United Kingdom  

Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> >

Nigeria

Federal republic in West Africa

Nigeria    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Nigeria: Federal republic in West Africa
Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west. Its coast in the south is located on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. The federation comprises 36 states and 1 Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja, is located. The constitution defines Nigeria as a democratic secular country.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Western woman killed, three other people kidnapped in northern Nigeria

Kidnappers in Nigeria killed two people including a Western woman on Saturday and abducted three Nigerians in the northern city of Kaduna, the local police said.
Reuters - Published

Islamic State cites 69 casualties from Nigerian army and African troops

Islamic State (IS) has recorded 69 casualties from the Nigerian Army and troops from an African anti-militant force in attacks over the past week, the Jihadist group said in its weekly paper on..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Nigeria

Nigeria building safety: Questions after deadly collapse [Video]Nigeria building safety: Questions after deadly collapse

After a building collapsed killing 20 children, questions are raised about building safety standards in Nigeria.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:12Published

Nigeria to diversify economy away from oil [Video]Nigeria to diversify economy away from oil

Nigeria imports a lot of its food, which is bought using money earned from selling oil.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:16Published

Nigeria's Chibok schoolgirls: Five years on, 112 still missing [Video]Nigeria's Chibok schoolgirls: Five years on, 112 still missing

At least 276 girls were taken from a government secondary school in Chibok town by Boko Haram in 2014.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:45Published

Sub-Saharan Africa's growth rate slashed [Video]Sub-Saharan Africa's growth rate slashed

The World Bank has cut the economic growth rate of Sub-Saharan Africa to 2.8 percent this year, as the region again fails to meet expected targets. Sam Holder reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:01Published

14 Tons Of Pangolin Scales And Elephant Ivory Seized In Singapore [Video]14 Tons Of Pangolin Scales And Elephant Ivory Seized In Singapore

Authorities in Singapore have seized one of the largest ever shipments of pangolin scales. CNN reports that the scales were en route to Vietnam, worth an estimated $38.7 million. In a statement,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:50Published

Will Nigeria crackdown on crime in Zamfara state work? [Video]Will Nigeria crackdown on crime in Zamfara state work?

Nigeria has suspended mining in one of its northern states and ordered all foreigners engaged in mining activities to leave.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:30Published

Singapore Seizes Over 14 Tons of Pangolin Scales [Video]Singapore Seizes Over 14 Tons of Pangolin Scales

One conservation official estimates 36,000 pangolins were killed for the shipment.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:53Published

Nigeria suspends mining in Zamfara state plagued by gang violence [Video]Nigeria suspends mining in Zamfara state plagued by gang violence

The military, police and the state security forces have been deployed in recent weeks to tackle criminal gangs behind a spate of killings and kidnappings.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:54Published

Nigerians turn to mobile apps in Nigerians turn to mobile apps in "proptech" housing boom

Faster broadband speed and cheaper smartphones are boosting internet use in Nigeria, in turn leading to a surge in property-focused technology firms. Serena Chaudhry reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:44Published

Nigerian artist turns trash into art [Video]Nigerian artist turns trash into art

Funmi Adubi uses waste paper to make flowers & other decorative items using various techniques of paper craft to promote the importance of recycling.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:56Published

Anglophone refugees in Nigeria dream of home, but settle in [Video]Anglophone refugees in Nigeria dream of home, but settle in

Fighting between Cameroon government forces and English-speaking separatists sends thousands of refugees over the border to camps in Nigeria and there's no end in sight.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:30Published

Nigerian fishermen's livelihoods under threat [Video]Nigerian fishermen's livelihoods under threat

A build up of silt on the banks of Lake Gerio in northeastern Nigeria is affecting local fishing activities. For many villagers, fishing is their only source of income. Serena Chaudhry reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:12Published

Glitz and glamour on show at Nigeria polo contest [Video]Glitz and glamour on show at Nigeria polo contest

The latest fashion trends were on display when Lagos recently hosted West Africa's biggest polo tournament. Serena Chaudhry reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:49Published

The Pope prays for victims of Mali and Nigeria attacks [Video]The Pope prays for victims of Mali and Nigeria attacks

At least 134 Fulani herders were killed in central Mali on Saturday, the deadliest attack in the region in recent times. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

Nigeria election outcome put hopes for democracy in doubt [Video]Nigeria election outcome put hopes for democracy in doubt

More than half of the newly elected members of parliament have no previous legislative experience.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:13Published

Homeless Nigerian Refugee Wins New York State Chess Championship [Video]Homeless Nigerian Refugee Wins New York State Chess Championship

8-year-old Tanitoluwa Adewumi fled Nigeria in 2017 as he and his family sought asylum from Boko Haram attacks in his home country. But that hasn't stopped him from becoming a chess champion in the..

Credit: Sports Illustrated     Duration: 01:04Published

Fusing London's pop electronic music with an African aftertaste [Video]Fusing London's pop electronic music with an African aftertaste

Ibibio Sound Machine is known for its fusion of African and electronic music, singing in both English and the Nigerian language, Ibibio. The group recently performed in London, as Soraya Ali reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:09Published

Rescuers try to account for children after Nigerian school collapses [Video]Rescuers try to account for children after Nigerian school collapses

Rescuers were trying to find a register of children to work out how many died when their school building collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos, an emergency official said on Thursday. Mia Womersley..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

At Least 9 Dead After Nigeria School Building Collapse [Video]At Least 9 Dead After Nigeria School Building Collapse

The building collapsed Wednesday morning. Dozens of people have been rescued so far.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

Up to 100 children feared trapped in collapsed Nigerian building [Video]Up to 100 children feared trapped in collapsed Nigerian building

A rescue effort has been launched after a building containing a school collapsed in Lagos on Wednesday (March 13). Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

At least 8 killed in Nigeria school building collapse [Video]At least 8 killed in Nigeria school building collapse

Rescuers search for more than 100 children feared trapped after collapse of a building that houses a school in Lagos.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:08Published

At Least Eight Dead After a School Building Collapsed in Nigeria With Children Inside [Video]At Least Eight Dead After a School Building Collapsed in Nigeria With Children Inside

Emergency crews sifted through debris to rescue scores of school children and others feared trapped inside a building that collapsed Wednesday in Lagos, Nigeria. At least eight people were confirmed..

Credit: Time     Duration: 01:17Published

Children trapped in Nigeria building collapse [Video]Children trapped in Nigeria building collapse

A four-storey building that housed a school collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital and up to 100 children are feared trapped.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:03Published

 

Nigeria's top judge Walter Onnoghen found guilty

nigeria's top judge walter onnoghen found guilty
Walter Onnoghen is convicted of falsely declaring his assets and is banned from public office for 10 years.
BBC News - Published

Nigeria issues arrest warrants for ex-ministers over Malabu oil deal

A Nigerian judge issued arrest warrants for two former ministers and an Eni manager over the sale of offshore oilfield OPL 245 by Malabu Oil and Gas in 2011, the Economic and Financial Crimes..
Reuters - Published

Nigerian women warned not to come to Britain in government campaign

'Modern slavery is one of the greatest human rights abuses of our time', says Penny Mordaunt
Independent - Published

Zamfara: Are banditry killings in Nigeria getting worse?

zamfara: are banditry killings in nigeria getting worse?
Has the northern state of Zamfara seen an upsurge in violence this year?
BBC News - Published

You Might Like


Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest
One News® is a registered trademark of One News Page Ltd.