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    Echiejile and Nwankwo make Nigeria squad

    Reuters . Abuja | Updated at 12:05am on June 04, 2018

    Experienced fullback Elderson Echiejile, whose career has been languishing in the Belgian second division, and Simeon Nwankwo, who won a first cap last week, were...

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    Nigeria need to play as a team: captain

    Reuters . Uyo | Updated at 12:05am on May 28, 2018

    Nigeria’s ‘underdog’ football squad need to play together and not as individuals, captain John Mikel Obi said, with the team acknowledging they face a tough...

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    Nigeria eye knock-out rounds

    Agence France-Presse . Uyo | Updated at 12:05am on May 27, 2018

    Nigeria can surpass expectations at the World Cup finals by demonstrating the same fighting spirit and teamwork that got them to Russia, captain Mikel John...

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    4 Nigerian citizens held for intrusion at Sylhet

    United News of Bangladsh . Sylhet | Updated at 12:15am on April 30, 2018

    Police arrested four citizens of Nigeria from Mila Tila area in Jaintiapur upazila Saturday night for intruding into Bangladesh illegally. The arrestees were identified as...

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    Nigeria confirms 110 girls missing after Boko Haram school attack

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:57am on February 26, 2018

    The Nigerian government on Sunday confirmed that 110 girls were missing after a Boko Haram school attack in the northeast, following days of silence on...

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    Nigeria rescues 76 schoolgirls after Boko Haram attack, others missing

    Reuters | Updated at 09:50am on February 22, 2018

    The Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on Wednesday, after the students went missing during a Boko Haram attack...

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    Boko Haram attacks girls school in northeast Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:15am on February 20, 2018

    Boko Haram jihadists launched an attack on a girls’ boarding school in northeast Nigeria but the students and teachers fled to safety, witnesses said Monday...

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    Suicide bomber kills 11 people in mosque attack in Nigeria

    Reuters | Updated at 04:52pm on January 03, 2018

    A suicide bomber killed 11 people on Wednesday in an attack on a mosque in northeast Nigeria, the epicentre of the conflict with...

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    Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill at least 13 in Nigeria

    Reuters | Updated at 06:42pm on December 02, 2017

    Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have killed at least 12 other people in an attack on a market in the northeast Nigerian town of Biu...

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    Suicide bomber kills 50 in Nigeria mosque

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 12:05am on November 22, 2017

    At least 50 people were killed on Tuesday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque in northeast Nigeria, police said, in an...