Nigeria became the first side to advance to the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday as they beat Guinea 1-0, having taken more than an hour to break the deadlock for the second straight match.
Nigeria’s football federation (NFF) says it has received “part of the money” allocated by the government for the national side’s participation at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt amid threats of protests by the players.
When the ambulances drove into the square in Makurdi city carrying more than 70 coffins, the air filled with the sound of weeping as hundreds of people waited for their loved ones to be buried.
Italian prosecutors have complained to Switzerland about lengthy delays in obtaining evidence they have requested in an international corruption case involving oil firms Shell and Eni, a source familiar with the matter said.
The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria has condemned the multiple suicide bombings in the volatile northeast that killed 30 people, including a community volunteer and injured 40 others.