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Deal reached to end crippling Nigeria fuel crisis

2015-05-25 19:58

An agreement has been reached to end a crippling fuel crisis in Nigeria that has left the country at a virtual standstill just days before a new government is installed.

Boko Haram hacks 10 Nigerians to death - official

2015-05-25 18:02

Boko Haram fighters have hacked 10 people to death in a remote village in northeast Nigeria, a local government official told.

Nigeria fuel shortages hit MTN, Guaranty bank

2015-05-25 13:30

Severe fuel shortages in Nigeria have hit the services of MTN and forced Guaranty Trust Bank to close its branches nationwide at lunchtime, say the companies.

Nigerian senator-elect to fight US extradition, drug charges

2015-05-25 12:18

A wanted man newly elected to Nigeria’s Senate is set to appear in court to fight his extradition to the US on 20-year-old charges related to the TV hit "Orange is the New Black".

Nigeria a nation in crisis - opposition

2015-05-25 08:00

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan is handing over a country in its worst-ever state as economic woes cripple the nation, says the main opposition.

MTN warns over Nigeria fuel crisis

2015-05-24 10:45

Nigeria's biggest mobile phone operator MTN has warned that its network faces shutdown due to fuel shortages that have crippled the nation.

Nigeria military rescues more Boko Haram hostages

2015-05-23 16:31

Nigeria's military has claimed the killing of scores of Boko Haram insurgents and the rescue of 20 more hostages during an operation in the notorious Sambisa forest, an Islamist stronghold.

100s saved from Boko Haram now in military custody

2015-05-21 09:13

All 275 women, girls and children rescued from Boko Haram and taken to the safety of a northeast Nigerian refugee camp have been taken into military custody amid suspicions that some are aiding the Islamic extremists.

Nigeria: 579 soldiers and officers on trial

2015-05-20 22:27

The Nigerian army says 579 officers and soldiers are facing a court-martial "to emphasise discipline" on charges believed to be related to the fight against Boko Haram.

SacOil exits Nigeria JV on weaker oil prices

2015-05-20 11:15

SacOil Holdings has ended its joint venture with Nigeria's Nigdel United Oil Company and abandoned its oil licence as softer oil prices forced the firm to cut costs.

 

Nigeria fuel shortages hit telecoms, banking, aviation

2015-05-25 19:50

Chronic fuel shortages in Nigeria has brought phone firms, banks and flights to a standstill, just four days before Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration as president of the country.

Expectation weighs on Nigeria's Buhari as he takes over power

2015-05-25 17:44

Muhammadu Buhari formerly takes over as Nigeria’s president this week but his inauguration could not have come at a worse time, with the country reeling from a cash crunch and a crippling strike over fuel.

Fuel crisis shuts down Nigerian bank

2015-05-25 13:17

One of Nigeria's biggest banks has announced it is shutting branches early due to a lack of fuel, in the latest sign of shortages hitting businesses.

Nigeria's Jonathan 'handing over nation in crisis'

2015-05-25 08:43

Nigeria’s president Goodluck Jonathan is handing over a country in its worst-ever state, the main opposition says, as fuel shortages and economic woes cripple the nation.

Boko Haram in deadly raid on Nigeria town

2015-05-25 06:29

Boko Haram fighters killed several people and destroyed dozens of homes in a raid on a town in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, local residents, a vigilante and the military says.

Orange is the New Black Nigerian senator-elect held

2015-05-23 21:57

Nigerian drug agents have arrested a senator-elect wanted by the United States in a nearly 20-year-old heroin deal that was the basis for the TV hit Orange is the New Black .

Nigerian Muslims set court ablaze

2015-05-22 18:04

Hundreds of Muslims have rioted, setting a Shari'ah court ablaze over an alleged insult to prophet Muhammad.

Communal violence in central Nigeria kills six

2015-05-21 07:01

Gunmen have killed at least six people in twin attacks in Nigeria's restive central region, the latest bloodshed in a long-running conflict between nomadic herdsmen and farming communities.

Prosecution drops murder charges against Nigerian child-bride

2015-05-20 14:46

Nigerian prosecutors have withdrawn murder charges against a 15-year-old girl who was accused of using rat poison to kill the 35-year-old man she had married.

Kerry to lead US delegation at Nigeria presidential inauguration

2015-05-19 14:05

Secretary of State John Kerry will lead the US delegation to the inauguration of Nigerian president-elect Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja next week, the White House says.

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