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The National Emergency Management Agency on Sunday confirmed a fire incident on the pipeline network of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation in Ijegun area of Lagos State.
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Barely four days after suspected Fulani herdsmen struck in Benue State killing 37, three villages in Kaduna State, yesterday, suffered another attack, allegedly by Fulani herdsmen in which about 200 were feared dead.
Job-seekers appling for work at the Nigerian immigration department scramble as their exam papers fly in the air, on the pitch of Abuja National Stadium, on March 15, 2014.
At least 16 people were killed in desperate stampedes for government jobs in Nigeria when hundreds of thousands were invited to apply for fewer than 5,000 positions, officials and activists said Sunday.
Drops of rain fell on Josephine Miller's 1920s bungalow - a watery relief in the midst of a punishing drought.
The Nigerian Navy said it has destroyed 260 illegal oil refineries and burned 100,000 tons of contraband fuel, but critics say this targeting of small-time criminals fails to confront the biggest culprits in oil thefts - the politically-connected criminal cartels who sell on the international market.
The Nigerian Navy says it destroyed 260 illegal oil refineries and burned 100,000 tons of contraband fuel to try to halt oil thefts bedeviling the economy of Africa's biggest petroleum producer.
A machine gun is seen on a sandbag on a boat off the Atlantic coast in Nigeria's Bayelsa state December 19, 2013.
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Abuja: At least seven people were killed and dozens were injured in Nigeria's capital Abuja on Saturday after thousands of panicked job-seekers stampeded during a government recruitment drive at the national stadium.
Some 25, 000 applicants were scheduled to participate in the NIS job recruitment interview holding at the 16, 000 capacity Liberation Stadium in Port Harcourt.
Four Nigerian men were beaten and flogged for being gay by an Islamic court in the northern city of Bauchi, according to the Liberty Voice .
It has been three to four weeks in Lagos State Nigeria and some other parties of Nigeria has being experiencing scarcity of fuel.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Miss Navi Pillay, has advised the Federal Government of Nigeria to seek regional assistance in order to end the insurgency in the north east.
NIGERIA: Militants attacked villages in Katsina state killing 69. Katsina has a large Christian population and dozens of churches were burned there following the April 2011 election of President Goodluck Jonathan.
Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo who disclosed this while declaring open, the Nigerian Renewable Energy Private Equity seminar in Abuja, Wednesday, said most of the affected Nigerians are in the rural areas.