ACF confirms its aid worker working in Nigeria killed by Boko Haram
The insurgents uploaded a video online showing how the humanitarian worker from Action Against Hunger (ACF) was beheaded.
Nigeria says it won't discuss xenophobic attacks on its citizens in SA at UN
On the eve of the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly, Nigerian foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama said the UNGA was not a forum to discuss such matters.
Ramaphosa apologises to Nigeria for xenophobic attacks on its citizens in SA
The head of South Africa's special envoy Jeff Radebe tendered the apology on behalf of the South African leader when he visited Nigeria on Monday.
Nigeria will seek compensation for damaged properties in SA attacks
Shortly after he appeared before the National Assembly on Friday, Minister Onyema indicated that Nigeria would be seeking compensation for business destroyed in the latest attacks.
Nigeria to take ‘tougher’ stance against SA following xenophobic attacks
The Nigerian government said it had drawn what it called ‘a red line’ with South Africa over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in the country.
'It's pathetic': Anger as Nigeria postpones elections
The shock announcement came on Saturday morning, just five hours before polls were due to open.
At least 66 people killed on eve of now postponed elections in Nigeria
Among the victims were 22 children and 12 women, while four wounded persons were rescued alive by security agencies.
Logistic challenges behind Nigeria elections delay
Nigeria’s electoral commission says the presidential election has been postponed for over a week due to unspecified challenges.
Nigerian Air Force helicopter missing while on counter-insurgency operation
The Nigerian military has witnessed a resurgence of attacks on its military bases and some communities in the northeast in recent days.
Nigeria's Osinbajo labels Parly blockade 'unlawful act'
The National Assembly was on Tuesday morning barricaded by the operatives, temporarily preventing lawmakers and staff from gaining access to their offices.
Nigerian politicians condemn Parliament blockade by security forces
This was an apparent move by some senators to remove a senator using federal agents and the police.
5 suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers die in Nigeria
The attack claimed the lives of only the suicide bombers as they detonated their improvised explosive devices at various locations in the neighbourhood.
Nigerian army foils Boko Haram attack in Maiduguri
The attack started at about 6pm local time on Thursday causing panic among residents amidst the sound of intense gunshots.
[ALERT] Kidnapped Dapchi girls returned, says parent
One of the parents of the missing students confirmed that his abducted daughter had been returned.
Nigerian army urges Boko Haram captives to submit to troops
The army has described the current phase of their operation against Boko Haram as the final one.
Boko Haram kidnaps 30 woodcutters in Borno State
The group of men had left for the Wulgo Village in the Borno State to collect wood early on Tuesday when they came under attack.
Northern Nigeria raises safety concerns following latest suicide bombing
On Wednesday, 11 people were killed when a suicide bomber attacked a mosque at Gamboru town in the Gamboru-Ngala local government area of Borno state.
Nigerian army captures Boko Haram commander
The captured Boko Haram commander identified as “Ameer” of Chawa, Amman Judee, is said to be undergoing interrogation.