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November 30, 2011

Coach Augustine Eguavoen said his boys did not play to instructions

Nigeria’s Under-23 football team, the Dream Team V has been knocked out of the football event of the 2012 London Olympics after they lost 1-2 to Senegal at the CAF qualifiers in Morocco on Tuesday night.

The team had lost their first game of the competition against hosts, Morocco and could not avoid defeat against their West African rivals.

In a first half lacking genuine quality, neither side dominated completely, although Senegal looked marginally better when going forward.

November 1, 2011

Acclaimed film maker Sadik Balewa is on an ambitious journey to document the influence of Uthman Dan Fodio the founder of the Sokoto Caliphate.

September 30, 2011

Experts also predict that the situation will affect economic growth as investors will stay away

Following the United Nations’ suspension of official travels to the country due to the spate of bomb attacks in Abuja, residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)  have described the decision as “unfortunate” and a setback in the country’s efforts to combat insecurity.

September 28, 2011

The food security meeting will now hold in Dakar, Senegal on October 6 and 7, 2011

The effects of the August 26, 2011 United Nations headquarters bombing in Abuja are yet to subside as Nigeria lost to Senegal, the right to host the global food security meeting of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), which was earlier scheduled to hold in Abuja.

June 10, 2011

The initiative aims to provide $120 million over four years to boost US-African trade

The United States has introduced a new trade capacity building initiative, the African Competitiveness and Trade Expansion Initiative (ACTE), to put significant resources behind its commitment to expand U.S.-African trade and intra-African trade.

The U.S. Trade Representative, Ron Kirk, who made this known in Lusaka on Thursday, said the initiative would provide 120 million dollars over the next four years to intensify and focus more sharply, the work of USAID’s African trade hubs.

USAID’s African trade hubs are in Ghana, Senegal, Botswana and Kenya.

May 17, 2011

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced it has disbanded West African Football Union (WAFU) and spilt it into two zones, Western Zone A and Western Zone B.

CAF said it took the decision after “considering the organisational issues” facing it.

January 22, 2011

Senegal said on Friday it will return its ambassador to Iran, more than one month after the envoy was recalled in a dispute over an Iranian arms shipment.

"The Head of  State has informed the cabinet of  his decision to authorise the return to Iran of the Senegalese ambassador,'' read a statement issued by President Abdoulaye Wade's office.

Some 13 containers of Iranian weapons were seized in the Nigerian port of Lagos in October, leading Senegal to recall its ambassador from Tehran in mid-December.