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# nigeria - Friday 25 July, 2014

Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria

Jul 25th 2014, 7:59 PM 12,724 Views 60 Comments

A Liberian national who traveled to Africa’s most populous nation has died in quarantine in Lagos.

# nigeria - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

11 parents of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls have died since their abduction
# Taking A Toll
# Taking A Toll

11 parents of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls have died since their abduction

Jul 23rd 2014, 4:36 PM 18,373 Views 26 Comments

One father reportedly died repeating his kidnapped daughters’ names.

# nigeria - Monday 30 June, 2014

Church attacks leave 54 dead in northeast Nigeria ahead of World Cup match
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Church attacks leave 54 dead in northeast Nigeria ahead of World Cup match

Jun 30th 2014, 4:25 PM 6,706 Views 26 Comments

Authorities have blamed the attacks on Boko Haram.

United front important for French success, says Cabaye
# Les Bleus
From The42
# Les Bleus

United front important for French success, says Cabaye

Jun 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,290 Views 0 Comments

The French take on Nigeria today with a place in the last-eight on the line.

# nigeria - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Greece players ask for their World Cup bonuses to be put towards training complex
# Goodfellas
From The42
# Goodfellas

Greece players ask for their World Cup bonuses to be put towards training complex

Jun 29th 2014, 4:02 PM 8,112 Views 12 Comments

Admirable gesture from the players who are preparing for a round of 16 tie against Costa Rica.

# nigeria - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Babatunde set to miss rest of World Cup after horrific arm injury
# Ouch
From The42
# Ouch

Babatunde set to miss rest of World Cup after horrific arm injury

Jun 26th 2014, 10:22 AM 5,416 Views 3 Comments

A powerful shot from teammate Ogenyi Onazi caused the injury.

# nigeria - 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 9,356 Views 51 Comments

Another 17 people were injured in the blast.

# nigeria - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Boko Haram have abducted another SIXTY women and girls
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Boko Haram have abducted another SIXTY women and girls

Jun 24th 2014, 6:19 PM 17,213 Views 89 Comments

The militant group has been holding over 200 schoolgirls captive since mid-April.

# nigeria - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Bosnia crash out of the World Cup after controversial defeat to Nigeria
# Heading Home
From The42
# Heading Home

Bosnia crash out of the World Cup after controversial defeat to Nigeria

Jun 22nd 2014, 1:50 AM 9,887 Views 15 Comments

Peter Odemwingie’s first-half strike proved the difference but Edin Dzeko had a perfectly good goal disallowed.

# nigeria - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

At least 21 dead in bomb attack on World Cup viewing centre in Nigeria
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

At least 21 dead in bomb attack on World Cup viewing centre in Nigeria

Jun 18th 2014, 2:48 PM 4,531 Views 20 Comments

The blast was the latest in a series at football viewing centres in Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram militants.

# nigeria - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Gardaí believe sex traffickers use voodoo rituals on their victims
# Crime Gangs
# Crime Gangs

Gardaí believe sex traffickers use voodoo rituals on their victims

Jun 12th 2014, 6:09 PM 16,869 Views 51 Comments

Seven victims of human trafficking were identified in Ireland over the past 48 hours.

# nigeria - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jun 10th 2014, 10:50 PM 15,815 Views 11 Comments

Everyone’s talking about bugging at GSOC offices, mother and baby homes and cigarette packaging.

Boko Haram kidnap 20 women close to where 300 schoolgirls were abducted in April
# Thousands Killed
# Thousands Killed

Boko Haram kidnap 20 women close to where 300 schoolgirls were abducted in April

Jun 10th 2014, 10:00 AM 5,484 Views 12 Comments

Eyewitnesses say the women were forced into vehicles at gunpoint.

# nigeria - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Nigerian authorities 'furious' parents of four girls failed to say children had safely returned
# Hostages
# Hostages

Nigerian authorities 'furious' parents of four girls failed to say children had safely returned

May 29th 2014, 9:22 AM 12,842 Views 23 Comments

Authorities have revised down number of girls kidnapped. There are 219 girls still missing.

# nigeria - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Nigeria keeper somehow throws the ball into his own net against Scotland
# Own Goal
From The42
# Own Goal

Nigeria keeper somehow throws the ball into his own net against Scotland

May 28th 2014, 10:38 PM 15,734 Views 19 Comments

Way to catch the ball.

# nigeria - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Nigeria says it's located missing schoolgirls, but won't use force to rescue them
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Nigeria says it's located missing schoolgirls, but won't use force to rescue them

May 27th 2014, 9:37 AM 7,264 Views 23 Comments

“The good news for the girls is that we know where they are but we cannot tell you,” the country’s top military official told reporters.

# nigeria - Friday 23 May, 2014

US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria - despite help from Britain, France, Israel
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria - despite help from Britain, France, Israel

May 23rd 2014, 8:57 AM 8,700 Views 57 Comments

China has also offered its assistance, while the United Nations imposed sanctions on Boko Haram

# nigeria - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Column: With a positive attitude and determination to succeed, the sky is the limit
# Africa Day
# Africa Day

Column: With a positive attitude and determination to succeed, the sky is the limit

May 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 34 Views 33 Comments

Africa Day celebrations are taking place nationwide this weekend. Here, entrepreneur Timi Martins talks about being an entrepreneur in Ireland.

# nigeria - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

"Cruel and evil" twin car bomb attack kills 46 in Nigeria
# Deadly Blasts
# Deadly Blasts

"Cruel and evil" twin car bomb attack kills 46 in Nigeria

May 20th 2014, 8:20 PM 6,012 Views 8 Comments

The incident could stoke fears about security in the country.

Column: 'Africa is not a single country, many countries and cultures make up the continent'
# Africa Day
# Africa Day

Column: 'Africa is not a single country, many countries and cultures make up the continent'

May 20th 2014, 1:03 PM 153 Views 58 Comments

Africa Day celebrations are taking place nationwide this week. Here, writer and broadcaster Carol Azams writes about her life in Ireland.

# nigeria - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Countries 'declare war' on Boko Haram over abducted girls
# Paris Meeting
# Paris Meeting

Countries 'declare war' on Boko Haram over abducted girls

May 17th 2014, 7:54 PM 16,223 Views 62 Comments

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan met his counterparts from neighbouring countries to approve an action plan today.

Boko Haram kill one Chinese worker and kidnap 10 others in Cameroon
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Boko Haram kill one Chinese worker and kidnap 10 others in Cameroon

May 17th 2014, 12:46 PM 6,847 Views 60 Comments

The militants stormed an encampment used by Chinese road workers last night.

# nigeria - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Abducted schoolgirls: Nigeria says it will talk to Boko Haram
# Kidnapped
# Kidnapped

Abducted schoolgirls: Nigeria says it will talk to Boko Haram

May 14th 2014, 10:19 AM 3,938 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, a regional governor has said that all of the girls shown in a video release by the militant group had been identified as students in the school attacked last month.

# nigeria - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

US flying 'manned missions' in search of abducted Nigeria girls
# Bring Back Our Girls
# Bring Back Our Girls

US flying 'manned missions' in search of abducted Nigeria girls

May 13th 2014, 8:02 AM 5,407 Views 27 Comments

The Lagos Government dismissed a prisoner-swap offer from the Boko Haram kidnappers.

# nigeria - Sunday 11 May, 2014

David Cameron told to "shut up" on telly, then ripped to shreds on Twitter
# Bring Back Our Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Bring Back Our Girls

David Cameron told to "shut up" on telly, then ripped to shreds on Twitter

May 11th 2014, 1:17 PM 41,031 Views 32 Comments

The British PM appeared on the Andrew Marr show this morning and spoke about the Nigerian kidnappings.

# nigeria - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Nigeria "failed to act" on warnings over Boko Haram kidnappings
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Nigeria "failed to act" on warnings over Boko Haram kidnappings

May 10th 2014, 1:20 PM 7,262 Views 41 Comments

Amnesty International says that security forces knew about the attack four hours before it happened.

Abducted schoolgirls: Michelle Obama to deliver White House address
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Abducted schoolgirls: Michelle Obama to deliver White House address

May 10th 2014, 7:27 AM 8,894 Views 46 Comments

The UN Security Council has condemned the abduction of more than 200 Nigerian girls, abducted by Boko Haram three weeks ago.

# nigeria - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Dublin rally to 'bring back our girls' missing in Nigeria
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Dublin rally to 'bring back our girls' missing in Nigeria

May 7th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,490 Views 28 Comments

The protest is to raise awareness about the missing 220 students taken from a school in Chibok.

# nigeria - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

US offers help as UNICEF condemns Nigerian schoolgirl kidnappings
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

US offers help as UNICEF condemns Nigerian schoolgirl kidnappings

May 6th 2014, 9:33 PM 6,069 Views 12 Comments

John Kerry made a phone call today to Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, just hours after it was revealed that eight more girls had been taken.

# nigeria - Monday 5 May, 2014

'I will sell them in the market' - Boko Haram leader admits to abducting 223 schoolgirls
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

'I will sell them in the market' - Boko Haram leader admits to abducting 223 schoolgirls

May 5th 2014, 9:38 PM 50,274 Views 107 Comments

There are fears some of the girls were sold as brides for as little as $12.

# nigeria - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls reportedly sold into marriages
# Bring Back Our Girls
# Bring Back Our Girls

Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls reportedly sold into marriages

Apr 30th 2014, 10:19 PM 17,968 Views 43 Comments

Around 220 schoolgirls are still missing after being abducted by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.

# nigeria - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

234 girls kidnapped by Islamic extremists in Nigeria
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

234 girls kidnapped by Islamic extremists in Nigeria

Apr 22nd 2014, 3:00 PM 15,048 Views 78 Comments

The girls are all missing from a school that was attacked by Boko Haram last week.

# nigeria - Monday 14 April, 2014

Death toll in Nigeria bus station bombs rises to 71
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Death toll in Nigeria bus station bombs rises to 71

Apr 14th 2014, 11:21 AM 4,942 Views 14 Comments

President Goodluck Jonathan is on his way to the scene, where a further 124 commuters were injured.

# nigeria - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Rotting bodies and skeletons found in Nigerian ‘House of Horror’
# Ibadan
# Ibadan

Rotting bodies and skeletons found in Nigerian ‘House of Horror’

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 72,288 Views 163 Comments

Police also rescued several severely malnourished people found wandering nearby. It’s reported that others were found alive, shackled inside.

# nigeria - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Nigerian police free pregnant teens in 'baby factory' raid
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Nigerian police free pregnant teens in 'baby factory' raid

Mar 22nd 2014, 12:15 PM 27,462 Views 49 Comments

The teenagers and young women were found in a house that was stormed in the Akute district.

# nigeria - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Shot, burnt and 'hacked with machetes': Over 100 killed in three Nigerian villages
# Attacks
# Attacks

Shot, burnt and 'hacked with machetes': Over 100 killed in three Nigerian villages

Mar 16th 2014, 4:38 PM 14,350 Views 34 Comments

Around 20 assailants with guns and machetes stormed the villages in central Nigeria, local officials say.