior Advocates of Nigeria in his defence team who were already seated before 9am awaiting the commencement of the proceedings included, Chief Chris Uche, Chief Adegboyega Awomolo, Sebastine Hon, Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, Kehinde Ogunwumiju,and A.T Kehinde. ‎All the senior lawyers are in court with their teeming juniors. But the team of lawyers comprising a handful of senior lawyers and other junior ones has been technically disbanded. Meanwhile, a former Director of Public Prosecution…

The Oil Bull Market Is Back – Oil is officially back in a bull market as confidence grows over both the strength of the global economy and the willingness of OPEC+ to adhere to its production cut agreement. Source Oilprice Read More  NPDC Seeks N967bn To Develop 416 Million Barrels Of Oil – The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company is making efforts to raise $3.15bn through third party financing to develop the country’s oil and gas reserves from Oil Mining Lease 13. Source Punch Read More Source Dailytrust Read More  FG Budgets N80bn For New Railway Projects’ Counterpart Funds – In continuation of its railway modernization drive and to connect all state capitals to railway, the Federal Government has proposed N80bn for seven railway projects across the country. Source Dailytrust Read More FG Proposes N1.9trn Deficit In 2019 Budget – As part of efforts to address the budget deficit, the Federal Government has proposed 3.07 percent reduction from N1.95…

It has been revealed that the former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh met with Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, over his trial for corruption three weeks before he was shot dead by unknown gunmen along Abuja-Keffi Road on Tuesday. According to Punch Newspaper, Badeh, who was facing trial for alleged fraud, criminal breach of trust and money laundering, allegedly met with Aisha Buhari to seek her intervention in his legal troubles which were reportedly taking an emotional and financial toll on him. A close associate of the deceased claimed that he confided in him that Mrs Buhari told Badeh that only Kyari could help him. “Badeh stated that Aisha Buhari then took him to Kyari, but the COS was non-committal. He asked the ex-CDS to call him back, but he (Kyari) was unreachable since…