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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...
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Gunmen kill two persons in central Nigeria

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Two businessmen were killed by unknown gunmen in an attack in Nigeria's central state of Nasarawa, local police confirmed Saturday. The attack occurred Friday in...
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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...
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Road accident kills 13 in central Nigeria

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Thirteen people were killed and 14 others injured in a road accident in Nigeria's central state of Niger on Tuesday morning, road police said. ...
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22 killed in two road accidents in central Nigeria

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At least 22 people were killed in two road accidents in a central state of Nigeria on Wednesday, a local official said. ...
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At least 17 killed in central Nigeria road accident

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At least 17 people were confirmed killed after two buses collided in Nigeria's central region on Tuesday, a local official said. Solomon...

3 gunmen killed in central Nigeria

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The Nigerian military said Monday that three gunmen were killed after troops thwarted an armed attack on a village in the central state...
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At least 6 killed after tanker collision in central Nigeria

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At least six people were killed after two oil tankers collided on early Tuesday in Niger state, central north Nigeria, local authorities said. Ahmed Inga,...
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Rainstorm kills at least 7 in central Nigeria

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At least seven people were killed and several others went missing after heavy rains in Nigeria's north-central state of Niger, said a local government...
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8 police, one civilian killed in central Nigeria gunmen attack

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Eight police officers and one male civilian were killed when gunmen launched an attack on a police station and a bank in the central...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

7 hostages freed by troops in central Nigeria

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Troops in central Nigeria have rescued seven kidnapped victims during a mop-up operation, the defense headquarters said on Sunday. In a statement,...
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Lassa fever kills 4 more in central Nigeria

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The Nigerian government on Sunday confirmed nine more cases of Lassa fever in the country after it killed four people in the central state...
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At least 14 killed in central Nigeria gunmen attack

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At least 14 people were killed when gunmen hit a village in Nigeria's Plateau, a state in the country's central region, several local sources...
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9 confirmed killed in central Nigeria road crashes

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A total of nine people were confirmed killed in two road crashes in central Nigeria, local police said on Monday. The accidents...
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Atheism and Family Persecution: A Case from Central Nigeria

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While there has been an overwhelming emphasis on the pervasiveness of religiosity and god belief in Nigeria, little attention has been paid to the...

Death toll rises to 18 in central Nigeria flood disaster

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The death toll has risen to 18 due to the floods caused by persistent rainfall in central Nigeria, a local official, has confirmed. ...
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5 killed, 8 injured in central Nigeria road accident

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Five people were killed and eight others severely injured following a road accident in central Nigeria late Tuesday, the local road safety police said...
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Okinibi and Witch-Hunting in Central Nigeria

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By Leo Igwe I just returned from a short visit to Idoma land in Benue state in Central Nigeria. A medical doctor whom I met...
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13 people kidnapped in central Nigeria

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At least 13 persons have been kidnapped in two villages along a highway in central north Nigeria between Saturday and Monday by gunmen, a...
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3 killed in central Nigeria boat mishap

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The bodies of three local farmers have been recovered and buried after a boat capsized in central Nigeria, local disaster management agency said on...
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Local police thwart attempted jailbreak in central Nigeria

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Local police on Thursday thwarted an attempted jailbreak in the central Nigerian city of Keffi, when inmates went berserk, according to a prisons spokesperson. ...
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Kogi attack has left 16 people dead

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At least 16 people have been confirmed dead following an attack on a farming community in the central Nigerian state of Kogi early Sunday...
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Police confirm 5 killed in central Nigeria gunmen attack

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Five people have been confirmed dead following an attack in Nigeria's central state of Plateau, a police spokesman said on Monday. Three people were wounded...

Bus accident kills 3, injures 50 others in central Nigeria

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Three people were killed and 50 others injured early Saturday when the driver of a passenger bus lost control in central Nigeria, police said. One...
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4 Boko Haram commanders nabbed in central Nigeria

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Nigerian government forces in central Kogi State nabbed four high-profile members of the terror group Boko Haram following intelligence report, a senior state official...
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Bird flu outbreak hits poultry farms in central Nigeria

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A bird flu outbreak hit at least six farms in Nigeria's central state of Plateau, killing at least 11,000 birds last week, said a...
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Fresh Lassa fever cases kill 4 in central Nigeria

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Nigerian authorities have confirmed four deaths in the latest cases of Lassa fever, a disease transmitted by rodents, in Nasarawa State. Daniel...
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Central Nigeria road crash claims 6 lives

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An accident claimed six lives early Tuesday on a highway linking Nigeria's capital city Abuja to Lokoja, capital of the central state of Kogi,...
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4 killed, 6 injured in central Nigeria communal clash

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However, the melee, which began on Monday between youths of neighboring communities, was quelled following the intervention of troops and a detachment of riot...

Tension rises in central Nigeria as lion escapes from wildlife park

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The official heading the state tourism corporation John Doy told Xinhua the lion escaped from its cage at the Jos Wildlife Park while it...