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Nigeria: Attack by unknown gunmen leaves 25 dead

At least 25 people were killed by a group of unidentified gunmen who recently attacked a local community in Nigeria's north-central state of Kogi, local authorities said.

Nigeria's banditry legacy: Over 100 abducted in motorcycle raids on Zamfara Villages

Zamfara/Nigeria/IBNS: Over 100 people were abducted by bandits who raided the four villages of Nigeria's north-westren state, Zamfara.

Nigeria: Gunman kidnaps 35 people from university

Abuja/UNI: A minimum of 35 individuals, including both university students and staff members, were kidnapped by an unidentified gunman in Nigeria's northwestern state of Zamfara, on Friday.

Nigerian Police arrest more than 100 people during raid in same-sex marriage

Abuja: Nigerian Police have arrested more than 100 people in Delta for attending a suspected same-sex marriage.

Nigeria: EFCC Arrests 13 Chinese nationals over alleged mining activities

Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 13 Chinese people on charges of bordering on illegal mining activities in Ilorin, Kwara State of Nigeria.

Northeastern Nigeria: malnourished children fighting for their lives

New York: Millions are facing hunger and children’s lives are on the line in northeastern Nigeria amid a protracted conflict and intensifying climate change. In the face of this, the UN’s humanitarian response in the region is underfunded, humanitarians told journalists in Geneva on Wednesday.

Nigeria: 30 killed in armed attacks in villages

Lagos: At least 30 people were killed in attacks by armed men on several villages in Nigeria's northwestern state of Sokoto on Saturday, police said.

Gunmen kill 6 people in southern Nigeria

Lagos/UNI: At least six people were killed by unidentified gunmen who attacked two communities in southern Nigeria, according to the police.

Nigerians express anger on social media as they seek to stop Chinese miners in Osun, Lagos

Lagos: A large number of Nigerians have expressed their anger on social media platforms over Chinese “illegal mining” activities in Lagos and Osun communities, media reports said.

46 killed in Southeastern Nigeria village attack: Local Authorities

Abuja/UNI: As many as 46 people have died in Nigeria following an attack of suspected armed herders on the Umogidi community in the southeastern state of Benue, local authorities said.

Nigerian court sentences two Chinese nationals to three years in prison on corruption charges

Abuja: A Nigerian court has sentenced two Chinese nationals to three years in prison for alleged corruption charges.

Nigeria: $1.3 billion drive to stop ‘ticking time bomb’ of child malnutrition

New York: The UN launched a $1.3 billion appeal on Thursday to help six million people severely affected by conflict, disease, and disaster in northeast Nigeria.

Nigeria: UN genocide expert warns against worsening security situation

New York: The UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on Thursday voiced concern over the worsening security situation in Nigeria, while urging the authorities to ensure counter-terrorism operations are conducted in line with international human rights and humanitarian law.

Nigeria: 31 taken hostage after train station attack

Lagos: Thirty-one passengers were taken hostage after gunmen attacked a train station in south Nigeria's Edo state, a spokesperson for the state government said.

Millions at risk in flood-hit Nigeria; relief chief highlights hunger in Burkina Faso

New York: More than 2.8 million people have been impacted by Nigeria’s worst floods in a decade, with 1.3 million displaced and hundreds of lives lost, said the UN chief on Friday, expressing his sadness at the devastation.