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Pain and panic as northern Nigeria races to contain deadly men...

By Eromo Egbejule ZAMFARA, Nigeria, May 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When six-year old Mohammed Waziga arrived at a health centre in northwest Nigeria complaining of joint pains and drowsiness, he was given an injection and sent home without any concerns. DNA, 2 weeks ago

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Nigerian official says 62 Chibok girls have been released

At least 62 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria have been released into military custody, authorities have said.
 DNA3 weeks ago

Nigerian court puts dozens on trial over alleged gay wedding

Fifty four people went on trial in northern Nigeria on Monday on charges connected to allegations that they were celebrating a gay wedding, which are outlawed in the country. The court began hearing the case against the defendants - most of whom were not ...
 Reuters2 weeks ago 53 arrested in Nigeria for celebrating gay wedding: Police  DNA1 month ago

Nigeria: five wounded in suicide bombing in northeast

Five people were wounded and two female suicide bombers today died in an attack outside a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, local police said. The women wearing explosive belts died after one activated her explosives when stopped trying to enter a mosque near a ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Last-minute scramble as Nigeria closes capital's airport for 6 weeks

Workmen were attempting to finish electrical fittings and lay tiles at a new terminal in northern Nigeria's Kaduna airport on Wednesday just hours before it takes over responsibility for handling passengers bound for the capital Abuja.
 DNA2 months ago

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls to meet families after 3 years

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity were reuniting with their families for the first time today, officials said. Some of the dozens of families were seen Saturday in the capital, Abuja, where the ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases  DNA2 weeks ago 82 freed Chibok schoolgirls to meet with Nigerian president  Business Standard3 weeks ago Nigeria says 15 suspected Boko Haram fighters shot dead  Business Standard1 month ago

Meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 813 people - minister

The government on Wednesday approved a house-to-house search in northern Nigeria to identify those afflicted with meningitis for vaccination and treatment, Isaac Adewole told reporters after a cabinet meeting under vice president Yemi Osinbajo.
 DNA1 month ago Meningitis outbreak kills nearly 270 in Nigeria: officials  Business Standard1 month ago

Outspoken Nigerian emir facing graft probe

One of Nigeria's most prominent Muslim leaders is under investigation on suspicion of embezzlement, fuelling rumours that some want him removed after he made a series of comments about the need for social reforms. Anti-corruption investigators are looking ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

GE sole bidder for $2 bln Nigeria rail concession -procurement adviser

A consortium led by General Electric submitted the only bid for a Nigerian railway concession project worth around $2 billion for two lines connecting northern cities to others in the south, a procurement process adviser said on Wednesday.
 DNA1 month ago

Prince Charles warns of extinction threat to islands

Britain's Prince Charles warned today that tiny island nations could be wiped off the map by climate change, at a Commonwealth gathering geared towards finding practical ways to reverse its effects. Charles, the heir to the throne, said the planet was facing ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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