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7 die in trailer-truck collision in Nigeria

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Seven people were killed and two others injured when a trailer and a truck collided along a busy highway in Kano, in northwest Nigeria,...
Wpid Market

Nigeria’s CPI rises by 14.23 pct in October

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Nigeria's consumer price index (CPI) rose by 14.23 percent year-on-year in October, up from the 13.71 percent jump recorded in September, according to data...
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Nigerian troops kill “scores of” Boko Haram militants in NE Nigeria

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Scores of Boko Haram terrorists have been killed in airstrikes in the Sambisa forest in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, said a military spokesman...

Gunmen attack school in north Nigeria

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A group of unidentified gunmen attacked a polytechnic in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna, abducting a lecturer and two students, local police said on...
yellow fever vaccination campaign

Yellow fever outbreak kills 76 in Nigeria

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A yellow fever outbreak has killed 76 in three states in Nigeria for the first 10-day period of November, local health officials said Friday. A...
Nigerian refugees

Nigeria to create database for displaced persons

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The Nigerian government has approved the establishment of a database for internally displaced persons (IDPs) across the country, an official has said. ...
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Nigeria’s restive Borno state to unveil development plan

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Authorities in Nigeria's restive northeast state of Borno said it will launch a 25-year development plan aimed at fast-tracking development of the state,...
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Nigeria records over 1,000 road accident deaths in Q3

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At least 1,076 people were killed in road accidents in Nigeria in the third quarter of 2020, according to the Federal Road Safety...
Nigerian Police

10 kidnapped victims rescued in SW Nigeria

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Nigerian police on Saturday confirmed 10 people kidnapped by an armed group in the country's southwestern state of Ondo were rescued during a gun...
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Nigerian troops kill 75 Boko Haram militants in clearance operation

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Nigerian troops killed 75 Boko Haram militants in about a month's time in an ongoing operation in the restive northeast region, an official confirmed...
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Nigerian police arrest over 1,500 in nationwide crackdown on crime amid protests

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Nigerian police said here Tuesday they have arrested over 1,500 people in a major nationwide operation against those suspected of looting government warehouses storing...
Police Brutality

Nigeria rejects Amnesty International report on police action as untrue, misleading

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Nigerian police has condemned as untrue and misleading a recent Amnesty International report that accused its personnel of human rights violations during recent protests...
Protesters Nigeria

Nigerian army denies shooting during protests against police brutality in Lagos

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The Nigerian Army on Wednesday denied allegations that soldiers had shot at peaceful protesters who gathered at a location in Lagos last week demanding...
Protesters Nigeria

Nigerian police launch nationwide crackdown on crime in protests

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Nigerian police said a national crackdown has been launched on all criminal activities to make the country safe, after reports of suspected hoodlums hiding...
Boko Haram

Nigerian troops kill 16 Boko Haram militants in recent encounters in NE

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At least 16 Boko Haram militants have been killed by Nigerian troops in recent three encounters in the northeast state of Borno, said the...
Protesters Nigeria

Ongoing mass protests in Nigeria portend danger to economy – union organization

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The ongoing protests against police brutality in Nigeria that have forced businesses to close down are a danger to the nation's already poor economy,...
African Union

AU council calls for urgent de-escalation of unrest in Nigeria

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The Economic, Social and Cultural Council(ECOSOCC) of the African Union(AU) has called for an urgent de-escalation of the current unrest in parts of Nigeria...
Protesters Nigeria

AU strongly condemns violence in Nigeria

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The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat on Thursday strongly condemned the violence that erupted on Tuesday during protests in...
Police Brutality

Nigeria’s ruling party group condemns violence in protests

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A group of Nigeria's ruling party has condemned the attack and destruction of public properties by protesters in some states in the country. The hitherto...
Boko Haram attack

Nigerian military destroys Boko Haram camp in northeast state

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Nigerian military said on Wednesday a recent airstrike against terrorists' elements in the restive northeast had destroyed a training camp of the Boko Haram...
curfew

Nigeria’s economic hub imposes curfew, closes schools as protests turn violent

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Authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub have imposed a curfew and announced the closure of all public and private schools following the degeneration of...
Protesters Nigeria

Nigeria’s ruling party appeals for national peace amid protests

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Nigeria's ruling party on Tuesday appealed to citizens to uphold peace and shun violence for the development of the country, as they protest against...
accident

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,...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

Nigerian military confirms Boko Haram fighters killed in airstrikes

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The Nigerian military confirmed Friday that an unknown number of Boko Haram fighters were killed in airstrikes around Tudun Wulgo and Tumbun Gini in...
A trapped worker calls for help from the rubble of a collapsed building in Pathumthani province, central Thailand, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. A six-story building under construction on the outskirts of Thailand's capital collapsed Monday, killing a number of workers and trapping several others underneath the rubble, police said. (AP Photo) THAILAND OUTThe Associated Press

Death toll from building collapse in Nigeria reaches seven

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The death toll from a three-storey building which collapsed here on Sunday rose to seven as authorities intensified search and rescue efforts. ...
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4 killed in road accident in SW Nigeria

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At least four people were killed in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck in Nigeria's southwestern state of Ogun, police said...
Doctors

Two doctors abducted in Nigeria regain freedom

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Police in Nigeria's central north of Kogi said Sunday it had rescued two medical doctors kidnapped by unknown gunmen in different parts of the...
Nigerian Police

Nigeria scraps anti-robbery squad amid protest

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Nigeria's police chief Mohammed Adamu on Sunday announced the dissolution of the Special Anti-robbery Squad, a subunit of the police force. Adamu made the announcement...
terrorist

Nigerian troops kill “scores of terrorists” in restive NE region

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"Scores of Boko Haram terrorists" are believed to have been killed by airstrikes by Nigerian air force in the northeast state of Borno, an...
E-waste

Expert calls for more attention to tackle e-waste challenge in Nigeria

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A Nigerian expert on Tuesday called for efforts from the Electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) producers to embrace a paradigm shift in operation for...