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Nigeria declared free of Ebola – WHO

The World Health Organisation has declared Nigeria Ebola-free after the country managed to contain cases of the deadly virus.

Nigerian police rescue Indian crew kidnapped by pirates

Police have rescued three sailors taken from a cargo ship off the coast of Equatorial Guinea - a rare success story in Nigeria's fight against piracy.

Bombs hit Nigeria’s This Day newspaper offices

Two bomb blasts targeted the offices of Nigerian newspaper <i>This Day</i>, in the Abuja and Kaduna, killing at least three people.

Talks on hold as Nigeria oil workers continue strike

Nigeria's oil workers have continued their strike against the shelving of its fuel subsidies after talks with trade unions broke down.

Anti-Christian ultimatum, fuel fury rock Nigeria

Nigeria is braced for mass protests after fuel prices more than doubled at the weekend, amid stark Boko Haram threats against Christians in the north.

Boko Haram explode five bombs in Nigeria

Boko Haram says it planted bombs that exploded on Christmas Day at churches in Nigeria, one of which killed at least 27 people just outside Abuja.

Mamman Nur masterminded UN attack, says Nigeria

Nigerian authorities say the man behind the attack on UN headquarters in Abuja last week is the al-Qaeda-linked Boko Haram sect's Mamman Nur.

Islamist militants claim responsibility for UN blast

At least 18 people were killed by a car bomb that ripped through the United Nations' building in the Nigerian capital Abuja on Friday.

Nigeria pushes back polls after logistics chaos

Nigeria postponed parliamentary and presidential elections by one week on Sunday after failing to get logistics prepared in time.

Zuma mobbed by angry crowd in Côte d’Ivoire

As African presidents met in Côte d'Ivoire to end the crisis, President Jacob Zuma was mobbed by angry youths to highlight their problems.

Nigeria’s Jonathan wins ruling party primaries

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan won a decisive victory in ruling party primaries on Friday, including in key states in the mostly Muslim north.

Blast kills at least four in Nigerian capital

An explosion at a market in Nigeria's capital Abuja killed at least four people and injured more than a dozen more during New Year's Eve celebrations.

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