At least one person has been killed and several others injured after Nigerian police used live ammunition to break up a religious gathering by supporters of senior cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.
Nigerian firefighters were trying to extinguish a major fire at the Balogun market in central Lagos on Tuesday.
Six Nigerian schoolgirls and two staff members have been released unhurt three weeks after they were kidnapped from their dormitories in northern Kaduna state, regional authorities said Saturday.
Security forces in Nigeria have attacked the followers of Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), during a religious procession in the capital, Abuja, arresting at least four people.
An Iranian cleric and researcher lauded the Arba’een religious ceremony as a momentous event that has captured the hearts of people across the world, including the Shia Muslims in Nigeria whose population has grown exponentially through the efforts of Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky.
Seven people have been killed in attacks by Takfiri terrorists in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno.
The Nigerian army has released 25 children after clearing them of suspected ties with terrorist groups in the country's restive northeast region, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says.
Militants in northeastern Nigeria killed at least nine people in an attack on Sunday, sources told Reuters on Monday.
The Takfiri Daesh terrorist group has killed more than a dozen Nigerian people, including military forces and an aid worker, in the country’s volatile northeastern region.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says more than 20,000 people, mostly children, have gone missing as a result of a decade-long militancy by the the Takfiri Boko Haram terrorist group in northeast Nigeria.