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BBC Nigerian News Archive for May 2014Rss

Friday, May 30, 2014

Letter from Africa: Focusing on conflict

Nigeria traditional leader shot dead by gunmen

Fifa World Cup 2014: My World Cup Dream - Asmir Begovic

Nigeria's Kenneth Omeruo sets sights on Chelsea debut

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Mother Afusat Saliu 'gets Nigeria deportation reprieve'

Brazilian corruption judge Joaquim Barbosa to retire

Big money for Niger's child brides

#BBCtrending: @HiddenCash goes global

Fifa World Cup 2014: Could matches be fixed in Brazil?

Mother 'risks death' if deported to native Nigeria

Former online dating scammer 'sorry' for stealing £30k

Charlie Mulgrew insists Scotland can improve on Nigeria draw

Nigeria Boko Haram crisis: President vows 'total war'

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Made in Africa: Is manufacturing taking off on the continent?

Strachan pleased with attacking threat as Scots hold Nigeria

Highlights - Nigeria 2-2 Scotland

Coach Gordon Strachan hails terrific Scotland display

Scotland's Charlie Mulgrew frustrated by draw with Nigeria

Fifa World Cup 2014: My World Cup Dream - Carlos Queiroz

Survey highlights Scottish-based players breaking betting rules

Obama at West Point: Speech in full

Oldest congressman forcibly retired by voters

Niger sees first slavery conviction over "fifth wife"

World Cup 2014: USA skipper Dempsey misses warm-up win

Survey shows players believe match-fixing is rare in Britain

US gives $5bn to global terror fight

World Cup 2014: Watch the best qualifying moments

The front pages of Scotland's newspapers

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Julia Gillard: invest in education to tackle terror

Nigeria v Scotland: match-fixing threat brought to SFA's attention

Nigeria violence: Cameroon boosts anti-Boko Haram border forces

Scotland progress heartens Strachan ahead of Euro qualifying

Nigeria's Ogenyi Onazi's close call with Nigeria blasts

Asmir Begovic: World Cup can reunite Bosnia's 'golden generation'

Nigeria v Scotland

Glasgow 2014: Queen's Baton Relay route

Monday, May 26, 2014

The Saharan ski shop with no customers

Nigeria army 'knows where Boko Haram are holding girls'

Nigeria kidnapped girls: Government 'called off deal'

Cats and dogs to be tested for mysterious Mers infection

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Muslims gather for peace in Nigeria

World Cup, boxing and cricket: Not to be missed on the BBC

Friday, May 23, 2014

South Africa: Jacob Zuma to be inaugurated in Pretoria

Nigeria's Boko Haram 'targets village vigilantes'

Shola Ameobi: Newcastle United release striker after 14 years

Letter from Africa: Nigeria pride and foreign assistance

UN committee imposes sanctions on Nigeria's Boko Haram

Nigeria abducted girls demo blocked by police

Nigeria violence: 'Boko Haram' destroy village

Report: Nato has left the east exposed

Nigeria's teachers strike over kidnappings and killings

Nigerian teachers protest over kidnapped schoolgirls

Mali country profile - Overview

Even Ulan Bator has Irish pubs

Nigeria violence: Army tells BBC it is ‘demoralised’

Nigeria 'not losing Boko Haram battle,' says president's advisor

Boko Haram's two-pronged attack

Nigeria violence: 'Boko Haram' kill 27 in village attacks

Nigeria bombings: Can Nigerian military cope?

Nigeria bombings: 17 killed in further attack

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan condemns bombings

Nigeria bombings: 'Death toll passes 100'

Two blasts strike market and hospital in Jos

Nigeria profile

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Scots children among 'least active in world' says study

Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: UK spy plane breaks down

Fifa World Cup 2014 team profile: Bosnia-Hercegovina

Fifa World Cup 2014 team profile: Nigeria

Fifa World Cup 2014 team profile: Iran

Fifa World Cup 2014 team profile: Argentina

British featherweight crown: Josh Warrington beats Martin Lindsay

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Timbuktu film at Cannes mixes tragedy, charm and humour

War on waste makes sustainable business more profitable

Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Kano suicide attack

Kidnapped Nigeria girls: British military plane deployed

Nigeria abducted schoolgirls: RAF plane sets off

African nations 'wage war on Boko Haram' at France summit

Africa leaders declare 'war' on Nigeria Boko Haram

Nigeria school kidnappings: 'Total war' on Boko Haram pledged

Nigeria schoolgirl kidnappings: Boko Haram 'has al-Qaeda links'

Nigeria neighbours 'must play role' - William Hague

Nigeria abducted schoolgirls: Belfast rally calls for release

The front pages: "Extremists" abroad and an immigration "scandal"

Michael Sam's reality show felt 'icky'

Man held over Abuja bus blast in Nigeria studied in Wales

World Cup 2014: Qualifying moments

Monday, May 19, 2014

Aberdeen given pre-World Cup final Europa League date

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Shanghai Diamond League: Allyson Felix disappoints on return

Friday, May 16, 2014

Scotland: Call for Aberdeen's Mark Reynolds and Peter Pawlett

2015 Nations Cup: Libya aim to qualify by right

Nkana prepare to take on Al Ahly in Confederation Cup

World Cup 2014: Africa's qualifiers

UK victim's mum calls for Boko Haram 'dialogue'

Nigeria abductions: How do you negotiate with Boko Haram?

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Nigeria president to visit town of abducted schoolgirls

Malala Yousafzai portrait by Jonathan Yeo sells for $82,000

Obasanjo: President Jonathan 'overwhelmed' by Boko Haram

Malala portrait sells at auction for $102,500

Nigerian military 'demoralised' against Boko Haram

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Nigerians defy terror to keep learning

Assessing the threat of Boko Haram in Nigeria

Nigeria Analysis: State of emergency one year on

Nigeria soldiers 'fire at army commander in Maiduguri'

World Cup 2014: Which players are going to Brazil?

Nigerian village vigilantes 'repel Boko Haram attack'

UK offers spy plane to aid Nigeria schoolgirls search

In 60 seconds: Nigeria's challenges

Impact on trade of Nigeria violence

Nigeria kidnap: Schoolchildren 'scared' to go to class

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Why Nigeria cannot defeat Boko Haram

World Cup 2014: Argentina leave out Carlos Tevez and Eric Lamela

Gamburo: The town Boko Haram destroyed

Nigeria abductions: Government 'ready' for Boko Haram talks

BBC Shorts: Body clocks, smart dogs, Nigeria anger

BBC Shorts: Nigeria official chased from massacre town

Nigeria kidnaps: Empty airport despite Boko Haram threat

Nigeria abductions: Will publicity hinder negotiations?

Nigeria abduction video: Schoolgirls 'recognised'

#BBCtrending: Five facts about #BringbackOurGirls

Letter from Africa: Should Nigerians shout louder?

Nigeria girls' abduction: US deploys manned planes

Nigeria abductions: Boko Haram video 'can help find girls'

Who, What, Why: Exactly what does the phrase Boko Haram mean?

Nigerian schoolgirls hope, Gary Barlow's OBE and England's World Cup squad

Nigeria scorns Boko Haram's captive girls swap offer

Nigeria kidnaps: Prisoner swap 'not on the table'

Nigeria abductions: Video of girls 'gives me hope'

Scotland U21s: Armstrong and May to face Netherlands

Boko Haram leader makes demands in new video

Hillary Clinton's 'unfinished business'

Nigerian keeper Vincent Enyeama thrilled by award

Monday, May 12, 2014

Derby's Chris Martin and Craig Forsyth in Scotland squad

Nigeria kidnapped girls 'shown' in new Boko Haram video

Nigeria kidnap: The scale of the problem on the ground

China media: Ties with Africa

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Against the odds – the quadruplets born to refugees fleeing their home

Governor of Borno State: 'Reports abducted girls were sighted'

France proposes security summit on Boko Haram

David Cameron: 'We will do what we can in Nigeria'

Nigeria kidnap: David Cameron joins "Bring Back Our Girls" campaign

Cardiff march for Nigerian kidnapped schoolgirls

The front pages: Michael Gove's 'raid' and a BBC row

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Nigeria abductions: Glasgow 'Bring Back Our Girls' protest

Vigils for Nigerian schoolgirls held across North West

Obamas 'heartbroken' over kidnap on Nigeria girls

Ikechukwu Uche not angry at Nigeria World Cup snub

Obamas 'outraged and heartbroken' over Nigeria girls

The papers: Rolf Harris's letter and Eurovision oddness

Friday, May 09, 2014

Nigeria abductions: Michelle Obama to deliver address

Doha Diamond League: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins 100m

Obama's left-wing blogger 'posse'

Growing international calls for kidnapped girls' release

Nigerian Information Minister: We will investigate Amnesty report

Nigeria's Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau in profile

Amnesty: 'Military warned of impending attack on town'

Female genital mutilation: Woman arrested at Heathrow

Nigeria schoolgirl abductions: Five questions

Nigeria 'warned about schoolgirl kidnappings' - Amnesty International

Nigeria abductions: Timeline of events

Nigeria abductions: UK protesters call for more to be done

Nigeria abductions: David Cameron defends offers of help

Nigeria abductions: Warnings of school raid 'ignored'

Government response to Nigeria kidnaps ‘unacceptable’

Kidnap search will 'define' Nigeria says Wole Soyinka

Nigeria abductions: Send us your comments

Gordon Brown: Urgent action taken on Nigerian girls

Letter from Africa: When will Nigeria's leader visit Chibok?

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Nigeria abductions: Kerry says US experts set to start work

What do Nigeria's security problems mean for its economy?

Nigeria kidnaps: 'A crime that has shocked the world'

Have Boko Haram over-reached themselves?

BBC Shorts: Malala plea, web guru picks out Google Glass reporter

D'banj: Twitter helping us cope after girls' kidnapping

BBC Shorts: Malala plea for Nigeria girls

Nigeria schoolgirl kidnappings: Will Boko Haram's plan backfire?

Aliko Dangote to invest $2.3bn in north Nigeria

Nigeria v Scotland: BBC to broadcast match at Craven Cottage

#BBCtrending: #RealMenDontBuyGirls and the #BringBackOurGirls campaign

Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan: 'We will bring abducted girls back'

Goodluck Jonathan: Nigerian girls' abduction a turning point

Nigeria President defends Boko Haram response

Nigerian President: Abductions are 'beginning of end of terror'

Nigeria confirms market massacre blamed on Boko Haram

Celebrities campaign for kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

Ben Fogle 'bruised' after fighting off a mugger

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Nigeria abducted schoolgirls: Was US slow to act?

Gossip column: Khedira, Martinez, Gaitan, Tello

Nigeria abducted schoolgirls: Malala Yousafzai urges action

Lebanon: Ronald Reagan's Benghazi

Malala on Nigeria kidnaps: 'We must not remain silent'

Nigeria kidnaps: 'Security forces should be used to free girls'

Who are Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists?

Nigeria abductions: UK experts to provide advice

#BBCtrending: The creator of #BringBackOurGirls

Nigerian kidnap: Reward offered for schoolgirls

David Cameron: Nigeria girls abduction 'act of pure evil'

Nigeria abducted schoolgirls: Police reward offered

Fulham midfielder Ashkan Dejagah in Iran World Cup training squad

China media: National security

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Obama: Nigeria abductions 'heartbreaking and outrageous'

US experts join hunt for abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

Letter from Africa: Signs of our times

Nigeria kidnaps: John Kerry offers US support

Will Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls ever be found?

World Cup 2014: Shola Ameobi in provisional Nigeria squad

#BBCtrending: How a million people called to #BringBackOurGirls

Nigeria kidnappings: Boko Haram 'ideologically bankrupt'

Why is polio a public health emergency?

New urgency in Nigeria social media campaign

More Nigerian girls abducted by suspected Boko Haram militants

Pakistan to immunise people going abroad against polio

Eight more Nigeria girls abducted

World Cup 2014: Dzeko & Begovic in Bosnia-Hercegovina squad

Newsbeat's guide to... Boko Haram

Nigeria schoolgirl kidnappings: US 'outrage' at abductions

World Cup Watch: Mario Balotelli, Sergio Aguero, Louis van Gaal

Monday, May 05, 2014

US 'outrage' as calls grow to help rescue Nigeria schoolgirls

Migrant dreams turn into Sahara sex work

Boko Haram 'to sell' abducted Nigeria girls

Is virtual reality an addictive drug?

World facing polio health emergency

Boko Haram admits abducting schoolgirls

Boko Haram admits abducting Nigeria girls from Chibok

Nigeria schoolgirl abductions: Protest leader 'held'

Nigerian missing girls: Mothers' 'agony' for daughters

China media: Africa ties

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Growth reported in Scottish businesses' oil supply work

Nigeria leader Goodluck Jonathan in missing girls plea

Nigeria cracks down before World Economic Forum event

Boko Haram now major threat says Wole Soyinka

Nigeria bombing leaves many dead

Nigeria girls' abduction: Parents asked for photographs

#BBCtrending: Why Kenya ‘always wins’ its Twitter wars

Nigeria 'must ask for global help', says Wole Soyinka

Abuja blast: Car bomb attack rocks Nigerian capital

Nigeria school abduction sparks social media campaign

Nigeria girls' abduction: Chibok parents plead for help

China media: Xinjiang attack

Nigeria girls' abduction: Protest march in Abuja

Letter from Africa: My lady and the athlete

Google halts student Gmail advertisement scans

Nigeria girls' abduction: Call for government action

Fossil fuel subsidies growing despite concerns

Chibok abductions: Nigeria girls' taken abroad'

Chibok abductions: Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan under pressure

Nigeria's Ramon Azeez scores late to give Almeria hope

Saturday, May 03, 2014

World Team Table Tennis: England men into semi-finals

Friday, May 02, 2014

Gemmell: Scotland sevens must show Commonwealth medal form

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Obituary: Pope John Paul II

What in the world: German students laugh about Holocaust

Half of a Yellow Sun film delayed by Nigeria censors

Nigeria abductions: 'My family is crying and grieving'

Chibok abductions: Nigeria vows to find schoolgirls

Teacher tells of Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

#BBCtrending: Nigeria's plea to #BringBackOurGirls

Nigerian rapist to be stoned to death in Kano

Player release may hinder 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers