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Another drug racket busted in Hyderabad, nine held

The Hyderabad police busted another drug racket with the arrest of nine accused including two Nigerians on Wednesday.

Nobel winner Malala Yousafzai in Nigeria speaks out against Boko Haram

Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai was greeted with cheers by dozens of young women in northeastern Nigeria, where she spoke out for the many girls abducted under Boko Haram's deadly insurgency.

Suicide bomber kills eight in northeast Nigeria's Maiduguri: Police

At least 62 people have been killed in attacks on Maiduguri and its environs since early June. Seventeen people were killed in the city last week.

Eight killed in Nigeria suicide bombing: Authorities

The head of the Borno state emergency management agency, Ahmed Satomi, said the blast happened at about 5:30 am (0430 GMT) in the London Ciki area of Maiduguri, which has been at the epicentre of Boko Haram violence since 2009.

Suicide bombers in northeast Nigeria's Maiduguri kill 17: Police

The blasts struck four areas in the city, which is the capital of Borno, the state worst affected by the eight-year-old insurgency by Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo back home after London visit to ailing President

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo back home after London visit to ailing President

The unannounced and brief trip has fuelled speculation over Buhari's illness, the details of which have not been made public, and whether he will be able to stand in the 2019 elections.

 

Suicide bombers kill two, wound 11 in attack in Niger: United Nation

Bombers killed two people and wounded 11 others at a U.N.-managed camp in Niger housing thousands of people who have fled Boko Haram violence in the first suicide attack in the region in a year, the U.N. refugee agency said on Friday.

Eight Chadian troops killed in clashes with Boko Haram

Eight Chadian soldiers were killed in fierce fighting with Boko Haram insurgents at the weekend on islands on Lake Chad.

Five killed in Boko Haram mine blast, ambush

Five people have been killed in a landmine explosion and a roadside ambush in northeast Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram.

Boko Haram traps starving people in Nigeria, UN warns

Two million people are teetering on the brink of famine in northeastern Nigeria but efforts to reach some are being thwarted by Boko Haram jihadists, the UN`s food agency said Thursday.

"Welcome our dear girls", Nigeria''s Buhari tells freed Chibok girls

"Welcome our dear girls", Nigeria''s Buhari tells freed Chibok girls

Although the kidnapping of the Chibok girls caught global attention, Boko Haram, which has pledged loyalty to Islamic State, has kidnapped thousands of adults and children.
 

Nigeria prisoner swap secures release of 82 Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists

Nigeria prisoner swap secures release of 82 Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists

Nigeria on Saturday said it had negotiated the release of 82 of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists more than three years ago, securing their freedom in a prisoner swap deal.

US, UK say Boko Haram wants to kidnap foreigners in northeast Nigeria

US, UK say Boko Haram wants to kidnap foreigners in northeast Nigeria

The United States and British governments are warning that the Boko Haram extremist group is actively planning to kidnap foreigners in northeast Nigeria.

Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari seen in public for first time in weeks

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday made his first public appearance in weeks, re- emerging amid mounting concerns about his health.

 

Nigeria marks third anniversary of schoolgirl kidnap

Nigerians rallied Friday to mark the third anniversary of the mass abduction of 276 schoolgirls by Boko Haram, as their parents cling to the hope that they can be safely returned.

Boko Haram torches military base a day after farmers killed

Boko Haram jihadists have torched a military base in northeast Nigeria, a day after the group killed seven people in a separate raid, residents said.

Vaccine shortage for Nigeria meningitis outbreak

Vaccine shortage for Nigeria meningitis outbreak

Meningitis is caused by different types of bacteria, six of which can cause epidemics.

Nigeria summons Indian envoy over attacks on African students; govt assures impartial probe into attack

Nigeria summons Indian envoy over attacks on African students; govt assures impartial probe into attack

Nigeria summoned the Indian envoy in Abuja to express displeasure over the attacks on Nigerian students in India.

Nigeria summons Indian envoy over attacks

Nigeria has summoned the Indian envoy in Abuja to express displeasure over the attacks on Nigerian students in India, the country's Foreign Office said.

African woman beat, kicked by cabbie in Greater Noida

African woman beat, kicked by cabbie in Greater Noida

Four Nigerian students were on Monday night attacked by a crowd near Pari Chowk in Greater Noida and two more were beaten up inside a shopping mall.