Coordinated attacks by Islamic extremists armed with heavy machine guns killed at least 42 people in northeast Nigeria, authorities said Tuesday, the latest in a string of increasingly bloody attacks threatening peace in Africa's most populous nation. Read More
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — A few days after Stanford's season ends, Chiney Ogwumike will pack her bags and leave for one of her longest and most important road trips yet.
The Pac-12 Player of the Year is headed to her parents' native Nigeria to be an intern with the Minister of Petroleum. Yes, that's right. Read More
An irresistible force met with a very moveable object on Thursday and the result was a record-breaking scoring spree for the U.S. men’s basketball team over a hapless Nigeria at the Olympic Basketball Arena. Read More
Medical records of some 33,000 patients of a Rhode Island dermatologist cannot be accessed because the doctor abandoned his multi-office practice and left the U.S. to run for Nigeria’s National Assembly. Dr. Nomate Kpea had practiced in Rhode Island since 1985, doing business as Skin Medicine and Surgery Centers. Read More
WHAT: Community leaders in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta say a new oil spill has been seen near a Royal Dutch Shell PLC pipeline where a fire broke out earlier this week.
WHERE: The oil sheen could be seen Sunday near the Okordia Rumuekepe trunkline in Bayelsa state, which is operated by Shell’s Nigerian subsidiary. The same trunkline saw a fire break out Friday. Read More
Nigerian stowaway Olajide Noibi flew from New York to Los Angeles via Virgin America airlines, using an expired boarding pass in someone else’s name. He somehow got past a federal security checkpoint where travelers must show their identification and boarding passes. Although Noibi aroused flight attendants’ suspicion, he successfully exited the flight and was only arrested by the FBI when he tried to pull the same trick on a later flight from Los Angeles to Atlanta. Read More