Victories come amid high-profile defections from ruling All Progressives Congress
Presidential aide on diaspora says some migrants refuse to come back and insist they must get to Europe
Security operations followed directive to end attacks in area, where nearly 400 people reportedly killed this year alone
Nigeria sees this cooperation on crude oil export from Niger as ‘win-win’ for both nations
Suicide bomber sneaked into mosque in Konduga town, resident says
Observers say election in runup to national polls marred by pockets of violence, ballot-snatching
Children are victims of ongoing conflict, need rehabilitation, says UNICEF
Supreme Court ends highest profile trial in anti-corruption drive of Muhammadu Buhari administration
When an imam in Nigeria saw hundreds of desperate, frightened families running into his village last Saturday, he decided to risk his life to save theirs.
54 vehicles burned on busy bridge in commercial city of Lagos; Death toll expected to rise
Military says IDPs are returning willingly to their homes
Some interesting facts about Muslim nations and the players in this year’s competition.
At least 20 people killed in twin suicide attack in northeastern Borno state
Soldiers who refused to fight helped expose illegal diversion of $2.1B in state money, argues group
Russia, Saudi Arabia to play opening match of tournament
Amnesty International accused security agencies of sexual abuse of Boko Haram victims
30 other escapees rearrested in raids, says Interior Ministry's spokesman
5 ringleaders in recent robbery confessed to links with senator
Victims are members of local vigilante group which resisted bandits who stole cattle
The bill was passed by both houses of parliament last year and later received the constitutionally required approval of two-thirds of state legislatures, leaving the final step of presidential assent.
Two female suicide bombers target Muslims during holy month of Ramadan