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Nigeria to allow Shia leader to leave jail for medical care

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - A Nigerian court on Monday granted the leader of the country's main Shia group, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, permission to leave...

More than 60 killed in extremist attack on Nigeria villagers

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - A local official in northeastern Nigeria says suspected Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 60 people during an attack...

Nigerian President Buhari sworn in again, faces challenges

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari began his second term as head of Africa's most populous nation on Wednesday, facing heightened pressure...

Nigerian army says 54 people rescued from Boko Haram

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - The Nigerian army says it has rescued 54 women and children held captive by the extremist group Boko Haram.A statement...

Smollett attorney wants focus on brothers’ role in attack

CHICAGO (AP) - Now that charges have been dropped against Jussie Smollett, the "Empire" actor's attorney is trying to shift attention back on two...

Smollett attorney wants focus on brothers role in attack

CHICAGO (AP) - Now that charges have been dropped against Jussie Smollett, the "Empire" actor's attorney is trying to shift attention back on two...

Chess victory is ticket out of shelter for 8-year-old boy

NEW YORK (AP) - An 8-year-old boy's victory as New York state chess champion will be his family's ticket out of a homeless shelter.The...

20 dead, mostly children, in Nigeria building collapse

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Twenty people are confirmed dead in the school building that collapsed in Nigeria on Wednesday, and most of them are...

2nd day of searching at Nigeria school building collapse

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Search and rescue work continues in Nigeria a day after a building containing a school collapsed with scores of children...

The Latest: At least 25 children rescued in Nigeria collapse

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - The Latest on Nigeria building collapse (all times local):5 p.m.Lagos governor Akinwunmi Ambode says at least 25 children have been...