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Sunday, July 25, 2021



‘Sign of apocalypse?’: Rare five-horned ram in Nigeria prompts reactions

July 22, 2021 11:46 am

People were busy buying animals for Eid al-Adha when they came across the animal in a market in Nigeria’s largest city Lagos.

Explained: The bandits operating in Nigeria, who kidnapped 150 schoolkids

July 07, 2021 7:21 am

This is the tenth such attack and mass kidnapping of children since December 2020 in Nigeria.

Nearly 150 students missing after gunmen raid Nigerian school

July 05, 2021 10:26 pm

Armed men, known locally as bandits, have made an industry of kidnapping students for ransom in northwest Nigeria, with Kaduna state particularly hard hit. They have taken nearly 1,000 people from schools since December last year, more than 150 of whom remain missing.

A little bit of kindness

June 18, 2021 7:45 am

There’s only one solution to the social media culture of outrage and bullying, the toll it takes

Explained: Nigerian govt joins Koo; what this means for Twitter's India-made rival

June 14, 2021 11:58 am

Less than a week after banning Twitter, the Nigerian government has joined Koo. What does this mean for the India-made rival microblogging website?

Nigerian government-enforced Twitter suspension takes effect

June 06, 2021 12:40 pm

The Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria said in a statement that its members have suspended access to Twitter in compliance with a government directive to do so.

After Twitter suspension, Koo aims for focussed Nigeria push

June 06, 2021 10:19 am

Nigeria’s decision to suspend Twitter in the country reportedly came as a result of the US-based social networking platform deleting a tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari for violating rules.

Nigeria says it suspends Twitter days after president's post removed

June 04, 2021 11:47 pm

Information Minister Lai Mohammed said the government had acted because of "the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria's corporate existence".

Gunmen free more than 1,800 inmates in attack on Nigerian prison

April 06, 2021 3:48 pm

The police said attackers used explosives to blast the administrative block of the prison and entered the prison yard.

In the shadow of Nollywood, filmmakers examine Boko Haram

March 23, 2021 10:55 am

Films like the “The Milkmaid,” “The Delivery Boy”; “Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram” and “Daughters of Chibok,” have examined the magnitude of violence the extremist faction has inflicted on northern parts of Africa’s most populous country and the neighboring countries of Niger and Cameroon.