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Former Everton and Nigeria striker Yakubu retires

Added: 22.11.2017 14:03 | 7 views | 0 comments

Former Everton and Nigeria striker Yakubu has retired aged 35. Yakubu scored 95 goals in 252 Premier League games across spells with Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton and Blackburn Rovers, and is the second-highest African goalscorer in England's top flight behind Didier Drogba.  He also had spells with Leicester City, Reading and Coventry City in English football. ...]


More remains of U.S. soldier found in Niger after widow questioned whether coffin was empty

Added: 22.11.2017 13:48 | 14 views | 0 comments

Myeshia Johnson, told ABC shortly after the incident, that officials prevented her from seeing her husband's body.


Yakubu: Nigeria and ex-Everton and Middlesbrough striker retires aged 35

Added: 22.11.2017 12:59 | 1 views | 0 comments

Former Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton, Leicester, Blackburn and Nigeria strikes Yakubu retires from football.


Additional Remains of Sgt. La David Johnson Found in Niger

Added: 22.11.2017 1:53 | 17 views | 0 comments

A United States military official confirmed to ABC News that additional remains of killed U.S. soldier Sgt. La David Johnson were found on Nov. 12 at the site in Niger where his body was recovered. Johnson was slain along with three other U.S. soldiers when their patrol of 12 U.S. and 30 Nigerian forces were ambushed by an ISIS-affiliated group after departing from the village of Tongo Tongo on Oct. 4. "We can confirm that the Armed Forces Medical Examiner has positively identified these remains as those of Sgt. Johnson," Dana W. White, the chief Department of Defense spokesperson, said in a statement today. "The department continues to conduct a detailed and thorough investigation into the...

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Nigeria mosque bombing kills at least 50

Added: 21.11.2017 22:24 | 21 views | 0 comments

A teenage suicide bomber has attacked worshippers as they gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, n one of the region's deadliest assaults in years.


More remains of Sgt. La David Johnson recovered in Niger

Added: 21.11.2017 19:46 | 8 views | 0 comments

The remains were identified via DNA testing and retrieved from the spot near the Niger village where Johnson and three other U.S. soldiers were killed.

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Teen kills at least 50 worshippers during morning prayers in Nigeria

Added: 21.11.2017 12:49 | 2 views | 0 comments

Suspicion immediately fell on Boko Haram. The group is based in neighboring Borno state and has been blamed for scores of similar attacks over the years.

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Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

Added: 21.11.2017 12:38 | 8 views | 0 comments

A teenage suicide bomber detonated as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said Tuesday, in one of the region's deadliest attacks in years.
Police spokesman Othman Abubakar told The Associated Press they were "still trying...


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