Gulf Times - Nigeria
Nigerian police free 27 hostages, including five Chinese

Nigerian police free 27 hostages, including five Chinese

Nigerian police have freed 27 hostages kidnapped in recent weeks, police officials said Thursday, including five Chinese citizens.

Two Shell oil worker hostages freed in Nigeria: police

Two Shell oil worker hostages freed in Nigeria: police

Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's restive oil-rich south have been freed, six days after they were seized by gunmen who killed their guard and driver, police said Wednesday.

Qatar, Nigeria to strengthen ties

Qatar, Nigeria to strengthen ties

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari held official talks at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday.

Amir leaves Kigali, heads to Nigeria

Amir leaves Kigali, heads to Nigeria

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani left Kigali city on Tuesday morning, after a state visit to the Republic of Rwanda, heading to the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Amir to visit Rwanda, Nigeria

Amir to visit Rwanda, Nigeria

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Sunday embarks on state visits to Rwanda and Nigeria.

Three killed in Nigeria suicide bomb attack

Three killed in Nigeria suicide bomb attack

Three people died and more than 30 injured in a twin suicide blast in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, militia sources and residents told AFP Sunday.

19 die in road crash in northern Nigeria

19 die in road crash in northern Nigeria

Nineteen people were killed when a truck veered off of the road in northern Nigeria's Katsina state, a road safety official said on Saturday.

Fire kills at least 8, destroys homes in northeast Nigeria camp

Fire kills at least 8, destroys homes in northeast Nigeria camp

A fire killed at least eight people and left 15,000 others without shelter after raging through a northeast Nigerian camp for people displaced by a war against Boko Haram insurgents, aid group Norwegian Refugee Council said on Saturday.

Families keep vigil at hospital as rescue at Nigerian school collapse ends

Families keep vigil at hospital as rescue at Nigerian school collapse ends

Families kept a vigil at a hospital on Thursday for children pulled from the wreckage of a collapsed school building in the Nigerian city of Lagos, as rescue operations came to an end.

Many people, including schoolchildren, feared trapped in Nigerian building collapse

Many people, including schoolchildren, feared trapped in Nigerian building collapse

Many people including children were feared trapped on Wednesday after a building containing a school collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, an emergency agency spokesman said, as rescue efforts began.

Bandits kill 30 in northwest Nigeria: police, witnesses

Bandits kill 30 in northwest Nigeria: police, witnesses

At least 30 people have been killed by armed bandits who raided a village in northwest Nigeria, police and residents said Tuesday.

Nigerian pipeline explodes, forces hundreds to flee

Nigerian pipeline explodes, forces hundreds to flee

A major Nigerian oil pipeline has exploded, local police said Sunday, forcing nearby residents to flee and raising suspicions of possible sabotage.