Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 19:01
Nigerian police on Wednesday said they raided a home and freed 16 pregnant girls and young women allegedly being forced to have babies to be sold.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 10:40
A private firm that monitors extremists says a splinter group of the Nigerian extremist network Boko Haram has criticised the larger group for September attacks that killed over 140 people.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 09:39
Seventeen people were killed and dozens of others injured in a stampede following the end of an overnight church vigil in eastern Nigeria, a government spokesman said.
Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 11:39
Pirates have stormed an oil supply vessel off southern Nigeria and kidnapped two American crew members, Nigeria`s navy and US defence officials said on Thursday.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 23:53
Eighteen people died when a boat carrying some 70 passengers capsised on the Niger River in central Nigeria, an official said on Sunday, a week after 42 perished in a similar incident.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 17:15
A chartered airplane nosedived into the ground and burst into flames meters from tanks of aviation fuel on Thursday, killing 14 people, Nigerian officials said.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 23:14
A boat overloaded with passengers and goods travelling on the Niger River in central Nigeria has capsized, killing 42 people with 100 others missing, the state rescue agency said on Saturday.
Last Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013, 00:23
A Briton who was kidnapped in Nigeria`s commercial capital of Lagos last week has been released.
Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 23:03
An explosion in Nigeria`s commercial hub of Lagos killed a man and injured another one sparking fears of violence spreading to the south of the country.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 20:53
A major fire triggered by an explosion in a jetty gutted a major area in Nigeria`s main seaport in Lagos.
Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 23:53
Dana Air`s Abuja-Lagos flight had crashed on June 3 near the international airport in the West African country`s commercial capital of Lagos.
Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 00:42
Nigeria’s domestic airline resumed flights on Thursday, seven months after one of its planes crashed, killing at least 163 people.
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