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This 8-Year-Old Homeless New York State Chess Champion Has Moved Into A New Apartment
Tanitoluwa Adewumi won first place for his age group at the competition without a single defeat. An 8-year-old chess champion whose refugee family has been living at a homeless shelter for the past two years was recently named a New York State Chess Champion.
Nigeria school building collapse left 20 dead, mostly children
Lagos, Nigeria -- Twenty people are confirmed dead in the school building that collapsed in Nigeria on Wednesday, and most of them are children, an official said Friday. Forty-three other people were rescued, Lagos State Health Commissioner Jide Idris told The Associated Press. The disaster occurred
Nigeria: Muslim Extremists Kill 120 Christians In Three Weeks
Here's something you won't hear about on CNN today. Over the course of a three week time period, 120 Christians were murdered by Muslim militants in the nation of Nigeria, according to human rights groups.
Nigeria ruling party stages come-back in key state vote
Nigeria's ruling party on Sunday won the crucial state of Kano in key governorship elections, as the opposition denounced the result, following violence and intimidation that hit the re-run vote.
23 soldiers killed in Chad in Boko Haram raid
Twenty-three soldiers were killed in southwestern Chad on Friday when they came under attack from Boko Haram jihadists, a military official told AFP. "Boko Haram elements attacked the Chadian army position at around 1am, killing 23 troops," the official said.
Bauchi Supplementary Election: PDP candidate Bala Muhammed dey lead wit 6376 votes
Collation of results don end for Bauchi state, North East Nigeria and di Peoples Democratic Party govnorship candidate Bala Mohammed dey lead wit 6376 votes for di result of di re-run election wey happun on Saturday.
8 killed and dozens trapped in Nigeria school collapse
Emergency crews sifted through debris as night fell on frantic efforts to rescue scores of school children and others feared trapped inside a three-story building that collapsed Wednesday in Nigeria's densely populated commercial capital, Lagos. At least eight people were confirmed dead and 37 other
Boko Haram Militants Terrify Residents in Attacks in Northeast Nigeria
, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – After burning a church building in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state on March 14, Boko Haram terrorists attacked a Christian-majority town in neighboring Adamawa State Monday evening.
Letter to the Editor: Slaughter of Christians in Nigeria ought to get equal coverage
The carnage in New Zealand is despicable. The Tulsa World joined in and ran several articles furnished by the Associated Press describing it, quite correctly, as a massacre. But I have yet to see a single article decrying the slaughter of dozens of Christians in Nigeria by Muslims in the past couple
OIC Condemns Attacks in Niger, Chad
The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, strongly condemned horrific attacks by Boko Haram group in Niger and Chad on Thursday, 21 March 2019, which resulted in the deaths of at least eight civilians in Niger, and twenty-three soldier
Okwui Enwezor: the Nigerian who confronted the European art canon
Okwui Enwezor, who has died aged 55, was a peerless, charismatic Nigerian curator who helped place non-western art histories on an equal footing with the long-established narrative of European and North American art. Part of a generation of auteur curators who rose to prominence in the 1990s, he, mo
AS Roma: Plenti love for di club afta dem launch dia Nigerian Pidgin Twitter account
Pipo for Nigeria dey react afta Italian football club AS Roma launch dia officila Pidgin English account on Wednesday. According to statement ontop dia website, dem launch di account for fans wey dey Nigeria and oda neighbouring kontries for Africa.
Nigeria's NNPC plans to revamp refineries to cut fuel imports
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s state-oil firm NNPC said it plans to revamp its refineries to help Africa’s biggest crude oil producer to save billions of dollars on fuel imports and has hired Italy’s Maire Tecnimont to tackle the Port Harcourt plant.
John Stonestreet: Christians Are Being Slaughtered in Nigeria, but the Media Says Nothing
Over the past week, Senior Colson Fellow Glenn Sunshine has taken to Facebook to do something that much of the mainstream media—to its discredit—has neglected to do: alerting people to what is happening to Christians in places like Nigeria.
Another 10 Christians Killed in Kaduna State as Carnage Continues in Nigeria
JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 10 Christians in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria on Saturday (March 16), bringing the lives lost in the past five weeks to 140 with 160 houses destroyed, sources said.
More people die after Nigeria building collapse: emergency agency official
LAGOS (Reuters) - More people have died after being taken to hospital in the wake of the collapse of a building housing a school in the Nigerian city of Lagos, an emergency agency official said on Thursday.
Nigeria qualify for first ever World Cup
Nigeria secured a dramatic, first ever spot in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in 2020, after they beat Sierra Leone by two wickets, on the final day of the Africa qualifying tournament in Namibia.
Violence and intimidation marr re-run polls in Nigeria
Violence and voter intimidation once again marred polls in Nigeria Saturday, as voters tried to take part in re-run governorship and state elections already postponed once because of unrest.
Nigeria's central bank sees 3 pct GDP growth in 2019-Emefiele
LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria’s central bank expects the economy to pick up in 2019, forecasting a gross domestic product growth of 3 percent, up from 1.9 percent recorded last year, its governor Godwin Emefiele said on Thursday.
Nigeria vs. Seychelles: Which Super Eagles should Gernot Rohr start?
The absence of real stakes is the prism through which Nigeria’s final qualifier against Seychelles will inevitably be viewed. With the Super Eagles already qualified, and the visitors well out of the running for a spot in Egypt, the meeting of the respective sides in Asaba respects little more than