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No mercy for misfiring Messi, says Nigeria coach

ST PETERSBURG: Nigeria have no sympathy for the struggles of Argentina striker Lionel Messi at the World Cup and will do everything they can to bring his tournament to a premature end when the teams meet in St Petersburg on Tuesday.…

Online betting firms gamble on soccer-mad Nigeria

LAGOS: Online sports betting is booming in soccer-mad Nigeria largely thanks to payment systems developed by homegrown technology firms that are starting to make online businesses more viable. For years, mobile payments failed to take…

Nigeria suicide blasts kill at least 31

ABUJA: Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and militia leader told AFP on Sunday. Two blasts ripped through the town of Damboa in Borno…

Canada looks to stem illegal migration

MONTREAL: Canada is trying to curb the number of asylum seekers from Nigeria who are flooding into Canada via the United States, officials said Monday. About 2,500 migrants, mostly Nigerian nationals, entered Canada illegally in April,…