- Nigeria's legislature to be led by presidential opponents Updated: Jun-09-15 2:06 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria - Candidates for Nigeria's main opposition party were elected Tuesday to head both houses of the legislature in votes highlighting the cracks in the coalition that brought President Muhammadu Buhari to power just last month.
- UN rights chief urges inquiries into alleged Nigeria abuse Updated: Jun-05-15 7:44 am
BERLIN - The United Nations' human rights chief is pressing Nigeria's new president to set up independent inquiries into alleged abuses by the country's armed forces in the fight against Boko Haram.
- Suicide car bomber in Nigeria kills 8 soldiers near barracks Updated: Jun-04-15 6:33 pm
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - A suicide bomber exploded a car at a checkpoint outside a military barracks and killed eight soldiers on Thursday, witnesses said of the latest of daily attacks blamed on Boko Haram in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri.
- Nigerian president to visit Chad, Niger on 1st official trip Updated: Jun-01-15 2:41 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's new president will visit Chad and Niger, making the countries whose troops help fight Boko Haram a priority on his first official travels outside the country, an official said Monday.