The king had employed two palace workers to take care of the tortoise. Its remains would be preserved for posterity, Ajamu added.
06 Oct 2019 11:59 AM
Most of the freed captives seen by a Reuters reporter in the city of Kaduna were children, aged up to their late teens.
28 Sep 2019 3:38 PM
An Instagram user shared a post with two videos of the strange incident.
22 Jul 2019 4:18 PM
Gambo Isah said police were combing the bushes for the bodies of the assailants.
08 Jul 2019 5:00 PM
The blaze began when a bus tried to pass the scene and its exhaust pipe scraped along the ground causing sparks to fly.
03 Jul 2019 12:41 PM
Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 38 kilometres (24 miles) from the Borno state capital Maiduguri.
17 Jun 2019 2:49 PM
Those who have escaped the group are often now living among the same communities badly hit by violence, ICG said.
21 May 2019 8:55 AM
Aisha Musa Maina digs through an old bag looking for memories of her daughter Hauwa, one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped five years ago.
14 Apr 2019 1:03 PM
A local official says more than 50 people are missing after a leaking oil pipeline exploded.
02 Mar 2019 4:29 PM
The jihadists attacked an army position overnight Thursday in Kamuya.
20 Jan 2019 11:47 AM
Buhari had spent 5 months abroad for an undisclosed illness. Many have claimed he was replaced by a Sudanese lookalike called Jubril.
03 Dec 2018 3:04 PM
Following suicide bombings, jihadists fired rocket-propelled grenades into crowds gathered at scene of attacks, increasing casualties.
17 Jun 2018 6:10 PM
The suspected Boko Haram attack took place late Friday in the northeast Borno state capital of Maiduguri.
01 Apr 2018 1:13 PM
'We did it out of pity. And don’t ever put your daughters in school again,' Boko Haram extremists said after returning the girls.
21 Mar 2018 6:16 PM
The kidnapping has raised questions about the military's repeated claims that the Islamist terrorists are on the verge of defeat.
26 Feb 2018 5:16 PM
Parents in Dapchi, in Yobe state, said had they set up a support group after Monday’s raid.
24 Feb 2018 5:27 PM
Seven inmates were recaptured, while an axe, which was used to attack the kitchen staff, was seized.
28 Dec 2017 2:55 PM
Nwachukwu says the military arrested 167 Boko Haram fighters, 67 women and 173 children who were family members of the insurgents.
16 Dec 2017 4:27 PM
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the attack bears the hallmark of Boko Haram, which typically attacks public places.
21 Nov 2017 4:22 PM
Sporadic attacks have claimed at least 20,000 lives, made more than 2.6 million homeless since 2009.
26 Oct 2017 2:59 PM