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Three dead, 16 injured in Nigerian suicide attacks
Abuja, July 29 : At least three people were killed and 16 others injured in two suicide bombings Monday in northern Nigeria's Kano state, officials said.
Indian paddlers lose men's team bronze playoff
Glasgow, July 28 : India's men paddlers suffered a disappointing finish in the team bronze medal playoff, losing to Nigeria 1-3 at the Commonwealth Games here Monday.
Three killed in Nigeria suicide bomb attack
Abuja, July 28 : At least three people were killed Monday in an explosion at a petrol station in northern Nigeria's Kano state, police sources said.
Nigerian airline suspends flights to Liberia over Ebola virus
Lagos, July 28 : Arik Air, Nigeria's largest commercial airline, is set to suspend operations to Monrovia in Liberia and Freetown in Sierra-Leone following the first Ebola virus death officially confirmed here.
CWG: Indian paddlers lose to England in men's team semis
Glasgow, July 28 : India lost 1-3 to England in the 2014 Commonwealth Games men's team table tennis semifinal and will have to be content with playing for the bronze medal against Nigeria.
Twin blasts in Nigeria kill five
Abuja, July 28 : At least five people were killed in two bomb blasts in Nigeria's Kano city, a mainly Christian area, Sunday afternoon, police said.
Ready for negotiations to free abducted girls, says Nigeria
Abuja, July 27 : Nigeria's Permanent Representative to the UN, Joy Ogwu said the country is open to negotiations in order to secure the release of over 200 schoolgirls who were abducted in April.
Nigeria fourth country in West Africa to report Ebola death
By Francis Kokutse, Accra, July 26 : Nigeria has become the fourth country in the West African region to record a death from the deadly Ebola disease, the country's Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu has confirmed.
Boko Haram kills 12 in Nigeria
Abuja, July 25 : At least 12 people were killed in a fresh Boko Haram attack on a remote village in Nigeria's Borno state, residents said Thursday.
India, China among top 'e-waste' dumping grounds amongst developed ...
Washington, July 24 : Scientists have revealed that developed countries dump quarter of their electronic waste or 'e-waste' into 7 developing countries including China, India and five West African countries; Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Benin and Liberia.
Nigeria twin blasts toll rises to 110
Lagos, July 24 : The toll from the twin bomb attacks in Nigeria's Kaduna State Wednesday has risen to 110, with more injured victims being rushed to hospital for treatment, a humanitarian aid official said Thursday.
Nigeria's abducted girls not forgotten: UN chief
United Nations, July 24 : UN Secretary General Ban Ki- moon Wednesday voiced his full support for the worldwide vigils to mark 100 days since the abduction of schoolgirls in Nigeria by Boko Haram terrorists, noting the girls are not forgotten.
39 killed in Nigeria bomb blasts
Abuja, July 24 : At least 39 people were killed in twin bomb blasts in Nigeria's northern city of Kaduna Wednesday, security sources and eyewitness said.
25 killed in bomb explosion in Nigeria
Abuja, July 23 : At least 25 people were killed Wednesday in a bomb explosion in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, police said.
Nigeria poverty level drops: Report
Lagos, July 23 : Poverty rate in Nigeria has dropped from 35.2 percent to 33.1 percent in 2013, a latest World Bank report said Tuesday.
Boko Haram now in control of key north-eastern Nigerian town of Damboa
London, July 22 : Militant Islamists in Nigeria have reportedly taken control of the key town of Damboa in north-eastern part of the country.
Indian hand in Nigerian research and education network
By Francis Kokutse, Lagos, July 20 : As India makes its presence felt across multiple development sectors in Africa, Nigeria is taking the help of an Indian firm to launch the country's first research and education network.
FIFA lifts ban on Nigeria
Johannesburg, July 19 : FIFA, on Friday, lifted the suspension of Nigeria from international competition over government interference in football.
FIFA lifts suspension of Nigeria FA
Lagos, July 19 : World football governing body, FIFA has lifted the suspension imposed on Nigeria Football Association (NFA) July 9.
German teacher abducted in Nigeria
Abuja, July 16 : A German technical teacher was abducted Wednesday in Nigeria's Adamawa state, media reported.
Top Boko Haram commander arrested in Nigeria
Abuja, July 16 : Police in Nigeria have arrested Mohammed Zakari, a senior commander of the Boko Haram sect, blamed for killing hundreds of people since 2009, a police officer said Tuesday.
Interpol hands over Nigeria bombing mastermind
Abuja, July 15 : Nigeria's defence headquarters Tuesday said Interpol had handed over the alleged mastermind of a bus station bombing which claimed at least 80 lives here in April.
Indian pharma firms face competition from Pakistan in Nigeria
By Francis Kokutse, Accra, July 13 : As Indian pharmaceutical companies prepare to increase the volume of their trade in Nigeria, it is becoming clear that they would have to compete companies from their closest neighbour, Pakistan, which have given the signal that they are keen to take a slice of ...
Over 160 civilians killed in Nigeria
Abuja, July 12 : At least 160 people have so far been killed in recent attacks in central Nigeria by unknown gunmen, a media report said Saturday.
UN to support Nigeria's anti-terrorism drive
Accra, July 11 : The UN announced Thursday it will adopt an integrated support package to complement Nigeria's anti-terrorism efforts within its borders.
FIFA suspends Nigeria from international football
London, July 10 : FIFA has reportedly been suspended Nigeria from all international football amid allegations of government interference in its football federation.
FIFA suspends Nigeria's FA
Lagos, July 10 : The world football governing body FIFA Wednesday announced the suspension of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) with immediate effect.
Lawmaker kidnapped in Nigeria
Lagos, July 9 : Nigeria's police in the southeastern state of Rivers Wednesday confirmed the abduction of a member of the state house of assembly by unidentified gunmen.
Nigerian held with cocaine valued Rs.70 lakh
New Delhi, July 9 : A Nigerian national was arrested here for trafficking 70 gram cocaine valued Rs.70 lakh in the international market, police said Wednesday.
Nigerian forces attack Boko Haram camps, 40 killed
Lagos, July 8 : Nigerian military has commenced air and ground bombardment of Boko Haram camps in the West African country's northeastern state of Borno, killing over 44 terrorists, the authorities said.