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2 bombs kill at least 25 in Kaduna, north Nigeria
Police say at least 25 people were killed Wednesday by two bombings in the northern city of Kaduna.
Explosion kills dozens in Nigeria; Boko Haram blamed
Eyewitnesses said they saw about 50 bodies after a car bomb explosion Tuesday, in a market in a northeastern Nigerian city. And the blast is being blamed on Boko Haram -- the organization that has made plenty of headlines lately.
Nigerian politician once drugged in crate at UK airport dies
The family of a Nigerian politician, who made front-page news three decades ago when he was discovered drugged in a crate at a British airport, said Tuesday that he has died at his home following a series of strokes.
Nigeria coach saddened by mall explosion at home
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi said Wednesday that he is saddened by the deadly explosion at an Abuja shopping mall shortly before his team played at the World Cup -- and that his team's progression to the second round is unlikely to offer any solace.
Messi scores two as Argentina beats Nigeria 3-2
Lionel Messi scored at the start and end of the first half as Argentina beat Nigeria 3-2 in a thriller on Wednesday to top World Cup Group F and the already-eliminated Bosnia recorded a pride-salvaging 3-1 win over Iran that meant both teams are heading home.
Death toll from Nigerian mall blast now nearly two dozen
The National Hospital spokesman in Nigeria on Thursday said a victim who was wounded in a bomb blast that rocked a mall in Nigeria's capital died overnight, raising the death toll to nearly two dozen so far.
Explosion rocks mall in Nigerian capital, many dead
In the latest of a series of violent attacks, an explosion rocked a shopping mall in the Nigerian capital of Abuja on Wednesday -- killing more than 20 people and wounding several others, authorities said.
U.S. Continues Search for Kidnapped Nigerian Girls
Wednesday, United States military drones are searching for nearly 300 school girls in Nigeria. Video Video
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