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Boko Haram expands to Nigeria’s largest state

Abuja - Boko Haram has reportedly expanded to central Nigeria, where it has established a presence in the biggest state of the West African...

Nigeria counts votes as nation awaits election outcome

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Vote counting continued Sunday as Nigerians awaited the outcome of a presidential poll seen as a tight race between the...

Stop harassment of election officials says Nigerian editorial

JOHANNESBURG, February 21 - An editorial in Nigeria’s Premium Times has accused the state of bullying and harassing electoral officials following the postponement of...

Cyril Ramaphosa facing probe allegations over MTN investment

Staff Reporter JOHANNESBURG - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa may be embroiled in a financial crime after a confidential audit report for the Nigerian government...

SA filmmaker found dead in Nigeria

JOHANNESBURG, January 15 - A South African filmmaker was found dead in his hotel room, the Blowfish Hotel on Victoria Island, in Lagos Nigeria,...

3 journalists injured by gunfire at Nigeria political rally, CPJ demands...

JOHANNESBURG, January 11 - Nigerian authorities should rigorously investigate violence at a political rally in Lagos earlier this week during which at least three...

Nigeria central bank says resolves dispute with MTN

JOHANNESBURG, December 26 - Nigeria's central bank said this week it had concluded telecommunications company MTN Nigeria was no longer required to reverse historical...

Nigerian opposition candidate absent from election accord ceremony

ABUJA - Nigeria's main opposition candidate did not attend an event on Tuesday to sign an election agreement stating a commitment to hold a...

Nigeria’s Buhari denies dying and being replaced by lookalike

ABUJA - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday denied claims that he had died and been replaced by a Sudanese impostor, breaking his silence...

Nigerian court to hear MTN and attorney general case on Feb...

LAGOS - A Lagos court hearing concerning a dispute between South African telecoms firm MTN Group and Nigeria's attorney general over a $2 billion...


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