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Boko Haram attacks

UNICEF: Without aid, 49,000 children will die this year in northeast Nigeria because of drought, Boko Haram insurgency - Reuters

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Nigeria

Photo: US Secretary of State John Kerry, in Nigeria for meetings, shares image of himself with Sultan Sa'adu Abubakar in Sokoto - @JohnKerry

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Boko Haram attacks

Nigeria's army claims Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau 'fatally wounded' in air strike; death not independently verified - International Business Times

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Bauchi, Nigeria

Nigerian Army says it killed 3 armed kidnappers and destroyed their camps in Bauchi State - Vanguard Newspapers

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Nigeria

8 killed in Zamfara, Nigeria, over student's alleged blasphemy against Islam - Vanguard Nigeria

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Niger Delta oil industry attacks

Nigerian oil militants declare conditional ceasefire, say they are ready to negotiate - AP

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Nigeria

Nigeria's President Buhari plans to ask parliament for extra powers for 'emergency' economic measures, government source says - Reuters

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Niger Delta oil industry attacks

Nigeria's Delta Avengers militant group say they're ready for dialogue with government, statement says - Reuters

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2016 Olympics

Nigeria wins its 1st medal at Rio Olympics with a bronze in men's soccer - CBC

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John Kerry

US Secretary of State Kerry to travel to Kenya, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia next week - Reuters

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business

Nigeria's naira currency hits all-time low against dollar at 365.25 per dollar - Reuters

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2016 Olympics

Brazil beat Honduras 6-0 to advance to Olympic gold medal match in men's soccer; will face winner of Nigeria-Germany match - ESPN

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Nigeria

Photo: Nigeria's Port Harcourt police seal off Sharks Stadium due to tension surrounding the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party - Punch

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Boko Haram attacks

Nigerian Army: At least 16 Boko Haram Islamist militants were killed in Borno state in fighting with government troops - Bloomberg News

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Boko Haram attacks

More: Boko Haram says some of schoolgirls it abducted were killed in airstrikes; demands prisoner swap - AP

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Boko Haram attacks

Boko Haram releases video purportedly showing kidnapped schoolgirls from Chibok, Nigeria - BBC

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Boko Haram attacks

Nigerian military helicopters rush polio vaccines to Boko Haram-infested areas, where 2 children are paralyzed by virus - AP

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Borno, Nigeria

World Health Organization: Nigeria reports 2 children paralyzed by polio in Borno State, the first cases in the country in 2 years - Reuters

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Nigeria

70-year-old man trampled to death by an elephant in Tana River County, Nigeria - Citizen Digital

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Niger Delta oil industry attacks

Gunmen disguised as priests are blamed for slaying 3 Nigerian soldiers at oil jetty in Bayelsa state - BBC

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