Meet the Nigerian rapper who loves dressing modestly

Rapper Haddy Rapia is making a name for herself in a traditionally conservative and mainly Muslim area of northern Nigeria.

14 Nov 2017 03:13

Nigeria kidnapping: Ian Squire killed and three freed

Ian Squire died after being held hostage in Nigeria alongside three others, who have been freed.

06 Nov 2017 07:39

Art X Lagos: Dozens exhibit work rooted in reality

Artists from more than 60 African countries flock to Nigerian city and explore subjects from Boko Haram to beauty.

03 Nov 2017 11:35

Chibok diaries: Chronicling a Boko Haram kidnapping

One of the Chibok girls freed in May tells how a diary was kept of some of their three years in captivity in Nigeria.

23 Oct 2017 04:36

Nigeria soldiers killed hundreds of Shiites in raid: report

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian soldiers fired on unarmed Islamic Shiite children with no provocation in raids that killed hundreds of the minority group in the West African nation, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday. The charges come as the guardian of ...

25 Dec 2015 01:18

Nigeria Boko Haram: Militants 'technically defeated' - Buhari - BBC News

BBC NewsNigeria Boko Haram: Militants 'technically defeated' - BuhariBBC NewsNigeria has "technically won the war" against Islamist Boko Haram militants, President Muhammadu Buhari says. He told the BBC that the militant group could no longer mount "conventional attacks" against security forces or population centres. It had ...Buhari: Nigeria Close to Eradicating Boko Haram NewsweekPresident Buhari Says Nigeria Has 'Technically' Beaten Boko Haram TIMEBuhari says Nigeria has 'technically' won against Boko Haram News24 Wall Street Journal  - Voice of Americaall 360 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 01:18

Nigeria gas explosion 'causes casualties'

Scores of people are reported killed in an explosion at an industrial gas plant in southern Nigeria. A truck is said to have exploded as it was off-loading butane cooking gas in the town of Nnewi in Anambra State. Reports of casualties vary from 35 to more ...

25 Dec 2015 01:18

Buhari's 2016 budget, Nigeria's best ever – Opadokun - Vanguard

VanguardBuhari's 2016 budget, Nigeria's best ever – OpadokunVanguardThe renowned legal practitioner and rights activist said since the discovery of Nigeria as a country, the nation has never allocated such a huge percentage of resources to infrastructural development. On the breakdown of the budget, Opadokun said with ...2016 budget, Nigeria's best ever – Opadokun The Nation Newspaperall 7 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 01:18

'Shi'ite group source of Boko Haram in Nigeria' - The Nation Newspaper

'Shi'ite group source of Boko Haram in Nigeria'The Nation NewspaperPresident of the Human Rights on Non-Violent Initiative, a Civil Society Organisation, Muhammad Idris has accused the Islamic Movement in Nigeria also known as Shi'ite of being the source of Boko Haram in the country. The Nigerian Army has come under ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 01:18

Buhari: no group'll hold Nigeria to ransom again - The Nation Newspaper

NAIJ.COMBuhari: no group'll hold Nigeria to ransom againThe Nation NewspaperPresident Muhammadu Buhari yesterday warned that any threat to Nigeria's peace woud not be tolerated. “We must never again allow any group to hold the nation to ransom under whatever guise,” the President said in his Christmas message. There has ...President Buhari Loves Christians! Read His Amazing Christmas Message To Nigerians NAIJ.COMall 91 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 01:18

Nigeria says it ‘technically’ won against Boko Haram

LAGOS, Nigeria — In remarks issued days before his self-imposed deadline to defeat the jihadist group expires, President Muhammadu Buhari said Nigeria has “technically” won the war against Boko Haram though suicide bombers remain a threat. In the ...

25 Dec 2015 01:18

ITF/AJC: Nigeria Lists 32 Players for camping - THISDAY Live

ITF/AJC: Nigeria Lists 32 Players for campingTHISDAY Live“We are looking forward to a good championship as usual because we have produced the highest number of talents in the west and central African region in the last few years and through the support of the Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) we are set to go ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 01:18

Nigeria set to devalue currency

Nigeria appears to officially devalue the naira in the first quarter of next year, financial experts told Anadolu Agency on Friday. The value of the Nigerian currency continues to fall in the parallel market, pressured lower by the drop in oil prices ...

25 Dec 2015 01:18

Nigeria: Explosion at gas plant 'kills dozens'

Several people are believed killed in explosion at Nigerian gas plant (representational picture)Reuters An explosion was reported at an industrial gas plant early on 24 December in the town of Nnewi, Anambra state. Various reports have put the number of ...

25 Dec 2015 01:18

Nigeria's ghosts - Kathmandu Post

Nigeria's ghostsKathmandu PostShe wanted her grandchildren to have a piece of Biafra, the short-lived country that she and millions of others from our Igbo ethnic group had attempted to create as a refuge from the newly independent country of Nigeria setting off the civil war of ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 01:18

Several killed in huge blast at Nigeria gas plant: police

A huge explosion at an industrial gas plant in southeastern Nigeria razed nearby buildings and killed several people on Christmas Eve, police said Friday. The blast at the Inter Corp Oil Limited gas plant, a subsidiary of Nigerian conglomerate Chicason ...

25 Dec 2015 01:18

Nigeria Tanker-Truck Fire Leaves More Than 100 Dead

A gas tanker truck ignited an inferno at a crowded industrial gas plant in Nigeria on Thursday, killing more than 100 people lining up to refill their cooking gas cylinders in time for Christmas. The disaster took place in Nnewi, a predominantly Christian ...

25 Dec 2015 01:18

About 100 people killed by gas plant explosion in Nigeria: journalist

"I saw around 100 charred corpses," David Onwuchekwa said. An official at the state relief agency NEMA did not confirm the toll, saying the agency's workers were still assessing the site. The blast happened on Thursday when a truck was discharging butane ...

25 Dec 2015 01:18

Nigeria gas blast kills many people

People filling up cooking gas cylinders for Christmas were caught up in massive explosion sparked by tanker truck at plant in Nnewi city, say witnesses A butane tanker truck ignited a huge explosion at a crowded industrial plant in Nigeria on Thursday ...

25 Dec 2015 01:18

"Tens" killed in Nigeria Christmas Eve gas plant explosion - presidency

ONITSHA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Tens of people were killed in an explosion at a gas plant in southern Nigeria, the presidency said on Friday, with one journalist putting the death toll at 100. The blast occurred on Thursday when a truck was discharging butane ...

25 Dec 2015 01:18