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NGO says staff member, five others, missing after deadly Nigeria convoy attack

Added: 19.07.2019 15:23 | 8 views | 0 comments

One Action Against Hunger staff member, two drivers and three other health workers are missing after an attack on a convoy in northeast Nigeria in which one driver was killed, the aid organization said in a statement on Friday.


Islamist militants kidnap at least one international NGO worker in northeast Nigeria: sources

Added: 19.07.2019 12:54 | 9 views | 0 comments

Islamist militants have kidnapped at least one person working for an international aid organization, Action Against Hunger, in northeast Nigeria, sources said on Friday.


Mikel retires from international football

Added: 18.07.2019 18:20 | 2 views | 0 comments

John Obi Mikel has announced his retirement from international football after helping Nigeria to third place in the Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Eagles lost to Algeria in the last four in Egypt, but atoned for that disappointment to a degree with a 1-0 win over Tunisia in the third place play-off. That game ...]

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Italian Police Conduct Major Raids Across Several Cities Against Nigerian Mafia

Added: 18.07.2019 17:42 | 15 views | 0 comments

Italian police arrested 19 suspected members of a Nigerian mob on Thursday in an operation called "Burning Flame" coordinated between police in Bologna and Turin, according to The Local Italy. Officials said the arrests included the leader of the organization which made alliances with other mafias and violently suppressed anyone who questioned their leadership. Over 300 officers participated in the raid, which conducted searches across nine cities across northern Italy after a two-year probe aided by an insider within the mafia organization. Police said the operation "has allowed us to destroy much of what, within the Nigerian community, is known as the 'Maphite' cult," which stands for...

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Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed as Caf vice-president

Added: 18.07.2019 15:43 | 4 views | 0 comments

Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed from his role as a vice-president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) and replaced by South Africa's Danny Jordaan.

Africa Cup Of Nations: Nigeria captain Mikel Obi confirms international retirement

Added: 18.07.2019 14:34 | 2 views | 0 comments

Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi confirms his retirement from international football at the age of 32 having made 89 appearances for his country.

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Caf Ex-Co 'almost unanimous' in backing move to bring in Samoura - Pinnick

Added: 18.07.2019 7:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

Caf's Ex-Co was 'almost unanimous' in backing the move to bring in Fifa's Fatma Samoura to work with the African football body, according to the head of Nigeria's FA, Amaju Pinnick.

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Tunisia 0 Nigeria 1: Ighalo secures third place for Super Eagles at the AFCON

Added: 17.07.2019 22:55 | 6 views | 0 comments

Odion Ighalo was gifted an early goal as Nigeria claimed third place in the Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 victory over Tunisia. Aiming to maintain their perfect record in AFCON third-place play-offs, Nigeria were presented with the lead when Tunisia goalkeeper Moez Ben Cherifia and defender Yassine Meriah combined to tee up Ighalo. ...]

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Tunisia 0-1 Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations third-place play-off

Added: 17.07.2019 22:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

Odion Ighalo scores the only goal as Nigeria beat Tunisia in the third-place play-off at the Africa Cup of Nations.

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Tunisia 0-1 Nigeria: Early Ighalo Strike Seals Third Place for Nigeria

Added: 17.07.2019 22:08 | 2 views | 0 comments

This year's African Cup of Nations is about to come to an end, and after the battle for bronze between Tunisia and Nigeria, only the final, featuring Senegal and Algeria, remains to be played. Team News Both managers changed a few things in their respective line-ups from their semifinal defeats last weekend. For Tunisia, coach ...]

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