Nigeria won her first Africa Cup of Nations in 1980. Segun Odegbami's first-half brace and Mudashiru Lawal's effort in the second-half powered Nigeria to a 3-0 victory past Algeria as they grabbed their first Afcon trophy 40 years ago. And later won the second in 1994 and the third in 2013 but were losing finalists in 1984, 1988, 1990 and 2000.
Algerian citizens in the capital Algiers react to the death of General Ahmed Gaïd Salah, chief of Algeria's military for a record 15 years who became the country's de facto leader after longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned in April.
Algeria where the country's first ever presidential debate is being overshadowed by hundreds of thousands of protestors demanding the elections be scrapped. We also have the latest on the building collapse in Nairobi that has killed a handful of people, and we meet the nomadic Fulani people whose way of life is being threatened by climate change.
Algeria were "keen to get the competition off to a good start," says star striker Riyad Mahrez, who scored the second goal as his team cruised to a 2-0 victory over Africa Cup of Nations underdogs Kenya in their first game of the competition.