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23 travellers kidnapped in Nigeria's  northwestern state of kaduna   

Dozens of attacks have been recorded in Nigeria's northwestern region since the beginning of the year.

published on : 9th June 2018

Boko Haram attacks Nigerian militiary bases

Casting doubt on the Nigerian government's claim that the Boko Haram is on the back foot, the terrorists attacked three military bases in northeast Nigeria and killed a soldier.

published on : 6th July 2017

Oil edges up, but still set for biggest H1 fall since 1990s

Oil prices edged up on Friday, recovering some of their steep losses made this week, but crude remained on course for its worst first-half decline in almost two decades.

published on : 23rd June 2017

UN says India's population might surpass China's in about seven years

The report by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs' Population Division forecasts that the current world population of nearly 7.6 billion will increase to 8.6 billion by 2030.

published on : 22nd June 2017

Police: 12 killed in suicide bombings in northeast Nigeria

The first attack killed several people near a mosque, while five others were killed in a house.

published on : 19th June 2017

Oil hits six-week low as OPEC fails to curb oversupply

Oil prices dropped to six-week lows on Thursday, under pressure from high global inventories and doubts about OPEC's ability to implement agreed production cuts.

published on : 15th June 2017

More than 5,000 civilians rescued from Boko Haram grip, say Cameroon troops

Cameroon said its troops had rescued 5,000 civilian "hostages" held by Boko Haram Islamists in a cross-border operation that left scores of militants dead.

published on : 15th March 2017

Nigerian government forces rescue 211 hostages from Boko Haram

The Boko Haram insurgency has been blamed for more than 20,000 deaths and displacement of 2.3 million people since 2009. 

published on : 13th March 2017

Nigeria wants Royal Dutch Shell to open major pipeline but fears attack

Nigeria wants Royal Dutch Shell to reopen one of its main pipelines but the oil multinational is resisting, analysts say, for fear it could once again be bombed by militants.

published on : 4th March 2017

Four killed in pipeline blast in oil-producing Nigerian state

However the co-owners of the pipeline denied the blast caused any deaths.

published on : 25th February 2017

Gunmen kidnap two Germans in northern Nigeria: Police

Two German archaeologists have been kidnapped in northern Nigeria while working at an excavation site.

published on : 23rd February 2017

11 dead as Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram suicide bombers

The city is the birthplace of the Islamic insurgency and the headquarters of the military campaign to halt it.

published on : 17th February 2017

Nigeria: Boko Haram ambush kills eight soldiers

Nigeria's military last year drove Boko Haram out of towns and forest strongholds, but isolated attacks and suicide bombings continue.

published on : 10th February 2017

Cocaine worth rupees 30 crore seized, two African women arrested in Delhi by NCB

Narcotics Control Bureau(NCB) on Friday night arrested two African women with 4 kg cocaine worth rupees 30 crores from a hotel situated near IGI airport.

published on : 4th February 2017
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