Nigeria

Country on the coast of West Africa

Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa, bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west. Its coast in the south is located on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. The federation comprises 36 states and 1 Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja, is located. The constitution defines Nigeria as a democratic secular state.

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Human rights groups called on Monday for the release of a former presidential candidate facing treason charges who was re-arrested a day after being freed from..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

A Hong Kong-registered crude oil tanker was attacked and its sailors kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria in the early hours of Wednesday, the South..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Lawyers for the Nigerian government filed "new and substantive" allegations of fraud with a British court on Friday, carrying on a fight against an arbitration..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Lawyers for the Nigerian government on Friday filed "new and substantive" allegations of fraud with a British court in an ongoing fight against an arbitration..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

A Nigerian activist and former presidential candidate whose detention has prompted protests by rights groups was re-arrested on Friday at a court hearing hours..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

A Nigerian activist and former presidential candidate whose continued detention prompted protests by rights groups was released on bail late on Thursday, the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Pirates have kidnapped 19 crew members from a crude oil tanker off Nigeria, an official with the ship's operator said on Thursday, in another sign of worsening..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Pirates have kidnapped 19 crew members of a crude oil tanker off Nigeria, an official with the ship's operator said on Thursday.
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Further information in this matter is awaited.
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

The officer has not been identified due to security reasons. There was no information about their whereabouts and TOI could not independently confirm the fate of..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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