Nigeria has been officially declared free of the deadly Ebola virus after six weeks without any new cases, according to the World Health Organisation.
Gunmen have killed at least 15 people and injured a further 34 after attacking a teacher training college in the Nigerian city of Kano, in the northern region of the country.
Militants from the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram have reportedly ‘surrounded’ the major northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, with reports purporting that the Nigerian Army has been forced to fortify ahead of an expected attack.
The Nigerian military and civilian militias operating against Boko Haram in the northeast of the country have been accused of ‘extensive human rights violations’ by Amnesty International following the surfacing of video evidence.
A Nigerian doctor who treated the Liberian man that died of Ebola in Lagos, Nigeria has contracted the disease, according to official reports.
A female suicide bomber in Kano, northern Nigeria’s largest city, blew herself up at a petrol station. One other person was killed alongside the bomber, official reports have claimed.
In an effort to combat the Ebola outbreak in the region Liberia has closed almost all of its border points and is quarantining any affected communities. The disease’s recent outbreak has killed 660 people in the region and infected even… Read More ›
A raid by suspected Boko Haram gunmen has left many people in the northeastern town of Damboa feared dead. The attack has also left half the town burnt down according to eyewitnesses.
An explosion has killed 21 people in a busy shopping district in the Nigerian capital of Abuja. According to reports it is currently unknown what caused the explosion, which could be heard for miles, but speculations has already surfaced surrounding a… Read More ›
The northern and central regions of Nigeria have been plagued with killings, kidnappings and raids over the past few months. News of at least another 91 people being kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in the northern area of Nigeria as well… Read More ›