Tag: Nigeria

staffJune 17, 2018

Suicide blasts in northeast Nigeria kill at least 31

Nigeria – Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town ...

staffMarch 22, 2018

Nigerian father’s pain as daughter flies to Abuja

The father of a schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria has described the pain of losing his daughter again. ...

staffFebruary 22, 2018

Nigeria rescues 76 schoolgirls after Boko Haram attack, others missing

The Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on Wednesday, after the students went missing ...

staffFebruary 17, 2018

Trio of suicide bombers kill 20 at crowded market in Nigeria

A trio of suicide bombers detonated at a crowded fish market in northern Nigeria, killing at least 20 people, police ...

staffFebruary 11, 2018

Boko Haram releases 13 hostages

Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has freed 13 hostages, whose release was negotiated by authorities in conjunction with the International ...

staffJanuary 30, 2018

Amnesty says Nigerian air force killed 35 people in raids

Nigerian air raids aimed at stopping herdsmen-farmer clashes killed at least 35 people in December, Amnesty International said Tuesday, describing ...

staffJuly 31, 2017

Mass Nigerian arrests for homosexual acts in Lagos State

More than 40 men have been arrested in Nigeria over the weekend for performing homosexual acts, police say. They are ...

staffJuly 28, 2017

‘More than 40’ killed in battle with Boko Haram in Nigeria

More than 40 people have died during an attempt to free people during an ambush by militant Islam group Boko ...

staffJuly 26, 2017

Man who named dog after President Muhammadu Buhari cleared

Charges have been dropped against a 41-year-old Nigerian man who named his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari. Joachim Iroko, a ...

staffJuly 25, 2017

Nigeria has over 50% of the world’s out-of-school children

More than half the world’s children who are not being educated are in Nigeria, the country’s government has said. Acknowledging ...