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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Nigeria

Power line kills fans watching Man Utd v Anderlecht match in...

At least seven Nigerian football fans died when a high-powered electricity line fell onto a building where they were watching Manchester United play Anderlecht...

Ethiopia Airlines land new Airbus 8350 in Abuja

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport has reopened after six weeks of closure for repairs. The Abuja airport runway had been under repairs and reopened a...

Nigeria : Herdsmen kill 12, injure 13 in Jema’a LGA

Southern Kaduna is on the edge again, as 12 people have been reported dead and 13 others injured after suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked the...

Parents of 270 Nigerian schoolgirls mark three-year kidnap anniversary

Three years after nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped from their dormitory in northeastern Nigeria, the Bring Back Our Girls group marked the anniversary...

Buhari sacks PenCom, CPC, BPE bosses, 20 others

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday relieved the heads of 23 Federal Government agencies of their appointments and approved the appointment of their replacements. A...

Nigeria’s House of Reps committee to probe oil licence deal

Nigeria's lower house of parliament has set up a committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the award of oil prospecting licence (OPL) 245, the...

Nigeria says foils Boko Haram plans to attack British, U.S. embassies

Nigeria's state security agency said on Wednesday it had thwarted plans by Boko Haram militants linked to Islamic State to attack the British...

Trump plans to move ahead with Nigeria planes sale: Reports

President Donald Trump's administration is pushing forward with plans to sell up to a dozen aircraft to Nigeria's air force for the fight against...

Nigeria’s military frees 593 people cleared of Boko Haram ties

Nigeria's military on Monday released 593 people after clearing them of having ties with the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a spokesman said. The...

Nigeria marks 3 years since Chibok girls’ kidnapping

Nigeria is marking three years since over 200 schoolgirls were abducted from a remote town in the northeast of the country. On the night...
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