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Nigeria facing “a famine unlike any we have ever seen”
Nearly a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished because Boko Haram has disrupted trade and farming.
1 points by The Denver Post | Humanitarian aid Refugee Million Nigeria United Nations Malnutrition
Deaths reported in clashes between rival Boko Haram factions
Ed AdamczykMONGUNO , Nigeria, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Several people were reported killed in sectarian battles within the Nigerian insurgent group Boko Haram, sources said
30 points by UPI | United Press International William Randolph Hearst International News Service News World Communications Borno State Nigeria News agency Associated Press
Nigeria on brink of catastrophic famine
The whimpers from skeletally thin babies too weak to cry are a harbinger of worse things to come: A quarter of the children lucky enough to make it to this emergency feeding center are dying. They are the latest victims of Boko Haram’s Islamic insurgency.
64 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Humanitarian aid Refugee Nigeria Million United Nations Malnutrition
Nigeria facing 'a famine unlike any we have ever seen'
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The whimpers from skeletally thin babies too weak to cry are a harbinger of worse things to come: A quarter of the children lucky enough to make it to this emergency feeding center are dying. They are the latest victims of Boko Haram's Islamic insurgency. No ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Humanitarian aid Refugee Million United Nations Nigeria
Exclusive: Nigerian army faces new dangers in Boko Haram campaign
BAMA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria's military has liberated large swathes of land from Boko Haram but a ride with an army convoy, all guns firing for fear of ambush, shows how far the northeast is from normality after a brutal Islamist insurgency that has displaced millions.
-1 points by Reuters | Borno State Military Nigeria Army Local Government Areas of Nigeria Soldier Maiduguri The Road
Nigeria's fight against ill-health and malnutrition
If we can put forward a state and non-state collaboration we can stop the risk of famine in the country.
458 points by Al Jazeera English | Internally displaced person Refugee Nigeria Vaccination Africa AIDS Hausa language Chad
Boko Haram linked to deadly attacks in Maiduguri, Nigeria
Ed AdamczykFeb. 17 (UPI) -- At least 11 people died after suicide bombers attacked locations in Maiduguri, Nigeria, security sources and witnesses said.
1 points by UPI | Nigeria United Press International Maiduguri Borno State Nigerian naira Credibility Kanuri Explosive belt
Nigerian President's Absence Intensifies Tensions
Roiled by antigovernment protests, revived insurgencies and its worst recession in three decades, Africa’s most-populous nation is now fretting about the health of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.
30 points by The Wall Street Journal | Nigeria President of Nigeria Sani Abacha Muhammadu Buhari Ibrahim Babangida Shehu Shagari Olusegun Obasanjo
Trump speaks with Nigeria’s president, who hasn’t been seen in weeks
LONDON — President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Monday with the president of Nigeria, whom his own countrymen have not heard from in weeks.
1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Nigeria Umaru Yar'Adua President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari Shehu Shagari Sani Abacha Olusegun Obasanjo Ibrahim Babangida
Boko Haram ambush kills seven Nigerian soldiers
Ed AdamczykFeb. 13 (UPI) -- A Boko Haram ambush in northeastern Nigeria killed seven army recruits and injured 20 more, with three soldiers missing, an army officer said.
48 points by UPI | Maiduguri Nigeria Borno State United Press International Kanuri Boko Haram Attack Military
Muhammadu Buhari's 'inconclusive' medical vacation
Buhari's unclear health situation rings alarm bells for Nigeria's future.
2317 points by Al Jazeera English | Nigeria Umaru Yar'Adua President of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo Muhammadu Buhari Ibrahim Babangida Goodluck Jonathan Sani Abacha
Nigeria troops save woman suicide bomber, kill another
Nigerian troops on Tuesday saved the life of a young woman strapped with explosives and killed another suicide bomber        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Al-Qaeda September 11 attacks Nigeria Suicide methods Hamas Kamikaze Taliban Suicide attack
Muhammadu Buhari extends medical leave in UK
Nigerian president extends his medical leave in the UK as rumours swirl over his health.
2822 points by Al Jazeera English | Nigeria Sani Abacha President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari Transparency International Shehu Shagari Political corruption Ibrahim Babangida
Big hopes for the New Gambia
What is next for Africa's newest democracy?
3540 points by Al Jazeera English | Africa The Gambia African Union West Africa Human rights Ghana Economic Community of West African States Nigeria
‘Wedding Party’ Fuels Record Nigerian Box Office Despite Ailing Economy
Security fears, a lingering recession, and continuing uncertainty surrounding a stalled reform agenda have made for tough times in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation and second-largest economy. Across the country, consumers have felt the pinch as the currency has lost more than 50% of its value in the past year. But while it might hardly... Read more »
167 points by Variety | Film Nigeria Movie theater Cinema of Nigeria Box office Economy of Nigeria West Africa Film director
U.S. says concerned by deaths of Nigerian Shi'ites in clash with police
LAGOS (Reuters) - The United States on Friday said it was concerned by the deaths of Nigerians in clashes between Shi'ite Muslims and police earlier this week and what it called the apparently disproportionate response of the police in the violence.
-2 points by Reuters | Nigeria Islam Reuters United Nations Thomson Reuters Kano State Iran Iraq
The app that's beating traffic
On the streets of Lagos, motorcycles, cars and daredevil cyclists weave through the lanes, jostling for space to avoid getting stuck in the chaotic traffic jams.
4013 points by CNN | Nigeria Lagos Abuja Small business Playing card The Notorious B.I.G. Customer Business
A silent killer: Lead poisoning in Nigeria
Villagers grind rocks to separate the gold, causing dust with lead to settle on soil and expose people to the poison.
1567 points by Al Jazeera English | Ore Nigeria Lead poisoning Mining Zamfara State Sokoto State Poison Zinc
The women who love and loved Boko Haram
At a safe house in Nigeria, the wives of Boko Haram fighters share stories of the men they married.
3699 points by Al Jazeera English | Marriage Husband Wife Rights and obligations of spouses in Islam Nigeria Boko Haram
Nigeria: Troops battle Boko Haram near Malam Fatori
Nigerian and regional forces clash with Boko Haram fighters for control of Malam Fatori town in northeast Borno state.
1622 points by Al Jazeera English | Nigeria Lake Chad Cameroon Niger Chad Abuja Borno State Reuters
Nollywood: Nigeria stands out at Toronto film festival
Spreading its audience scope, the Nigerian film industry lights the screen at the Toronto International Film Festival.
1205 points by Al Jazeera English | Nigeria Film Cinema of Nigeria Film industry Audience Film director Movie theater Politics of Nigeria
Suspected Boko Haram militants kill six in northern Nigeria ambush: army
ABUJA (Reuters) - Suspected members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram killed six people in an attack on a commercial convoy being escorted by the army in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, the military said on Monday.
18 points by Reuters | Nigeria Chad Reuters Thomson Reuters Cameroon News agency Maiduguri Islam
Obama, Iraqi leader to strategize on fight to reclaim Mosul
NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will strategize about the upcoming offensive to take back the northern city of Mosul when they meet on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly.
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One dead as religious convoy ambushed by Nigeria's Boko Haram
Ed AdamczykMAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- The Nigerian insurgent group Boko Haram was blamed for an attack on a convoy of religious travelers in which one person was killed.
-1 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Borno State Maiduguri Nigeria News agency
Nigerian refugees in Niger struggle for food and water
Despite recent gains against the Boko Haram in Nigeria, many of those who fled the group are still struggling.
2154 points by Al Jazeera English | Nigeria Chad Lake Chad Niger Internally displaced person Cameroon Refugee Borno State
Toronto: Nigerian Rookie Explores Country’s Divisions With ‘Green White Green’
Nigerian newcomer Abba Makama makes a bold and brash debut with “Green White Green,” which will have its world premiere Wednesday in Torontos City to City program. Drawing comparisons from festival artistic director Cameron Bailey to early Spike Lee, pic is a kinetic and colorful coming-of-age story about three young Nigerians from different backgrounds who... Read more »
149 points by Variety | Film Nigeria Film director Ethnic group Cinema of Nigeria Lagos Coming of age Art film
Angry Nigerians slam President Buhari
It was supposed to be a rallying cry for unity in a nation deep in recession crisis.
900 points by CNN | Nigeria Political corruption Muhammadu Buhari Want President of Nigeria Hausa language Ibrahim Babangida Sani Abacha
After Boko Haram, Nigerians return home to perilous northeast: U.N.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of Nigerians who fled Boko Haram in northeast Borno State have returned to devastated towns and villages in recent days after the army seized back the militant group's last remaining strongholds, said the United Nations.
24 points by Reuters | Reuters Thomson Reuters Nigeria News agency Tom Glocer Chad Cameroon News