# nigeria - Yesterday’s News
The tournament underdogs scored once in a heavy defeat to Nigeria last night.
# nigeria - Friday 31 May, 2013
47-year-old Charity Ejoh went missing from Tipperary on 4 February that year.
# nigeria - Monday 22 April, 2013
Mobile phone network coverage in some parts of Borno was crippled last year after an Islamic group burned down a series of telecommunication masts.
# nigeria - Thursday 4 April, 2013
We’ve all lied about our ages… but 12 years, Taribo?
# nigeria - Sunday 31 March, 2013
In his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis prayed for Syria, the Korean peninsula and issued an appeal for hostages held by militants in Nigeria.
Irish people are now spending more on chocolate per head of population than any other country in the world, but what do we know about where the chocolate we eat comes from, asks Jim Clarken.
# nigeria - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
The attack yesterday saw two suicide bombers ram their car into the bus station in Kano, Nigeria’s second largest city.
# nigeria - Sunday 17 February, 2013
A security guard was killed in the attack, police have said.
# nigeria - Sunday 10 February, 2013
NIgeria won the competition for the first time in 19 years this evening.
The Stallions take on Nigeria in tonight’s African Cup of Nations final.
# nigeria - Saturday 9 February, 2013
Oddly, most of them involve goalkeepers.
# nigeria - Sunday 3 February, 2013
Nigeria’s Sunday Mba ran from inside his own half to score the winner in the quarter-final.
# nigeria - Wednesday 31 October, 2012
The first independent evaluation of the international scheme shows promise.
# nigeria - Sunday 28 October, 2012
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# nigeria - Friday 19 October, 2012
The vast majority of people in Ireland remain “white Irish”, who at 3,821,995 people represents 85.8 per cent of the population.
# nigeria - Sunday 14 October, 2012
The attack is thought to be the latest in a long and bloody conflict between Christian and Muslim mobs.
# nigeria - Wednesday 3 October, 2012
Last week in Mubi, Nigeria’s military conducted a high-profile raid targeting an extremist group, killing a senior figure and arresting 156 suspected members.
# nigeria - Sunday 23 September, 2012
The blast comes after a wave of targeted attacks at Catholic churches earlier this year.
# nigeria - Friday 21 September, 2012
The seizure was a result of the controlled delivery of a package, originating in Nigeria, to a residential premises.
# nigeria - Thursday 20 September, 2012
Meanwhile, there were also allegations of racism following tonight’s game between Tottenham and Lazio.
# nigeria - Monday 10 September, 2012
Saeed al-Shehri, the second man in Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, was killed in an operation by armed Yemeni forces according to the country’s defence ministry.
# nigeria - Saturday 25 August, 2012
Robert Gray was shot dead in the east of the country on Thursday. He was originally from Westport in Co Mayo.
# nigeria - Friday 24 August, 2012
The engineer in his forties was working for an Irish company in the south east of Nigeria.
# nigeria - Wednesday 4 July, 2012
Security issues mean that up to 40 per cent children in some parts are not vaccinated.
# nigeria - Wednesday 20 June, 2012
US State Dept’s annual report on human trafficking shows progress being made in Burma, while Syria fell in the rankings.
# nigeria - Monday 11 June, 2012
A suicide bomber and a gunman attacked churches in the cities of Jos and Biu.
# nigeria - Monday 4 June, 2012
The airliner crashed into a densely-populated area of Lagos yesterday.
# nigeria - Sunday 3 June, 2012
The plane crashed into a two-storey building in Africa’s largest city. Residents said the plane had been coming in low and making a loud noise before it crashed.
# nigeria - Thursday 31 May, 2012
Reports of the killing say it’s unclear if the hostage was killed before or during a failed rescue attempt.
# nigeria - Tuesday 8 May, 2012
Doctors went on indefinite strike last month over the implementation of a pay raise agreed in late 2010.
# nigeria - Saturday 5 May, 2012
The Super Eagles striker will be remembered fondly for his goal celebrations after scoring against Bulgaria in the tournament.
# nigeria - Monday 30 April, 2012
A suicide bomber drove into a convoy carrying a top police official in northeast Nigeria todayy, detonating his explosives and killing at least 10 people.
# nigeria - Tuesday 10 April, 2012
A spokesman for one public speaking agency said it had been advised to remove the former Taoiseach’s profile.
# nigeria - Sunday 1 April, 2012
The government has for the first time confirmed the details of an incident on board a repatriation flight from Madrid to Nigeria last month.
# nigeria - Tuesday 27 March, 2012
Bertie Ahern spoke at the Ogun State Investors’ Forum in south-western Nigeria yesterday, it has emerged.
# nigeria - Friday 16 March, 2012
The Fianna Fáil TD has raised a number of concerns after it emerged that a garda was attacked and slashed with a sharp object aboard a repatriation flight last week.
Representatives of rank-and-file gardaí have accused managers of “reckless endangerment”, saying there were not enough officers on the aircraft.
# nigeria - Friday 9 March, 2012
Briton Chris McManus and Italian Franco Lamolinara died in a botched rescue attempt in north-western Nigeria yesterday. Italy’s president accused Britain of an “inexplicable” failure to consult with Italy over the mission.
# nigeria - Thursday 8 March, 2012
David Cameron has confirmed the deaths of the Briton and Italian who were kidnapped in May while working on a construction project.
# nigeria - Tuesday 6 March, 2012
The fire killed two people and destroyed a Chevron rig before it extinguished by itself.