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  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 15:03

    Nigerian lawmakers invite Buhari to discuss communal killings

    ABUJA - Nigerian lawmakers voted on Wednesday to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to the House of Representatives to discuss a spate of killings in central Nigeria.

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  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 14:58

    At least four killed in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian city

    Five suicide bombers were also killed in the attack, which Nigeria’s military said had been repelled by troops.

  • Sat, 14 Apr 2018 13:28

    Rift among abductors of Chibok girls delays release talks - Nigerian president

    ABUJA - Talks between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram militants on the release of schoolgirls kidnapped from the northeastern town of Chibok in 2014 have been set back by disagreements among their abductors, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday.

  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:24

    Clashes, machete attack kill more than 20 in central Nigeria

    BAUCHI, Nigeria - More than 20 people have died in clashes between herders and farmers in central Nigeria, police said, part of an outbreak of violence that has piled pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari less than a year before elections.

  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:01

    Nigerian cinema fans celebrate 'Black Panther' release

    LAGOS - Film fans, actors and comic enthusiasts in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos have been flocking to screenings of Marvel superhero movie “Black Panther” which opened in Africa’s most populous country this week.

  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:57

    Three suicide bombers kill 18 in Nigeria's Maiduguri -police

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Three suicide bombers killed 18 people in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, capital of the state worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency, its police commissioner said on Saturday.

  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:21

    Nigerian Facebook user posts graphic photos of female circumcision

    Lagos, Nigeria - A Nigerian man has caused outrage after he posted graphic pictures on Facebook showing children apparently being circumcised. The man, who calls himself Alhaji Adebayo, posted the images on January 3, along with text offering free female circumcision in Ilorin, Kwara State, central Nigeria.

  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:16

    Boko Haram video purportedly shows some kidnapped Chibok girls

    LAGOS (Reuters) - Militant Islamist group Boko Haram released a video on Monday purportedly showing some of the remaining girls who were kidnapped from the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014.

  • Sun, 26 Nov 2017 14:36

    Former Nigerian VP, leading ally of president, quits ruling party

    ABUJA - Nigerian former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, a leading ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, quit the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party on Friday, he said in a statement, a blow to government unity ahead of elections in early 2019.