Cameroon says German hostage held by Boko Haram freed

Nigeria A German hostage kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria six months ago has been freed after a military raid led by Cameroonian forces and their allies, Cameroon said Wednesday.

Nigerian uses India Post for smuggling; nabbed with contraband

A Nigerian national was on Wednesday arrested here for allegedly attempting to smuggle drugs, concealed in three cartons, to South Africa and Guinea through the government postal system, police said.

Jonathan promises free, fair Nigerian poll in 2015

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday assured the international community that his government will stage free and credible elections next year, a statement said.

Nigerian president urged to declare `total war` on Boko Haram

Nigerian senators said Tuesday they will meet with President Goodluck Jonathan to press him to declare "total war" on Boko Haram, in a sign of frustration and concern over worsening security.

Nigerian groups clash in Khirki Extension, 1 injured

About 30 armed Nigerian nationals, allegedly involved in illegal drug trade, engaged in a bloody clash in south Delhi's Khirki Extension area leaving one man seriously injured and the residents terrified.

East Bengal prevail 3-1 over arch rival Mohun Bagan in Kolkata derby
East Bengal prevail 3-1 over arch rival Mohun Bagan in Kolkata derby

Ranti Martins struck a double to help defending champions East Bengal prevail over arch rivals Mohun Bagan 3-1 in the season's first derby here Sunday.

Boko Haram leader says ruling Nigerian town by Islamic law

The leader of Nigeria`s Islamist group Boko Haram said his fighters were now ruling the captured northeastern town of Gwoza "by Islamic law", in the first video to state a territorial claim in more than five years of violent insurrection.

Thousands fled Boko Haram violence in last week: Relief agency

Boko Haram violence has forced more than 6,000 people in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno to flee their homes within the last week, the country`s main relief agency said on Wednesday.

Nigerian leader defends decision to abducted girls` town

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday defended his decision to cancel a visit to the town of Chibok from where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamist militants more than a month ago.

Enyeama makes history as he wins Africa player of Ligue 1 award

Vincent Enyeama became the first Nigerian, the first goalkeeper and first player from English speaking Africa to be named France`s Ligue 1 African player of the season on Monday.

US fears kidnapped Nigerian girls taken out of country

The United States on Monday said that it is concerned that many of the 276 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped in northern Nigeria three weeks ago have been moved out of the country.

Nigerian national and two others held with six kg ganja

A Nigerian national and two others were arrested from Paibigha bazar area in Bihar`s Gaya district after they were found to be carrying contraband substance with them, a police officer said.

Odemwingie strike maintains Stoke momentum

Peter Odemwingie scored for the third game running as Stoke City continued their impressive form with a 1-0 win over Hull City in the Premier League on Saturday.

Nigerian-run fake job racket busted, 18 arrested

With the arrest of 18 people including two Nigerian nationals, Delhi Police has claimed to have busted a major racket in which fraudulent mails offering jobs to gullible youths in several reputed companies were sent to dupe them of lakhs of rupees.

90 bodies found in Nigeria after attacks: Official

A day after deadly attack by Boko Haram, a total of 90 corpses have been recovered and buried in Nigeria northeast town of Bama, a senior official said Thursday.

Attack in central Nigeria kills 13, including 9 children: Official

Gunmen killed 13 people, including nine children, in a raid on a village in central Nigeria on Thursday, an official said, the latest violence to hit a region wracked by years of sectarian conflict.

Nigeria military outgunned by Boko Haram, governor says

The governor of Nigeria`s embattled Borno state warned President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday that the military is outgunned in its fight against Boko Haram and more troops are urgently needed.

Extremists kill 12 in Nigerian Christian villages

Witnesses say suspected Islamic militants killed 12 civilians in weekend attacks on two Christian villages in Muslim-dominated northeast Nigeria.

Tripura probing juvenile home death of Nigerian

No headway has yet been made into the probe on the death of Nigerian 17-year-old footballer Auro Azendu Joel, who was found dead in a juvenile home in Tripura three days ago, officials said Saturday.

Tripura probing juvenile home death of Nigerian

No headway has yet been made into the probe on the death of Nigerian 17-year-old footballer Auro Azendu Joel, who was found dead in a juvenile home in Tripura three days ago, officials said.