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‘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

Nigeria rescues 338 people held by Boko Haram

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

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Hit by Boko Haram, Nigeria seeks France-like support

A Nigerian archbishop call-ed on Monday for the same international support to tackle Boko Haram as France has received since it was hit by Islamist attacks last week.

13 Jan 2015 5:55 AM

Nigeria appeals for support after Boko Haram massacre

Nigeria’s military has called for support in tackling Boko Haram after a major attack on a key northeast town that is feared could be the worst in the bloody six-year insurgency.

12 Jan 2015 2:43 AM

Boko Haram gunmen open fire in Nigeria college dorm: Military

Boko Haram gunmen on Sunday stormed a college dormitory in Nigeria’s conflict-scarred northeast, firing on students as they slept, the military told AFP, in the latest such attack blamed on the Islamist insurgents.

29 Sep 2013 4:15 PM