• Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021
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Death toll from northwest Nigeria attacks...

Nigeria attack toll now 43

Africa

Thu, Nov 18 2021

Criminal gangs have plagued northwest and central Nigeria for years, raiding and looting villages, but...

Gunmen kill 15 in northwest

Gunmen kill 15 in Nigeria

Africa

Tue, Nov 16 2021

The attacks took place from Sunday night into the early hours of Monday morning

Death toll in Nigeria high-rise collapse...

Nigeria high-rise collapse toll now...

Africa

Thu, Nov 4 2021

The 21-storey building under construction in Ikoyi district crumbled on Monday afternoon, trapping dozens...

Death toll rises to 15 after Lagos high-rise...

Death toll rises to 15 after Lagos high-rise...

World

Tue, Nov 2 2021

Building collapses are tragically common in Lagos

24 militants neutralized after gunmen...

24 militants killed after Nigeria...

Africa

Tue, Oct 19 2021

Gunmen across northwestern Nigeria have killed scores of people and kidnapped hundreds more for ransom...

Gunmen kill at least 20 in northwest...

Gunmen kill 20 in northwest

Africa

Sun, Oct 10 2021

Northwestern Nigeria has since last December witnessed a wave of kidnappings of school children and villagers...

Nigerian troops kill 85 Boko Haram militants...

'85 Boko Haram militants killed in...

Africa

Fri, Oct 1 2021

Some 43 suspected terrorists, their collaborators, and suspected logistics suppliers were also...

Nigeria air strike kills 20...

Nigeria air strike kills 20...

Africa

Tue, Sep 28 2021

The reports of casualties came less than two weeks after officials say another air strike on a village...

Gunmen kill 34 people in Nigeria

Gunmen kill 34 people in Nigeria

Africa

Mon, Sep 27 2021

Criminal gangs known locally as bandits have terrorized northwest and central Nigeria for years

Eight Nigerian troops killed in jihadist...

8 troops killed by Nigeria...

Africa

Sat, Sep 25 2021

Eight other soldiers and an anti-jihadist militiaman were injured in the attack

Nine 'civilians' killed, 23 injured...

Nigerian air strike kills nine...

Africa

Fri, Sep 17 2021

Since 2009, Nigeria has been fighting a jihadist insurgency in the northeast that has killed more than...

Jihadist kills 18 Nigerian security...

Jihadist kills 18 Nigerian security...

Africa

Fri, Sep 17 2021

Borno is at the heart of Nigeria's grinding 12-year jihadist insurgency that has killed more than...

Nigeria gunmen abduct 73 students from...

73 students kidnapped in Nigeria

Africa

Thu, Sep 2 2021

Kidnapping for ransom by armed gangs has become a grim trend in northwest and central Nigeria, with around...

21 die in road accident in Nigeria

21 die in road accident in Nigeria

Africa

Mon, Aug 16 2021

One of the passengers, a 26-year-old male, survived the accident, police said.

Amnesty: 115 killed in military crackdown...

115 killed in military crackdown in...

Africa

Thu, Aug 5 2021

The global rights watchdog said it documented at least 115 persons killed by security forces between...

US hurdlers sparkle at Olympics, Nigerian...

US hurdlers sparkle at Olympics, Nigerian...

Sports

Sat, Jul 31 2021

Nigerian Okagbare by contrast will not be lining up in the women's 100 metres semi-finals later on...

49 killed in Niger armed attack

49 killed in Niger armed attack

Africa

Mon, Jul 12 2021

On Friday, militants killed 45 people in an attack on the town of Faru in Nigeria

Gunmen kill 45 people in Nigeria

Gunmen kill 45 people in Nigeria

Africa

Sat, Jul 10 2021

Such violence has increasingly become a part of everyday life in the region

3 more Nigerians held for illegally...

3 more Nigerians held for illegally...

Nation

Thu, Jul 8 2021

A team of intelligence officials nabbed the three from near the Tamabil land port on Thursday...

Over 120 students missing after Nigeria...

Over 120 students missing after Nigeria...

Africa

Wed, Jul 7 2021

The Kidnappers warned that the children could starve unless their parents delivered rice, beans, palm...

Gunmen kidnap 140 school students in...

Gunmen kidnap 140 students in...

Africa

Mon, Jul 5 2021

'The kidnappers took away 140 students, only 25 students escaped'