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  Nigeria Faces Possible Ebola Outbreak Amid Nigeria Faces Possible Ebola Outbreak Amid National Doctors' StrikeVoice of AmericaABUJA, NIGERIA —. In the midst of a national doctors' strike, Nigerian authorities are now working to prevent an outbreak of Ebola, after the country's first patient died last week. The strike leaves Nigeria's hospitals unprepared to treat or contain ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 9:50 am
  Christians Killed in Nigeria Through June Christians Killed in Nigeria Through June Already at 91% of 2013's Full-Year TotalCNSNews.com (blog)Boko Haram, the Islamist extremist group in Nigeria, and other groups have killed 1,631 Christians in Nigeria in the first six months of 2014 - 91 percent of last year's total number of Christians killed, according to in the country in all of last year ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 7:47 am
  In Nigeria, a civil war within Islam - Christian Science MonitorIn Nigeria, a civil war within IslamChristian Science MonitorAt least 82 people were killed on Wednesday in two suicide bombings in the north Nigerian city of Kaduna, one aimed at opposition leader and ex-president Muhammadu Buhari and another at a moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer.Kaduna bomb attacks: Nigeria would have been in turmoil if Buhari was killed ...DailyPost Nigeriaall 52 news articles »
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 5:30 am
  Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama Fox NewsNigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama briefed on Ebola outbreakFox News(From L to R) Abdulsalami Nasidi, director of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos state health commissioner Jide Idris and Lagos Special Advisor on Health Yewande Adesina, speak about the update on the Ebola outbreak during a news ...Ebola: Fears grow in Nigeria after plane scareCBC.ca2 Americans Catch Ebola In Liberia, As Nigeria Reports First CaseNPR (blog)Why Ebola reaching Nigeria's largest city is a whole new level of scaryQuartzNBCNews.com -ABC Onlineall 3,325 news articles »
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 4:16 am
  Commonwealth Games: Nigeria's gold medallist Leadership NewspapersCommonwealth Games: Nigeria's gold medallist weightlifter Chika Amalaha fails ...ABC OnlineNigerian teenage weightlifter Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Commonwealth Games after testing positive in a doping test taken after she won gold in the women's 53kg category, the Commonwealth Games Federation announced ...Breaking news: Nigeria's teenage gold medalist fails dope testP.M. NewsNigeria's Weightlifter Amalaha To Undergo B Sample Testing On WednesdayLeadership NewspapersChika Amalaha, Nigeria's gold medal-winning weightlifter, fails doping testBusinessDayDailyPost Nigeria -Insidethegames.biz -Premium Timesall 245 news articles »
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 3:28 am

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  Female bombers target Nigeria trade show,Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up at a trade show and a petrol station in northern Nigeria's biggest city of Kano on Monday, killing one other person and injuring at least six others, police and a military source said. The other suicide bomber at the petrol station killed herself and another person, the military source said, without giving further details of that blast. They were the ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:54 am
  Nigeria to Cameroon Wracked by IslamistIslamist militants intensified operations in Nigeria and neighboring Cameroon as they kidnapped a senior politician’s wife and targeted Muslims celebrating Eid, the end of the holy month of Ramadan, with bombs.
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:49 am
  Nigeria's Boko Haram targets top leadersBoko Haram last week tried to assassinate a moderate Muslim prayer leader and a leading contender for Nigeria's presidency. Its latest abductee is the wife of Cameroon's deputy prime minister Amadou Ali. 
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 5:47 pm
  Nigeria's Boko Haram targets top leadersBoko Haram last week tried to assassinate a moderate Muslim prayer leader and a leading contender for Nigeria's presidency. Its latest abductee is the wife of Cameroon's deputy prime minister Amadou Ali. 
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 11:17 am
  3 female suicide bomber kill several inKANO, Nigeria (AP) — A woman blew herself up at a petrol station in northern Nigeria on Monday, killing three people in one of three suicide bombings by females in Kano in two days, police said.
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 11:09 am

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  Christians Killed in Nigeria Through JuneBoko Haram, the Islamist extremist group in Nigeria, and other groups have killed 1,631 Christians in Nigeria in the first six months of 2014 - 91 percent of last year's total number of Christians killed, according to in the country in all of last year ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 6:23 am
  Where is Nigeria’s Boko Haram Going?After a weekend of carnage in Kano and two high profile kidnappings in Cameroon—following a nearly successful attempt on the life of former chief of state Muhammadu Buhari—Boko Haram is more than ever a central preoccupation in Nigeria (and now ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 6:20 am
  In Nigeria, a civil war within IslamA version of this post appeared on Africa in Transition. The views expressed are the author's own. On July 23, there was an effort to murder two of Nigeria’s prominent Muslim leaders, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi, a cleric with a large personal following, and ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 2:09 am
  Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as ObamaPatrick Sawyer, a consultant for Liberia's Finance Ministry in his 40s, collapsed on arrival at the Lagos airport on July 20. He was put in isolation at the First Consultants Hospital in Obalende, one of the most crowded parts of a city that is home to 21 ...
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 11:17 pm
  Nigeria's rising star Okagbare targetsGLASGOW (AFP) - Were it not for the track and field schedule, Nigerian Blessing Okagbare could almost be expected to be going for four medals at the Commonwealth Games. The 25-year-old scorched to a commanding victory in the women's 100m at Hampden Park on ...
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 9:12 pm
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Nigeria reporters face criminal charges forProsecutors filed criminal charges Tuesday against two journalists at a Nigerian newspaper over a story they published on alleged plans by the nation's presidency to disrupt opposition parties. The charges are a sign of growing government pressure on the media.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 7:51 am
AP PHOTOS: Nigeria's forgotten railroadTrain horns now sound again across Nigeria's lush south and the encroaching desert of its north, but the history of the nation's 100-year-old railroad still sits rusting away.
Posted on 13 April 2013 | 6:07 am
Violence in central Nigeria villages killsLeaders in two villages in central Nigeria say at least 10 people have been killed in attacks between the Christians and Muslims living there.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 6:40 am
Paper: Police detain Nigeria reporters overTwo journalists were detained Monday by police after their newspaper published a story about supposed plans by the nation's presidency to disrupt opposition parties and potentially raise the price of subsidized gasoline in the country, the publication said.
Posted on 8 April 2013 | 2:45 pm
Nigeria police: 12 missing after deltaMilitants in Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta ambushed a group of police officers as they sat stranded in a boat in the region's winding creeks, leaving at least 12 "missing" in the most serious attack in months in a region vital to the country's finances, a police spokesman said Saturday.
Posted on 6 April 2013 | 2:21 pm
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