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Nigerian governors call for updated military equipment to restive NE region

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Nigeria's state governors have called on the federal government to deploy more state of the art military hardware to the armed forces fighting Boko...
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Nigerian police kill eight gunmen in crossfire

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At least eight gunmen have been killed in a combat operation by police in Nigeria's northwestern state of Katsina, a police spokesman said on...

At least 21 killed in attack in five villages in central Nigeria

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Unknown gunmen killed at least 21 people during an attack on five villages in central Nigeria, police said Friday. At least three others were injured...
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21 killed in gunmen attack in northern Nigeria: police

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At least 21 people have been killed and many others injured in an attack carried out by gunmen in northern Nigeria between Wednesday...
Human trafficking

UN agency to support trafficking victims in Nigeria

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The United Nation's migration agency has opened a new facility in Edo in southern Nigeria to provide unhindered access to legal services to victims...
gunmen

Nigerian troops kill 80 gunmen in July

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Nigerian troops have killed 80 armed bandits in an ongoing operation in the Northwest region in July, an official confirmed late on Saturday. ...
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Scores of travelers kidnapped in Nigeria: source

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Scores of travellers were kidnapped by gunmen early Thursday along an expressway between Nigeria's capital, Abuja, and the north-central city of Kaduna, security...
Gun Shot Dead

Nigerian soldier kills senior officer in restive NE state

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A depressed Nigerian soldier serving in the restive northeastern town of Bama in Borno state, went berserk and shot and killed an officer on...
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Nigeria de-radicalizes 601 repentant Boko Haram fighters

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Nigeria on Saturday released 601 ex-Boko Haram members after undergoing six months de-radicalization, rehabilitation, and reintegration program in northeast Gombe State. ...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram kills 5 aid workers in Nigeria

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Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday released a video showing the killing of five humanitarian workers who were recently abducted in Nigeria's restive Borno state. ...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Solomon Chollom calls for extra measures as COVID-19 likely airborne

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A Nigerian health expert on Wednesday said there are increasing evidences to the fact that the novel coronavirus is also airborne, and urged the...
airstrike

Military airstrike kills armed bandits in NW Nigeria

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An airstrike by Nigerian troops has destroyed a camp of an armed group inside Kagara Forest in the northwest state of Zamfara and killed...
Covid Test

Nigerian governor tests positive for COVID-19

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Kayode Fayemi, the governor of Ekiti, a state in southwest Nigeria Wednesday announced that he tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The...
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10 killed in Nigeria village attack

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Armed gunmen on Monday evening invaded Gora Gan village in Zango-Kataf area of northern Kaduna state, killing 10 people, including the village head, a...
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)

3 troops, 17 gunmen killed in clashes in northern Nigeria

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Three government troops and 17 gunmen were killed in an encounter in Jibia, Katsina state, in northern Nigeria over the weekend, military spokesman Bernard...
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IOM to help Nigeria reduce COVID-19 risk in IDP camps

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Friday it is extending its water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) operations to decrease the risk of COVID-19...
Gunmen

Nigerian defense chief says scourge of banditry to become “thing of past”

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Nigeria's defense chief Gabriel Olonisakin said Monday that the armed gunmen's activities in the country's northern regions would soon be "a thing of the...
Covid

COVID-19 cases surge in Nigeria as total cases hit 33,153

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Nigeria continued to witness rapidly rising COVID-19 cases with the country reporting 595 new cases on Monday night, bringing the country's total to...
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Gunmen kill 24 in northern Nigeria

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At least 24 lives were lost and several others injured after gunmen attacked three communities in Zango Kataf area of Kaduna in northern Nigeria...
Wpid Pirates

Nigeria charges 10 pirates for attacking Chinese vessel

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The Nigerian government on Monday arraigned 10 suspected pirates in a federal high court in Lagos, the nation's economic hub for allegedly hijacking a...
accident

6 killed in truck crash in SW Nigeria

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Six people were killed and others in a road accident that occurred on Saturday in the southwest Nigeria's state of Ondo, local authorities said. ...
Gunmen

2 gunmen killed by troops in north Nigeria

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Two notorious gunmen have been killed in an encounter with Nigerian troops in the northern state of Taraba, a military official said on Saturday. ...

Death toll from Nigeria’s economic hub building collapse rises to 3

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Death toll from a building which collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria's business hub, rose to three on Saturday as authorities suspended search and rescue efforts. ...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

Nigerian FM pledges strong support for WHO in COVID-19 fight

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Nigeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama has relayed the country's strong and full support for the World Health Organization (WHO) in coordinating...
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Nigerian scientists develop indigenous rapid testing kits for COVID-19

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An indigenous rapid testing kit for COVID-19 have been developed by Nigerian scientists for the identification of SARS-Cov-2, which causes COVID-19, Minister of Science...
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Nigeria’s economic hub to honor frontline health workers with trees planting

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Authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, have announced that 500,000 trees will be planted in the state to honor the frontline healthcare professionals on...
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Nigeria confirms suspension of anti-graft chief amid corruption probe

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate suspension of Ibrahim Magu as acting chairman of the nation's anti-graft body, said Minister of Justice...
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Nigeria announces increase in gas for power plants

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Nigeria's state-run oil firm on Thursday announced an increase of 19.14 percent in the average daily natural gas supply to power plants, which translates...
Inclusive Education

GPE offers 47 countries grants for improving learning amid COVID-19

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The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) has announced the disbursement of 381 million U.S. dollars to help 47 countries respond to coronavirus-related school closures...
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Nigerian police say at least 14 killed in boat accident

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Nigerian police on Tuesday said 14 bodies have been recovered following a boat mishap in the state of Benue on Sunday. Catherine...