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Nigerian police arrest man suspected of Lagos bridge bomb plot

A plot to blow up a major bridge in Nigeria`s commercial capital Lagos has been foiled following the arrest of a 43-year-old man suspected of being part of a gang that planned to carry out the attack, police said.

Nigeria declares 55 Boko Haram fighters wanted

Nigeria on Monday released a banner containing photographs and names of 55 Boko Haram wanted for various attacks and terror activities in the northeast where the military currently prosecute war against the insurgents.

Nigeria foils suicide attacks in restive northeast: Army

Nigerian military have thwarted attempted suicide attacks in the restive northeast, the epicentre of the seven-year Boko Haram insurgency, the army has said. 

Food crisis in northeast Nigeria like Darfur, South Sudan: UN

Food crisis in northeast Nigeria like Darfur, South Sudan: UN

Urgent funding is needed to keep thousands of people alive in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria, the UN said Monday, stressing that the situation borders on famine and compares to crises in Darfur and South Sudan.

Six killed in Lagos 'militant' attack

Six people have been killed in villages on the outskirts of Lagos, police and the state government said, blaming "suspected militants" from the Niger Delta.

Nigeria to deploy troops in Benue to end communal killings

Nigeria to deploy troops in Benue to end communal killings

The Nigerian Army will adjust deployment of troops as part of measures to end the killings in Agatu communities in central north Benue State, a top military officer said on Saturday.

34 dead in Lagos building collapse: Rescuers

34 dead in Lagos building collapse: Rescuers

Thirty-four people died in the collapse of a five-storey building under construction in an upmarket area of Nigeria`s biggest city, Lagos, a rescue official said on Wednesday.

South Africa`s Zuma visits Nigeria

South Africa`s President Jacob Zuma begins a two-day state visit to Nigeria on Tuesday, which observers see as an attempt to mend fences between the continent`s largest economic powers.

Boko Haram changes tactics for terror attacks in Nigeria

Boko Haram changes tactics for terror attacks in Nigeria

Boko Haram militants have changed tactics to carry out terror activities in Nigeria as security forces stepped up war against terrorism, the country's military authority said.

Man drops dead after sex romp

Man drops dead after sex romp

The victim, who is a father of three and a printer by profession, was said to have retired into the hotel room after an all-night party with friends.  

Nigerian troops rescue 338 people held by Boko Haram: Army

Nigerian troops have rescued 338 people, mainly women and children, held by Boko Haram Islamists.

Nigeria claims rescue of 241 women, girls from Boko Haram

Nigeria`s military on Wednesday said troops had rescued 241 women and children during operations against Boko Haram Islamist militants in the country`s restive northeast.

Lagos uses beach polo to hook investors to `Dubai of Africa`

Porsches and Jaguars are parked in the sand while businessmen and their partners, in high heels and hats, sit in the sheltered grandstands, glass of champagne in hand.