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For a tricky pub quiz question, try this: what do a street in the Armenian town of Gyumri, a street in the Nigerian capital of Abuja and a square in Madrid all have in common?
(The Independent - World News, )

Sentences with the noun Abuja

13 examples:

Fire broke out Wednesday at the Nigeria Football Federation headquarters building in Abuja.
(UPI - News, )

Stephen Keshi is appointed Nigeria coach for the third time, signing a two-year contract in Abuja on Tuesday.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Nigerian football official Ibrahim Abubakar is shot dead by armed robbers at his house in Abuja early on Wednesday.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Nigeria's intelligence agency warns of a possible attack on Abuja's airport after disrupting what it said was a Boko Haram spying network.
(BBC News - World News, )

A group in Nigeria that's declared war on oil companies operating in the Niger Delta denied any outreach with the central government in Abuja.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan will "likely" meet with President Obama soon, a U.S. diplomat said during a state visit Thursday to Abuja.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

Nigerian security forces said steps were underway Wednesday to protect "soft targets and infrastructure" after a deadly explosion at a shopping mall in Abuja.
(NBC News, )

After finding out his flight from Abuja's Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport was cancelled, the angry passenger decided to take his frustrations out by entering the runway.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Islamic extremists in Nigeria claimed responsibility for the massive explosion at a busy bus station that killed at least 75 people in Abuja this week, but made no mention of 100 kidnapped schoolgirls.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Violence rocked the Nigerian capital of Abuja on Wednesday when a bomb exploded at a shopping mall in the upscale Wuse 2 neighborhood, killing at least 21 people and sending a pall of black smoke into the sky.
(Robyn Dixon in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A massive explosion ripped through a bus station during the morning rush hour in Nigeria’s capital, killing at least 71 people and wounding 124 in a bombing that marked the bloodiest terrorist attack ever in Abuja.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

A rush-hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a Nigerian bus station on the outskirts of Abuja on Monday morning, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency after the deadliest-ever attack on the capital.
(The Independent - World News, )

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has rejected the idea of a swap of Boko Haram prisoners for schoolgirls who were kidnapped by the Islamist group a month ago, Britain's minister for Africa said after talks with him in Abuja on Wednesday.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Other sentences

56 examples:

The ride-hailing app launched in the cities of Abuja, Nigeria and Mombasa, Kenya on Wednesday.
(USA Today - World, )

At least 21 people have died in an explosion in a shopping area in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria.
(The Independent - World News, )

Dozens were killed in a rush-hour bus station bombing in Abuja, Nigeria. Vladimir Duthiers reports.
(CNN - World News, )

At least eight people have died in an explosion in a shopping mall in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria.
(The Independent - World News, )

The BBC's Lerato Mbele went along to a gym in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, to see why this industry is growing.
(BBC News - Business, )

One of the girls freed by Boko Haram, right, celebrated with members of her family on Sunday in Abuja, Nigeria.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Nigerian police in Abuja are seeking an IT worker alleging he helped to steal £25m from the bank where he worked.
(BBC News - Technology, )

A bomb attack on a busy shopping district in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, kills at least 21 people and injures 52 more.
(BBC News - World News, )

Nigerian security forces detain several people in Abuja over recent bomb attacks, days before a World Economic Forum event.
(BBC News - World News, )

Nigerian police have banned any more protests in the capital Abuja concerning a group of schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A bomb attack on a busy shopping district in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, has left at least 21 people dead and injured 52 more.
(BBC News - World News, )

More than 70 people are killed in a powerful explosion at a crowded bus station near Nigeria's capital, Abuja, officials say.
(BBC News - World News, )

Abuja: Nigerian troops have retaken the town of Gwoza from Boko Haram, from which the group declared its caliphate last year.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A car bomb attack in the Nigerian capital Abuja, the second in recent weeks, kills at least 19 people and injures dozens more.
(BBC News - World News, )

An explosion in a bus station filled with laborers killed 18 people in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, authorities said Friday.
(CNN - World News, )

Two blasts have rocked the outskirts of the Nigerian capital, Abuja causing an unspecified number of casualties, officials say.
(BBC News - World News, )

A Nigerian court martial in the capital Abuja sentences 54 soldiers to death for refusing to fight Boko Haram Islamist militants.
(BBC News - World News, )

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the bus bombing that killed at least 71 in Abuja, Nigeria on Monday morning.
(UPI - News, )

A series of blasts rock the outskirts of the Nigerian capital Abuja killing at least 18 people and injuring many more, officials say.
(BBC News - World News, )

An explosion has rocked a shopping mall in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, and police say at least 21 people have been killed and 17 wounded.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Nigeria's secret police says 21 people have been killed in an attempted jailbreak by detainees at its headquarters in the capital Abuja.
(BBC News - World News, )

A powerful bomb blast has ripped through a crowded bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital, Abuja, killing at least 71 people.
(BBC News - World News, )

A stampede among jobseekers taking a recruitment test in the national stadium in the Nigerian capital Abuja leaves many dead and injured.
(BBC News - World News, )

Bombs exploded in two locations of the Nigerian capital, Abuja, killing at least 15 people, the National Emergency Management Agency said.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

An explosion killed 21 people in a crowded shopping district in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, during rush hour on Wednesday, the police said.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Two bombs went off on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital Abuja late on Friday, an official said, the first such incident in over a year.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Nigerian police cite security reasons for banning protests in Abuja for the release of more than 200 schoolgirls seized by Islamist militants.
(BBC News - World News, )

A cell of suspected Islamist militants has opened fire on security forces in Nigeria's capital Abuja, normally spared such attacks, say officials.
(BBC News - World News, )

Abuja, Nigeria: Police say an explosion that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital has killed at least 71 people and wounded 124.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A stampede among jobseekers taking a recruitment test in the national stadium in the Nigerian capital Abuja has left several people dead and injured.
(BBC News - World News, )

A car bomb exploded on a busy road in the capital, Abuja, on Thursday night, killing at least 12 people and wounding 19, officials and witnesses said.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The Nigeria Police Force released more details late Wednesday about the bombing of a shopping center in Abuja that left 21 dead and 17 others injured.
(UPI - News, )

Nigeria's intelligence agency says it has arrested nine alleged Boko Haram extremists plotting attacks on Abuja, the capital, over the festive season.
(Fox News - World, )

Islamic extremists claimed responsibility for an explosion that ripped through a busy bus station in Abuja, killing at least 75 people and wounding 141.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Yesterday, 21 of those girls were reunited with their families in an emotional ceremony in Abuja, embracing the parents they thought they'd never see again.
(CNN - World News, )

Italian energy company Eni said its top executive met in Abuja with the Nigerian president to express sympathy for deaths caused by a July pipeline explosion.
(UPI - Business News, )

A militant group in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria said it was answering statements from Abuja on mediation by bombing a main oil export pipeline.
(UPI - Business News, )

Nigeria's capital, Abuja, has banned public rallies for the release of the seized Nigerian school girls, citing concern that the rallies are a security threat.
(UPI - News, )

An early morning explosion that ripped through a bus station on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital, Abuja, killed at least 71 people and injured 124, police said.
(Alexandra Zavis in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Witnesses said body parts were scattered near the Emab Plaza in Nigeria's capital Abuja as black smoke could be seen from a mile away and surrounding buildings shook.
(Daily Mail - News, )

"Bring Back Our Girls" protesters in Nigeria's capital Abuja demand action and voice their disappointment at government's failure to rescue the abducted school girls.
(USA Today - World, )

Nigeria's Islamic extremists are claiming responsibility for the massive explosion at a busy bus station that killed at least 75 people in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, this week.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche (pictured) is suspected of being the co-mastermind of a two bomb attacks in the past month in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, which more killed than 90 people.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The BBC's Will Ross in the Nigerian capital Abuja says a car bombing at a bus station on Thursday night has heightened security concerns ahead of next week's World Economic Forum.
(BBC News - World News, )

As 200 schoolgirls remain in captivity after a kidnapping by Boko Haram, Mark Doyle visits a government school in Abuja, to hear how children and teachers feel about their safety.
(BBC News - World News, )

A bomb at a crowded bus station on the outskirts of Abuja killed at least 71 people during rush hour on Monday morning, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Abuja: Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan warned against violence ahead of Saturday's presidential election as people stockpiled food, cash and fuel for fear of post-election clashes.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The police in Abuja, the capital, said Monday that they had banned protests organized to demand that the government rescue more than 200 girls still held captive by Boko Haram militants.
(The New York Times - World News, )

About 20 minutes after take-off the plane suddenly lost altitude and began to ‘wobble’, forcing the flight crew to make an emergency landing in the capital of Abuja, a passenger said.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

A small team of U.S. military personnel will arrive in Abuja, Nigeria, in the coming days to help find hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamic terrorists, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Nigeria's intelligence agency said it warned shopping complexes in Abuja for two weeks that Islamic extremists might attack them in the capital, where a blast at a mall killed 22 people this week.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Nigeria’s National Human Rights Commission said Monday that it had found that security agents were responsible for the unlawful killings of eight civilians in a September raid in Abuja, the Nigerian capital.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Abuja: Nigeria's Islamist sect Boko Haram released a video purporting to show it beheading two men, its first online posting using advanced graphics and editing techniques reminiscent of footage from Islamic State.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The United States Embassy warned Americans that terrorist groups may be planning “an unspecified attack” during the conference in the capital of Abuja, though President Goodluck Jonathan assured delegates that they would be safe.
(The New York Times - World News, )

By Michelle Faul ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigeria’s military has located nearly 300 school girls abducted by Islamic extremists but fears using force to try to free them could get them killed, the country’s chief of defence said Monday.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan blamed Boko Haram for an explosion that killed scores of people Monday at a bus station outside the capital, Abuja, calling the Islamic militant group an “unnecessary distraction” and a temporary problem.
(Robyn Dixon in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

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