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News: Nigeria

We have started to collect the most important news related to Nigeria in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Nigeria: news

VIDEO: Call for oil revenue audit in Nigeria

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 6:45

In Nigeria, Central Bank governor Lamido Sanusi was suspended after he accused the state oil company, Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), of failing to account for $20bn in oil revenues.
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The mysterious case of Wendell Simlin

Friday, March 7th 2014, 12:37

A team of online sleuths claim to have exposed an attempt to smear the former governor of Nigeria's central bank.
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Nigerian men lashed for gay acts

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 21:43
related places: Bauchi

Four Nigerian men receive 20 lashes each after an Islamic court in the northern city of Bauchi convicts them of gay sex, officials say.
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'Militants' torch Nigeria village

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 18:37

Suspected militant Islamists kill at least 11 people in a raid on a village in north-eastern Nigeria, setting fire to about a third of the homes.
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VIDEO: Nigeria violence leaves many dead

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 22:30
related places: More

More than 100 people have been killed following a weekend of violence in north-east Nigeria.
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Islamists 'attack' town in Nigeria

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 18:26

Suspected militant Islamists kill at least 29 people in an attack on a town in north-eastern Nigeria, as soldiers flee, a lawmaker tells the BBC.
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Viewpoints on Nigeria at 100: A time to celebrate?

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 13:24

As Nigeria turns 100, is there something to celebrate?
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New Nigeria massacre comes to light

Sunday, March 2nd 2014, 15:30
related places: Maiduguri

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill at least 39 villagers in north-eastern Nigeria, hours after an even deadlier twin bombing in nearby Maiduguri.
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VIDEO: Inside a Nigerian private jet

Sunday, March 2nd 2014, 11:12
related places: Lagos

Nigerians have spent $6.5bn on private jets - the BBC visits one in Lagos.
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Twin Nigeria blasts kill at least 50

Sunday, March 2nd 2014, 11:02

Two explosions targeting a busy market area in northeast Nigeria have killed at least 50 people, the Red Cross says.
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Islamists blamed for Nigeria attack

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 17:02
related places: Adamawa

Suspected militant Islamists killed at least 37 people during an assault on a town and villages in north-eastern Nigeria, witnesses say.
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Fury at Nigeria military over attack

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 14:17

Local people are angry that Nigerian forces withdrew security checkpoints before an attack on a school in Yobe state by Islamist militants.
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VIDEO: Students killed in Nigeria

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 3:06

At least 29 students have been killed after suspected Boko Haram militants attacked a boarding school in north-east Nigeria.
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Students die in Nigeria school raid

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 18:42

Suspected Boko Haram Islamist militants attack a school in north-eastern Nigeria, killing 29 teenage boys and injuring another 11.
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Nigerian army 'will do better'

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 0:13

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan defends the army's efforts against Islamist militants after more than 200 civilians were killed in recent attacks.
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Nigeria anger over 'Islamist attack'

Monday, February 24th 2014, 15:24

A leading Nigerian senator expresses outrage over the security forces' failure to prevent a second deadly attack on a town by suspected militant Islamists.
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Nigerian emir's palace set on fire

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 16:22
related places: Bama

The emir's palace was burnt during Wednesday's attack on Bama, northern Nigeria, in which at least 60 people were killed, police say.
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Nigeria's central bank head ousted

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 13:20

Nigeria's central bank governor is suspended after he fell out with the president for alleging that $20bn (£12bn) in oil revenue had gone missing.
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VIDEO: Nigeria violence mars victory claim

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 0:26
related places: Bama

Suicide bombers are believed to have taken part in a major attack on the northern Nigerian border town of Bama, the army has said. Will Ross reports.
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Attack mars Nigeria's victory claims

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 17:43

Suicide bombers reportedly take part in a "massive" attack in northern Nigeria a day after a spokesman said the army was winning the war against militants.
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Boko Haram 'in village massacre'

Sunday, February 16th 2014, 22:14

Dozens are feared dead after suspected Islamist militants raided a northern Nigerian village in defiance of intense security in the region.
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VIDEO: Rare footage of Boko Haram aftermath

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 19:02
related places: Konduga

The BBC's Will Ross takes a look at the devastation left after a Boko Haram attack in the town of Konduga, Nigeria.
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Nigeria state 'needs extra troops'

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 18:39
related places: Borno

The governor of Nigeria's Borno state calls for more troops to be deployed to combat Boko Haram Islamist militants following a deadly town attack.
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Nigerian president sacks ministers

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 17:17

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria sacks four ministers, in the latest shake-up ahead of elections next year.
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'Dozens killed' by Nigeria militants

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 16:40

Around 39 people are believed to have been killed in an attack on a north-east Nigerian town by Islamist militants.
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AUDIO: US ambassador tries pidgin English

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 12:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lagos, English

US ambassador to Nigeria James F Entwistle takes a radio presenter by surprise in Lagos by answering a question during a live broadcast in Nigerian pidgin English.
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Nigerian gay men being hunted down

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 12:23

How hostility to homosexuals is growing in northern Nigeria
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VIDEO: Locals help police target homosexuals

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 9:20

People in Nigeria who are suspected of being gay could face the death penalty, as parts of the country crack down on practices not compliant with Islamic law.
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Nigeria oil money 'not missing'

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 18:52

Nigeria's state oil firm denies an allegation by the central bank chief that it has failed to account for at least $20bn (£12.2bn) of oil revenues.
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Nigeria lynch mob 'kills pastor'

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 17:55

A Christian pastor is killed by a lynch mob in northern Nigeria after a schoolgirl was mutilated and killed, a local MP tells the BBC.
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Top Nigerian photographer dies

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 13:34
related places: Lagos

One of Africa's most prominent photographers, JD 'Okhai Ojeikere, dies in Lagos, Nigeria, aged 83.
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Former Nigerian VP joins opposition

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 13:17

Nigeria's former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar joins the opposition - the most high-profile in a wave of defections from the governing party.
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Did Nigerian splits help Boko Haram?

Friday, January 31st 2014, 12:28

Military divisions undermine Nigeria's war on Boko Haram
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Archbishops criticise anti-gay laws

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 10:47
related countries: Uganda Uganda

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have told the leaders of Nigeria and Uganda that gay people should be valued and not victimised.
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Nigerian senators in mass defection

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 20:31

At least 11 Senators from Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's party defect to the opposition, the latest in a series of desertions.
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Nigerians 'slaughtered' in church

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 13:46

A senior cleric tells the BBC how suspected Islamist militants "slaughtered" at least 30 churchgoers in north-eastern Nigeria on Sunday.
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Many die as Nigeria villages raided

Monday, January 27th 2014, 17:19
related places: Borno

Police say suspected Islamist militants have attacked two villages in Nigeria's north-east, with some 74 people killed.
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Nigeria's opposition to block budget

Friday, January 24th 2014, 14:41

Nigeria's main opposition party calls on its MPs to block all legislation including the 2014 budget until the "rule of law" is restored in the country.
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Lagos state passes smoking ban

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 15:53
related places: Lagos

MPs in Lagos state, Nigeria's economic hub, pass a bill banning smoking in public places, including restaurants and on public transport.
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Letter from Africa: Nigeria's bad luck party?

Friday, January 17th 2014, 11:07

Nigeria's president under pressure amid PDP divisions
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Nigerian gets 20 lashes for gay acts

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 16:56
related places: Bauchi

A Nigerian man receives 20 lashes after an Islamic court in the northern city of Bauchi convicted him of homosexual offences.
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Nigeria's military chiefs sacked

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 12:46

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked his military high command, his spokesman says, amid mounting concern about the army's failure to tackle an Islamist insurgency.
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Islamic court tries 'gay' Nigerians

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 16:59

An Islamic court in northern Nigeria has put on trial 11 Muslim men accused of being homosexuals, a crime punishable by stoning to death, an official says.
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Nigeria hit by deadly car bomb

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 19:02
related places: Maiduguri

A car bomb kills at least 17 people in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, in the latest attack claimed by the Islamist rebel group Boko Haram.
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Fears over new Nigeria anti-gay laws

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 12:40

Gay rights activists express fears over new laws in Nigeria banning same-sex marriages, gay groups and public displays of same-sex affection.
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UK and Nigeria sign prisoners deal

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 17:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK and Nigeria sign an agreement to allow the transfer of prisoners between the two countries, which is expected to start later this year.
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Nigeria bank chief told to resign

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 15:43

Nigeria's president asked central bank chief Lamido Sanusi to resign over a leaked letter about missing oil funds, a source confirms to the BBC.
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Nigeria mosque worshippers killed

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 13:22
related places: Kano

Gunmen have attacked a mosque in the northern Nigerian state of Kano, killing three worshippers and wounding 12 others, police say.
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