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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 13:14

    Nigeria grazing ban to stop deadly cattle wars

    Nigeria has implemented a controversial ban on cattle grazing they say will bring peace to the area, but opponents have decried as a recipe for anarchy.

  • Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:10

    Nigeria: Kanu Absent As Court Begins Case

    The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu was absent at an Abuja Federal High Court as the treason case against him began on Tuesday.

  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 13:44

    Nigeria jails 45 Boko Haram suspects in mass trial held in secret

    ABUJA - Nigeria has convicted and jailed 45 Boko Haram suspects, the government said on Friday, the first sentences it has handed down in a set of mass trials that have drawn criticism for being held behind closed doors.