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# nigeria - Last month November 2022

How Ireland's World Cup group rivals got on during the international window
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How Ireland's World Cup group rivals got on during the international window

Nov 15th 2022, 10:07 PM 3,802 Views 0 Comments

Vera Pauw’s history-makers were 4-0 winners over Morocco, but how did the other teams in Group B fare?

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In-form Nigerian striker helps Napoli go six clear in Serie A while Bayern reclaim top spot
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In-form Nigerian striker helps Napoli go six clear in Serie A while Bayern reclaim top spot

Oct 29th 2022, 4:35 PM 4,032 Views 1 Comment

Victor Osimhen helped his side to a 4-0 win over Sassuolo.

Ex-Chelsea midfielder Mikel announces retirement aged 35
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Ex-Chelsea midfielder Mikel announces retirement aged 35

Sep 27th 2022, 4:22 PM 6,708 Views 2 Comments

The Nigerian won two Premier League titles, three FA Cups, the Champions League, the Europa League and the League Cup in 11 years at Stamford Bridge.

Napoli under investigation over suspected transfer fraud in deal for Nigerian striker
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Napoli under investigation over suspected transfer fraud in deal for Nigerian striker

Jun 21st 2022, 4:45 PM 7,033 Views 4 Comments

Victor Osimhen joined the Serie A side from Lille in 2020.

Napoli forward scores four goals as Nigeria earn AFCON record in 10-0 win
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# Emphatic

Napoli forward scores four goals as Nigeria earn AFCON record in 10-0 win

Jun 13th 2022, 10:42 PM 6,693 Views 2 Comments

Nigeria crushed Sao Tome e Principe in Morocco on Monday.

Nigerian forces hunt gunmen who killed 50 at church
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Nigerian forces hunt gunmen who killed 50 at church

Jun 6th 2022, 8:43 PM 21,349 Views 9 Comments

No-one has claimed responsibility for the killings.

Gunmen kill 'many' worshippers at a church in southwest Nigeria
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Gunmen kill 'many' worshippers at a church in southwest Nigeria

Jun 5th 2022, 6:00 PM 17,760 Views 5 Comments

No group claimed responsibility for the attack in the southwest state of Ondo.

More than 30 die in stampede at Nigeria church food event
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More than 30 die in stampede at Nigeria church food event

May 28th 2022, 8:02 PM 24,577 Views 10 Comments

A church organisation was offering food and gifts for the impoverished at the Port Harcourt Polo Club when a “mammoth” crowd got out of control.

At least 80 killed by explosion at illegal oil refinery in Nigeria
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At least 80 killed by explosion at illegal oil refinery in Nigeria

Apr 24th 2022, 12:57 PM 14,601 Views 10 Comments

Some of the bodies recovered were ‘burnt beyond recognition’.

Salah sets up win for Egypt over Senegal, Slimani stuns Cameroon
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Salah sets up win for Egypt over Senegal, Slimani stuns Cameroon

Mar 25th 2022, 10:27 PM 3,694 Views 0 Comments

The eagerly awaited clash was a repeat of the Africa Cup of Nations final last month.

Iheanacho hits winner against Salah's Egypt as Nigeria move past troubled AFCON build-up
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Iheanacho hits winner against Salah's Egypt as Nigeria move past troubled AFCON build-up

Updated Jan 11th 2022, 10:33 PM 5,321 Views 0 Comments

Guinea-Bissau couldn’t capitalise on Egypt’s defeat despite their best efforts against Sudan.

At least 200 people killed by gunmen in northwest Nigeria
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At least 200 people killed by gunmen in northwest Nigeria

Jan 9th 2022, 11:53 AM 14,328 Views 1 Comment

A government spokesperson said thousands of people have been displaced following the attacks.

Second Africa Cup of Nations row for Watford as club accused of refusing to release Senegal winger
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# Conflict

Second Africa Cup of Nations row for Watford as club accused of refusing to release Senegal winger

Jan 2nd 2022, 7:33 PM 6,816 Views 1 Comment

Nigeria previously suggested Watford were ‘baring fangs’ when the club objected to Emmanuel Dennis being named in their squad.

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Ireland donates 500,000 Covid-19 Janssen vaccines to Nigeria
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Ireland donates 500,000 Covid-19 Janssen vaccines to Nigeria

Nov 29th 2021, 5:24 PM 24,489 Views 34 Comments

The vaccination rate in Nigeria is currently below 2%.

'I spoke to him before the game' - One Lagos-born Irish youngster is aiming to follow in the footsteps of another
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'I spoke to him before the game' - One Lagos-born Irish youngster is aiming to follow in the footsteps of another

Nov 16th 2021, 1:00 PM 35,912 Views 6 Comments

Joshua Kayode on being inspired by Chiedozie Ogbene.

'The last time I was in Nigeria, I saw a little boy with a Lions top on'
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'The last time I was in Nigeria, I saw a little boy with a Lions top on'

Jul 20th 2021, 10:00 PM 12,271 Views 2 Comments

Maro Itoje is set to play a huge role for the Lions in what will be his second Test series.

Gunmen kidnap 140 school students in northwest Nigeria
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Gunmen kidnap 140 school students in northwest Nigeria

Jul 5th 2021, 3:45 PM 10,326 Views 5 Comments

The abduction is the latest in a series of similar incidents across northwest and central Nigeria.

Twitter suspended in Nigeria after president's tweet deleted for violating rules
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Twitter suspended in Nigeria after president's tweet deleted for violating rules

Jun 5th 2021, 6:46 PM 20,245 Views 19 Comments

The government directive has been condemned by international human rights groups.

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

Mar 13th 2021, 11:49 AM 9,944 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:55 AM 7,247 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Updated Feb 27th 2021, 1:30 PM 17,339 Views 1 Comment

42 people, including 27 children, have been freed.

Hundreds unaccounted for after new abduction at school in Nigeria
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Hundreds unaccounted for after new abduction at school in Nigeria

Feb 26th 2021, 1:27 PM 16,750 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Feb 17th 2021, 11:40 AM 16,468 Views 8 Comments

The incident happened yesterday in the town of Kagara.

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

Dec 17th 2020, 9:47 PM 15,976 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Nov 16th 2020, 3:06 PM 9,641 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Oct 24th 2020, 8:30 AM 17,304 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
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Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for deaths of civilians

Oct 24th 2020, 7:55 AM 15,175 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’s president addresses nation on unrest but doesn't mention protesters’ deaths
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Nigeria’s president addresses nation on unrest but doesn't mention protesters’ deaths

Updated Oct 22nd 2020, 10:21 PM 30,399 Views 7 Comments

Nigeria has been gripped by protests against police brutality.

Explainer: What is happening in Nigeria?
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Explainer: What is happening in Nigeria?

Oct 21st 2020, 1:32 PM 56,916 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
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Nigeria security forces fire on protesters as curfew imposed amid widespread demonstrations

Oct 21st 2020, 7:35 AM 16,566 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.

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

Aug 13th 2020, 8:22 PM 37,262 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Nov 25th 2019, 12:17 PM 15,046 Views 51 Comments

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

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

Nov 14th 2019, 3:15 PM 28,380 Views 55 Comments

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

FactCheck: No, €3.5 billion was not sent to Nigeria by people living in Ireland over the past eight years
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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 73,122 Views 158 Comments

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

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

Sep 27th 2019, 7:30 PM 31,660 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Jul 14th 2019, 10:16 PM 5,674 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Jul 6th 2019, 9:27 PM 8,320 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 30th 2019, 9:16 PM 8,159 Views 7 Comments

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

Ruthless Norway make Nigeria pay for first-half errors
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Ruthless Norway make Nigeria pay for first-half errors

Jun 8th 2019, 10:46 PM 6,884 Views 0 Comments

Norway join hosts France at the top of Group A.

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

Mar 13th 2019, 10:33 PM 8,404 Views 12 Comments

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

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