Nigeria

UN condemns castration for rapists in Nigeria

By | 2 weeks ago

The law says males convicted of raping a child under the age of 14 should be surgically castrated and given the death penalty. ...

A 46-year-old man from Bulapesa Sub-Location in Isiolo Town has been arrested on suspicion of defiling an 18-month old baby. [PHOTO | FILE]
Nigeria governor approves law to castrate, remove fallopian tubes of child rapists

By | 1 month ago

The governor of Nigeria’s north-western Kaduna state, Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai, has signed a law providing tough penalties for convicted rapists. The la...

Newspaper condemns ‘verbal assault’ on journalist: VIDEO

By | 2 months ago

A Nigerian newspaper has condemned a former government minister for what it termed as a verbal assault on its journalist who had questioned the source...

Twenty six KCSE candidates were on Wednesday, November 6 arrested in Starehe, Nairobi on suspicion of engaging in exam fraud. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Over 1.5m Nigerian high school students begin final exams

By | 2 months ago

Nigeria has the highest number of candidates by far - with more than 1.5 million students in more than 19,000 schools....

Akinwumi Adesina
Ex-president to lead probe on African bank chief

By | 4 months ago

Panel to review a report of the AfDB Ethics Committee, which cleared Mr Adesina of corruption accusations in early May....

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Buhari orders investigation into presidential palace shooting

By | 4 months ago

The shooting happened at Aso Rock after a fight between one of Muhammadu Buhari's aides and his wife's bodyguards....

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari. [PHOTO | FILE]
Buhari ‘safe’ after incident involving his guards

By | 4 months ago

Buhari's spokesperson says security officers assigned to the president's residence will also be investigated for their handling of weapons....

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Man arrested after 40 people raped in small town

By | 5 months ago

The police say the spate of rapes included an attack on an 80-year-old and children as young as 10 years old....

The testing is part of an effort to understand how widespread the infection is on the continent. [PHOTO | FILE]
Top Nigerian leader tests positive for coronavirus

By | 5 months ago

A top Nigerian leader has tested positive for coronavirus amid surging cases in the populous West African country....

Nigeria impounds British plane for ‘flouting ban’

By | 5 months ago

Nigeria has impounded a British aircraft that is alleged to have flouted a ban aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus. Aviation Minister Hadi Siri...

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