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Nigeria: School collapses in Lagos, over 100 schoolkids trapped

Nigeria: School collapses in Lagos, over 100 schoolkids trapped

Abuja: A three-storey building housing a primary school collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos on Wednesday, trapping over 100 schoolchildren, authorities said. The building came down when schoolchildren were attending classes, Efe news reported citing officials. Teams of rescue workers were at the scene but no details about the[Read More…]

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Gunmen kill 17 in Nigeria

Abuja,  Seventeen people have been killed following an attack by unidentified gunmen in Nigeria’s Zamfara state, police said. The incident happened in Magami village of Faru district in the Maradun area of Zamfara. State police spokesman Muhammed Shehu on Sunday said more police officers have been deployed in the area[Read More…]

Multiple bomb blasts rock migrant camp in Nigeria

Multiple suicide bomb blasts tore apart an immigrant camp consisting of persons fled from Boko Haram camp in Nigeria on Wednesday.  The incident took place in Nigeria’s restive northeastern city of Maiduguri, said reports. “There were four explosions inside the camp,” the coordinator of the Muna camp Tijjani Lumani told[Read More…]

Nigerian women displaced by Boko Haram hold protest

Boko Haram jihadists drove out a thousand of Nigerian women forced from their homes to hold a protest against the authority demanding better conditions as UN Security Council envoys visited their camp. The demands of the demonstrators were strictly accusing the local authorities and aid agencies of making worse one[Read More…]

Warning! Giraffes getting rarer, put on extinction watch list

The tallest land animal, giraffe, is now at risk of extinction, biologists say. Because the giraffe population has shrunk nearly 40 percent in just 30 years, scientists put it on the official watch list of threatened and endangered species worldwide, calling it “vulnerable.” That’s two steps up the danger ladder[Read More…]

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