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Op-Ed: Twitter loses billions on stock market, but it’s a bad call

New York City - Twitter got hit hard by the market just after booting Donald Trump. The question is whether Trump is worth that much to Twitter. I sniff some self-serving sleaze in this market move.

The story behind 'Oloture', Nigeria's Netflix sex-trafficking drama

Lagos - Clad soberly in a chequered knee-length dress, Tobore Ovuorie hardly seems as if she once walked the streets of Lagos in a revealing outfit and high heels.

Nigeria arrests journalist and opposition leader Sowore

Abuja - Nigerian authorities have arrested five activists who were organising a an anti-government protest, severely beating the most prominent of them Omoyele Sowore, his lawyer said Saturday.

Hundreds of Nigerian schoolboys released after six-day kidnap ordeal

Kankara - More than 300 Nigerian schoolboys seized in a mass abduction claimed by Boko Haram experienced their first full day of freedom on Friday after a nearly week-long ordeal.

Boko Haram releases video claiming to show kidnapped boys

Kankara - The Boko Haram jihadist group released a video on Thursday claiming to show schoolboys seized in a mass kidnapping in northwest Nigeria last week.

Boko Haram releases video claiming to show kidnapped students

Kankara - The Boko Haram jihadist group released a video on Thursday claiming to show schoolboys seized in a mass kidnapping in northwest Nigeria last week.

Nigerian kidnappings a sign of Boko Haram expansion, say experts

Lagos - Nigeria's dreaded Boko Haram has sounded a grim warning in claiming responsibility for a mass kidnapping in the country's northwest, analysts say.Hundreds of students were seized by gunmen last Friday from a school in Katsina state.

Boko Haram claims kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian students

Kano - Boko Haram on Tuesday claimed it was behind the abduction of hundreds of students in northwestern Nigeria, in what appears to be a major expansion of the jihadist group's activities into new areas.

Boko Haram claims Nigeria farm massacre as toll rises to 76

Kano - The Boko Haram jihadist group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for a brutal massacre of farm workers in northeast Nigeria over the weekend as the death toll rose to 76.

Massacre in jihadist-ravaged northeast Nigeria kills at least 110

Maiduguri - At least 110 people were killed in a weekend attack on farm workers in northeast Nigeria blamed on jihadists, the UN humanitarian coordinator in the country said on Sunday, making it the deadliest raid on civilians this year.

'Came to kill': survivor recalls Nigeria protest shooting

Lagos - She hasn't been able to sleep for a week and at first wanted just "to stay hidden".But this survivor of the shooting of peaceful Nigerian protesters at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos last week says she realised that she had to speak out.

What we know about Nigeria protest shooting

Lagos - Authorities in Nigeria's Lagos have begun a judicial inquiry into the shooting of peaceful protesters one week ago that unleashed chaos across Africa's biggest city.

Nigeria launches inquiry into Lagos protest shootings

Lagos - A judicial panel in Nigeria's biggest city Lagos on Tuesday began an inquiry into the shooting of peaceful protesters last week and broader police brutality that had sparked demonstrations and unrest.

Looting sweeps Nigeria as authorities struggle with unrest

Lagos - Nigerian authorities struggled to halt looting across the country on Sunday as crowds defied curfew orders to ransack government warehouses in the latest in a wave of unrest sweeping Africa's most populous nation.

Looters raid Nigeria food warehouse as unrest spreads

Jos - Several thousand people ransacked and looted a government food warehouse in central Nigeria on Saturday in the latest in two weeks of unrest sweeping over Africa's most populous country.

Police patrol Nigeria's Lagos after days of unrest

Lagos - Barricades and police checkpoints dotted the empty streets of Lagos Friday as authorities tried to restore order to Africa's biggest city, under curfew following days of violent unrest.

Police patrol Nigeria's Lagos after days of unrest

Lagos - Barricades and police checkpoints dotted the empty streets of Lagos Friday as authorities tried to return order to Africa's biggest city, under curfew following days of violent unrest.

Police patrol Nigeria's Lagos after president warns protesters

Lagos - Sporadic gunshots were heard in Lagos on Friday as security forces patrolled Nigeria's biggest city after days of unrest following the shooting of protesters that sparked condemnation at home and abroad.

Nigeria president warns protesters as unrest flares

Lagos - Nigeria's president has urged an end to unrest sweeping the country but avoided mentioning the police shooting of unarmed demonstrators that sparked international condemnation and unleashed chaos in Africa's biggest city.

Fresh unrest in Nigeria's Lagos after shooting of protesters

Lagos - Shots rang out and a prison was set ablaze as fresh unrest rocked Nigeria's biggest city Lagos on Thursday after the shooting of protesters that drew international outrage.
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