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Online football betting on the rise in Nigeria

Concerns are growing in Nigeria regarding the growing popularity of European football betting and the expansion of digital sports betting operators targeting male consumers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), has published a report stating that Nigerians of all age groups spend almost NGN 2 billion (£7.5 million) daily on betting. NAN further estimates that over 60 million Nigerians (population: …

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Scotland vs Nigeria subject to investigation by the NCA

Scotland’s international friendly against Nigeria was subject to investigation by the National Crime Agency (NCA), having been red flagged for potential match-fixing. The national and international law enforcement agency tipped off the Scottish Football Association prior to Wednesday’s kick-off at Fulham’s Craven Cottage. The match itself finished in a 2-2 draw, Nigeria scoring a late equaliser through Nwofor, after an …

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Perumal book rocks football world amid claims of World Cup match fixing

Convicted Singaporean match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal has made claims that he assisted in the qualification campaigns of international football sides Honduras and Nigeria in reaching the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. In a new book published this Monday, the self confessed match fixer sheds details on how his company Football4U helped fix matches, bribe players and influence FIFA …

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