Latest News Update on nigeria
Related News Results:
Boko Haram now in control of key north-eastern Nigerian town of Damboa
London, July 22 : Militant Islamists in Nigeria have reportedly taken control of the key town of Damboa in north-eastern part of the country.
Indian hand in Nigerian research and education network
By Francis Kokutse, Lagos, July 20 : As India makes its presence felt across multiple development sectors in Africa, Nigeria is taking the help of an Indian firm to launch the country's first research and education network.
FIFA lifts ban on Nigeria
Johannesburg, July 19 : FIFA, on Friday, lifted the suspension of Nigeria from international competition over government interference in football.
FIFA lifts suspension of Nigeria FA
Lagos, July 19 : World football governing body, FIFA has lifted the suspension imposed on Nigeria Football Association (NFA) July 9.
German teacher abducted in Nigeria
Abuja, July 16 : A German technical teacher was abducted Wednesday in Nigeria's Adamawa state, media reported.
Top Boko Haram commander arrested in Nigeria
Abuja, July 16 : Police in Nigeria have arrested Mohammed Zakari, a senior commander of the Boko Haram sect, blamed for killing hundreds of people since 2009, a police officer said Tuesday.
Interpol hands over Nigeria bombing mastermind
Abuja, July 15 : Nigeria's defence headquarters Tuesday said Interpol had handed over the alleged mastermind of a bus station bombing which claimed at least 80 lives here in April.
Indian pharma firms face competition from Pakistan in Nigeria
By Francis Kokutse, Accra, July 13 : As Indian pharmaceutical companies prepare to increase the volume of their trade in Nigeria, it is becoming clear that they would have to compete companies from their closest neighbour, Pakistan, which have given the signal that they are keen to take a slice of ...
Over 160 civilians killed in Nigeria
Abuja, July 12 : At least 160 people have so far been killed in recent attacks in central Nigeria by unknown gunmen, a media report said Saturday.
UN to support Nigeria's anti-terrorism drive
Accra, July 11 : The UN announced Thursday it will adopt an integrated support package to complement Nigeria's anti-terrorism efforts within its borders.
FIFA suspends Nigeria from international football
London, July 10 : FIFA has reportedly been suspended Nigeria from all international football amid allegations of government interference in its football federation.
FIFA suspends Nigeria's FA
Lagos, July 10 : The world football governing body FIFA Wednesday announced the suspension of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) with immediate effect.
Lawmaker kidnapped in Nigeria
Lagos, July 9 : Nigeria's police in the southeastern state of Rivers Wednesday confirmed the abduction of a member of the state house of assembly by unidentified gunmen.
Nigerian held with cocaine valued Rs.70 lakh
New Delhi, July 9 : A Nigerian national was arrested here for trafficking 70 gram cocaine valued Rs.70 lakh in the international market, police said Wednesday.
Nigerian forces attack Boko Haram camps, 40 killed
Lagos, July 8 : Nigerian military has commenced air and ground bombardment of Boko Haram camps in the West African country's northeastern state of Borno, killing over 44 terrorists, the authorities said.
Nigeria: 63 women escape from Boko Haram captors
Nairobi, July 7 : Sixty three women abducted two weeks ago by Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram are reported to have escaped from their captors in the northeastern state of Borno, security sources said Monday.
Over 60 abducted Nigerian girls reported to have escaped from Boko ...
London, July 7 : It is being reported that over 60 Nigerian women and girls, who had been abducted by the Boko Haram Islamist militant group, have managed to escape.
56 killed in clashes between Nigerian troops, militants
Abuja, July 7 : At least 56 people were killed in clashes between security forces and Islamist militant group Boko Haram in Nigeria's Borno state, a media report said Monday.
OIC secretary-general condemns bomb attack in Nigeria
Jeddah, July 6 : Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Iyad Ameen Madani has strongly condemned the recent killings of a number of people in a suicide bomb attack in Nigeria.
Female recruiters of Boko Haram arrested
London, July 5 : Three women have reportedly been arrested in Nigeria for recruiting females for Boko Haram, the Islamist militant group, said the country's military establishment.
FIFA warning to Nigeria over government interference
Rio de Janeiro, July 5 : FIFA has expressed "great concern" at the Nigerian government's decision to appoint a sole administrator for the country's football federation.
Nigeria car bomb explosion toll 56
Lagos, July 2 : The toll in the car bomb explosion that rocked a busy market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri a day ago has risen to 56, civil defence sources told EFE Wednesday.
OIC condemns church attacks in Nigeria
Jeddah, July 2 : Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani has condemned the killing of at least 56 people and the destruction of churches in Nigeria.
Nigerian coach unhappy with refereeing
Brasilia, July 1 : Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi said that American referee Mark Geiger was unjust to his team after they lost 0-2 to France in the Round of 16 elimination match at the Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha here Monday.
Facing Nigeria was a physical challenge: Deschamps
Brasilia, July 1 : France coach Didier Deschamps has described his team's 2-0 win over Nigeria as a physical challenge.
10 killed in Nigerian market explosion
Abuja, July 1 : At least 10 people were killed and 15 injured Tuesday when a huge explosion went off in a market in northeast Nigeria's restive Borno state, an official said.
Huge explosion rocks Nigerian market
Abuja, July 1 : A huge explosion Tuesday went off at a market in northeast Nigeria's restive Borno state, an official said.
Nigerian military busts Boko Haram unit connected to abductions
Johannesburg, July 1 : The Nigerian military says that it has busted a terrorist intelligence cell and detained two women and a businessman for their role in the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls.
France beat Nigeria in last-16 clash to advance to WC quarterfinals
London, July 01 : France advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals by a 2-0 win over Nigeria in their last-16 match in Brasilia.
World Cup 2014: Nigeria coach Keshi resigns after team's exit
London, July 1 : Nigerian football team coach Stephen Keshi has stepped down from his position after the Super Eagles' exit from the World Cup in Brazil.