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Ill Nigerian president appears in rare photo – presidency

Jul 24, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Buhari has spent most of this year in London receiving treatment for an unspecified medical condition

Ill Nigerian president appears in rare photo – presidency

Nigeria's ex-oil minister battles slew of graft cases

Jul 23, 2017 - 12:38 PM

Diezani Alison-Madueke is the first female minister of petroleum resources whose term was marred by corruption allegations

Nigeria's ex-oil minister battles slew of graft cases

Nigerian military blames homeless for botched air strike

Jul 22, 2017 - 10:19 AM

(UPDATED) Charity group Doctors Without Borders says they are 'extremely worried' by the Nigerian military's statement 6 months after the bombing

Nigerian military blames homeless for botched air strike

4 suicide bombers kill 15 in Maiduguri, Nigeria – police

Jul 12, 2017 - 9:09 PM

'The bombers detonated IEDs (improvised explosive devices) strapped to their bodies at different locations of the area, killing 19 people, including the bombers,' he says, adding 23 people are injured

4 suicide bombers kill 15 in Maiduguri, Nigeria – police

Conflict-zone contraception for the Boko Haram homeless

Jul 10, 2017 - 3:59 PM

According to the International Rescue Committee, internally displaced people are 'extremely vulnerable to sexual abuse'

Conflict-zone contraception for the Boko Haram homeless

Calls for clarity over Nigeria's absent president

Jul 06, 2017 - 3:20 PM

Beyond official denials of rumors that he is terminally ill and even dead, questions about President Muhammadu Buhari's health have been met with a deafening silence

Calls for clarity over Nigeria's absent president

Boko Haram fighters found posing as refugees – Nigeria

Jul 02, 2017 - 12:40 AM

'They were arrested during screening of the returnees at the border town of Banki by security personnel,' an official says

Boko Haram fighters found posing as refugees – Nigeria

World population to reach 9.8 billion in 2050, UN says

Jun 22, 2017 - 8:33 AM

India's numbers will surpass China's in just 7 years, and Nigeria will overtake the United States by 2050 to become the third most populous country in the world, the UN says

World population to reach 9.8 billion in 2050, UN says

Suicide bombers kill 16 in NE Nigeria

Jun 19, 2017 - 7:19 PM

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says the attacks took place at about 8:45 pm (1945 GMT) on Sunday close to the Dalori camp at Kofa village, near the Borno state capital Maiduguri

Suicide bombers kill 16 in NE Nigeria

UN Population Fund chief dies

Jun 06, 2017 - 12:21 AM

Babatunde Osotimehin passes away suddenly at his home on Sunday evening, June 4, according to a statement from UNFPA

UN Population Fund chief dies

Another kidnapped Chibok girl free in Nigeria

May 18, 2017 - 8:18 AM

The girl's escape, announced by the Nigerian government, means 107 of the 219 schoolgirls held by the jihadists since April 2014 are now free

Another kidnapped Chibok girl free in Nigeria

Chibok girl refused to be part of release deal – Nigeria

May 09, 2017 - 10:30 PM

(UPDATED) Presidency spokesman Garba Shehu: 'One said, 'No, I have a husband. I'm happy where I am'. And then 82 came back.'

Chibok girl refused to be part of release deal – Nigeria

Nigeria president vows support for freed Chibok girls

May 08, 2017 - 11:04 AM

President Buhari: 'I cannot express in a few words how happy I am to welcome our dear girls back to freedom'

Nigeria president vows support for freed Chibok girls

Nigeria prisoner swap secures release of 82 Chibok girls

May 07, 2017 - 7:48 AM

(UPDATED) The presidency announces that months of talks with the jihadists has 'yielded results,' just over 6 months after 21 of their classmates were freed with the help of international mediators

Nigeria prisoner swap secures release of 82 Chibok girls

Father of Chibok girls, 3 years on: 'I lost my peace'

Apr 16, 2017 - 12:34 PM

Three years after Boko Haram abducted 276 girls, many grief-stricken families still wait for their children to return

Father of Chibok girls, 3 years on: 'I lost my peace'

Nigeria marks 3 years since mass schoolgirl kidnap

Apr 14, 2017 - 10:01 PM

The Bring Back Our Girls movement has been urging President Muhammadu Buhari to ramp up efforts to free the 195 Chibok schoolgirls still believed held by Boko Haram

Nigeria marks 3 years since mass schoolgirl kidnap

Meningitis outbreak death estimate rises to 489 in Nigeria – official

Apr 13, 2017 - 8:06 AM

At least 5 northern states – Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina, Kebbi, Niger – and the Federal Capital Territory have been affected by the epidemic over the past 5 months

Meningitis outbreak death estimate rises to 489 in Nigeria – official

World faces worst humanitarian crisis since WWII – UN

Mar 11, 2017 - 8:59 PM

UN's humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien calls for an urgent mobilization of funds for northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen to 'avert a catastrophe'

World faces worst humanitarian crisis since WWII – UN

Thousands flee Boko Haram attacks around Nigeria's Chibok – IOM

Mar 02, 2017 - 10:22 AM

Boko Haram's Islamist insurgency has left at least 20,000 people dead in northeast Nigeria since it began in 2009 and has displaced more than 2.6 million others

Thousands flee Boko Haram attacks around Nigeria's Chibok – IOM

1.4 million children face famine in 4 countries – UNICEF

Feb 21, 2017 - 11:00 AM

These children in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen could die from severe malnutrition this year

1.4 million children face famine in 4 countries – UNICEF

Botched Nigeria air strike may have killed up to 236 people

Jan 22, 2017 - 9:34 AM

Local official: 'From what the people who buried the dead victims with their hands told me, not those who treated the wounded, they buried 234 dead'

Botched Nigeria air strike may have killed up to 236 people

Air strike on displaced camp in Nigeria 'kills 52'

Jan 18, 2017 - 1:51 PM

An air force jet accidentally bombs a camp in northeast Nigeria instead of Boko Haram militants, medical charity MSF says

Air strike on displaced camp in Nigeria 'kills 52'

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 9, 2017

Jan 09, 2017 - 11:21 AM

Hello! Here are the top stories you shouldn't miss this Monday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 9, 2017

Nigeria marks 1,000 days since kidnap of Chibok girls

Jan 09, 2017 - 1:00 AM

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says his government is committed to finding the remaining 195 schoolgirls who were abducted almost 3 years ago

Nigeria marks 1,000 days since kidnap of Chibok girls

10-year-old girl used as human bomb in Nigeria attack

Jan 01, 2017 - 7:59 PM

The girl approached a crowd buying noodles from a food vendor and detonated her explosives, witnesses and aid workers say

10-year-old girl used as human bomb in Nigeria attack

Boko Haram leader in new video says group safe, not crushed

Dec 29, 2016 - 8:27 PM

'We are safe. We have not been flushed out of anywhere. And tactics and strategies cannot reveal our location except if Allah wills by his decree,' the group's leader says

Boko Haram leader in new video says group safe, not crushed

Nigerian troops foil suicide attack in restive city

Dec 26, 2016 - 10:21 PM

One of the two suicide bombers blew herself up, injuring several people, while the other was arrested by vigilant soldiers

Nigerian troops foil suicide attack in restive city

11 children killed as bus runs into Muslim procession in Nigeria

Dec 21, 2016 - 8:05 PM

An angry mob attacks the bus driver and beats him to death

11 children killed as bus runs into Muslim procession in Nigeria

No way home for victims of Boko Haram

Dec 14, 2016 - 3:45 PM

Many reclaimed towns are charred, looted ruins still vulnerable to Boko Haram attacks, so people live in the guarded camps, cut off from any means of supporting themselves and dependent on external aid

No way home for victims of Boko Haram

Toll rises to 60 after Nigeria church roof collapses

Dec 11, 2016 - 11:00 PM

Akwa Ibom state governor Emmanuel Udom, a survivor of the tragedy, declares two days of official mourning

Toll rises to 60 after Nigeria church roof collapses

Gunmen kill 4 guards in Nigeria's oil hub

Nov 23, 2016 - 3:51 PM

4 members of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), a paramilitary agency of the government, are killed November 21 at the installation at Omoku, near the oil hub of Port Harcourt

Gunmen kill 4 guards in Nigeria's oil hub

Nigeria rescues one Chibok schoolgirl near Cameroon border – army

Nov 05, 2016 - 7:26 PM

The government says it was hoping to secure the release of 83 other girls believed to be from Chibok being held by a different factions of Boko Haram

Nigeria rescues one Chibok schoolgirl near Cameroon border – army

Boko Haram frees 21 Chibok girls, raising hope for others

Oct 13, 2016 - 7:32 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The Nigerian government denies that the girls were exchanged for Boko Haram prisoners, saying 'this is not a swap'

Boko Haram frees 21 Chibok girls, raising hope for others

Even darker days for Nigeria, as power supply gets worse

Oct 02, 2016 - 12:15 PM

Even at the best of times Nigeria, which is home to more than 170 million people, ranks among the lowest countries in the world for energy consumption at just 155 kilowatt hours per person

Even darker days for Nigeria, as power supply gets worse

Embattled Boko Haram leader Shekau resurfaces in video

Sep 25, 2016 - 4:30 PM

(4th UPDATE) 'Oh tyrants, I'm in a happy state, in good health and in safety,' says Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau in a YouTube video

Embattled Boko Haram leader Shekau resurfaces in video

15 workers kidnapped in Nigeria's oil hub – police

Sep 03, 2016 - 10:07 PM

The workers were on their way to their office in Port Harcourt when they were seized by unknown gunmen, says a police spokesman

15 workers kidnapped in Nigeria's oil hub – police

Nigeria's Buhari says Boko Haram leader 'wounded'

Aug 28, 2016 - 7:55 PM

'Indeed their top hierarchy and lower cadre have a problem. They are not holding any territory and they have split to small groups attacking soft targets,' adds Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria's Buhari says Boko Haram leader 'wounded'

Nigeria oil rebels announce conditional ceasefire

Aug 21, 2016 - 9:50 PM

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) says the ruling party should stop moves 'to arrest, intimidate, invade, and harass innocent citizens'

Nigeria oil rebels announce conditional ceasefire

wRap Olimpiade hari ini: Minggu, 21 Agustus 2016

Aug 21, 2016 - 6:27 PM

Apa saja yang terjadi di Olimpiade Rio 2016 sejauh ini?

wRap Olimpiade hari ini: Minggu, 21 Agustus 2016

Honduras vs Nigeria: Misi membawa pulang kebanggaan

Aug 20, 2016 - 3:39 PM

Nigeria tak boleh pulang dengan tangan hampa. Peluang meraih medali perunggu di depan mata.

Honduras vs Nigeria: Misi membawa pulang kebanggaan

Nigeria vs Jerman: Mimpi ulangi memori 1996

Aug 17, 2016 - 9:35 PM

Dua puluh tahun lalu Nigeria meraih medali emas sepak bola di Olimpiade. Para penerusnya memimpikan hal yang sama.

Nigeria vs Jerman: Mimpi ulangi memori 1996

Nigerian journalist wanted over Chibok girls

Aug 15, 2016 - 8:15 PM

The announcement comes a day after Boko Haram released a new video purportedly showing some of the more than 200 girls who were seized by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria in April 2014

Nigerian journalist wanted over Chibok girls

New Boko Haram video 'shows Chibok girls'

Aug 14, 2016 - 6:24 PM

(UPDATED) The 11-minute video shows girls with veils sitting on the ground and standing in the background

New Boko Haram video 'shows Chibok girls'

Spain gets first basketball win despite security scare

Aug 12, 2016 - 1:40 PM

In other action, Lithuania emerged victorious against Argentina

Spain gets first basketball win despite security scare

USA topples Nigeria in final pre-Olympic basketball contest

Aug 02, 2016 - 1:51 PM

A half-dozen Americans finish in double figures, including Carmelo Anthony, who tallies a team high 19 points

USA topples Nigeria in final pre-Olympic basketball contest

Nigerian behind $60M online fraud network arrested – Interpol

Aug 01, 2016 - 4:46 PM

According to a statement from Interpol, 'The network compromised email accounts of small to medium businesses around the world including in Australia, Canada, India, Malaysia, Romania, South Africa, Thailand and the United States'

Nigerian behind $60M online fraud network arrested – Interpol

UN humanitarian convoy in Nigeria ambushed by Boko Haram

Jul 29, 2016 - 6:06 PM

'The convoy was travelling from Bama to Maiduguri in Borno State, Nigeria, returning from delivering desperately needed assistance when it was ambushed,' UNICEF says

UN humanitarian convoy in Nigeria ambushed by Boko Haram

Indonesia rejects international pleas to halt executions

Jul 28, 2016 - 3:38 PM

Indonesia rejects appeals from the UN and EU to halt the execution of 14 drug convicts including foreigners, as speculation mounts they could face the firing squad in a matter of hours

Indonesia rejects international pleas to halt executions

UN delivers food to starving displaced by Boko Haram

Jul 23, 2016 - 1:00 PM

It is the first aid delivery to the thousands of internally displaced in the northeast region in the last 4 months following deadly Boko Haram raids

UN delivers food to starving displaced by Boko Haram

Brexit to drag on global growth through 2017 – IMF

Jul 19, 2016 - 10:50 PM

The International Monetary Fund now predicts global economic growth to be 3.1% this year and 3.4% in 2017

Brexit to drag on global growth through 2017 – IMF