Gulf Times - Nigeria
Nigerian sex traffickers jailed in France

Nigerian sex traffickers jailed in France

A French court sentenced 24 members of a Lyon-based sex trafficking ring to prison terms of up to seven years for forcing Nigerian women into prostitution.

Nigeria govt can't recover $62 bln sought from oil majors -minister

Nigeria govt can't recover $62 bln sought from oil majors -minister

Oil minister Timipre Sylva said Nigeria knows it cannot recover $62 billion from oil majors despite ongoing cases against the companies for money the government believes it is owed.

Neymar injured as Brazil draw 1-1 with Nigeria in friendly

Neymar injured as Brazil draw 1-1 with Nigeria in friendly

Neymar went off injured 12 minutes into Brazil's 1-1 draw with Nigeria in a friendly in Singapore on Sunday.

Nigerian police hold suspect after 8 women killed in hotels

Nigerian police hold suspect after 8 women killed in hotels

Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt said they had arrested a suspect.

Double suicide attack kills 3 in northeast Nigeria

Double suicide attack kills 3 in northeast Nigeria

Two female suicide bombers killed three civilians and wounded eight in a suspected Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria, emergency services said Wednesday.

Nigeria's President Buhari submits list of cabinet nominees to Senate

Nigeria's President Buhari submits list of cabinet nominees to Senate

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari submitted his list of cabinet nominees to the upper house of parliament, the Senate, on Tuesday, giving lawmakers a chance to vote on them ...

Six Shia protesters dead in clashes with Nigerian police: witnesses

Six Shia protesters dead in clashes with Nigerian police: witnesses

At least six Shia protesters were killed in clashes with Nigerian police in the capital Abuja on Monday, witnesses told AFP.

Four Turks kidnapped in Nigeria, police launch rescue operation

Four Turks kidnapped in Nigeria, police launch rescue operation

Four Turkish nationals have been kidnapped in western Nigeria and police are conducting a rescue operation, a state police spokesman said on Sunday.

Six missing after attack on aid convoy in northeast Nigeria

Six missing after attack on aid convoy in northeast Nigeria

Six people are missing following an attack on an aid convoy in northeast Nigeria, an international aid organisation said on Friday with sources stating that it was carried out by Islamist insurgents who abducted survivors.

Boko Haram kills at least five soldiers in northeast Nigeria

Boko Haram kills at least five soldiers in northeast Nigeria

Insurgent group Boko Haram ambushed Nigerian soldiers in the northeast of the country, killing at least five and injuring more than a dozen, sources told Reuters on Sunday.

Nigeria says 9 of its citizens killed in Libya strike

Nigeria says 9 of its citizens killed in Libya strike

Nine Nigerian men were killed in an air strike on a migrant detention centre in Libya that has sparked international outrage, the foreign ministry in Abuja said Thursday.

Police rescue Nigerian president's in-law from kidnappers

Police rescue Nigerian president's in-law from kidnappers

Police in the northern Nigerian city of Kano said Tuesday they had rescued an in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari from kidnappers, freeing him after an overnight gunfight with his abductors.