APRNEWS - Soldiers have fought off attempts by Boko Haram fighters to overrun two army bases in northeast Nigeria, security sources told AFP on Friday, in the latest attacks to hit the region.
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APRNEWS - The Head of Cooperation, Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in Nigeria, Christopher Wenzel, has said the German government has identified the need to address growing skill gap in Nigeria, particularly by providing necessary skills to tackle youth unemployment and migration.
APRNEWS - Islamic State on Thursday posted a video on messaging site Telegram, claiming responsibility for five attacks in Nigeria, saying they left at least 118 casualties in the past week.
APRNEWS - This day in Nigeria will forever be etched in the minds of Nigerians.
In 2002, Nigeria was chosen as the country where the Miss World contest will hold. Location: Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
APRNEWS - A presidential aspirant in Nigeria’s upcoming elections, Obiageli Ezekwesili, says Africa’s most populous nation is suffering two major ills – bad governance and corruption.
She says, the two evils, are at the heart of her desire to step up to the office of president and to effect the needed change. She was speaking in an interview with the CNN’s Christiane Amanpour.
APRNEWS - Ahmed Salkida, a Nigerian journalist known for his reporting on terrorism in the Lake Chad region says the Nigerian Army has twice killed one Boko Haram leader.
The Army reported a breaking news on Saturday claiming to have killed one Baban Hassan, a social media chief for a faction of terrorist group, Boko Haram.
APRNEWS - Nigeria's opposition leader Atiku Abubakar launched his presidential campaign on Monday vowing to create millions of jobs to tackle rising inequality and insecurity in Africa's top oil producer.
Seated for a nine-minute address streamed live on Facebook and Twitter, Abubakar laid out his plan to "get Nigeria working again".
APRNEWS - Boko Haram jihadists have killed two people in an attack on a village in northeast Nigeria near the town of Chibok, residents and a militia official told AFP Tuesday.
APRNEWS - The remains of the fortified walls of Kano, the largest city in northern Nigeria, are more threatened than ever with destruction, due to local policies that pay little attention to heritage preservation and the population explosion in this congested locality.
APRNEWS - The 14th century to the 19th century witnessed an influx of the West who saw Africa as a gold mine.
Gaining entry into the land guided by beliefs which were largely influenced by the supernatural, Africans managed to uphold law and order in ways they knew best.