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Nigeria's 'Mona Lisa' shown at home for first time since it resurfaced

Nov 06 2018

LAGOS The Nigerian Mona Lisa, a painting lost for more than 40 years and found in a London flat in February, is being exhibited in Nigeria for the first time since it disappeared. | Video

With minutes left, Nigeria avoids international soccer ban

Aug 20 2018

LAGOS/ABUJA Nigeria narrowly avoided being kicked out of international soccer on Monday when it recognised the FIFA-approved head of its national federation, minutes before a ban for its failure to do so was due to take effect.

Soccer-Facing ban, Nigeria says recognises FIFA-approved soccer chief

Aug 20 2018

LAGOS/ABUJA, Aug 20 Nigeria acknowledged a FIFA-approved appointee as the sole head of its national soccer federation on Monday, minutes before the world body was due to ban the country from international matches over political interference in filling the post.

Nigerian oil tanker fire kills nine in commercial capital Lagos

Jun 28 2018

LAGOS An oil tanker truck caught fire in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos on Thursday, killing nine people and burning out 53 other vehicles, an emergency agency official said.

Soccer - Nigeria fans heartbroken after World Cup exit

Jun 26 2018

LAGOS Supporters of Nigeria's soccer team described their heartbreak after watching the elimination of the national side from the World Cup on Tuesday following a late Argentina goal.

Nigeria fans heartbroken after World Cup exit

Jun 26 2018

LAGOS Supporters of Nigeria's soccer team described their heartbreak after watching the elimination of the national side from the World Cup on Tuesday following a late Argentina goal.

Nigeria fans heartbroken after World Cup exit

Jun 26 2018

LAGOS Supporters of Nigeria's soccer team described their heartbreak after watching the elimination of the national side from the World Cup on Tuesday following a late Argentina goal.

Olympics: Nigeria bobsledders welcomed home in Lagos ahead of Games

Feb 02 2018

LAGOS Three women set to make history by becoming the first people to represent Nigeria in the winter Olympics arrived in Africa's most populous country on Thursday amid final preparations ahead of the Games.

Beset by economic, political woes, Nigerians protest for change

Feb 06 2017

LAGOS Hundreds of Nigerians marched through the streets of Lagos calling for a change of government on Monday, a rare show of public dissent that reflected mounting anger over an absentee president and a sputtering economy. | Video

Nigeria declared Ebola-free, holds lessons for others

Oct 20 2014

ABUJA/LAGOS Nigeria was declared free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after a determined doctor and thousands of officials and volunteers helped end an outbreak still ravaging other parts of West Africa and threatening the United States and Spain. | Video

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