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Nigeria

# nigeria - Monday 14 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in Nigeria bus station bombs rises to 71 Boko Haram

Death toll in Nigeria bus station bombs rises to 71

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

# nigeria - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rotting bodies and skeletons found in Nigerian ‘House of Horror’ Ibadan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Nigerian police free pregnant teens in ‘baby factory’ raid Nigeria

Nigerian police free pregnant teens in ‘baby factory’ raid

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

# nigeria - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shot, burnt and ‘hacked with machetes’: Over 100 killed in three Nigerian villages Attacks

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

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

# nigeria - Saturday 15 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Seven jobseekers killed in Nigeria stadium stampede Abuja

Seven jobseekers killed in Nigeria stadium stampede

Witnesses said that only one entrance at the 60,000 capacity Abuja stadium was open as the crush occurred.

# nigeria - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 37 dead after militia launch three separate attacks Boko Haram

37 dead after militia launch three separate attacks

The attack came the day after students were killed at a boardingg school in Yobe state.

# nigeria - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students hacked to death and burned alive at their secondary school Islamic Militants

Students hacked to death and burned alive at their secondary school

Islamic militants set fire to a locked dormitory at the school in Nigeria and shot and killed anyone who tried to escape.

# nigeria - Sunday 16 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore “deeply concerned” over Nigerian homosexuality law LGBT Rights

Gilmore “deeply concerned” over Nigerian homosexuality law

The Tánaiste says Ireland is “completely opposed to discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation”.

# nigeria - Saturday 18 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa Opinion

Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa

Jean-Claude Roger Mbebe died an untimely death last week, after his family allegedly prevented him from receiving necessary medical treatment. He had been previously been convicted of “homosexuality and attempted homosexuality” and imprisoned.

# nigeria - Saturday 16 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Wexford company to train 1,000 construction workers in Nigeria Training

Wexford company to train 1,000 construction workers in Nigeria

The partnership deal is worth €3 million over three years.

# nigeria - Monday 11 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: An oil spill in America provoked outrage, but other victims are more easily ignored Opinion

Column: An oil spill in America provoked outrage, but other victims are more easily ignored

People in the oil-producing areas of the Niger Delta have suffered thousands of oil spills – which have ruined livelihoods, public health and the environment. Why are they not being listened to? Because oil companies control information about the spills.

# nigeria - Thursday 7 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie NUIM dedicates book and audio archive to activist ‘ahead of his time’ Environment

NUIM dedicates book and audio archive to activist ‘ahead of his time’

Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed by the Nigerian military 18 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Amnesty: Shell made ‘false claims’ on oil spills Bodo Creek This post contains images

Amnesty: Shell made ‘false claims’ on oil spills

Shell has said that it firmly rejects the report, and rejects claims that it exaggerated the impact of oil theft and sabotage.

# nigeria - Sunday 3 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie There was a partial solar eclipse in parts of the world today (pics, video) Eclipse

There was a partial solar eclipse in parts of the world today (pics, video)

No sign of it here in Ireland unfortunately…

# nigeria - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two Americans kidnapped by pirates off Nigerian coast Pirates

Two Americans kidnapped by pirates off Nigerian coast

The US Navy and the Marine Corps had not yet received orders to intervene.

# nigeria - Friday 11 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Previously lost Doctor Who episodes found in Nigeria BBC

Previously lost Doctor Who episodes found in Nigeria

The find brings the number of lost episodes of the cult sci-fi show down to 97.

# nigeria - Friday 19 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie British national kidnapped in Lagos Nigeria

British national kidnapped in Lagos

It is reported that the man was abducted while travelling into the city after landing at the airport.

# nigeria - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Nigeria to probe unprecedented 79-0, 67-0 scores

Plateau United Feeders and Police Machine FC both needed convincing wins to earn promotions to the Nigeria Nationwide League.

# nigeria - Saturday 6 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 30 killed in vicious attack on school in northeast Nigeria Nigeria

30 killed in vicious attack on school in northeast Nigeria

Some pupils were burned alive and others shot dead in the latest school attack blamed on a radical terror group Boko Haram.

# nigeria - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Tahiti concede 6 but get to show the world ‘The Paddle’

The tournament underdogs scored once in a heavy defeat to Nigeria last night.

# nigeria - Friday 31 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí appeal for information on Nigerian woman missing since 2010 Missing

Gardaí appeal for information on Nigerian woman missing since 2010

47-year-old Charity Ejoh went missing from Tipperary on 4 February that year.

# nigeria - Monday 22 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Dozens’ killed in Nigeria gun battles Nigeria

‘Dozens’ killed in Nigeria gun battles

Mobile phone network coverage in some parts of Borno was crippled last year after an Islamic group burned down a series of telecommunication masts.

# nigeria - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Taribo West 12 years older than he let on through career – reports Dob

Taribo West 12 years older than he let on through career – reports

We’ve all lied about our ages… but 12 years, Taribo?

# nigeria - Sunday 31 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pope prays for peace in Syria, Korea on first Easter Pope Francis

Pope prays for peace in Syria, Korea on first Easter

In his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis prayed for Syria, the Korean peninsula and issued an appeal for hostages held by militants in Nigeria.

From TheJournal.ie Column: This Easter, think of those who made your chocolate eggs and bunnies Read Me

Column: This Easter, think of those who made your chocolate eggs and bunnies

Irish people are now spending more on chocolate per head of population than any other country in the world, but what do we know about where the chocolate we eat comes from, asks Jim Clarken.

# nigeria - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Survivors recall terrifying scene of suicide attack in Nigeria as death toll rises to 41 Nigeria

Survivors recall terrifying scene of suicide attack in Nigeria as death toll rises to 41

The attack yesterday saw two suicide bombers ram their car into the bus station in Kano, Nigeria’s second largest city.

# nigeria - Sunday 17 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Gunmen abduct seven foreign workers in Nigeria Nigeria

Gunmen abduct seven foreign workers in Nigeria

A security guard was killed in the attack, police have said.

# nigeria - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Super Eagles: Mba’s moment of brilliance wins the African Cup of Nations

NIgeria won the competition for the first time in 19 years this evening.

Preview: Burkina Faso bid to round off ‘Cup of Upsets’ with Soweto win

The Stallions take on Nigeria in tonight’s African Cup of Nations final.

# nigeria - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Our favourite moments so far from this year’s African Cup of Nations

Oddly, most of them involve goalkeepers.

# nigeria - Sunday 3 February, 2013

VIDEO: The brilliant solo goal which knocked Ivory Coast out of the AFCON

Nigeria’s Sunday Mba ran from inside his own half to score the winner in the quarter-final.

# nigeria - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie ‘Millions of lives’ could be saved by new global subsidy for malaria drugs Malaria

‘Millions of lives’ could be saved by new global subsidy for malaria drugs

The first independent evaluation of the international scheme shows promise.

# nigeria - Sunday 28 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# nigeria - Friday 19 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Non-Chinese Asians are the fastest growing ethnic group in Ireland – CSO Ethnicity

Non-Chinese Asians are the fastest growing ethnic group in Ireland – CSO

The vast majority of people in Ireland remain “white Irish”, who at 3,821,995 people represents 85.8 per cent of the population.

# nigeria - Sunday 14 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Gang in police uniforms kills 21 people at Nigerian mosque Nigeria

Gang in police uniforms kills 21 people at Nigerian mosque

The attack is thought to be the latest in a long and bloody conflict between Christian and Muslim mobs.

# nigeria - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Nigerian troops swarm after 40 killed in student massacre Massacre

Nigerian troops swarm after 40 killed in student massacre

Last week in Mubi, Nigeria’s military conducted a high-profile raid targeting an extremist group, killing a senior figure and arresting 156 suspected members.

# nigeria - Sunday 23 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Suicide bomber at Nigeria church kills woman and child Nigeria

Suicide bomber at Nigeria church kills woman and child

The blast comes after a wave of targeted attacks at Catholic churches earlier this year.

# nigeria - Friday 21 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Revenue seize €70,000 of cannabis in Drogheda Revenue

Revenue seize €70,000 of cannabis in Drogheda

The seizure was a result of the controlled delivery of a package, originating in Nigeria, to a residential premises.

# nigeria - Thursday 20 September, 2012

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