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  • Nigerians killed in Eid attack BBC (Friday, 17 July) - At least two people are killed in explosions at Eid prayers in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Damaturu, residents say....Read more
  • Nigeria Eid shoppers 'die in blasts' BBC (Thursday, 16 July) - At least 30 people in Nigeria shopping ahead of Eid celebrations have been killed following explosions at a market in Gombe, witnesses say....Read more
  • Nigeria vows to close Radio Biafra BBC (Wednesday, 15 July) - Nigerian's government says it will shut down an illegal radio station operated by people sympathetic to the breakaway state of Biafra....Read more
  • Nigeria leader to tackle film piracy BBC (Wednesday, 15 July) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari says he will save the country's massive Nollywood film industry from pirates....Read more
  • Nigeria replaces military chiefs BBC (Monday, 13 July) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari replaces the army, navy and air force chiefs, following an upsurge in Boko Haram attacks....Read more
  • Nigerian military chiefs sacked BBC (Monday, 13 July) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari sacks the army, navy and air force chiefs, his spokesman tells the BBC, following an upsurge in Boko Haram attacks....Read more
  • Nigeria church fights coroner's call BBC (Thursday, 9 July) - The church of popular Nigerian evangelist TB Joshua rejects a call for it to be prosecuted over the collapse of a hostel which killed 116 people....Read more
  • Buhari pledge to Chibok activists BBC (Wednesday, 8 July) - Nigeria's new president meets Bring Back Our Girls campaigners and pledges troops for an anti-Boko Haram force will be in place by the end of July....Read more
  • Nigeria church accused over collapse BBC (Wednesday, 8 July) - A church run by the popular Nigerian evangelist TB Joshua should be prosecuted after one of its buildings collapsed, killing more than 100 people, a coroner rules....Read more
  • Nigeria bailout for bankrupt states BBC (Tuesday, 7 July) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari approves a $2.1bn (£1.4bn) intervention package to help bankrupt local states pay workers' salaries....Read more