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Two policemen shot dead in Nigerian police station attack

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Nigerian police on Thursday confirmed two policemen were shot dead by gunmen following an attack on a police station in the country's southeastern state...
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At least 9 killed by gunmen in Nigerian attack

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At least nine persons were killed by gunmen who invaded a village in Nigeria's southeastern state of Anambra on Monday, said the police. An unknown...
airstrike

Nigerian air force to investigate alleged killing of army soldiers in airstrike

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday said it has commenced an investigation into media reports alleging NAF killed more than 20 soldiers by...
Boko Haram

18 killed and 21 wounded in Nigeria Boko Haram attack

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Eighteen people were killed and 21 others wounded when militants of the extremist group Boko Haram attacked Nigeria's northeastern town of Damasak earlier this...
About Killed In Attacks By Gunmen In Nw Nigeria

Gunmen kill 6 at bar in central Nigeria

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Six people were confirmed killed after a group of unidentified gunmen invaded a bar in Nigeria's central region, said local police on Friday. The gunmen...
The 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress opens at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 18. (Photo by Shi Jiamin from People’s Daily)

CPC’s leadership key to China’s success – former Nigerian FM

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The leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is the key to China's success, which no other nation has ever achieved in such...
kidnapped in Nigeria

1,844 inmates escape after gunmen attack custodial center in southern Nigeria

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The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) said on Monday that 1,844 inmates escaped following an early hour gunmen attack on its custodial center in Owerri,...
accident

5 killed in truck accident in south Nigeria, including students

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Four secondary school students and one bike rider were crushed to death on Monday when a speeding truck wreaked havoc in Nigeria's southwestern state...
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Nigeria retains lending rate at 11.5 percent amid high inflation

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Nigeria's central bank on Tuesday announced a decision to retain the monetary policy rate at 11.5 percent amid high inflation, citing the recent exit...
climate change

Nigeria launches action plan on gender and climate change

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The Nigerian government on Thursday inaugurated a National Action Plan on Gender and Climate Change (NAPGCC) to guide implementation of actions that mitigate climate...

Nigeria records over 10 million out-of-school children

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The Nigerian government on Thursday said the country currently has more than 10 million out-of-school children, the highest in sub-Saharan Africa. Minister...
accident

6 killed and 54 injured in Nigerian road accident

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Six people were killed and 54 others injured in a road accident involving mainly traders in Nigeria's northeastern state of Bauchi, said an official...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian president mourns Tanzanian John Magufuli’s death

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday expressed deep condolences over the death of Tanzanian President John Magufuli. Buhari said in a condolence...
kidnapped in Nigeria

6 killed as fuel tanker rams into tricycles in Nigeria

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At least six people were killed and many others injured after a fuel tanker rammed into two tricycles in Nigeria's southern state of...
Ecowas Map

ECOWAS Holds A Preparatory Meeting on Mitigation of Macroeconomic Fiscal Imbalances Through Forecasting

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The Macroeconomic Policy Department of the ECOWAS Commission held a preparatory meeting with ITF Enhancing Human Security (ITF) team to discuss the development of...
Gunmen

Students and teachers kidnapped after gunmen attack on school in NW Nigeria

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An internal security official in Nigeria's northwest state of Kaduna said Monday that an unspecified number of students and teachers were reported to have...
Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala

WTO pledges investment support and technical assistance to Nigeria

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The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday pledged to work as an economic institution with other financial institutions to support investments and technical assistance...
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari (R) presents a sword to a graduating military best cadet F.A Tajudeen during the graduation parade of the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) cadets in Kaduna, northwestern Nigeria, Sept. 12, 2015. The graduation parade of the 62 regular course and short service course 43 of the NDA cadets was held here on Saturday. (Xinhua/Dare Sholarin)

Nigerian president charges new military chiefs to free country from insecurity

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday charged the newly appointed military chiefs to speed up their actions in freeing the country from the current...
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Nigerian president and health workers to receive first doses of COVID-19 vaccines

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, his deputy Yemi Osinbajo, as well as frontline health workers have been scheduled to receive the first doses of the...
released schoolgirls

Abducted Nigerian schoolgirls rue harrowing experience in kidnappers’ den

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"We felt we had already spent years, even though it was our first day," said Anka, as she bitterly rued the harrowing journey she...
Covid

Nigeria set to receive COVID-19 vaccines, records 155,417 cases in one year

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Nigeria is about to receive its first tranche of COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX, a global scheme set up to procure and distribute vaccines, as...
Nigerian Military

Nigerian military kills 81 Boko Haram militants in clearance operations

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Government troops killed 81 Boko Haram militants in recent clearance operations in northeast Nigeria, the military said on Monday. The operations covered...
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the woman who makes history at World Trade Organization

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Nigeria-born Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was on Monday confirmed as the new leader of the World Trade Organization (WTO), with a mandate to revitalize the 164-member...
accident

Bus accident kills 3, injures 4 in SE Nigeria

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Three people were killed and four others seriously injured when an 18-seater bus on Thursday overturned in Nigeria's southeastern state of Ebonyi, police said. ...
Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian president signs new law to curb COVID-19

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday signed the COVID-19 Health Protection Regulations 2021, a new law aimed at controlling the pandemic in the most...
kidnapped in Nigeria

Diarrhea kills 4 in NW Nigeria

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Four people have been killed and 56 others hospitalized following an outbreak of diarrhea in Nigeria's northwestern state of Sokoto, an official said on...
kidnapped in Nigeria

Bandits kill 5 in north Nigeria attacks

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Bandits killed five people including an 80-year-old woman in separate attacks in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna on Sunday, an official said. ...
Covid Re Testing

Nigeria records highest single-day rise in COVID-19 infections

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Nigeria's confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 107,345 late Friday after reporting 1,867 new cases, the highest single-day rise in the country since the onset...
accident

3 killed in central Nigeria road accident

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Three people including two police inspectors were confirmed killed in a road accident that occurred in Nigeria's central region on Thursday, according to a...
kidnapped in Nigeria

3 killed and 4 injured in south Nigeria road accident

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At least three people were killed and four others injured after a heavy-duty truck carrying a container fell on a bus in Nigeria's southwest...