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MAIDUGURI: Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that has killed scores and displaced thousands of residents, several security sources said on Tuesday.
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Mexico on Wednesday, officially on a trade mission for his state.
9 hrs ago | In-depth Africa
The Ondo state Government has named the Monarch of Ondo Kingdom 'Osamawe', Oba Victor Kiladejo as the new Chairman of the state's council of Obas.
13 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com
Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State has warned his predecessor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, "to stop running down his administration using his paper as a conveyor belt".
The widely reported Boko Haram insurgency attack on Wednesday 20thAugust 2014 at a Nigerian Police training college in Gwoza, Borno State left few survivors.
DAKAR/LAGOS - The world's "disastrously inadequate response" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying needlessly, the head of the World Bank said Monday, as Nigeria confirmed another case of the virus.
Nigerian military officials say they killed about 70 Boko Haram fighters when the Islamic extremists attacked the northeastern town of Bama Monday morning.
Several shootings have been reported near the route of New York City's West Indian Day Parade just hours before its start.
Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception.
IN a fashion that could only spell the absolute absence of fear and opposition, the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, early Saturday invaded four Borno villages, including Jibwhiwhui, in over a dozen Toyota Hilux vans and motorcycles, killing 14 people and torching houses and shops.
The All Progressives Congress has said Nigerians must hold President Goodluck Jonathan personally responsible if the Ebola Virus Disease spreads more than it has done in the country, after he failed to stop a rally in his support in Port Harcourt on Saturday, despite warning from individuals and groups.
The Olukere of Ikere Ekiti kingdom of Ekiti State, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, has warned the two daughters of the late Ogoga of Ikere Ekiti, Oba Adegoke Adegboye, not to allow their quest for the regency of the community thwart the peace in the kingdom.
Ahead of the 2015 general elections in Nigeria, the United States' Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle, has said his country was committed to free, fair, credible and non-violent elections in Nigeria.
The All Progressives Grand Alliance on Saturday declared support for President Goodluck Jonathan to run for a second term in 2015.
The Nigerian diplomat attached to the Economic Community of West African States , Olubukun Koye who escaped from quarantine in Lagos after testing positive to Ebola virus and travelled to Port Harcourt for treatment, an action that resulted in the death of the doctor who treated him may face manslaughter charges.
Nigeria on Sunday confirmed a fresh case of Ebola in a doctor whose husband died from the virus, adding to a growing list of healthcare workers in West Africa hit by the epidemic.
Some of the Chibok schoolgirls, who escaped froa Zm their Boko Haram abductors have been awarded scholarships to attend the American University Nigeria Academy, AUN, Yola, Adamawa State.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 03:00 pm
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