A gas depot explodes in Lafia, Nigeria, killing at least 35 people and leaving some burned beyond recognition.
At least 35 people were killed on Monday and dozens injured when a gas tanker exploded in the northern Nigerian state of Nasarawa and started a blaze, the state emergency agency said.
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Nigerian police killed 104 cattle thieves in operations in the north-western state of Zamfara.
A court in Milan, Italy, examines evidence submitted by the campaign group Global Witness, that alleges bribery around the attribution of the OPL 245 oil prospecting license in 2011 led to a loss for the Nigerian state estimated at US$6 billion.
Boko Haram militants kill at least 15 people in a village on the outskirts of Maiduguri, in northeast Nigeria.
A spat in a market in Nigeria's northern Kaduna State results in 55 dead. After the brawl, 22 people were arrested.
The death toll of an accidental explosion in Aba, Nigeria, rises to 200. Over 2,000 people protest, claiming that the pipeline explosion was caused by NNPC's negligence.