Ibrahim Zakzaky, founder of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, his wife Zeenah Ibrahim, acquitted of all eight criminal charges, says their lawyer.
Poor management and lack of accountability in the country's Olympic committee has compelled many shining stars of Nigeria to switch sides and compete for other nations.
In all, thirty-four of the 121 kidnapped children are now free since five others had escaped earlier and another was released on health grounds, according to a school official.
The Reserve Bank of India is considering a phased plan to implement a digital rupee, and the Central Bank of Nigeria aims to launch a digital naira pilot in October.
The arrest of Biafran leader Nnamdi Kanu comes amid growing tensions around regional divisions within Nigeria, and armed separatism in the southeast.
Four out of every 10 Nigerians are actively engaging in sports betting, pushing tens of thousands of young men into psychological depression and poverty.
As Greeks celebrate MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo in unison with Milwaukee Bucks fans after he secured an NBA title victory, many are not aware of the star's Nigerian roots.
Zamfara police say armed gangs released 100 Manawa village residents, including children, after 42 days following negotiations.
Motorcycle-riding gunmen launch coordinated attacks on five villages in northwest Zamfara state, shooting residents and burning homes, police and locals say.
Armed with rifles, bandits stormed Tsauwa village late on Monday night and killed 19 residents before attacking Ajiya and Yasore villages, where they killed two people and rustled more than 35 cattle.
Kidnappers took away 140 students while only 25 students escaped, a teacher at the Bethel Baptist High School in Nigeria’s Kaduna state said.
"We estimate that more than 90% of conflict-attributable deaths through 2020, about 324,000, are of children younger than five," says UN Development Programme.
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