Salah is African 2018 Footballer of the Year. ( with agency report)

× Getty Images Egypt striker Mohamed Salah was voted as the African Footballer of the Year for the second successive year at the Confederation of African Football’s 2018 awards ceremony in Dakar on Tuesday. He beat fellow clubmate, sadio Mane and Arsernal Pierre Emerick Aubameyang. E He edged the same two players last year in a vote decided by the technical directors and head coaches of 56 CAF member associations.

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PRESS RELEASE: Stop the impunity against Journalists.

The Nigeria Union of Journalists condemns in the strongest terms the attack by gun men on some journalists who were covering the Lagos State rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. It was reported that those that were affected by this attack were the group political editor of The Nation Newspaper, Emmanuel Oladesu, New Telegraph correspondent, Temitope Ogunbanke and Ibile Television cameraman, Abiodun Yusuf. We regret that n Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, journalists take great personal and professional risks to collect, process…

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One dead, MC Oluomo, three journalists, others injured at Lagos APC rally

A member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Afeez Ismail was on Tuesday shot dead when violence broke out at the Lagos All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in Ikeja. Three journalists – The Nation Group Political Editor Emmanuel Oladesu, New Telegraph correspondent, Temitope Ogunbanke and Ibile Television cameraman, Abiodun Yusuf- were hit by stray bullets during the ensuing melee. NURTW Oshodi Chairman Musiliu Akinsanya a.k.a MC Oluomo was attacked by suspected union members loyal to the State Chairman, Alhaji Tajudeen Agbede. The incidents occurred at a rally…

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