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Indian shot in Nairobi mall for failing to answer query on Islam

An Indian man was shot when he failed to answer a question on Islam asked by Somalian militants who were holding hostages after killing 68 people at an upmarket mall in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.

Militants kill 44 inside Nigerian mosque

Suspected Islamic militants wearing Army uniforms gunned down at least 44 worshippers at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, the latest in a string of attacks blamed on radical extremists.

India now Nigeria’s biggest crude oil buyer

India has overtaken the US as the top buyer of Nigerian crude oil, a top Indian diplomat here has said.

Nigeria denies bail to Lebanese ‘linked to Hezbollah’

A Nigerian court on Friday denied bail to three Lebanese nationals charged with terrorism over their alleged links to the powerful Shiite Muslim group Hezbollah.

Suicide bombers attack church in Nigerian military barrack

Two suicide bombers targeted a church inside a military barrack in northern Nigeria on Sunday, killing an unspecified number of people and injuring several others as worshipers were returning after a

908 Nigerian women pilgrims held in Saudi Arabia

Nigerian officials say 908 Muslim women pilgrims travelling to Mecca face deportation from Saudi Arabia for travelling without male relatives.

A National Hajj Commission of Nigeria report submitted

Hijacked ship with 23 Indian sailors rescued by Nigerian Navy

All 23 Indian sailors aboard an oil tanker were safe after the Nigerian navy rescued their vessel that was hijacked briefly by pirates off the coast of southern Nigeria.

In the third such attack in

Gunmen kill worshippers at Nigerian Church

At least 19 worshippers were killed when members of a radical Islamist sect Boko Haram opened indiscriminate fire at an evangelical church during a service in Northern Nigeria on Tuesday.

The attack

Gunmen attack Nigerian Vice President's home, kill 1

Gunmen on Monday attacked the family home of Nigeria's Vice President Namadi Sambo in the Kaduna state, killing a cobbler and wounding a policeman.

A spokesman for the vice president, Sani Umars sai

37 killed in internecine clashes in central Nigeria

At least 37 people, including two policemen, were killed in central Nigeria on Sunday when herdsmen from the Fulani tribe besieged and raided Christian villages near conflict-prone Jos city, prompting

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