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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Abuja

This year
# Abuja
Nigeria ruling party candidate wins presidential election in disputed vote
International observers noted major logistical problems, disenfranchised voters and a lack of transparency.
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# bring back our girls
Girls freed from Boko Haram will be cared for - Nigerian president
The president has promised to support their “education, health, security and general well-being”.
# Confusion
Nobody knows what will happen if Boko Haram does release kidnapped schoolgirls
There are still 219 girls missing from their hometown of Chibok.
# Blast
Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital
Another 17 people were injured in the blast.
# Abuja
Seven jobseekers killed in Nigeria stadium stampede
Witnesses said that only one entrance at the 60,000 capacity Abuja stadium was open as the crush occurred.
# Nigeria
Over 150 feared dead after plane crashes into building in Nigerian city
The plane crashed into a two-storey building in Africa’s largest city. Residents said the plane had been coming in low and making a loud noise before it crashed.
# Nigeria
10 killed in suicide blast in northeast Nigeria
A suicide bomber drove into a convoy carrying a top police official in northeast Nigeria todayy, detonating his explosives and killing at least 10 people.
# Nigeria
Fear of further church violence after attacks kill 39 in Nigeria
A series of bombings yesterday targeted Christmas Day church services and Nigeria’s military.
# Nigeria
Bomb strikes Nigerian church during Christmas service
Local officials could not confirm how many people were injured, but said there were not enough ambulances to convey the wounded to hospital.
# Nigeria
Nigeria says man with al-Qaeda links masterminded UN bomb attack
Twenty-three people were killed in the attack on the UN’s headquarters in the Nigerian capital Abuja last week.
# Nigeria
Video: Explosion strikes UN building in Nigeria, killing 16
One eyewitness says he saw ‘many dead’ after an explosion at the United Nation’s main Nigerian offices at Abuja.
# Nigeria
Nigeria blast kills 15 people hours after inauguration
A bomb tore through a military barracks in the north of the country killing 15 people – just hours after the inauguration of President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria’s capital of Abuja.