Facebook

Facebook removes accounts from UAE, Nigeria, Egypt and Indonesia

Hundreds of pages accused of 'coordinated inauthentic behaviour' and misleading millions of users worldwide.

Facebook removes accounts from UAE, Nigeria, Egypt and Indonesia

Africa

Gunmen kidnap six school girls in Nigeria

Police say the armed men also took away two staff from the boarding school south of the city of Kaduna.

Gunmen kidnap six school girls in Nigeria

Nigeria

Nigeria, South Africa to set up early warning system over attacks

Pledge to stop xenophobic attacks came during a visit by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to South Africa.

Nigeria, South Africa to set up early warning system over attacks

Africa

Hundreds of 'abused' captives freed from Nigeria school

At least 300 students, many in chains, rescued from a building housing an Islamic school in Kaduna city, say police.

Hundreds of 'abused' captives freed from Nigeria school

AJ Impact

UK judge allows Nigeria to appeal $9bn asset forfeiture ruling

At the United Nations this week, President Muhammadu Buhari called the case a 'scam', and vowed to fight it.

UK judge allows Nigeria to appeal $9bn asset forfeiture ruling

Nigeria

Nigeria: Abducted aid worker killed by ISIL affiliate

Report of the aid worker's killing comes after decision by Mercy Corps to close four offices in northeast Nigeria.

Nigeria: Abducted aid worker killed by ISIL affiliate

Africa

Nigeria bans foreign milk to support local farmers

Critics say local producers may struggle to supply enough milk for 200 million Nigerians.

Africa

Nigeria floods: 'Too late' to replant damaged crops

Meteorologists are warning Nigerians to expect more flooding nationwide, raising fears of food shortages.

AJ Impact

Nigerian court orders firm that won $9bn to forfeit assets

The order came after two men linked to the firm pleaded guilty to fraud and tax evasion on its behalf, the court said.

Nigerian court orders firm that won $9bn to forfeit assets

Boko Haram

Ex-Boko Haram fighters face their hardest battle: Reintegration

After living with Boko Haram, runaways, including wives and children, struggle for social acceptance in Nigeria.

Ex-Boko Haram fighters face their hardest battle: Reintegration

South Africa

South Africa offers 'profuse' apologies to Nigeria after attacks

Foreign workers in South Africa have become victims of anti-immigrant violence with at least 12 killed.

South Africa offers 'profuse' apologies to Nigeria after attacks

Africa

22,000 Nigerians missing since Boko Haram crisis began: Red Cross

It's the highest number of missing persons registered with the organisation in any country, most of them children.

22,000 Nigerians missing since Boko Haram crisis began: Red Cross

AJ Impact

OPEC members Iraq, Nigeria agree to cut oil output

Oil prices have dropped below $60 per barrel as fears of a global recession outweigh concerns about falling supply.

OPEC members Iraq, Nigeria agree to cut oil output

South Africa

Nigerians repatriated from South Africa after attacks

Nigerian airline to return more than 600 nationals in the coming days with victims saying it's 'not safe here'.

Nigerians repatriated from South Africa after attacks

Nigeria

Nigerian tribunal rejects bid to overturn Buhari's election

Defeat for the main opposition People's Democratic Party was widely anticipated and judges dismissed all its claims.

Nigerian tribunal rejects bid to overturn Buhari's election