What is happening in Nigeria?
Gunmen in Nigeria’s Niger state have shot dead at least 16 worshippers in a mosque. A number of others have been wounded in the attack in Ba’are village. The attackers opened fire on the Muslim worshippers during early morning prayers on Wednesday, Niger state government official Ahmed Ibrahim Matane told the BBC.
Was there a gas explosion in Lagos?
A gas explosion has occurred at Ojekunle Street, Papa Ajao area of Lagos State on Tuesday morning. Naija News gathered… The former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Attahiru Jega, on Monday claimed that leaders in Nigeria lack the…
Where did the Nigerian bus attack take place?
At least 21 passengers, including children, were burnt to death when their bus was ambushed by gunmen in the north-western Nigerian state of Sokoto, police say. They were travelling from the town of Sabon Birni to the town of Isa near the border with Niger.
Does leprosy still exist in Nigeria?
A Nigerian woman living in the US never imagined that leprosy still existed in her home country. Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in several cities in northern Nigeria and the capital, Abuja, demanding action by the authorities to end the worsening violence sweeping through the region.
Why are there so many missing people in Nigeria?
Mayeni Jones. BBC News, Nigeria. Hundreds of thousands of people have had to flee their villages amid attacks by Boko Haram. Nigeria has the highest number of registered missing people because of conflict in the world, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says.
Which African country shut down the Internet for two hours?
Eswatini, Africa’s last absolute monarchy, shut down the internet for two hours on Friday as pro… South Africa to vaccinate teenagers with single dose… Kenya police arrested over ‘vampire’ child…