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Suspected Boko Haram Islamists kill at least 30 in northeast Nigeria -residents

February 11, 2020 9:27 am

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday condemned the attack, adding that the was receiving more military hardware and intelligence to counter the current security challenges, a statement from the presidential office said.

Hundreds of boys, men freed from torture building in Nigeria

September 27, 2019 10:20 pm

Police say hundreds of boys, men freed from Nigeria building where they were beaten, starved

Stories can repair broken dignity: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

August 24, 2019 9:18 am

In her 18-minute talk Adichie brings in personal anecdotes of learning things and unlearning them; of seeing the world through the prism of innocence.

Snake inside Nigerian parliament sends lawmakers scampering, adjourn session indefinitely

July 26, 2019 9:49 pm

“We were about to enter a full session when a big snake came out of the room. This disrupted our meeting and we had to leave in a hurry,” said Ondo State Parliament spokesman Olugbenga Omole.

Nigeria signs Africa free trade agreement

July 07, 2019 10:27 pm

In signing the deal at the African Union summit in Niger, Muhammadu Buhari called on the contient's nations to band together to attract investment, grow local manufacturing and combat smuggling.

Five abducted Indian sailors in Nigeria rescued after over two months in captivity: Mansukh Mandaviya

June 28, 2019 8:28 pm

Mandaviya said the seafarers from the vessel 'MT Apecus' were kidnapped and taken ashore from the vessel in the outer anchorage off Bonny Island in Nigeria on April 19.

Explained: How India and the world are ageing

August 30, 2019 12:30 pm

From UN population report, takeaways: twice as many over-65 persons as under-5s by 2050, rising populations in some countries and falling in others, life expectancy gap between rich & poor countries.

Triple suicide attack kills at least 30 in northeast Nigeria

June 17, 2019 4:36 pm

Three suicide bombers detonated explosives in the village of Konduga, 25km (15 miles) from Maiduguri, the state capital of Borno state, on Sunday night, village head Bulama Kalli said.

Nigeria's UN envoy elected GA President, says will hasten UNSC reform process

June 05, 2019 3:19 pm

Congratulating Muhammad-Bande on his election, India's UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin tweeted, “A friend of India is elected as next Prez of @UN General Assembly. Congratulations from all of team @IndiaUNNewYork to Prof Tijjani Muhammad Bande of Nigeria on his election by acclamation."

A race to save children in Nigeria collapse, but 8 people are dead

March 14, 2019 10:19 am

Scenes of horror and grief surrounded the building that had housed the Ohel Nursery and Primary School on Wednesday, as terrified parents and hundreds of onlookers hoped for the best. At least 70 people were inside the building at 10 a.m. when it fell, and possibly many more, neighbours said.