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# nigeria - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 18th 2015, 5:46 PM 14,135 Views 39 Comments

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

# nigeria - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Six killed as 12-year-old girl used as a bomb
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

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

Aug 25th 2015, 1:05 PM 16,102 Views 27 Comments

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

# nigeria - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Domestic workers are the most exploited group in Ireland
# Au Pairs
# Au Pairs

Domestic workers are the most exploited group in Ireland

Jun 2nd 2015, 3:19 PM 11,124 Views 24 Comments

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

# nigeria - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Irish priest says man executed in Indonesia 'had no idea he was on death row'
# Condemnation
# Condemnation

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

Apr 30th 2015, 8:41 AM 23,437 Views 80 Comments

“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

300 rescued from Boko Haram, but none are the Chibok schoolgirls
# Bring Back Our Girls
# Bring Back Our Girls

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

Apr 29th 2015, 7:56 AM 5,453 Views 2 Comments

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

# nigeria - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Child bride faces death penalty over accusation she poisoned her husband
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Child bride faces death penalty over accusation she poisoned her husband

Apr 22nd 2015, 6:10 AM 21,426 Views 60 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 21st 2015, 7:44 PM 40,926 Views 292 Comments

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

# nigeria - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 14th 2015, 5:00 PM 10,571 Views 39 Comments

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

# nigeria - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

"Accidental" Nigerian president loses election fight to 72-year-old former military man
# No Luck For Goodluck
# No Luck For Goodluck

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

Mar 31st 2015, 7:51 PM 12,971 Views 15 Comments

Muhammadu Buhari has won the country’s presidential elections.

# nigeria - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations

Mar 28th 2015, 1:17 PM 12,343 Views 40 Comments

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

# nigeria - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Boko Haram declares allegiance to ISIS
# Enrage The Enemy
# Enrage The Enemy

Boko Haram declares allegiance to ISIS

Mar 8th 2015, 7:16 AM 15,361 Views 91 Comments

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

The Irish Navy's LÉ Emer is now in the Nigerian navy
# Bye Emer
# Bye Emer

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

Mar 2nd 2015, 6:30 AM 21,020 Views 34 Comments

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

# nigeria - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Six die after young girl used as "suicide" bomber
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Six die after young girl used as "suicide" bomber

Feb 22nd 2015, 3:38 PM 17,665 Views 73 Comments

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

# nigeria - Friday 20 February, 2015

This map shows what Africa's deadliest terror group may be planning next
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

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

Feb 20th 2015, 6:15 AM 15,748 Views 24 Comments

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

# nigeria - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Boko Haram leader taunts African kings: "I challenge you to attack me now"
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

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

Jan 21st 2015, 3:06 PM 13,604 Views 36 Comments

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

# nigeria - Thursday 15 January, 2015

These images show the devastation caused by Boko Haram
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

These images show the devastation caused by Boko Haram

Jan 15th 2015, 7:12 PM 27,969 Views 39 Comments

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

# nigeria - Monday 12 January, 2015

"It is corpses everywhere": Survivors of Boko Haram attacks describe the horror they've seen
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

"It is corpses everywhere": Survivors of Boko Haram attacks describe the horror they've seen

Jan 12th 2015, 8:35 PM 15,198 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 12th 2015, 3:15 PM 26,992 Views 39 Comments

The group killed over 2,000 people last week.

# nigeria - Sunday 11 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 11th 2015, 4:50 PM 25,485 Views 95 Comments

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

'Thousands' feared killed in Boko Haram terror attack
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

'Thousands' feared killed in Boko Haram terror attack

Jan 11th 2015, 10:23 AM 17,205 Views 41 Comments

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

"I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram"
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

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

Jan 9th 2015, 7:48 PM 17,419 Views 52 Comments

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

# nigeria - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Boko Haram raze 16 towns, kill at least 100
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Boko Haram raze 16 towns, kill at least 100

Jan 8th 2015, 8:29 PM 8,791 Views 57 Comments

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

# nigeria - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Islamic extremists Boko Haram have seized 40 men and boys
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Islamic extremists Boko Haram have seized 40 men and boys

Jan 3rd 2015, 4:45 PM 10,331 Views 30 Comments

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

# nigeria - Monday 1 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 12,788 Views 42 Comments

A new report has detailed incidents across the world.

# nigeria - Friday 28 November, 2014

120 killed, hundreds more injured --- as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque
# Massacre
# Massacre

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

Nov 28th 2014, 7:44 PM 11,372 Views 70 Comments

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

Most people around the world think the internet is a human right
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

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

Nov 28th 2014, 11:49 AM 4,672 Views 38 Comments

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

# nigeria - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Want to be president of Nigeria? No problem. It'll just cost you €105,000 to run
# Mo Money Mo Problems
# Mo Money Mo Problems

Want to be president of Nigeria? No problem. It'll just cost you €105,000 to run

Nov 16th 2014, 10:30 AM 10,201 Views 18 Comments

Politics isn’t cheap.

# nigeria - Monday 10 November, 2014

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly

Nov 10th 2014, 10:40 PM 8,884 Views 26 Comments

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

# nigeria - 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 11,466 Views 8 Comments

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

# nigeria - Friday 17 October, 2014

Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released

Oct 17th 2014, 4:07 PM 7,821 Views 12 Comments

Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.

# nigeria - Monday 8 September, 2014

Panic as people flee to escape dangerous Boko Haram fighters
# Fears
# Fears

Panic as people flee to escape dangerous Boko Haram fighters

Sep 8th 2014, 10:53 PM 7,757 Views 28 Comments

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

# nigeria - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Nigeria's largest city is struggling to find medical personnel to help fight Ebola‎
# Lagos
# Lagos

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

Aug 9th 2014, 3:15 PM 9,670 Views 23 Comments

It has appealed for volunteers to come forward.

# nigeria - Friday 8 August, 2014

Greece testing a man for Ebola at Athens hospital
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Greece testing a man for Ebola at Athens hospital

Aug 8th 2014, 3:38 PM 13,265 Views 21 Comments

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

# nigeria - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 6th 2014, 12:08 PM 8,417 Views 24 Comments

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

Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak
# Spreading
# Spreading

Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak

Aug 6th 2014, 12:03 PM 5,894 Views 29 Comments

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

# nigeria - Monday 4 August, 2014

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria

Aug 4th 2014, 2:46 PM 10,918 Views 38 Comments

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country.

# nigeria - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 30th 2014, 11:37 PM 19,669 Views 1 Comment

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

10-year-old girl 'strapped with explosives' arrested in Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

10-year-old girl 'strapped with explosives' arrested in Nigeria

Jul 30th 2014, 6:06 PM 14,131 Views 118 Comments

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