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Nigerian general jailed for losing battle to Boko Haram
by Michelle Faul - October 18, 2015 - 12:41pm
A Nigerian general has been dismissed from the army and jailed for losing a major battle in which Boko Haram Islamic extremists killed hundreds of civilians, the military said Saturday.
Boko Haram strengthens ties with Islamic State group
by Michelle Faul - August 22, 2015 - 1:14pm
Nigeria's Boko Haram extremists are strengthening ties with the Islamic State group, as shown by reports that Nigerian militants are fighting in Libya, recent arrests in Lebanon and India and the blocking of thousands...
Nigeria: Review of soldiers condemned in Boko Haram war
by Michelle Faul - August 2, 2015 - 6:00pm
Researchers: IMF policies hindered Ebola response
by Michelle Faul - December 30, 2014 - 5:33pm
Professors from three leading British universities say policies favoring international debt repayment over social spending contributed to the Ebola crisis by hampering health care in the three worst-hit West African...
Malaria killing thousands more than Ebola in West Africa
by Michelle Faul - December 29, 2014 - 4:47am
West Africa's fight to contain Ebola has hampered the campaign against malaria, a preventable and treatable disease that is claiming many thousands more lives than the dreaded virus.
French president cheered in Ebola-stricken Guinea
by Michelle Faul - November 30, 2014 - 3:48am
French President Francois Hollande brought a message of hope to Guinea on Friday, where thousands of residents lined the roads while clapping, drumming and dancing to catch a glimpse of the first Western leader to...
Nigerian ambassador blasts US refusal to sell arms
by Michelle Faul - November 13, 2014 - 2:46am
Nigeria's ambassador to the United States has berated Washington for refusing to sell "lethal weapons" to fight his country's Islamic uprising, saying the extremists otherwise would have been defeated long ago....
Nigeria refused help to search for kidnapped girls
by Michelle Faul - May 12, 2014 - 7:06am
The president of Nigeria for weeks refused international help to search for more than 300 girls abducted from a school by Islamic extremists, one in a series of missteps that have led to growing international outrage...
Nigerian official: Hundreds killed in attack
by Michelle Faul - May 8, 2014 - 6:44am
Islamic militants killed hundreds of people in an attack on a border town in Nigeria's remote northeast, escalating the country's violent insurrection in which more than 270 schoolgirls have been kidnapped.
Nigeria: Boko Haram threatens to sell kidnap girls
by Michelle Faul - May 6, 2014 - 6:21am
Nigeria's Islamic extremist leader is threatening to sell the more than 300 teenage schoolgirls abducted from a school in the remote northeast three weeks ago, in a new videotape received yesterday.
Nigeria: Economy $510 billion, biggest in Africa
by Michelle Faul - April 7, 2014 - 7:07am
Nigeria's recalculated economy is worth $510 billion, by far the biggest in Africa, officials announced yesterday of a long overdue recount that gives the West African nation continental bragging rights but does...
4 accused gays whipped in north Nigerian court
by Michelle Faul - March 7, 2014 - 6:28am
Four young men were convicted of gay sex and whipped publicly as punishment Thursday in an Islamic court in northern Nigeria, a human rights activist said.
Nigeria's military killing thousands of detainees
by Michelle Faul - October 19, 2013 - 8:00am
Shedding stark light on Nigeria's escalating war with Islamic militants, mortuary records from a single Nigerian hospital show the number of detainees who died in military custody more than tripled in June, the first...
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