At least nine were killed due to a building collapse in Nigeria’s Lagos which also held a private school. Residents are infuriated by the country's poor building regulations.Full Story
A 3-story building collapsed in Nigeria which contained a private school and kindergarten. Locals fear that around 100 children are trapped under the rubble, with at least 8 dead.Full Story
The electoral commission declared that the Nigerian president was victorious with 56% of the vote after ballot boxes from all 36 states were counted.
According to an early tally by the election commission, the incumbent President is leading the race while opposition rejected the results.
"Following a careful review of the implementation of its logistics and operational plan and the determination to conduct free, fair and credible elections, the commission came to the conclusion that proceeding with elections as scheduled is no longer feasible," the statement said.
Opposition challenger urges the Independent National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) to ensure impartiality, calling on security forces to maintain order during the election.
The widows of the 'Ogoni Nine' allege Shell was involved in the Nigerian government’s policy of brutal repression of dissent.
UFC legend Anderson 'Spider' Silva main-evented UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia Saturday night, but was defeated by his protege, a man who says Silva is the; "Michael Jordan of the Octagon."
People from the northern Borno state of Rann seem “to be panicking and they are on the run as a pre-emptive measure to save their lives," the UNHCR spokesman said.
Chief justice Walter Nkanu Samuel Onnoghen is currently facing trial on charges of failing to declare his assets.
NAPTIP has reported that the girls were kidnapped in Nigeria then sold, in Mali, to 'service' men working in the mining industry.