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Mercy Corps suspends operations in northeastern Nigeria

International aid agency Mercy Corps on Wednesday suspended its operations in two northeastern Nigerian states worst hit by Islamist insurgents after the army closed four of its offices in the region, the organization said. Last week the army closed the...

Ilaje-Otumara neglected slum in the centre of Lagos, Nigeria

 Don't miss the wonderful snap shots from the community Earlier this month a group of Nigerian journalist under the Journalist Against Poverty Initiative(JAPI), visited a coastal settlement of the Ilajes in the heart of Lagos State. The Ilajes are a distinct...

Court orders immediate release of Sowore from DSS custody

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, from the custody of the Department of State Service, DSS. Justice Taiwo Taiwo said the activist should be released...

Nigeria challenges case calling for $9.6B asset seizure

Nigeria’s government is vowing to use all means at its disposal to persuade a British court to set aside a ruling that calls for the seizure of $9.6 billion in assets from the West African nation, saying a contract...

Islamist militants group ISWA executes 2 Nigerian soldiers

A splinter faction of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram released a video on Sunday night appearing to show two men in orange jumpsuits being executed. The so-called Islamic State West Africa Province (Iswap) claims the victims are “Christian soldiers”...

Nigeria army accuse Action Against Hunger of aiding jihadists

The army in northeastern Nigeria forced non-profit Action Against Hunger to close its office in the region, accusing it on Thursday of aiding terrorist groups such as Boko Haram and Islamic State. The international aid agency said it was ordered...

South African xenophobes value dogs’ lives more than human

Oluwatosin Adeoye, Nigerian returnee from South-Africa. One of the Nigerian returnees from South Africa, Oluwatosin Adeoye, told a journalist in a sit down interview, that South Africans value dogs' lives more than human. Here is a transcript of the interview: Q: What...

South Africa apologises to Nigeria over xenophobic violence

South Africa has apologised to Nigeria over a spate of attacks in which Nigerians and other foreigners have been targeted. A special envoy from South Africa presented an apology from President Cyril Ramaphosa to his Nigerian counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari in...

Islamists kill 9 Nigerian soldiers in Borno, 27 missing

Islamist terror group, have killed 9 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on a military base in Borno, three soldiers and an official from a security agency said on Wednesday. A decade-long insurgency in the northeast, started by Islamist group Boko...

Xenophobia: 1st batch of 187 Nigerians returns from S/Africa

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace landed at Muritala Mohammed Airport on Wednesday night with a batch of 187 Nigerians fleeing South Africa  following the xenophobic attacks in the Mandela country. The B777 aircraft, with registration number 5N-BWI, which departed Thambo International...
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Uganda protest killing of two nationals by Rwanda border officials

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Mali says several extremists dead in new military offensive

Mali’s government says several extremists have been killed after the army launched a large-scale offensive in parts of the central Mopti region.The government said...

Embattled Guinea president replaces security minister amid deadly protests

Guinea President Alpha Conde announced on Monday that he was replacing his security minister following deadly protests against suspected efforts by Conde to extend...