A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The names of the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria have been released.
Mon, 08 May, 2017
In the widest sense of the word, corruption is the glue that holds the ‘system’ together. The time to fight back has arrived. Soon it will be too late, writeand
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017
Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary "fiercely opposed" environmental testing and is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health hazards from oil spills, according to a geologist.
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017
A Nigerian Air Force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists has mistakenly bombed a refugee camp, killing more than 100 refugees and wounding aid workers, a state official said.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017
Ireland has received just one family and blamed ‘low take up’ on refugees who had not wished to complete the first step of applying for asylum, writes .
Thu, 09 Jun, 2016
The excitement was reaching fever pitch yesterday ahead of the St Patrick’s Day parade in Ennis, Co Clare, as a group of ‘new Irish’ Nigerians raised their voices to sing ‘Ireland’s Call’.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
The motto greeting visitors to the world’s largest mobile exhibition in Barcelona is another reminder, if needed, of the central role technology now plays in our lives, writes
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
Thu, 29 Oct, 2015
Ireland has the highest rate of granting citizenship to foreign nationals of any country in the EU.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
Suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked polling stations and destroyed election material in two northeastern towns, police said as Nigerians continued voting yesterday in certain areas that suffered technical glitches.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
A car bomb has exploded at a polling station in Nigeria’s south-central Enugu state as people gathered to vote in a presidential election.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
The number of foreign nationals applying for asylum last year increased 53%, although Ireland still has a comparatively low inflow rate of refugees within the EU.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2015
Two convicted Australian drug smugglers arrived at an Indonesian island prison where they will be executed by firing squad along with seven other foreigners amid a diplomatic squabble with some of their governments.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
Nigerian troops have repelled Islamic extremists who attacked from four fronts on Maiduguri, the biggest city in north-east Nigeria, with several civilians killed by aerial bombs, and grenades and mortar shells on the ground.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2015
The slaying of hundreds, if not thousands, of innocent Nigerians has not garnered the sort of outrage the Paris attacks did. Why is this so, asks
Thu, 22 Jan, 2015
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has claimed responsibility for the mass killings in the north-east Nigerian town of Baga and threatened more violence.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2015
A suicide bomber disguised in school uniform has detonated explosives at a high school assembly in Nigeria, killing at least 48 students.
Mon, 10 Nov, 2014
Liberia is facing an excruciating choice – deciding which handful of Ebola patients will receive an experimental drug that could prove either life-saving or life-threatening.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2014
The Nigerian schoolgirls who remain captives of Boko Haram militants “definitely” face the danger of being raped, a senior United Nations official has said.
Sat, 07 Jun, 2014
Asylum seekers deserve the right to cook for themselves, writes Sharon Ní Chonchúir.
Tue, 27 May, 2014
Two car bombs have exploded at a bustling bus terminal and market in Nigeria's central city of Jos, killing at least 46 people, according to police.
Tue, 20 May, 2014
WE have all heard about the recent event in Nigeria where Boko Haram kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls.
Mon, 19 May, 2014
Islamic militants who prompted global outrage over the kidnapping of more than 270 schoolgirls have opened fire on a busy marketplace, killing hundreds in a new spasm of violence in Nigeria’s north-east.
Thu, 08 May, 2014
Britain has offered assistance to Nigeria to help respond to the kidnap of about 300 schoolgirls by Islamist militants, Foreign Secretary William Hague has said.
Tue, 06 May, 2014
A mob armed with wooden clubs and iron bars, screaming that they were going to “cleanse” their neighbourhood of gay people, dragged 14 young men from their beds and assaulted them, human rights activists in Nigeria said today.
Sat, 15 Feb, 2014
IF the economy is to break out of its current impasse, it will almost certainly require a sustained uplift in exports by Irish-owned firms, and for this to occur, our exporters must begin to cash in on the growth occurring in emerging market countries.
Mon, 13 Jan, 2014
THE Muslim community in Ireland is currently putting a proposal before the HSE aimed at tackling the problem of long waiting lists for cultural circumcision for their male children.
Sun, 11 Aug, 2013
West Brom striker Peter Odemwingie has been labelled “a loose cannon” and urged to grow up if he is to get his career back on track.
Tue, 02 Apr, 2013
From the island of saints and scholars to this: Ireland now ranks as one of the world’s least religious countries.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2012
UNIONS yesterday suspended their nationwide strike in Nigeria, hours after president Goodluck Jonathan partially reinstated subsidies to keep petrol prices low and deployed soldiers in the streets to halt widening demonstrations.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2012
Normally bustling streets were empty as trade unions began a paralysing national strike in oil-rich Nigeria today, angered by soaring fuel prices and decades of government corruption.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2012
Protesters furious over spiralling petrol prices started fires on a motorway and at least one person was killed in the unrest after Nigeria’s government scrapped a subsidy that had kept fuel costs down for more than 20 years.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2012
Angry mobs of protesters stopped garage owners from selling fuel today while others lit a bonfire on a major highway in an attempt to thwart the Nigerian government’s removal of a cherished consumer subsidy which had kept petrol affordable for more than two decades.
Tue, 03 Jan, 2012
At least 25 people were killed today when an explosion ripped through a Catholic church during Christmas Mass near Nigeria’s capital.
Sun, 25 Dec, 2011
PITY poor Gay Mitchell. At the weekend, his campaign to be elected President received a serious blow. He was effectively endorsed by Bertie Ahern.
Wed, 31 Aug, 2011
A car laden with explosives rammed through two gates and blew up at the United Nations’ offices in Nigeria’s capital Abuja today, killing at least 16 people and shattering part of the concrete structure.
Fri, 26 Aug, 2011
IT was four in the morning when Immigration officers of the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) stormed into the Reception Centre on the Kinsale road — for the wrong man.
Thu, 18 Aug, 2011
I REMEMBER travelling through Northern Ireland, indeed passing through the town of Omagh, on the national day of mourning held in Ireland in the wake of 9/11.
Tue, 03 May, 2011
FEARS of a regional military intervention grew yesterday in Ivory Coast following a threat from West African neighbours to force out incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo if he does not soon heed international calls to step down from power.
Tue, 28 Dec, 2010
THE Department of Justice has rejected calls from the Irish Refugee Council for a halt to all deportations in the wake of evidence it claims to have that African nationals were mistreated during deportation from the country on a charter flight.
Thu, 23 Dec, 2010