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# nigeria - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Nigeria steps up search for 39 students kidnapped from hostels
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# Abducted

Nigeria steps up search for 39 students kidnapped from hostels

Mar 13th 2021, 11:49 AM 9,887 Views 10 Comments

Dozens of students were kidnapped in northwestern Kaduna after gunmen stormed a college.

# nigeria - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

All 279 kidnapped Nigerian students released - governor
# Zamfara
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# Zamfara

All 279 kidnapped Nigerian students released - governor

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:55 AM 7,232 Views 1 Comment

Nigeria has been rocked by four mass abductions of students in less than three months

# nigeria - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Children abducted from school in Nigeria freed after ten days
# Returned
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# Returned

Children abducted from school in Nigeria freed after ten days

Updated Feb 27th 2021, 1:30 PM 17,320 Views 1 Comment

42 people, including 27 children, have been freed.

# nigeria - Friday 26 February, 2021

Hundreds unaccounted for after new abduction at school in Nigeria
# Mass Kidnapping
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# Mass Kidnapping

Hundreds unaccounted for after new abduction at school in Nigeria

Feb 26th 2021, 1:27 PM 16,726 Views 13 Comments

Heavily-armed criminal gangs in northwest and central Nigeria have stepped up attacks in recent years.

# nigeria - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Rescue operation ordered after criminal gang kidnaps hundreds of students from school in Nigeria
# School Abductions
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# School Abductions

Rescue operation ordered after criminal gang kidnaps hundreds of students from school in Nigeria

Feb 17th 2021, 11:40 AM 16,444 Views 8 Comments

The incident happened yesterday in the town of Kagara.

# nigeria - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Over 300 schoolboys abducted in Nigeria have been released - official
# Kankara
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# Kankara

Over 300 schoolboys abducted in Nigeria have been released - official

Dec 17th 2020, 9:47 PM 15,952 Views 6 Comments

It’s unclear whether the kidnappers are still holding some students captive.

# nigeria - Monday 16 November, 2020

Former Nigeria and Serie A player escapes from suspected armed kidnappers
# Lucky
# Lucky

Former Nigeria and Serie A player escapes from suspected armed kidnappers

Nov 16th 2020, 3:06 PM 9,613 Views 1 Comment

Christian Obodo says two men forced themselves into his car and pushed his girlfriend out.

# nigeria - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Minister Simon Coveney calls on Nigerian authorities to investigate violence against protesters
# Lagos
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# Lagos

Minister Simon Coveney calls on Nigerian authorities to investigate violence against protesters

Oct 24th 2020, 8:30 AM 17,249 Views 36 Comments

Amnesty International said that at least 12 peaceful protesters were killed in an incident involving the Nigerian army this week.

Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for deaths of civilians
# Muhammadu Buhari
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# Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for deaths of civilians

Oct 24th 2020, 7:55 AM 15,161 Views 5 Comments

An official toll says 51 civilians, 11 policemen and seven soldiers have been killed during unrest linked to protests about police abuse.

# nigeria - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Nigeria’s president addresses nation on unrest but doesn't mention protesters’ deaths
# Lagos
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# Lagos

Nigeria’s president addresses nation on unrest but doesn't mention protesters’ deaths

Updated Oct 22nd 2020, 10:21 PM 30,380 Views 7 Comments

Nigeria has been gripped by protests against police brutality.

# nigeria - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Explainer: What is happening in Nigeria?
# End Sars
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# End Sars

Explainer: What is happening in Nigeria?

Oct 21st 2020, 1:32 PM 56,680 Views 8 Comments

Several people have been killed by security forces amid ongoing protests against police brutality.

Nigeria security forces fire on protesters as curfew imposed amid widespread demonstrations
# Lagos
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# Lagos

Nigeria security forces fire on protesters as curfew imposed amid widespread demonstrations

Oct 21st 2020, 7:35 AM 16,420 Views 8 Comments

Defiant protesters at the scene had sung the national anthem and pledged to remain out on the streets despite the stay-at-home order.

# nigeria - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Irish government to return €5.5m in funds misappropriated by former Nigerian leader
# Frozen Assets
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# Frozen Assets

Irish government to return €5.5m in funds misappropriated by former Nigerian leader

Aug 13th 2020, 8:22 PM 36,960 Views 40 Comments

The government said the funds were frozen in a Dublin-based bank account.

# nigeria - Monday 25 November, 2019

Minister writes to Grealish asking him to clarify 'apparent ethnic basis' of Nigerian money statement
# Remittances
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# Remittances

Minister writes to Grealish asking him to clarify 'apparent ethnic basis' of Nigerian money statement

Nov 25th 2019, 12:17 PM 15,013 Views 51 Comments

The Galway West TD singled out Nigeria while raising questions in the Dáil about money being sent out of Ireland.

# nigeria - Thursday 14 November, 2019

World Bank says remittance estimates from Ireland to Nigeria are not reliable
# Nigeria
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# Nigeria

World Bank says remittance estimates from Ireland to Nigeria are not reliable

Nov 14th 2019, 3:15 PM 28,288 Views 55 Comments

There is an “urgent need” to improve such data collection, the organisation said.

# nigeria - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

FactCheck: No, €3.5 billion was not sent to Nigeria by people living in Ireland over the past eight years
# Factcheck
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# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, €3.5 billion was not sent to Nigeria by people living in Ireland over the past eight years

Nov 13th 2019, 6:16 PM 72,799 Views 158 Comments

The claim was made by independent TD Noel Grealish in the Dáil yesterday.

# nigeria - Friday 27 September, 2019

Hundreds of  boys and men freed from 'torture house' in Nigeria
# Kaduna
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# Kaduna

Hundreds of boys and men freed from 'torture house' in Nigeria

Sep 27th 2019, 7:30 PM 31,642 Views 30 Comments

Victims at the facility were found padlocked to car hubcaps and had their hands and feet chained.

# nigeria - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Man City's Mahrez hits late winner to send Algeria into Africa Cup of Nations final
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Man City's Mahrez hits late winner to send Algeria into Africa Cup of Nations final

Jul 14th 2019, 10:16 PM 5,640 Views 1 Comment

Senegal await in the decider which will take place on Friday.

# nigeria - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Holders crash out as Arsenal star Iwobi grabs winner to send Nigeria through
# AFCON
# AFCON

Holders crash out as Arsenal star Iwobi grabs winner to send Nigeria through

Jul 6th 2019, 9:27 PM 8,281 Views 0 Comments

Nigeria beat holders Cameroon 3-2 in Saturday’s thrilling Africa Cup of Nations last-16 tie.

# nigeria - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Ranked 108th in the world, Madagascar stun Nigeria to seal Africa Cup of Nations progress
# Upset
# Upset

Ranked 108th in the world, Madagascar stun Nigeria to seal Africa Cup of Nations progress

Jun 30th 2019, 9:16 PM 8,125 Views 7 Comments

Unbeaten Madagascar defeated the Super Eagles 2-0 to top Group B on Sunday.

# nigeria - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Ruthless Norway make Nigeria pay for first-half errors
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Ruthless Norway make Nigeria pay for first-half errors

Jun 8th 2019, 10:46 PM 6,839 Views 0 Comments

Norway join hosts France at the top of Group A.

# nigeria - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Eight killed and dozens injured after building housing 'illegal school' collapses in Nigeria
# Lagos
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# Lagos

Eight killed and dozens injured after building housing 'illegal school' collapses in Nigeria

Mar 13th 2019, 10:33 PM 8,382 Views 12 Comments

Reports suggested that dozens of children were trapped inside the building.

# nigeria - Sunday 23 December, 2018

‘We beat the British Army 37-0. A few weeks later we won against Germany and were European champions’
# Throwback
# Throwback

‘We beat the British Army 37-0. A few weeks later we won against Germany and were European champions’

Dec 23rd 2018, 9:00 AM 26,745 Views 4 Comments

Goalkeeper Dean Delany reflects on winning the U18 European Championships in Cyprus and playing in the 1999 World Youth Cup in Nigeria under Brian Kerr.

# nigeria - Monday 3 December, 2018

'It's the real me': Nigerian president denies he was replaced by a lookalike
# Buhari
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# Buhari

'It's the real me': Nigerian president denies he was replaced by a lookalike

Dec 3rd 2018, 10:09 AM 14,109 Views 11 Comments

The rumours stem from the president’s ill health.

# nigeria - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Skin bleaching in Africa: Teens are using injectables as the trend sees worrying growth
# A Matter Of Complexion
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# A Matter Of Complexion

Skin bleaching in Africa: Teens are using injectables as the trend sees worrying growth

Aug 11th 2018, 10:30 AM 38,106 Views 35 Comments

For many Nigerians, it is seen as a “standard procedure”.

# nigeria - Friday 27 July, 2018

Wolves goalkeeper retires after year-long battle with leukemia
# One Carl Ikeme
# One Carl Ikeme

Wolves goalkeeper retires after year-long battle with leukemia

Jul 27th 2018, 4:47 PM 9,785 Views 1 Comment

Tributes have been made as 32-year-old Nigeria international Carl Ikeme is hanging up his boots following advice from doctors.

# nigeria - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash
# Emotional Toll
# Emotional Toll

'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash

Jul 3rd 2018, 12:35 PM 8,639 Views 8 Comments

The Nigerian captain was told to call kidnappers hours before last Tuesday’s World Cup group D meeting kicked off.

# nigeria - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Maradona receives treatment after Argentina's dramatic win
# El Diez
# El Diez

Maradona receives treatment after Argentina's dramatic win

Jun 27th 2018, 12:01 AM 44,516 Views 29 Comments

The Argentina icon required treatment after his nation reached the last 16 at the World Cup.

# nigeria - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

As it happened: Nigeria v Argentina, World Cup
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Nigeria v Argentina, World Cup

Jun 26th 2018, 7:09 PM 27,430 Views 26 Comments

Nigeria take on Argentina, with both sides’ World Cup hopes in the balance.

# nigeria - Monday 25 June, 2018

On the brink, Argentina handed a final shot at World Cup salvation
# Last Chance Saloon
# Last Chance Saloon

On the brink, Argentina handed a final shot at World Cup salvation

Jun 25th 2018, 7:56 AM 12,249 Views 5 Comments

Leo Messi and the rest of Jorge Sampaoli’s troubled squad have one final shot at redemption against Nigeria on Tuesday.

# nigeria - Friday 22 June, 2018

Brilliant Musa double inspires Nigeria to victory as Group D is blown wide open
# Super Eagles
# Super Eagles

Brilliant Musa double inspires Nigeria to victory as Group D is blown wide open

Jun 22nd 2018, 5:57 PM 8,295 Views 13 Comments

Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa sent the Super Eagles into second place with an impressive brace against Iceland.

Sublime! Ahmed Musa's outrageous half-volley is one of the goals of the World Cup
# Worldie
# Worldie

Sublime! Ahmed Musa's outrageous half-volley is one of the goals of the World Cup

Jun 22nd 2018, 5:23 PM 11,509 Views 4 Comments

The forward’s 14th goal for his country is surely a goal of the competition contender.

# nigeria - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

'Football doesn't give room for any of this' - Babayaro hits out at 'fashionista' Eagles at World Cup
# Clobber
# Clobber

'Football doesn't give room for any of this' - Babayaro hits out at 'fashionista' Eagles at World Cup

Jun 19th 2018, 8:19 AM 13,509 Views 4 Comments

Nigeria’s eye-catching kits have drawn more attention than any other at the tournament, but, sadly the same can’t be said of their football so far.

# nigeria - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Luka Modric on the scoresheet as Croatia ease to victory and go top of Group D
# Top Of The Table
# Top Of The Table

Luka Modric on the scoresheet as Croatia ease to victory and go top of Group D

Jun 16th 2018, 9:56 PM 9,502 Views 5 Comments

An own goal and a Luca Modric penalty handed Croatia all three points in Kaliningrad.

# nigeria - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Impressive England go 9 games unbeaten with World Cup warm-up win
# Review
# Review

Impressive England go 9 games unbeaten with World Cup warm-up win

Jun 2nd 2018, 7:59 PM 15,875 Views 25 Comments

Goals from Gary Cahill and Harry Kane saw the Three Lions earn a victory over Nigeria.

Nigeria's new World Cup kit sells out after three million pre-orders ahead of England friendly
# Super Eagles
# Super Eagles

Nigeria's new World Cup kit sells out after three million pre-orders ahead of England friendly

Jun 2nd 2018, 4:59 PM 19,534 Views 15 Comments

The Super Eagles are in action at Wembley this evening, with their new kit for the World Cup proving popular with supporters.

# nigeria - Monday 28 May, 2018

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship
# Miracle
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# Miracle

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship

May 28th 2018, 9:07 AM 13,652 Views 14 Comments

The mother had been kidnapped in Libya and was subjected to regular beatings before she escaped.

# nigeria - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Over 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram freed
# Nigeria
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# Nigeria

Over 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram freed

Mar 21st 2018, 1:22 PM 16,417 Views 13 Comments

110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, northeast Nigeria were kidnapped just over a month ago.

# nigeria - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Nigeria struggles to contain spread of Lassa fever after 110 deaths
# Ebola's Cousin
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# Ebola's Cousin

Nigeria struggles to contain spread of Lassa fever after 110 deaths

Mar 13th 2018, 8:28 AM 11,987 Views 12 Comments

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 353 Lassa cases since 1 January.

# nigeria - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'Some' girls kidnapped from school by Boko Haram freed by 'gallant officers'
# Boko Haram
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# Boko Haram

'Some' girls kidnapped from school by Boko Haram freed by 'gallant officers'

Feb 22nd 2018, 7:11 AM 12,934 Views 8 Comments

“The rescued girls are now in the custody of the Nigerian Army.”

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