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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Nigeria

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# Boko Haram
"I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram"
Boko Haram killed as many as 2,000 in their latest attacks.
# Nigeria
Boko Haram raze 16 towns, kill at least 100
The attack comes as President Goodluck Jonathan kicked off his campaign for re-election.
# Nigeria
Islamic extremists Boko Haram have seized 40 men and boys
The attack occurred in the northeast of Nigeria on New Year’s Eve
# terror attacks
There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year
A new report has detailed incidents across the world.
# Massacre
120 killed, hundreds more injured --- as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque
Just days ago, a senior cleric at the mosque issued a call to arms against Boko Haram.
# Human Rights
Most people around the world think the internet is a human right
This comes as part of a new study by the Centre for International Governance Innovation.
# Mo Money Mo Problems
Want to be president of Nigeria? No problem. It'll just cost you €105,000 to run
Politics isn’t cheap.
# Nigeria
Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly
Today’s high school attack is the latest by Boko Haram militants.
# Confusion
Nobody knows what will happen if Boko Haram does release kidnapped schoolgirls
There are still 219 girls missing from their hometown of Chibok.
# Ceasefire
Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released
Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.
# fears
Panic as people flee to escape dangerous Boko Haram fighters
The Cameroon army has killed more than 100 Boko Haram fighters, their government said.
# Lagos
Nigeria's largest city is struggling to find medical personnel to help fight Ebola‎
It has appealed for volunteers to come forward.
Greece testing a man for Ebola at Athens hospital
An architect who recently travelled to Nigeria is being tested for the virus.
Second Ebola death confirmed in Nigeria as Spain plans evacuation of sick missionary
Almost 900 people have died since the latest outbreak of the disease earlier this year in West Africa.
# spreading
Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak
WARNING: This article contains an image of a graphic nature.
# Outbreak
Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria
Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Everyone’s talking about the body found in Co Meath, Gaza strikes, and the bulging Moon.
# Nigeria
10-year-old girl 'strapped with explosives' arrested in Nigeria
Meanwhile, Nigerian authorities say a suicide bomber killed six people in Kano city today.
# Outbreak
Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria
A Liberian national who traveled to Africa’s most populous nation has died in quarantine in Lagos.
# taking a toll
11 parents of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls have died since their abduction
One father reportedly died repeating his kidnapped daughters’ names.
# Boko Haram
Church attacks leave 54 dead in northeast Nigeria ahead of World Cup match
Authorities have blamed the attacks on Boko Haram.
# Les Bleus
United front important for French success, says Cabaye
The French take on Nigeria today with a place in the last-eight on the line.
# Goodfellas
Greece players ask for their World Cup bonuses to be put towards training complex
Admirable gesture from the players who are preparing for a round of 16 tie against Costa Rica.
# Ouch
Babatunde set to miss rest of World Cup after horrific arm injury
A powerful shot from teammate Ogenyi Onazi caused the injury.
# Blast
Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital
Another 17 people were injured in the blast.
# Nigeria
Boko Haram have abducted another SIXTY women and girls
The militant group has been holding over 200 schoolgirls captive since mid-April.
# Heading Home
Bosnia crash out of the World Cup after controversial defeat to Nigeria
Peter Odemwingie’s first-half strike proved the difference but Edin Dzeko had a perfectly good goal disallowed.
# Boko Haram
At least 21 dead in bomb attack on World Cup viewing centre in Nigeria
The blast was the latest in a series at football viewing centres in Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram militants.
# crime gangs
Gardaí believe sex traffickers use voodoo rituals on their victims
Seven victims of human trafficking were identified in Ireland over the past 48 hours.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s talking about bugging at GSOC offices, mother and baby homes and cigarette packaging.
# thousands killed
Boko Haram kidnap 20 women close to where 300 schoolgirls were abducted in April
Eyewitnesses say the women were forced into vehicles at gunpoint.
# Hostages
Nigerian authorities 'furious' parents of four girls failed to say children had safely returned
Authorities have revised down number of girls kidnapped. There are 219 girls still missing.
# Own Goal
Nigeria keeper somehow throws the ball into his own net against Scotland
Way to catch the ball.
# Boko Haram
Nigeria says it's located missing schoolgirls, but won't use force to rescue them
“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.
# Boko Haram
US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria - despite help from Britain, France, Israel
China has also offered its assistance, while the United Nations imposed sanctions on Boko Haram
Column: With a positive attitude and determination to succeed, the sky is the limit
Africa Day celebrations are taking place nationwide this weekend. Here, entrepreneur Timi Martins talks about being an entrepreneur in Ireland.
# deadly blasts
"Cruel and evil" twin car bomb attack kills 46 in Nigeria
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 celebrations are taking place nationwide this week. Here, writer and broadcaster Carol Azams writes about her life in Ireland.
# paris meeting
Countries 'declare war' on Boko Haram over abducted girls
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan met his counterparts from neighbouring countries to approve an action plan today.