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Vietnam badminton ace wins title in Nigeria

Nguyen Tien Minh won the Lagos International Classics 2019 title Saturday, defeating Israeli Misha Zilberman in the final.

Vietnam finds a ton of pangolin scales, ivory in unclaimed baggage

Hanoi authorities Friday found pangolin scales and ivory weighing almost a ton flown in from Nigeria.

Two Nigerians jailed for cheating Vietnamese women

Two Nigerians were sentenced to 16 and 12 years in prison for swindling more than $130,000 from Vietnamese women they befriended online.
July 17, 2018 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Suicide blasts in NE Nigeria kill at least 31: official, local militia

Two blasts ripped through Damboa town in Borno on Saturday evening targeting people returning from a holiday.
June 18, 2018 | 07:52 am GMT+7

Nigeria's Boko Haram has abducted more than 1,000 children since 2013: UN

'Children in northeastern Nigeria continue to come under attack at a shocking scale.'
April 13, 2018 | 07:54 am GMT+7

Boko Haram frees most of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls

All the 106 persons were freed 'unconditionally, contrary to reports in a section of the media that ransom was paid.'
March 22, 2018 | 08:39 am GMT+7

Suicide bomber kills three in NE Nigeria: militia

The Muna area of Maiduguri, which is home to a vast camp for people displaced by the conflict, has been repeatedly hit by suicide attacks.
March 06, 2018 | 08:25 am GMT+7

Nigeria says 110 girls unaccounted for after Boko Haram attack

The students' disappearance may be one of the largest such incidents since 2014 when over 270 schoolgirls were abducted.
February 26, 2018 | 12:17 am GMT+7

Lassa fever kills 21 in Nigeria: health officials

Since the beginning of the year, 77 cases have been confirmed, including 10 healthcare workers.
January 31, 2018 | 04:37 pm GMT+7

Nigerian air force killed dozens in attacks on villages: Amnesty

Nigeria's air force killed at least 35 people in the northeastern state of Adamawa in December, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
January 30, 2018 | 08:24 am GMT+7

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.
December 15, 2017 | 11:40 am GMT+7

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  since 2009.
November 21, 2017 | 05:29 pm GMT+7

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
 
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