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Nigerian man gets 18 years for running elaborate con on dozens of Vietnamese women

The man and his gang duped nearly 40 women into paying customs fees for non-existent expensive gifts from overseas.

Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in Nigeria

The attack bore all the hallmarks of Boko Haram, the Islamist militants that has left at least 20,000 people dead  ...

Spice and all things rice: Lagos pays hommage to jollof

In Nigeria, jollof rice isn't just a tasty West African dish -- it's a national obsession.
August 22, 2017 | 10:54 am GMT+7

Trafficked, beaten, abused: life of a Nigerian house girl

Many girls are sent away by their parents who cannot afford to feed or school them, while others provide for their families.
July 24, 2017 | 09:13 am GMT+7

With a can of spray paint, Nigerian graffiti artist looks to change perceptions

Okpunkolo Osa is hoping his new colorful murals on the streets of Lagos will help Nigerians to see street art in a positive light.
June 06, 2017 | 08:10 am GMT+7

Nigerian meth dealer gets jail term shortened after Vietnam court appeal

The former English teacher was busted while selling drugs in Saigon's backpacker area.
May 24, 2017 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

Nigeria exchanges 82 Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram for prisoners - presidency

The kidnapping is now in its eight year and with little sign of ending.
May 07, 2017 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Turning litter into handbags: Nigerian women make fashion accessories from carrier bags

A group of women in Yola, Nigeria, make a living by picking up plastic bags off the streets and turning them into colorful accessories for sale.
April 19, 2017 | 10:52 am GMT+7

In Nigeria, soaps come in the shape of cupcakes

BathKandy founder Blondie Okpuzor makes bath and body products inspired by desserts from organic and locally sourced ingredients in Nigeria.
April 09, 2017 | 11:53 am GMT+7

At least 10 killed by collapse of church in southern Nigeria: resident

At least ten people were killed and some 15 wounded when the church collapsed.
December 11, 2016 | 04:04 pm GMT+7

Migrant crisis fuels sex trafficking of Nigerian girls to Europe

A promising student who dreamed of going to university, Mary was 16 when a woman approached her mother at their home and offered to take the Nigerian teenager to Italy to find ...
June 01, 2016 | 08:10 am GMT+7