Over 2.1 million displaced in Nigeria by Boko Haram insurgency

2015-09-04 15:12

Over 2.1 million people are internally displaced in northeast Nigeria after a spike in a six-year insurgency by the Boko Haram group, IOM says, revising a previous figure of 1.5 million.

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.

I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

2015-09-03 14:02

Sixty-two years after a British journalist first suggested the name "Nigeria", a 23-year-old Ibadan-born student has given the new country its national flag.

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.

Mounted Boko Haram militants attack again

2015-09-02 19:56

Boko Haram cavalry has attacked the villages of Kolori and neighboring Baana-imam killing dozens.

Nigeria security adviser denies weapons charge

2015-09-01 19:46

Nigeria's former security adviser has pleaded not guilty to am illegal weapons charge.

Nigerian leader canvasses efforts for polio-free status

2015-09-01 15:17

President Muhammadu Buhari wants Nigeria to continue efforts to win certification as a polio-free country by 2017 after recording its last case in July last year, his office says.

Boko Haram expanding network across Nigeria, officials say

2015-08-31 15:00

Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram is expanding its network across Nigeria, the country's secret police says, after it arrested 20 senior members in various locations.

Boko Haram kills at least 56 in remote part of Borno State

2015-08-31 07:29

Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has killed at least 56 villagers in a remote area, the governor of Borno State of the region says.

Nigeria arrests Boko Haram commander linked with suicide attacks

2015-08-30 14:52

Nigeria's secret police say it had arrested notable Boko Haram suspects, including a key commander, linked with several suicide attacks across the country.


Fear, horror plague lives of Boko Haram survivors

2015-09-04 14:14

For the past two years, people living in the Lake Chad region have been exposed to violent attacks by Boko Haram, resulting in a serious humanitarian crisis.

Nigeria reinstates 3 000 soldiers

2015-09-03 19:34

The Nigerian army has reinstated around 3 000 soldiers who were dismissed for alleged indiscipline in the battle against Boko Haram.

Boko Haram suspects kill 100 villagers in NE Nigeria

2015-09-03 12:46

At least 100 people have been killed after suspected members of Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram attacked several villages in north-eastern Nigeria, a witness says.

Boko Haram kills 'dozens' in NE Nigeria - locals

2015-09-03 09:03

Boko Haram gunmen on horseback killed dozens of people in a village in northeast Nigeria's Borno state near the border with Cameroon, witnesses say.

Nigeria to deploy drones to curb oil theft

2015-09-02 11:00

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation is set to deploy drones across the territorial waters of Africa’s largest oil producer as part of a series of new efforts to help curb rampant oil theft, a company 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.

Boko Haram cavalry hit Nigeria villages

2015-08-31 17:50

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen on horseback have shot dead nearly 80 people in separate attacks on three villages.

Gunmen kidnap journalist in Nigerian oil city - police

2015-08-31 13:14

Gunmen in Nigeria's southern oil city Port Harcourt have kidnapped a senior journalist working for a private national newspaper, police say.

Boko Haram is trying to hit Lagos - Nigerian official

2015-08-31 05:28

A Nigerian security official says the Islamic extremist rebels of Boko Haram are trying to spread their violent campaign across Nigeria including Lagos, the country's largest city.

Seven die in military air crash in Nigeria

2015-08-29 21:16

Seven people died when a military plane crashed into a house in northern Nigeria, killing everyone on board, the air force and disaster management officials say.

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