ABUJA A medical aid worker held hostage in Nigeria since March was killed by Islamist militants after their deadline expired, the government said on Monday.
GENEVA/ABUJA Islamic State in Nigeria might kill healthcare workers it has held hostage since March within 24 hours, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Sunday, calling for mercy and urging Nigeria's government to intervene.
ABUJA Nigeria's ruling party narrowly won a key governorship election in southwestern Osun state, officials said on Friday, suggesting the region that helped sweep President Muhammadu Buhari to power will be hotly contested in national polls early next year.
ABUJA Nigeria has accused HSBC of laundering money for one of the country's former rulers, hitting back at a research note by the global bank that suggested a second term for President Muhammadu Buhari risked prolonging economic stagnation.
ABUJA, Sept 17 Nigeria has accused HSBC
of laundering money for one of the country's former rulers,
hitting back at a research note by the global bank that
suggested a second term for President Muhammadu Buhari risked
prolonging economic stagnation.
ABUJA British Prime Minister Theresa May urged Nigeria on Wednesday to tap into the City of London's financial expertise as she sought to build a new trading relationship with Africa's biggest economy and most populous nation.
ABUJA The leader of Nigeria's Senate on Wednesday called for an investigation into a blockade of parliament by security forces and said it was an attempt to secure his impeachment but stopped short of saying he would run for president next February.
ABUJA Nigeria's security forces stopped lawmakers entering parliament on Tuesday in a blockade seen by the opposition as a bid to intimidate its leaders, but the presidency condemned the move and the acting president fired the head of the security agency. | Video
ABUJA Nigeria's ruling party won a governorship election in southwestern Ekiti state, officials said, unseating the opposition and giving President Muhammadu Buhari a boost ahead of national polls next year.
ABUJA Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday the country will sign up soon to a $3 trillion (2.27 trillion pounds) African free-trade agreement.