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2 buses catch fire on Nigerian highway after collision, 26 dead

Police said the 2 buses were trying to overtake other vehicles on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and ended up striking each other.

07 May 2017 9:05 AM

83 Chibok schoolgirls released 3 years after being abducted by Boko Haram

A Nigerian military official, part of the rescue operation, said the 83 girls were found near the town of Banki in Borno near Cameroon.

07 May 2017 8:12 AM

Video: Passengers chant prayers, sob mid air as flight engine catches fire in Nigeria

Minutes after take off, the plane started wobbling in the air due to technical glitches.

20 Apr 2017 7:03 PM

Dog at Nigerian wedding party fights suicide bomber

Police spokesman Victor Isuku on Wednesday confirmed that the dog had intervened to save the wedding party.

05 Apr 2017 6:57 PM

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

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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

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‘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

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

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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

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