Attack by 'Avengers' Militant Group Forces Chevron to Close Oil Facility in Nigeria
A militant group called the Niger Delta Avengers, which has ordered companies to leave Nigeria's oil-rich region, claimed responsibility for the attack.
Dozens Killed as the Nigerian Army Raids Shia Sect Inspired by the Iranian Revolution
The army justified the raid by saying that the sect's leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, was trying to assassinate an army official.
Nigerian Islamic Officials Arrest 12 People in Raid of Alleged Gay Wedding Ceremony
A Sharia enforcement agency arrested a dozen young men on suspicions of being gay and planning a same-sex marriage, though one of the men told reporters it was just a birthday party.
Rage Grows Amid Rumors Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls Were Married Off
Women rallied in Abuja today as reports spread that more than 200 schoolgirls were married to their Boko Harem abductors and sold off.