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The BBC is launching new Igbo and Yoruba services in Nigeria, where it has had a Hausa-language service for 60 years.  By Will Oliver (AFP/File)

BBC launches Igbo, Yoruba language services in Nigeria

Monday, February 19, 2018

The BBC this week launches its new Igbo and Yoruba services in Nigeria, as part of an expansion in local languages aimed ...

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Nigeria has freed another 475 Boko Haram suspects following a series of mass trials in which most cases were dropped for ...

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Three suicide bombers killed 19 people at a fish market in northeast Nigeria, civilian militia leaders said on Saturday, ...

Friday, February 16, 2018

?A Chieftain of the APC, the governorship candidate of the then Action Congress (AC) in Rivers State in 2007 who also ...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The prosecution only called one witness against Abba Umar. He said the defendant, if released, would likely go back to B ...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Madu Maji sits on a bench at the cattle market in Makurdi, central Nigeria, dragging his bare feet through the dust to s ...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

A Nigerian police officer was killed and mutilated in an attack blamed on herdsmen, a police chief said on Tuesday, in t ...

Monday, February 12, 2018

Hundreds of Boko Haram suspects were due back in court Monday to hear if they will be prosecuted, sentenced or released, ...

Sunday, February 11, 2018

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the news of a snake swallowing a whooping sum of 36 Million Naira from t ...

Saturday, February 10, 2018

A delegation of the Steering Committee of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights Initiative (VPI) led by ...

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday warned about the dangers of political unrest as he met the new envoy fr ...

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The UN on Thursday said more than $1 billion in funding was needed this year to help millions of people affected by Boko ...

Thursday, February 8, 2018

A zookeeper has died after a lion mauled him in a park in northern Nigeria. The lion broke out of its cage in ...

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Okay Oyegun for second term Northern leaders on Wednesday raised their voice in protest against critics of the All Prog ...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Nigeria's army on Wednesday said it would send troops into the country's volatile central states to quell violence betwe ...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

In the heart of Gboko's main market, in Benue state, central Nigeria, stains still darken the dusty corners of the car p ...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

As they prepare to make Olympic history in Pyeongchang, Nigeria's women's bobsleigh team admit they battle their demons ...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

While bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have suffered precipitous falls in recent weeks, the units remain popular in Ni ...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau released a video Tuesday pledging to continue attacks days after Nigeria's military re ...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Ibrahim Babangida has become the latest former leader in Nigeria to criticise President Muhammadu Buhari, as elections a ...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Nigeria on Monday assured Cameroon that it is determined to deal with secessionist forces attempting to use its territor ...

Monday, February 5, 2018

Boko Haram fighters stormed a village in northeast Nigeria and murdered two civilians, while six people were killed in a ...

Monday, February 5, 2018

Boko Haram fighters stormed a village in northeast Nigeria and killed two people, a local resident and a security source ...

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Ayoub el Kaabi scored his ninth goal of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) as Morocco became the first hosts t ...

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Even okadas, the motorcycle-taxis that buzz fearlessly around Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, struggle to negotiate ...

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Nigeria's top judge handling corruption cases against public officials has himself been charged with bribery, court pape ...

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Nigerians met their Winter Olympic bobsled team for the first time just one week before the start of the Games in Pyeong ...

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