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100 die in severe flooding in Nigeria: relief agency

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday he had approved the release of three billion naira (USD 8.3 million, 7.1 million euros) to buy medical and relief materials.

published on : 18th September 2018

Nigeria troops repel fresh Boko Haram base attack

Scores of fighters attacked the base in Damasak, in the far north of Borno state, on Wednesday evening, firing heavy artillery in an apparent bid to overrun it.

published on : 13th September 2018

'Several' killed after explosion in Nigeria gas filling station: Presidency

There was no immediate confirmation of the death toll after the blast at the plant in the state capital Lafia but dozens of people were also said to have suffered burns.

published on : 11th September 2018

US to launch drone strikes in Niger against IS, Al-Qaeda: Report

Nigerien and US officials told the newspaper that Central Intelligence Agency operatives have been flying surveillance drones from a small airport in the town of Dirkou.

published on : 10th September 2018

Boko Haram captures Nigerian town after troop attack

Local officials and security sources said scores of fighters believed to be loyal to a Boko Haram faction backed by the Islamic State group overran troops in Gudumbali.

published on : 9th September 2018

Nineteen killed in fresh violence in central Nigeria

In June, herders were blamed for attacks on 11 villages in Barakin Ladi which killed more than 200 people from farming communities.

published on : 4th September 2018

11 killed in Nigeria attack

The attackers stormed Lopandet Dwei Du area of the city and unleashed terror by shooting indiscriminately at the residents, said police spokesman Terna Tyopev.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Boko Haram military base attack death toll hits 48

Search operations are still ongoing and more bodies are likely to be recovered. Another military source confirmed the new death toll. So far (the) bodies of 48 troops have been recovered.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Nigerian among two held for drug peddling

The accused were residing in a rented house in Avalahalli near KR Puram.

published on : 30th August 2018

With minutes left, Nigeria avoids FIFA ban

FIFA said it had received confirmation that its recognised leadership team under Amaju Pinnick had been 'given back effective control of the NFF and its offices'.

published on : 20th August 2018

At least six dead in northeast Nigeria after Boko Haram attack

The attacks on civilians come after the Islamists have launched a series of assaults against Nigerian troops, putting pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari's government.

published on : 20th August 2018

Nigeria's Victor Moses announces international retirement

He won the 2016-17 Premier League title with Chelsea but has not started a match under new manager Maurizio Sarri this season.

published on : 15th August 2018

FIFA threatens to suspend Nigeria, Ghana

Nigeria will face the wrath of FIFA unless "the Nigeria Football Federation offices are not handed back to the legitimate NFF executive committee.

published on : 14th August 2018

21 die, 29 escape in northern Nigeria boat capsize

The passengers were heading to Garin Kare village on the other side of the river to check on their homes, which they deserted following deadly raids last month by suspected cattle thieves.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Nigeria coach Salisu Yusuf denies cash inducement claims

Salisu Yusuf's expose has led to the resignation of the head of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, after he was accused of soliciting bribes and kickbacks.

published on : 24th July 2018
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