160 dead after church roof collapses in Nigeria

December 12, 2016 in News, Religion

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Metal girders and the roof of a crowded church collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria, killing at least 160 people with the toll likely to rise, […]

Boko Haram kidnaps hundreds, tells stories of Chibok girls

February 11, 2015 in News

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — When Islamic extremists snatched more than 270 girls from the Chibok boarding school in Nigeria in the dead of night, protests broke out worldwide. The U.S. […]

Ebola has ‘upper hand’ says US health official

August 27, 2014 in Health, News

By JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Ebola still has the “upper hand” in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, but experts have the means […]

Nigerian defense chief says nearly 300 abducted school girls have been located

May 27, 2014 in News, The Buzz

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s military has located nearly 300 school girls abducted by Islamic extremists but fears using force to try to free them could get them killed, the […]

Blast at bus station in Nigerian capital kills 72

April 15, 2014 in News, The Buzz

By BASHIR ADIGUN and MICHELLE FAUL ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Islamic militants struck in the heart of Nigeria on Monday with a massive rush-hour bomb blast at a bus station that killed […]