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Watford's Isaac Success aims for World Cup with Nigeria

Added: 27.03.2017 13:31 | 1 views | 0 comments

Watford striker Isaac Success is determined to help Nigeria qualify for the 2018 World Cup after making his senior debut for the Super Eagles.

Tags: Nigeria
From: www.bbc.co.uk

Boko Haram raids stoke fear of fresh attacks

Added: 27.03.2017 13:12 | 4 views | 0 comments


Boko Haram Islamists raided a village in northeast Nigeria, in the latest rampage to steal food and medical supplies, as fears grew of more attacks, locals and security personnel said on Sunday. Scores of fighters loyal to the faction headed by Abu Musab Al-Barnawi stormed Sabon Garin Kimba, some 140 kilometres (88 miles) southwest of the Borno state capital Maiduguri. The Islamic State group last year announced Barnawi was in charge of Boko Haram instead of its long-time leader Abubakar Shekau.

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Soccer star Okocha shows off golf-ball skills

Added: 27.03.2017 12:20 | 18 views | 0 comments

Jay-Jay Okocha, the former Nigerian footballer, was filmed doing keepie uppies at the Kenya Open -- with a golf ball.

From: rss.cnn.com

Erdogan's tussle with Europe, The shame of the world, Regional support for Venezuela is vital, Scotland's place in the United Kingdom, US reengagement in the Middle East

Added: 27.03.2017 10:01 | 3 views | 0 comments


“It is a matter of grave concern that, according to a UN estimate, twenty million people are facing starvation in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria...," states an editorial. "It is indeed disturbing to note that man-made disasters like war and famine continue to bleed nations while international politics fails to come to a consensus on how to reach a stasis in parts of the Middle East, Northeast Nigeria and vast swathes of Somalia.... We urge the international community to infuse immediate aid to these four war-torn and famine ravaged countries.... It is indeed appalling that in this era of globalisation and scientific breakthroughs, fellow human beings should die of hunger.... The shame is on us all.

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Boko Haram raids stoke fear of fresh attacks

Added: 27.03.2017 6:21 | 3 views | 0 comments


Boko Haram Islamists raided a village in northeast Nigeria, in the latest rampage to steal food and medical supplies, as fears grew of more attacks, locals and security personnel said on Sunday. Scores of fighters loyal to the faction headed by Abu Musab Al-Barnawi stormed Sabon Garin Kimba, some 140 kilometres (88 miles) southwest of the Borno state capital Maiduguri. The Islamic State group last year announced Barnawi was in charge of Boko Haram instead of its long-time leader Abubakar Shekau.

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Erdogan's tussle with Europe, The shame of the world, Regional support for Venezuela is vital, Scotland's place in the United Kingdom, US reengagement in the Middle East

Added: 27.03.2017 4:21 | 1 views | 0 comments


“It is a matter of grave concern that, according to a UN estimate, twenty million people are facing starvation in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria...," states an editorial. "It is indeed disturbing to note that man-made disasters like war and famine continue to bleed nations while international politics fails to come to a consensus on how to reach a stasis in parts of the Middle East, Northeast Nigeria and vast swathes of Somalia.... We urge the international community to infuse immediate aid to these four war-torn and famine ravaged countries.... It is indeed appalling that in this era of globalisation and scientific breakthroughs, fellow human beings should die of hunger.... The shame is on us all.

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Shell to start cleaning up 2008 Nigeria oil spills in April, says official

Added: 26.03.2017 15:41 | 3 views | 0 comments


The head of a group helping organize Shell's clean-up efforts in an oil Delta community in Nigeria said on Friday he was hopeful clean-up work after two spills in 2008 could start in April. Royal Dutch Shell agreed in 2015 on a 55 million pound ($68.62 million) settlement with the Bodo community after accepting liability for two pipeline leaks due to corrosion that contaminated their land. A community representative said they were unhappy with the contractor Shell picked.

Tags: Oil, Nigeria
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Nigeria vs Burkina Faso friendly called off due to visa muddle

Added: 26.03.2017 10:55 | 4 views | 0 comments

Nigeria’s friendly against Burkina Faso in London on Monday has been called off because seven of the Burkinabe players were unable to secure visas to Britain.

From: www.channelnewsasia.com

Burkina Faso-Nigeria friendly cancelled over UK visas

Added: 26.03.2017 9:35 | 5 views | 0 comments

Seven Burkina Faso players failed to secure UK entry visas, forcing Monday's football match in London to be cancelled.

From: www.aljazeera.com

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