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Nigeria vows to protect May's 'African Davos' in bomb-hit capital

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria pledged on Tuesday to deploy more than 6,000 police and soldiers to protect a World Economic Forum on Africa in Abuja next month, a day after a bomb attack by suspected Islamist militants on the capital's outskirts killed dozens.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54956892/ns/business-stocks_and_economy/t/nigeria-vows...

Nigeria rebels abduct schoolgirls, government says will protect 'African Davos'

ABUJA/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist insurgents abducted more than 100 female students in a night raid on a government secondary school in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, a teacher said on Tuesday. The gunmen, believed to be members of ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54959305/ns/business-stocks_and_economy/t/nigeria-rebe...

Nigerian Militant Group Accused of Holding 85 Schoolgirls Captive

Updated 4 hours ago

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram is still holding captive 85 girls it abducted from a raid on a high school earlier this week, although 44 others were freed, government officials Saturday. Monday's mass abduction of ...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/nigerian-militant-group-accused-holding-85-sch...

Nigeria Military Says Most of Abducted Schoolgirls Freed

Nigeria's military said on Wednesday its forces had freed most of the more than 100 teenage schoolgirls abducted by Islamist Boko Haram militants and were continuing the search for eight students still missing. In a brief statement sent to media, spokesman ...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/nigeria-military-says-most-abducted-schoolgirl...

Rush-Hour Bomb Kills 71 People at Bus Station in Abuja, Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria - A bomb at a crowded bus station on the outskirts of Abuja killed at least 71 people during Monday morning's rush hour, police said. Body parts and blood were strewn across the station after the first such attack near the Nigerian capital ...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/africa/rush-hour-bomb-kills-71-people-bus-station-ab...

Nigeria: Fate of 100+ abducted girls unknown

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - The fate of more than 100 girls and young women abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty Thursday when their school principal denied a report from Nigeria's military that almost all the students were free.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54973725/ns/local_news-raleigh_nc/t/nigeria-fate-abduc...

Violence surges from Islamic uprising in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Muslim extremists kidnapped about 100 girls Tuesday from a school in northeastern Nigeria, less than a day after militants bombed a bus station and killed 75 people in the capital — a surge of violence that raised new ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54964557/ns/local_news-portsmouth_va/t/violence-surges...

Nigeria local authorities say most of abducted schoolgirls still missing

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Authorities in Nigeria's northeast Borno state denied on Thursday a statement by the armed forces which had said most of the more than 100 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist rebels had been freed in a military rescue operation.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54974063/ns/world_news-africa/t/nigeria-local-authorit...

200 Girls Abducted From Nigeria School: Reports

Gunmen abducted at least 200 girls from their school in northeastern Nigeria late Monday, according to reports. Parents of girls at the Government Girls’ Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State, reportedly said the attackers ordered the teens onto four ...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/africa/200-girls-abducted-nigeria-school-reports-n80...

Nigeria pledges massive security for World Economic Forum event

Nigeria will mount a massive security operation to protect a World Economic Forum on Africa planned in Abuja next month, following the bomb attack by suspected Islamist militants on the capital's outskirts on Monday, the event's Nigerian hosts said. "Our ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54956147/ns/business-stocks_and_economy/t/nigeria-pled...

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Nigeria: More than 50 Islamist insurgents killed in ...

Updated April. 13, 2014

MAIDUGURI, NigeriaNigeria's military said on Friday that it may have killed more than 50 Islamist insurgents in an airstrike on one of their main bases in...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/other/nigeria-more-50-islamist-insurgents-killed-air...

Nigeria - Latest news, videos, and information- NBCNews.com

Updated April. 16, 2014

Latest news, videos, images of Nigeria. Skip navigation. Jump to story headline. MSN; Outlook.com; More. Autos; My MSN; Video; Careers & Jobs; msnNOW; Weather; Delish ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/33104625/?q=Nigeria

Nigerian scams’ keep evolving - Technology & science ...

Updated April. 16, 2014

Con artists from Nigeria even take advantage of the Internet Relay system for the deaf to trick consumers and merchants. ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/8171053/ns/technology_and_science-security/t/nigerian-...

Nigerian military: Kidnapped Americans' ship found but ...

Updated April. 17, 2014

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Friday afternoon that U.S. officials in Nigeria had been in touch with their local counterparts but that no further ...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/other/nigerian-military-kidnapped-americans-ship-fou...

Nigeria sends jets, attack helicopters to war against ...

Updated April. 15, 2014

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria -- Nigerian forces used jets and attack helicopters to bombard Islamist militant camps in the northeast on Friday, ...http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/17/18320726-nigeria-sends-jets-attack...

Pirates seize two Americans off Nigeria 's coast - NBC News

Updated April. 17, 2014

... Nigeria's navy killed 12 pirates as they tried to flee from a fuel tanker they had hijacked. Earlier this month, the International Maritime Bureau reported that ...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/other/pirates-seize-two-americans-nigerias-coast-f8C...

Nigeria plane crash death toll climbs to 16 - officials ...

Updated April. 17, 2014

The death toll has climbed to 16 following a passenger plane crash near Nigeria's largest city Lagos, authorities said.

The Nigeria National Emergency ...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/other/nigeria-plane-crash-death-toll-climbs-16-offic...

Gunmen kill 9 polio health workers in Nigeria, police say ...

Updated April. 17, 2014

... Gunmen on motorbikes shot dead nine health workers who were administering polio vaccinations in two separate attacks in Nigeria's main northern city of Kano ...http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/02/08/16900453-gunmen-kill-9-polio-healt...

Two Americans kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria released ...

Updated April. 17, 2014

Two Americans kidnapped from a U.S.-flagged oil vessel in the south of Nigeria almost three weeks ago have been released, the State Department said Tuesday.http://www.nbcnews.com/news/other/two-americans-kidnapped-pirates-nigeria-releas...

Extremes of wealth and poverty revealed in photographs of ...

Updated April. 17, 2014

"I was a wealthy white in Nigeria, and I used this to get mixed up with the community. I ate fresh sushi that cost $150, ...http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/_news/2011/02/09/6016796-extremes-of-wealth-and-pov...