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Nigerian teenage suicide bomber gets cold feet, refuses to kill

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

Nigeria: Female suicide bombers kill 60

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

2 female suicide bombers kill 58 in Nigeria

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 iROKO raises funds fearing Netflix

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

Tomatoes to fight poverty, Boko Haram

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

1 year after Boko Haram mass slaughter, Baga is a ghost town

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

‘Power-starved’ Nigeria gets a football pitch lit by players’ moves

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

Love and life advice from Nigeria's Instagram agony aunt

It provides a forum for debate on different social issues like drug addiction, child...

17 Nov 2015 12:29 PM

Nigeria issues poster of 100 wanted Boko Haram militants

The poster includes elderly men and boys who appear to be minors

31 Oct 2015 5:05 PM