Lagos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lagos, Nigeria. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 331,871 in Lagos, Nigeria

  1. Boko Haram attacks biggest city in northeastern NigeriaRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | MacLeans

    ... security operatives," he complained. The multiple attacks come as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital nearly 1,000 miles (more than 1,500 kilometres) southwest of Maiduguri, to encourage peaceful elections ...

    Comment?

  2. Boko Haram rebels wage new Nigeria attacks as Kerry visitsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Arab Times

    Militants launched a dawn raid on Jintilo village on the outskirts of the Borno State capital, prompting soldiers to respond with heavy weaponry and air strikes while the entire city was put on lock-down. At the same time, Islamist fighters attacked Monguno, about 65 kilometres from the fishing town of Baga, where hundreds, if not more, people were killed in a devastating Boko Haram onslaught earlier this month.

    Comment?

  3. Nigerian troops, Boko Haram militants clash in MaiduguriRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... of security operatives," he complained. The multiple attacks come as US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital nearly 1,000 miles southwest of Maiduguri, to encourage peaceful elections on Feb. 14 in Africa 's most ...

    Comment?

  4. Kerry in Nigeria to warn against postelection violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Star

    In a rare high-level visit to Africa's most populous country, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Nigeria's leading presidential candidates to refrain from fomenting violence after next month's vote, and he condemned savage attacks by Boko Haram, an al-Qaida-linked insurgency. On a day when Nigerian troops battled extremists who attacked Maiduguri, the biggest city in the northeast, Kerry played down reports that the U.S. had grown frustrated with Nigeria's military commitment to fighting the radical Islamist movement.

    Comment?

  5. Kerry meets Nigerian presidential candidates ahead of pollsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Xinhuanet

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday met with two main Nigerian presidential candidates for the February general elections. During the visit, Kerry held closed-door meetings with incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan, who is also the candidate of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party at the Lagos State House and main opposition candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Congress and his team.

    Comment?

  6. Nigeria: U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, Arrives LagosRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | AllAfrica.com

    President Goodluck Jonathan meets U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry upon his arrival at the State House in Lagos on Sunday. Reports revealed that Kerry arrived on board a U.S. Presidential jet at about 1 p.m. along with his entourage.

    Comment?

  7. Lagos Politician Duped By Tiwa Savage ImpostorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Ghanamma.com

    The rate at which people impersonate celebrities in Nigeria is increasing rapidly and doesn't look like it's going to stop soon. According to Daily Independent, the fake Tiwa Savage collected N500,000 from the politician as part payment to perform at his political declaration party.

    Comment?

  8. Amber Rose To Be In Lagos Very SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Ghanamma.com

    The very delectable and sexy Amber Rose says she is coming to Lagos, as she announced on Instagram page yesterday "Lagos, Nigeria I'm coming to Turn Up with my Friend D'banj January 31st for His 10th year Anniversary Weekend! #1 Kokolet" Amber Rose is coming to host D'Banjs 'An Epic Journey' show in support of his 10 years anniversary in the Nigerian music industry.

    Comment?

  9. Nigeria: Remarks by John Kerry at a Press Availability in LagosRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | AllAfrica.com

    SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good afternoon, everybody. I am really delighted be here in Nigeria.

    Comment?

  10. Perpetrators of violence in Nigeria will be denied visas for U.S. - KerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Star Online

    The United States will deny entry to anyone responsible for stoking violence during Nigeria's election next month, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday, while urging the government not to delay the poll. Kerry was in Nigeria to urge its rival political camps to respect the outcome of a Feb. 14 presidential election.

    Comment?

  11. Kerry: US Supports Nigeria in Fight Against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

    Comment?

  12. Kerry Ties US Aid Against Boko Haram to Peaceful Nigerian VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | News Max

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Nigerian political rivals to ensure upcoming elections aren't marred by violence, and said more U.S. support in the fight against Boko Haram militants hinged on a peaceful ballot. Kerry spoke as Nigerian forces fought to repel the Islamic extremists' latest offensive against Maiduguri, capital of the northeastern state of Borno, and deadly raids against six villages elsewhere in the region.

    Comment?

  13. Lagos Poll: I'm confident that Agbaje'll win - ObanikoroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Vanguard

    WHY did you set up the Lagos Independent Presidential Campaign Group for President Jonathan? I set up the Lagos Independent Presidential Campaign Group for President Jonathan to deepen the President's presence in Lagos State and take his message directly to the people. There is a lot of misinformation going on and a critical way to counter that is through grassroots mobilization.

    Comment?

  14. Winning the fight against Boko Haram essential to beat tide of religious extremism - JonathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Vanguard

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday in Lagos said Nigeria was pleased with the international community's agreement with it on the multinational task force initiative in fighting the Boko Haram insurgency. This is contained in a statement in Abuja by Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity.

    Comment?

  15. Nigeria repels suspected Boko Haram attackRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Otago Daily Times

    Nigeria's military repelled multiple attacks by suspected Boko Haram militants on Borno state capital Maiduguri in the northeast, security sources say, but the insurgents captured another Borno town. The assault on Maiduguri, with a population of around two million, began just after midnight.

    Comment?

  16. Fashola Accuses FG Of Diverting SURE-P Money To Fund Jonathan's CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Ghanamma.com

    Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, yesterday, accused the Federal Government of diverting Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme, SURE-P, money for the funding of President Gooodluck Jonathan's re-election campaigns. The governor, who chided the Federal Government for disappointing Nigerians, added: "The money they took for Sure-P is in Sure Pocket, that's what Sure-P means.

    Comment?

  17. Nigeria: U.S. Secretary Kerry Meets Buhari, JonathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | AllAfrica.com

    United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, is expected in Nigeria ahead of the country's general election, an agency report has indicated. According to Associated Press, AP, Mr. Kerry will make a stop-over in Lagos on Sunday to meet with President Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, respectively.

    Comment?

  18. Nigeria May Get US Boost As Militants Take TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | LBC 97.3

    Troops were believed to have been overwhelmed and forced to retreat from the area, which had been targeted twice before in September last year and March 2013. A senior military officer said: "We fought them all night long but they took over the town, including the barracks there."

    Comment?

  19. Boko Haram wages new Nigeria attacks as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Bangkok Post

    Boko Haram fighters on Sunday overran a strategic town in northeastern Nigeria and seized a military base, as Secretary of State John Kerry pledged further US support for the counter-insurgency. Soldiers and security block a road as they secure the venue during a rally of the ruling People's Democratic Party in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on January 24, 2015 The Islamists captured the town of Monguno in Borno State, which lies about 125 kilometres north of the state capital Maiduguri, which was targeted in a simultaneous dawn raid.

    Comment?

  20. Nigerian army claims rare victory against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Los Angeles Times

    A street in Maiduguri, Nigeria, is nearly deserted after clashes between Nigerian troops and Islamic extremists on Jan. 25. The militant group Boko Haram attacked a major Nigerian city early Sunday in what appeared to be its most ambitious attempt to gain territory. But Nigeria's military drove back the insurgents with an air and ground attack, killing about 200 fighters, according to military officials.

    Comment?