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November 20, 2022, 7:09 PM

Nigerian teens create fashion from trash to fight pollution

Teenage climate activists in Nigeria’s largest city are recycling trash into runway outfits for a “Trashion Show.”
November 20, 2022, 7:09 PM
1 month ago

Nigeria races to assist flood victims; death toll tops 600

Officials in Nigeria say the death toll from this year's flooding has risen to 603
1 month ago
Nigeria races to assist flood victims; death toll tops 600
2 months ago

Women, children drown fleeing attack in Nigeria’s north

Several women and children drowned while trying to escape an armed attack in Nigeria’s troubled north, according to residents and a government official
2 months ago
2 months ago

Floods strand thousands, kill 7 in northcentral Nigeria

Authorities say thousands of travelers remain stranded in Nigeria’s northcentral Kogi state after connecting roads to other parts of the West African nation were submerged amid the country’s worst flooding in a decade
2 months ago
Floods strand thousands, kill 7 in northcentral Nigeria
6 months ago

Over 80 feared dead in attack on Catholic church in Nigeria, sources say

More than 80 people are feared to have died in Sunday's attack on a church in southwestern Nigeria, sources told ABC News on Wednesday.
6 months ago
Over 80 feared dead in church attack, sources say
6 months ago

Gunmen disguised as congregants carried out attack on Catholic church in Nigeria, police say

Some of the gunmen who attacked a church full of worshippers in southwestern Nigeria on Sunday were "disguised as congregants," police said.
6 months ago
Gunmen disguised as congregants carried out attack on Catholic church, police say
6 months ago

Dozens killed in 'satanic' attack on Catholic church in Nigeria, officials say

Dozens of people, including women and children, were killed in southwestern Nigeria on Sunday when gunmen attacked a church, officials said.
6 months ago
'Satanic' shooting at Catholic church leaves dozens dead, officials say
6 months ago

Dozens feared dead after gunmen attack Nigerian church, officials say

Dozens of people are feared to have died after gunmen attacked a church in Nigeria, a U.S. official briefed on the massacre told ABC News.
6 months ago
Dozens feared dead after gunmen attack Nigerian church, officials say
2 years ago

Gunmen free nearly 2,000 inmates in attack on Nigerian prison

Almost 2,000 inmates have escaped from a prison in southeastern Nigeria after heavily armed gunmen attacked the facility, authorities said.
2 years ago
Gunmen free nearly 2,000 inmates in attack on Nigerian prison
2 years ago

279 schoolgirls freed days after being kidnapped

The girls were taken from a boarding school in northwestern Nigeria last week.
2 years ago
279 schoolgirls freed days after being kidnapped
2 years ago

Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls freed days after being kidnapped, official says

Hundreds of students who were abducted from an all-girls boarding school in northwestern Nigeria last week have been released, authorities said Tuesday.
2 years ago
279 Nigerian schoolgirls freed days after being kidnapped, official says
2 years ago

344 Nigerian schoolboys freed days after being abducted, official says

Hundreds of schoolboys who were abducted by gunmen in northwestern Nigeria last week have been freed, officials said.
2 years ago
344 Nigerian schoolboys freed days after being abducted, official says
2 years ago

Nigerian schoolboys free at last

The more than 300 schoolboys who were kidnapped in Nigeria are welcomed home after a week-long ordeal.
2 years ago
Nigerian schoolboys free at last
2 years ago

Hundreds of students missing after Nigerian boarding school attack

Hundreds of students remain missing after gunmen attacked an all-boys boarding school in northwestern Nigeria, authorities said.
2 years ago
Hundreds of students missing after Nigerian school attack
2 years ago

Senior US delegation meets with Nigeria's vice president, after killing of #EndSARS protesters

For weeks, Nigeria has been gripped by widespread protests over a now-disbanded police unit known as SARS, which has been accused of human rights abuses.
2 years ago
US official meets with Nigeria's vice president, after killing of #EndSARS protesters
4 years ago

At least 8 killed, 37 rescued alive in Nigeria school building collapse: Reports

Cameras captured children, dazed and covered in dust, being carried on the shoulders of rescuers to waiting ambulances as crowds cheered.
4 years ago
At least 8 killed, 37 rescued alive in Nigeria school building collapse: Reports
5 years ago

Nigerian schoolgirl who 'refused to denounce Christ' remains captive after dozens freed, father says

Suspected Boko Haram militants allegedly stormed the town of Dapchi in northeast Nigeria on the night of Feb. 19 and kidnapped 110 students.
5 years ago
Freed schoolgirls exclude one who 'refused to denounce Christ,' father says
6 years ago

82 Nigerian schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram arrive in nation's capital

#BringBackOurGirls group said the freeing of 82 girls is "heartwarming."
6 years ago
82 Nigerian schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram arrive in nation's capital