Nigeria’s minority Shiite Muslim leader has been denied bail and 40 of its members had been killed by security forces as they protest for his release.
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A Nigerian film titled “Vaya” tells the story of three strangers who get on a train, each of them with a mission to fulfill in Johannesburg.
The co-founder of a group to raise awareness about schoolgirls kidnapped by jihadists said she aims to become Nigeria’s first woman president.
Atiku Abubakar, ex-Vice President of Nigerian has promised “true democracy” if he emerges winner in the 2019 presidential polls. Rhethoric of possibility?
In the latest stunning development in Africa’s largest nation, Nigeria’s Senate President Bukola Saraki was asked to relinquish his position after he changed party from the ruling All Progressive Congress to the People’s Democratic Party.
Nigerian Activist Rebecca Gadzama Runs Schools To Counter Boko Haram The Islamic Militant Group Who Are Against Education In Western-Style Schools.
Sixteen senators quit President’s ruling party in a blow to the leader who seeks re-election next year
Ruling party splits after a faction declared that it no longer supports the government of Buhari
In Nigeria, appeals arising from governorship and presidential elections terminate at the Supreme Court
The chance for peace and dialogue might have been missed. A civil war, for some, and a war between two countries for others, is more likely than not underway in the Cameroons.