# nigeria - Saturday 21 January, 2017
Profile: Gambia's enigmatic leader who refused to cede power (and claims he can cure AIDS with herbs)
Yahya Jammeh, who had until last night refused to accept his losing result in last month’s election, has led the west African nation since seizing power in a coup 22 years ago.
# nigeria - Tuesday 17 January, 2017
At least 52 people have been killed and another 120 injured.
# nigeria - Friday 23 December, 2016
The country’s inflation is running at 18.5%, driven by higher food prices partly caused by a ban on rice imports.
# nigeria - Sunday 11 December, 2016
“She headed toward the poultry sellers, and then detonated her explosives belt.”
The church was still under construction when metal girders crashed and the corrugated iron roof caved in.
# nigeria - Tuesday 15 November, 2016
It’s now feared that studies which showed a drop in the number of Nigerian children at risk is actually caused by children disappearing.
# nigeria - Tuesday 23 August, 2016
The army said that three other key figures were also killed.
# nigeria - Sunday 14 August, 2016
The kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls from Chibok in April 2014 provoked global outrage.
# nigeria - Thursday 23 June, 2016
The condoms, worth millions, failed basic tests.
# nigeria - Wednesday 8 June, 2016
A winner of the Africa Cup of Nations as a player and coach, Stephen Keshi died at the age of 54.
# nigeria - Friday 20 May, 2016
A campaign group said today the 19-year-old was not on the list.
# nigeria - Wednesday 18 May, 2016
The abductions in 2014 caused outrage in Nigeria and across the world.
# nigeria - Thursday 14 April, 2016
More than 200 girls were abducted from a secondary school in Chibok on 14 April 2014.
# nigeria - Thursday 31 March, 2016
His family reportedly abandoned him because they thought he was a witch.
# nigeria - Wednesday 16 March, 2016
A further 18 people sustained injuries in the blast.
# nigeria - Saturday 27 February, 2016
The Christian pastor poured petrol on five other members of his congregation.
# nigeria - Tuesday 16 February, 2016
He was abandoned because his family thought he was a witch.
# nigeria - Monday 15 February, 2016
The woman was offered a lift home by the man who she met outside a pub in the early hours of the morning.
# nigeria - Thursday 11 February, 2016
Rapper Tinie Tempah was being photographed in Nigeria when this beautiful bread-seller walked into shot.
# nigeria - Friday 25 December, 2015
The fire raged for hours.
# nigeria - Saturday 21 November, 2015
Nigerian agony aunt Fatibolady says her Instagram page provides much-needed support to women in the country’s conservative north.
# nigeria - Wednesday 18 November, 2015
Dr Emmanuel Edet engaged in charity work for children in the developing world, while keeping a Nigerian “house boy” trapped in his home.
The number killed in the attack this evening is unclear at this time.
# nigeria - Tuesday 25 August, 2015
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the bus park bombing but it bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram.
# nigeria - Tuesday 2 June, 2015
A new report from the EU has singled out childcare and domestic cleaners as the most exploited in Ireland.
# nigeria - Thursday 30 April, 2015
“When we said your death sentence will be implemented, he said, ‘What death sentence? I will not be sentenced to death.’”
# nigeria - Wednesday 29 April, 2015
200 abducted girls and 93 women was rescued after the Nigeria army attacked one of the group’s camps.
# nigeria - Wednesday 22 April, 2015
The key witness in the case is a 7-year-old girl who is the sister of the man’s other wife.
# nigeria - Tuesday 21 April, 2015
The woman said she used the money to pay for her father’s kidney transplant.
# nigeria - Tuesday 14 April, 2015
One year on, the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria are still missing
# nigeria - Tuesday 31 March, 2015
Muhammadu Buhari has won the country’s presidential elections.
# nigeria - Saturday 28 March, 2015
Militant group Boko Haram followed through on a warning to disrupt the process.
Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your weekend.
# nigeria - Sunday 8 March, 2015
The Nigerian terror group’s leader said the pledge was being made as it would “enrage the enemy of Allah”.
# nigeria - Monday 2 March, 2015
We’ll miss ol’ Emer… or as she’s now known, NNS Prosperity.
# nigeria - Sunday 22 February, 2015
Women have even been banned from attending markets due to this sort of attack.
# nigeria - Friday 20 February, 2015
The group’s activities are shifting east and concentrating on border areas.
# nigeria - Wednesday 21 January, 2015
Hundreds are feared to have been killed in the group’s latest attacks.
# nigeria - Thursday 15 January, 2015
The group is believed to have killed as many as 2,000 people in the last weeks.
# nigeria - Monday 12 January, 2015
The militant group is responsible for the deaths of around 2,000 people.