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Nigeria: Federal republic in West Africa
The Federal Republic of Nigeria, commonly referred to as 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. Nigeria is officially a democratic secular country.

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Nigeria's defeated main opposition candidate challenges election result

The defeated main opposition candidate in Nigeria's presidential elections filed a legal challenge on Monday to last month's vote.
Reuters - Published

Fire kills at least eight, destroys homes in northeast Nigeria camp

A fire killed at least eight people and left 15,000 others without shelter after raging through a northeast Nigerian camp for people displaced by a war against Islamist insurgents, aid group Norwegian..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Nigeria

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

Deaths reported in Nigeria school building collapse [Video]Deaths reported in Nigeria school building collapse

At least 25 people rescued after collapse of a three-floor school building in Lagos.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:14Published

100 Children Among Those Feared Trapped In Collapse Of Nigerian Building [Video]100 Children Among Those Feared Trapped In Collapse Of Nigerian Building

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, as many as 100 children along with many others, were feared trapped after a building containing a primary school collapsed in Nigeria's commercial..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Lagos Governor Says Search For Survivors Ongoing Following Deadly Building Collapse [Video]Lagos Governor Says Search For Survivors Ongoing Following Deadly Building Collapse

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, the governor of Lagos state said that several people had been killed when a Nigerian building that housed a school collapsed and that rescuers are..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Dozens Feared Trapped after Nigeria School Building Collapse [Video]Dozens Feared Trapped after Nigeria School Building Collapse

A spokesperson for Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency told the BBC the building collapsed around 10 a.m. local time.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:41Published

'Children trapped' after school building collapses in Nigeria [Video]'Children trapped' after school building collapses in Nigeria

A building containing a school collapsed in Nigeria's capital of Lagos on Wednesday, an emergency agency spokesman said. There was no immediate information on any casualties.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:37Published

Nigerian human trafficking survivor seeks justice in Mali [Video]Nigerian human trafficking survivor seeks justice in Mali

Al Jazeera meets a young Nigerian woman who was trafficked and forced into prostitution at age 17 in Mali.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:38Published

Traffickers farmed Russia's World Cup for sex slaves [Video]Traffickers farmed Russia's World Cup for sex slaves

Blessing Obuson thought Russia's soccer World Cup would be an opportunity to find a job and flew into Moscow from Nigeria last June on a fan ID. Instead, she found herself forced to work as a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:55Published

 
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