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
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
'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
Seven inmates were recaptured, while an axe, which was used to attack the kitchen staff, was seized.
28 Dec 2017 2:55 PM
Minutes after take off, the plane started wobbling in the air due to technical glitches.
20 Apr 2017 7:03 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
However, the state-run Nigerian News Agency reported that up to 200 people could have been killed.
11 Dec 2016 8:06 AM
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
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
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
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
A handout picture provided by the Nigerian Army on Wednesday shows some of the 338 people who were rescued from Boko Haram during an Army operation and evacuated to Mubi, Nigeria. — AFP
29 Oct 2015 2:14 AM