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Nigeria's Buhari home after 100-day treatment in London

Abuja - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned home on Saturday after spending more than 100 days in London receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness.

Nigeria leader to fly home Saturday after UK treatment: office

Abuja - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will return home on Saturday after spending more than 100 days in London receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment, his office said.

Released Chibok girls ready for education after ordeal

Abuja - The 106 Nigerian schoolgirls no longer in captivity by Boko Haram jihadists fighting against western-style education will all go to university from September, the country's minister for women's affairs said Friday.

Nigeria suicide bombers kill 28, wound 82

Kano - Three women suicide bombers blew themselves up at the entrance to a camp for displaced people in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, killing 28 people and wounding 82, local sources said.

'I'm ok' says Nigeria president after 3-month absence

Abuja - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who has been in London for treatment of an undisclosed illness for more than three months, has assured a government delegation that he is doing fine.

Nigerian forces in 'unauthorised search' of UN camp

Kano - Nigerian forces conducted an unauthorised dawn raid on the UN's main base in the country's conflict-torn northeast on Friday, the UN said, further inflaming tensions between the government and aid groups.

'Gang war' blamed for Nigeria church massacre

Lagos - Eleven worshippers gunned-down in a Nigerian church funded by a man accused by some of being a drug lord and described by others as a philanthropist may be victims of "gang war".

Nigeria seizes ex-oil minister's luxury apartments

Lagos - A Nigerian court has confiscated the $37 million luxury apartment complex of a former oil minister accused of fraud and money laundering as well as rental proceeds from the properties.

Boko Haram kill 31 fishermen in Nigeria

Kano - At least 31 fishermen have been killed by Boko Haram jihadists in two separate attacks on islands in Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria, fishermen and vigilantes fighting the Islamists told AFP late Monday.

At least 11 killed in 'barbaric' Nigeria church shooting

Warri - At least 11 worshippers were shot dead at a church in southeast Nigeria on Sunday, with authorities suggesting the bloodshed was due to a local feud.

Boko Haram ambush death toll hits 69

Kano - At least 69 people died in a Boko Haram ambush of an oil exploration team in northeast Nigeria, as three men kidnapped by the jihadists made a video appeal.

Eight dead in Lagos building collapse

Lagos - Eight people were killed when a four-storey building collapsed after heavy rains in Nigeria's commercial hub of Lagos, the emergency services and witnesses said on Wednesday.

Young Nigerians push for removal of political age limits

Abuja - Hundreds of young Nigerians marched on the country's parliament on Tuesday, calling for lawmakers to remove age barriers on political posts, including the presidency.

Four killed in northeast Nigeria suicide attacks

Maiduguri - Four people were killed in suicide bomb attacks at a camp for those displaced by the Boko Haram conflict in northeast Nigeria, the emergency services said on Monday.

Nigerian military blames homeless for botched air strike

Abuja - Nigeria's military on Friday blamed an unexpected gathering of homeless people for a botched air strike that killed 112 at a camp for those displaced by the Boko Haram conflict.

Maiduguri: a humanitarian hub in Boko Haram territory

Maiduguri - Mangoes and watermelons, prayer mats and Chinese-made utensils are again filling the stalls of Maiduguri's markets, as they recover after years of Boko Haram violence.

Nigeria court orders forfeiture of ex-oil minister's luxury $37.5m property

Lagos - A Nigerian court has ordered the temporary forfeiture a $37.5 million property belonging to the country's ex-oil minister, with prosecutors alleging it was bought with ill-gotten funds.

Malala meets her Chibok 'heroes' in Nigeria

Abuja - Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Monday called for a "state of emergency for education" in Nigeria, as she visited the country and met some of the Chibok schoolgirls whose cause she championed.

US moves to seize $140 mn from Nigerian oil corruption

Lagos - US officials said Friday they plan to confiscate $144 million in corruption-tainted assets of Nigerian oil executives found in the United States including an $80 million yacht the "Galactica Star.

Trench warfare: Nigerian university digs in against Boko Haram

Maiduguri - A giant bulldozer digs a deep ditch among the bushes surrounding the University of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria, turning it into a fortress to prevent further suicide attacks by Boko Haram.
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