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Tuesday 28 March 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-03-28

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AFP - 3/28/17

Nigeria could avoid playing friendlies in London from now on because of problems obtaining visas for staff and players, coach Gernot Rohr has said.

The Super...

AFP - 3/28/17

Boko Haram Islamists raided a village in northeast Nigeria, in the latest rampage to steal food and medical supplies, as fears grew of more attacks, locals and...

AFP - 3/27/17

More than 150 Nigerians, some of them in tears, broke out in song as they touched down on home soil, after months stuck in Libya waiting to try to get to Europe....

AFP - 3/26/17

While Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was receiving treatment in London for an undisclosed illness, his energetic deputy Yemi Osinbajo was wooing the country's...

AFP - 3/24/17

The World Health Organization said Friday 116 million children are to receive polio vaccines in 13 countries in west and central Africa as part of efforts to...

AFP - 3/22/17

At least four suicide blasts rocked a camp for migrants fleeing Boko Haram insurgents in restive northeastern Nigeria on Wednesday, killing at least three people and...

AFP - 3/20/17

Four people were killed on Saturday evening when suicide bombers blew themselves up in a village on the outskirts of Maiduguri city in northeastern Nigeria, police...

AFP - 3/18/17

Boko Haram's elusive leader has made his first appearance in months, claiming responsibility for a spate of suicide bombings and rejecting claims scores of his...

AFP - 3/16/17

Boko Haram Islamists have raided a town in restive northeast Nigeria, looting food supplies and burning homes after overwhelming troops, residents told AFP on...

AFP - 3/16/17

Nigeria's Senate on Wednesday rejected the appointment of President Muhammadu Buhari's nominee to head the country's anti-graft agency, in a blow to the government's...

AFP - 3/15/17

Nigeria on Tuesday charged the leader of Boko Haram splinter group Ansaru with the abduction and murder of 10 foreigners, in one its highest-profile cases yet against...

AFP - 3/14/17

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned to work on Monday after nearly two months' medical leave in Britain, the presidency said.

"President Muhammadu...

AFP - 3/14/17

Tens of thousands of people who fled Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria are facing a severe lack of water, compounding widespread food shortages and security fears, aid...

AFP - 3/14/17

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari officially returned to work on Monday after sending a letter to the country's parliament following a health scare, the presidency...

AFP - 3/13/17

Civilian vigilantes foiled a suicide attack on the outskirts of Nigeria's flashpoint city of Maiduguri, killing two teenaged female bombers, police said on Sunday....

AFP - 3/13/17

Nigeria's southern oil-rich Rivers state on Saturday backed a government call for major oil companies to move their offices to the Niger delta region, as part of...

AFP - 3/11/17

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday returned to Nigeria after nearly two months' medical leave in Britain but did little to quell fears about the state of his health...

AFP - 3/10/17

Nigeria's next presidential and parliamentary elections will be held in February 2019, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced.

INEC...

AFP - 3/10/17

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will return home on Friday after nearly two months in Britain on medical leave, his office said in a statement.

The 74-...

AFP - 3/10/17

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived back in Nigeria on Friday after nearly two months in London receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment.

The 74-year-old...

AFP - 3/10/17

Nigeria's government this week launched a master plan to lift it out of recession, hoping to hit 7.0 percent growth by 2020, but economists believe the programme sets...

AFP - 3/9/17

The US embassy in Nigeria said Wednesday that Nigerians were welcome to travel to the United States following confusion over President Donald Trump's new immigration...

AFP - 3/9/17

Nigeria's military on Wednesday announced it would look into alleged human rights abuses by troops, including in the fight against Boko Haram, despite having...

AFP - 3/9/17

Nigeria's capital was cut off by air on Wednesday, as Abuja airport closed for at least six weeks for repairs, forcing flights to divert and lengthening travel times...

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