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We look at reactions in the Spanish and Brazilian papers after Real Madrid forward Vinicius Jnr condemns racial taunts against him during a recent match. Also: Nigeria inaugurates the continent's largest oil refinery, but at what environmental cost? Finally, a woman who flushed her engagement ring down the toilet is reunited with her jewellery – thirteen years later!
A decent start it was for the Flying Eagles as they rallied from a goal down to claim their first victory at the U-20 World Cup against the Dominican Republic. Up next is an all-important clash against Italy and this could make or break their campaign in Argentina. Ayomide Sotubo and this is the Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
The West African nation has been under financial strain stemming from the rolling impact of the pandemic, the war in Ukraine, and a range of other global economic trends.
The Flying Eagles have made sure of qualification; they have done the job whether you like Ladan Bosso or not! It's now all about bragging rights when they face Brazil on Saturday and in this video, Ayomide Sotubo previews the game on The Nutmeg this week.
Fulgence Kayishema, a former police officer who is suspected of orchestrating the murder of thousands at a church massacre in 1994 in Rwanda, is arrested in a South African vineyard. Also, May 25 marks both the 60th anniversary of the African Union and Africa Day, a double reason to celebrate and contemplate how to overcome the challenges facing the continent.
Modest fashion is a way of dressing that respects specific clothing requirements for reasons of faith and also personal preference. The market for modest fashion is huge – and it's only getting bigger, with both designers and influencers keen to get in on the action. FRANCE 24 went to check out the second edition of Paris Modest Fashion Week.
The country’s power provider can’t keep up with demand. Some locals blame the government for not fixing this faster. But power mafias, corruption and theft of power makes this problem particularly complex.
Known as a political "godfather," Bola Tinubu is taking charge of the government while Nigeria reels under economic distress and insecurity.
President Tinubu is inheriting a fragile economy, huge debt, and a divided nation. But Nigerians now look and wait with renewed hope that his experience in managing Lagos as governor between 1999 and 2007 will help stir Nigeria out of the woods.
A French climber warns that the Himalayas are becoming dumping grounds of waste as videos show the mountains covered in filth. Finally, a beluga whale suspected of being a Russia spy pops up again in Swedish waters.
Bola Tinubu became Nigeria's president Monday during a period of unprecedented challenges for Africa's most populous country, leaving some citizens hopeful for a better life and others skeptical that his government would perform better than the one he succeeded.
Just one game is enough to change your fortunes in football, The Flying Eagles' 2-0 loss at the hands of Five-time winners FIFA U-20 World Cup winners Brazil is proof of that. Defeating hosts Argentina who have been in formidable form will be a tall order for Ladan Bosso's side and today, Ayomide Sotubo previews the game for The Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
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