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France Marches Into World Cup QF

France will face the winner of Germany - Algeria.

(BRASILIA, Brazil) - France World Cup France have marched through to the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals with a hard-fought 2-0 win over Nigeria in Brasilia.

Didier Deschamps' side were given a tough time of it by the African champions, but edged this tight encounter in the Estadio Nacional thanks to a Paul Pogba header and an injury-time own goal by Joseph Yobo.

Read Full Article (Jun-26-2014 07:12)

Nigeria Mall Bomb Blast Kills 22; 16 of Which Were Soldiers

The extremist Boko Haram Islamic sect had claimed responsibility for the two successive explosions.

(ABUJA, Nigeria) - Nigeria Mall Bomb Twenty-one people were confirmed killed in yet another bomb explosion that rocked a major shopping mall in Wuse 2, Abuja, on Wednesday afternoon.

An eyewitness, who said he observed the scene about 50 meters away from the blast, claimed that two young men on a bike rode by and dropped the 'package' in a sac-like container and then sped off five minutes after the blast occurred.

Read Full Article (Jun-25-2014 14:15)

Nigeria Through Despite Messi-Inspired Defeat

Even in a World Cup packed full of thrilling games, this was one of the best yet, and the tone was set as early as the third minute.

(RIO de JANEIRO, Brazil) - Lionel Messi Argentina secured top spot in Group F and preserved their unblemished record at Brazil 2014 with a 3-2 win over Nigeria illuminated by braces for Lionel Messi and Ahmed Musa.

Alejandro Sabella's side will be joined in the Round of 16 by the Super Eagles, who contributed greatly to this enthralling match and progress due to Iran's defeat to already-eliminated Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Read Full Article (Jun-23-2014 21:29)

Nigerian Bomb Blast at State College Kills 7

Amnesty International estimates that more than 1,500 people were killed in northeast Nigeria in the first three months of this year.

(KANO Nigeria) - Kano State School of Hygiene An explosion tore through a state college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Monday, killing at least seven people, a security source said.

The blast in the north's biggest city hit the Kano State School of Hygiene, the source said.

Read Full Article (Jun-18-2014 07:00)

World Cup Attack in Nigeria Kills 13, Including Small Children

The Nigerian government has advised people to avoid gathering in public to watch the World Cup, concerned about potential attacks.

(ABUJA, Nigeria) - Nigeria Car Bomb At least 13 people were killed and 20 injured after a bomb tore through a venue in the northeast Nigerian town of Damaturu where fans had gathered to watch a World Cup match.

Some people at the scene told Reuters an attacker dropped a device in front of the venue on Tuesday night in the town of Damaturu and ran off, while others said it was the work of a suicide bomber.

Read Full Article (May-11-2014 22:22)

Bring Back Our Girls May 14 Portland Rally

“We want the girls brought safely to their homes. We support girls’ education and promote peace,” - Vitalis Ogbeama, president of the Nigerian Community of Oregon and SW Washington-

(PORTLAND) - Nigerian girls Hundreds of Portland-area residents will rally with cities from around the world to urge the release of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by anti-education extremists.

The rally will demonstrate support for the girls’ families, provide information about the girls’ plight, and provide solidarity with the growing number of international leaders and organizations working to find these young victims of terrorism.

Read Full Article (May-10-2014 14:37)

Taking Schoolgirls into Slavery, Sign of Boko Haram`s Profound Ignorance of Islam

We must release Islam from the ignorance of Boko Haram while also releasing the captive girls from the clutches of these cruel bandits!

(TEHRAN IranReview.Org) - Rally against capture of Nigerian schoolgirls The news was very scary. The kidnapping of 275 high school girls in Nigeria by Takfiri and terrorist members of Boko Haram group and their later announcement about their intention to sell the girls as slaves was shocking enough to heavily weigh down on the conscience of every human being.

However, this has not apparently taken place in reality. It seems that the world has become callous and indifferent as a result of high frequency of violent crimes and extremism.

Read Full Article (Jan-07-2014 18:47)

Suspected Ritualists Dump Baby in Festac Swamp. Hands Bound, the Baby`s Organs Removed (GRAPHIC)

A source says a similar sacrifice was performed at the same place, the same period last year.

(FESTAC LAGOS, Nigeria) - Baby killed in ritual in Nigeria Who are the parents of the baby girl that was dumped in a swamp by suspected ritualists at 6th Avenue, Festac, Lagos, on Monday?

This is the question agitating the minds of hundreds of people who besieged the area to catch a glimpse of the unfortunate baby. The bizarre act was carried out at about 12 noon.

Read Full Article (Aug-15-2012 17:30)

Chiwar and Gloria Musa in UK Sentenced to Seven Years

Advocates contend couple is totally innocent.

(LONDON) - Chiwar and Gloria Musa The Musa parents received 7 years imprisonment today Tuesday 14th August at Wood Green Court, London and are to be deported immediately back to Nigeria on finishing their sentences.

They have served already 259 days leading up to today in custody in their respective prisons.

Read Full Article (May-29-2012 01:46)

How I Became a Doctor at 21 -Ola Orekunrin

Dr Ola Orekunrin's story is synonymous with innovation, success and excellence.

(AABUJA, Nigeria) - Dr Ola Orekunrin So much has happened in her life that you would not believe she is just 26 years old.

So determined to make a difference in medical practice, Dr Ola Orekunrin set up the first air ambulance service in West Africa.

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