Day of extremist violence in Nigeria kills more than 60

JOS, Nigeria - A day of extremist violence against both Muslims and Christians in Nigeria killed more than 60 people, including located in the center of the country where Nigeria's majority Muslim north meets the mainly Christian...
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Wambach gives USA 1-0 win over Nigeria

...women's national team went on to beat Nigeria 1-0 on Tuesday night for a first-place...The opponent has not been determined.Nigeria, which has won seven of nine African...S. goalkeeper Hope Solo dove to stop Nigeria forward Asisat Oshoala's attempt.Nigerian...
Scores more women, girls freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Scores more women and children have...extremists in the remote Sambisa Forest, Nigeria's military said amid reports that leader from the area of northeast Nigeria said Thursday that a senior army officer...
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Today In Sports History for Aug. 2

...2012 - Carmelo Anthony and the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team rewrites the record books in a 156-73 romp over Nigeria. The U.S. led by 26 in the first quarter, had an Olympic-record 78 points in the first half and Anthony scored 37 points...
Shell to cut jobs to cope with long period of cheap oil

...million barrels a day during the second quarter, partly due to the sale of assets in North America and security concerns in Nigeria.Shell plans to bolster earnings through the $70 billion acquisition of British Gas announced in April.The deal, which...
Residents: 50 bodies found in Nigeria violence

BAUCHI, Nigeria - Residents of a Nigerian town attacked...attack on Gamboru, in remote northeastern Nigeria near the border with Cameroon, is part...the vast Sambisa Forest in northeastern Nigeria.The death toll from the Monday afternoon...
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Nigerian army rescues 293 women

LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's military says it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women from Boko...Nearly 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped from Chibok in northeastern Nigeria by the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram in April 2014. The militants...
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A year after kidnap of schoolgirls, hope fades

LAGOS, Nigeria - They have been gone a year now, the...militants from their school in northeastern Nigeria.And while the cry to "Bring Back Our...from the Boko Haram extremist group. In Nigeria's capital of Abuja, 219 girls paraded...
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Former Boko Haram captives still held - by Nigerian military

YOLA, Nigeria - The accusations against a woman adviser. Olukolade was quoted by PR Nigeria, an agency that puts out Nigerian government...After creating havoc in northeastern Nigeria for years, Boko Haram militants have...
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AP: Nigeria government freed bomb suspect

ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria detained and released several radical Muslims suspected of being terrorists...officials who fear a growing wave of al-Qaida-linked terror attacks in Nigeria, a main supplier of oil to the United States.Some of those arrested...


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