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Nigerian Ebola patient cured in the Netherlands
The Hague, Dec 19 : The Nigerian UN peacekeeper infected with Ebola has been cured after treatment in the Netherlands, it was announced Friday.
Boko Haram kills 33, kidnaps 200 villagers in Nigeria
London, Dec 19 : Militants have killed at least 33 people and kidnapped about 200 in north-eastern Nigeria, a survivor said.
Boko Haram kills 32, abducts 185 in Nigeria
Lagos, Dec 18 : Armed men suspected to be members of the deadly Boko Haram group have killed 32 people and abducted 185 others in Gumsuri village northeast Nigeria's Borno state, a security source and witnesses told Xinhua Thursday.
Nigerian Army court sentences 54 soldiers to death
Abuja, Dec 18 : A Nigerian military court has sentenced 54 soldiers to death for refusing to fight Boko Haram terrorists.
Nigerian Rasaq to boost Mohun Bagan defence
Kolkata, Dec 16 : City football giants Mohun Bagan Tuesday roped in Nigerian central defender Bello Oladimeji Rasaq on loan from Tollygunge Agragami for the ongoing domestic season.
Strategic and economic consequences of cheap oil
By Amit Kapoor : Crude oil prices have plummeted globally. The present levels have consequences for both oil exporting countries like Russia, Nigeria, Mexico and Venezuela and those in the Middle East, as well as developing economies like China and India that depend on imports for meeting the ...
Another Boko Haram attack in Nigeria, 13 killed
Abuja, Dec 12 : An overnight attack by the Boko Haram militant group in a remote town of Nigeria's northeastern Borno state killed at least 13 people, a security officer said Friday.
32 killed, 47 injured in Nigeria twin blasts
Lagos, Dec 12 : The Nigerian government confirmed Friday that 32 people were killed and 47 injured in twin suicide bomb blasts in the central north state of Plateau.
180 suspected Boko Haram militants killed: Cameroon military
Yaounde, Dec 12 : At least 180 militants suspected to be members of Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram were killed by Cameroon defence and security forces in the north of the country, a military source said Friday.
31 killed in Nigeria twin blasts
Abuja, Dec 12 : At least 31 bodies have so far been recovered from the scenes of two explosions that rocked in the Nigerian state of Plateau Thursday, a government spokesperson said.
Nigerian president retains deputy for 2015 polls
Abuja, Dec 11 : Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday announced that he would retain Vice President Namadi Sambo as his running mate for the February 2015 presidential election.
Two female suicide bombers behind Nigeria market attack
Abuja, Dec 11 : Two female suicide bombers were behind twin explosions which claimed dozens of lives at a market place in Nigeria's Kano state Wednesday, police said.
Dozens feared killed in Nigeria market explosion
Abuja, Dec 10 : Dozens of people were feared killed in an explosion that rocked a local market in Nigeria's northwestern state of Kano Wednesday, witnesses told Xinhua.
Two persons arrested in Goa with hashish
Panaji, Dec 10 : Two persons, including a Nigerian national, were arrested in the past 24 hours in Goa for possessing drugs, police said Wednesday.
27 Boko Haram militants killed in Nigeria military operations
Lagos, Dec 9 : At least 27 Boko Haram fighters were killed in two separate operations by troops in northeastern Nigeria's states of Borno and Bauchi in a bid to rid the areas of insurgency, the country's defence headquarters said Tuesday.
27 Boko Haram militants killed in Nigeria clashes
Kano, Dec 9 : At least 27 Boko Haram militants have been killed in a fierce exchange of fire with Nigerian army forces in the country's northeastern state of Borno, media reported Tuesday.
Suspected Boko Haram attack on Nigerian town kills dozens
Lagos, Dec 5 : An attack by suspected Boko Haram militants on Bajoga town in northeast Gombe state of Nigeria reportedly killed dozens Thursday, according to security forces and witnesses.
Nigerian author Ben Okri wins 'Bad Sex in Fiction award' for 'The Age ...
London, Dec 4 : Nigerian author Ben Okri has won the 'Bad Sex in Fiction award' 2014 for his book 'The Age of Magic'.
Nigerian held in Goa with party drug
Panaji, Dec 4 : A Nigerian national was arrested Thursday for possessing party drug LSD worth Rs.1 lakh, Goa Police said.
Security forces, Boko Haram fighting in Nigerian town
Abuja, Dec 4 : Militants of the Boko Haram outfit and Nigerian security forces are battling each other in Bajoga Town, near the capital of Gombe state in Nigeria's northeast, witnesses told Xinhua, citing heavy gunfire in the area.
Security forces battle Boko Haram in Nigerian town
Abuja, Dec 4 : Boko Haram fighters and security forces were Thursday battling each other in Bajoga town, near the capital of Gombe state in Nigeria's northeast, witnesses told Xinhua, citing heavy gunfire in the area.
Andhra seeks early release of youth kidnapped in Nigeria
Hyderabad, Dec 3 : The Andhra Pradesh government is in touch with the Indian embassy in Nigeria to seek early release of a youth allegedly kidnapped by unidentified gunmen.
Nigeria signs prisoner exchange agreement with Britain
Lagos, Dec 3 : Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Britain on prisoner exchange arrangements and immigration issues, an official said.
Curfew imposed in Nigerian city after Boko Haram attack
Abuja, Dec 2 : Authorities Tuesday imposed a 24-hour curfew on the city of Damaturu, capital of Nigeria's northeastern state of Yobe, following a deadly attack by Boko Haram Monday.
10 killed in Nigeria market bombing
Abuja, Dec 2 : At least 10 people were killed Monday in twin bomb blasts at a market in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the capital of northeastern Borno state, media reported.
Terror strikes Nigeria again, Boko Haram suspected
Lagos, Dec 1 : Terror struck Nigeria again when suspected Boko Haram militants targeted policemen in the northern city of Damaturu Monday.
Toll in Nigeria mosque attack touches 120
Abuja, Nov 29 : The triple bomb blasts at a mosque located within the Emir's Palace in the northern Nigerian city of Kano have killed as many as 120 people, according to media reports Saturday.
Indian among three workers kidnapped in Nigeria
Lagos, Nov 29 : An Indian is among three expatriate construction workers who were kidnapped in Nigeria's Bayelsa state, media reported Saturday.
At least 120 killed, 270 injured in Nigeria mosque attack
London, Nov 29 : Almost 120 people were killed and 270 were injured when two suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen opened fire on a Muslim gathering during Friday prayers in the central mosque in northern Nigeria's largest city of Kano, a rescue official said.
35 killed in attack on mosque in Nigeria
Abuja, Nov 29 : At least 35 people were killed and 150 others wounded Friday in a bomb blast at a mosque in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, police said.