At least 30 people have been killed and many more injured in a bomb blast in northeastern Nigerian, local sources told Reuters late on Monday (January 6).
Nigerian police have been placed on a heightened state of alert after the U.S. killing of a top Iranian military commander in Iraq sparked fears of public disturbances in the West African country, the police said on Sunday.
2019 marked Nigeria’s 6th election in 20 years since Africa’s biggest democracy returned to civilian rule after decades of military government.
Islamic State released a video purporting to show its militants beheading 10 Christian men in Nigeria, saying it was part of a campaign to avenge the deaths of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and its spokesperson.
Pro-government activists in Nigeria on Monday attacked civil society protesters who were demanding the release of people they say are illegally detained, a Reuters witness said.
Convicted Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah will on Friday know the fate of his application for leave to appeal his conviction and sentence.
An armed group that kidnapped humanitarian workers in north eastern Nigeria five months ago has claimed it killed four hostages, international aid agency Action Against Hunger said on Friday.
Lawyers for the Nigerian government filed “new and substantive” allegations of fraud with a British court, carrying on a fight against an arbitration award now worth close to $10 billion, a spokesperson for the attorney general said.
Convicted Nigerian terrorist, Henry Okah, will know the outcome off his application for leave to appeal his conviction and sentence in two weeks’ time.
Forty-seven Nigerian men pleaded innocent on Wednesday to a charge of public displays of affection with members of the same sex, an offence that carries a 10-year jail term.