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Nigerian soldiers patrol the north of Nigeria to snuff out Boko Haram militants.
02/05/2015 - Nigeria

New hostage release marks turning point in Nigerian army's war against Boko Haram

The Nigerian army has freed 234 more women and girls from Boko Haram's stronghold in Sambisa forest, bringing the total number of hostages released to 700.


French press review 15 April 2015

French candle light vigils for Nigeria's Chibok girls, Nokia's offer of a life wire for ageing jewel of French industry Alcatel-Lucent, distress calls from France's councils hit by the Socialist ...

African press review 15 April 2015

Prayers, processions and protests for Nigeria's Chibok girls, as President-elect Muhammadu Buhari lays out his agenda to fight Boko Haram terrorism and militancy in a high profile New York Times ...

French press review 14 April 2015

The French press shows compassion for grieving Nigerian parents of the Chibok girls as they mark the first anniversary of the abduction of 219  students by Boko Haram insurgents.


African press review 14 April 2015

The Nigerian press marks a day of remembrance for the missing Chibok girls, one year after their abduction from their boarding school by Boko Haram.
Nigeria marks one year since abduction of Chibok girls
14/04/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

Nigeria marks one year since abduction of Chibok girls

It has been a year since more than 200 Nigerian school girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in a late-night raid.

African press review 4 April 2015

African press in tell-it-all rush as details emerge about Garissa University massacre by Al-Shebab Islamists and a goodwill meeting takes place between staunch rivals in Nigeria's presidential ...

African press review 3 April 2015

Kenya's press is in shock over the deadly university attack carried out by gunmen loyal to the Somali Islamist group Al-Shebab.

Vote-counting in Port Harcourt in Rivers State
30/03/2015 - Report: NIGERIA

Observers appeal for calm as Nigeria awaits election results

Preliminary results for presidential, parliamentary and senatorial polls were expected to be announced on Monday amid continuing security concerns with technical problems sparking violence in Rivers ...
Voter accreditation takes place under tight security in Port Harcourt
29/03/2015 - NIGERIA

Nigeria extends voting amid violence and technical failure

Nigerians are voting for a second day after violence, technical failures and the hacking of the electoral commission’s website forced a one-day extension to allow voters to cast their ...