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Nigerian police clash with Shiite marchers, at least nine dead

At least nine people died in north-western Nigeria on Monday, police said, after clashes broke out between security forces and members of a Shiite Islamic group who were apparently blocking roads...

Nigerian president condemns rebel attacks on oil pipelines

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Sunday that militants who blew up oil pipelines on the weekend would not go unpunished.

Nigerian military: second "Chibok girl" and 96 other hostages freed

Nigerian security forces have rescued 97 hostages, including a second "Chibok girl," and killed 35 members of the Boko Haram terror group that had been holding the hostages, a military spokesman...

At least 22 dead after suicide bombers attack Nigerian mosque

Two suicide bombers killed at least 22 worshippers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria on Wednesday, the military said.

Death toll in Nigeria building collapse reaches 35

The death toll from a building collapse in south-western Nigeria this week reached 35 on Thursday, a top emergency rescue official told dpa.

Nigerian troops kill 25 militants, free scores of hostages

Nigerian soldiers killed 25 Boko Haram militants and rescued 284 hostages in the north of the country this week, a military spokesman said Wednesday.

Lassa fever outbreak claims 40 lives in Nigeria

Some 40 people have died after an outbreak of Lassa fever in northern Nigeria, the Health Ministry said on Friday.