Suicide bomber in school uniform kills 47 in Nigeria

A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber disguised in school uniform killed 47 students in northeast Nigeria on Monday, in one of the worst attacks against schools teaching a so-called Western curriculum.

Nigerian leader visiting town of abducted girls

Maiduguri: President Goodluck Jonathan is expected today in the traumatized town from which Islamic extremists abducted more than 300 schoolgirls a month ago, a visit that one community leader says is "better late than never."

Nigeria first lady describes mystery illness

Nigeria`s first lady has described details of a mystery illness she had that the country`s presidency refused to discuss.

Nigerian Senate OKs ministerial nominees by President

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday approved 38 of the 39 ministers nominated by the country`s acting President Goodluck Jonathan, who recently sacked an entire cabinet appointed by ailing President Umaru Musa Yar`Adua.