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Intruder detained after jumping on wing of Nigeria plane prior to takeoff

Added: 20.07.2019 1:30 | 15 views | 0 comments

A man climbed onto the wing of an airplane preparing to take off from Nigeria's largest city Friday, sparking panic among passengers inside the aircraft, authorities said.

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Man climbs onto plane wing before takeoff at Nigeria airport

Added: 19.07.2019 23:17 | 24 views | 0 comments

An Azman Air plane had been waiting for clearance to takeoff from Lagos, Nigeria, when a man climbed onto the wing.

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Senegal 0 Algeria 1: Deflected early Bounedjah goal enough for AFCON glory

Added: 19.07.2019 22:57 | 5 views | 0 comments


Algeria became Africa Cup of Nations champions for a second time as they edged Senegal 1-0 in a scrappy final on Friday. Djamel Belmadi's side needed a sensational last-gasp Riyad Mahrez winner to beat Nigeria in the last four, but it was a scrappy early strike that decided this clash as Baghdad Bounedjah benefited from ...]

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Six missing after suspected Islamists attack aid convoy in northeast Nigeria

Added: 19.07.2019 18:16 | 10 views | 0 comments

Six people are missing following an attack on an aid convoy in northeast Nigeria, an international aid organization said on Friday with sources stating that it was carried out by Islamist insurgents who abducted survivors.

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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.

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

Added: 19.07.2019 12:54 | 10 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.

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Mikel retires from international football

Added: 18.07.2019 18:20 | 4 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 | 16 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 | 6 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 | 3 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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