*LASU beats UNILAG, other varsities at NANS competition (Punch)*Rector harps on dress code, discipline as LASPOTECH admits over 2,000 (Guardian)

LASU beats UNILAG, other varsities at NANS competition (Punch) Lagos State University has emerged winner of the southwest inter-tertiary debate organised by the National Association of Nigerian Students. The competition with the theme, ‘Clash of Thoughts’, had contestants from University…

FIFA confirms Munir El Haddadi’s switch from Spain to Morocco

The long saga of whether Munir El Haddadi can change his national allegiance from Spain to Morocco is finally over after football’s world governing body Fifa confirmed his switch on Friday. The 25-year-old has spent years trying in vain to…

Chelsea star Hakim Ziyech keeps up incredible form with two goals and an assist for Morocco

Chelsea summer arrival Hakim Ziyech produced a sublime performance in Morocco’s African Cup of Nations qualifying match against Central African Republic, scoring twice and providing an exquisite assist in his side’s comprehensive 4-1 victory. Ziyech missed the start of Chelsea’s…

President Buhari’s active diplomacy is a big plus, not a problem – Garba Shehu

Roughly three years ago, President Muhammadu Buhari visited the Kingdom of Morocco. He asked King Mohammed VI to give Nigeria from their rich phosphate mineral so that fertilizer can be produced here at home for the teeming farming population. Agreement…

Nigeria to battle Tunisia, Morocco, Kenya, others for Rugby Sevens ticket (Guardian)

Rugby Africa has confirmed that Nigeria’s national team will participate in the African zone of the 2020 Olympic qualifiers slated to hold in South Africa on November 9 and 10. Rugby Africa said Nigeria was given the chance to compete…

Morocco arrests suspect after murder of two Scandinavian women (Al-Jazeera)

The tourists were found with their throats cut in an isolated area on the way to North Africa’s highest peak of Toubkal. The women were found dead in an isolated area on the way to North Africa’s highest peak of…

Spain, Portugal, considering joint 2030 World Cup bid with Morocco (Guardian)

Spain and Portugal are considering a joint intercontinental bid with Morocco to host the 2030 World Cup, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said yesterday. According to Reuters, Sanchez was on a visit to the Moroccan capital of Rabat and met…

Kano, Morocco sign MoU on film industry (SUN)

The Kano State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Morocco for the development of the film industry in the state better known as Kanywood. The aim was to further strengthen the industry as a…

Dozens injured as hundreds of migrants storm Spain’s Ceuta border with Morocco (Telegraph)

Some 400 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa reached Spain on Thursday after storming a double barrier between Morocco and the Spanish territory of Ceuta, with some attacking security forces with quicklime, police said. The scramble over the barrier is the biggest…

Morocco is first country to report referees to FIFA (Guardian)

Morocco yesterday became the first country to take its case against officiating at the on-going World Cup to football governing body, FIFA. Morocco, which was in group B of the competition in Russia, complained that a series of officiating mistakes…

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