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# nigeria - Monday 12 January, 2015

Explainer: What is Boko Haram and why can't Nigeria stop them?

The group killed over 2,000 people last week.

# nigeria - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Boko Haram use 10-year-old girl suicide bomber in attack outside market

Witnesses said the girl may not have known what exactly was strapped to her body under her hijab.

'Thousands' feared killed in Boko Haram terror attack

An Amnesty International statement said there were reports the town of Baga was razed and that as many as 2,000 people were killed.

# nigeria - Friday 9 January, 2015

"I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram"

Boko Haram killed as many as 2,000 in their latest attacks.

# nigeria - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Boko Haram raze 16 towns, kill at least 100

The attack comes as President Goodluck Jonathan kicked off his campaign for re-election.

# nigeria - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Islamic extremists Boko Haram have seized 40 men and boys

The attack occurred in the northeast of Nigeria on New Year’s Eve

# nigeria - Monday 1 December, 2014

There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year

A new report has detailed incidents across the world.

# nigeria - Friday 28 November, 2014

120 killed, hundreds more injured --- as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque

Just days ago, a senior cleric at the mosque issued a call to arms against Boko Haram.

Most people around the world think the internet is a human right

This comes as part of a new study by the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

# nigeria - Sunday 16 November, 2014

# nigeria - Monday 10 November, 2014

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly

Today’s high school attack is the latest by Boko Haram militants.

# nigeria - 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.

# nigeria - Friday 17 October, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released

Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.

# nigeria - Monday 8 September, 2014

Panic as people flee to escape dangerous Boko Haram fighters

The Cameroon army has killed more than 100 Boko Haram fighters, their government said.

# nigeria - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Nigeria's largest city is struggling to find medical personnel to help fight Ebola‎

It has appealed for volunteers to come forward.

# nigeria - Friday 8 August, 2014

Greece testing a man for Ebola at Athens hospital

An architect who recently travelled to Nigeria is being tested for the virus.

# nigeria - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Second Ebola death confirmed in Nigeria as Spain plans evacuation of sick missionary

Almost 900 people have died since the latest outbreak of the disease earlier this year in West Africa.

Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak

WARNING: This article contains an image of a graphic nature.

# nigeria - Monday 4 August, 2014

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country.

# nigeria - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the body found in Co Meath, Gaza strikes, and the bulging Moon.

10-year-old girl 'strapped with explosives' arrested in Nigeria

Meanwhile, Nigerian authorities say a suicide bomber killed six people in Kano city today.

# nigeria - Friday 25 July, 2014

Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria

A Liberian national who traveled to Africa’s most populous nation has died in quarantine in Lagos.

# nigeria - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

11 parents of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls have died since their abduction

One father reportedly died repeating his kidnapped daughters’ names.

# nigeria - Monday 30 June, 2014

Church attacks leave 54 dead in northeast Nigeria ahead of World Cup match

Authorities have blamed the attacks on Boko Haram.

From The42 United front important for French success, says Cabaye Les Bleus

United front important for French success, says Cabaye

The French take on Nigeria today with a place in the last-eight on the line.

# nigeria - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The42 Greece players ask for their World Cup bonuses to be put towards training complex Goodfellas

Greece players ask for their World Cup bonuses to be put towards training complex

Admirable gesture from the players who are preparing for a round of 16 tie against Costa Rica.

# nigeria - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From The42 Babatunde set to miss rest of World Cup after horrific arm injury Ouch

Babatunde set to miss rest of World Cup after horrific arm injury

A powerful shot from teammate Ogenyi Onazi caused the injury.

# nigeria - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital

Another 17 people were injured in the blast.

# nigeria - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Boko Haram have abducted another SIXTY women and girls

The militant group has been holding over 200 schoolgirls captive since mid-April.

# nigeria - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From The42 Bosnia crash out of the World Cup after controversial defeat to Nigeria Heading Home

Bosnia crash out of the World Cup after controversial defeat to Nigeria

Peter Odemwingie’s first-half strike proved the difference but Edin Dzeko had a perfectly good goal disallowed.

# nigeria - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

At least 21 dead in bomb attack on World Cup viewing centre in Nigeria

The blast was the latest in a series at football viewing centres in Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram militants.

# nigeria - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Gardaí believe sex traffickers use voodoo rituals on their victims

Seven victims of human trafficking were identified in Ireland over the past 48 hours.

# nigeria - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about bugging at GSOC offices, mother and baby homes and cigarette packaging.

Boko Haram kidnap 20 women close to where 300 schoolgirls were abducted in April

Eyewitnesses say the women were forced into vehicles at gunpoint.

# nigeria - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Nigerian authorities 'furious' parents of four girls failed to say children had safely returned

Authorities have revised down number of girls kidnapped. There are 219 girls still missing.

# nigeria - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The42 Nigeria keeper somehow throws the ball into his own net against Scotland Own Goal This post contains videos

# nigeria - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Nigeria says it's located missing schoolgirls, but won't use force to rescue them

“The good news for the girls is that we know where they are but we cannot tell you,” the country’s top military official told reporters.

# nigeria - Friday 23 May, 2014

US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria - despite help from Britain, France, Israel

China has also offered its assistance, while the United Nations imposed sanctions on Boko Haram

# nigeria - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Column: With a positive attitude and determination to succeed, the sky is the limit

Africa Day celebrations are taking place nationwide this weekend. Here, entrepreneur Timi Martins talks about being an entrepreneur in Ireland.