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Nigeria vs Bosnia-Herzegovina: Odemwingie Gives Eagles A Great Chance

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The Super Eagles’ second game at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil against Bosnia & Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal Cuiaba ended in a dramatic 1 – 0 victory.

Game stats (FULL TIME) and key moments of the game are given below:

Nigeria – Bosnia-Herzegovina

Possession 40% – 60%

Tackle success 88% – 80%

20 – Shots – 20

9 – (On Goal) – 7

4 – Corners – 4

7 – Saves – 8

3 – Offsides – 2

9 – Fouls – 7

1 – Yellows – 1

93` FULL Time. The Super Eagles win 1 – 0!!!!

92` OFF THE POST! Dzeko received the ball with a touch off his chest, puts it onto his left foot and fires at goal. Enyeama saves and it’s off the woodwork and away.

91` Dzeko rises highest with a standing jump but it’s a simple save for Enyeama.

90` Three minutes added.

89` B&H pressurises, the Super Eagles defend well.

83` Besic (B&H) has been excellent in penetrating Nigeria’s defense. His attempt is blocked by Omeruo

81` Yellow card for John Obi Mikel

75` Substitution # 2, the Super Eagles: Ejike Uzoenyi – IN, Michel Babatunde – OUT

68` Ibišević makes an attempt, Yobo blocks it.

65` Stephen Keshi replies with Nigeria’s first substitution: Shola Ameobi – IN, Ahmed Musa – OUT

64` Substitution # 3, B&H: Sušić – IN, Medunjanin – OUT

61` Dangerous moment. Shot by Emenike got blocked by Begović. Musa to swing the corner.

58` B&H attack gets a boost. Substitution # 2: Salihović – IN, Lulić – OUT

57` Substitution # 1, B&H: Ibišević – IN, Hajrović – OUT

48` Quiet start by both of the teams. The only notable attepmt was made by Dzeko, but off target.

46` The second half kicks off!

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IT’S Half-Time! See the game stats below:

Nigeria – Bosnia-Herzegovina

Possession 42% – 57%

Tackle success 83% – 75%

10 – Shots – 9

4 – (On Goal) – 4

2 – Corners – 2

4 – Saves – 3

2 – Offsides – 2

3 – Fouls – 2

0 – Yellows – 1

45` Musa is ruled offside. B&H rushes forward. The team wants to equalise before the break.

40` Medunjanin (Bosnia and Herzegovina) shot flies well over the bar.

39` Musa shoots, but Begovic blocks the attempt.

34` Another threat. The actors are the same: Dzeko shots, Enyeama saves.

29` GOOOOOAL Nigeria! It’s Peter Odemwingie! It is his 11th goal for the national team.

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Eniola Badmus fires back at troll who body-shamed her

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Popular comic actress, Eniola Badmus has fired back at a troll who tried to make mockery of her body for wearing bikini.

The troll asked the actress why everything about her has fallen.

“Why everything come fall for up?,” the troll commented on the actress’s photo on LIB’s Instagram page with crying emoji.

And she replied: “Just the way your mama own fall”

The actress also complimented her own photo, writing that “looking good is a good business.”

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We Need N81 Million To Cut Grass In Abuja Stadium: Nigerian Minister

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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has revealed that it will cost the ministry N81m to cut the grass and clear the weed that have taken over the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.

He stated this recently while speaking during the one-day seminar organised by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT chapter.

According to him, the ministry approached the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) for assessment in the stadium, which was built in 2003 with N53 billion on a 29 hectares (72 acres) of land.

The stadium is divided into Package A which houses the Main Bowl and Package B which houses other facilities like basketball courts, NFF office, volleyball courts, tennis courts, squash courts.

“We approached AEPB to come see what can be done to clear the grass and weed in the stadium and they told us it will cost us N81m.

“If we tell Nigerians we used N81m which is not even available, there will be an outcry. The funds are not really there for us and that is why we are partnering with private investors to bring back the key components of our infrastructures,” he said.

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It’s smart if a man refuses to date a jobless woman in Nigeria — Leo DaSilva

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Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Leo Da Silva recently got internet users debating afte he waded into a conversation centered on men refusing to date women who are not financially stable.

A lady who disclosed that she’s a student, had tweeted;

I’ve seen tweets from guys saying they can’t date a girl that’s not financially stable. I’m a student. But never, like never have I felt attacked by such tweets. What’s actually up with some guys on Twitter? What I want must not make sense to you. It’s choice boo

Reacting to this, Leo stated that it’s a smart choice for young men to refuse to date jobless women. He added that guys should have their own preference just as women have theirs.

He tweeted in response;

Guys should have their own preference just as women have theirs. Dating someone that’s not working or doesn’t have adequate allowance is a burden. Nigeria, the poverty capital of the world, if a young man trying to come up refuses that burden, I think it’s a smart choice.

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