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Nigeria is battling an Islamist insurgency in the northeast but in the southwest, attacks such as this are rare.
- by Fikayo Owoeye
The dig also uncovered 150 bronze statues of Egyptian deities and instruments used for rituals dating back to the Late Period of ancient Egypt, about 500 BC.
- by Rachel Pannett
Poverty-stricken drug users in the African country have turned to a cheaper narcotic.
- by Peta Thornycroft and Will Brown
An explosion at an illegal oil refining depot in Nigeria killed more than 100 people overnight, a local government official said.
The tweets and photos accuse the French of leaving mass graves in Mali. Spies have captured videos showing otherwise.
- by Sam Mednick