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Friday, December 14, 2018

NIGERIA

NIGERIA

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari met 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from Boko Haram extremists - then made a shock announcement that he was leaving...

Five Boko Haram commanders have been released in exchange for the freedom of 82 Chibok schoolgirls, a Nigerian government official said. The confirmation of...

Nigeria's meningitis outbreak has killed at least 745 people, health officials said. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said 8,057 suspected meningitis cases have...

Food aid will be cut for more than a million Nigerians affected by Boko Haram's insurgency if promised funding from the international community does...

Nigerian security officials say they have thwarted plans by Boko Haram members to attack the embassies of the United States and Britain. A statement by...

Nigeria is seizing one of Africa's richest oil blocs and could prosecute petroleum giants Shell and Eni over a corruption scandal, court documents show. The...

A Nigerian Air Force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists has mistakenly bombed a refugee camp, killing more than 100 refugees...

Nearly half a million children will face starvation in north-eastern Nigeria next year and 80,000 will die unless they receive treatment, amid the humanitarian...

Italy's populist opposition 5-Star Movement says it is ready to run the country after voters triggered the demise of prime minister Matteo Renzi with...

Boko Haram fighters are overrunning villages near the Nigerian town of Chibok, forcing hundreds of people to flee as they loot and burn in...