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Nigeria

Nigeria starts vaccine drive to stop meningitis outbreak

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

Gun attack in Nigeria market kill 17, says police

The police said that this was the latest violence linked to grazing rights disputes.

21 Mar 2017 8:09 PM

'Will continue insuregency attacks in Nigeria until caliphate is established': Boko Haram

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

At least 160 killed as crowded church collapses in Nigeria

However, the state-run Nigerian News Agency reported that up to 200 people could have been killed.

11 Dec 2016 8:06 AM

Chibok girls reunite with families, recount horrors

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

Boko Haram releases 21 Chibok girls

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

‘Bad blood’ fears fuel abuse of kids born of Boko Haram rape

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

Germany’s Rocket falls back to earth

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

76 hungry Boko Haram members surrender to Nigerian military

A self-defence civilian fighter who escorted the detainees says they said many more want to surrender.

02 Mar 2016 4:28 PM

Nigerian troops rescue 195 hostages from Boko Haram

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