Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:40am on April 27, 2021
A gang of cattle thieves have killed nine policemen in a shootout in Nigeria’s north-western Kebbi state, police told AFP Monday.
Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:20am on April 25, 2021
At least 11 civilians were killed when IS-aligned jihadists invaded a town in northeast Nigerian Yobe state, an official and residents told AFP on Saturday...
Agence France-Presse . Lagos | Updated at 11:10am on April 20, 2021
Twelve people were killed and dozens of houses burnt when a fuel tanker overturned, spilled its contents and caught fire in central Nigeria, the emergency...
Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:04am on April 18, 2021
Five Nigerian soldiers were killed, four injured and dozens missing when IS-aligned jihadists attacked a military base in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, two military officers...
Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:44am on April 11, 2021
Islamic State-linked jihadists in Nigeria attacked humanitarian facilities in the restive northeastern town of Damasak, aid workers told AFP on Saturday...
Agence France-Presse . Abuja | Updated at 10:51am on April 06, 2021
More than 1,800 inmates have escaped after a heavily armed gang attacked a prison in southern Nigeria using explosives, correctional authorities said Monday, in one...
Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 10:22pm on March 27, 2021
Criminal gangs have killed two dozen local vigilate guards and a soldier in central Nigeria, officials said on Friday, in the latest violence in the...
Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:14pm on March 23, 2021
Millions of people in conflict-hit Yemen, South Sudan and northern Nigeria are at risk of famine in the coming months or already facing it, two...
Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 10:24am on March 23, 2021
Nineteen people died and 34 were injured in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state after a speeding bus veered off the road when one of its tyres...
Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 12:41am on March 16, 2021
Gunmen on Monday seized an unspecified number of primary school pupils and teachers in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kaduna, the government said, in a...