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#Abuja

# abuja - Monday 8 May, 2017

Girls freed from Boko Haram will be cared for - Nigerian president
# Bring Back Our Girls
# Bring Back Our Girls

Girls freed from Boko Haram will be cared for - Nigerian president

May 8th 2017, 10:08 AM 12,707 Views 21 Comments

The president has promised to support their “education, health, security and general well-being”.

# abuja - Saturday 25 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 25th 2014, 10:15 AM 11,471 Views 8 Comments

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

# abuja - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital
# Blast
# Blast

Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital

Jun 25th 2014, 10:11 PM 9,365 Views 51 Comments

Another 17 people were injured in the blast.

# abuja - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Seven jobseekers killed in Nigeria stadium stampede
# Abuja
# Abuja

Seven jobseekers killed in Nigeria stadium stampede

Mar 15th 2014, 12:22 PM 8,413 Views 13 Comments

Witnesses said that only one entrance at the 60,000 capacity Abuja stadium was open as the crush occurred.

# abuja - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Over 150 feared dead after plane crashes into building in Nigerian city
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Over 150 feared dead after plane crashes into building in Nigerian city

Jun 3rd 2012, 6:39 PM 4,642 Views 8 Comments

The plane crashed into a two-storey building in Africa’s largest city. Residents said the plane had been coming in low and making a loud noise before it crashed.

# abuja - Monday 30 April, 2012

10 killed in suicide blast in northeast Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

10 killed in suicide blast in northeast Nigeria

Apr 30th 2012, 8:15 PM 1,270 Views 0 Comments

A suicide bomber drove into a convoy carrying a top police official in northeast Nigeria todayy, detonating his explosives and killing at least 10 people.

# abuja - Monday 26 December, 2011

Fear of further church violence after attacks kill 39 in Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Fear of further church violence after attacks kill 39 in Nigeria

Dec 26th 2011, 10:43 AM 1,083 Views 5 Comments

A series of bombings yesterday targeted Christmas Day church services and Nigeria’s military.

# abuja - Sunday 25 December, 2011

Bomb strikes Nigerian church during Christmas service
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Bomb strikes Nigerian church during Christmas service

Dec 25th 2011, 10:13 AM 1,988 Views 21 Comments

Local officials could not confirm how many people were injured, but said there were not enough ambulances to convey the wounded to hospital.

# abuja - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Nigeria says man with al-Qaeda links masterminded UN bomb attack
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Nigeria says man with al-Qaeda links masterminded UN bomb attack

Aug 31st 2011, 9:12 PM 105 Views 2 Comments

Twenty-three people were killed in the attack on the UN’s headquarters in the Nigerian capital Abuja last week.

# abuja - Friday 26 August, 2011

Video: Explosion strikes UN building in Nigeria, killing 16
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Video: Explosion strikes UN building in Nigeria, killing 16

Aug 26th 2011, 3:55 PM 303 Views 6 Comments

One eyewitness says he saw ‘many dead’ after an explosion at the United Nation’s main Nigerian offices at Abuja.

# abuja - Monday 30 May, 2011

Nigeria blast kills 15 people hours after inauguration
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Nigeria blast kills 15 people hours after inauguration

May 30th 2011, 12:37 PM 288 Views 0 Comments

A bomb tore through a military barracks in the north of the country killing 15 people – just hours after the inauguration of President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria’s capital of Abuja.