Zamfara/Nigeria/IBNS: Over 100 people were abducted by bandits who raided the four villages of Nigeria's north-westren state, Zamfara.
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.
Abuja: Nigerian Police have arrested more than 100 people in Delta for attending a suspected same-sex marriage.
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.
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.
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.
Lagos/UNI: At least six people were killed by unidentified gunmen who attacked two communities in southern Nigeria, according to the police.
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.
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.
Abuja: A Nigerian court has sentenced two Chinese nationals to three years in prison for alleged corruption charges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Abuja/UNI: A church attack in Nigeria's central region has killed two and injured several others, Nigerian police said.