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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.

Yogi Adityanath assures fair, impartial probe into attack on Nigerian students

Yogi Adityanath assures fair, impartial probe into attack on Nigerian students

The incident comes as locals protested following the death of a Class 12 student in Greater Noida`s NSG Black Cats Enclave due to suspected drug overdose.

Boko Haram leader in new video vows to establish caliphate

 Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau in a new video is vowing to continue his insurgency until he establishes an Islamic caliphate across West and Central Africa.

Suicide bombers blow themselves up in Nigeria's Maiduguri; four killed, many wounded

Three suicide bombers killed four people and injured eight others in a village near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a police spokesman said on Sunday. 

Nine killed in suspected Boko Haram attack

Seven attackers and two Cameroonian soldiers were killed in an attack by suspected Nigerian Islamic sect Boko Haram in Cameroon`s Far North Region on Saturday.

Two female bombers killed in foiled attack in Nigeria

Civilian vigilantes foiled a suicide attack on the outskirts of Nigeria's flashpoint city of Maiduguri, killing two teenaged female bombers, police said today.

Nigeria's ailing President Buhari returns home: Witness

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned home on Friday after nearly two months of medical leave in Britain, state television and a Reuters witness said.

Half of 4.3 million TB cases were not documented in India, Indonesia, Nigeria: WHO

Half of 4.3 million TB cases were not documented in India, Indonesia, Nigeria: WHO

World Health Organization (WHO) has said that almost half of the estimated 4.3 million cases of tuberculosis cases worldwide were not documented in 2015 by the health authorities in India, Indonesia and Nigeria.

UN chief arrives on emergency visit to Somalia for famine

The United Nations estimates that 5 million people in Somalia need aid, amid warnings of a famine. 

Nigerians told to avoid non-essential travel to United States

Nigeria is advising its citizens against all but essential travel to the United States because of the lack of clarity on new immigration rules, the government said on Monday.

Multiple blasts rock Nigerian city: Emergency service

Multiple explosions rocked the outskirts of Nigeria`s northeastern city of Maiduguri early Friday.

Nigeria summons South Africa ambassador over anti-immigrant violence

Nigeria on Thursday said it had summoned South Africa's top diplomat to register its fears about a fresh wave of violence against immigrants near Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Kenyan woman lodges rape complaint against Nigerian man

A woman from Kenya has lodged an FIR here against a Nigerian man for allegedly raping her and pushing her into prostitution, police said on Thursday.

Group says 11 killed at Nigeria pro-Trump rally; police deny it

A member of a separatist group in southern Nigeria says 11 people were killed when security forces cracked down on a demonstration in support of US President-elect Donald Trump, though police deny there were any deaths.

Botched Nigeria air strike killed 90: MSF

Most of the victims of the strike in the country's northeast on Tuesday were women and children, MSF said. Nigeria has said an air force board of inquiry will investigate the incident.