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Mikel Obi: Nigeria 'happy' with World Cup underdogs tag

Added: 26.05.2018 17:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

World Cup-bound Nigeria are "more than happy with being written off", according to Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi.

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Names of 4 soldiers killed in Niger added to memorial wall

Added: 25.05.2018 19:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

The names of four Special Forces soldiers killed last year in an ambush in Niger are among those added to a memorial wall at Fort Bragg.


Pollution Worsens Around Shell Oil Spills in Nigeria

Added: 25.05.2018 16:44 | 1 views | 0 comments

The environmental damage around the site of two Shell oil spills in Nigeria a decade ago has worsened significantly after years of delay to cleanup efforts, according to a report the oil giant has been accused of trying to shield from public view.

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Letter from Africa: Why is no-one talking about the Zamfara conflict?

Added: 25.05.2018 15:07 | 6 views | 0 comments

The brewing crisis in Nigeria's Zamfara State has the potential to become as deadly as the Boko Haram conflict.


Nigeria's reservation on Africa's free trade deal

Added: 25.05.2018 12:47 | 4 views | 0 comments

Why President Buhari of Nigeria is reluctant to sign the African Continental Free Trade Agreement.


'Men can't box me' - dreaming of Tokyo 2020 from a dirt ring in Nigeria

Added: 25.05.2018 11:25 | 16 views | 0 comments

A group of female boxers who train in a makeshift boxing ring in the dirt plan to take gold at the 2020 Olympics.


Boko Haram crisis: Amnesty accuses Nigeria troops of rape

Added: 24.05.2018 9:54 | 7 views | 0 comments

Women were separated from their husbands and raped in refugee camps, says Amnesty International.


Amnesty Report Says Nigerian Military Carried Out Crimes Against Humanity, War Crimes

Added: 24.05.2018 3:34 | 15 views | 0 comments

The human rights organization Amnesty International released a report on Wednesday which described several instances where the Nigerian military carried out war crimes and crimes against humanity including torture, rape, and killing civilians in their fight against the Boko Haram insurgency, according to Reuters. The report says the crimes were carried out for several years and have persisted even after a presidential inquiry was formed last August, though their findings have not yet been made public. The Nigerian military released a statement which said the findings from the international human rights organization was “a false report on fictitious rape incidents in IDP (internally displaced...

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Acclaimed Nigerian author speaks at Harvard Class Day

Added: 23.05.2018 22:53 | 2 views | 0 comments

Acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has addressed Harvard University's graduates at the school's annual pre-commencement Class Day festivities.

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