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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

Nigeria oil tanker fire kills many

At least 95 people who rushed to scoop up fuel after a Nigerian petrol tanker tipped over were killed on Thursday when the vehicle caught fire, officials said.

The tanker swerved as it was trying to

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

Prison raid frees 40 inmates in restive Nigerian city

Attackers with guns and explosives raided a jail in a restive Nigerian city on Sunday, leaving four prison guards dead and freeing 40 inmates, authorities said.

The raid occurred in the northeastern

Nigeria arrests Christmas bombing suspect

Nigerian troops have arrested a suspect in the Christmas Day bombings that killed at least 44 people, state television reported, as Washington put three Boko Haram leaders on its global terror list.

101 dead in sectarian clashes in Nigeria


Atleast 101 people were killed in last three days in sectarian clashes and gun battles between soldiers and insurgents in two Nigerian cities of Damaturu and Kaduna after suicide bombers attacked thre

25 killed in northern Nigeria church bombings

Suicide bombers targeted four churches in a series of attacks in northern Nigeria on Sunday, killing at least 25 people, many of them children, and prompting reprisal attacks.

As many as 80 people w

Destruction and fears of more deaths at Nigerian crash site


Rescue workers digging through rubble after a plane crash in Nigeria that killed the 153 people on board turned their attention on Monday to the ruins of a building where more deaths were feared.


Keralite among those killed in Nigerian plane crash


A 26-year-old computer engineer from Kerala was among 153 passengers and crew killed in the Nigerian plane crash on Sunday.

Rijo K Eldhose, employed with Hewlett and Packard, was on his way to Lagos

Chaos as plane crash hits one of Africa's largest cities


Chaos broke out in the densely-populated Lagos neighbourhood where a passenger jet crashed Sunday, as rescue workers faced heavy crowds and aggressive soldiers while trying to access smoldering wrecka

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