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Nigeria Seeks Interpol’s Aid in Arresting Suspects for Alleged $6.2m Theft from Central Bank Using Forged Signature of Former President Buhari

Nigeria has requested Interpol’s assistance in apprehending three individuals accused of stealing $6.2 million from the country’s central bank by using a forged signature of former President Muhammadu Buhari. The suspects are believed to have colluded with former central bank chief Godwin Emefiele, who is already facing trial on multiple …

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Cote D’Ivoire Beats Nigeria to Lift the 2023 AFCON Trophy

In a thrilling finale, the elephants of Côte d’Ivoire outmaneuvered Nigeria with a 2-1 victory to seize the 2023 African Cup of Nations on their home soil. The host nation secured a dramatic win, overcoming early setbacks to emerge triumphant in a fiercely contested final. The match saw a captivating …

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Nigeria Advances to AFCON Finals After Defeating South Africa on Penalties

In a thrilling encounter at the Stade de la Paix in Bouake, Ivory Coast, the Super Eagles of Nigeria emerged victorious against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, securing their spot in the finals of the African Cup of Nations. The match ended in a 1-1 draw before Nigeria clinched …

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We Can’t Allow Nigeria to Win the AFCON – Ghanaians

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have secured a spot in the semi-finals of the 2023 African Cup of Nations in Cote D’Ivoire, triumphing over Angola with a 1-0 victory in the quarter-finals. This achievement positions the Eagles for a potential fourth AFCON title, but it has stirred reactions from Ghanaians …

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Angola Players to Receive $250,000 for Victory Against Nigeria in AFCON 2023 Quarter-Finals

  Ahead of their quarter-final clash against Nigeria in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Angola players have been promised an astronomical sum of $250,000 if they emerge victorious on Friday. This financial incentive adds to the already impressive motivation given to the Palancas Negras, who reportedly received iPhone …

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Nigeria: Explosion in Ibadan Creates Panic, Residents Flee for Safety

In a tumultuous event on Tuesday around 8 p.m., the city of Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, was engulfed in confusion following an explosion that reverberated through various neighborhoods. Residents were caught off guard, scrambling to find safety as uncertainty loomed. The cause and precise location of the explosion …

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Nigeria Super Eagles Held to a 1-1 Draw by Equatorial Guinea in First AFCON Group Game

In a riveting opening match at the 2023 AFCON in Cote D’Ivoire, Nigeria’s Super Eagles faced an unexpected setback as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Equatorial Guinea. The Olympic Stadium of Ebimpé, boasting a capacity of 60,012, witnessed an intense battle that left football enthusiasts on the …

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KPMG Survey Reveals Nigeria Takes the Lead Over Ghana in Mobile Banking App Users

In a recent study conducted by KPMG, the West African banking industry’s customer experience survey showcased a notable advancement in the payment systems across the region. Nigeria emerges at the forefront, boasting a 70% usage rate of mobile banking apps, while Ghana follows closely behind at 53%. This comprehensive research, …

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Nigerians Hate Me Burna Boy

Grammy-winning Nigerian artist Burna Boy has once again stirred discussions by expressing his belief that he faces significant disdain within the Nigerian music industry. In a recent tweet, the renowned singer stated, “Hated by my inferiors for having no superiors,” accompanied by a picture of himself. This assertion is not …

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Tragic Airstrike in Nigeria Kills Dozens During Religious Festival

Reports from Kaduna state, northwest Nigeria, indicate a devastating incident during a Muslim religious celebration that resulted in the loss of at least 85 civilian lives in an airstrike. The local emergency management authority confirmed the casualties, with over 60 individuals admitted to hospitals for treatment following the Sunday evening …

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