| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:21 AM
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil -- Lionel Messi continued his scoring tear with two goals at the Estadio Beira-Rio on Wednesday, but it was Marcos Rojo's second-half strike that gave Argentina a 3-2 victory over Nigeria.
Messi opened the scoring in the third...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:34 PM
GROUP F: NIGERIA VS. ARGENTINA
Where: Porto Alegre. Time: 9 a.m. PDT.
TV: ESPN, Univision.
The buzz: Thanks to a pair of game-winning goals from Lionel Messi, Argentina has already qualified for the second round and could win the group with anything...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:42 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — The U.S. soccer team was scheduled to land here late Monday morning, local time. Though it would arrive fresh off a month-long training camp that left it winded and weary and three consecutive victories that left it comfortable...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Stingy defense carried Nigeria past Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1-0, Saturday in a World Cup game at Cuiaba, Brazil, effectively eliminating the losing team from contention.
Nigeria, which began the tournament with a tie after being winless in its two...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Se lleva a cabo la 67 edición del Festival de Cine Cannes y quiero compartir algunas fotos de la alfombra roja del evento donde se ha aprovechado para continuar la campaña mundial por la liberación de las 200 niñas secuestradas en Nigeria.
| May 22, 2014
| 5:15 AM
As a Nigerian student who received most of her education there, it is soothing to hear what others are doing to show sympathy and spread awareness for this crisis. I was particularly interested when I learned that Roland Park Country School participated...
| May 21, 2014
| 3:37 PM
The Pentagon has sent about 80 U.S. military personnel and several surveillance drones to Chad to help in the search for more than 200 school girls who were kidnapped by Islamic militants five weeks ago in neighboring northern Nigeria, the White House...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Each day the relatives, friends and activists gather in a park below a towering luxury hotel here in the Nigerian capital to plan the next step in their effort to bring back 276 abducted girls.
On Wednesday, the #BringBackOurGirls international social...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Nigerian-born Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's award-winning fiction — trenchantly observed tales of her country's people, and the mix of the personal and political in their lives — seems tailor-made for the emotional sweep of cinema. And "Half of a...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:09 PM
In the teeming Nigerian market, a group of final-year medical laboratory students ambled home after their lectures. Blessing Gushi, a 30-year-old pharmacist, stopped to buy food for her family.
Elizabeth Musa, 50, a trader, was selling sweets, drinks...
| May 5, 2014
| 10:34 AM
An extremist Nigerian insurgent leader boasted Monday that he had kidnapped more than 270 schoolgirls who three weeks ago were loaded into trucks by gunmen in the dead of night, according to a video released to Agence France-Presse.
"I abducted your...