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#Nigeria

# nigeria - Friday 16 December, 2011

WATCH: The footballing genius of Jay Jay Okocha
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

WATCH: The footballing genius of Jay Jay Okocha

Dec 16th 2011, 8:30 PM 3,091 Views 5 Comments

It’s Friday, so here’s a video you’ll enjoy, featuring one of the greatest Nigerian footballers ever.

# nigeria - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Nigeria Senate votes to ban gay marriage
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Nigeria Senate votes to ban gay marriage

Nov 29th 2011, 1:17 PM 2,092 Views 34 Comments

People found to be breaking the law will face prison sentences of up to 14 years under the new bill, which has been sent to the country’s president for approval.

# nigeria - Sunday 6 November, 2011

# nigeria - Saturday 5 November, 2011

67 dead in Nigeria as suicide bombers, gunmen attack
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

67 dead in Nigeria as suicide bombers, gunmen attack

Nov 5th 2011, 2:23 PM 331 Views 4 Comments

Suspicion for the attack has fallen on a radical Muslim sect which bombed the UN headquarters in Nigeria last August.

# nigeria - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

A tribute to Rob Earnshaw: five of the worst misses of all-time
# Fail
From The42
# Fail

A tribute to Rob Earnshaw: five of the worst misses of all-time

Sep 7th 2011, 12:41 PM 844 Views 3 Comments

Robert Earnshaw whiffed an absolute sitter against England last night, but he doesn’t even come close to cracking our countdown.

# nigeria - 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 107 Views 2 Comments

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

# nigeria - 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 310 Views 6 Comments

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

# nigeria - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Most victims of sex trafficking are African, says support group
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Most victims of sex trafficking are African, says support group

Aug 23rd 2011, 8:37 AM 1,300 Views 5 Comments

Ruhama’s annual report shows that the majority of women they help who were trafficked into Ireland and forced into the sex trade are African.

# nigeria - Monday 22 August, 2011

Chelsea star's father found alive by police
# Safe
From The42
# Safe

Chelsea star's father found alive by police

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:51 PM 526 Views 0 Comments

Michael Obi, father of Mikel John Obi, was released by his abductors today.

# nigeria - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Mikel family receive ransom demand
# Cash Only
From The42
# Cash Only

Mikel family receive ransom demand

Aug 18th 2011, 12:52 PM 201 Views 0 Comments

The family of Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi have reportedly received a ransom demand for the release of the player’s father.

# nigeria - Monday 15 August, 2011

Mikel John Obi's father victim of kidnapping
# Unexpected
From The42
# Unexpected

Mikel John Obi's father victim of kidnapping

Aug 15th 2011, 2:43 PM 176 Views 0 Comments

It has emerged that the father of Chelsea midfielder Mikel John Obi is being held by kidnappers in his native Nigeria. The footballer has yet to receive a ransom demand.

# nigeria - Saturday 13 August, 2011

# nigeria - Friday 12 August, 2011

# nigeria - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Bus kills 14 in Nigeria after robbers forced them to lie on road
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Bus kills 14 in Nigeria after robbers forced them to lie on road

Aug 4th 2011, 2:46 PM 761 Views 3 Comments

The passengers, who had been ordered off another vehicle, were run over by the bus which then drove off.

# nigeria - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Nigerian family deported after long-running legal appeal
# Deportation
# Deportation

Nigerian family deported after long-running legal appeal

Jul 19th 2011, 11:47 AM 8,894 Views 84 Comments

Pamela Izevbekhai and her daughters are deported after six years of appeals. How much has it cost Ireland?

# nigeria - Monday 27 June, 2011

Beer garden bomb attack kills 25 in Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Beer garden bomb attack kills 25 in Nigeria

Jun 27th 2011, 10:05 AM 256 Views 0 Comments

Islamist militants have been blamed for the attack, the latest in a series of deadly bombings.

# nigeria - 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 294 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.

# nigeria - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Meet the man with 107 wives, 185 children and a family of 5,000
# Wives'R'Us
From The Daily Edge
# Wives'R'Us

Meet the man with 107 wives, 185 children and a family of 5,000

May 12th 2011, 5:16 PM 2,420 Views 0 Comments

Bello Maasaba, from Nigeria, has married more than 100 times – although divorce and death have left him with just 86 spouses remaining.

# nigeria - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

50 killed in central Nigerian post-election rioting
Live Apr 20th 2011, 9:06 AM

50 killed in central Nigerian post-election rioting

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
Live Apr 20th 2011, 8:17 AM

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

# nigeria - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Jonathan appeals for calm after being declared Nigerian winner
Live Apr 19th 2011, 9:07 AM

Jonathan appeals for calm after being declared Nigerian winner

# nigeria - Monday 18 April, 2011

Riots break out in Nigeria over incumbent Goodluck Jonathan's likely election success
Live Apr 18th 2011, 4:47 PM

Riots break out in Nigeria over incumbent Goodluck Jonathan's likely election success

Nigerian international footballer dies in tragic car crash From The42
Live Apr 18th 2011, 1:47 PM

Nigerian international footballer dies in tragic car crash

# nigeria - Sunday 17 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
Live Apr 17th 2011, 7:45 PM

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Good Luck for Jonathan: incumbent set to take Nigerian victory
Live Apr 17th 2011, 5:13 PM

Good Luck for Jonathan: incumbent set to take Nigerian victory

# nigeria - Saturday 16 April, 2011

Nigeria votes in Africa's biggest presidential election
Live Apr 16th 2011, 7:45 AM

Nigeria votes in Africa's biggest presidential election

# nigeria - Saturday 9 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
Live Apr 9th 2011, 7:00 PM

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Voting underway in Nigerian elections amid bombing
Live Apr 9th 2011, 10:03 AM

Voting underway in Nigerian elections amid bombing

# nigeria - Saturday 1 January, 2011

# nigeria - Saturday 25 December, 2010

# nigeria - Friday 10 December, 2010

Pfizer used 'dirty tricks' to avoid Nigerian payout: WikiLeaks cables
# Pfizer
# Pfizer

Pfizer used 'dirty tricks' to avoid Nigerian payout: WikiLeaks cables

Dec 10th 2010, 4:36 PM 606 Views 0 Comments

The cables reveal that the pharmaceutical giant hired private investigators to unearth evidence of corruption on a Nigerian official in order to halt a case about an alleged unauthorized drug trial.

# nigeria - Monday 25 October, 2010

Cholera kills 1,500 - this time in Nigeria
# Cholera
# Cholera

Cholera kills 1,500 - this time in Nigeria

Oct 25th 2010, 3:58 PM 144 Views 0 Comments

As Haiti crosses its fingers that its own outbreak stays away from refugee camps, Nigeria succumbs to an epidemic.

# nigeria - Friday 15 October, 2010

Third Nigerian sprinter fails Commonwealth Games doping test
# Commonwealth Games
From The42
# Commonwealth Games

Third Nigerian sprinter fails Commonwealth Games doping test

Oct 15th 2010, 10:53 AM 437 Views 0 Comments

After 100m ‘winner’ Damola Osayomi and hurdler Samuel Okon, now Folashade Abugan fails a steroid test.

# nigeria - Tuesday 28 September, 2010

Schoolchildren kidnapped by gunman in Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Schoolchildren kidnapped by gunman in Nigeria

Sep 28th 2010, 1:16 PM 108 Views 0 Comments

# nigeria - Friday 24 September, 2010

2 million people displaced by flooding in Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

2 million people displaced by flooding in Nigeria

Sep 24th 2010, 9:18 PM 184 Views 0 Comments

Half of the state of Jigawa have been displaced after authorities opened two swollen dams.

# nigeria - Wednesday 22 September, 2010

3 French crewmen kidnapped from ship off Nigerian coast
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

3 French crewmen kidnapped from ship off Nigerian coast

Sep 22nd 2010, 5:23 PM 85 Views 0 Comments

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