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Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria

Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria

By AFP KANO, NIGERIA:  Boko Haram militants have killed eight loggers near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, vigilantes and residents told AFP on Sunday. The militant gunmen on Saturday stopped nine loggers in a pickup truck near Kayamla village, 10 kilometres from the city, murdering eight while one managed to escape. “The gunmen stopped […]

11 children killed as bus runs into Muslim procession in Nigeria

11 children killed as bus runs into Muslim procession in Nigeria

Eleven children were killed when a bus driver lost control of his vehicle and ploughed into a Muslim procession marking the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in northern Nigeria, police said Wednesday. The accident Tuesday in Malam Sidi village in Gombe state was due to a brake failure, Ahmed Usman, the spokesperson for police, said. […]

Nigeria Super Falcons march on parliament to demand bonuses

Nigeria Super Falcons march on parliament to demand bonuses

Nigeria’s victorious women’s football team have protested outside parliament in Abuja over unpaid win bonuses. Their protest coincided with President Muhammadu Buhari’s arrival at the National Assembly to present next year’s budget. The African champions then marched to President Buhari’s villa, where an aide said they would be paid in two days. They have refused […]