Jos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 9)

Jos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jos, Nigeria. (Page 9)

Results 161 - 180 of 2,378 in Jos, Nigeria

  1. PDP is the only political party with no owner, says JonathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Vanguard

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday described his political party, the Peoples Democratic Party as the "only truly democratic party where everyone is the same and with equal stake''. "PDP is the only party that has no owner; it is a democratic group with no landlord and tenant,'' Jonathan said in his campaign in Jos, Plateau.

    Comment?

  2. Six Photos to Consider on the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of AuschwitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | BAGnewsNotes

    ... of a suicide-bomber that struck the St. Finbarrs church in Jos on 11.03.2012, killing 11 and wounding dozens. Jos, Nigeria. January 24, 2013. It wasn't just that the vehicle's remains, on this particular day, reminded me of a pile of bones. The hand ...

    Comment?

  3. Millions of Displaced Nigerians Struggle with Daily ExistenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Voice of America

    A man breaks out of the queue as he rushes to a kerosene cooking fuel pump during the launch of the "kero correct" scheme at a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation mega petrol station in Abuja, Jan. 23, 2015. More than three million people have been displaced in Nigeria - many of them fleeing the violent 5-year Boko Haram insurgency.

    Comment?

  4. With U.S.-Nigeria Relations 'at a Low Point,' Kerry Puts Conditions on Aid to Fight Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Instapundit

    There's been no love lost on the campaign trail as President Goodluck Jonathan, the Christian incumbent since 2010, faces a challenge from former President Muhammadu Buhari. The retired major general, who ascended to power in a 1983 coup, is a Muslim.

    Comment?

  5. Should the West take on Nigeria's terrorists? Bishops say yesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | DFW Catholic

    Abuja, Nigeria, Jan 26, 2015 / 05:02 pm .- Against the background of continuing attacks by radical Islamist group Boko Haram, bishops in Nigeria are appealing for military aid from Western governments, as well as solidarity and prayer from around the world. In the past week, Boko Haram has: captured nearly 80 people in Cameroon, freeing 24 of them; seized control of Monguno, a city of more than 100,000 located 85 miles northeast of Maiduguri; and twice attacked Maiduguri, the capital of Nigeria's Borno state.

    Comment?

  6. Nigerians launch air strikes to retake town from Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    Nigerian troops backed by air strikes were fighting on Monday to recapture the northeastern town of Monguno from Boko Haram insurgents who had seized it a day earlier, security sources said. The insurgents had launched several simultaneous attacks early on Sunday.

    Comment?

  7. Monday's Morning Email: Northeast Braces for Historic SnowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Switched

    NORTHEAST BUCKLES DOWN FOR MONSTER SNOWSTORM Winter storm Juno is expected to dump over two feet on a 250 mile stretch from New Jersey to Maine. A blizzard warning has been issued for seven states , and airlines have already canceled over 3,500 flights .

    Comment?

  8. Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/GettyBoko Victims Fear Going Home to VoteForced...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Daily Beast

    For Dauda Musa, voting in Nigeria's upcoming election is not a choice between candidates; it is one between life and possible death. The 31-year-old is from Chibok, the largely Christian town where almost 300 schoolgirls were abducted by the Nigerian radical Jihadist group, Boko Haram.

    Comment?

  9. Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, scores killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Daily Chronicle

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – In fierce fighting Sunday that killed more than 200 combatants, Nigerian troops clashed with Islamic extremists who attacked Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeastern Nigeria, from three fronts. At the same time the insurgents continued scorched-earth attacks on villages some 125 miles to the south in Adamawa state, slitting throats of residents, looting and burning homes and abducting dozens of trapped women and children, according to Vandu Kainu and other escaping survivors.

    Comment?

  10. John Kerry in Nigeria to warn against postelection violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Nigeria's President, Goodluck Jonathan, 2nd right, walks with U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, 2nd left, on his arrival at the State House in Lagos, Nigeria, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. In a rare high-level visit to Africa's most populous country, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Nigeria's leading presidential candidates to refrain from fomenting violence after next month's vote, and he condemned savage attacks by Boko Haram, an al-Qaida-linked insurgency.

    Comment?

  11. JI tagged in plot to kill pope during PH visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    Terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah was tagged as the brains behind a reported attempt to assassinate Pope Francis during his visit in Manila and Tacloban last week, a source said yesterday. The source told The STAR that JI, responsible for the Bali bombings in Indonesia in 2002, activated sleeper cells in the country during the papal visit to carry out the attacks. 1 comment

  12. Nigerian troops, Boko Haram militants clash in MaiduguriRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A near deserted street is photographed as a curfew is placed on people after clashes between Nigerian troops and Islamic extremists, in the city of Maiduguri, Nigeria, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, In fierce fighting Sunday, Nigerian troops clashed with Islamic extremists who attacked Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeast Nigeria. Dozens of combatants have been killed and wounded, soldiers and hospital workers said.

    Comment?

  13. Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, dozens killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria James Entwistle, left, US Secretary of State John Kerry, centre, sit beside Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan, at the State House, in Lagos, Nigeria, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's plan to stop in Nigeria for meetings with the two leading candidates in the upcoming presidential election signals deep U.S. concerns about pos telection violence in a country already devastated by an al-Qaida-linked insurgency.

    Comment?

  14. 'The Wire' Star Gbenga Akinnagbe Hosts Vigil for Nigerian Massacre VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | DNAinfo.com

    "The Wire" actor Gbenga Akinnagbe is hoping to raise awareness this weekend for thousands of Nigerians killed by Boko Haram. in the HBO series will host a Saturday vigil at Bed-Stuy's Restoration Plaza to honor the lives lost overseas at the hands of the extremists' recent attacks.

    Comment?

  15. The aftermath of a Boko Haram bombing in May 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Religion News Service

    An injured man and woman who were displaced as a result of Boko Haram attacks in the northeast region of Nigeria, sit on a bench at a camp for internally displaced persons in Yola, Adamawa State on January 13, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde *Note: This photo may only be republished with RNS-BOKO-HARAM, originally published on January 23, 2015 Boko Haram, with its chilling brutality, radical Islamic ideology and unstoppable seizure of Nigerian territory is quickly emerging as the Islamic State of Africa.

    Comment?

  16. Ni ger ian official: Boko Haram fight hampered by a cowardsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Nigeria's campaign against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents is being hampered by "cowards" in its armed forces, its presidential security adviser said in a rare public sign of high-level unhappiness with the effort. In its bloody uprising to carve out a breakaway Islamic caliphate, Boko Haram has seized much of Nigeria's northeast and poses an existential threat to Africa's most populous state and biggest energy producer, as well as at least three of its neighbors.

    Comment?

  17. Attack on Jonathan: Ijaw youths vow to give North 'an eye for an eye'Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | In-depth Africa

    The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide has threatened to retaliate the attack on the convoy of President Goodluck Jonathan by supposed supporters of the candidate for the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, during his campaign in Katsina State. The group also recalled the burning of the campaign buses of President Jonathan by supporters of Buhari in Jos, Plateau State, last week.

    Comment?

  18. Top Nigerian aide denies 'conspiracy' in failed battle against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan gestures, during an election campaign rally, at Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos, Nigeria, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. The president launches his bid for re-election at a time when Africa's biggest oil producer is more divided than ever, amid a growing Islamic uprising in the northeast and slumping oil prices and the naira currency biting into people's pockets.

    Comment?

  19. UPDATE 1-Nigeria's campaign against Boko Haram hampered by "cowards" - aideRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Reuters

    Nigeria's campaign against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents is being hampered by "cowards" in its armed forces, its presidential security adviser said in a rare public sign of high-level unhappiness with the effort. Boko Haram's bloody uprising to carve out a breakaway Islamic caliphate has seized much of Nigeria's northeast and poses the worst threat to Africa's most populous state and biggest energy producer and at least three of its neighbours.

    Comment?

  20. Nigeria's campaign vs Boko Haram hampered by "cowards"-top aideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | AlertNet

    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies.

    Comment?