"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Amina Ali Nkek was reportedly found in the Sambisa Forest, close to Nigeria's border with Cameroon.
The fight against Boko Haram is bearing fruit but the militant group remains extremely dangerous, and Nigeria needs more help to crush it and cope
The fight against Boko Haram is bearing fruit but the militant group is still a serious threat, French President François Hollande told a summit in Nigeria on Saturday.
Human rights organisation Amnesty International has issued a report accusing the Nigerian army of the massacre of 350 people in the north of the
Emotional parents have identified some of their daughters, kidnapped from a school in the town of Chibok two years ago
They have become the most notorious victims of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and known as the Chibok girls. The group has made kidnapping a
Parent desperation for missing Chibok schoolgirls New proof of life of three girls UN reports on Boko Haram’s use of child bombers It is a
At least seven people have been injured in the blast near Olugboboro in Bayelsa state
Dozens dead and injured after bombers struck at a camp for people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in the north-east of the country
More than 60 killed in twin bombing in Nigeria Two female suicide bombers blow themselves up Attack targets displaced people camp More than 60
A local organisation in Kaduna in northern Nigeria has introduced an affordable and eco-friendly initiative — houses built using discarded plastic
Volatile trading in oil has prompted calls for an emergency meeting of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. Benchmark Brent crude
Nigeria’s new president says the government is prepared to negotiate with the Islamist militant group Boko Haram “without preconditions” to secure
Details are now coming in of the latest deadly Boko Haram attacks in northern Nigeria which have left at least 80 people dead in Maiduguri, the
Up to a dozen people are feared to have been killed by an explosion at a gas plant in southern Nigeria. The blast happened on Christmas Eve when a
An explosion at a cooking gas plant in south-eastern Nigeria has killed at least four people – although some reports say dozens more have died. The
A Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary in Nigeria can be held liable for oil spills, an appeals court in The Hague has ruled. Shell has been ordered to
A Polish cargo vessel crew, kidnapped last month off the Nigerian coast, have been freed. “Everything ended happily. The sailors are safe and sound
Pirates have attacked a Polish-owned cargo ship off Nigeria and abducted the captain and four crew members. The armed kidnappers boarded and looted
At least 21 people are feared dead after a suicide attack on an annual procession of Shi’ite Muslims in Nigeria. The bomber struck on Friday outside