Nigerian pastor slams govt over missing Chibok girls

2016-04-11 14:56

A pastor has slammed the Nigerian government, saying that too little has been done to rescue the more than 200 girls who were abducted from the north-eastern town of Chibok in 2014.

Former Nigerian president Jonathan's aide held over arms deal

2016-02-12 13:30

The Nigerian army has allegedly arrested and interrogated former president Goodluck Jonathan's Aide-de-Camp in connection with an ongoing probe into fraud relating to an arms procurement deal, a report says.

Jonathan must be jailed if found guilty of fraud - Nigerian elders

2016-01-26 12:36

Nigerian elders have reportedly called for former president Goodluck Jonathan's incarceration, should he be found guilty of fraud in the ongoing investigation into the $2.1bn arms deal scandal.

Nigeria's opposition soul-searching after poll loss

2015-11-13 16:58

Its former national chairperson once boasted that the Peoples Democratic Party would rule Nigeria for 60 years. In the end it managed only 16 years.

Nigeria to sell, buy oil directly, cut out middlemen

2015-11-04 07:45

Nigeria will start selling and buying oil and gasoline directly to cut out middlemen and curb graft, the new managers of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says.

Nigeria Senate names 20 nominees for president's new cabinet

2015-10-06 18:25

Nigeria’s Senate has announced 20 nominees for the cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari, representing all regions of this West African nation but including only three women.

Nigeria confirms arrest of ex-oil minister in London

2015-10-05 14:34

Nigeria has confirmed the arrest in London of former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke on suspicion of bribery and money laundering.

Nigerian president declares wealth, showing 'austere' living

2015-09-04 12:01

The wealth declaration of Nigeria’s new president shows he has been living "an austere and Spartan lifestyle," with $150 000 in his personal account, an official says.

Nigeria charges ex-national security adviser with illegal arms

2015-09-01 16:04

Nigerian prosecutors have slapped a charge of unlawful possession of arms against the former national security adviser of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan.

Nigerian leader says no bias in his anti-graft drive

2015-08-10 13:00

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed not to interfere with the work of the country’s anti-corruption bodies, after the opposition accused him of a "selective" crackdown on graft.


Calls intensify for former Nigerian president's prosecution

2016-02-15 14:47

Calls for the prosecution of former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan over corruption have intensified, with Christian organizations saying he should not be spared, according to a report.

Nigeria's Jonathan evades arms scandal probing

2016-01-28 11:59

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan evaded questions involving the ongoing investigation into the purchasing of arms by his administration, during an interview on in Geneva, a report says.

Former Nigerian official accused of corruption asks court to dismiss charges

2016-01-23 13:20

Former Nigerian presidential adviser accused of diverting $2.2 billion asks court to dismiss charges

Nigeria troops rescue over 60, kill 4 Islamists - army

2015-11-13 07:46

Nigerian troops have killed four suspected Boko Haram suspects and set free 61 people, mainly women and children, held by the jihadist group in the flashpoint north-eastern Borno state, the army says.

Nigeria welcomes US troops for Cameroon over Boko Haram

2015-10-15 16:00

Nigeria has welcomed a US decision to send up to 300 military personnel to Cameroon to help the regional fight against Boko Haram, despite having itself requested more direct help from Washington.

Nigeria – Africa’s next great hope

2015-10-05 18:32

Nigeria has overtaken SA as the top economy in Africa. Find out why scores of South African companies are investing in Nigeria.

Nigeria's Buhari to talk Boko Haram, money on Paris trip

2015-09-14 14:20

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari will seek support for his battle against Boko Haram on a trip to Paris, more than three months after he took charge of Africa’s largest economy.

Nigeria's Buhari gets mixed report for first 100 days

2015-09-03 11:21

President Muhammadu Buhari has shaken up Nigeria’s corrupt bureaucracy and intensified the battle against Boko Haram in his first 100 days, but has struggled to set out his vision for the faltering economy, analysts say.

Q&A: Is Nigeria able to end Boko Haram insurgency?

2015-08-20 13:19

How viable are Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's latest efforts in fighting Boko Haram? News24 speaks to a senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies, Martin Ewi.

Nigeria military poorly equipped to fight Boko Haram

2015-07-31 12:37

Nigeria’s military is underfunded and poorly equipped in its battle to check Boko Haram’s rampaging insurgency, the country’s outgoing chief of defence staff says.

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