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
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 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
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
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
25 Dec 2015 9:51 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
It provides a forum for debate on different social issues like drug addiction, child...
17 Nov 2015 12:29 PM
The poster includes elderly men and boys who appear to be minors
31 Oct 2015 5:05 PM
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
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’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 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