President Buhari directed the emergency services to provide relief to the victims as the death toll hit 76 after an overloaded boat capsized.
Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, beat his two main opponents by a landslide in the vote that is seen as a test run for the 2023 presidential vote.
A group of gunmen on motorcycles entered the villages of Damri, Sabon Garin and Kalahe in coordinated attacks on Friday afternoon, shooting people as they tried to flee.
The state government is in talks with gunmen who seized 136 children from an Islamic seminary over the weekend, the latest in a string of mass kidnappings in the country.
Could the planet finally be on track to limiting climate change? After US President Joe Biden ramped up ambitions with a climate summit, experts are cautiously saying yes — although a difficult path lies ahead.
Nigerian army rescued 180 people in the early hours of Friday, but around 30 male and female students remain unaccounted for after gunmen attacked a forestry college in northwestern Kaduna state overnight.
At least eight deaths were reported as violence erupted after some party supporters fearing an election loss destroyed results sheets and other voting materials.
Opposition leader and former vice president Atiku Abubakar promises to create millions of jobs to tackle rising inequality and insecurity, in manifesto for February 2019 presidential polls.
The deadly clashes took place between herders of the mostly Muslim Fulani ethnic group and Christian farmers of other ethnicities
Nigerian President Buhari vows to end groups carrying out attacks on oil pipelines in Delta region
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