Archive for Category: "Nigeria"

Nigeria naira closes up 1.26 pct

Nigeria naira closes up 1.26 pct

Nigeria’s naira gained 1.26 percent against the dollar on Friday on the back of intervention by the central bank and

World Bank lends $200 mln to Nigeria phone firm

World Bank lends $200 mln to Nigeria phone firm

The World Bank’s private sector arm has lent $200 million to Nigerian phone tower company IHS to

Nigeria: Boko Haram frappe Damaturu

Nigeria: Boko Haram frappe Damaturu

Boko Haram a lancé un raid meutrier lundi sur la ville de Damaturu, dans l’Etat du Yobé. Plus de 150 personnes, dont 44 membres des forces de sécurité, ont été tuées.

39 dead in insurgent attack in north Nigeria

39 dead in insurgent attack in north Nigeria

A suspected Boko Haram insurgent attack on a state capital in northeast Nigeria on Monday killed at least 39

Nigerian naira falls further

Nigerian naira falls further

Nigeria’s naira fell 2.5 percent on Friday, despite central bank intervention, and it briefly touched a record low

Bombs kill 81 in Nigeria’s Kano

Bombs kill 81 in Nigeria’s Kano

Gunmen set off three bombs and opened fire on worshippers at the main mosque in north Nigeria’s biggest city Kano on Friday,

Female suicide bombers in Nigeria

Female suicide bombers in Nigeria

Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up killing at least ten people on Tuesday

Nigeria: Boko Haram aux portes du Niger

Nigeria: Boko Haram aux portes du Niger

Les islamistes de Boko Haram se seraient emparés lundi de la ville de Damasak, située au nord-est du Nigeria.

Boko Haram killed 40 nigerian fishermen

Boko Haram killed 40 nigerian fishermen

More than 40 people, mostly fishermen, have been shot dead in a remote community in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno

Boko Haram kill 45 in a Nigerian village

Boko Haram kill 45 in a Nigerian village

At least 45 people were killed in a Boko Haram reprisal attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria,

Nigeria seeks to extend emergency laws

Nigeria seeks to extend emergency laws

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan will ask the national assembly to extend a state of emergency in three northeastern

Nigeria insurgents retake Chibok

Nigeria insurgents retake Chibok

Boko Haram insurgents have retaken the village of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria where the group

Nigeria: attentat dans un lycée

Nigeria: attentat dans un lycée

Hier matin, au moins une cinquantaine d’adolescents ont été tués au nord-est du Nigeria dans l’attentat commis dans leur lycée

Nigeria: Boko Haram conquiert une autre ville

Nigeria: Boko Haram conquiert une autre ville

Le groupe islamiste armé nigérian Boko Haram s’est emparé de la ville de Malam Fatori, localité proche de la frontière du Niger,

Suicide bomber kills at least 7 in northeast Nigeria

Suicide bomber kills at least 7 in northeast Nigeria

A suicide bomber killed at least 7 people outside a commercial bank in a northeast Nigerian town on Friday,