Nineteen people were killed in Thursday night's attack on a Cameroonian village by Nigeria-based Boko Haram militants, a security source said in an updated toll, adding that most of the victims were beheaded.
Nigeria air traffic controllers on Friday suspended a strike that had grounded all domestic flights, but warned that a more damaging work stoppage would be launched next week if their demands were not met.
As Nigeria remembered with much pain and sadness the tragic abductions of more than 200 Chibok school girls exactly a year ago, a report by the Amnesty International only added to the anguish saying, that the terror group has kidnapped some 2,000 girls since the start of 2014 and forced them into sex slavery or trained them to join the attacks.
The party of Nigeria's president-elect Muhammadu Buhari has won governorship elections in a majority of the country's 36 states, building its strength nationwide after a historic presidential win, official results today showed.
The party of Nigeria`s president-elect Muhammadu Buhari has won governorship elections in a majority of Nigeria`s 36 states, building its strength nationwide after a historic presidential win, official results on Monday showed.
Nigeria`s ruling People`s Democratic Party (PDP) won the governorship election in oil hub Rivers state with 1,029,120 votes, the electoral commission in state capital Port Harcourt said early on Monday.