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Simy Nwankwo: Five fast facts on Nigeria new boy

The Crotone FC forward will be hoping to impress fans, media and, most importantly, Gernot Rohr, as he looks to secure a spot in the travelling party.

ESPNFC.COM - 2018-05-27 19:02:12

Nigerian rapper brilliantly recreates Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’ video for 'This is Nigeria' - theGrio

In case you’ve been living under rock these past couple weeks,Childish Gambino’s“This is America” is a four-minute-long critique that addresses the oppression Black Americans still face in 2018, with the lyrics, “This is America/Don’t catch you slippin’ now/Look how I’m livin’ now/Police be trippin’

THEGRIO - 2018-05-27 18:55:05

P. Diddy Endorses Falz's 'This Is Nigeria' Video || WATCH - TooXclusive

Falzhas managed to draw mass attention to himself with the release of a remake version of Childish Gambino’s ‘This Is America’. He titled his own ‘This is Nigeria’ and it has sparked public reaction, even from producer and US business mogul, P. Diddy.

TOOXCLUSIVE.COM - 2018-05-27 13:00:06

'The toughest game for us' - Croatia coach on World Cup opener vs. Nigeria

And the 51-year-old gaffer, who applauded the German tactician, expects a tough contest with the west Africans.

MSN.COM - 2018-05-27 05:41:01

Nigeria 'more than happy with underdog tag' at World Cup – Mikel Obi

According to the Fifa Ranking, the Super Eagles are ranked 47th in the World and have been zoned in Group D along with fifth-placed Argentina, and Iceland, currently occupying the 18th spot.

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-05-27 00:00:00

'This Is Nigeria' masterfully reframes Childish Gambino's epic video for a different audience

Folarin Falana, better known as the Nigerian rapper Falz, did something with Childish Gambino's incisive "This Is America" music video that no one else has managed: He deconstructed it and rebuilt it for his home audience.

MASHABLE - 2018-05-26 21:58:31

Nigeria's World Cup 'underdogs' need to play as a team, captain says

UYO, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria’s “underdog” football squad need to play together and not as individuals, captain John Mikel Obi said, with the team acknowledging they face a tough group stage at the World Cup in Russia next month.

REUTERS UK - 2018-05-26 20:38:29

Nigeria wants to stop being lax about tax - Breitbart

Lagos (AFP) – Paying income tax used to be a joke in Nigeria which, no wonder, has the worst tax to GDP ratio in sub-Saharan Africa.

BREITBART - 2018-05-26 20:38:01

The Brutally Honest 'This Is Nigeria' Shows How A 'This Is America' Remake Should Be Done

In that time, there have been imitators but few have actually captured the political nuances Gambino infused in the original, until now. Nigerian artist Falz has taken "This Is America" and applied it to the social and political ills tearing apart his beloved nation.

BLAVITY.COM - 2018-05-26 18:58:18

Nollywood Auditions: Let’s Talk About Casting And Auditions in Nigeria

There’s no denying that Nigeria is blessed with talented writers, directors, cinematographers and the likes. As recently discussed, we have one of themost inclusive entertainment industry in the world. However, we can’t help but note that when it comes to our blockbuster movies – the same faces recu

SODASANDPOPCORN.COM - 2018-05-26 14:11:59

Nigeria says Nike has had record-breaking pre-orders for its World Cup jersey

The team’s World Cup jersey, which has beendescribed as “stunning”and a favorite of neutral soccer fans is set to go on sale on May 29. But it has already received three million pre-orders, according to the Nigeria Football Federation, which said the number was revealed by Nikeduring a meetingat its

QUARTZ - 2018-05-26 13:06:52

The mediocre truths of Falz’s This Is Nigeria video

On his last album,27, he tells us he does what he does for several reasons, including winning awards. And if we go by social media reaction following the release of the video for This Is Nigeria, we could give him the award for Best Political Commentary. He would deserve the award but that is only b

MEDIUM - 2018-05-26 12:08:36

Is Ramadan easier in Nigeria than New York?

When I lived in Nigeria, the rules were simple and the daylight hours of the fasting month remained (almost) constant. Day 1 was not that dissimilar to Day 15 or even Day 26, year in, year out; our position just north of the equator served to bring a reliable sameness to the holy month. Day followed

MSN.COM - 2018-05-26 05:01:09

Amnesty: Nigeria military committed war crimes and crimes against humanity

The89-page report[AI report], which is based on hundreds of interviews, gives accounts of abuses including rape, torching villages and indiscriminate killings.

JURIST.ORG - 2018-05-25 21:53:00

Feyenoord prodigy Lateef Omidiji Jr. gets Nigeria U15 call-up

Coach Danladi Nasidi’s boys are expected to report at the Nigerlink Hotel, Abuja on Monday as they finetune strategies for the third edition of the championship which holds between July 17 – 27, 2018.

SPORTING NEWS - 2018-05-25 21:41:19

Nigeria Lawmakers Send 2018 Spending Plan to President to Sign

Nigeria’s national assembly sent the 2018 budget proposal to President Muhammadu Buhari a little over a week after lawmakers approved the country’s biggest yet spending plan of 9.1 trillion naira ($25 billion).“The signed copy of the 2018 appropriations bill is now with President Muhammadu Buhari,”

BLOOMBERG - 2018-05-25 21:06:48

Lokosa, Simy to make Nigeria debuts vs. Democratic Republic of Congo

"Simy is 50-50 to go to the World Cup," Rohr began, "but he and Junior [Lokosa] will play on Monday.

ESPNFC.COM - 2018-05-25 20:46:14

Nigeria reports vaccine-derived polio case in Jigawa state - Outbreak News Today

Nigeria reported no wild poliovirus cases since 2016 when the most recent case (by date of onset) was reported in Monguno Local Government Area, Borno, with onset on 21 August 2016.

OUTBREAKNEWSTODAY.COM - 2018-05-25 20:08:06

WSJ: Pollution worsens around Shell oil spills in Nigeria

A confidential study that Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A,RDS.B) has been accused of trying to shield from public view showedworsening "catastrophic" pollutionaround oil spill sites in Nigeria,WSJreports.


Underdogs Nigeria eye World Cup knock-out rounds

The Super Eagles are currently 47th in the FIFA world rankings -- the lowest of their opponents in Group D, Argentina (5th), Croatia (18th) and Iceland (22nd).