Nigeria

April 6, 2019
April 6, 2019

50 killed in clashes with bandits in NW Nigeria: govt

At least 50 people were killed in clashes with bandits in northwest Nigeria, which has been riven by cattle rustling and kidnapping, the state government says.

February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019

Several dead in Nigeria rally stampede

Several people are killed when a stampede erupted at a campaign rally of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari days ahead of general elections, his office says.

February 2, 2019
February 2, 2019

Nigerian vice president safe after helicopter crash lands

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was safe after his helicopter crash landed in the north central state of Kogi, his spokesman says.

June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018

Late Rojo strike takes Argentina to last 16

A late goal by Marcos Rojo give Argentina a dramatic 2-1 victory over Nigeria in Group D on Tuesday and send the twice champions through to the knockout stages of the World Cup.

January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018

Abducted Chibok girls say 'we won't return'

Islamist militants Boko Haram releases a new video purporting to show at least 14 of the Chibok schoolgirls whose mass kidnapping nearly four years ago became a symbol of Nigeria's brutal...

December 2, 2017
December 2, 2017

'Boko Haram' suicide bombers kill 13 in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have killed at least 13 other people in an attack on a market in the northeast Nigerian town of Biu in Borno state, officials say.

October 17, 2017
October 17, 2017

20 killed in communal violence in Nigeria

Nigeria's president has demanded that police and the army "stop the madness" in central Plateau state after more than 20 people were killed in a new flare-up of violence.

July 28, 2017
July 28, 2017

Death toll in Nigeria militant attack rises to 48

Nigerian hospital officials say the death toll from an ambush in northeastern Nigeria has risen to 48 people.

April 22, 2017
April 22, 2017

Football fans electrocuted in Nigeria

At least seven football fans were killed and 11 injured when an electric cable fell on a building where they were watching a Europa League match, Nigerian police said Friday.

July 27, 2016
July 27, 2016

Signing ceremony with Saintfeit postponed

Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) has postponed the agreement signing ceremony with the national team's head coach hopeful Belgian Tom Saintfeit citing the sickness of the 43-year coach.