Insecurity throws Nigeria’s election preparations into disarray
05 February 2019 | 5:24 am
In northeast Nigeria, a surge in attacks by Boko Haram and the Islamist insurgency's offshoot, Islamic State West African Province, is throwing plans for the February 16 presidential election into chaos.
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Soccer, environmental education and planting trees: an environmental activist in Nigeria is teaching young sports enthusiasts how to mitigate the impact of climate change in their communities.
4 May 2022
Antonio Guterres arriving Borno state, various of internally displaced persons cheering, various of street scenes, Antonio Guterres speaking, mothers and children in a hospital ward, military checkpoints, armed soldiers.
6 May 2022
Nigerians living in elderly care homes are getting a chance to watch their favorite musicians come alive through virtual reality.
9 May 2022
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, says he has not taken the decision to run for the Office of President of Nigeria in the 2023 general elections.
11 May 2022
People forced to flee their homes in northeastern Nigeria are being given lessens to identify and avoid explosive devices in a bid to keep them safe when they eventually return home.
17 May 2022
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20 May 2022
Driving without legs may seems impossible. But Babatunde Kewejo keeps pushing himself and others to prove that amputees are not a burden to anyone.
29 May 2022
John Oseni looks like every ordinary Nigerian teenager. But he’s anything but ordinary. The 16-year-old secondary school graduate is a tech tycoon. His dream is to become the next Elon Musk.
29 May 2022
Nigeria's former vice president, veteran politician Atiku Abubakar, will run for president again next year after the main opposition party picked him as its candidate to stand in elections to succeed incumbent Muhammadu Buhari.
30 May 2022
A video taken after the incident showed people lying dead on the ground and women were heard screaming in the background.
31 May 2022
Several rural areas in Nigeria are not connected to the national grid. Habitants of this rural area extensively use kerosene-fueled lanterns and candles due to the lack of electricity. This report takes a look at how solar is driving Nigeria's post-pandemic green recovery
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Victims of an attack on a Catholic church in Nigeria were treated in hospital on Monday . Doctors said they were treating patients who had suffered lacerations, bullet wounds and blast injuries.
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Old footage, completely unrelated to the earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria in the early hours of this Monday, is being shared online, while others create false earthquake predictions on Twitter. We show you the fake news to look out for following the quake in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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