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Friday, 09-19-14, 9:23Up to 84 S. Africans Killed in Nigerian Church Collapse - Report[SAPA]Johannesburg -The number of South Africans killed in a building collapse in Nigeria has increased from 67 to 84, SABC radio news reported on Friday. read more...
Thursday, 09-18-14, 18:17Church Collapse Rescue Ends[Premium Times]Rescue operations at the site of the collapsed building at The Synagogue Church of All Nations, Lagos, have ended with 80 people confirmed dead. read more...
Thursday, 09-18-14, 9:49Boko Haram Controls 25 Towns, Says Church[This Day]The Catholic church yesterday gave a list of 25 towns in three North-eastern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, presently under the control of the outlawed terrorist group, Boko Haram. read more...
Thursday, 09-18-14, 9:31Nigeria Search Missions Continuing, President Says[SAPA]Johannesburg -The final number of South Africans killed in a building collapse in Lagos, Nigeria, will be known once search and rescue missions are complete, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday. read more...
Wednesday, 09-17-14, 18:59Gunmen Kill Students in Kano[Premium Times]At least 15 people were killed Wednesday after armed men stormed a Federal College in Kano, the state police commissioner said. read more...
Wednesday, 09-17-14, 18:56South Africa Sends Rescue Team to Lagos[SAnews.gov.za]Cape Town -Government has dispatched a search and rescue team to Lagos to assist in the recovery of the remains of South Africans that were killed during a tragic building collapse in Nigeria, says International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. read more...
Wednesday, 09-17-14, 18:55Gunmen Kill 43 in Kaduna[This Day]Fourty three people have been killed in three rural communities in Sanga local government area of Kaduna state by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. read more...
Tuesday, 09-16-14, 9:53Oil Workers Begin Nationwide Strike As Conciliatory Meeting Ends in Deadlock[This Day]Workers of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Monday resolved to commence a nationwide strike today following the failure to reach an agreement with the management of NNPC on a number of issues they are in disagreement with. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 16:30Govt Seizes U.S. $9 Million for Nigerian Arms[SAPA]Johannesburg -An invoice for helicopters and armaments intended to be used in Nigeria could indicate why an Israeli citizen was bringing U.S. $9.3 million (about R102 million) into South Africa, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Monday. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 12:51Boko Haram Threat Dangerously Exploited By Elites[allAfrica]The author, who travels widely in Nigeria and interacts with political, business and civil society leaders of varying views, requested that his name not be used. read more...

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