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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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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Animal Planet lives wild with its new programming slate

...shows to be announced:? "The Sheriff of Cross River." This series documents the efforts of Peter Jenkins, known as Nigeria's leading wildlife warrior, whose mission is to protect the exotic animals of Africa's dangerous Cross River region from...
Spain defeats Nigeria 3-0 to reach semifinals

...Brazil - World Cup champion Spain defeated Nigeria 3-0 with two goals from Jordi Alba and...emphatic, it could have been much closer if Nigeria had accepted some of its many clear chances...Nigerians, particularly in the first half. Nigeria played fast-flowing soccer in the first...
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...
UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

...Leone.Fifteen other Ebola deaths also occurred in Mali, Nigeria and the United States.When Ebola was first detected in March...Ebola cases also emerged elsewhere in Africa, including Nigeria, Senegal and Mali, and small outbreaks were later identified...
Empire Editorial: Obama 'declares war' on Alaska

...development can be done responsibly, with a minimum of damage to the environment. Contrast the gruesome environmental damage in Nigeria with the clean and safe operations of the North Slope. They are not flawless, but they remain the best in the world.Perhaps...
Players withdraw complaint in Canada over World Cup turf

...World Cup, which will be played in six Canadian cities. The United States is in Group D, which also includes Sweden and Nigeria.The U.S. women, currently ranked No. 2 in the world behind Germany, are seeking their third World Cup title bur first...
Sports on TV

...BASEBALL3 p.m., ESPN - Tampa Bay at N.Y. YankeesSOCCER8 a.m., ESPN - FIFA, World Cup, round of 16, France vs. Nigeria, at Brasilia, BrazilNoon, ESPN - FIFA, World Cup, round of 16, Germany vs. Algeria, at Porto Alegre, BrazilTENNIS3...
Brazil Beat needs to lighten up, squirt some water on him.That's what Ezequiel Lavezzi did during Argentina's 3-2 win over Nigeria, and his teammates seem to think it's a good idea.Lavezzi, a known jokester, was receiving instructions from Alejandro...


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