Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram pledged allegiance on Saturday to Islamic State, which rules a self-declared caliphate in parts of Iraq and Syria, according to an audio clip posted online.
The symbolic move highli
Turkish Airlines, the flag carrier of Turkey, will fly to Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria, from today (March 3) - its 262nd network destination.
With existing services to 37 destinations in Africa, Abuja flights will be operated five
A newlywed couple living thousands of miles apart say they are being prevented from seeing each other due to Bahrain's "Ebola travel ban" on their native Nigeria.
Basil Maduakor claims he cannot leave the country or
Boko Haram bombers killed 23 people on Thursday (February 26), authorities said, as the Islamist insurgents fight back against a military offensive launched by Nigeria and three neighbouring countries.
A suicide bomber at a bus st
Nigeria will call an extraordinary meeting of Opec if crude oil prices slip any further, the country's oil minister said in an interview with the Financial Times, in a sign of growing alarm over the impact of oil's collapse on o
UAE-based Mulk Holdings has announced its foray into the global retail segment with a $40 million investment in a landmark duty free shopping centre in Lagos, Nigeria.
A multinational conglomerate with diversified business interes
The World Health Organisation declared Nigeria Ebola free on Monday after a 42 day period with no new cases, in a success story with lessons for countries still struggling to contain the deadly virus.
"Nigeria is now free of
Nigeria aims to secure the release by Tuesday of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist Boko Haram militants, two senior government sources said on Saturday, although they declined to comment on where this handover would take place.
Investment Corp of Dubai (ICD), the emirate's sovereign wealth fund, said it is exploring further investment opportunities with Nigeria’s largest cement manufacturer Dangote after purchasing a minority stake in the African group last m
Investment Corp of Dubai (ICD), the emirate's sovereign wealth fund, said it has reached an agreement to purchase a minority stake in Nigeria’s largest cement manufacturer Dangote Cement.
Dangote Cement, which is listed