Nigeria secures $2.4bn currency deal with China

Africa's largest economy has moved to boost trade with China.

Nigeria senator back in court after re-arrest

Embattled Nigerian Senator Dino Melaye has been re-arrested and wheeled into court on a stretcher for the second consecutive day.

Mosque bomb attack kills 20 in Nigeria

At least 20 people are reported to have been killed in bomb blasts in the north-east Nigerian town of Mubi.

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Boko Haram hideout to be turned into tourist centre

Nigeria has ambitious plans to turn the vast north-eastern Sambisa forest - a hideout for militant Islamists - into a tourist centre, its army chief Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has said.

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I declared because Nigerians are talking too much - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari who gave the explanation while receiving the Archbishop of Canterbury, His Grace Justin Welby in London said, that majority of Nigerians appreciate the strides his administration has so far recorded.

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Nigeria's Buhari to run in 2019 elections

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will be seeking a second term in office in elections due next year, his office has said.

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Boko Haram attack: More than a dozen dead in Maiduguri

More than a dozen people have been killed after getting caught in a clash between suspected Boko Haram militants and soldiers in northern Nigeria.

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Kidnapped schoolgirls freed in Nigeria

The majority of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by militants from the town of Dapchi last month have been returned, the government says.

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Nigerian pastor hits out at 'compulsory tithing'

A respected pastor in Nigeria has hit out at the practice of tithing - which is when Christians give 10% of their earnings to the church.

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Nigerian pastor hits out at 'compulsory tithing'

A respected pastor in Nigeria has hit out at the practice of tithing - which is when Christians give 10% of their earnings to the church.

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Baby held for months over unpaid bill

A mother has spoken of her relief after a private clinic in Gabon finally released her baby, who was held for months over an unpaid medical bill.

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Captive North American freed in Nigeria

Two American and two Canadian citizens kidnapped in Nigeria on Wednesday have been freed, police say.

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Nigerian law graduate denied call to bar for wearing hijab

A Nigerian law graduate has been denied her call to the bar after insisting on wearing a hijab during the ceremony.

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