Nigeria

Federal republic in West Africa

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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.

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Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

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Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 Nigerian soldiers in an ambush on Saturday morning, two people with knowledge of the battle said, bringing the army's..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Thanking American vice president Mike Pence, who congratulated him saying he looked forward to working with India, Modi said it was a victory of democracy which..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 days ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

Young Nigerian players are being conned, lured by false promises about their future football careers.
5 days ago • BBC News
Islamic State's West Africa branch claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a raid in Nigeria two days earlier in which it said 20 soldiers had been killed, and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

BBC Sport remembers Abby Wambach's final competitive goal for the USA in a 1-0 win over Nigeria at the 2015 World Cup.
1 week ago • BBC News
How a seven-year-old was stolen from his home in Nigeria and the chance encounter with his sister six years later.
1 week ago • BBC News

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