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Nigeria police rescue pregnant girls from 'baby factory'

Nigerian police have raided an alleged illegal orphanage where they rescued young women thought to have been forced to bear children with the aim of selling them, a spokesman said Friday.

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Gunmen kill eight, mob attacks mosque as Nigeria chaos grows

Gunmen shot eight people dead in northern Nigeria Tuesday and a mob torched an Islamic school in the south, as a nationwide fuel strike and growing religious tension rattled Africa's oil-rich giant.

Nigeria Senate approves anti-gay marriage bill

Nigeria's Senate voted on Tuesday to criminalise gay marriage, instituting prison terms of more than a decade for violations in a nation where gays and lesbians already face discrimination and abuse.

67 dead in northeast Nigeria attacks


At least 67 people died in a wave of bombings and shootings carried out in northeast Nigeria on Friday night, officials said on Saturday, as frightened mourners left their homes to begin burying their

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