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Nigeria

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  • Nigerian women's choir touches hearts with song, stories

    Nigerian women's choir touches hearts with song, stories
    A sadness came over Asabe Moses' face as Markus Gamache spoke about the violence and persecution against Christians in her hometown of Chibok, Nigeria, where thousands have died or been kidnapped by Boko Haram, Islamist insurgents.
  • Nigeria urged to repeal its anti-gay law by rights group

    Nigeria's draconian law against gays has encouraged mob attacks, police torture, evictions and public whippings, according to a report Monday that urges the country's new president to repeal the legislation. The Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act is...

    Police arrest 60 for bombing in Chad capital

    Officials in Chad have arrested 60 people including suspects from Cameroon, Nigeria and Mali in relation to an attack earlier this month in the capital that killed dozens of people and wounded more than 100 others. Chad prosecutor Alghassim Khamis said...

    Bomber who ran away feeds fears extremists using captives

    A teenage girl strapped with explosives ran away from a crowded mosque this week, killing only herself and cementing suspicions that Boko Haram is using unwilling captives in its terror campaign in northeast Nigeria. The girl took off after her companion...

    Board of corruption-riddled Nigerian oil company dissolved

    Nigeria's new president on Friday dissolved the board of the state oil company from which billions of dollars is missing, a move likely preceding an investigation. A statement from the head of the civil service, Danladi Kifasi, announced the presidential...