Former Education Minister and one of the conveners of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to the news of the capture of Chibok town, saying it breaks her heart.
Reigning African champions, Super Eagles of Nigeria, have revived their hopes of qualifying for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-0 win over the Red Devils of Congo in Point Noire, Congo.The two goals were scored by Villareal striker, Ikechukwu Uche and China-based Aaron Samuel. The decisive victory was sufficient for the Super Eagles to avenge a 3-2 defeat they suffered at the hands of the Congolese national team in Calabar back in September 2014.
The Congolese team looked fit and ready to crush the Eagles during the first half, but they crumbled in the second with Nigeria playing more aggressively to take over the game.
The Nigerian side was awarded a penalty from Emmanuel Emenike’s surging run (fouled by the goalkeeper) and Samuel's sweet curling goal for Nigeria’s was the second of the game
Before the match, Congo were second in the Group A standings on seven points from four matches, three points ahead of third-placed Nigeria (only the top two teams guaranteed automatic passage to the