Gunmen kill 16 villagers in northern Nigeria

Bandits have killed 16 people in separate attacks on remote villages in northern Nigeria’s Katsina state, an area wracked by cattle-rustling and kidnappings, officials said on Tuesday. Gunmen on motorcycles separately stormed the Dantakuri, Tsayau, Barza and Zakka villages late … read more

President Asks Tax Agency to Explain Missed Targets

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari asked the Federal Inland Revenue Service to explain its failure to meet tax-collection targets since 2015, after persistent shortfalls. Nigerian presidential spokesman Garba Shehu confirmed in an emailed statement that the government has sought explanations for … read more