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  • Bombing at northern Nigeria school leaves at least 8 dead, 20 injured

    Bombing at northern Nigeria school leaves at least 8 dead, 20 injured
    At least eight people were killed Monday by a bomb blast at the School of Hygiene in the northern Nigeria city of Kano, with suspicion falling on the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. Nigerian media reported a suicide bomber approached a line of...
  • Nigeria investigating possible mass kidnapping: source

    Nigeria investigating possible mass kidnapping: source
    Nigerian security forces are investigating a possible mass kidnapping of villagers in the northeast state of Borno where Boko Haram Islamist militants abducted more than 200 schoolgirls two months ago, a security source said on Tuesday. If confirmed,...
  • France, Switzerland, Nigeria on edge of advancing at World Cup

    Half of the sweet 16 cast is complete. Raise your hand if you had Mexico, Chile, Greece and Costa Rica, who represent half of the qualifiers so far. With your other hand, reach into your pocket and dig out cash to buy a lottery ticket -- because you are...
  • 21 killed in bombing at Nigerian shopping mall

    21 killed in bombing at Nigerian shopping mall
    Violence rocked the Nigerian capital of Abuja on Wednesday when a bomb exploded at a shopping mall in the upscale Wuse 2 neighborhood, killing at least 21 people and sending a pall of black smoke into the sky. Police confirmed the preliminary death toll...
  • Lionel Messi scores two more goals in Argentina's win over Nigeria

    Lionel Messi scores two more goals in Argentina's win over Nigeria
    What distinguishes Lionel Messi from lesser players, which pretty much means all humankind, is an uncanny knack of ball control while on the move. Such preternatural power was missing on his two goals that accentuated Argentina's 3-2 win over Nigeria,...
  • World Cup on Monday: France faces fast, powerful Nigeria

    World Cup on Monday: France faces fast, powerful Nigeria
    FRANCE VS. NIGERIA Where: Brasilia. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: France had little trouble in its group, but it hasn't faced an attack with the speed or power of Nigeria, led by Ahmed Musa, Peter Odemwingie and Emmanuel Emenike....
  • World Cup preview: France looks to stifle Nigeria's offense

    World Cup preview: France looks to stifle Nigeria's offense
    Monday's World Cup double dip features a pair of European powers (France, Germany) against West African nations with similar sounding names (Nigeria, Algeria). The opener, which includes a pinch of Americana, could be a showcase for France, just four...
  • BET Awards Live Blog: Lionel Richie Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    The 2014 BET Awards has kicked off at Nokia Theater and is sure to be a memorable one. In past years, Michael Jackson presented James Brown with a lifetime achievement award, Destiny's Child gave lap dances to Nelly, Magic Johnson and Terrence Howard, and...
  • France, Germany look to advance at expense of African foes

    France, Germany look to advance at expense of African foes
    Yesterday in one sentence: Mexico had its CONCACAF thunder stolen from it after 89 strong minutes, but Costa Rica held the confederation's banner proudly and is into the final eight. What’s on tap: France vs. Nigeria, noon, ESPN; Germany vs....
  • France defeats Nigeria, 2-0, to advance to World Cup quarterfinals

    France defeats Nigeria, 2-0, to advance to World Cup quarterfinals
    For nearly 80 minutes, little separated France and Nigeria. Possession time, shots, corner kicks, fouls: almost even. Score: dead-even. A draw would be justified, though not possible in the round of 16. Then the French broke through in an unusual...
  • Francia gana a Nigeria por 2-0 con goles tardíos y pasa a cuartos en Brasil

    Francia gana a Nigeria por 2-0 con goles tardíos y pasa a cuartos en Brasil
    Francia derrotó el lunes a Nigeria por 2-0, con goles anotados cerca del final del partido y se aseguró su pase a cuartos de final del Mundial que se disputa en Brasil. Paul Pogba abrió el marcador con un providencial cabezazo a los 79 minutos tras un...