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John Obi Mikel Legally Changes Name to Mikel John Obi After Nigerian FA Mistake

John Michael Nchekwube Obinna has been a Chelsea midfielder for the last 10 years, although you’ll know him as John Obi Mikel. But the Nigerian has officially changed his name, 13 years on from when he began to be known by his long-term moniker.<p>As reported by the <i>London Evening Standard</i>, the …

Nigeria to resume payments to oil militants in Niger Delta

<b>Nigeria's government is to resume cash payments to militants in the oil-rich Niger Delta, officials have said.</b><p>The move is seen as an attempt to curb new attacks which have severely affected oil production in Nigeria.<p>The government stopped the payments in February, resulting in militants accusing it …

The Brazillionaire families at the heart of the Olympic construction bribes scandal

The Olympics were supposed to be Brazil’s chance to show off its progress toward developed-nation status. Instead, they reveal a country still haunted by violence, mismanagement, economic crisis and corruption.<p>In the host city of Rio de Janeiro, investigators have recently uncovered millions of …

Abubakar Shekau says he's 'still in charge' of Boko Haram, rejecting successor named by Islamic State

Abubakar Shekau, the Nigerian terrorist responsible for the 2014 kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls, has resurfaced a day after a rival figure was named as Boko Haram leader by Islamic State.<p>Shekau claims he still heads the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram, which last year pledged allegiance …

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