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# nigeria - Thursday 14 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Two years on, video appears to show schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram Nigeria

Two years on, video appears to show schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram

More than 200 girls were abducted from a secondary school in Chibok on 14 April 2014.

# nigeria - Thursday 31 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: This starving boy has made a wonderful recovery two months after being rescued Hope

PHOTOS: This starving boy has made a wonderful recovery two months after being rescued

His family reportedly abandoned him because they thought he was a witch.

# nigeria - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Women disguised as men kill 22 people in mosque suicide bombing Nigeria

Women disguised as men kill 22 people in mosque suicide bombing

A further 18 people sustained injuries in the blast.

# nigeria - Saturday 27 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pastor who burned woman to death and tried to kill five others challenges death sentence Congregation

Pastor who burned woman to death and tried to kill five others challenges death sentence

The Christian pastor poured petrol on five other members of his congregation.

# nigeria - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie These heartbreaking images show the moment a starving boy was rescued in Nigeria Hope This post contains images

These heartbreaking images show the moment a starving boy was rescued in Nigeria

He was abandoned because his family thought he was a witch.

# nigeria - Monday 15 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Woman raped by asylum seeker says he shouldn’t be allowed to remain in the country Waterford

Woman raped by asylum seeker says he shouldn’t be allowed to remain in the country

The woman was offered a lift home by the man who she met outside a pub in the early hours of the morning.

# nigeria - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge This woman got a modelling contract after accidentally photobombing a popstar Daily Bread

This woman got a modelling contract after accidentally photobombing a popstar

Rapper Tinie Tempah was being photographed in Nigeria when this beautiful bread-seller walked into shot.

# nigeria - Friday 25 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 killed after gas plant explodes in Nigeria Nnewi

Over 100 killed after gas plant explodes in Nigeria

The fire raged for hours.

# nigeria - Saturday 21 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie For advice on sex and money, Nigerian women turn to Instagram Agony Aunt

For advice on sex and money, Nigerian women turn to Instagram

Nigerian agony aunt Fatibolady says her Instagram page provides much-needed support to women in the country’s conservative north.

# nigeria - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years Ealing

Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years

Dr Emmanuel Edet engaged in charity work for children in the developing world, while keeping a Nigerian “house boy” trapped in his home.

From TheJournal.ie Two major bomb attacks leave more than 30 dead in two days Nigeria

Two major bomb attacks leave more than 30 dead in two days

The number killed in the attack this evening is unclear at this time.

# nigeria - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Six killed as 12-year-old girl used as a bomb Boko Haram

Six killed as 12-year-old girl used as a bomb

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the bus park bombing but it bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram.

# nigeria - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Domestic workers are the most exploited group in Ireland Au Pairs

Domestic workers are the most exploited group in Ireland

A new report from the EU has singled out childcare and domestic cleaners as the most exploited in Ireland.

# 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.

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