Sunday 19 November 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-11-19

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AFP - 11/17/17

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have agreed to move next year's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers to October to allow the continent's World Cup finalists...

AFP - 11/17/17

Police broke up a sit-in protest in Lagos early Thursday, dispersing hundreds of former slum-dwellers demanding compensation after being evicted from their waterfront...

AFP - 11/16/17

Voters in Anambra state, southeast Nigeria, go the polls to elect a new governor this weekend, with security tight after a call from a pro-Biafran group for people to...

AFP - 11/16/17

Twelve people were killed Wednesday evening after four suicide bombers struck in the regional capital of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria, rescue workers told AFP....

AFP - 11/15/17

Timu Elijah was heavily pregnant and asleep at her shanty town home in the Otodo-Gbame area on the water's edge of Lagos, when she was woken up by her neighbours....

AFP - 11/14/17

Nigerian sensation Wizkid retained his best artist title at this year's African Music Awards, as he carried off a clutch of prizes at a glitzy ceremony in Lagos....

AFP - 11/10/17

Nigeria's government was urged on Thursday to order the release of the leader of a pro-Iranian Shiite Muslim group who has been in custody for nearly two years since...

AFP - 11/9/17

Pop star Davido gets the same reaction wherever he goes in Africa, whether it's in Guinea or Mozambique, Botswana, Kenya or Sierra Leone: teeming crowds and adoring...

AFP - 11/9/17

Nigeria on Wednesday called for an international inquiry after 26 women and girls drowned attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe.

The bodies of...

AFP - 11/8/17

A dozen other students look on as Umar Amadu uses a glass pipette to draw a solution from a conical flask as part of a chemistry experiment.

It could be a...

AFP - 11/8/17

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented a record 8.6 trillion naira ($24 billion, 20.8 billion euros) budget to the National Assembly to support the...

AFP - 11/7/17

At least two civilians were killed when dozens of Boko Haram fighters tried to storm a town in a remote area of northeast Nigeria but were repelled by troops, locals...

AFP - 11/6/17

Nigeria's government and community leaders on Monday urged militants not to resume attacks on pipelines in the country's oil-rich south but to give peace talks...

AFP - 11/4/17

Nigeria's former national security adviser on Friday denied illegally channelling money meant for the fight against Boko Haram to fund Goodluck Jonathan's failed re-...

AFP - 11/2/17

A Nigerian judge on Wednesday accused the country's former oil minister of trying to "avoid justice" in Britain, as he dismissed an application for her to face...

AFP - 11/1/17

Nigeria's former president Goodluck Jonathan should be given the equivalent of $2.7 million to testify at the corruption trial of his party's former spokesman, his...

AFP - 11/1/17

Nigeria has agreed to pay compensation to victims of the country's civil war, 47 years after it ended, and clear former conflict zones of abandoned bombs and...

AFP - 10/31/17

Chelsea's Victor Moses will miss Nigeria's final 2018 World Cup qualifier in Algeria and the friendly against Argentina with a hamstring injury, while coach Gernot...

AFP - 10/30/17

Two senior Nigerian government officials have been sacked, six months after they were suspended on corruption allegations, the presidency said on Monday.

The...

AFP - 10/30/17

At least five people were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, a militia member assisting the military...

AFP - 10/28/17

Seven more bodies have been found after a Boko Haram raid on a military camp in northeast Nigeria, a security source told AFP on Friday.

Militant fighters...

AFP - 10/28/17

Muhammadu Buhari was elected as Nigeria's president on a promise to root out rampant corruption in government that has seen billions of dollars of public money stolen...

AFP - 10/27/17

Ibrahim Aminu launched his first clothing line eight years ago when he designed a dress for his sister.

Before he knew it, the orders began flooding in and...

AFP - 10/27/17

At least eight soldiers were killed in heavy fighting when Boko Haram raided a military camp and looted food from villagers in northeast Nigeria, a military source...

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