New York : In northeast Nigeria, where armed conflict has forced millions from their homes, the UN’s migration agency, IOM, is supporting the construction of quarantine shelters, as the region braces for an outbreak of COVID-19 which, it warns, would have ‘devastating consequences’ for those who have been displaced. more
Nigerian troops free 15 hostages from pirates in delta region

Abuja/Xinhua: A total of 15 hostages held by pirates in Nigeria's delta region were rescued by troops operating in the oil-producing state of Bayelsa, said a military spokesman.

Over 40 people killed in attacks on multiple villages in Northwestern Nigeria

Abuja/Sputnik: At least 47 people were killed in a series of attacks on villages in Nigeria’s northwestern Katsina state, local police said on Monday.

Gunmen kills 21 people Nigeria village

Moscow/Sputnik: A village in the central Nigerian state of Kaduna has been attacked by gunmen, which resulted in the death of 21 people, media reported on Thursday.

Gunmen kill 17 in northern Nigeria

Lagos (Xinhua/UNI): Nigerian police in the northern state of Kaduna on Thursday said unidentified gunmen shot dead 17 members of a local vigilante group following an attack on Jan Ruwa vi ...

16 killed in Nigeria village attack

Lagos, (Xinhua/UNI): A new attack by the armed men killed 16 people on Sunday in a village in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna, local police said Monday.

Nigeria: Oil tanker explosion kills 9

Abuja: At least nine people were killed when a fuel-laden tanker exploded amid traffic in Nigeria's commercial city of Lagos on Thursday, media reports said.