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# abuja - Monday 8 May, 2017

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”.

# abuja - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Nobody knows what will happen if Boko Haram does release kidnapped schoolgirls

There are still 219 girls missing from their hometown of Chibok.

# abuja - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital

Another 17 people were injured in the blast.

# abuja - Saturday 15 March, 2014

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.

# abuja - Sunday 3 June, 2012

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.

# abuja - Monday 30 April, 2012

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.

# abuja - Monday 26 December, 2011

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.

# abuja - Sunday 25 December, 2011

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.

# abuja - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

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.

# abuja - Friday 26 August, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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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.

# abuja - Monday 30 May, 2011

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.