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240 inmates escape from Nigeria prison
Abuja, Sep 14 (IANS) At least 240 inmates escaped after unidentified gunmen attacked a jail in Nigeria's Kogi state, the government said, adding that a manhunt is underway to nab the escaped inmates.
2021-09-14
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Death toll from Nigeria's cholera outbreak reaches 1,768
Abuja, Aug 25 (IANS) The ongoing cholera outbreak in Nigeria has killed 1,768 people in the country since its onset in January, a top health official said here.
2021-08-25
Category: International, Nigeria,Health/Medicine,Politics
19 civilians killed in Niger attack
Niamey, Aug 23 (IANS) Nineteen civilians were killed and two others wounded in an attack by unidentified armed men in Niger's Tillabery region, the Ministry of the Interior and Public Security announced.
2021-08-23
Category: International, Niger,Politics
Nigeria detects re-emergence of polio
Abuja, Aug 15 (IANS) A case of the Circulating Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus (VDPV) type 2 was detected in Nigeria's northern state of Adamawa, marking the re-emergence of the disease, local authorities said.
2021-08-15
Category: International, Nigeria,Health/Medicine
22 people killed in Nigeria armed attack
Abuja, Aug 15 (IANS) At least 22 persons were killed and 14 others injured in an armed attack in central Nigeria's Plateau state, according to the police.
2021-08-15
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Cholera kills 60 people in Nigerian capital
Abuja, July 23 (IANS) At least 60 people have been killed by a cholera outbreak since May in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, a government official said.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Nigeria,Health/Medicine
100 kidnapped mothers, children rescued in Nigeria
Abuja, July 21 (IANS) Authorities in Nigeria said they have freed at least 100 women and children -- mainly mothers nursing infants, who were captured by the bandits.
2021-07-21
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nigeria activates emergency centre following cholera outbreak
Abuja, July 18 (IANS) Nigerian authorities have activated a health emergency operations centre in Enugu state, following a recent outbreak of cholera that has killed seven persons.
2021-07-18
Category: International, Nigeria,Health/Medicine
Nigeria loses $26.3 bn to piracy, sea robbery annually: Prez (Ld)
Abuja, July 14 (IANS) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has said the country annually loses about USD 26.3 billion to piracy and sea robbery, among other forms of maritime crimes.
2021-07-14
Category: International, Nigeria,Defence/Security
Nigeria loses 26.3 bn USD to piracy, sea robbery annually: Prez
Abuja, July 14 (IANS) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has said the country annually loses about USD 26.3 billion to piracy and sea robbery, among other forms of maritime crimes.
2021-07-14
Category: International, Nigeria,Defence/Security
Nigeria nabs fugitive leader of separatist group
Abuja, June 30 (IANS) The Nigerian government has confirmed that Nnamdi Kanu, the self-acclaimed leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who has been on the run after jumping bailin 2017, has been nabbed.
2021-06-30
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Three killed in road mishap in Nigeria
Abuja, June 23 (IANS) Three people died and two others injured after a motorbike collided with truck in Nigeria's Oyo, authorities said on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
10 dead after consuming 'herbal drink' in Nigeria's Kwara
Abuja, June 23 (IANS) The Nigerian police on Wednesday said they have launched an investigation to unravel how 10 people died in the Kwara state after allegedly consuming a local "herbal drink" purported to be the cure for a foot infection.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Nigerian expert says G7 'consistently' fails to keep promises
Abuja, June 16 (IANS) The Group of Seven (G7) leaders have made promises in a series of meetings, yet they "consistently" fail to keep their promises, a Nigerian expert has said.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics
Nigeria suspends Twitter indefinitely
Abuja, June 5 (IANS) The Nigerian government has indefinitely suspended Twitter, just days after it accused the US micro-blogging platform of double standards and supporting the secessionists in the west African country.
2021-06-05
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics,Technology
Nigerian President calls for collective efforts to tackle Covid
Abuja, June 2 (IANS) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday further called for joint international efforts to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic and the consequent challenges.
2021-06-02
Category: International, Nigeria,Health/Medicine,Politics
11 abducted students freed after Nigeria school attack
Abuja, June 1 (IANS) Eleven students who were abducted following an attack on a school in Nigeria's Niger state, have been released, a government official said.
2021-06-01
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Students abducted after gunmen attack on Nigeria school
Abuja, May 31 (IANS) Police in Nigeria have confirmed that a group of unidentified gunmen killed one perosn and abducted students following an attack on a school in the state of Niger.
2021-05-31
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
14 abducted Nigerian university students, staff freed
Abuja, May 30 (IANS) Nigerian police have confirmed the release of 14 university students and staff who were kidnapped last month in Kaduna state.
2021-05-30
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Nigerian troops kill 10 Boko Haram militants in thwarted attack
Abuja, May 30 (IANS) Nigerian troops on Friday killed 10 Boko Haram militants while thwarting an attempted attack on a military base in the northeastern state of Borno, a spokesman for the army said on Saturday.
2021-05-30
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics,Terrorism
Nigerian army chief, 10 others killed in military plane crash
Abuja, May 22 (IANS) Nigeria's Chief of Army Staff Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other officers died in an air force plane crash in the country's Kaduna state, a military spokesman said.
2021-05-22
Category: International, Nigeria,Defence/Security,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
18 killed in Nigeria Boko Haram attack
Abuja, April 17 (IANS) Eighteen people were killed and 21 others injured when members of the Boko Haram terror group attacked Nigeria's northeastern town of Damasak earlier this week, wreaking havoc in the area, a top official said.
2021-04-17
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics,Terrorism
50 dead in suspected cholera outbreak in Nigeria
Abuja, April 7 (IANS) At least 50 people have been killed in a suspected cholera outbreak this year in Nigeria, local health authorities confirmed.
2021-04-07
Category: International, Nigeria,Health/Medicine
1,844 inmates escape after armed attack in Nigeria
Abuja, April 6 (IANS) The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) said that 1,844 inmates escaped following an armed attack on one of its facilities in Owerri city.
2021-04-06
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
1,844 inmates escape after armed attack in Nigeria
Abuja, April 6 (IANS) The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) said that 1,844 inmates escaped following an armed attack on one of its facilities in Owerri city.
2021-04-06
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Niger border attack toll climbs to 137
Niamey, March 23 (IANS) The death toll in an attack by armed assailants on several villages in Niger near the border with Mali has increased to 137, according to a government spokesperson.
2021-03-23
Category: International, Niger,Politics,Terrorism
40 killed in Niger border attack
Niamey, March 22 (IANS) At least 40 people were killed when a group of armed assailants attacked several villages in Niger's Tahoua region near the border with Mali, a government spokesperson said on Monday.
2021-03-22
Category: International, Niger,Politics
Nigerian president gets Covid-19 vaccine jab
Abuja, March 8 (IANS) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, together with his deputy, Yemi Osinbajo, received first doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, urging Nigerians to do the same.
2021-03-08
Category: International, Nigeria,Health/Medicine
Abducted Nigerian schoolgirls freed
Abuja, March 2 (IANS) Hundreds of girls who were kidnapped from a boarding school in Nigeria's Zamfara state last week, have been released, a local official confirmed on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics,Terrorism
Nine killed, 41 injured in road accident in Nigeria
Abuja, March 1 (IANS) Nine people were killed and 41 others injured in a road accident involving multiple vehicles in Nigeria's northwestern state of Kano on Sunday, a local official said.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Nigerian troops kill Boko Haram militants, take back lost town'
Abuja, Feb 24 (IANS) Nigerian troops killed several Boko Haram militants while taking back a "lost town" in the country's northeast region, an army spokesman said.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics,Defence/Security
Nigerian President congratulates new WTO chief
Abuja, Feb 16 (IANS) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her appointment as the director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
2021-02-16
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics
81 Boko Haram militants killed in army's clearance operations in Nigeria
Abuja, Feb 15 (IANS) Nigeria's army officials on Monday claimed that they have recently killed 81 Boko Haram militants in clearance operations in the country's northeastern region.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics,Defence/Security
Niger holds presidential, legislative elections
Niamey, Dec 28 (IANS) More than 7.4 million Nigerien people voted on Sunday in the presidential and legislative elections.
2020-12-28
Category: International, Niger,Politics
344 abducted Nigerian students released: Official
Abuja, Dec 18 (IANS) At least 344 students who were kidnapped from a school in Nigeria's Katsina state have been released, a government official announced.
2020-12-18
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Nigerian Prez orders immediate reopening of land borders
Abuja, Dec 17 (IANS) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate reopening of the country's four land borders which were shut 16 months ago in a bid to curb smuggling,a Minister announced.
2020-12-17
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics
Students missing after attack on school in Nigeria
Abuja, Dec 13 (IANS) Following an attack on the Government Science Secondary School in Katsina here, hundreds of students are feared missing.
2020-12-13
Category: International, Nigeria,Terrorism
Nigeria: 4 killed, 8 injured in car explosions
Abuja, Dec 12 (IANS) At least four people were killed and eight others injured when two cars exploded in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, according to the Nigeria delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
2020-12-12
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sri Lanka WC winner Asanka Gurusinha to coach Nigeria
Abuja (Nigeria), Dec 1 (IANS) Asanka Gurusinha, who was part of the 1996 World Cup winning Sri Lanka team, has been appointed as Nigeria's head coach and high-performance director.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Nigeria,Sports,Cricket
Nigerian Prez condemns attack in northeastern state
Abuja, Nov 29 (IANS) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned an attack on farmers in the northeastern state of Borno, which has reportedly killed dozens of people.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics,Terrorism
5 dead, 18 abducted in Nigeria mosque attack
Abuja, Nov 23 (IANS) Police in Nigeria have confirmed that five people were killed and 18 others abducted during an attack in a mosque in Zamfara state.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Four of family commit suicide in Andhra's Kurnool district
Panyam (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 5 (IANS) A family of four committed suicide at Kouluru village of Panyam mandal in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district by throwing themselves under a goods train.
2020-11-05
Category: International, Nigeria,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nigeria to construct 10 new airports
Abuja, Oct 28 (IANS) The Nigerian government has said it aims to construct 10 new airports across the country, an endeavor seeking to boost civil aviation in the most populous African country.
2020-10-28
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics
Nigeria deploys 'all police resources' amid protests, unrest
Abuja, Oct 25 (IANS) Nigeria's chief of police has ordered the immediate mobilisation of all police resources to put an end to days of street violence and looting. Mohammed Adamu said criminals have hijacked anti-police brutality protests and taken over public spaces.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics
69 killed in Nigeria protests
Abuja, Oct 24 (IANS) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has said 69 people have been killed in protests against police brutality that have rocked the country.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics
Unrest in Nigeria as anger over shooting grows
Abuja, Oct 23 (IANS) Gunfire has erupted and jailbreaks have been reported in Nigeria, as unrest over the shooting of protesters in the country's biggest city Lagos continues.
2020-10-23
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident
14 killed in Nigeria armed attack
Abuja, Aug 14 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed when gunmen invaded a village in Nigeria's north-central state of Niger, police said.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Nigeria,Terrorism
8 including 6 French tourists killed in Niger gunmen attack
Niamey, Aug 10 (IANS) Eight persons including six French tourists and two Nigeriens -- a guide and a driver, have been killed by armed individuals in the Koure area, according to the Nigerien ministry of interior and public security.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Niger,Crime/Disaster/Accident
25 soldiers killed in Niger army base attack
Niamey, Jan 10 (IANS) At least 25 soldiers have been killed in a suspected jihadist attack in Niger on a military camp along the border with Mali, the army said.
2020-01-10
Category: International, Niger,Defence/Security,Terrorism
9 killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigeria
Abuja, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 9 people were killed in an attack suspected to have been carried out by terror group Boko Haram in Nigeria.
2019-09-19
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism