Twenty-one schoolgirls recently released by the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram have been reunited with their families.
The Nigerian president is at the centre of a row after suggesting his wife belongs in the kitchen.
Twenty one schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists more than two years ago in northern Nigeria have been freed.
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'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.
If true, it would be a devastating blow to the Islamist militant group.
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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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.
There is fresh hope for the relatives of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria, after one of them was found.
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
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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