Nigeria

July 10, 2016
July 10, 2016

Musa joins Leicester

Nigerian international winger Ahmed Musa became Premier League champions Leicester City's second acquisition in a week on

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Tragedy hits Nigeria again

Tragedy has hit Nigeria football again as former Super Eagles coach Shuaibu Amodu died just days after another national team coach Stephen Keshi passed away.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Keshi dies

Former Nigeria defender Stephen Keshi, who won the African Nations Cup as both a player and a coach, dies of a suspected heart attack on Wednesday, the country's football association has confirmed.

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

Terrorist attacks rise in Bangladesh in 2015: US report

Terrorist attacks and the total number of deaths increased in Bangladesh in 2015, according to the US State Department.

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

First kidnapped Chibok girl 'found in Nigeria'

One of the missing Chibok girls has been found in Nigeria, activists say, the first to be rescued since their capture two years ago.

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

FIFA names first woman secretary general

FIFA name a Senegalese UN diplomat as its first ever female secretary general on Friday, a historic move announced at a congress that sought to relegate world football's corruption crisis to the past.

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

Nigeria demands back stolen money in UK

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says he is not demanding "any apology from anybody" after UK Prime Minister David Cameron labelled his country "fantastically corrupt".

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

'Huge rise' in child Boko Haram bombers

Boko Haram's use of child bombers has increased over the last year with one in five suicide attacks now carried out by children, the UN says.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

Remarkable recovery of abandoned ‘Witch Child’

There is some good in the world after all. Remember Hope? The emaciated and diseased toddler found just three months ago wondering the streets in Nigeria after being abandoned by his parents, who believed he was a witch. Saved by Danish care worker, Anja Ringgren Loven, Hope is now in good health.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

4 Nigerians among 5 held under ICT act

Four Nigerians among five people are arrested in Dhaka in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.