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From TheJournal.ie Girls freed from Boko Haram will be cared for - Nigerian president Bring Back Our Girls

Girls freed from Boko Haram will be cared for - Nigerian president

The president has promised to support their “education, health, security and general well-being”.

From TheJournal.ie Nobody knows what will happen if Boko Haram does release kidnapped schoolgirls Confusion

Nobody knows what will happen if Boko Haram does release kidnapped schoolgirls

There are still 219 girls missing from their hometown of Chibok.

From TheJournal.ie Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital Blast

Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital

Another 17 people were injured in the blast.

From TheJournal.ie Seven jobseekers killed in Nigeria stadium stampede Abuja

Seven jobseekers killed in Nigeria stadium stampede

Witnesses said that only one entrance at the 60,000 capacity Abuja stadium was open as the crush occurred.

From TheJournal.ie Over 150 feared dead after plane crashes into building in Nigerian city Nigeria

Over 150 feared dead after plane crashes into building in Nigerian city

The plane crashed into a two-storey building in Africa’s largest city. Residents said the plane had been coming in low and making a loud noise before it crashed.

From TheJournal.ie 10 killed in suicide blast in northeast Nigeria Nigeria

10 killed in suicide blast in northeast Nigeria

A suicide bomber drove into a convoy carrying a top police official in northeast Nigeria todayy, detonating his explosives and killing at least 10 people.

From TheJournal.ie Fear of further church violence after attacks kill 39 in Nigeria Nigeria

Fear of further church violence after attacks kill 39 in Nigeria

A series of bombings yesterday targeted Christmas Day church services and Nigeria’s military.

From TheJournal.ie Bomb strikes Nigerian church during Christmas service Nigeria

Bomb strikes Nigerian church during Christmas service

Local officials could not confirm how many people were injured, but said there were not enough ambulances to convey the wounded to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Nigeria says man with al-Qaeda links masterminded UN bomb attack Nigeria

Nigeria says man with al-Qaeda links masterminded UN bomb attack

Twenty-three people were killed in the attack on the UN’s headquarters in the Nigerian capital Abuja last week.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Friday Take 5

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Explosion strikes UN building in Nigeria, killing 16 Nigeria This post contains videos

Video: Explosion strikes UN building in Nigeria, killing 16

One eyewitness says he saw ‘many dead’ after an explosion at the United Nation’s main Nigerian offices at Abuja.

From TheJournal.ie Nigeria blast kills 15 people hours after inauguration Nigeria

Nigeria blast kills 15 people hours after inauguration

A bomb tore through a military barracks in the north of the country killing 15 people – just hours after the inauguration of President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria’s capital of Abuja.