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Nigeria detained children as young as five over 'Boko Haram links' – report

Human Rights Watch says thousands of children were detained in distressing conditions by military over last six yearsThe Nigerian military arrested thousands of children it suspected of involvement with Boko Haram, holding them in squalid c...

Nigeria detained children as young as five over 'Boko Haram links' – report

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09:50, 07/06/2019

Bill Gates denies donation links to Jeffrey Epstein Bill Gates is denying a report that he donated $2 million to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab through pedophile Jeffrey Eps...
17:17, 09/10/2019

'Boorish and self-centred': little love for Prince Andrew over Epstein links Duke denies any wrongdoing but revelations continue to make uncomfortable reading Randy Andy, Air Miles Andy, and now the Duke of Hazard: headline wri...
03:00, 08/24/2019

New Amendments In Place, NIA To Probe Sri Lanka Blast Links In India The National Investigating Agency is all set to register its first case related to the Sri Lanka blasts, with the centre on Thursday notifying the NIA...
04:48, 07/26/2019

With its links to BP, I can’t stay in the Royal Shakespeare Company | Mark Rylance I’m leaving the RSC because of its sponsorship deal with the fossil-fuel giant. What would Shakespeare have made of this?• Mark Rylance is an actor, d...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Vulture fund Hilco shops for Links of London chain The vulture fund which presided over HMV's collapse into administration last year is plotting a rescue bid for Links of London, one of Britain's best-...
23:16, 09/04/2019

State Department suspends employee with white nationalist links The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after hi...
09:48, 08/09/2019

In Haryana, 'Gau Rakshak' Shot Dead But Cops Say No Cow Smuggling Links A villager in Palwal district of Haryana was shot dead on Monday eveningin an incident the police say has no connection to cattle smuggling, despite t...
17:48, 07/31/2019

What links Conrad Black and Patty Hearst? The Weekend quiz From a meat dress to yellowcake, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Which Beatles song was inspired by a headline in American Rifleman, the NR...
13:48, 08/03/2019

What links the Penguin Cafe with Yellow Magic? The Weekend quiz From the Hays Code to Torque, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Who burst open in the field he’d just bought?2 What was regulated by the Hays...
13:16, 06/15/2019

Professor who links vaccines to autism funded through university portal Chris Exley, who says aluminium in vaccines may cause autism, has raised more than £22,000A British professor who has claimed that aluminium in vaccin...
10:00, 06/01/2019

Texas man charged with killing 12 women, police look at 750 other deaths for possible links A Texas man has been charged with killing 12 elderly women, and police are now reexamining hundreds of other deaths to see if he might be connected. A...
03:00, 05/18/2019

UK secures first anti-graft order against man suspected of serious crime links British police said on Thursday they had used anti-graft powers in a serious organized crime case for the first time after freezing assets owned by a ...
11:16, 07/18/2019

Incredible Observation Links Two Different Radioactive Phenomena Inside a Thunderstorm Scientists in Japan reported seeing two radioactive weather phenomena at the same time, for the first time, according to a new paper. The observation ...
04:32, 06/27/2019

Northern Trust a reminder of Jeff McNeil’s former life on the links It was a tantalizing day of wondering what might have been for Jeff McNeil. Don’t, however, misconstrue that as it being a day with even a nanosecond ...
04:16, 08/09/2019

German military rejects dozens of candidates over extremist links The German army has turned down 63 applicants over the past two years after they failed security checks. Islamists, far-right, alt-left supporters and...
18:16, 07/21/2019

Lawmaker's Links Heighten Alarm Over Beijing's Reach in Australia An Australian lawmaker is facing a political backlash over her ties to Beijing-backed organizations, a sign of deepening sensitivities about perceived...
15:48, 09/13/2019

Study links certain metabolites to stem cell function in the intestine MIT biologists have discovered an unexpected effect of a ketogenic, or fat-rich, diet: They showed that high levels of ketone bodies, molecules produc...
18:48, 08/22/2019

Cambridge University assigns white academic to look at slavery links Campaigner criticises ‘bizarre’ choice and asks why black academic was not chosenThe equal rights campaigner and former Labour politician Trevor Phill...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Windows 10 preview links bugs you find to existing feedback Microsoft is trying to make it easier for users to report bugs. The company has released a Windows 10 Insider Preview with an updated Feedback Hub tha...
04:16, 06/20/2019

What links Tulip, Carnation, Bulldozer and Jeans? The Weekend quiz From Coronation Street to Shakespeare, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 The British Guiana 1c Magenta is the world’s most valuable what?2 Wh...
08:32, 07/13/2019

Video reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris Johnson Far-right activist claimed he helped with Boris Johnson’s resignation speech as foreign secretaryBoris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top...
23:00, 06/22/2019

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the cr...
02:00, 08/14/2019

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings New evidence has emerged linking the head of Colombia’s army to civilian killings more than a decade ago as he faces mounting pressure to resign over ...
17:32, 05/25/2019

Study links low-dose aspirin to bleeding inside the skull People without a history of heart disease and stroke who took low-dose aspirin were more likely to experience bleeding inside the skull, according to ...
21:00, 05/13/2019

French officials call for probe into Epstein’s ‘links with France’ France’s government wants to launch an investigation into Jeffrey Epstein and his reported “links” to the European country — w...
09:16, 08/13/2019

More evidence links ultra-processed foods to health harms (Reuters Health) - People who eat lots of ultra-processed foods are more likely to develop heart disease and to die sooner than those who stick with f...
19:16, 06/05/2019

Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade a...
20:16, 05/25/2019

No 'gay gene', but study finds genetic links to sexual behavior A large scientific study into the biological basis of sexual behavior has confirmed there is no single "gay gene" but that a complex mix of genetics a...
22:48, 08/29/2019

What links Meera Syal with the laws of cricket? The Weekend quiz From poisonous trees to Japanese art, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What was finished by Franz Süssmayr?2 Zora Neale Hurston was a major ...
10:00, 05/04/2019

Brexit party MEPs’ links to alt-right media agenda exposed Nigel Farage and his MEPs have appeared on shows hosting conspiracy theorists and Holocaust deniersBrexit party politicians appeared on programmes tha...
16:48, 08/18/2019

|Nigeria’sGDPdataraisesthestakesinfightagainstpoverty Economic growth in Africa’s largest oil producer slowed for the third consecutive quarter, adding further pressure on the government to fight rising p...
22:32, 09/03/2019

Employee of IT firm Virtusa arrested in Sri Lanka over suspected links to attacks Sri Lankan police on Friday said they had arrested an employee of information technology services company Virtusa Corp in Colombo in connection with E...
18:00, 05/10/2019

London Luminary Dominic Jones Is Announced As Creative Director Of Links "What I hope to create with Links is a safe space to buy quality in design and craftsmanship, not to compete on price and offer commoditised products,...
10:48, 05/29/2019

US justice department news briefing links to white nationalist website Email sent to immigration judges links to virulently anti-immigrant site full of antisemitic referencesThe US Department of Justice distributed a morn...
03:00, 08/24/2019

Austrian Video Scandal Highlights Concerns Over Nationalist Links to Russia The release of a secretly-recorded video showing a nationalist Austrian politician offering public contracts to a woman he believed to be a Russian ol...
18:32, 05/18/2019

Sri Lanka Arrests Saudi-Educated Scholar Over Links With Easter Bombings Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easter...
18:16, 05/12/2019

Man 'curious about jihad' arrested at NC airport, accused of lying about terror links A Pakistani man was arrested at an airport in North Carolina on Tuesday after officials said he allegedly lied about his involvement with two terroris...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Turkey orders arrest of 176 military personnel over suspected Gulen links Turkey has ordered the arrest of 176 serving military personnel over suspected links to the network which Ankara says was behind an attempted coup thr...
09:00, 07/09/2019

8chan owner vows changes in House testimony over links to mass shootings 8chan, the online message board linked to several recent mass shootings, plans to restrict parts of the website during a "state of emergency," the sit...
08:01, 09/06/2019

Wolff 100% committed to Mercedes amid links to replace F1 boss Carey Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he has not contemplated a move away from his team despite emerging as a potential candidate to succeed Formula 1 boss Ch...
02:32, 05/12/2019

DNA from cigarette butts links man to 12-year-old's kidnapping, sexual assault: prosecutors A Connecticut man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the May kidnapping and sexual assault of a Massachusetts 12-year-old after investigators u...
11:16, 07/18/2019

Reports find new Huawei web flaws, plus troubling links to Chinese intelligence Huawei continues to find itself on the wrong end of a sustained negative news cycle, with some of the latest revelations in new reports including asse...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Facebook Tweaks News Feed to Prioritise Friends, Relevant Links Facebook is tweaking its News Feed to help its over 2.3 billion users see friends they want to hear from most and links which are most worthwhile righ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Turkey replaces three pro-Kurdish party mayors for suspected militant links Turkey on Monday replaced mayors from a pro-Kurdish party with state officials in three cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militan...
10:32, 08/19/2019

Sadio Mané happy at Liverpool but says Real Madrid links are a ‘pleasure’ • Mané calls reaching second Champions League final ‘incredible’• Defeat in 2018 final and Premier League agony a motivationSadio Mané has said links ...
16:48, 05/29/2019

Fiction: A Kenyan Woman Probes Ancient Links Between Africa and Asia The heroine of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s novel “The Dragonfly Sea” embarks on a journey to China that will lead her back to her homeland, and a devotion...
23:16, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka Parliament Official Arrested Over Links To Easter Sunday Blasts A Sri Lankan parliament official was among six people arrested for their alleged links to the banned terror group, National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ), wh...
00:32, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong authorities arrest men with triad gang links over mob attack Hong Kong police have arrested six men - some believed to have links to triad gangs - in connection to the violent mob attack on Sunday that saw dozen...
20:48, 07/23/2019

New study links sugar-free sodas to higher risk of death Here’s some less-than refreshing news about soda: even sugar-free versions were associated with a higher risk of death in a study of 452,000 people in...
11:16, 09/05/2019

DNA evidence links uncle to missing 5-year-old Utah girl: cops Investigators digging into the disappearance of a 5-year-old Utah girl say DNA evidence links her uncle to the case — and that it appears that t...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Hong Kong's Main Airline Warns Staff Over Protest Links The threat to Cathay Pacific’s employees comes as Hong Kong’s airport canceled the day’s remaining flights after thousands of protesters flooded the m...
15:19, 08/12/2019

Trump Jr. arrives for questioning by Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian links Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committ...
17:16, 06/12/2019

Volvo invests in Israeli startup that links doctors with crash data Utilizing sensors aboard almost all vehicles, MDGo says it can gather the necessary data to measure the forces applied to both occupants and vehicles,...
23:32, 07/22/2019

My chronic pain taught me about the links between the mind and body | Hannah Millington Standard therapies were not working. But once I discovered the role of the brain in physical pain, I began to mendChronic pain is an ongoing epidemic....
12:16, 07/01/2019

Protesters focus on Hong Kong’s airport, snarling transport links After 13 consecutive weekends of protest, the rupture between Hong Kong police and civilians appears to be solidifying, with no end in sight to the cr...
00:01, 09/02/2019

Golf Links Sports Complex renamed in honor of fallen soldier TUCSON – City leaders and the community will gather Friday morning to pay tribute to a fallen soldier by renaming Golf Links Sports Complex in his hon...
16:16, 07/19/2019

Sane suffers injury in Community Shield amid Bayern links "Leroy Sane\u0027s proposed move to Bayern Munich could be in jeopardy after he was taken off injured before half-time of Man City\u0027s Community Sh...
18:48, 08/04/2019

| OPINION | There is just so much Nigeria can do for its citizens in SA Anger in Nigeria boiled over and young Nigerians took to the streets protesting South African aggression and unleashing some of their own on South Afr...
19:48, 09/09/2019

France goes 3-0 at World Cup with 1-0 win over Nigeria France completed World Cup group play with a 3-0 record for the first time, beating Nigeria 1-0 Monday night at Rennes when Wendie Renard converted a ...
14:16, 06/18/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser links powerful men to financier: civil court filing A woman who accused Jeffrey Epstein of keeping her as a sex slave said one of the financier's associates had instructed her to have sex with at least ...
06:48, 08/10/2019

Turkey orders arrest of 82 military personnel over suspected Gulen links: Anadolu Turkey has ordered the arrest of 82 military personnel over suspected links to the network accused by Ankara of carrying out an attempted coup in 2016...
10:16, 07/02/2019

Protesters focus on Hong Kong’s airport, snarling transport links after day of violence After 13 consecutive weekends of protest, the rupture between Hong Kong police and civilians appears to be solidifying, with no end in sight to the cr...
02:32, 09/02/2019

Feds probe socialite’s mysterious ocean ‘charity’ over links to Jeffrey Epstein A mysterious do-nothing charity founded by Jeffrey Epstein’s socialite gal pal is being investigated by the FBI for possible links to the convicted pe...
06:48, 07/28/2019

Turkey orders arrest of 128 military personnel over suspected Gulen links: Anadolu Turkey has ordered the arrest of 128 military personnel over suspected links to the network accused by Ankara of orchestrating an attempted coup in 20...
11:16, 06/18/2019

Nunes casts doubt on Mueller’s findings about Papadopoulos tipster's Moscow links House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes is scrutinizing the findings in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report about Joseph Mifsud -- the m...
04:32, 05/04/2019

Who is the El Paso shooter? Investigators search for links, motive in anti-immigrant screed Patrick Crusius, 21, has been charged in the mass shooting that killed 20 at Walmart in El Paso. Police are investigating his ties to a hate-filled ma...
04:16, 08/05/2019

Protesters focus on Hong Kong’s airport, snarling transport links after day of violence  After 13 consecutive weekends of protest, the rupture between Hong Kong police and civilians appears to be solidifying, with no end in sight to the cr...
21:00, 09/01/2019

Richard Branson’s new high-speed train links luxe condos in Florida Virgin Trains USA — South Florida’s new express-train service, a collab between Brightline and Richard Branson’s Virgin Group — is reshaping developme...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Matteo Salvini avoids questions over alleged League links to Russian money Absent from parliament, Italy’s deputy PM says his party did not ask for or take moneyItaly’s deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini has avoided an inte...
22:32, 07/24/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest ...
04:16, 05/16/2019

DNA of 5,000-Year-Old Woman Links Modern Indians to Ancient Indus Valley Civilization Ancient DNA from India’s Rakhigarhi archaeological site is telling volumes about the destiny of the mysterious Indus Valley Civilization. ...
11:00, 09/07/2019

Protesters Storm Hong Kong International Airport and Disrupt Transport Links Pro-democracy protesters blockaded Hong Kong International Airport Sunday afternoon, disrupting transportation routes and briefly storming one of the ...
15:32, 09/01/2019

Washington Post columnist links Trump’s UK fashion choices to life missteps You can’t be a good statesman if you don’t know how to properly wear a tux. At least, that is the opinion of Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givh...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Los Angeles police officer charged with multiple rapes after DNA links him to cold case A LAPD officer is facing life in prison after an investigation into an accusation of rape led to the discovery of another victim.    &...
16:48, 07/18/2019

California teacher placed on paid leave after being accused of links to white supremacist group A teacher at a California private school has been placed on paid administrative leave as officials are investigating claims that he is affiliated with...
17:48, 04/29/2019

Protesters focus again on Hong Kong’s airport, snarling transport links after day of violence  After 13 consecutive weekends of protest, the rupture between Hong Kong police and civilians appears to be solidifying, with no end in sight to the cr...
20:00, 09/01/2019

Hypocritical Ohio law links nuke support to coal subsidies, cuts off renewables Enlarge / One of Ohio's nuclear power plants. (credit: Ohio State Senate) The incredibly low prices of new renewable and natural gas generators have...
04:32, 07/25/2019

Facebook tweaks News Feed to focus on close friends and relevant links Facebook is once again changing up the News Feed. The company announced Thursday two ranking updates to the algorithm that drives the News Feed. One i...
00:00, 05/17/2019

New Green MP Paul Manly denies links to 9/11 truther movement after comments resurface Green Party MP-elect Paul Manly openly questioned the "corporate media's" coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks during two podcast appearances before...
06:00, 05/27/2019

Nancy Pelosi Links Facebook's Refusal To Remove Video To Russian Meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoher...
08:48, 05/30/2019

Lithuanian human chain links anti-Soviet and Hong Kong protesters As protesters formed human chains across Hong Kong on Friday, Ramunas Terleckas was out on the streets of Lithuania's capital Vilnius getting ready to...
07:32, 08/24/2019

Commuting from Kent: HS1 links some of the county's best villages with London St Pancras in 19 minutes Southeastern is a rail company of two halves. Its very name conjures images of exhausted, exasperated passengers stranded on crowded platforms. It is,...
14:32, 09/11/2019

What links a migrant child's tragedy to Jeffrey Epstein's downfall? Donald Trump The media has focused on Epstein at the expense of the tale of Yazmin Juárez, but the two stories share themesFor the TV producer or the newsroom edit...
17:16, 08/02/2019

Court Documents Tie Huawei to Iran, Syria, Sudan, Describe New Banking Links New details about the U.S. sanctions-busting case against Huawei Technologies emerged in court filings in Canada, including about the Chinese telecom ...
17:48, 08/21/2019

Soto leads US over Nigeria 2-0 at Under-20 World Cup Sebastian Soto scored a pair of goals, and the United States beat Nigeria 2-0 at the Under-20 World Cup at Bielsko Biala, Poland, to rebound from an o...
01:48, 05/28/2019

Nigeria coach criticises VAR delay "Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr could not resist a dig at the VAR system after his team\u0027s win 2-1 over South Africa at the Africa Cup of Nations on We...
14:16, 07/11/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winne...
21:32, 06/30/2019

Hotel party as Nigeria scrape into last 16 Nigeria's women sealed a place in the knockout phase of the World Cup for the first time in 20 years without kicking a ball on Thursday -- three days ...
09:16, 06/21/2019

Iheanacho dropped by Nigeria for Cup of Nations "Nigeria have cut Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho from their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which starts in Egypt next wee...
14:48, 06/10/2019

Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria REIMS, France (AP) — Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Satur...
04:00, 06/09/2019

Foreign workers kidnapped from Nigeria oil rig A Canadian and a Scottish oil worker were kidnapped by armed men off a rig in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta over the weekend, a military spokesperson...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Images from Nigeria, land of the 'inseparable two' In the west African country where there are many more twins than anywhere else in the world, photographers Bénédicte Kurzen and Sanne de Wilde explore...
08:32, 05/12/2019

Nigeria's Buhari signals four more years like the last Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari promised on Wednesday to repeat in his second term successes from his first four years including an improved econo...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Turkey orders arrest of 223 military personnel over suspected Gulen links: state media Turkey has ordered the arrest of 223 serving military personnel across the country and in the breakaway state of Northern Cyprus over suspected links ...
12:32, 09/14/2019

4 Your Health: Study links woman’s waist size to risk of coronary artery disease (NBC)- New unique strategies are needed to reverse the rising death toll from synthetic opioids like fentanyl, according to researchers from the Rand ...
05:16, 08/30/2019

Reports: Police Bust Deep Dot Web, Saying It Made Millions Off Referral Links to Dark Web Markets The FBI working in conjunction with authorities in multiple nations has arrested several individuals in connection with their involvement in Deep Dot ...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Scottish Prof Links Mysterious Pictish Symbols and Distant Gobekli Tepe Signs The Picts were an ancient race of people who from at least the 1st century AD dominated the northern territories of what is known today as Scotland. ...
05:16, 07/18/2019

| WATCH | Turkish police arrest hundreds over suspected links to Kurdish militant group The Turkish government has removed three mayors from office over alleged links to a Kurdish armed group as the government arrests more than 400 people...
05:32, 08/20/2019

Nigeria: The politicized herders and farmers conflict Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has ...
19:32, 07/16/2019

30 dead in suicide bomb blasts in Nigeria Three suicide bombers, two girls and a boy, killed 30 people and injured 39 others when they detonated explosives in Nigeria's northeast, emergency re...
01:32, 06/18/2019

Nigeria Got Screwed Over By Some Ticky-Tack VAR Bullshit Nigeria were not eliminated from the World Cup on Monday afternoon, but their hopes of advancing to the knockout stages took a hit when, after a pair ...
06:00, 06/18/2019

| Xenophobic attacks: Nigeria to repatriate 600 citizens from SA Nigeria will repatriate about 600 citizens from South Africa this week following a wave of xenophobic violence that caused tensions between the countr...
19:48, 09/09/2019

In Nigeria, your genetic makeup can decide if you get a second date First date questions in many parts of the world usually revolve around hobbies or favorite TV shows. But in Nigeria, the first date conversation is mo...
12:16, 07/15/2019

Turkish sailors kidnapped off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Pakso...
17:16, 07/27/2019

Two foreign workers kidnapped from oil rig in Nigeria's Delta Gunman kidnapped two foreign workers from an oil rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, the military said - the second abduction there in less tha...
20:16, 04/28/2019

| Eight killed in Nigeria jihadist attacks, say military Eight people, including three soldiers, have killed in jihadist attacks on an army base and village in northeast Nigeria ahead of Monday's Eid al-Adha...
23:48, 08/12/2019

| Nigeria call off Nations Cup bonus strike Nigeria have suspended a training strike over unpaid bonuses at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt following last-minute pleas by the country's footba...
23:32, 06/25/2019

'The misdeeds of a few': Nigeria speaks out over $46m fraud case Government says it will not stand in way of justice after 77 Nigerian nationals are among 80 suspects indicted in US Nigeria’s federal government has ...
18:16, 08/29/2019

Nigeria parliament on lockdown after clash with Shi'ite group Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim prot...
19:32, 07/09/2019

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also are fighting very different bat...
00:16, 06/10/2019

Nigeria make life difficult for themselves, says Rohr "Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says his side must cut out defensive mistakes ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final clash against South Africa...
18:00, 07/09/2019

| No reason why Bafana can’t beat Nigeria - Klate Former Bafana Bafana winger Daine Klate believes that anything is possible for Stuart Baxter’s side with a semi-final clash against Nigeria looming la...
15:00, 07/09/2019

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Nig...
20:48, 07/02/2019

| Nigeria's Rohr wary of much improved Algeria Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr admitted he expects a far tougher challenge against Algeria in the AFCON semi-finals than during qualifying for the 2018 Wor...
20:16, 07/14/2019

Nigeria accused of 'scurrilous' attempt to gag press Access to country’s law-making National Assembly will be restricted, says Guild of EditorsStrict new conditions for covering government proceedings an...
12:32, 05/28/2019

Attack Outside Funeral in Nigeria Leaves at Least 65 Dead The Nigerian president directed the military to hunt down the perpetrators of the attack, which local officials tied to the Islamist extremist group B...
08:16, 07/29/2019

30 killed in triple suicide bombing in Nigeria Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmark...
12:16, 06/17/2019

Suspected extremists kill at least 20 in Nigeria ambush Witnesses say at least 20 people are dead and many others are missing after suspected extremists ambushed a military and civilian convoy in Nigeria's ...
01:32, 05/26/2019

Nigeria's missing: 'We want to know whether our sons are alive or dead' Roughly 20,000 people have been detained by Nigeria’s military over the past decade, leaving their families fraught with anxietyIt was on a chilly mor...
13:00, 05/03/2019

| At least 10 killed in Nigeria fuel tanker blast At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured in central Nigeria when a petrol tanker crashed off the road and exploded as people gathered f...
23:16, 07/02/2019

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as c...
17:16, 06/13/2019

| Violent kidnappings-for-ransom spread across Nigeria Aminu Magami, a taxi driver in northwest Nigeria, froze in fear when more than 20 gunmen stormed an expressway one night in February, shooting into th...
13:16, 05/18/2019

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women's World Cup tournaments with a late goal in a 2-0 victory over South ...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Nigeria bans local Shi'ite group after protests Nigeria's government has banned a Shi'ite Muslim group whose followers have been holding protests to demand the release of their detained leader, accu...
00:16, 07/29/2019

Turkish workers kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria bar Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities...
15:48, 07/23/2019

Nigeria 1-0 Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - as it happened Odion Ighalo grabs second-half winner in AlexandriaUganda shock DR Congo for first Afcon win in 40 years 7.53pm BST The Super Eagles were forced to wo...
21:48, 06/22/2019

Myanmar troops kill six, detain scores in Rakhine over suspected rebel links: military spokesman Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the troubled western state of Rakhine on Thursday, after soldiers and police detained hundred...
17:32, 05/02/2019

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov Links DDoS Cyber-Attack to Hong Kong Unrest, China Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company's CEO said Thursday, linking it to the ongoing political unr...
14:48, 06/13/2019

Weird 'radio bridge' 10 million-light years long links colliding galaxy clusters Astronomers have spotted a ridge of radio emissions 10 million light-years long joining two galaxy clusters that are slowly colliding with each other....
14:32, 06/11/2019

Myanmar troops kill 6, detain scores in Rakhine over suspected rebel links: military spokesman Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the troubled western state of Rakhine on Thursday, after soldiers and police detained hundred...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Nigeria knocks out defending champ Cameroon at African Cup Defending champion Cameroon is out of the African Cup of Nations after losing 3-2 to Nigeria in a wild last-16 game      ...
20:48, 07/06/2019

Norway v Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Reims, kick-off 8pm (BST)Afghanistan football president banned for life for sexual abuseFeel free to email Ben or tweet @benfis...
21:00, 06/08/2019

How ‘Nigeria’s #MeToo moment’ turned against rape accuser Busola Dakolo investigated by police after publicly acusing star pastor Biodun FatoyinboBusola Dakolo said she had been expecting to hear from the pol...
06:48, 08/06/2019

| Mother of Nigeria ex-national football coach kidnapped Gunmen have abducted the mother of former Nigerian football national team coach Ogere Siasia, relatives said, in the latest kidnapping targeting a spo...
16:48, 07/15/2019

| 'Special' Oshoala inches Nigeria towards World Cup knockouts Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby hailed forward Asisat Oshoala as "special" after her goal helped the Super Falcons to a win over South Korea at the wome...
19:48, 06/12/2019

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned ...
18:16, 06/06/2019

Soccer: Hegerberg-less Norway canter past Nigeria Ada Hegerberg was not needed as Norway kicked off their women's World Cup Group A campaign with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday....
04:16, 06/09/2019

Man climbs onto plane wing before takeoff at Nigeria airport An Azman Air plane had been waiting for clearance to takeoff from Lagos, Nigeria, when a man climbed onto the wing.      ...
23:48, 07/19/2019

'Football is life' -- Nigeria's quest to become a footballing force Rarely is there respite when trying to transform a country's sporting fortunes. For all the talent, there are the obstacles; for all the expectations,...
13:32, 05/29/2019

Shi'ite protesters clash with Nigeria military, police in Abuja Nigerian troops and police clashed on Tuesday with Shi'ite Muslim marchers in the capital Abuja and gunfire could be heard, according to a Reuters wit...
18:32, 07/23/2019

Nigeria Buries Soldiers at Night in Secret Cemetery Secret military graveyards in Nigeria’s northeast hold the bodies of more than 1,000 soldiers killed in attacks by Islamist groups, a picture at odds ...
22:48, 07/31/2019

Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed as Caf vice-president Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed from his role as a vice-president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) and replaced by South Africa's D...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Pakso...
23:16, 07/16/2019

Armed gang kills at least 34 in northwest Nigeria, police say An armed gang killed at least 34 people in attacks on villages in northwest Nigeria, police said on Sunday, part of a wave of violence the government ...
18:48, 06/16/2019

Triple suicide attack kills at least 30 in northeast Nigeria At least 30 people have been killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno, state emergency officials said on Monday, in the ...
13:16, 06/17/2019

African Cup: Nigeria needs late goal vs. debutant Burundi CAIRO (AP) — Odion Ighalo scored a late winner four minutes after coming on as a substitute to see a relieved Nigeria squeeze past tournament debutant...
22:16, 06/22/2019

Nigeria v South Korea: Women's World Cup – live! Live coverage from the 2pm kick-off in Group AGolden boot standings: France 2019’s top scorersSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsAnd you...
15:00, 06/12/2019

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent president...
04:48, 06/17/2019

| Nigeria's president signs ambitious 2019 budget Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an ambitious budget into law, days ahead of the official start of his second term leading Africa's larg...
04:32, 05/28/2019

30 killed in Nigeria suicide bombing while watching TV match MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Nigeria say at least 30 people have been killed by a suicide bomber. The victims had been watchi...
14:48, 06/17/2019

| Six Shi'ites dead in Nigeria clashes over imprisoned leader At least six Shi'ite Muslim protesters were killed in clashes with Nigerian police in the capital Abuja, witnesses said, the latest deadly violence ov...
23:32, 07/23/2019

Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala Finally Shows The World Who She Is The World Cup is a showcase—of the sport, its teams, and its individual talents. It’s also a competition that crowns the best soccer nation in the wor...
22:48, 06/12/2019

| Rohr insists future is bright for youthful Nigeria Gernot Rohr believes Nigeria will be stronger for their experience at this year's Africa Cup of Nations after they suffered a painful defeat to Algeri...
16:48, 07/15/2019

Nigeria says ex-president and his oil minister took bribes: court filing The Nigerian government has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan and his then oil minister of accepting bribes and breaking the country's laws t...
21:16, 05/10/2019

South Africa closes embassies in Nigeria after threats South Africa has temporarily closed its embassies in Abuja and Lagos following retaliatory violence carried out against South African businesses in Ni...
12:48, 09/05/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Women's World Cup: Germany sweep Nigeria aside to reach last 8 Germany are still yet to concede a goal at the World Cup, having become the first team through to the last eight. There was VAR controversy again but ...
02:48, 06/23/2019

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win "Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves u...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Germany v Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019, last 16 - live! Nigeria will be looking to cause an upset against GermanyWho tops the latest Women’s World Cup 2019 power rankings?Any thoughts? You can email Scott 4...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Man Jumps On Plane Wing As It Prepares For Takeoff In Nigeria A man climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for takeoff at an airport in Nigeria's Lagos city, causing panic among passengers, authorities s...
23:48, 07/20/2019

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to flee to neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tu...
15:16, 05/28/2019

Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Say Officials Five Indian sailors, who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria, have been released. Sudeep Chaudhary, Ankit Hooda, Chirag Yadav, Avinash Reddy, and M...
15:16, 06/29/2019

Under-20 World Cup: Nigeria omit Villarreal's Samuel Chukwueze Villarreal's Samuel Chukwueze is left out of Nigeria's squad for the Under-20 World Cup clearing the way for him to play at the Africa Cup of Nations....
14:32, 05/14/2019

Nigeria's cattle-raising Fulani people – in pictures With over 200 million people and an emerging middle class, Nigeria is witnessing a boom in demand for meat. Most of the demand is met by pastoralists ...
12:16, 06/28/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 mln on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the ...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Madagascar v Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Madagascar pulls off shock in style 6.53pm BST Nigeria, having slumped to second place (ahead of Guinean, who beat Burundi 2-0 thanks to goals by Moha...
21:48, 06/30/2019

Wild polio has been eradicated in Nigeria but infections will continue Nigeria has officially wiped out wild polio, but there have already been 15 cases of infection this year, caused by the live virus used in some vaccin...
18:00, 08/23/2019

Suspected Islamists kill at least 65 in northeast Nigeria: state TV At least 65 people died in an attack by suspected Islamists on a group returning from a funeral in Nigeria's northeastern Borno region, state televisi...
00:16, 07/29/2019

Islamic State says it kidnapped six aid workers in northeast Nigeria Islamic State's West Africa branch said on Thursday it was responsible for the kidnapping of six aid workers in northeast Nigeria, according to a twee...
22:16, 07/25/2019

Hundreds arrested US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams US and Nigerian authorities have dismantled multiple groups running so-called business email compromise schemes. The online scams led to $1.3 billion ...
04:02, 09/11/2019

| Two Shell oil worker hostages freed in Nigeria - police Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's restive oil-rich south have been freed, six days after they were seized by gunmen who killed their guard ...
22:48, 05/02/2019

| WATCH: Bafana v Nigeria - fans give their predictions WATCH as fans in Lagos and Johannesburg give their predictions ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarter-final between Bafana Bafana and Nige...
22:16, 07/10/2019

Suspected Islamists kill at least 30 in northeast Nigeria - source Suspected Boko Haram Islamists have killed at least 30 people in a shooting at a funeral in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, a security source and ...
20:48, 07/28/2019

| Madagascar shock Nigeria to extend AFCON fairytale AFCON newcomers Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset of Nigeria on Sunday with a 2-0 win over the three-time former champions to clinch a place in t...
21:16, 06/30/2019

| Nigeria sharia police arrest four over 'Facebook' wedding Four men have been arrested in the northern Nigerian city of Kano for allegedly carrying out a false marriage on Facebook, which the Islamic enforceme...
15:48, 07/11/2019

Nigeria deploys satellite tech to track oil smugglers From algorithms to track "dark" ships smuggling stolen crude oil to an online licensing system to undercut corruption, one Nigerian government agency ...
16:32, 04/30/2019

Islamists kill nine soldiers in northeast Nigeria: sources Islamist militants killed nine Nigerian soldiers in an attack on a military base in the northeast of the country, three soldiers and an official from ...
02:00, 09/12/2019

Nigeria's Buhari to visit South Africa after attacks Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will visit South Africa next month to reinforce the bonds between the two countries after a wave of deadly riots ...
03:16, 09/08/2019

Potential jury for ex-Obama White House Counsel Greg Craig asked about links to Mueller probe A pool of more than 70 potential jurors was asked if they had any knowledge or connections to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former ...
04:48, 08/13/2019

Living and renting in Camberwell: travel links, parking, schools, best streets — and the average cost of monthly rent Handy train connections, comparatively affordable rents and a burgeoning foodie scene drew Sam Hurst to move south of the river almost four years ago....
09:48, 06/17/2019

Sadio Mané on Barcelona 'jealousy', Real Madrid links and Liverpool's golden boot battle – video Liverpool winger Sadio Mané has distanced himself from rumours that he is considering a move to Real Madrid this summer.Speaking before his team's Cha...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Cameroon to face Nigeria in Afcon last 16 as Ghana and Benin also progress • Cameroon 0-0 Benin; Ghana 2-0 Guinea-Bissau • Mali top Group E, South Africa qualify for last 16Cameroon, the holders, will face the three-time Afri...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Algeria v Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations semi-final – live! Africa Cup of Nations semi-final news from the game in CairoRedemption awaits Youcef Belaili if form holds against NigeriaAnd you can mail Simon or tw...
21:16, 07/14/2019

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger since April: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to seek safety in neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency sai...
12:00, 05/28/2019

US anti-pill campaigners promote menstruation tracking app in Nigeria The Femm app has received Catholic church backing but experts say it’s unreliable as birth control and does not help the vulnerableUS campaigners who ...
11:00, 07/15/2019

Flight out of Nigeria airport delayed after lunatic climbs onto plane This stowaway wanted to fly on a wing and a prayer. The man ran on Friday onto a taxiway at the international airport in Lagos, Nigeria, where he thre...
00:32, 07/23/2019

| 13 Nigeria civilians killed in air raid targeting jihadists - sources At least 13 civilians were killed in an air raid as the military repulsed a jihadist assault in northeast Borno state, residents and a security source...
22:00, 07/08/2019

Wendie Renard’s twice-taken penalty takes France past Nigeria Wendie Renard went from villain to hero in the space of two minutes, scoring her retaken penalty after a double VAR check to ensure France progress to...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Nigeria's Buhari kicks off challenge-filled second term with low-key inauguration Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at a low-key inauguration ceremony in which he surprised many by not d...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Late winner sends Nigeria into AFCON semi-finals "Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final - Cairo International Stadium – Nigeria 2 (S. Chukwueze 27\u0027, W. Troost-Ekong 89\u0027) South Africa 1 (B. Zu...
23:48, 07/10/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria players' strike averted after payment The threat of another pay row by Nigeria players at the Nations Cup is averted after the country's football federation pays outstanding bonuses and al...
16:00, 06/29/2019

Germany tops Nigeria, reaches Women’s World Cup quarters Germany advanced to the Women’s World Cup quarterfinals for the eighth straight time, beating African champion Nigeria 3-0 Saturday at Grenoble,...
22:16, 06/22/2019

| Ighalo boosts Golden Boot hopes as Nigeria finish third Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third pla...
09:48, 07/18/2019

Nigeria security agents arrest activist for calling for revolution ABUJA — Nigerian security agents arrested Omoyele Sowore, an activist, news organization founder and former presidential candidate who was calli...
04:16, 08/06/2019

Nigeria Football Federation explains delay in paying coaches Nigeria's Football Federation says delays in paying coaches were a 'short-term' issue and admits Gernot Rohr has only received a portion of this year'...
17:16, 05/18/2019

Germany captain Alexandra Popp to turn centurion against Nigeria Alex Popp will become the 26th German woman to play 100 games for her country against Nigeria on Saturday. The attacker believes there are gaps for Ge...
03:16, 06/22/2019

| Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition Nigeria's broadcasting authority shut down private radio and television stations owned by a key opposition figure who hours earlier said his media ope...
16:16, 06/07/2019

Nigeria ready to fulfill potential at women's World Cup, says coach Nigeria have been unable to translate their dominance of African football into consistent success at the women's World Cup but coach Thomas Dennerby s...
12:00, 05/29/2019

Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the country's central bank to stop providing foreign currency for food imports, according to a stat...
00:00, 08/15/2019

African Cup stunner: Madagascar tops Nigeria, upstages Salah Madagascar upset Nigeria and even upstaged Mohamed Salah at the African Cup of Nations on Sunday. Madagascar made it an African Cup debut to remember ...
23:48, 06/30/2019

Imprisoned Nigeria's Shiite leader granted medical leave Nigeria's imprisoned Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky has been granted permission to travel to India for medical treatment, a spokesman confirmed to CNN ...
21:48, 08/05/2019

Nigeria set for highest oil exports to Europe in 7 months on North Sea outages Outages at North Sea oilfields have helped put competing Nigerian oil on pace to arrive in Europe at the highest levels in seven months in June, accor...
17:16, 06/26/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal and Nigeria reach semis Senegal became the first side to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin, while Nigeria overcam...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria through to next round as Zimbabwe's wait goes on German coach Gernot Rohr's Nigeria are through to the last-16 after the Super Eagles beat Guinea in Group B. In Group A, Uganda and Zimbabwe shared th...
23:16, 06/26/2019

Islamic State claims it killed 11 soldiers in northeastern Nigeria Islamic State (IS) killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ on S...
01:32, 05/12/2019

Islamic Movement in Nigeria: The Iranian-inspired Shia group The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is challenging the ban, arguing that it is a peaceful movement which has borne the brunt of state-orchestrated violenc...
02:16, 08/05/2019

Justice Department indicts 80 in online scams linked to Nigeria The Justice Department unsealed a 252-count indictment accusing 80 people in the United States and Nigeria of attempting to steal millions of dollars ...
02:16, 08/23/2019

5 Indian Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates In Nigeria To Return Today Five Indian sailors who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria earlier this year, will return to Mumbai today following their release, Ministry of Exte...
09:32, 07/01/2019

Germany tops Nigeria, reaches Women's World Cup quarters Alexandra Popp had just scored a go-ahead goal against Nigeria in her 100th international appearance when Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita signaled ...
13:00, 06/24/2019

Residential building collapses following torrential rain in southern Nigeria A three-story residential building collapsed following heavy rain in southern Nigeria. Authorities say there were no casualties from the collapse. &#...
05:00, 09/14/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar shock Nigeria to top Group B Madagascar, ranked 108th in the world, caused the biggest upset of the tournament so far as they beat Gernot Rohr's Nigeria to win Group B. Elsewhere,...
23:48, 06/30/2019

Nigeria's Buhari assigns cabinet portfolios, appoints new oil minister Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari swore members of his cabinet into office on Wednesday, assigning a new minister of state for petroleum in Africa'...
17:16, 08/21/2019

Islamic State claims it killed 10 soldiers in northeastern Nigeria Islamic State (IS) killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Magumeri, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ on Sa...
21:48, 05/04/2019

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Madagascar shock Nigeria to top Group B • Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria; Burundi 0-2 Guinea• Tournament debutants finish first in Group B in EgyptMadagascar pulled off one of the great shocks of th...
21:48, 06/30/2019

Nigeria's three-year milestone takes Africa towards polio eradication Nigeria marked three years free of endemic wild polio on Wednesday, with health officials saying the nation's progress in fighting the crippling viral...
01:16, 08/22/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria will ignore favourites tag, says Iwobi Nigeria will 'ignore' the fact many view the Super Eagles as favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of the semi-finals, says Arsenal forward A...
21:48, 07/12/2019

Nigeria fuel truck fire kills at least 50: governor's spokesman At least 50 people were killed in Nigeria when fuel from a crashed truck that they were siphoning up caught fire, a spokesman for the governor in cent...
13:32, 07/02/2019

| Holders Cameroon to face Nigeria as Ghana pinch top spot Defending AFCON champions Cameroon will meet Nigeria in a clash of continental giants in the last 16 after a draw with Benin allowed Ghana to finish t...
22:00, 07/02/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 million on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the ...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Living and renting in Regent's Park: travel links, parking, schools, best streets — and the average cost of monthly rent With a Royal Park at its heart and Oxford Street within walking distance, renters who want everything on their doorstep are drawn to this central loca...
19:32, 09/03/2019

Nigeria's state oil firm to change payment structure for joint ventures Nigeria's NNPC said on Thursday it was planning to change the way energy joint ventures paid operating costs to help ensure smooth financing for proje...
21:16, 07/04/2019

World Cup 2019: Nigeria on 'changing mentality' of women's football in Africa Nigeria players Francisca Ordega and Asisat Oshoala on their personal struggles, inspirations and responsibilities going into this summer's World Cup....
19:32, 06/16/2019

A Debut Novel of Political and Personal Upheaval in Late-20th-Century Nigeria Nnamdi Ehirim’s “Prince of Monkeys” witnesses a diverse group of friends navigating riots and their own comings-of-age in Lagos in the ’80s and ’90s....
12:32, 05/31/2019

Redemption awaits Algeria’s Youcef Belaili if form holds against Nigeria From a ban for drug use in 2016 to an enduring strike partnership with Baghdad Bounedjah, destiny appears to be on the side of Djamel Belmadi’s unhera...
14:48, 07/13/2019

Nigeria police say senior officer killed as Shi'ite protest turns violent Nigerian police said a senior officer was killed and three other policemen were injured on Monday as a Shi'ite Muslim protest in the capital city of A...
23:16, 07/22/2019

Germany tops Nigeria, reaches Women's World Cup quarters Germany advanced to the Women's World Cup quarterfinals for the eighth straight time, beating African champion Nigeria 3-0    ...
21:48, 06/22/2019

Ruptured pipeline in Nigeria's Delta state spilled oil: NNPC chief A pipeline that ruptured on Friday in Nigeria's Delta state spilled oil, but has been contained, the head of state oil company NNPC said on Saturday....
21:16, 08/31/2019

2019 Women's World Cup: Veteran Onome Ebi included in Nigeria squad Veteran defender Onome Ebi will become the first African to play in five Fifa global tournaments after being named in Nigeria's Women's World Cup squa...
17:32, 05/25/2019

Nigeria president condemns latest killings in northwestern Sokoto state Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari condemns the killing of 37 people by bandits in the northwestern state of Sokoto, his spokesman said in a stateme...
00:32, 07/21/2019

India Backs Nigeria's Tijjani Muhammad-Bande As UNGA's Next President India has expressed support to Nigeria's Ambassador to the UN Tijjani Muhammad-Bande as the next president of the General Assembly and called him to m...
14:48, 05/14/2019

South Africa, Nigeria clash amid attacks on foreign business South Africa said Thursday it's closed its embassy in Nigeria, and the government in Abuja answered by saying it would evacuate diplomats from South A...
22:32, 09/05/2019

Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's Delta region have been rescued: police Two Royal Dutch Shell oil workers who were kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta region last week have been rescued, a police spokesman said on ...
00:32, 05/01/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ghana top group, Cameroon to face Nigeria Ghana held their nerve to beat Guinnea-Bissau to top Group F. But there was disappointment for holders Cameroon, who were held by draw-specialists Ben...
21:32, 07/02/2019

Nigeria’s President Promises, Again, to Bring Back Kidnapped Chibok Students Five years after dozens of girls were kidnapped by militants, half are still missing. Their absence seems all but forgotten, except by their families....
19:32, 04/30/2019

Nigeria's 'Gucci Pastor' takes leave of absence over rape claims Biodun Fatoyinbo steps aside amid allegations of historical attack on photographerA celebrity pastor in Nigeria is to take a leave of absence after a ...
17:00, 07/02/2019

AFCON 2019: 'I expect Nigeria to win it all,' says Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria made a big impact in the 1990s, but have failed to build on their golden era. Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Jay-Jay Okocha spoke to...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Can Buhari win over his enemies to unite a deeply divided Nigeria? | Orji Sunday As the president is sworn in for a further four years, the challenges of tackling corruption, poverty and conflict grow ever more intenseNigeria’s pre...
09:16, 05/29/2019

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Xenophobic Riots The announcement is the latest effort to respond to anti-immigrant violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s ...
17:48, 09/10/2019

Nigeria into Africa Cup of Nations last 16 as Naby Keïta makes return for Guinea Nigeria have become the first side to advance to the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Guinea 1-0 in Alexandria.As with their ...
22:16, 06/26/2019

Nigeria closes part of border with Benin to check rice smuggling Nigeria has partially closed its western border with Benin to curb rice smuggling that is threatening the country's attempt to boost local production,...
21:48, 08/28/2019

Odion Ighalo Boosts Golden Boot Hopes As Nigeria finish Third Nigeria maintained their perfect record in third place playoffs at the Cup of Nations having won six other matches between the beaten semi-finalists....
05:32, 07/18/2019

Action! Nigeria's film industry draws global entertainment brands "Oya!" shouts the director in Nigerian Pidgin English. Actors take their marks. Lighting blinks on. The film crew snaps into action after the order to...
01:48, 09/11/2019

Triple suicide bomb attack in Nigeria targets football fans Three suicide bombers have killed 30 people in the village of Konduga in Borno, Nigeria. The attackers targeted an area where people had gathered to w...
15:32, 06/17/2019

| Nigeria pledges to 'work as brothers' with South Africa over recent violence Nigeria pledged to "work as brothers" with Pretoria on Thursday, after recent anti-migrant violence in South Africa sparked diplomatic tensions betwee...
00:32, 09/06/2019

Airtel Africa's Delayed $4.4 Billion Nigeria listing to Go Ahead on July 8 Airtel Africa aims to list on the Nigerian bourse on Monday, one of the financial advisors arranging the issue said, after the exchange postponed the ...
08:18, 07/06/2019

Home Office advice on trafficked women from Nigeria sparks outrage Trafficked women can return to Africa ‘wealthy and held in high regard’, says guidanceHome Office officials have provoked outrage by stating that traf...
16:00, 07/01/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Rohr in no hurry to decide future Gernot Rohr says there is 'no hurry' for him to decide on his future as Nigeria coach after the team's defeat to Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations ...
00:48, 07/16/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: 'I expect Nigeria to win it all,' says Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria made a big impact in the 1990s, but have failed to build on their golden era. Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Jay-Jay Okocha spoke to...
10:16, 06/21/2019

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”, ...
21:48, 08/01/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mo Salah on target as Egypt join Nigeria in next round Egyptian talisman Mo Salah scored his first goal of the tournament as the hosts beat DR Congo to qualify from Group A. Earlier, German coach Gernot Ro...
07:32, 06/27/2019

Italy protests Swiss delay in releasing evidence in Nigeria graft case Italian prosecutors have complained to Switzerland about lengthy delays in obtaining evidence they have requested in an international corruption case ...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Anti-Immigrant Riots The announcement is the latest effort to respond to xenophobic violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s two ...
06:32, 09/10/2019

Nigeria could claim glory in a Cup of Nations higher on drama than quality | Jonathan Wilson Nigeria deserve semi-final spot but lack the class of old in an era when Africa’s minnows are stronger and the best weakerNigeria are in the semi-fina...
14:00, 07/11/2019

Deadly xenophobic riots in South Africa prompt diplomatic tensions with Nigeria. Here’s why. Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo also cancelled his participation in the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting on Africa, which is taking place i...
20:00, 09/05/2019

Women's World Cup: Germany routs South Africa, France beats Nigeria Germany won Group B after a victory over South Africa, France topped Group A with a win over Nigeria, and Norway, China and Spain secured spots in the...
10:00, 06/18/2019

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter hints at tactical tweaks against Nigeria "South Africa coach Stuart Baxter will keep Nigeria guessing over the approach he will adopt in their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final on Wednesday...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Guro Reiten steals show as Norway beat Nigeria at Women’s World Cup The last time Norway beat Nigeria in a Women’s World Cup match, they went on to win the tournament. The Norwegians’ rout of the African champions on S...
02:00, 06/09/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr cools title talk Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr downplays his team's chances of winning a fourth title at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt which kicks off on Friday....
07:00, 06/17/2019

Riyad Mahrez strike sinks Nigeria and puts Algeria in Afcon final The tournament had been waiting for Riyad Mahrez and in the semi-final he finally arrived. It came down in the end to one shot. A free-kick, perhaps 2...
03:16, 07/15/2019

Nigeria's Buhari condemns Borno state attack, orders manhunt: statement Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned an attack on a funeral procession in the northeastern state of Borno that caused the death of ...
00:16, 07/29/2019

South Korea v Norway, Nigeria v France: Women's World Cup clockwatch – live! Live updates from Group A, kick-off 8pm (BST)‘You can feel this surge’: how France caught World Cup feverFeel free to email John or tweet @JohnBrewin_...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters...
22:16, 05/10/2019

Insecurity and violence turn Nigeria into a ‘pressure cooker’ that must be addressed, says UN rights expert Nigeria is a pressure cooker of internal conflicts and generalized violence that must be addressed urgently, an independent United Nations expert said...
23:32, 09/03/2019

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election ...
21:48, 04/28/2019

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech to make decision on future after Europa League final amid Chelsea sporting director links Petr Cech insists he will make a decision on his future after the Europa League final amid speculation he will return to Chelsea as sporting director....
02:16, 05/22/2019

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Des...
00:32, 06/18/2019

Alexandra Popp leaves Nigeria flat to send Germany fizzing into quarter-finals Germany advanced to the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals for the eighth straight time by beating the African champions, Nigeria, 3-0 in Grenoble.Alexa...
21:48, 06/22/2019

More Than 1,000 Detained in Moscow Protest Thousands of demonstrators protested the exclusion of opposition candidates from Moscow government elections, a sign of growing public discontent as P...
23:48, 07/27/2019

Brazil never had a problem with China, and U.S. ties should not hurt China links: minister Brazil's current government has never had any problem with China, the Brazilian foreign minister said on Friday, adding that the issue arose from how ...
19:48, 07/26/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: Women in peacekeeping, the arrest of Sudan’s leader, updates on Libya, Nigeria and Syria On Thursday, the Security Council looked at the key role played by women in the UN’s peacekeeping operations. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could b...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Guatemala, Hurricane Dorian, Yemen, Nigeria, Somalia and post-Brexit UK trade A recap of Tuesday’s stories: International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala successfully completes mandate; UN prioritizes Hurricane Dorian a...
23:32, 09/03/2019

Lisa Byington And Cat Whitehill Bust Out Lazy Tropes About African Teams For Their Germany-Nigeria Commentary Commentating on live sports for a national television audience can be a herculean task, but it’s a lot easier if you decide to rely on tired racial st...
02:48, 06/23/2019

Odion Ighalo strengthens Golden Boot claim as Nigeria clinch third place at Africa Cup of Nations Odion Ighalo netted the only goal of the game and went off injured as Nigeria sealed victory over Tunisia in the third-place play-off at the Africa Cu...
01:00, 07/18/2019

England manager Phil Neville says links to USA manager’s job are ‘flattering’ • Lionesses coach says his focus remains with England• ‘I love this job and we’ve got a big job to do’The England manager, Phil Neville, has dismissed...
18:16, 09/04/2019

At Least 2,300 People Have Been Detained During the Lockdown in Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and co...
21:16, 08/21/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a "mafia-style" attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authoriti...
23:32, 05/10/2019

Nearly 250 migrants detained after BP encountering near Sasabe TUCSON – Nearly 250 migrants were detained this week after Tucson Sector Border Patrol encountered three large groups east of Sasabe. According ...
02:48, 08/31/2019