2030: Morocco battle Real Madrid for World Cup final

October 21, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Morocco are gearing up for a battle with Real Madrid for the rights to host the 2030 World Cup final, it has been reported. The 2030 edition of the tournament will be held across Spain, Portugal and Morocco. Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu has been regarded as the most likely destination for the final, but The Times reports the African nation has Read More

Breaking: Prominent Nigeria’s ambassador is dead

October 20, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Nigerian ambassador to Morocco, Alhaji Mansur Nuhu Bamalli, has passed away, aged 42. A statement by the Media and Publicity officer of the Zazzau Emirate Council, Abubakar Sadiq Mohd, Zaria on Friday morning announced that Bamalli died at a private hospital in Lagos while on transit to Morocco, adding that a funeral prayers will be announced later. He was Read More

Another magnitude earthquake hits Morocco

September 24, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A very shallow magnitude 2.9 earthquake was reported on Saturday afternoon near Marrakech, Marrakesh-Safi, Morocco. Marrakesh–Safi or Marrakech–Asfi is one of the 12 regions of Morocco. Its population in 2014 was 4,520,569. The capital is Marrakesh. According to the Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere (Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera, IPMA), the quake hit on Saturday at 2:37 Read More

Morocco earthquake: Death toll nears 3000

September 13, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The death toll from the devastating earthquake has reached at least 2,901, according to the Moroccan Interior Ministry. The number of people injured has risen to at least 5,530, it said in an update today. The ministry said that 2,884 of the people who were killed have been buried. It said efforts to rescue any potential survivors were still underway, Read More

UN, France, others sympatise with Morocco, pledge support *Full list

September 9, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The strong earthquake that slammed Morocco late on Friday, killing over 1,000 unsuspecting residents, injuring even more, and demolishing structures, drew responses and relief pledges from countries across the world. Here are the reactions from world leaders: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating a G20 Summit in New Delhi“We pray that all the injured people get well soon. The entire Read More

Nigeria, Morocco sign deal to boost insurance sector

March 31, 2023 Admin III 0

The Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) and the Moroccan Federation of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies have signed a pact to boost both sectors together. The agreement will lead to exchange of market information, sharing of market intelligence and capacity building in both sectors At the formal signing ceremony performed by the Chairman of the Nigerian Insurers Association, Mr. Olusegun Omosehin and Read More

For the first time ever, Morocco beat Brazil

March 26, 2023 Reuters 0

Sofiane Boufal and Abdelhamid Sabiri scored to give Morocco a 2-1 victory in a friendly match against Brazil in Tangier on Saturday, earning their first victory ever against the five-time world champions. World Cup semi-finalists Morocco did not hold back and delivered a statement win against soccer powerhouse Brazil in their first home game after an outstanding Qatar 2022 campaign. Read More

2 PSG stars Hakimi, Neymar in rape, threesome mess

March 3, 2023 Admin III 0

Morocco and Paris Saint-Germain defender Achraf Hakimi is in trouble after he was charged with rape. The prosecutor said Hakimi was inquired about on Thursday by investigators probing rape allegations, and has been indicted by an investigating judge and placed under judicial supervision. Hakimi, 24, is prohibited from contacting the alleged victim, a 24-year-old woman who says she was raped Read More

Algeria, Morocco, rivalry slows €23bn Nigeria/Morocco gas project

March 2, 2023 Blessing Anaro 0

On-going Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline (NMGP) construction is currently facing delay following resumed rivalry between Morocco and Algeria. Both North African countries are engaged in two competing gas pipeline megaprojects linking them to Nigeria, targeting the European market, but in a context where the EU would like to do without gas by the end of the decade. The most recent is Read More

2023 U20 AFCON: 21-man Flying Eagles land in Morocco for final training

February 11, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

Nigeria have now picked the final 21-man team for the upcoming U20 African Cup of Nations scheduled for Egypt as from Saturday February 18, 2023. According to a statement from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the squad anchored by head coach Isah Ladan Bosso include majority home-based players with few Nigerians who play abroad. They are Nathaniel Nwosu, Augustine Njoku, Read More