Two prisoners are killed and several others are injured during an attempted jail break in Kaduna, Nigeria.
Bandits bomb and open fire at a train in Kaduna State carrying 970 passengers travelling from Abuja to Kaduna, Nigeria, killing 7 people and wounding 22 more. Some others are kidnapped.
The death toll from the collapse of a high-rise building under construction in Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria, increases to 22, as the search-and-rescue operations enter their third day.
Three of the students kidnapped from Greenfield University in Kaduna, Nigeria, on Tuesday are found shot dead.
A group of gunmen kidnap students from Greenfield University in Kaduna, Nigeria.
Police in Kaduna, Nigeria, raid an Islamic learning centre, and free around 500 men and male children held captive there. The freed detainees allege torture, slavery, and sexual abuse, and some display evidence of injury and malnutrition. Two children self-identify as being from Burkina Faso, with the remaining captives thought by police to be mostly Nigerian. Eight suspects are arrested.
Indonesia executes six people for drug trafficking including foreign citizens from Brazil, Malawi, the Netherlands, Nigeria, and Vietnam. Brazil and the Netherlands withdraw their ambassadors in protest.
Two explosions rip through the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna killing at least 82 people.
Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa, the Governor of Nigeria's Kaduna state dies in a helicopter crash in Bayelsa state, together with former national security adviser General Owoye Andrew Azazi and other senior officials.
A car bomb explodes in the Nigerian city of Kaduna killing dozens of people.
Acting President of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan signs the country's 4.6 trillion naira budget for 2010 into law.