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Three Ghanaians Complete Inlaks Graduate Development Program (IGDP) In Lagos

Three graduates who participated in the 2018 Inlaks Graduate Development Program in Lagos, Nigeria have successfully graduated. The beneficiaries of the program are Kelvin Osono-Mensah,...
troops

Nigerian troops rescue 54 Boko Haram hostages

The Nigerian army on Monday confirmed that 54 people held hostage by Boko Haram have been rescued in a military operation in the northeastern...
Photo taken on July 11, 2015 shows greenhouses broken by heavy wind in Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

Windstorm kills at least 3 in Nigeria

A severe windstorm hit Misau town of northeast Nigeria's Bauchi State on Friday, claiming the lives of at least three people, an official said. ...
accidents

Nigeria warns against road accidents in rainy season

The Nigerian government on Friday warned motorists against possible road disasters in the country as heavy rain is expected to lash the country. ...
Railways

Nigeria flags off cargo delivery by rail in northern state

The Nigerian government on Tuesday flagged off cargo delivery by train to Kaduna Inland Dry Port in the northern part of the country. ...
Nigeria

Nigeria battles insecurity as crime surges

Security chiefs and traditional rulers from northern Nigeria on Tuesday gathered in Kaduna state for a quarterly meeting amid increasing insecurity in the country,...
Serap Fashola

Nigeria: Fashola exposes alleged corrupt contractors

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN, has forwarded to Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) documents from some of...
Wpid Kidnappers

Ten killed as Rebels Storm Villages in NW Nigeria

At least 10 people have been killed following an attack by gunmen in Nigeria's northwestern state of Katsina, local police said on Wednesday. The gunmen...
Nigeria

Nigeria fights insecurity amid high crime rates

Security chiefs and traditional rulers from northern Nigeria on Tuesday gathered in Kaduna state for a quarterly meeting amid increasing insecurity in the country,...
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Nigeria: four pronounced dead in a train and tricycle crash

At least four people have died and others got injured after a train crushed a tricycle in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, in the early...
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President Buhari Express Hope that Boko Haram Will Release School Girls

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday expressed his optimism about the prospects for the release of remaining Chibok school girls in captivity of Boko Haram. The...
Fuel

Nigerian Oil Unions Debunk Shortage Claims

Nigerian oil unions on Saturday denied reports about fuel scarcity hitting parts of the oil-producing country and called on citizens to stop panic buying...
robber

Nigeria: Bank Robbers Attack and Kill Seven People

At least seven people were killed following a robbery attack on a commercial bank in Ondo state in southwest Nigeria, eye witnesses and local...
Nigerian police

At least ten people died in ethnic dispute in eastern Nigeria

Ethnic clashes in Nigeria's northeastern state of Taraba since Monday has left 10 people dead, local police said Sunday. State police spokesperson David Misal confirmed...
Nigeria-Police-Force

Police reports 5 killed in a village attack in Nigeria

An attack on Katangi village in Birnin-Gwari area of Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna has left five persons dead, the police said Sunday. State police...
Fuel Economy

Nigeria denies fuel price hike

The Nigerian government Is not considering to increase fuel prices for now, a senior official with the state owned oil giant said. There would be...
Nigeria-Police-Force

Nigeria: Police reports the kidnapping of Catholic Priest

Nigeria's police on Tuesday said unknown gunmen have kidnapped a Catholic priest at Ankuwa village in the troubled Kachia area of Kaduna state in...
super eagles

AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles Trashes Seychelles 3-1

Nigeria eased past Seychelles 3-1 on Friday in oil rich city of Asaba, capital of Delta, in their final game of the qualifiers for...
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Nigeria Grabs Foreigner with Smuggled Drugs

The Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday announced the arrest of a national of Niger with smuggled drugs worth about 30 million naira (about 84,500...
Gunmen

Nine People Reported Dead in Northern Nigeria

Unknown gunmen on Saturday attacked a village of Kaduna state, northwest Nigeria, killing 9 persons, officials told Xinhua. Samuel Aruwan, spokesperson for the state governor,...
FIBA

2019 FIBA World Cup: Nigeria Finds Herself in Group B with Argentina, Russia and...

Nigeria have been drawn alongside Argentina, Russia and South Korea in Group B of the 2019 FIBA World Cup for men, which is set...
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Nigerian Police Worried for Possible Casualties in Ibadan Building Collapse

A three-storey building collapsed Friday in Nigeria's southwestern city of Ibadan with casualties feared, local police said. The building collapsed in a residential area in...
Ibadan Building Collapsed

Nigeria: Another 3-Storey Building Collapses in Ibadan Casualties Unknown

Local police confirmed that a three-storey building collapsed Friday in Nigeria's southwestern city of Ibadan, with casualties feared. A police source told Xinhua on phone...
A woman searches for belongings at the site of a collapsed building in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos, Nigeria, on March 14, 2019.PHOTO: REUTERS

Nigerian School Building Collapse Death Toll Reaches 20

Authorities said Friday 20 people have been confirmed killed in the collapse Wednesday of a three-storey building housing a primary school in Lagos, Nigeria's...
Image copyrightREUTERS Image caption It Is not clear how many children remain trapped

Nigeria: School Building Collapse Death Toll Hits 18

The death toll from the collapse of a three-storey building which housed a primary school in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, has risen to 18,...
Gunmen

Gunmen in Northern Nigeria Kill 17 People

Nigerian police in the northern state of Kaduna on Thursday said unidentified gunmen shot dead 17 members of a local vigilante group following an...
Image copyrightREUTERS Image caption It Is not clear how many children remain trapped

Nigeria School Building Collapse kills 12 pupils

At least 12 pupils have been confirmed dead following the collapse of a three-storey building which housed a primary school in Lagos on Wednesday,...
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari Saddened by Lagos School Building Collapse

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday expressed sadness over the collapse of a three-storey building housing a primary school in Ita-Faji area of Lagos,...
Image copyrightREUTERS Image caption It Is not clear how many children remain trapped

Nigeria: Rescuers try to save survivors in school building collapse

Hundreds of rescuers have been struggling to search and rescue victims of the collapsed building housing a school in Ita Faji area of Lagos,...
Nigeria

School Building Crumbles to the Ground in Nigeria

A school building in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, on Wednesday collapsed with many primary school pupils feared dead, an eye witness and a local...