Mar 15, 2016

Nigerian's theft case sent back to lower court

The Osaka High Court on Tuesday decided to send a robbery case involving a Nigerian man who was sentenced to six years in prison back to a lower court. The 39-year-old man, who has already served his prison sentence, made an appeal for retrial ...

Feb 29, 2016

Nigeria removes more than 20,000 ghost workers from salary roll

Nigeria’s finance ministry said Sunday it has saved millions of dollars for the cash-strapped government by removing more than 20,000 ghost workers from the state payroll. The eliminated workers represented just a “percentage” of “nonexistent” staff who had been receiving monthly wages, highlighting the ...

Female suicide bombers kill 58 in Nigeria refugee camp

Feb 11, 2016

Female suicide bombers kill 58 in Nigeria refugee camp

Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeastern Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 58 people, health and rescue officials said Wednesday. A third female bomber was arrested and gave officials information about other planned bombings that helped them increase security at ...

Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead

Feb 1, 2016

Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead

A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children burning to death, among 86 people officials say died in the latest attack by Nigeria’s homegrown Islamic extremists. Scores of charred corpses and bodies ...