CHICAGO (July 13, 2022) – The U.S. Women’s National Team will kick off its fall schedule with two enticing matchups against perennial African champions Nigeria, the first on Sept. 3 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas (Kickoff at 12:30 p.m. CT / 1:30 p.m. ET with coverage beginning at Noon CT / 1 […]

Attackers stormed into the church in the city of Owo and began “shooting sporadically,” Adeyemi Olayemi, the legislator representing the Owo constituency in the Ondo State House of Assembly, told CNN. At least 28 people were killed, Olayemi said. “The attackers came in motorcycles and started shooting sporadically,” he said. “They killed many people inside […]

Crude oil spill in Nigeria, Africa’s biggest oil producer. Video: Modest Franco/Getty Images Wed 1 June 2022 05.00 EDT On 10 October 2004, Eric Dooh received an urgent call from one of his father’s employees: the waterway surrounding their houses was running black with oil. Near the outskirts of Dooh’s village of Goi, a pipeline built […]

More than ever before, Nigerians are struggling to buy food commodities as the country struggles through a record hike in inflation, signalling what experts warn is a “food crisis”. Staple prices have risen for a third consecutive year, the results of Africa’s largest economy bowing under the weight of a barrage of factors that are […]

Friday’s goalless encounter between these West African giants has set up a hugely-awaited decider in Abuja on Tuesday, with observers closer to finding out which nation will be in Qatar later this year. Nigeria boss Augustine Eguavoen may have seemed somewhat pleased with the 0-0 result, even though he still hinted a win could have […]

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congratulations to President Biden’s nominee, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 02: The U.S. Supreme Court is seen on September 02, 2021 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court voted 5-4 not to stop a Texas law that […]

US removes Nigeria from list of ‘countries of particular concern’ regarding religious freedom, designates 10 other countries. The United States has removed Nigeria from a list of “countries of particular concern” regarding religious freedom, a day before US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives there as part of an African tour, while issuing designations for […]

WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Washington on Wednesday removed Nigeria from its list of countries with religious freedom concerns, just a day before Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives in the country as part of a tour of Africa. The omission drew a sharp rebuke from a U.S. government commission that had recommended the Biden […]

WASHINGTON, Nov 11 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal from Nov. 15-20, the State Department said on Thursday. In Nairobi, Blinken will meet with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to discuss topics including cooperation on ending the COVID-19 pandemic and regional security issues such as Ethiopia, Somalia […]

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