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  1. News - World - NIGERIA

    Nigeria Islamists attack villages and church near Chibok, dozens killed

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 12:37am by Reuters and AFP

    ... on the civilian population,” Hamisu said by telephone. The militants are extending their reach beyond their remote northeastern heartlands. A bomb in an upmarket shopping district of the capital Abuja ...

  2. News - World - NIGERIA

    Nigeria’s Boko Haram offers to swap kidnapped girls for prisoners

    Posted May 12th 2014, 07:04pm by Reuters

    ... of northeast Nigeria, the country with Africa’s largest population and biggest economy. The attack has provoked global expressions of outrage, and concern about the fate of the girls deepened when ...

  3. News - World - NIGERIA

    ‘We can’t kill our girls in the name of trying to save them’

    Posted May 27th 2014, 09:35pm by AFP

    ... believes Western influences have corrupted Nigerian society and want an Islamic state under strict sharia law. But the population of 170 million people is divided almost equally between Christians ...

  4. News - World - NIGERIA

    Nigeria's military has found girls abducted by Boko Haram

    Posted May 27th 2014, 09:35am by Associated Press

    ... the population 170 million people is divided almost equally between Christians and Muslims. ...

  5. News - World - NIGERIA

    Bombings kill at least 118 in central Nigerian city of Jos

    Posted May 21st 2014, 05:02pm by Reuters

    ... was the handiwork of Boko Haram, it would show their growing reach in Africa’s top oil producing and most populous country, striking out beyond their heartland in Nigeria’s semi-arid and weakly governed ...

  6. News - World - NIGERIA

    Nigerian army says most of the 129 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram are still missing

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:25am by Reuters in Maidugari, Nigeria

    ... populous nation. President Goodluck Jonathan met his National Security Council on Thursday to review the situation, although the results of that meeting were not made public.   ...

  7. News - World - NIGERIA

    Stampede for Nigerian jobs ends in tragedy

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:20pm by AP

    ... The campaign said scores of people were killed. The Nigerian Red Cross and some hospital officials said the official death toll of 16 could rise. Nearly 41 million of the 170 million population ...

  8. News - World - NIGERIA

    Nigeria seeks French help to fight Islamists after massacre kills 43 students

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:29am by Agence France-Presse in Abuja

    ... in sparsely populated areas of its northeastern neighbours, including Cameroon, Chad and Niger, and flee across the border after staging attacks to avoid military pursuit.   ...

  9. News - World - NIGERIA

    90 killed in bomb and gun attacks in northeastern Nigeria

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:01pm by Bloomberg

    ... are struggling to contain the Boko Haram Islamist group, which has carried out a violent campaign since 2009 to impose shariah law in Africa's most populous nation, which also the continent's ...

  10. News - World - NIGERIA

    Anti-gay mob beat up 14 men in Abuja, Nigeria

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:26am by AP

    ... of Thursday in Abuja, the capital of Africa's most populous nation. Mob justice is common in Nigeria and civil rights organisations have been warning for years of an increase in community ...




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