LATEST NIGERIAN AND BOKO HARAM NEWS

Bizarre moment pastor is EXORCISED in desperate bid to save his church

01/09/16 14:53

17/08/16 17:35

Amina Ali and her four-month-old baby were rescued in May near Damboa in Borno state by soldiers and a civilian vigilante group.

09/08/16 15:38

Thousands of Nigeria refugees indoctrinated in Boko Haram camps are heading to Europe's shores as a famine intensifies, security sources have warned

28/06/16 10:31

Peter Zoutenbier, Jack Couranz, (pictured) Mark Gabbedy and Jamal Khan were all rescued on Sunday five days after being kidnapped in southern Nigeria but are not yet on their way home.

04/06/16 12:02

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria has seized more than $10.3 billion in looted cash and assets in the past year under President Muhammadu Buhari's anti-corruptio...

23/05/16 15:12

Nigeria claimed the rescue of a second Chibok girl on Friday - but a campaign group said she was captured separately from the 219 held by the extremists.

19/05/16 22:58

The first Chibok schoolgirl to escape Boko Haram has shared an emotional reunion with her mother - and introduced her to her four-month-old grandchild.

11/05/16 09:25

War-torn Afghanistan is ranked as the third worst country in the world for corruption, while Nigeria (president Muhammadu Buhari pictured) is 32nd from bottom.

08/05/16 15:00

Self-proclaimed ‘People’s President’ Muhammadu Buhari began a war on corruption after taking power last year, but critics allege it is a political witch-hunt.

01/05/16 04:20

An African tannery supplying leather for Ralph Lauren received funding from UK taxpayers. Thousands of pounds of foreign aid were spent on projects at the Nigerian tannery.

17/04/16 18:33

Dorothy Onyekasi was caught at the airport while entering Lagos, Nigeria. She had 1.72kg of cocaine strapped to her according to official statement. She will face charges in court.

13/04/16 21:50

Filmed standing against a brick wall, the young women - taken by the terror group from the beds of their school dormitory in 2014 - were recorded to provide 'proof of life' to officials in Nigeria.

12/04/16 18:16

Girls captured by Boko Haram in Nigeria are volunteering to become suicide bombers because they can no longer bear the sexual abuse and constant hunger they suffer as prisoners.

08/04/16 20:34

Danish care worker Anja Loven posted a new video of Hope, who was found emaciated and riddled with worms in Nigeria in January, smiling, clapping and playing with other boys.

08/04/16 20:05

When Anja Loven first laid eyes on the toddler walking naked through the dusty streets of south-east Nigeria, the boy - now called 'Hope - was riddled with worms and so weak he could barely stand.

01/04/16 11:23

A photo of a starving Nigerian toddler being given water by an aid worker broke hearts around the world. Now the woman who saved him has shared pictures of his incredible recovery.

27/03/16 16:23

Military and local government sources on Friday reported that one of two girls arrested in northern Cameroon carrying explosives claimed to be one of the missing schoolgirls.

01/02/16 08:49

More than 50 villagers lost their lives when fighters armed with guns and explosives stormed Dalori, some seven miles from the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, late on Sunday.

16/10/15 15:49

A Nigerian schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram in April 2014 is said to have escaped from the Lake Chad region in north-east Nigeria and run into herdsmen, who helped her to safety.

06/10/15 14:37

Arsenal prospect Alex Iwobi has signed a new long-term contract at the Emirates and has his sights set on breaking into Arsene Wenger's first team squad.

24/09/15 13:28

Alex Iwobi, who was on the bench for Wednesday's Capital One Cup tie with Tottenham, is widely regarded as one of Arsenal's best young talents.

12/08/15 14:03

Oluwaseun Adenubi, 30, used the passport of Rita Ogunkunle, to obtain free medical care during the delivery of her son Moses. She is still in the UK, living in east London on £9,000 on state handouts.

14/07/15 14:00

Muhammadu Buhari sacked the chiefs as the West African terror group continued its six-year insurgency. Two of the military positions have allegedly already been filled.

13/07/15 15:22

A man disguised as a woman in the full-face veil entered the busy Saturday marked in the capital N'Djamena and detonated what police believe was a bomb vest, killing 15 and injuring 80;

13/07/15 12:04

Boko Haram has set a terrifying new precedent by releasing its first gruesome video of a beheading since it pledged allegiance to ISIS in March - extending the 'caliphate' to Africa.

09/07/15 13:51

The offer is limited to the 219 students who were taken from a boarding school in the northeastern town of Chibok in April 2014, sparking global outrage and a campaign to 'Bring Back Our Girls'.

08/07/15 11:18

In a blistering attack on the waste of taxpayers’ money, MP Margaret Hodge (pictured) accused the Department for International Development of a ‘terrible waste of money’.

06/07/15 21:34

The bombs killed 44 people and injured 67 at Yantaya Mosque and Shagalinku restaurant in Nigeria's central city of Jos.

06/07/15 19:11

Aliko Dangote, the Nigerian billionaire who recently declared an interest in buying Arsenal, has revealed the reasons behind his designs on the north London club.

06/07/15 02:52

The Special Cell of the Delhi Police claims to have busted a gang of Nigerians for allegedly cheating innocent female victims through popular matrimonial websites.

05/07/15 16:16

The troubled relationship between the Nigeria Football Federation and their coach Stephen Keshi has ended with the NFF sacking him because 'he is not committed enough' to the job.

05/07/15 12:14

The latest carnage in series of attacks that have claimed more than 200 lives in just three days happened last night in the village, which lies six miles from Maiduguri - Boko Haram's birthplace.

03/07/15 18:52

Residents said the militants arrived before dawn and went door to door in northeastern Miringa town just outside Maiduguri city.

03/07/15 14:11

A teen forced to marry a Boko Haram militant said she watched as some of the Nigerian schoolgirls, kidnapped by the terror group more than a year ago, slit the throats of captive Christian men.

02/07/15 20:51

The militants mowed down men and children in three remote villages in the north-eastern Borno state yesterday - and shot women preparing food at home, according to witnesses.

01/07/15 16:56

Filmed on a Nigerian Christian television show, the video claims that after Tegus, a Nigerian businessman, caught a demon,leading to the break up with his girlfriend and his interest in men.

30/06/15 01:06

The Bengaluru police have arrested eight Nigerians, who allegedly duped hundreds of customers in the past year by offering fake cheap deals on luxury cars.

29/06/15 11:50

EXCLUSIVE: Italian authorities have enlisted the help of Catholic priests in a bid to break the psychological ties that help pimps exploit vulnerable Nigerian women, trafficked to Europe for sex work.

26/06/15 13:17

The family of Reverend Phyllis Sortor, from Seattle, Washington, have revealed they paid to secure her release after she was abducted from a church compound in Emiroro, Nigeria.

23/06/15 09:49

The attack took place yesterday near a crowded mosque in a bustling market in Maiduguri - northeast Nigeria's largest city and the birthplace of the Islamic extremist group.

20/06/15 17:52

Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote has insisted his interest in buying Arsenal is not 'overnight stuff' and revealed he has been a fan of the club for more than 30 years.

18/06/15 10:55

Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, has re-iterated his hopes of one day buying Arsenal. The Nigerian has an estimated fortune of some £12.2billion.

17/06/15 22:40

Somiari Harry, from the health ministry in Rivers state, said deaths from the gin - known locally as 'ogogoro' - were recorded in Nigeria's oil-rich south. The gin contained a large amount of methanol.

17/06/15 10:25

Abby Wambach scored late in the first half and the USA women's national team went on to beat Nigeria 1-0 on Tuesday night for a first-place finish in its group at the Women's World Cup.

16/06/15 20:30

Gerard and Teresa Hughes said their son Ronan, 17, from County Tyrone, killed himself after being blackmailed by a Nigerian gang which had duped him into sending intimate photos.

14/06/15 13:43

Nigeria's Ugo Njoku could be hit with a eight-match ban after she viciously elbowed Australian star Sam Kerr in the face during the Matildas 2-0 win at the FIFA Women's World Cup.

13/06/15 21:50

David Faramola Oniya died on Saturday after collapsing on the pitch due to a heart attack during a friendly match between his Malaysian club T-Team and Kelantan.

13/06/15 09:45

Sweden held the United States to a goalless draw at the Women's World Cup on Friday, providing a good result for the Swedes and their coach Pia Sundhage against the side she used to manage.

13/06/15 01:22

Kyah Simon scored twice to lead Australia to a 2-0 victory over Nigeria to get their Women's World Cup hopes back on track.

11/06/15 22:42

Imperial Leather soap-maker PZ Cussons said full-year trading would be in line with expectations despite sales being hit by political turmoil in Nigeria, its biggest market.

09/06/15 15:38

The women, who came to Europe on dangerous, makeshift boats, were recruited in Nigeria, where they were enticed with false promises of employment.

09/06/15 12:26

Francisca Ordega left it late to earn Nigeria a point as the Super Falcons fought back from two goals down in Canada to deny Sweden in a six-goal Group D thriller on Monday.

31/05/15 23:54

Jan Marshall, 61, thought she'd found love, but she is still single and is without her life savings of $350,000. The Melbourne woman is another victim of the brutal world of online dating scams.

31/05/15 16:55

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: A suicide bomb exploded outside a mosque during prayers in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri and grenades were fired into houses where people slept.

24/05/15 14:17

Buruji Kashamu is accused of running an international drugs ring through Chicago, which inspired the Netflix drama. He was voted to become a senator in Nigeria's elections this March.

20/05/15 14:09

Prosecutor Lamido Abba Soron-Dinki asked the High Court in Gezawa, Nigeria, to terminate the case of culpable homicide against Wasila Tasi'u, who was 14 when she married Umar Sani, 35.

20/05/15 11:11

An article on 16 May reported that a Nigerian restaurant was shut down for serving human flesh, based on a BBC Swahili report. BBC Swahili has now confirmed that the story was incorrect and the article has now been removed from our website.

08/05/15 16:41

A hospital nurse accused with her husband of keeping Ofonime Inuk as a slave at their London home allegedly punched him when she saw him with his phone in the kitchen, a court heard today.

08/05/15 13:40

Five students were wounded by gunfire and another 45 people are being treated for injuries sustained as they jumped out of windows and over walls to escape the attackers in Potiskum.

07/05/15 20:25

Asabe Aliyu, 23, was abducted six months ago and forced to marry a fighter. She is one of 293 girls, like those pictured, who were abducted but are now recovering at a camp near Yola in Nigeria.

07/05/15 07:18

Emmanuel Edet, right, and his wife Antan, left, from Perivale, north-west London are accused of stripping Ofonimi Inuk of his passport and making him work up to 17 hours a day.

05/05/15 13:31

Cologne striker Anthony Ujah, who scored 10 goals in the Bundesliga this season to make sure the promoted club are all but assured of another year in the top flight, has agreed to join Werder Bremen.

04/05/15 12:44

Lami Musa, 27, cradled her 5-day-old baby girl amid the brutal militant attack. Salamatu Bulama (pictured) also survived the stoning, but said around 10 women were run over and killed by an armored car.

04/05/15 08:21

The exhausted and starving group, including young children, were some of the 275 people freed from captivity in the Sambisa Forest in northern Nigeria, the last bastion of the Islamic extremists.

01/05/15 15:20

In the last week alone, the Nigerian army has freed nearly 500 prisoners from the Sambisa Forest where the islamist militants are training child soldiers and forcing women to become sex slaves.

01/05/15 11:16

The Nigerian army previously denied that any of the freed hostages were the 219 girls snatched from Chibok last year, but the Nigerian defence headquarters has said it is too early to rule this out.

29/04/15 01:56

The release of the girls and women came during a military operation to wrest back the Sambisa Forest from the Islamist terror group, the Nigerian Army confirmed on its Twitter feed today.

24/04/15 00:42

Taken somewhere in the forests of north eastern Nigeria, the images show a large group of jihadis casually posing in front of the terror group's sinister black and white flag while brandishing assault rifles.

21/04/15 19:10

Jeffrey Okafor, 24, of East Dulwich, south east London, is accused of stabbing Carl Beatson-Asiedu to death outside a nightclub in the summer of 2009.

15/04/15 13:47

A new Unicef film highlights the fate of the 276 Nigerian schoolgirls who were abducted by the fanatical Islamist group this time last year with more than 200 children still lost to their grieving families.

14/04/15 17:57

As protesters marched through Nigeria's capital to mark One year since more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Islamic extremists, Nigeria's new president said he doesn't know if they can be found.

14/04/15 07:50

An Amnesty International report shows how a city of 300,000 people was razed to the ground by the Islamist group, while thousands of women and girls were abducted and taken into slavery.

09/04/15 21:32

The country’s currency – the naira – has devalued heavily against the dollar, and major disruption in the north resulted in the company losing crucial trading days.

07/04/15 11:47

The Islamic extremists drove cars to a mosque in the remote village of Kwajafa in Borno state, where they told locals they were there to teach Islam.

02/04/15 07:36

As Boko Haram has retreated from parts of Nigeria, 'gruesome scenes of mass graves,' has been brought to light, Zeid Raad al-Hussein told the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva.

01/04/15 10:13

General Muhammadu Buhari, 72, (right) beat incumbent president Goodluck Jonathan(left) by 2.1million votes as the ballots in Nigeria's 36 states have been counted.

28/03/15 09:02

The official Twitter account for the Nigerian military(pictured) today announced the destruction of Boko Haram's headquarters in the terror organisation's de facto capital city Gwoza.

27/03/15 18:29

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said the money would support a new regional task force designed to target the Islamic extremists in northern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin area.

25/03/15 21:42

The Islamic militants took adults and children from primary schools in the north-eastern town of Damasak as troops from Niger and Chad approached a month ago, an offical confirmed.

21/03/15 15:15

More than 100 bodies have been found in a mass grave in the town of Damsak, northeast Nigeria, after it was reclaimed from Boko Haram, the terror group led by Abubakar Shekau.

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