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Nigerian student killed in road accident in Greater Noida

Emanuel, who was staying in Greater Noida and studying at a private university, died in the accident near the Grand Venice Mall close to Pari Chowk late Wednesday night, a police officer said.

published on : 15th November 2018

175 dead, over 10,000 affected by Nigeria cholera outbreak 

Nigeria has seen regular cholera outbreaks since Boko Haram took up arms against the government in 2009.

published on : 12th November 2018

Nigeria appoints new commander to lead fight against Boko Haram 

Akinroluyo becomes the fifth commander in two years to head the fight against the Islamist insurgents, who have staged a series of attacks on military bases, killing dozens.

published on : 12th November 2018

I’m happy to be doing good work, says Samuel Robinson

Samuel says this new title conveys the idea of the story better.

published on : 6th November 2018

Clashes in Nigeria between Shiites and security forces

Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies.

published on : 29th October 2018

Sudani from Nigeria, Ee Ma Yau in competition at IFFK

Two Malayalam films, Zakariya's Sudani from Nigeria and Lijo Jose Pellissery's Ee Ma Yau, have been selected in the competition section.

published on : 24th October 2018

Fifty-five dead after market row in northern Nigeria: Presidency

Fighting broke out between Hausa Muslim and Adara Christian youths in the town of Kasuwan Magani's market following a dispute among wheelbarrow porters.

published on : 21st October 2018

At least 30 killed in Nigeria pipeline fire

The spokesman for Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said the victims were vandals attempting to scoop petrol from the pipeline.

published on : 13th October 2018

Nigerian drug peddler dies in Hyderabad while trying to flee from cops

It was a dangerous escape, right out of the reel, that ended on a rather tragic note as a 35-year-old Nigerian fell off from the third floor of an apartment while trying to escape from the police.

published on : 6th October 2018

Candidates queue up to run Boko Haram-hit Nigerian state

Whoever emerges as the winner will contest for the governorship at elections in March next year and likely succeed Kashim Shettima, who steps down after a maximum of two four-year terms.

published on : 29th September 2018

Death toll climbs in Nigeria flooding: Relief agency

Nearly 200 people have died in flooding caused by heavy seasonal rains across 12 states in Nigeria, the country's main relief agency said on Thursday.

published on : 27th September 2018

100 die in severe flooding in Nigeria: relief agency

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday he had approved the release of three billion naira (USD 8.3 million, 7.1 million euros) to buy medical and relief materials.

published on : 18th September 2018

Nigeria troops repel fresh Boko Haram base attack

Scores of fighters attacked the base in Damasak, in the far north of Borno state, on Wednesday evening, firing heavy artillery in an apparent bid to overrun it.

published on : 13th September 2018

'Several' killed after explosion in Nigeria gas filling station: Presidency

There was no immediate confirmation of the death toll after the blast at the plant in the state capital Lafia but dozens of people were also said to have suffered burns.

published on : 11th September 2018

Boko Haram captures Nigerian town after troop attack

Local officials and security sources said scores of fighters believed to be loyal to a Boko Haram faction backed by the Islamic State group overran troops in Gudumbali.

published on : 9th September 2018
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