Gulf Times - Nigeria
Nigerian customs find $8 million in cash on bus at airport

Nigerian customs find $8 million in cash on bus at airport

Nigerian authorities seized $8 million in cash stashed in six plastic bags on a bus at the international airport in the commercial capital of Lagos, the customs service said on Wednesday.

Three Nigerian soldiers killed in militant attack

Three Nigerian soldiers killed in militant attack

Islamic State-affiliated militants have killed three Nigerian soldiers and seized two military vehicles in an attack in violence-wracked northeastern Borno state

Boko Haram kills five in northeast Nigeria

Boko Haram kills five in northeast Nigeria

Gunmen from the Boko Haram militant group killed five people and abducted several others as they collected firewood in restive northeast Nigeria, security sources said Friday.

Nigeria files graft charges against ex-minister over oil scandal

Nigeria files graft charges against ex-minister over oil scandal

Nigeria's anti-graft agency said Tuesday it had filed corruption charges against a former justice minister over a $1.3 billion dollar oil scandal involving international majors Shell and Eni.

Gunmen kill 12 in central Nigeria attack

Gunmen kill 12 in central Nigeria attack

Gunmen have killed 12 people in an attack on a village in a region of central Nigeria known for bloody clashes between cattle herders and farmers, police said on Thursday.

Nigeria militants kill four soldiers in base attack

Nigeria militants kill four soldiers in base attack

Machine-gun wielding militants killed four Nigerian soldiers and wounded 11 more during an attack on an army base in the northeast, military officials told AFP on Sunday.

Two killed, 13 injured in military checkpoint attack in Nigeria

Two killed, 13 injured in military checkpoint attack in Nigeria

At least two civilians were killed and 13 others injured when militants attacked a military checkpoint in northeast Nigeria, a local government spokesman and residents said Tuesday.

Nigerian sex traffickers jailed in France

Nigerian sex traffickers jailed in France

A French court sentenced 24 members of a Lyon-based sex trafficking ring to prison terms of up to seven years for forcing Nigerian women into prostitution.

Nigeria govt can't recover $62 bln sought from oil majors -minister

Nigeria govt can't recover $62 bln sought from oil majors -minister

Oil minister Timipre Sylva said Nigeria knows it cannot recover $62 billion from oil majors despite ongoing cases against the companies for money the government believes it is owed.

Neymar injured as Brazil draw 1-1 with Nigeria in friendly

Neymar injured as Brazil draw 1-1 with Nigeria in friendly

Neymar went off injured 12 minutes into Brazil's 1-1 draw with Nigeria in a friendly in Singapore on Sunday.

Nigerian police hold suspect after 8 women killed in hotels

Nigerian police hold suspect after 8 women killed in hotels

Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt said they had arrested a suspect.

Double suicide attack kills 3 in northeast Nigeria

Double suicide attack kills 3 in northeast Nigeria

Two female suicide bombers killed three civilians and wounded eight in a suspected Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria, emergency services said Wednesday.