Kano

 
People, politics threaten Kano's ancient walls
People, politics threaten Kano's ancient walls
Young boys scramble up the remains of a crumbling section of the ancient city wall in the Kofar Na'isa area of Kano, in northern Nigeria.
Mass arrests of Nigerian ‘gay’ men
Mass arrests of Nigerian ‘gay’ men
For Yusuf Abbasi, being deprived of food was not the worst part of being locked up for almost three days. “They wouldn’t allow us to do our...
41 dead in suicide bomb attack in Nigeria
41 dead in suicide bomb attack in Nigeria
The most deadly attack in nine months is blamed on Islamic extremists, an official said on Tuesday.
Attacks on Nigeria church services kill 20 worshippers
Attacks on Nigeria church services kill 20 worshippers
Attackers armed with bombs and guns opened fire at outdoor church services at a Nigerian university on Sunday, killing around 20 people as...
Boko Haram: Killing in God's name
Boko Haram: Killing in God's name
On January 20, the ancient city of Kano in Nigeria was racked by mass violence. Eight explosions across the sprawling city of more than three million...
Gunmen attack Nigerian government buildings
Gunmen attack Nigerian government buildings
Suspected Islamists attacked a prison, police station and local government office in north eastern Nigeria, wounding at least three police...
Mikel's kidnapped father found in Nigeria
Mikel's kidnapped father found in Nigeria
The kidnapped father of Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel was freed on Monday after detectives traced him to a sprawling city in northern Nigeria...
Nigeria's magnificent young man and his flying machine
Nigeria's magnificent young man and his flying machine
Mubarak Muhammad Abdullahi, a 24-year-old physics undergraduate in northern Nigeria, takes old cars and motorbikes to pieces in the back yard at...
Pfizer faces $8,5-billion suit over Nigeria drug trial
Pfizer faces $8,5-billion suit over Nigeria drug trial
A court case brought by Nigeria against Pfizer resumes on Tuesday with the United States drug maker saying it answered a call for help to save the...
Nigerian army battles Islamic militants
Nigerian army battles Islamic militants
Nigerian troops killed many Islamic militants in a three-hour battle in the northern city of Kano on Wednesday, an army commander said.
Poll violence leads to curfew in Nigerian state
Poll violence leads to curfew in Nigerian state
A dusk-to-dawn curfew was imposed on Monday on Muslim-dominated northern Nigeria's largest state of Kano as protests greeted a delay in the results...
Muslim cleric killed in Nigerian mosque attack
Muslim cleric killed in Nigerian mosque attack
Gunmen shot dead a radical Muslim cleric in his mosque and fired on the congregation, killing two more people, in the northern Nigerian city of...

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