Tag: Nigeria

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Amnesty says Nigerian air force killed 35 people in raids

Nigerian air raids aimed at stopping herdsmen-farmer clashes killed at least 35 people in December, Amnesty International said Tuesday, describing ...

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Mass Nigerian arrests for homosexual acts in Lagos State

More than 40 men have been arrested in Nigeria over the weekend for performing homosexual acts, police say. They are ...

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‘More than 40’ killed in battle with Boko Haram in Nigeria

More than 40 people have died during an attempt to free people during an ambush by militant Islam group Boko ...

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Man who named dog after President Muhammadu Buhari cleared

Charges have been dropped against a 41-year-old Nigerian man who named his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari. Joachim Iroko, a ...

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Nigeria has over 50% of the world’s out-of-school children

More than half the world’s children who are not being educated are in Nigeria, the country’s government has said. Acknowledging ...

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Chibok girls: 82 reunited with families in Nigeria

A group of the “Chibok girls” freed from Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants have been reunited with their families. The 82 ...

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Nigeria: Purported Chibok girl ‘escapes’ Boko Haram

A schoolgirl believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram three years ago has been rescued by government troops while ...

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Nigeria’s President Buhari to go to London as health fears mount

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to London on Sunday for follow-up medical tests after weeks of mounting concern about ...

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Meningitis outbreak kills at least 140 in Nigeria

An outbreak of meningitis in several states of Nigeria has killed at least 140 people, officials say. It has been ...

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Dozens of Boko Haram fighters surrender in southern Niger

Dozens of Boko Haram fighters have given themselves up to authorities in southern Niger, the interior minister said, days after ...