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Anthony Ujah: At Union Berlin, we are one family

26 August 2019 Anthony Ujah is acquainted with the Bundesliga after spells at Mainz, Cologne, Bremen and now Union Berlin. Ujah’s experience will be important for Union Berlin as they play in the Bundesliga for the first time this season. The fact is not lost on him when he spoke to Bundesligavibes after their 1-1 draw with Augsburg on matchday 2 of …

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African footballers stranded around the world with crushed dreams

26 August 2019 How shady agents scam hopefuls into believing they had arranged promising sports careers. In Ulaanbaatar, the Mongolian capital, Moshood Afolabi, a 24-year-old aspiring Nigerian footballer, is stranded. As an undocumented migrant, he has lost the occasional construction work that helped offset his rent of a shared apartment and internet bill. He arrived in Mongolia on May 10 …

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Nigerian police battle a growing kidnapping crisis

25 August 2019 Nigeria is in the grip of a kidnapping crisis. Thousands of Nigerians have fallen victims to a rise in the crime and are having to pay millions of dollars in ransom. Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Adow reports from Kaduna, an area known as a kidnapping hotspot. Follow @naijiant

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Nigeria misses chance to transform lives – and must pay $9bn damages

24 August 2019 UK court ruling over aborted project means country will have to pay one-fifth of its foreign reserves to gas supply company Nigeria’s government stands accused of letting down its 201 million residents by failing to complete a gas supply and production agreement that would have transformed their lives. Instead, the country will now have to pay $9bn (£7.4bn) …

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Wilfred Ndidi on balancing football with studying at De Montfort University

23 August 2019 Leicester City star Wilfred Ndidi says studying at De Montfort University (DMU) has helped him achieve his dreams of gaining a good education. The Nigerian Premier League midfielder is currently studying Business and Management at DMU. He decided to enrol onto the course after visiting the university for Clearing in 2018 and being inspired by speaking to new students on the …

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Nigeria’s 9th Senate under Ahmed Lawan to spend $15.2m dollars on new cars – BudgIT Nigeria

Hello @DrAhmadLawan,In a country where over 98m citizens live in ‘multidimensional poverty’, @NGRSenate’s plan to waste N5.5billion of taxpayers money on cars for 109 (including returned) members is reckless—after #8thSenate‘s N4bn cars.Is this the change you promised?— BudgIT Nigeria (@BudgITng) August 22, 2019 Follow @naijiant

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