Fighters from Daesh West Africa Province drove into remote Felo village in Gubio district in the early afternoon, shooting fleeing residents and running them over with their vehicles.
Director Obi Emelonye wrote a creative short feature about a couple separated between London and Lagos as the novel coronavirus pandemic shutdown the cinema sector.
Medics and residents say armed "bandits" attacked five villages in northwest Sokoto state, killing more than 70 people, but there was no immediate official comment on killings.
The number of deaths from coronavirus pandemic across the African nations has exceeded 3,000, says Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
The plane was given permission to land despite the ban as it was said to be a humanitarian operation, but turned out to be a commercial flight.
Death toll from coronavirus pandemic crosses 250,000 as confirmed cases exceed 3.7 million. Here are the developments on the pandemic for May 6, 2020.
The international community must act in tandem to prevent a major food shortage that will disproportionately hurt developing countries.
Africa also has a "very, very limited" and “very, very strained” testing capacity, John Nkengasong, director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said in his weekly briefing on Thursday.
Nigeria's health system could come under immense stress as it faces a two-pronged fight.
The cartoon created by a Nigerian filmmaker turns the coronavirus into a monster that roams the streets and is able to catch you, making it easy to understand for children.
Gunmen, some with AK 47 guns, attacked three villages in the state of Katsina in the early hours of Saturday, police say.
Abba Kyari is the highest-profile person in Nigeria to be killed by a virus that has caused 493 confirmed infections in the country and 17 deaths.
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