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# nigeria - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish priest says man executed in Indonesia ‘had no idea he was on death row’ Condemnation

Irish priest says man executed in Indonesia ‘had no idea he was on death row’

“When we said your death sentence will be implemented, he said, ‘What death sentence? I will not be sentenced to death.’”

# nigeria - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 300 rescued from Boko Haram, but none are the Chibok schoolgirls Bring Back Our Girls

300 rescued from Boko Haram, but none are the Chibok schoolgirls

200 abducted girls and 93 women was rescued after the Nigeria army attacked one of the group’s camps.

# nigeria - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Child bride faces death penalty over accusation she poisoned her husband Nigeria

Child bride faces death penalty over accusation she poisoned her husband

The key witness in the case is a 7-year-old girl who is the sister of the man’s other wife.

# nigeria - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman withdrew more than €50,000 from ATMs when Ulster Bank was down Courts

Woman withdrew more than €50,000 from ATMs when Ulster Bank was down

The woman said she used the money to pay for her father’s kidney transplant.

# nigeria - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Empire State Building to turn red and purple for #BringBackOurGirls campaign Bringbackourgirls

Empire State Building to turn red and purple for #BringBackOurGirls campaign

One year on, the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria are still missing

# nigeria - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “Accidental” Nigerian president loses election fight to 72-year-old former military man No Luck For Goodluck

“Accidental” Nigerian president loses election fight to 72-year-old former military man

Muhammadu Buhari has won the country’s presidential elections.

# nigeria - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations Boko Haram

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations

Militant group Boko Haram followed through on a warning to disrupt the process.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your weekend.

# nigeria - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram declares allegiance to ISIS Enrage The Enemy

Boko Haram declares allegiance to ISIS

The Nigerian terror group’s leader said the pledge was being made as it would “enrage the enemy of Allah”.

# nigeria - Monday 2 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Navy’s LÉ Emer is now in the Nigerian navy Bye Emer

The Irish Navy’s LÉ Emer is now in the Nigerian navy

We’ll miss ol’ Emer… or as she’s now known, NNS Prosperity.

# nigeria - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Six die after young girl used as “suicide” bomber Nigeria

Six die after young girl used as “suicide” bomber

Women have even been banned from attending markets due to this sort of attack.

# nigeria - Friday 20 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This map shows what Africa’s deadliest terror group may be planning next Boko Haram

This map shows what Africa’s deadliest terror group may be planning next

The group’s activities are shifting east and concentrating on border areas.

# nigeria - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram leader taunts African kings: “I challenge you to attack me now” Nigeria

Boko Haram leader taunts African kings: “I challenge you to attack me now”

Hundreds are feared to have been killed in the group’s latest attacks.

# nigeria - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These images show the devastation caused by Boko Haram Nigeria

These images show the devastation caused by Boko Haram

The group is believed to have killed as many as 2,000 people in the last weeks.

# nigeria - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “It is corpses everywhere”: Survivors of Boko Haram attacks describe the horror they’ve seen Nigeria

“It is corpses everywhere”: Survivors of Boko Haram attacks describe the horror they’ve seen

The militant group is responsible for the deaths of around 2,000 people.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is Boko Haram and why can’t Nigeria stop them? Explainer

Explainer: What is Boko Haram and why can’t Nigeria stop them?

The group killed over 2,000 people last week.

# nigeria - Sunday 11 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram use 10-year-old girl suicide bomber in attack outside market Nigeria

Boko Haram use 10-year-old girl suicide bomber in attack outside market

Witnesses said the girl may not have known what exactly was strapped to her body under her hijab.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Thousands’ feared killed in Boko Haram terror attack Nigeria

‘Thousands’ feared killed in Boko Haram terror attack

An Amnesty International statement said there were reports the town of Baga was razed and that as many as 2,000 people were killed.

# nigeria - Friday 9 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram” Boko Haram

“I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram”

Boko Haram killed as many as 2,000 in their latest attacks.

# nigeria - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram raze 16 towns, kill at least 100 Nigeria

Boko Haram raze 16 towns, kill at least 100

The attack comes as President Goodluck Jonathan kicked off his campaign for re-election.

# nigeria - Saturday 3 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Islamic extremists Boko Haram have seized 40 men and boys Nigeria

Islamic extremists Boko Haram have seized 40 men and boys

The attack occurred in the northeast of Nigeria on New Year’s Eve

# nigeria - Monday 1 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year Terror Attacks

There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year

A new report has detailed incidents across the world.

# nigeria - Friday 28 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 120 killed, hundreds more injured — as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque Massacre

120 killed, hundreds more injured — as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque

Just days ago, a senior cleric at the mosque issued a call to arms against Boko Haram.

From Business ETC Most people around the world think the internet is a human right Human Rights

Most people around the world think the internet is a human right

This comes as part of a new study by the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

# nigeria - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Want to be president of Nigeria? No problem. It’ll just cost you €105,000 to run Mo Money Mo Problems

# nigeria - Monday 10 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly Nigeria

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly

Today’s high school attack is the latest by Boko Haram militants.

# nigeria - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nobody knows what will happen if Boko Haram does release kidnapped schoolgirls Confusion

Nobody knows what will happen if Boko Haram does release kidnapped schoolgirls

There are still 219 girls missing from their hometown of Chibok.

# nigeria - Friday 17 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released Ceasefire

Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released

Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.

# nigeria - Monday 8 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Panic as people flee to escape dangerous Boko Haram fighters Fears

Panic as people flee to escape dangerous Boko Haram fighters

The Cameroon army has killed more than 100 Boko Haram fighters, their government said.

# nigeria - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nigeria’s largest city is struggling to find medical personnel to help fight Ebola‎ Lagos

Nigeria’s largest city is struggling to find medical personnel to help fight Ebola‎

It has appealed for volunteers to come forward.

# nigeria - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Greece testing a man for Ebola at Athens hospital EBOLA

Greece testing a man for Ebola at Athens hospital

An architect who recently travelled to Nigeria is being tested for the virus.

# nigeria - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Second Ebola death confirmed in Nigeria as Spain plans evacuation of sick missionary EBOLA

Second Ebola death confirmed in Nigeria as Spain plans evacuation of sick missionary

Almost 900 people have died since the latest outbreak of the disease earlier this year in West Africa.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak Spreading

Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak

WARNING: This article contains an image of a graphic nature.

# nigeria - Monday 4 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria Outbreak

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country.

# nigeria - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the body found in Co Meath, Gaza strikes, and the bulging Moon.

From TheJournal.ie 10-year-old girl ‘strapped with explosives’ arrested in Nigeria Nigeria

10-year-old girl ‘strapped with explosives’ arrested in Nigeria

Meanwhile, Nigerian authorities say a suicide bomber killed six people in Kano city today.

# nigeria - Friday 25 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria Outbreak

Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria

A Liberian national who traveled to Africa’s most populous nation has died in quarantine in Lagos.

# nigeria - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 11 parents of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls have died since their abduction Taking A Toll

11 parents of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls have died since their abduction

One father reportedly died repeating his kidnapped daughters’ names.

# nigeria - Monday 30 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Church attacks leave 54 dead in northeast Nigeria ahead of World Cup match Boko Haram

Church attacks leave 54 dead in northeast Nigeria ahead of World Cup match

Authorities have blamed the attacks on Boko Haram.

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