Nigerian MPs back asylum for Gambia's Jammeh

Lower house votes for Nigeria to consider giving asylum to President Jammeh as a way of ending political crisis.

Boko Haram

Chibok girls: 'As long as they're captives, we all are'

President Buhari is "hopeful" the remaining 195 girls will be saved as activists urge him to treat issue as a priority.

Poverty & Development

Volunteerism: A prerequisite for Africa's progress

The continent's future lies in the hands of the youth who can successfully harness agriculture and clean energy.

by Richard Munang
- Robert Mgendi

Talk to Al Jazeera

2016 in review: The best from Talk to Al Jazeera

We revisit some of the year's most interesting and impactful interviews.

Arts & Culture

Peju Alatise: The Nigerian artist transcending barriers

The respected artist talks about challenging the status quo in Nigeria and abroad.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram leader says armed group not 'crushed'

Abubakar Shekau appears in new video to say fighters are safe, rebutting victory claims by Nigeria's president and army.

Boko Haram

Nigeria still searching for girls seized by Boko Haram

Commander tells Al Jazeera the missing Chibok girls have not been located after Boko Haram's stronghold was captured.

Inside Story

Has Boko Haram been defeated?

Questions remain after the president of Nigeria praised the army for forcing fighters from their forest stronghold.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram decline raises hopes of Nigeria's displaced

As Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari announces defeat of armed group, people in displaced camps hope to return home.


Chibok girl recalls 'miracle' release by Boko Haram

Asabe Goni says that she had given up hope in captivity as she describes how some girls were whipped by fighters.


Nigeria claims capture of Boko Haram base in Sambisa

Nigerian president says fighters "on the run" after army seizes their "last enclave of Sambisa Forest" in Borno state.

Special series

Boko Haram: Behind the Rise of Nigeria's Armed Group

An investigation into the origins and ideology of the rebel group and its bloody rise.


No end in sight: Boko Haram's bloody legacy

Nigeria’s citizens continue to be killed and displaced by violence between Boko Haram and the military.


Is another Boko Haram in the making?

The designation of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria as an insurgent group is a dangerous move for the Nigerian state.

by Thembisa Fakude


'Dozens dead' in Nigeria church collapse

At least 60 people killed after church roof collapses in city of Uyo, with local reports citing much higher death toll.