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New York Times
News about Nigeria, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
Updated: 5 hours 2 min ago
Most of those detained are denied visits from family or lawyers, said the human rights group in a report compiled from hundreds of testimonies and evidence gathered over 10 years.
Gunmen stormed a college in northern Nigeria on Wednesday, firing on fleeing students and setting off an explosion in an attack that killed at least 15 people and wounded 35, the police said.
Rescue workers on Tuesday dug a woman out of the rubble of a building that collapsed Friday at a church compound outside Lagos, the capital.
About 130 people have been pulled out alive since Friday, said a spokesman for state rescuers, whom church members initially kept from the site.
The World Health Organization said that the number of Ebola cases in the country was 62, up from 31 a week earlier, and that more than half the afflicted patients had died.
Eni and Shell denied wrongdoing in their $1.1 billion acquisition of an oil block in 2011 from the Nigerian government.
Nigerian ground forces backed by warplanes battled Boko Haram militants on Tuesday in a second day of heavy fighting that wounded the son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, a senior official said.