Sunday 22 April 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-04-22

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AFP - 4/22/18

Muhammadu Buhari's pledge to end Boko Haram's Islamist insurgency in northeast Nigeria played a large part in his 2015 presidential election victory.

With...

AFP - 4/20/18

Nigerian police said on Thursday they had recovered the ceremonial mace -- the parliamentary symbol of authority -- under a flyover after it was stolen from the...

AFP - 4/19/18

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari came under fire on Thursday for criticising youths who he said "do nothing" and want everything for "free" in the oil-rich...

AFP - 4/19/18

Nigerian forces battling Boko Haram jihadists need a change of mindset to overcome an evolving guerrilla threat, US military officials said this week on the sidelines...

AFP - 4/18/18

A photograph of a man with an assault rifle in front of cattle is frequently used to illustrate Nigerian media stories about bloody clashes between farmers and...

AFP - 4/18/18

Nigeria is facing calls to establish how many of the missing Chibok schoolgirls are still alive, after claims that nearly 100 of them may have lost their lives in...

AFP - 4/17/18

At least 115 supporters of a pro-Iranian Shiite Muslim group were arrested in the Nigerian capital on Monday during the latest protest to demand the release of their...

AFP - 4/16/18

Nigeria on Saturday marked four years since Boko Haram abducted more than 200 schoolgirls from the remote town of Chibok, with renewed calls for their release and...

AFP - 4/14/18

On April 14, 2014, Saraya Amos and 56 of her classmates staged a daring escape from Boko Haram jihadists who raided their secondary school in Chibok, northeast...

AFP - 4/14/18

Parents of the missing Chibok schoolgirls on Saturday marked the fourth anniversary of their daughters' kidnapping by Boko Haram, renewing calls for their release and...

AFP - 4/14/18

At least 28 people have been killed in gang violence in northern Nigeria, police and local residents said on Friday, in the latest unrest causing security concerns...

AFP - 4/13/18

Gunmen have killed 26 people in northern Nigeria's Zamfara state, in the latest in a series of attacks blamed on cattle thieves, a local official said Friday.

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AFP - 4/13/18

As Nigeria prepares to mark the fourth anniversary of the Chibok kidnapping, UNICEF reported on Friday that over 1,000 children have been abducted by jihadists since...

AFP - 4/13/18

As Nigeria prepares to mark the four year anniversary of the Chibok kidnapping, a recent copycat attack serves as a reminder that Boko Haram is anything but defeated...

AFP - 4/12/18

President Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday he is seeking re-election because Nigerians "appreciate" his government, while blaming an escalating security crisis on "...

AFP - 4/11/18

Now that Muhammadu Buhari has ended months of suspense over whether he will seek re-election as Nigeria's president, all eyes are on the ruling party to see whether...

AFP - 4/11/18

At least 14 people sustained burns in a fresh outbreak of fires at a camp housing tens of thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram jihadists in northeast Nigeria,...

AFP - 4/10/18

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari declared Monday he would seek re-election next year, in a move that put an end to months of speculation amid concerns over his...

AFP - 4/10/18

Muhammadu Buhari, who is seeking re-election next year, made Nigerian political history as the first opposition candidate to defeat a sitting president at the ballot...

AFP - 4/9/18

Blessing Okagbare's quest to successfully defend her Commonwealth Games 100 and 200 metres sprint titles will be boosted by her new African record over the longer...

AFP - 4/6/18

Lassa fever has killed 142 people in Nigeria since the start of the year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Thursday, reporting a rise of 32...

AFP - 4/6/18

At least 1,200 of the more than 100,000 people displaced by Boko Haram violence in Nigeria's northeastern town of Bama have returned, officials and returnees said...

AFP - 4/5/18

Nigerian former President Goodluck Jonathan "wasn't aware" of any use of Cambridge Analytica in his 2015 bid for re-election, his spokesman said Thursday.

The...

AFP - 4/5/18

Nigeria's central bank held its repo rate at 14 per cent in its first meeting this year on Wednesday after a political standoff between the executive and the senate...

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