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Nigerian drug mule dies at Madrid Airport over Ebola fears

Madrid - A drug smuggler of Nigerian origins was left to die at Madrid-Barajas airport, after the bags of cocaine inside his body burst, over fears he might be suffering from Ebola. An emergency alert was activated but the man died anyway.

Immigrants lock themselves in a church in protest over evictions

Barcelona - A group of around 43 immigrants, many of them Nigerians and Senegalese, have locked themselves into a Barcelona, Spain church after they were evicted from warehouses in the city on Wednesday. The immigrants had lived there for two years.

Video: Alleged terrorist Michael Adebolajo of Nigerian descent

London - Police have identified the alleged Woolwich terrorist shown wielding a knife and meat cleaver in bloodied hands and ranting in the video released yesterday as Michael Adebolajo, a naturalized British citizen of Nigerian descent.

Benedict XVI's successor: Nigerian, Ghanaian cardinals favorites

Following the announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign later in the month, attention has shifted to the question of who the next Pontiff will be. There is a consensus that chances have never been better that the next Pontiff will be a non-European.

Video: British woman shouts racist abuse at Nigerian student

A video shows a British woman shouting racist abuse against a Nigerian student Gina Thompson, 23, and her Spanish friend. The clip was filmed at around 7:30 p.m. at Ipswich Hospital in Suffolk.

Spanish police arrest 17 in Voodoo sex-trafficking ring

Madrid - According to Spain's Interior Ministry, police have arrested 17 people on suspicion of smuggling Nigerian women into Spain. Once in the country, the women were forced into prostitution with claims that Voodoo spells would be cast should they not comply.

Obama grants Nigerian student permanent residency in U.S.

President Barack Obama signed a private bill Friday granting a Nigerian native, suffering from a rare condition, permanent residency status in the United States, fulfilling a dream that began as an abandoned teen more than a decade ago.

Al-Qaeda 'underwear bomber' was CIA double agent

Two days after the White House announced an al-Qaeda plot to blow up a passenger flight using a new kind of underwear bomb, intelligence officials have revealed that the attempt was foiled by a double agent the CIA planted in al-Qaeda.

'Underwear bomber' gets life in prison, yells God is great

The 25-year-old Nigerian student, who tried but failed to blow up a Northwest airliner with a bomb hidden in his underwear as it prepared to land in Detroit on Christmas Day 2009, has been sentenced to life in prison.

Nigerian E-Mail Scheme Bilks Oregon Woman of $400,000

An Oregon woman fell for the well-known Nigerian email scheme, which defrauded her of $400,000. She doesn't feel that she was an easy mark, and because the email identified a long-lost relative, she thought everything was on the up and up.

Canadian Man Loses $30,000 In Internet Scam

In Canada, police are investigating a check-writing scam that allegedly duped its victim out of at least $30,000.

Nigerian Secret Police Detain Journalists

Nigeria's secret police has arrested the publisher and editor of the weekly Abuja Enquirer for publishing a story about the possibility of a military coup.

Nigerian Terrorist Attacks Could Hike Gas to $6 Per Gallon

Though it is the fifth largest supplier of oil to the United States, when it comes to global oil prices, every little spike in Nigeria has a major impact.
 

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Celebrant at church service  in green lace agbada. Note the volume of the robe.His partner dresses t...
Celebrant at church service, in green lace agbada. Note the volume of the robe.His partner dresses to match in "iro and buba" with a matching strip of cloth the "iborun." The "reception party" followed the solemn church service.
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A Yoruba woman confident in her style. Note her headdress, it is called a "gele." A woman's dressing is incomplete without one. Men always wear caps but they have to remove them when they enter a house of worship.
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Note the lady in the foreground with her back turned to the camera. That is quite an expensive piece of material she is wearing, if you've cultivated the "eye" to recognize the relative quality of materials
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Celebrant and partner cut the cake while their grandson awaits his share
Celebrant and partner cut the cake while their grandson awaits his share
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