Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

News: Nigeria

We have started to collect the most important news related to Nigeria in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Nigeria – overview

Nigeria: news

Nigeria seizes money 'for Obama'

Monday, September 1st 2008, 16:24
related places: Obama

Nigerian anti-graft investigators seize money collected to support Barack Obama.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigeria denies militant attacks

Monday, September 1st 2008, 10:39

The Nigerian military denies claims that 29 soldiers were killed in clashes with militants.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigerian man to divorce 82 wives - but keep four

Sunday, August 31st 2008, 21:53

A Nigerian religious leader with 86 wives accepts an Islamic decree ordering him to divorce all but four, local authorities say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iran agrees Nigeria nuclear deal

Friday, August 29th 2008, 8:46
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran agrees to share nuclear technology with Nigeria to help it increase its power generation.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Argentina brave heat to take gold

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 6:48
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Maria

Argentina retain their men's Olympic football title as Angel di Maria's goal secures a 1-0 win over Nigeria.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live - Olympics

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 0:11
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Middleweight boxer James DeGale wins gold for Britain and there are bronze medals for Tim Brabants and Sarah Stevenson.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigerian faces death for 86 wives

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 13:58

A Nigerian man with 86 wives is told to choose only four and repent, or face the death penalty.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigeria military chiefs dismissed

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 8:44

Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua announces the surprise sacking of the country's top three military chiefs.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigerian civil servant charged with spending millions on black magic

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 18:21

A Nigerian official is charged with stealing millions of state money to hire a witchdoctor to bring him success.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Row in Nigeria over Obama money

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 16:40
related places: Obama

A Nigerian group backing Barack Obama says money it raised was not meant for his campaign.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigerians' joy at Olympic success

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 17:35

There are scenes of joy in Nigeria after their football team reached the Olympics final.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sex workers 'targeted' in Nigeria

Monday, August 18th 2008, 15:47
related places: Bauchi

Islamic authorities in Bauchi, Nigeria, reportedly detain sex workers identified in a census.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

German hostages 'rescued'

Friday, August 15th 2008, 10:31
related countries: Germany Germany

A militant group in Nigeria's oil-rich Delta hands over two German hostages it says it rescued from another gang.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigeria's Bakassi ceded to Cameroon

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 16:09
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

Nigeria hands over the disputed Bakassi peninsula to Cameroon amid tight security.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Home from home?

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 8:32

Nigeria's Bakassi resettlement fuels more tensions
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Why Nigerian husband advises against 86 wives

Friday, August 8th 2008, 7:09

A man in Nigeria who has 86 wives and at least 170 children advises others not to follow his example.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigeria troops raid Delta village

Tuesday, August 5th 2008, 16:59

Soldiers attack a village in Nigeria's Delta region looking for militants and find missiles.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

French sailors seized in Nigeria

Monday, August 4th 2008, 11:39
related countries: France France

Police say they are still waiting for a ransom demand for two French sailors kidnapped in Nigeria's oil-rich region.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mob riot in Nigeria after crash

Friday, August 1st 2008, 15:15

A mob goes on the rampage in Nigeria's capital and burns a rescue vehicle at the scene of a deadly road accident.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigeria to appeal Bakassi delay

Friday, August 1st 2008, 13:46

Nigeria's government plans to go court to stop an attempt to delay the handover of Bakassi over a compensation row.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Gangs clash in Nigeria oil region

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 16:56
related places: Port Harcourt

Rival Nigerian oil gangs clash near Port Harcourt, leaving one soldier and two militants dead, the army says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Fatal building collapse in Abuja

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 21:30
related places: Abuja

Rescue workers search for survivors trapped after a shopping centre collapses in the Nigerian capital, Abuja.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigeria oil cut by rebel attack

Monday, July 28th 2008, 16:37

A militant attack on two pipelines cuts oil production in Nigeria, as five kidnapped workers are freed.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Biafrans deny treason in Nigeria

Monday, July 28th 2008, 15:25

Thirty supporters of a separatist movement in south-east Nigeria plead not guilty to treason.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Blood oil'

Sunday, July 27th 2008, 23:42

The murky world of conflict and theft in Nigeria's oil region
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Winner takes all

Sunday, July 27th 2008, 1:03

Is Nigerian football suffering from Premiership fever?
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Seized Nigeria oil workers freed

Saturday, July 26th 2008, 20:56
related countries: Niger Niger

Eight foreign oil workers are freed in Nigeria, hours after being kidnapped in a raid by militants in the Niger Delta.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Oil workers in Niger Delta kidnap

Friday, July 25th 2008, 15:21

Five eastern European oil workers are kidnapped by Nigerian militants, security officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Lagos tanker explosion kills 12

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 16:31
related places: Lagos

At least 12 people are killed in Nigeria's main city, Lagos, as a petrol tanker bursts into flames.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigeria oil giant 'paid rebels'

Wednesday, July 23rd 2008, 17:07

The head of Nigeria's national oil company says it paid $12m in protection money to rebels.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigerian Muslims hail meat which spells Allah

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 16:54
related places: Allah

Thousands flock to restaurant in northern Nigeria where meat bearing the word "Allah" is found.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigerian 'blood oil' crew paraded

Friday, July 18th 2008, 13:01

A crew of Filipino sailors accused of stealing crude oil in Nigeria is shown to reporters.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigeria footballer's brother free

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 14:13

The brother of Nigerian and Everton footballer Joseph Yobo is freed after being kidnapped by gunmen.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigerian activists reject UK plan

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 14:02
related countries: Niger Niger, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Activists in the Niger Delta reject a UK plan to provide military training to deal with "blood oil".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Thousands flee Nigerian militants

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 16:11
related countries: Niger Niger
related places: Bonny

Thousands of people have fled the Niger Delta town of Bonny after militants threaten to "behead" residents.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Africans boycott church meeting

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 8:54
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Bishops from Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda stay away from a meeting of the world's Anglicans.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigerian football conmen exposed

Tuesday, July 15th 2008, 12:15

An undercover BBC probe exposes how African footballers are being conned by Nigerian fraudsters.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigerian football conmen exposed

Tuesday, July 15th 2008, 10:30

An undercover BBC investigation exposes how African footballers are being conned by Nigerian fraudsters.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'I was conned'

Tuesday, July 15th 2008, 4:05

Young Nigerian fooled by hopes of English football trial
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigerian jobs scramble kills 12

Monday, July 14th 2008, 11:42

At least 12 people die across Nigeria trying to get a job in the Immigration Service.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigeria 'must ban' ex-minister

Friday, July 11th 2008, 12:02

A key ally of ex-President Obasanjo must never hold office again, the Nigerian senate says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigerian group 'to end ceasefire'

Thursday, July 10th 2008, 15:15

Nigerian militants say they will end a ceasefire because of a UK offer to help quell violence.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Threats over Nigeria amputation

Wednesday, July 9th 2008, 18:19

A Nigeria doctor says he has received death threats after amputating an injured girl's arms.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigeria seeks to end 'blood oil'

Tuesday, July 8th 2008, 11:25

A cartel of oil smugglers is behind the conflict in Nigeria's oil-rich Delta, the president says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Elusive peace

Monday, July 7th 2008, 23:19

Nigerian attempts to end oil conflict may be still-born
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nigeria footballer's brother kidnapped

Saturday, July 5th 2008, 21:48

Gunmen in Nigeria kidnap the brother of star Nigerian and Everton football player Joseph Yobo, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 35/48

This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS