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Nigeria Gas Tanker Explosion: 35 Killed, 100 Wounded

Nigeria Gas Tanker Explosion: 35 Killed, 100 Wounded

Abuja (September 11, 2018): At least 35 people have been killed, while 100 have been injured when a gas tanker exploded in northern Nasarawa state in Nigeria. Director of State Emergency Management Agency has said that accident happened at a gas ...

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FIFA WC 2018:Group Qualification Scenario For Today

FIFA WC 2018:Group Qualification Scenario For Today

Moscow (June 26, 2018): Third and last round of group matches between teams of group C and D will be played today in FIFA World Cup, which will decide the teams who will be playing in next phase. Pre-quarter finals between ...

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FIFA WC 2018:Three Matches To Be Played Today

FIFA WC 2018:Three Matches To Be Played Today

Web Desk (June 23, 2018): In FIFA World Cup, yesterday Brazil beats Costa Rica while Nigeria defeated Iceland, with 2-0 each.Whereas, in last match Switzerland took over Serbia by 2-1. Three matches are scheduled to be played today.The first match today ...

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FIFA WC 2018:Schedule Of Today’s Matches

FIFA WC 2018:Schedule Of Today’s Matches

Web Desk (June 22, 2018): In FIFA World Cup, yesterday Denmark vs Australia match ended in a draw while in second match, France defeated Peru, by 1-0. Whereas, in last match, Croatia took over Argentina with 3-o. Three matches are scheduled ...

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31 Killed In Twin Suicide Blasts In Nigeria

31 Killed In Twin Suicide Blasts In Nigeria

Web Desk (June 18, 2018): Two suicide bombers have attacked a town in north-eastern Nigeria only hours after the country’s army chief urged displaced residents to return home because it was safe. The blasts hit the town of Damboa in Borno ...

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48 Innocents Killed In A Mugger Attack In Nigeria

48 Innocents Killed In A Mugger Attack In Nigeria

Web Desk (May 07,2018): Armed gansters attacked a village in Nigeria’s northwest Kaduna state, killing at least 48 people, officials said. Police Inspector General Ibrahim Idris confirmed the bandits invaded the village of Gwaska Saturday, fighting local defense forces protecting the ...

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Suicide Blast In Nigeria Mosque Kills 60

Suicide Blast In Nigeria Mosque Kills 60

Mubi (May 01, 2018) At least 60 people were reportedly killed and a dozen injured in suicide bomb blasts in the north-east Nigerian town of Mubi. The explosions happened in and around a mosque as Muslims were preparing for afternoon ...

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Nigerian Head of State To Be Received By Trump In Washington

Nigerian Head of State To Be Received By Trump In Washington

Web Desk (April 30, 2018): Nigerian President Muhammad Buhari, the foremost leader to be welcomed by US President Donald Trump. They are expected to discuss shared economic and security interests.Many will also be watching the talks closely after a row over ...

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Boko Haram Kidnapped Over 1,000 Children in Nigeria: UN

Boko Haram Kidnapped Over 1,000 Children in Nigeria: UN

Abuja (April 13, 2018): The United Nations children’s agency UNICEF revealed on Friday that Boko Haram militants of Nigeria have abducted more than 1,000 children in the northeast since 2013. The militants regularly took youngsters to spread fear and show power, ...

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Suicide Bomber Girls Kills Two in Nigeria

Suicide Bomber Girls Kills Two in Nigeria

Web Desk(March 31, 2018): Two people have been killed after Four teenage girl bombers attacked in northeast Nigeria, residents said on Saturday. A suspected Boko Haram attack took place late Friday in the northeast Borno state capital of Maiduguri, the epicenter of the group’s ...

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Bandits-villagers Clash Leaves 18 Killed In Nigeria

Bandits-villagers Clash Leaves 18 Killed In Nigeria

Abuja (February 17, 2018): At least 18 people have been killed in a clash between bandits and villagers in northwest Nigeria, police said.

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Lassa Fever Outbreaks In Nigeria, 43 Dead

Lassa Fever Outbreaks In Nigeria, 43 Dead

Lagos (February 17, 2018): At least 43 people have died and 450 people are ill in a Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria, according to the World Health Organization.

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Suicide Attacks Left 12 Killed, 48 Injured in Nigeria  

Suicide Attacks Left 12 Killed, 48 Injured in Nigeria  

Abuja (January 18, 2018): Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 12 people and injured 48 others in an attack on Wednesday on the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, officials from the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) for Borno said.

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Pakistan Army Beat India in International Polo Tournament

Pakistan Army Beat India in International Polo Tournament

Rawalpindi (January 13, 2018): Pakistan Army defeated Indian Army in a thrilling match during Armed Forces International Polo Tournament 2018 in Nigeria on Friday, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

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PM Urges D-8 Countries to Focus on Projects Implementation

PM Urges D-8 Countries to Focus on Projects Implementation

Istanbul (October 20, 2017): The 9th Summit of the Developing Eight Organization for Economic Cooperation held in Istanbul on Friday adopted Istanbul Declaration.

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Nigerians Can Now View YouTube Offline

Nigerians Can Now View YouTube Offline

Abuja (July 29, 2017): Google boss Sundar Pichai joined members of his executive team on his first visit to Nigeria as the company announced a series of products for the country, including YouTube Go, a platform where users with slow ...

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Over 50 Killed in Clashes with Boko Haram in Nigeria

Over 50 Killed in Clashes with Boko Haram in Nigeria

Abuja (July 28, 2017): More than 50 people were killed in a Boko Haram ambush on an oil exploration team in northeast Nigeria earlier this week.

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Nigerian official gives haircuts, sparks outrage

Nigerian official gives haircuts, sparks outrage

LAGOS: Images of a Nigerian government official cutting hair extensions off two female employees have sparked strong reactions online.

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17 people gunned down in Nigeria

17 people gunned down in Nigeria

ABUJA: At least 17 people, mostly women and children were killed and 11 others were received bullet injuries in central Nigeria, police said on Tuesday.

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Nigeria: 60 killed as church’s roof caves in

Nigeria: 60 killed as church’s roof caves in

LAGOS: At least 60 people were killed as roof of a church collapsed in southern Nigeria on Saturday night.

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