Nigeria

Federal republic in West Africa

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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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Nigerian police and Shi'ite Muslim protesters clashed in the capital Abuja on Monday, with at least one demonstrator, one journalist and a senior policeman..
Credit: Reuters - Published 7 hours ago

Nigerian police and Shi'ite Muslim protesters clashed in the capital Abuja on Monday, with at least one demonstrator and a senior policeman killed, highlighting..
Credit: Reuters - Published 10 hours ago

Nigerian police said a senior officer was killed and three other policemen were injured on Monday as a Shi'ite Muslim protest in the capital city of Abuja turned..
Credit: Reuters - Published 11 hours ago

Nigerian police and Shi'ite Muslim protesters clashed in the capital Abuja on Monday and at least one demonstrator was killed, highlighting one of the security..
Credit: Reuters - Published 11 hours ago

Reuters correspondents saw Nigerian police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters clash in the capital Abuja on Monday, with at least one marcher appearing to..
Credit: Reuters - Published 16 hours ago

A Reuters photographer saw what appeared to be one dead body after clashes between Nigerian police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters in the capital Abuja..
Credit: Reuters - Published 16 hours ago

Four Turkish nationals have been kidnapped in western Nigeria and police are conducting a rescue operation, a state police spokesman said on Sunday.
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of 37 people by bandits in the northwestern state of Sokoto, his spokesman said in a statement.
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Six people are missing following an attack on an aid convoy in northeast Nigeria, an international aid organization said on Friday with sources stating that it..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

One Action Against Hunger staff member, two drivers and three other health workers are missing after an attack on a convoy in northeast Nigeria in which one..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Islamist insurgents have kidnapped at least one person working for an international aid organization, Action Against Hunger, in northeastern Nigeria, sources..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Islamist militants have kidnapped at least one person working for an international aid organization, Action Against Hunger, in northeast Nigeria, sources said on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on Tuesday, shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said, adding that another..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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