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Jan 18, 2017
Nigerian air force kills 52 in strike on refugee campNigeria's air force killed at least 52 people and injured 120 in an air strike on a refugee camp in the country's northeast on Tuesday, a spokesman from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said after the military earlier disclosed the strike was meant to target Boko Haram militants
Jan 06, 2017
John Obi Mikel departs Chelsea to join Chinese club Tianjin TEDANigeria captain John Obi Mikel announced on Friday he is leaving English Premier League leaders Chelsea to join Chinese side Tianjin TEDA.
Jan 06, 2017
Riyad Mahrez named African Footballer of the Year after Leicester City's successAlgeria forward Riyad Mahrez was voted African Footballer of the Year after he inspired Leicester City to the English Premier League title last season.
Jan 04, 2017
Premier League: Leicester City sign Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi from Racing Genk0Leicester City have signed Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi from Belgian side Racing Genk on a five-and-a-half-year deal , the Premier League champions said
Dec 29, 2016
Boko Haram leader rubbishes Nigerian president's claims, says group safe, not crushedBoko Haram, which last year pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, has been in the grip of a power struggle.
Dec 21, 2016
Gambian President Jammeh says he will not step down | ReutersBANJUL Gambian President Yahya Jammeh said he would not step down and condemned mediation by West African regional bloc ECOWAS that aims to get him to leave power after he lost a Dec.
Dec 14, 2016
Gambia's ruling party appeals Jammeh's poll defeat in court | ReutersDAKAR Gambia's ruling APRC party on Tuesday filed a petition to the Supreme Court challenging the outcome of Dec.
Dec 12, 2016
More than 100 killed in church collapse in Nigeria - journalist, resident | ReutersBy Tife Owolabi | UYO, Nigeria UYO, Nigeria At least 100 people were killed by the collapse of a church in southeastern Nigeria, a resident and photojournalist who visited a morgue said on Sunday, but officials put the death toll at just 27."At Uyo teaching hospital where I am now I could see over a hundred corpses, many are heaped on top off each other on the floor," said photojournalist Ini Samuel. "Eye witnesses also said yesterday corpses were packed in four each bag."Gary Ubong, a resident, said the church's roof had collapsed on worshippers while a pastor was being consecrated as bishop in the presence of government officials."I saw more than 100 dead bodies brought out on loaders," said Ubong, who said he had rushed to the scene after the accident
Dec 11, 2016
Nigeria: Two girls stage suicide attack in market, 17 people injuredTwo girls approximately seven or eight years old blew themselves up in a northeastern Nigerian market on Sunday, killing themselves and wounding at least 17 others, witnesses said.
Dec 10, 2016
Nigeria suicide bombing: 45 killed, 33 wounded in twin explosions in MadagaliTwo female suicide bombers killed 45 people and wounded 33 others when they detonated their explosives in a crowded market in Nigeria's restive northeast, the emergency service has said.