Tag: Nigeria

staffSeptember 25, 2018

Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack on base

Nigerian troops repelled another attempt by Boko Haram militants to overrun a military base in northeast Nigeria, military and civilian ...

staffSeptember 22, 2018

Cholera outbreak in Nigeria claims nearly 100 lives

A cholera outbreak in northeastern Nigeria has claimed nearly 100 lives over the past two weeks, the United Nations said ...

staffSeptember 8, 2018

Boko Haram overruns key crossroads town in northern Nigeria

Residents say Boko Haram extremists have overrun a key crossroads and military outpost in northern Nigeria. Gudumbali is a town ...

staffAugust 23, 2018

A village where men and women speak different languages

In Ubang, a farming community in southern Nigeria, men and women say they speak different languages. They view this unique ...

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 ...