Minutes after take off, the plane started wobbling in the air due to technical glitches.
20 Apr 2017 7:03 PM
Police spokesman Victor Isuku on Wednesday confirmed that the dog had intervened to save the wedding party.
05 Apr 2017 6:57 PM
Health officials said the type of meningitis C strain responsible for the latest outbreak was not common in Nigeria.
05 Apr 2017 2:26 PM
The police said that this was the latest violence linked to grazing rights disputes.
21 Mar 2017 8:09 PM
A multinational force has been fighting Boko Haram extremists in the Lake Chad region amid one of Africa's largest humanitarian crises.
21 Mar 2017 4:26 PM
However, the state-run Nigerian News Agency reported that up to 200 people could have been killed.
11 Dec 2016 8:06 AM
Twenty-one of the over 200 missing Chibok schoolgirls freed after being held by Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamists for more than two years on Sunday spoke of their ordeal as they were reunited with their
18 Oct 2016 6:48 AM
The grab from YouTube shows a Boko Haram member at an undisclosed location with girls kidnapped from Chibok in April 2014. (Photo: AFP)
14 Oct 2016 5:52 AM
Having been kidnapped by Boko Haram, held for almost a year, and raped by several militants, 28-year-old Aisha Umar could have been forgiven for believing her ordeal was over when she escaped and retu
05 Jul 2016 11:35 PM
When German e-commerce investor Rocket Internet launched Jumia in 2012 as a would-be African Amazon, it was optimistic that a rapidly expanding middle class would quickly shift from street markets to
30 Jun 2016 12:42 AM
A self-defence civilian fighter who escorted the detainees says they said many more want to surrender.
02 Mar 2016 4:28 PM
Photos show modest camp with shelters made of logs and thatched grass and shacks constructed with rusted corrugated steel.
19 Feb 2016 1:34 PM
The girl's account is an that some of the child bombers used by Boko Haram are aware that they are about to die and kill others.
12 Feb 2016 11:50 AM
Two female suicide bombers killed more than 60 people at a camp for people displaced by an insurgency of the jihadist Boko Haram group in the northeast Nigerian town of Dikwa, military and emergency o
12 Feb 2016 4:19 AM
The attack is believed to be a reprisal for a military strike on Boko Haram strongholds in the area last week.
11 Feb 2016 1:01 PM
Nigerian online television and film distribution service iROKO on Monday announced $19 million worth of new deals, including with French giant Canal+, to boost operations and take-up across Africa.
26 Jan 2016 12:46 AM
It’s a situation that mirrors the giant oil industry, where Nigeria has abundant resources but has lacked the capacity, will or ability to exploit it, forcing a reliance on imports.
18 Jan 2016 11:56 PM
One year after a massive attack ranked among the worst in Boko Haram’s six-year insurgency, the residents of Baga in northeast Nigeria say their home is a ghost town.
04 Jan 2016 1:01 AM
25 Dec 2015 9:51 AM
Africa’s first football pitch lit solely by the players’ movements has been inaugurated in Lagos, the economic hub of power-starved Nigeria, at a ceremony attended by US-Senegalese rapper Akon.
16 Dec 2015 5:45 AM