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Nigeria’s Buhari to visit Yobe state 2 weeks after Boko Haram kidnapped 110 schoolgirls

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is planning to visit Yobe state, two weeks after Boko Haram stormed a school there and kidnapped at least 110 girls. The presidency said in a statement on Monday that Mr. Buhari had been studying the...

Doctors Without Borders suspends activities in Rann, Nigeria, following Boko Haram massacre

Doctors Without Borders, known by its French name, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), has suspended its medical activities in Rann, a town in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, and evacuated 22 Nigerian and international staff, following a deadly attack by...

Secretary Tillerson’s first trip to Africa will take him from Kenya to Nigeria

U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, would make his first trip to Africa next week, going from Kenya in the East to Nigeria in the West, Senior Administration officials said on Friday. Secretary Tillerson would meet with officials in Kenya,...

Opinion: Africa’s most populous country on the brink of collapse, by Simon Ateba

For those who are not paying attention, things are deteriorating in Nigeria. Nigeria is a country in West Africa with a population of about 180 million people. It's the most populous black nation on earth with oil and gold...

Killing of UN aid workers by Boko Haram is height of bestiality, Buhari says

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday the attack on humanitarian workers in Rann, Borno State, "more than ever shows Boko Haram insurgents as godless, brutish, and utterly to be despised".  "As I have always maintained, no true religion advocates hurting...

Nigerian senate president condemns killings of U.N. aid workers by Boko Haram overnight

The Nigerian Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has condemned the Boko Haram attack in Rann, the headquarters of Kala Balge local government area of Borno State, that left several UN aid workers and many Nigerian soldiers dead or...

Boko Haram kills 4 U.N. workers in Rann, Nigeria, many soldiers dead, many missing

Boko Haram terrorists overnight killed at least four United Nations humanitarian workers in Rann, a community in Kala Balge Local Government of Borno in Northeastern Nigeria. Those killed were all Nigerians, the United Nations said in a statement, adding that many...

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U.S. President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Tuesday introduced his economic team to the nation, saying it will help the nation get through the...

President Buhari says he appreciates Nigerians for their patience over bad economy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja appreciated Nigerians and Organized Labour for restraint, understanding and patience as the country tackles myriad economic challenges,...
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