Nigeria


17 die in road crash in central Nigeria: official

2019-08-24 07:18

Seventeen people were killed when a passenger bus collided with an oncoming truck in central Nigeria, a road safety official has said.

'Africa's Amazon' Jumia finds wrongdoing in Nigeria sales force as loss widens

2019-08-23 11:26

Jumia Technologies AG has identified improper transactions at the Africa-focused online retailer’s Nigeria business that amounted to as much as 4% of first-quarter sales.

UK court opens way for $9bn claim against Nigeria

2019-08-17 14:26

A British judge on Friday gave the green light for a tiny private firm to seize more than $9 billion in assets from the Nigerian government over a failed natural gas deal.

Nigerian Shia leader, wife depart for medical treatment in India

2019-08-13 20:49

Ibrahim el-Zakzaky and wife were granted bail by a court in Kaduna state to seek medical treatment abroad.

Ramaphosa, Buhari to meet in October for talks

2019-08-11 15:01

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will meet with President Cyril Ramaphosa in October for talks on trade and the security of citizens, Nigeria's presidency said.

Nigeria insists Boko Haram 'defeated' after 10-year insurgency

2019-07-31 15:43

Nigeria's presidency claimed Boko Haram's 10-year-old insurgency had been "defeated" but admitted that international jihadists posed a growing threat.

Death, anguish and flickers of hope - 10 years of Boko Haram

2019-07-30 11:47

A decade later, one of the world's most dangerous armed groups is still wreaking havoc in the region it sprouted from.

Nigeria bans Shia group after deadly clashes

2019-07-29 14:47

Tensions escalate as supporters of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria demand the release of their leader Ibrahim Zakzaky.

Six Shi'ites dead in Nigeria clashes over imprisoned leader

2019-07-23 19:49

At least six Shi'ite Muslim protesters were killed in clashes with Nigerian police in the capital Abuja, witnesses said, the latest deadly violence over the detention of a pro-Iranian religious leader.

13 killed in Nigeria building collapse

2019-07-16 20:36

Thirteen people in central Nigeria died after a three-storey residential building collapsed after torrential rain, emergency workers say.

 

WATCH: US charges 80 people, mostly Nigerians, in $46m internet scam

2019-08-23 16:15

US authorities have announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation that netted millions of dollars from victims of internet con jobs.

Gunmen kill 16 villagers in northern Nigeria - officials

2019-08-20 17:13

Bandits have killed 16 people in separate attacks on remote villages in northern Nigeria's Katsina state, an area wracked by cattle-rustling and kidnappings, officials say.

Nigerian boy stages own kidnap, demands father pay ransom

2019-08-16 19:34

A 15-year-old Nigerian boy has been arrested for demanding a ransom from his father after staging his own kidnap with his friends in central city of Jos, police said Friday.

Eight killed in Nigeria jihadist attacks, say military

2019-08-12 19:31

Eight people, including three soldiers, have killed in jihadist attacks on an army base and village in northeast Nigeria ahead of Monday's Eid al-Adha festival, military sources have said.

Nigerian women struggle to raise children born of Libya rape

2019-08-02 10:42

She was only just 18 when she gave birth without a doctor in a Tripoli apartment, gripping the hand of her best friend who had come on a journey they hoped would lead from Nigeria to Europe.

WATCH: Boko Haram - A decade of terror explained

2019-07-31 05:49

How the death of one man 10 years ago sparked an unending campaign of terror in Nigeria and beyond.

Death toll in Boko Haram funeral attack rises to 65 - Nigeria

2019-07-29 18:25

An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in the northeastern state of Borno in Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost three times the initial toll, a local official said.

Boko Haram kills 23 mourners after Nigeria funeral

2019-07-28 11:46

Local hunters and militia recovered nearly two dozen bodies after survivors returned to the village and alerted them.

Showmax launches in Nigeria with two exclusive 'Big Brother Naija' shows

2019-07-23 14:30

Showmax has launched a new video-on-demand service in Nigeria featuring a dedicated slate of Nigerian TV shows and movies, international hit series, and a 'Big Brother Naija' partnership.

What Africa’s key central banks will discuss in the next 10 days

2019-07-16 13:37

Central banks in sub-Saharan Africa’s key economies will take direction from US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell when they make calls on interest rates in the next 10 days.

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