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  • Buhari criticises 'unruly' Nigerians BBC (Thursday, 1 October, 2015) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari calls on his compatriots to stop their "unruly behaviour" if the country is to progress....Read more
  • Nigeria president to run oil ministry BBC (Wednesday, 30 September, 2015) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari says he intends to remain in personal control of the oil ministry as he pursues an anti-corruption campaign....Read more
  • Nigeria reaches polio 'milestone' BBC (Friday, 25 September, 2015) - The World Health Organization removes Nigeria from the list of polio endemic countries, a "milestone" on the path to eradicating the paralysing viral infection....Read more
  • Boko Haram fighters surrender in Nigeria BBC (Friday, 25 September, 2015) - Some 200 members of Boko Haram Islamist militant group give themselves up, in the biggest such surrender, Nigeria's army says....Read more
  • Nigeria car ban to tackle Boko Haram BBC (Thursday, 24 September, 2015) - Nigeria bans all cars, public transport, horses, donkeys and camels in Borno state to prevent an attack by Boko Haram over the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday....Read more
  • Triple blasts kill dozens in Nigeria BBC (Monday, 21 September, 2015) - At least 54 people have been killed in three explosions in the birthplace of the Islamic militant group Boko Haram - Maiduguri in north-east Nigeria, police say....Read more
  • Blasts rock Nigerian city of Maiduguri BBC (Monday, 21 September, 2015) - Three explosions hit a mosque in Maiduguri, the birthplace of the militant group Boko Haram, with unconfirmed reports of casualties....Read more
  • Half million children 'flee Boko Haram' BBC (Friday, 18 September, 2015) - Close to 500,000 children have fled attacks by Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram over the past five months, bringing the total to 1.4m, Unicef says....Read more
  • Nigeria enforces single bank account BBC (Tuesday, 15 September, 2015) - Nigerian government departments are told to ensure all transactions pass through a single bank account by the end of Tuesday as part of anti-fraud measures....Read more
  • VIDEO: The Nigerian school that floats on water BBC (Monday, 14 September, 2015) - BBC Africa's Anne Soy speaks to architect Kunle Adeyemi about the inspiration behind his three-storey floating school on a lagoon in Nigeria....Read more