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Nigeria promises more gas

Nigeria promises more gas

Nigeria has promised to up its supply of gas through the West African pipelines. The development is expected to improve the power situation in Ghana and two other countries. The assurance was given by Nigeria’s energy minister at an emergency meeting of energy ministers of Ghana, Benin, Togo and Nigeria on the contract over the West African gas project. "Over the next few weeks, we expect additional volumes of gas to come into... Read more

Emmanuel Amoh - avatar Emmanuel Amoh 27 Nov 2014

World Cup 2014: Cameroon's Alex Song given three-match ban

Cameroon's Alex Song has been given a three-match ban by Fifa for elbowing Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic.The midfielder was sent off for the offence in the 40th minute of the World Cup Group A match on 18 June.

Cameroon were a single goal down at the time and went on to lose 4-0 and crash out of the tournament in Brazil.Song, 26, immediately incurred an automatic one-match ban but Fifa extended the suspension because of the nature of the offence.

He will miss Cameroon's final match against Brazil on Monday and will also be unavailable for his country's next two official matches. In addition, the Barcelona player has been fined US$22,300 (£13,100).