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What’s behind the return of Boko Haram?

A faction of Boko Haram affiliated to the Islamic State militant group, has intensified attacks against the army in the northeast of Nigeria

War on Nigerian schoolchildren escalates

Attacks on pupils are inflicting dreadful damage on Nigeria's already precarious education systems.

SA sends condolences after dozens killed in Nigeria blast

The South African government has sent its "deepest condolences" to Nigeria after a bomb blast in Abuja left more than 70 people dead.

41 dead in suicide bomb attack in Nigeria

At least 41 people have died in a suicide car bomb attack in Kano, northern Nigeria's busiest commercial centre.

Suicide bomber strikes Nigeria church in deadly attack

A suicide bomber drove a vehicle packed with explosives into a church in northern Nigeria, killing three people and triggering reprisal attacks.

Residents flee Nigerian city after deadly attacks

Hundreds of residents of a northeastern Nigerian city were fleeing after three days of attacks that left at least 31 dead.

Nigeria leader willing to work with Okah for peace

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has shown a willingness to offer terror-accused Henry Okah an olive branch to pacify the volatile Niger Delta.

Church attacks leave at least three dead in Nigeria

A suicide bomber drove his car at a church in central Nigeria while gunmen opened fire on another church, killing at least three and wounding dozens.

Attacks on Nigeria church services kill 20 worshippers

Attackers armed with bombs and guns have opened fire at outdoor church services at a Nigerian university on Sunday, killing around 20 people.

Nigerians desperate for calm after car bombing

The suicide car bombing that killed at least 38 people in Nigeria has claimed victims across religious and ethnic lines, putting everyone at risk.

Suicide bomber attacks church in Nigeria

A suicide bomber attacked a church in the Nigerian city of Jos on Sunday, killing two people and Christian youth beat two Muslims to death in revenge.

Nigeria: ‘Sharia or nothing’

Jihadists blame country's woes on secular state and say they have al-Qaeda's support in their fight.

Nigerian Islamists and security forces clash again

Hundreds of people have fled their homes in northeast Nigeria in fear, following deadly all-night gun battles between Islamists and security forces.

Shock follows UN attack in Nigeria

Families are searching the rubble from a bomb blast at UN headquarters in Nigeria for loved ones.

Explosion hits UN building in Nigeria

At least 18 people have been found dead after a large explosion struck a United Nations building in Nigeria's capital of Abuja.

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

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Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

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