FIFA reveals it cautioned Croatia for ultra-nationalist banner after Nigeria match

The organizers of the World Cup have admitted Croatian supporters were warned over an incendiary banner, brought in by the supporters to the team’s opening game on June 16. “In this case, where a single banner was held by a single supporter, a warning was issued instead of a fine, because officials from the Croatian […]

Deal Alert: US Cities to Abuja, Nigeria From $681 Round-Trip on United and Lufthansa

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‘Musa’s done more than Messi’ – Nigeria goal hero hands Argentina lifeline

Ahmed Musa’s brace gave Nigeria a vital 2-0 World Cup win over Iceland in Volgograd, handing Lionel Messi and Argentina a lifeline as a three-way battle for qualification behind Croatia in Group D goes to the wire. Musa opened the scoring just after half-time with a stunning half-volley, before embarking on a blistering run down […]

Croatia v Nigeria LIVE STREAM: How to watch World Cup 2018 online in 4K Ultra HD

Croatia square off against Nigeria in the day’s final World Cup game at 8pm. And with Iceland picking up a point against Argentina, both teams know that a win would take them top of Group D. And the good news for Nigeria is that Odion Ighalo starts on his 29th birthday. The striker will be […]

No racism issue in Russia, come to World Cup and see for yourself – Nigeria envoy

The Nigerian ambassador to Russia believes the country is a safe place for black people, amid Western media’s drive to portray it as a place with rampant racism ahead of the FIFA 2018 World Cup. “Racism is a very serious issue, it breaks your morale, it breaks your concentration,” Ambassador Steve Davies Ugbah said at […]

Nigeria’s top statistician tweeted the country’s latest inflation data an hour early — and blamed a non-existent time difference between Nigeria and London

Nigeria’s top statistician tweeted the country’s latest inflation data one hour early. He blamed the fact that his watch was on “London time” — despite London and Nigeria being in the same time zone. The country’s inflation rate fell to 13.34% from 14.33% in March. The head of Nigeria’s statistical authority made an embarrassing blunder […]

Female Coders Make Their Mark in Nigeria

Virginia Odor’s plans for a college education weren’t different from those of thousands of other young Nigerian women. She would study theater art, staying away from the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields that men have long dominated in this West African nation. But in 2014, the 14-year-old joined Odyssey Educational Foundation, a coding […]

Lagos, Nigeria Predicted to Be World’s Most Populated City by 2100

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UK building £700k prison wing in Nigeria to return criminals to their country

The UK is to build a new wing at Kiri Kiri prison in Nigeria in a bid to relieve the packed detention systems at home and in the African country. The new 112-bed wing will cost the UK £700,000 ($ 972,000). According to a statement released by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Wednesday, the new […]