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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. 

Nigerian Air Force dropped `two bombs` on town: Aid worker

The Nigerian Air Force dropped two bombs on the centre of a town where tens of thousands of people were seeking refuge from Boko Haram, according to an aid worker who witnessed the attack.

At least 76 killed in air strike on Nigerian refugee camp: ICRC

At least 76 people were killed in Tuesday`s accidental Nigerian Air Force strike on a refugee camp and more than 100 were wounded, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (ICRC) said on Wednesday. 

Nigeria mistakenly bombs refugee camp, kills at least 52

Nigeria mistakenly bombs refugee camp, kills at least 52

Among the wounded are Nigerians working for Doctors Without Borders and the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Boko Haram claims Nigeria university twin suicide bombing

Islamist militant group Boko Haram has said it was behind Monday's twin suicide bombing at a university in north-eastern Nigeria which killed two people. 

Suicide blasts in northeast Nigeria kill 2

Three suicide bombers exploded at a checkpoint where scores of people were being searched for a bustling weekly market today in Nigeria's northeastern town of Madagali, witnesses said.

Boko Haram targets Nigeria military base, militia

Boko Haram killed at least five soldiers at a military base in northeast Nigeria, while suicide bombers killed three people in the key city of Maiduguri, the authorities said today.

Nigerian with about Rs 54 L in new notes intercepted at Delhi airport

A Nigerian national was found in possession of about Rs 54 lakh in new notes on Friday at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here.

Nigerian troops rescued 1,880 civilians from Boko Haram in one week: Army

Nigerian troops have rescued 1,880 civilians from a Boko Haram redoubt in the restive northeast in the past week and arrested hundreds of insurgents, a military commander has said.

Van loses control, runs into assembly of schoolchildren in Nigeria; 12 dead, 19 injured

A van which lost control ran into an assembly of school children in Nigeria's northeastern state of Gombe, killing 12 children and injuring 19 others, police said on Wednesday.

110 extradition requests from Indian pending in various countries

  62 criminal fugitives, including those wanted for crimes related to terrorism, have been successfully brought back to Indian since 2002.

80,000 children will starve to death in Nigeria: UNICEF

Nearly a half million children will face starvation in northeastern Nigeria next year and 80,000 will die if they don't get treatment in the humanitarian crisis created by Boko Haram's Islamic uprising, the U.N. Children's Agency warned.

Death toll of Nigeria suicide blasts rises to 56

A total of 56 people lost their lives and 177 others were injured in Friday`s twin blasts that hit a crowded market in northeast Nigeria, a local official said Saturday.

Several feared dead as building collapses in Nigeria

Several people are feared dead and others injured after a church building collapsed in Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State in southern Nigeria, local authority said on Saturday.

Nigeria suicide attacks toll reaches 45: emergency service

Nigeria suicide attacks toll reaches 45: emergency service

Two female suicide bombers on Friday killed 45 people and wounded 33 others when they detonated their explosives in a crowded market in Nigeria`s restive northeast, the emergency service said.

Boko Haram jihadists kill five in Nigeria: Villagers

Hundreds of people living in the three villages fled for the relative safety of the town of Askira, located some 10 kilometres (six miles) away.

Nigeria declares 55 Boko Haram fighters wanted

Nigeria on Monday released a banner containing photographs and names of 55 Boko Haram wanted for various attacks and terror activities in the northeast where the military currently prosecute war against the insurgents.

Suicide bombers kills two in northeast Nigeria's Maiduguri

Suicide bombers in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the heart of a seven-year-old insurgency by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, killed two people, the state police commissioner said on Friday.