Nigeria

Nigeria seeks Interpol’s help to arrest 3 who stole Ksh900M from Central Bank using ex-President’s signature

By | 1 week ago

Nigeria is seeking Interpol’s help to arrest three suspects who allegedly stole $6.2 million/Ksh902 million from the central bank, using the for...

Nigeria: People turn to throw-away rice for food as cost of living soars

By | 1 week ago

As the rising cost of living continues to bite, many in northern Nigeria are turning to rice grains that millers normally reject after processing or s...

Roofs of houses in Nigeria.
Man killed by mob for alleged blasphemy

By | 8 months ago

A Muslim man in northern Nigeria has been killed by a mob for alleged blasphemy. Usman Buda, who worked as a butcher at the Sokoto city abattoir, R...

PROFILE: Meet Yakubu, Nigeria’s ‘Chebukati’
PROFILE: Meet Yakubu, Nigeria’s ‘Chebukati’

By | 12 months ago

As Nigerians face an important milestone in the history of the country, one of those at the centre of activity is the Chairman of the Independent Nati...

Catholic priest burned to death, another shot in north Nigeria
Catholic priest burned to death, another shot in north Nigeria

By | 1 year ago

Gunmen burned a Catholic priest to death and shot and injured his colleague in northwest Nigeria on Sunday, police said, the latest violence raising c...

17-year-old boy arrested for impregnating 10 women in Nigeria
17-year-old boy arrested for impregnating 10 women in Nigeria

By | 1 year ago

A 17-year-old Nigerian boy has been detained by the Rivers State Police Command in Nigeria for allegedly impregnating 10 women. The minor identified a...

At least 10 dead, 60 missing after boat capsizes in Nigeria's Anambra state
At least 10 dead, 60 missing after boat capsizes in Nigeria’s Anambra state

By | 1 year ago

At least 10 people have died and another 60 are missing after a boat capsized in Nigeria’s southeastern Anambra state, officials said on Saturda...

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Police free dozens from church where they were waiting for return of Jesus

By | 2 years ago

Police in Nigeria have rescued 77 people, including children, from a church where they were confined in the southwestern state of Ondo to witness the ...

Mass shooting at Nigeria church kills dozens. PHOTO/Courtesy
Mass shooting at Nigeria church kills dozens

By | 2 years ago

A Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria became the site of a bloody attack on Sunday, according to local lawmakers. Attackers stormed into...

Former Migori Senator Wilfred Machage is dead

By | 2 years ago

Kenya’s High Commissioner to Nigeria Wilfred Machage has died. The ex-Migori senator’s family confirmed that he succumbed to an illness th...

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