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African Nations Championship: Woodwork foils Nigeria in draw with Rwanda

Nigeria were thwarted by the woodwork three times as they could only draw 0-0 with Rwanda on Monday.

published on : 16th January 2018

Boko Haram's abduction of Chibok schoolgirls: A timeline of events

A group of young women shown in a video released by Boko Haram on Monday are purported to be among the more than 200 abducted from Chibok, northeast Nigeria, in 2014.

published on : 15th January 2018

Abducted Nigeria's Chibok girls say 'we won't return': Boko Haram video

Islamist militants Boko Haram released a new video purporting to show at least 14 of the Chibok schoolgirls who were mass kidnapped nearly four years ago.

published on : 15th January 2018

Nigeria: mass burial for farmers killed in herder clashes

Tens of thousands of people, many of them dressed in black, gathered in Ibrahim Babangida Square in the Benue state capital, Makurdi, for the ceremony before a mass burial.

published on : 11th January 2018

Nigeria's coach Gernot Rohr delighted with England friendly

The Super Eagles take on the Three Lions at Wembley Stadium on June 2 in preparation for the tournament in Russia that kicks off on June 14.

published on : 11th January 2018

Death toll from Nigeria communal violence reaches 80

The violence between mostly Muslim herders and Christian farmers intensified over the New Year, fuelled by a new law banning the nomadic cattle rustlers from moving through the state.

published on : 9th January 2018

At least 12 killed in Nigeria communal violence

The violence between Christian Bachama farmers and Muslim Fulani herders happened in the Lau district of Taraba state on Friday and Saturday.

published on : 9th January 2018

Nigeria confirms Chibok girl found after almost four years 

Another Nigerian schoolgirl seized in a mass abduction by Boko Haram extremists from a boarding school nearly four years ago has been found, authorities announced Thursday.

published on : 4th January 2018

Suicide blast kills 14 in Nigeria mosque

The suspected Boko Haram jihadist blew himself up amid worshippers inside the mosque in Gamboru around 5:00 am, shortly before morning prayers.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Gunmen kill 14 churchgoers in Nigeria's Rivers State

The gunmen opened fire on a set of worshippers returning from a midnight service on Monday, killing 14 on spot and hurting 12 others.

published on : 2nd January 2018

Nigeria north state says 5,247 Muslims dead from Boko Haram

The Adamawa State chapter of Nigeria's Muslim Council says at least 5,247 Muslims have been killed in the past four years in the northern state because of Boko Haram.

published on : 31st December 2017

Drug bust: Two Nigerians caught with drugs in Hyderabad ahead of New Year

Substances seized from them include cocaine, heroin, Alprazolam, and Amphetamine. The contraband was worth over 16 lakhs, police said.  

published on : 31st December 2017

Boko Haram kills four loggers in North East Nigeria

Boko Haram fighters opened fire on a group of loggers in a remote village in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, killing four people, a survivor and a militia leader said.

published on : 31st December 2017

Hyderabad: Rs 1 crore worth drugs seized, three Africans held

The Hyderabad task force police on Friday arrested two Nigerians and a Ghana national who were reportedly planning to sell narcotic substances in the city on New Year’s Eve.

published on : 30th December 2017

Suicide bomber kills six in Nigerian market

A suicide bomber blew himself up Thursday in a crowded market in northern Nigeria, killing six people, security sources said, blaming the attack on the Boko Haram jihadist group.

published on : 28th December 2017
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