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UAE distributes food for Iftar in Senegal, Nigeria

July 20th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 20 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's embassies in Senegalese capital Dakar and Nigerian capital Abuja Friday distributed food baskets to destitute families to help them cook the Iftar meal ... Read more...

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45 Chinese arrested in Nigeria

May 24th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) A total of 45 Chinese have been arrested in Nigeria for their involvement in illegal textile trade, a media report said Thursday.The 34 men and 11 ... Read more...

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Americans, Indonesians, French, and Canadian among hostages in Nigerian oil rig attack

November 13th, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by BNO News
MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two Americans and two Indonesians among the seven foreigners currently being held hostage after a group of gunmen attacked an oil rig and support vessel in Nigeria ... Read more...

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Nigerian held in Indore with fake visa

January 4th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Jan 4 (IANS) A Nigerian national has been arrested from this Madhya Pradesh city for allegedly possessing a fake visa and defrauding an Indian businessman, police said Monday. The Nigerian national, Alex ... Read more...

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Spy agencies failed to intercept chatter on plane attack: NYT

December 31st, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) American spy agencies failed to combine intercepts of conversations among leaders of Al Qaeda in Yemen discussing a plot to use a Nigerian man for a coming terrorist ... Read more...

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CIA knew about Nigerian bomber five weeks before Detroit flight bombing bid

December 30th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 30 (ANI): Nigerian bomber's father had cautioned the CIA that his son may be on a deadly al Qaeda mission weeks before he tried to blow up the Detroit-bound ... Read more...

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US intelligence lapse facilitated Nigerian bomber to board Detroit-bound flight

December 30th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 30 (ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had received a lead on a person dubbed "The Nigerian" suspected for meeting "terrorist elements" in Yemen as early as August 2009, but ... Read more...

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US plane attacker out of hospital, held at undisclosed location

December 28th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is being held at an undisclosed location as US investigators work on finding out what prompted the British-educated son of a Nigerian ... Read more...

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Nigerian militants hold oil workers to ransom

July 26th, 2008 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, July 26 (RIA Novosti) Militants have taken hostage five crew members of an oil vessel at the southern Nigerian port of Harcourt. Russia's shipping bulletin Maritime Sovfracht said in a ... Read more...

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