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Nigeria looks for millions of tax scofflaws to make up for slumping oil revenue

Nigeria says it has found 700,000 companies in the country that have never paid tax. It is tracking down non-payers to top up its treasury as oil industry revenue fall from low prices.

Nigeria says it has found 700,000 companies in the country that have never paid tax. It is tracking down non-payers to top up its treasury as oil industry revenue fall from low prices.

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Nigeria claims air strikes "kill 300 Boko Haram fighters"

Nigeria's military claims 300 Boko Haram fighters died in a raid on Friday. The impact of the operation is only now becoming clear. Insurgent leader is also believed fatally wounded.

Nigeria's military claims 300 Boko Haram fighters died in a raid on Friday. The impact of the operation is only now becoming clear. Insurgent leader is also believed fatally wounded.

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Proof of life video released by Boko Haram is mixed blessing for parents

A mother of one of the kidnapped Chibok girls has seen proof that her daughter is still alive on a video published on Saturday (August 13) via social media by her captors Boko…

A mother of one of the kidnapped Chibok girls has seen proof that her daughter is still alive on a video published on Saturday (August 13) via social media by her captors Boko…

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Nigeria: Some Chibok girls killed in air strikes, says 'Boko Haram video'

Some of the Chibok girls abducted in Nigeria have been killed in air strikes – according to a new video that’s said to be from the militant group Boko Haram.

Some of the Chibok girls abducted in Nigeria have been killed in air strikes – according to a new video that’s said to be from the militant group Boko Haram.

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Nigeria: army says second schoolgirl freed from Boko Haram

The Nigerian army says a second girl has been rescued after being kidnapped in a school raid by Boko Haram militants more than two years ago.

The Nigerian army says a second girl has been rescued after being kidnapped in a school raid by Boko Haram militants more than two years ago.

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Nigeria needs more help to fight Boko Haram - security summit

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 remains extremely dangerous, and Nigeria needs more help to crush it and cope

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Nigeria hosts summit on Boko Haram, 'weakened but still a threat'

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.

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.

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Amnesty accuses Nigerian army of mass murder

Human rights organisation Amnesty International has issued a report accusing the Nigerian army of the massacre of 350 people in the north of the

Human rights organisation Amnesty International has issued a report accusing the Nigerian army of the massacre of 350 people in the north of the

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Two female suicide bombers kill over 60 in Nigeria

More than 60 killed in twin bombing in Nigeria Two female suicide bombers blow themselves up Attack targets displaced people camp More than 60

More than 60 killed in twin bombing in Nigeria Two female suicide bombers blow themselves up Attack targets displaced people camp More than 60

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Nigerians turn disposable plastic bottles into affordable housing

A local organisation in Kaduna in northern Nigeria has introduced an affordable and eco-friendly initiative — houses built using discarded plastic

A local organisation in Kaduna in northern Nigeria has introduced an affordable and eco-friendly initiative — houses built using discarded plastic

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Boko Haram burns children alive, kills more than 80 - reports

Charred corpses littered the streets of a village in north-eastern Nigeria after an attack by Boko Haram extremists Saturday night.

Charred corpses littered the streets of a village in north-eastern Nigeria after an attack by Boko Haram extremists Saturday night.

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Nigeria's president offers to negotiate schoolgirls' release

Nigeria’s new president says the government is prepared to negotiate with the Islamist militant group Boko Haram “without preconditions” to secure

Nigeria’s new president says the government is prepared to negotiate with the Islamist militant group Boko Haram “without preconditions” to secure

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Boko Haram keeps up Christmas offensive in Nigeria

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

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

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Nigeria gas factory blast kills 'tens of people' says Buhari

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

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

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Nigeria: dozens feared dead after explosion destroys gas plant

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

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

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Shell can be held liable for Nigeria oil spills, rules Dutch court

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 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

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Polish cargo crew kidnapped off Nigeria are freed

A Polish cargo vessel crew, kidnapped last month off the Nigerian coast, have been freed. “Everything ended happily. The sailors are safe and sound

A Polish cargo vessel crew, kidnapped last month off the Nigerian coast, have been freed. “Everything ended happily. The sailors are safe and sound

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Triple suicide attack in Chad leaves dozens dead

Around 30 people have been killed and another 80 injured in three suicide attacks on the island of Koulfoua in Lake Chad in Africa. It wasn’t

Around 30 people have been killed and another 80 injured in three suicide attacks on the island of Koulfoua in Lake Chad in Africa. It wasn’t