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Nigeria says 15 suspected Boko Haram fighters shot dead Click Here to Open in a New Window
Maiduguri - Nigerias military says at least 15 gunmen believed to be Boko Haram Islamic extremists have been shot dead during a battle with soldiers. Spokesperson Kinsley Samuel says in a statement
Controversy in Nigeria over traditional ruler snub Click Here to Open in a New Window
Lagos - A video clip apparently showing the traditional ruler of Lagos snubbing the spiritual leader of the Yoruba people has caused controversy in Nigeria. In the footage, the 73-year-old Oba (king)
Nigerias presidency plays down Buhari health concerns Click Here to Open in a New Window
Abuja - Nigerian officials on Thursday sought to allay fears about the health of President Muhammadu Buhari after his absence from the last two cabinet meetings. Buharis spokesperson Garba Shehu sai
Spreading literacy and education through radio waves in Nigeria Click Here to Open in a New Window
My life has changed, says Fati, a mother from Potiskum in Nigerias Yobe State. Before this, I didnt know how to write, count my money to buy things at the market and use for my business. Fati a
Nigerias Buhari misses second cabinet meeting in a row Click Here to Open in a New Window
Abuja - Nigerias president has missed the last two meetings of his cabinet, a senior minister said on Wednesday, in comments likely to fuel fresh speculation about the head of states health. Muhamm
Naij.com ' Best Supplier of Breaking News in Nigeria Click Here to Open in a New Window
The portal Naij.com has become one of the most visited and fast-growing online Nigeria newspapers, and its popularity grows every day. These great achievements are the result of the diligent work ove
Peace reigns in Nigerias Damasak but children still missing Click Here to Open in a New Window
Damasak- Yagana Bukars younger brothers Mohammed and Sadiq were among about 300 children kidnapped by Boko Haram from the town of Damasak in remote northeastern Nigeria nearly three years ago. But u
Life as a Widow: Four Nigerians Share Their Stories Click Here to Open in a New Window
IBADAN, NIGERIA - The loss of a loved one is usually traumatic. For many Nigerian widows, they live not only with psychological challenges, financial constraints and the burden of raising their childr
New Foundation and Support Group Created for Widows in Nigeria Click Here to Open in a New Window
IBADAN, NIGERIA - Folasade Johnson lost her husband 11 years ago in a car accident in which they were both involved. She was hospitalized for months and when she recovered she was allowed to return to
Nigeria meningitis deaths rise to 813 Click Here to Open in a New Window
Abuja - More than 800 people have died in a meningitis outbreak in Nigeria but the disease is now spreading more slowly, says health minister Isaac Adewole. The death toll up to now is 813, he told
Manchester United wear black armbands to honour Calabar victims Click Here to Open in a New Window
Manchester United have revealed plans to honour fans of the club who died in Calabar, Nigeria by wearing black armbands in Sundays Premier League game against Swansea. At least seven fans of the clu
Beach Soccer World Cup: Italy trounce Nigeria Click Here to Open in a New Window
Nigeria began her quest for a maiden FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup on a poor note, losing 12-6 to Italy. Despite not having the best preparations in the weeks and months leading up to the competition,





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