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Jon Gambrell

Jon Gambrell

    Boko Haram killings increase in West Africa
    Boko Haram killings increase in West Africa
    The radical fighters gather around piles of weapons and ammunition and shout praises to God as they shoot into the expanse of the African desert....
    Lion population under threat in Africa
    Lion population under threat in Africa
    Researchers at Duke University, including prominent conservationist Stuart Pimm, warn that the number of lions across the continent have dropped to...
    Nigerians desperate for calm after car bombing
    Nigerians desperate for calm after car bombing
    The suicide car bombing that killed at least 38 people in Nigeria on Sunday claimed victims across its religious and ethnic lines, showing clearly...
    Jonathan sued for excessive force used during protests
    Jonathan sued for excessive force used during protests
    Lawyers argued on Tuesday whether Nigeria's president had the power to use heavily armed soldiers and armoured tanks to stop a massive protest this...
    Nigerian army bases targeted in bomb blasts
    Nigerian army bases targeted in bomb blasts
    Bombs exploded at two major military bases on the outskirts of a central Nigerian city at the heart of ethnic and religious unrest in Africa's most...
    Youths hit bombed Nigeria police station
    Youths hit bombed Nigeria police station
    Suspected members of a radical Islamist sect attacked a police station in the north Nigeria city of Kano where its coordinated assaults last week...
    Struggling Nigeria weakened by violence
    Struggling Nigeria weakened by violence
    The assault bore the hallmarks of long-term planning: Cars loaded down with heavy explosives and driven by those willing to die, men wearing...
    Soldiers deployed as Nigeria fuel strike ends
    Soldiers deployed as Nigeria fuel strike ends
    Labour unions ended a crippling nationwide strike on Monday in Nigeria after the country's president partially restored subsidies that keep...
    Nigeria warns fuel strike invites anarchy
    Nigeria warns fuel strike invites anarchy
    Nigeria's government is warning that a paralysing national strike risks "anarchy" in the oil-rich nation, as demonstrations over spiralling fuel...
    Burning roadblocks mark second day of Nigeria fuel strike
    Burning roadblocks mark second day of Nigeria fuel strike
    Angry youths erected a burning roadblock outside luxury enclaves in Nigeria's commercial capital on Tuesday as a paralysing national strike over...
    Nigeria begins national strike over fuel costs
    Nigeria begins national strike over fuel costs
    Normally bustling streets were empty as labour unions began a paralysing national strike on Monday in oil-rich Nigeria, angered by soaring fuel...
    Offshore Nigeria spill came amid tanker-loading
    Offshore Nigeria spill came amid tanker-loading
    A faulty pipe from an offshore oil field run by Royal Dutch Shell PLC near Nigeria's coast spewed crude oil into the ocean for as much as 25 hours...