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Africa’s Richest Man Arrives In Zimbabwe

By Staff Reporter AFRICA’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, arrived in Harare on Monday where he is expected to seal several deals that would r [...]

Fourth Time’s the Charm: Buhari Ousts Jonathan in Nigerian Election

By Staff Reporter  This story was updated to reflect new polling information as it became available.PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images In hi [...]

Nigeria election: First results expected

By Staff Reporter The hotly contested election has been marred by problems with its voting system Nigeria decides Nigeria votes: As it happe [...]

Brown Ideye, Africa’s new football sensation?

By Staff Reporter West Brom into FA Cup quarter-finals Ideye scores for third successive game Wes [...]

Nigeria,where oil has become a curse

By Tom Burgis Oil should have made the country rich. Instead, it has distorted its economy, corrupted its political class, paved the way fo [...]

Nigeria seeing shift in politics of religion ahead of vote

By Staff Reporter Less than two weeks from national polls, Nigeria’s ruling party is facing [...]

Nigeria: Presidential Elections,in the shadow of Boko Haram

Opinion By Dr. Lawrence A. Franklin by Lawrence A. Franklin February 1, 2015 at 4:00 am [...]

Flee from Boko Haram insurgents-In Pictures

By Staff Reporter Boko Haram says it is building an Islamic state to revive the memory of northern Nigeria’s Muslim empires, but for t [...]

Chad sends troops to help Cameroon fight Boko Haram

By Staff Reporter The Chadian army is to take a more active role in confronting Boko Haram Cameroon says Chad will send a large contingent o [...]

Nigeria’s Boko Haram: Baga destruction ‘shown in images’

 By Staff Reporter A satellite image of Doron Baga taken on 7 January showed the destruction of homes and foliage (in red) Satellite images [...]

The menace of Boko Haram in Nigeria

By Staff Reporter People displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency seek refuge in Yola When Boko Haram strikes, it has the effect of a forest f [...]

Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan vows to defeat Boko Haram

By Staff Reporter Goodluck Jonathan has faced criticism for failing to stop Boko Haram Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has vowed [...]

As Nigerian regime sentences 54 soildiers to death, Boko Haram abducts 100 more villagers

By Staff Reporter Boko Haram has taken control of several towns and villages in the north-east Militants have stormed a remote village in no [...]

Is Buhari the right man to defeat Boko Haram?

  By Staff Reporter William Wallis in LondonAuthor alerts ©AFP Muhammadu Buhari Muhamadu Buhari, Nigeria’s former military ruler, ha [...]

Nigerian Opposition appoints a candidate to face Jonathan

By Staff Reporter Nigeria’s main opposition coalition began a convention on Wednesday to select a candidate to take on President Goodl [...]

Nigeria needs new anti-Boko Haram strategy soon

Opinion By Ameto Akpe Ameto Akpe What might seem like ineptitude is the absence of political will ©Getty Nigerian women have led protests [...]

Nigeria’s Boko Haram seizes hometown of kidnapped girls

By Staff Reporter Residents forced to flee as extremist group takes town of Chibok in north-east of country A screengrab of a video showing [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Explosion Hits Yobe #Nigeria

By Staff Reporter – Another Bomb Explosion Hits Yobe, Many Students Feared Dead A bomb that exploded this morning on the assembly grou [...]

Nigeria: hopes for return of kidnapped schoolgirls rise after ceasefire reported

By Staff Reporter Questions surrounded purported deal between Nigerian government and Boko Haram for release of missing schoolgirls Members [...]

Mega Churhes- a pillar of Nigerian economy?

By Staff Reporter Bishop David Oyedepo (C), founder of the Living Faith Church, also known as the [...]

67 South Africans died in Lagos church collapse – Zuma

By Staff Reporter South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma participates in a panel discussion on [...]

Nigeria Military Court Sentences 12 Soldiers to Death for Mutiny

By Staff Reporter A Nigerian military court sentenced 12 soldiers to death for staging a mutiny in the northeastern state of Borno where sec [...]

Boko Haram abducts 50 women

By Staff Reporter Residents who escaped from areas recently attacked by Boko Haram militants said yesterday that at least 50 young women wer [...]

Boko Haram opens new front against Nigerian forces as Obasanjo’s son is shot in fighting

By Staff Reporter Civilians who fled their homes following an attack by Islamist militants in Bama, take refuge at a school in Maiduguri, Ni [...]

Bob Diamond’s Atlas Mara raises stake in Union Bank of Nigeria

By Staff Reporter Bob Diamond’s African banking venture has increased its stake in Union Bank of Nigeria as it raises its bet on the poten [...]

Boko Haram overrun Bama town in Northern Nigeria and kill scores

By Staff Reporter Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that killed score [...]

The Boko Haram menace

 A Siege of Fear By Staff Reporter  Boko Haram  A VOA Special Report Carnage and mayhem are part of the fabric of daily life in northern [...]

Malala meets Nigeria’s leader Goodluck Jonathan over Chibok girls #bringbackourgirls

By Staff Reporter Malala believes that there is a link between poor education and the political violence Nigeria abductions Pakistani rights [...]

Happy 80th birthday Wole Soyinka!

By Staff Reporter President Jonathan felicitates with the globally-renowned academic, dramatist, poet and literary icon as he celebrates the [...]

Nigerian editor still missing a week after he was abducted

By Staff Reporter The editor of a Nigerian newspaper was seized by three armed men in plain clothes a week ago and hasn’t been seen si [...]

Boko Haram abducts 60 women, girls in northeast Nigeria

By Staff Reporter MAIDUGURI, June 24- Suspected Boko Haram militants have abducted more than 60 women and girls, some as young as three, in [...]
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