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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Nigeria

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The Irish Navy's LÉ Emer is now in the Nigerian navy
We’ll miss ol’ Emer… or as she’s now known, NNS Prosperity.
Six die after young girl used as "suicide" bomber
Women have even been banned from attending markets due to this sort of attack.
This map shows what Africa's deadliest terror group may be planning next
The group’s activities are shifting east and concentrating on border areas.
Boko Haram leader taunts African kings: "I challenge you to attack me now"
Hundreds are feared to have been killed in the group’s latest attacks.
These images show the devastation caused by Boko Haram
The group is believed to have killed as many as 2,000 people in the last weeks.
"It is corpses everywhere": Survivors of Boko Haram attacks describe the horror they've seen
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?
The group killed over 2,000 people last week.
Boko Haram use 10-year-old girl suicide bomber in attack outside market
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
An Amnesty International statement said there were reports the town of Baga was razed and that as many as 2,000 people were killed.
"I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram"
Boko Haram killed as many as 2,000 in their latest attacks.
Boko Haram raze 16 towns, kill at least 100
The attack comes as President Goodluck Jonathan kicked off his campaign for re-election.
Islamic extremists Boko Haram have seized 40 men and boys
The attack occurred in the northeast of Nigeria on New Year’s Eve
There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year
A new report has detailed incidents across the world.
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.
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.
Want to be president of Nigeria? No problem. It'll just cost you €105,000 to run
Politics isn’t cheap.
Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly
Today’s high school attack is the latest by Boko Haram militants.
Nobody knows what will happen if Boko Haram does release kidnapped schoolgirls
There are still 219 girls missing from their hometown of Chibok.
Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released
Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.
Panic as people flee to escape dangerous Boko Haram fighters
The Cameroon army has killed more than 100 Boko Haram fighters, their government said.
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.
Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak
WARNING: This article contains an image of a graphic nature.
Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria
Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country.
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
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
Meanwhile, Nigerian authorities say a suicide bomber killed six people in Kano city today.
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.
11 parents of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls have died since their abduction
One father reportedly died repeating his kidnapped daughters’ names.
Church attacks leave 54 dead in northeast Nigeria ahead of World Cup match
Authorities have blamed the attacks on Boko Haram.
United front important for French success, says Cabaye
The French take on Nigeria today with a place in the last-eight on the line.
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.
Babatunde set to miss rest of World Cup after horrific arm injury
A powerful shot from teammate Ogenyi Onazi caused the injury.
Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital
Another 17 people were injured in the blast.
Boko Haram have abducted another SIXTY women and girls
The militant group has been holding over 200 schoolgirls captive since mid-April.
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.
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.
Gardaí believe sex traffickers use voodoo rituals on their victims
Seven victims of human trafficking were identified in Ireland over the past 48 hours.
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s talking about bugging at GSOC offices, mother and baby homes and cigarette packaging.