Nigeria beat Libya 4-0 to reach U-23 AFCON qualifiers final round

(STL.News) Nigeria vs Libya saw the Dream Team VII progress to the next stage of the AFCON…

Nigerians vote for powerful governor posts amid some unrest

UGHELLI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians are going to the polls to choose governors in 29 of…

Connecticut News: Nigerian National, OLUKAYODE IBRAHIM LAWAL Involved in Phishing Scheme that Targeted Connecticut Schools is Sentenced

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that…

More than 50 people missing after pipeline explodes, causes stampede in southern Nigeria, official says

WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — More than 50 people missing after pipeline explodes, causes stampede in southern…

Nigeria’s president is re-elected after delayed, bumpy vote

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s president was declared the clear winner of a second term in…

Nigeria’s president is declared winner after bumpy vote

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s president was declared the clear winner of a second term in…

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is declared the winner of delayed election in Africa’s most populous country

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is declared the winner of delayed election in…

Russia’s ex-cyber security chief gets 22-year sentence

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Moscow on Tuesday sentenced a senior Russian cyber intelligence official…

The Latest: Nigeria president’s camp claims he has won

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria’s election (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A spokesman…

Nigerian president’s campaign says they have numbers to win

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — A spokesman for Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari‘s campaign asserted Tuesday they have…

Nigerians start another day of waiting on election results

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Radios and WhatsApp groups pinged to life on Tuesday as anxious Nigerians…

As Nigeria counts votes, observers criticize delays in poll

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s electoral commission on Monday began announcing official results from the country’s…

The Latest: Nigeria begins announcing presidential results

(AP) — The Latest on Nigeria’s election (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Nigeria’s electoral commission has…

YOLA, Nigeria | The Latest: Nigerian police arrest 128 over vote offenses

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — The latest on Nigeria’s election (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Nigerian police…

KANO, Nigeria | Some polling units still open in Nigeria, day after voting

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Some polling stations remained open across Nigeria Sunday as votes were being…

YOLA, Nigeria | In Nigeria vote, armed vigilantes work to keep the peace

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Thousands of civilian volunteers who call themselves the Vigilante Group of Nigeria…

YOLA, Nigeria | Nigeria counts votes as nation awaits election outcome

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Vote counting continued Sunday as Nigerians awaited the outcome of a presidential…

YOLA, Nigeria | In Nigeria, Boko Haram violence disenfranchises many voters

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Mariam Musa gestured with her hand toward her mouth, twisting her face…

CHICAGO | Prosecutors: Smollett paid brothers $3,500 for staged attack

CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers who told police that Jussie Smollett paid them $3,500 to help…

CHICAGO | The Latest: Lawyer call Smollett man of character, integrity

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack reported by Jussie Smollett (all times local): 8:15…

CHICAGO | Case against Jussie Smollett resembles detailed movie script

CHICAGO (AP) — As authorities laid out their case against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, the narrative…

LAGOS, Nigeria | Dozens feared dead in Nigeria after leaking oil tanker explodes; people had been scooping up fuel

LAGOS, Nigeria —Jan 12, 2019—Dozens feared dead in Nigeria after leaking oil tanker explodes; people had…

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria | Nigerian helicopter crashes while fighting Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—Jan 03, 2019—A Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashed in combat, as fighting raged against Boko…

Connecticut News: Nigerian National, OLUKAYODE IBRAHIM LAWAL Pleads Guilty to Role in Phishing Scheme that Victimized Connecticut School Employees

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that OLUKAYODE…

LAGOS, Nigeria | Nigeria tries to rally troops as extremists’ toll revealed

LAGOS, Nigeria  — Nigeria’s military finally revealed a death toll of 39 from a new series…

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria | At least 8 killed in militant attack on Nigeria refugee camp

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria  — Authorities in northeast Nigeria say at least eight people are dead after militants…

United States | Assistant Secretary Nagy Travels to the United Kingdom, France, Togo, Guinea, Mali, and Nigeria

United States – Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs Tibor P. Nagy will travel…

Louisiana News: MONROE, Three Nigerian nationals living in Grambling and Texas plead guilty to roles in marriage fraud scheme

MONROE, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that three Nigerian nationals living in…

ABUJA, Nigeria | Nigeria: IS-linked extremists kill abducted health worker

ABUJA, Nigeria— Islamic State-linked extremists in Nigeria have killed another abducted health worker despite an urgent…

JOHANNESBURG | Red Cross urges Nigerian militants to spare 2 health workers

JOHANNESBURG — The International Committee of the Red Cross made an urgent appeal on Sunday to…