Rickshaw sets off IED in Nigeria: Baby, mom die

2016-05-29 21:41

Five people were killed when an improvised explosive device exploded in northeast Nigeria, in a region where Boko Haram insurgents have operated for years, the country's military says.

Saudi executes Nigerian for police murder

2016-05-29 15:58

Saudi authorities have put to death a Nigerian after convicting him of murdering a policeman, the latest in a surge of executions that has drawn concern from human rights groups.

Dave Steward: Statistical bikinis – Who ‘really’ holds Africa’s crown? SA sliding

2016-05-28 07:00

Dave Steward says there’s a need to be sceptical about statistics, as they are more important for what’s concealed than what’s revealed.

Militants attack Chevron oil facility in Niger delta

2016-05-26 21:07

A militant group has attacked a Chevron installation in the Niger delta, a maritime expert says, the latest damage to Nigeria's oil infrastructure that is dragging output to 20-year lows.

MTN near to hiring new CEO

2016-05-25 10:24

Embattled mobile network MTN Group says it is near to hiring a new chief executive officer after the previous head of the company quit late last year.

MTN’s success frays amid record Nigeria fine

2016-05-24 14:14

The drawbacks of the telecom provider's aggressive African and Middle East expansion have come back to haunt it as a multi-billion dollar Nigeria fine saga drags on.

MTN shares slump after Nigeria suspends fine talks

2016-05-23 10:56

MTN shares fell after Nigeria suspended talks about a $3.9bn fine on the South African mobile-phone company.

Nigeria beefs up security after oil installation attacks

2016-05-21 12:38

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security to be stepped up in Nigeria's oil-producing south, after a spate of attacks blamed on local militants that he says threatened the economy.

Doubts about 'second' Chibok girl

2016-05-20 17:20

Campaigners have questioned a Nigerian military claim that a second Chibok schoolgirl has been rescued, but the army maintains she was one of the 219 abducted by Boko Haram.

Second abducted Chibok girl rescued, says Nigerian army

2016-05-20 06:04

A second Chibok schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram more than two years ago has been found during military operations in northeast Nigeria, the army says.


Buhari to keep Delta amnesty programme

2016-05-29 19:23

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to keep and "re-engineer" a controversial amnesty programme for Niger delta militants.

Militants strike major pipeline in Niger delta

2016-05-29 07:11

For the third time in a week, a militant group has attacked oil and gas infrastructure in Nigeria's increasingly violent oil-producing south, an official says.

Nigerian lawmakers give green light to MTN talks

2016-05-27 11:06

Nigeria’s House of Representatives said the country’s telecommunications regulator can restart talks with wireless operator MTN Group regarding a $3.9bn fine.

MTN promises that Nigeria fine 'won’t be repeated'

2016-05-26 07:45

Chairperson Phuthuma Nhleko says he can improve the mobile-phone company’s risk management and avoid a potential repeat of missteps that have led to a $3.9bn fine.

Nigerian governor declares 'war' against herdsmen

2016-05-24 22:30

A Nigerian state governor has declared 'war' against nomadic herdsmen, after another deadly attack in an escalating conflict killed two people.

Would-be bomber escapes Boko Haram captors

2016-05-23 19:28

A Nigerian mother of three has described how she escaped from Boko Haram Islamists after being abducted, drugged and told she was going to become a suicide bomber.

Nigeria suspends talks on MTN’s $3.9bn fine

2016-05-22 13:19

Nigeria has suspended talks with MTN about a record $3.9bn fine, while an investigation takes place into the size of the penalty and how it was delivered.

Boko Haram refugees in Niger feel 'abandoned' by the world

2016-05-21 10:31

"Take us away from this hell," says Boussam, a mother of seven cradling skeletal goats in Niger's Assaga camp, where thousands of desperate refugees fleeing Boko Haram Islamist insurgents are living in hunger.

Army 'moving into' Boko Haram stronghold

2016-05-20 07:10

A Nigerian state governor has voiced hopes for the swift return of 218 Chibok schoolgirls still being held by Boko Haram, after one of the students was found near the group's stronghold.

Fresh hope for Chibok girls - Buhari

2016-05-20 05:28

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has said there is fresh hope for the recovery of over 200 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram more than two years ago, as he met the first student to be found.

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