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Jul 13, 2018

Kidnapper of Chibok girls imprisoned for 20 years

A second man has been jailed for his part in the mass kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, northeast Nigeria, more than four years ago, the government said on Thursday. Banzana Yusuf, from the northern state of Kano, was sentenced to 20 years ...

Musa fires Nigeria past Iceland

/ Jun 23, 2018

Musa fires Nigeria past Iceland

Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria its first win at this year's World Cup, and gave Argentina a gift. Musa scored two second-half goals to help the Nigerians beat Iceland 2-0 Friday and move into second place in the group behind already-qualified Croatia. Nigeria will face Argentina in ...

Luka Modric leads charge as Croatia beats Nigeria

/ Jun 17, 2018

Luka Modric leads charge as Croatia beats Nigeria

Even in a more defensive role, Luka Modric can still lead the attack. The Croatia midfielder scored one goal and set up the other in his team's 2-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday at the World Cup. Modric sent in a corner that was headed by ...