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Italian court acquits Shell, Eni in Nigeria corruption case
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Italian court acquits Shell, Eni in Nigeria corruption case

An Italian court acquitted energy firms Royal Dutch Shell and Eni on Wednesday in a massive corruption case. The long-running case concerns…
Dozens of students abducted from forestry college in northwest Nigeria
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Dozens of students abducted from forestry college in northwest Nigeria

KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) – Gunmen in northwest Nigeria kidnapped around 30 students overnight from a forestry college near a military…
Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed
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Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed

GUSAU, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school in the northwestern Zamfara state…
Nigeria: Hundreds of schoolgirls feared abducted in raid
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Nigeria: Hundreds of schoolgirls feared abducted in raid

An armed gang has abducted an unknown number of children in an attack on a boarding school in northwestern Nigeria, a…
Nigeria repatriates hundreds of migrants from Saudi Arabia
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Nigeria repatriates hundreds of migrants from Saudi Arabia

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria evacuated hundreds of its citizens from Saudi Arabia on Thursday after they overstayed their visas and…
Nigerian scientist studies country’s coronavirus variant
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Nigerian scientist studies country’s coronavirus variant

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian scientist has spent the holiday season in his laboratory doing genetic sequencing to learn…
Kidnappings in north Nigeria highlight deepening insecurity
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Kidnappings in north Nigeria highlight deepening insecurity

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Joyous, tearful Nigerian parents tightly hugged their sons, upon being reunited with them following their week-long…
Nigerian official: More than 300 abducted schoolboys freed
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Nigerian official: More than 300 abducted schoolboys freed

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — More than 300 schoolboys abducted last week by armed men in northwest Nigeria have been released,…
Warning of famine, UN releases $100M to seven countries
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Warning of famine, UN releases $100M to seven countries

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United Nations humanitarian office is releasing $100 million in emergency funding to seven countries at…
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