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Mar 24, 2018
International friendlies: Victor Moses scores as Nigeria stun Poland; Morocco hand Serbia shock defeatNigeria's Moses fell after the merest of touches before calmly stroking the ball into the corner of the net as Polish goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski barely moved.
Mar 21, 2018
Boko Haram releases 76 schoolgirls abducted from Dapchi town last month, says Nigeria governmentBoko Haram jihadists have released 76 of the 110 schoolgirls abducted from the northeastern town of Dapchi in February, the government said in a statement on Wednesday.
Mar 06, 2018
Suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber blows himself up in Nigeria; kills three, injures 18A suicide bomber on a bicycle killed three people on Monday, when he detonated his explosives on the outskirts of the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, civilian militia told AFP.
Mar 01, 2018
Israel to host Argentina for an international friendly ahead of 2018 World Cup in RussiaIsrael's federation has agreed to pay $3 million to host the match with the two-time World Cup winners (1978 and 1986) who were also finalists in 2014, Israeli media reported.
Feb 22, 2018
Nigerian military rescues 76 schoolgirls after Boko Haram attack; police, state officials say no evidence of girls being abductedThe Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others, after the students went missing during a Boko Haram attack on a village.
Feb 21, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia are 99 percent ready to host showpiece event later this year, says Gianni InfantinoFIFA president Gianni Infantino insisted on Tuesday that Russia is ready to host the World Cup later this year, despite reports that several stadiums have failed to meet completion deadlines.
Feb 06, 2018
Oil tanker hijacked by pirates near West Africa rescued after four days; all 22 Indian crew members safeAn oil tanker with 22 Indians on board that went missing off the coast of Benin in West Africa on 1 February has been found, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday.
Feb 04, 2018
Indian mission in Nigeria monitoring case of missing merchant vessel carrying 22 Indians, says MEAIndian mission in Abuja is in touch with authorities in Nigeria and Benin about a ship carrying 22 Indians believed to have gone missing in Gulf of Guinea
Jan 16, 2018
Ethnic violence killed 83 in Nigeria in two weeks of 2018: President Muhammadu Buhari vows to punish perpetratorsNigeria will punish all those behind an outbreak of deadly clashes between cattle herders and farmers, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday
Jan 11, 2018
Delhi: Foreigner held at Indira Gandhi International Airport with two fake passports, probe onA foreigner has been apprehended by security agencies at the Delhi airport with two fake passports and allegedly using one of them to travel out of the country, an official said.