#WhatsTrending 09.11.2015: Nigeria U-17, Boko Haram

In order to keep you updated on what is happening in Africa and around the world, we have compiled a run-down of the top trending stories on social media.

Nigeria U 17: Nigeria defeated Mali 2-0 to win the 2015 Fifa U-17 World Cup in Chile for a record fifth time.

MTN: The embattled Chief Executive of South Africa-based mobile phone giant MTN has resigned over a $5.2bn (£3.4bn) fine imposed imposed on the firm by Nigeria.

Boko Haram: Nigeria’s army ‘arrests’ one of the 100 most-wanted Boko Haram suspects in Lagos.

Nigerian Scrabble Champion: Nigerians have been congratulating countryman Wellington Jighere, who has become the first African to win the English-language World Scrabble Championship.

The 32-year-old beat Englishman Lewis MacKay 4-0 in the final in Australia.

Radio Biafra: Igbos at home and in the Diaspora has called on the Federal Government to release the director of the Radio Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu unconditionally.

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