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No fewer than 25 people suspected to be members of Boko Haram sect were killed, Thursday, in a clash with troops of the 7 Division, Nigerian Army at Ngauramari villages of Bama Local Government Area of Borno state.
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Transmission of wild poliovirus has never been interrupted in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nigeria, and since 2003, Nigeria has been a reservoir for WPV reintroduction to 25 polio-free countries .
FROM LEFT: MINISTER OF STATE FOR FCT, OLOYE OLAJUMOKE AKINJIDE; ARCHBISHOP OF ABUJA DIOCESE, JOHN CARDINAL ONAIYEKAN AND FIRST LADY, DAME PATIENCE JONATHAN, AT THE NATIONAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY IN ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, on Wednesday called on Nigerians to share love and affection with the less ... (more)
Nigeria 's government has largely ignored years of mass murder in Plateau and Kaduna states in central Nigeria, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
After being recently arrested for drug trafficking by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency , an electronic dealer at Alaba International Market, Lagos has said he wanted to purchase electronics with the drug's proceeds.
Boko Haram's leader said in a video obtained by AFP on Thursday that the group was behind a daring raid on military installations in the north Nigerian city of Maiduguri earlier this month.
One of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's predecessors and mentors has turned against him, penning a scathing denunciation that could deepen division in the ruling party and potentially embolden Jonathan's rivals.
The leader of an Islamic uprising in northeastern Nigeria boasts in a new video of a daring attack on military bases in a provincial capital and threatens to attack the United States.
Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria's government of largely ignoring years of "mass murder" in two states by failing to prosecute known perpetrators who have burned victims alive and hacked or shot to death others because of their tribe or religion.
A crack team of detectives attached to Edo State Police Command is investigating the murder of one Victor Nsongbunyo, a Deputy Manager attached to Nigeria Petroleum Development Company NPDC, Benin City, who was allegedly murdered by his wife and her pastor boy friend, penultimate Friday.
The Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions has established a case of reckless and dangerous driving causing death, against one Yinusa Ganiyu, a driver.
A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday, fixed January 22, 2014, for the arraignment of Managing Director of the defunct Integrated Micro-finance Bank, Akinteye Ademola, and three others which include Doyin Abiola, wife of late MKO Abiola.
A woman waits for customer at a local food market after the suspension of a nationwide strike by labour unions, in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos January 16, 2012.
He survived three days in a sunken tugboat at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean and was hailed as a miracle survivor, but now the Nigerian faces nightmares and questions on whether he used black magic.
About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite a narrowing pay gap and steady employment gains for women at higher levels of... About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite ... (more)
Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State has warned that the All Progressives Congress may take over leadership at the centre in 2015, if the ruling Peoples Democratic Party does not put its house in order as the crisis rocking the party continues to create opportunities of advancement for the opposition party.