'Tortured' and shackled pupils freed from Nigerian Islamic school

​​​​​​​Police in northern Nigeria have freed 67 people who had been found shackled at an Islamic boarding school, officials say.

Hundreds fled abusive northern Nigerian "school" before police raid

Hundreds of captives who were beaten, abused and held in squalid conditions at a purported Islamic school in northern Nigeria escaped prior to a raid this week.

Nigeria seeks anti-sexual harassment law after BBC 'Sex For Grades' film

The Nigerian senate has introduced a bill that aims to prevent the sexual harassment of university students.

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BBC journalist in 'Sex for grades' exposé receives death threats

Kiki Mordi, the BBC journalist who went undercover to expose university lecturers guilty of sex for grades, has started receiving death threats from people angry about the exposé.

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Photos: Bride collapses as groom's jilted ex-lover storms their wedding

A maelstrom scene was witnessed on Saturday, August 31 at the International Pentecostal Holiness Church in Benin City, Nigeria as a jilted lady stormed the wedding venue of her ex-lover she reportedly dated for seven years. 

Posted: 2 months ago   Views: 78513
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6,721 Nigerians sue Senate over N6bn cars for members

Some 6,721 concerned Nigerians, at the weekend initiated action at the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos against the ninth Senate over plan to spend N5.550 billion on vehicles for its principal officers.

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Nigerian entrepreneur, once honoured by Forbes, charged in US over $11m fraud

Celebrated Nigerian entrepreneur is set to face prosecution in an American court over his involvement in at least $11m fraud.

Posted: 2 months ago   Views: 79606
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Trump denies calling Meghan 'nasty' despite audio recording

US President Donald Trump has denied calling the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, "nasty" despite the comments being recorded.

Posted: 5 months ago   Views: 6276
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Netflix under fire for bad Swahili subtitles

Netflix has come under fire in Kenya for botching Swahili subtitles on its TV and film services.

Posted: 5 months ago   Views: 1887
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Nigeria gunmen kidnap Shell workers and kill police guards

Two senior employees of the oil company Shell have been kidnapped and their police escorts killed in Nigeria's restive Delta region, police said.

Posted: 6 months ago   Views: 3984
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Dozens missing after pipeline explodes in Nigeria

More than 50 people are missing after a leaking oil pipeline exploded and caused a stampede in southern Nigeria, a local official said Saturday.

Posted: 8 months ago   Views: 6445
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Nigerian President Buhari's election rejected by opposition

Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari won a second term as president of Africa’s biggest oil producer with promises to lift an anemic economy and tackle security threats including a devastating war against insurgents loyal to Islamic State.

Posted: 8 months ago   Views: 5740
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Nigeria Electoral Commission rules out sabotage, says nobody forced it to postpone polls

Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the decision to postpone the 2019 general elections was entirely that of the commission and not due to any external influence.

Posted: 8 months ago   Views: 3613
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