Africa

Nigeria: Boko Haram releases new video of captive girls

Seen wearing a black veil and holding a gun, girl claims to be from Chibok and says she was kidnapped in April 2014.

Boko Haram releases video of purported Chibok girls

Africa

Can Nigeria's Chibok girls ever be truly free?

Being released is only the first step in a long road to recovery for the most famous prisoners in the country.

Can Nigeria's Chibok girls ever be truly free?

Africa

Chibok community welcomes schoolgirls' release

The release of 82 schoolgirls by Boko Haram has brought some cheer to Nigeria's Chibok community.

Africa

Nigerian leader back to London for more medical tests

President Muhammadu Buhari heads to London for medical tests, handing over power to his deputy Yemi Osinbajo

Muhammadu Buhari to go to London as health fears mount

Africa

Freed Chibok girls meet Nigeria's leader Buhari

Nigeria's president pledges to ensure the 82 girls' 'health, education, security, and general well-being'.

Africa

Nigeria: 82 Chibok girls freed by Boko Haram

Eighty-two Nigerian schoolgirls released by the armed group Boko Haram have arrived in the capital, Abuja, where they will meet the president. The girls were handed over as part of a prisoner swap on Saturday.

Maps

Boko Haram Attacks

Explore our interactive map to examine in detail the violent incidents in and around Nigeria from 2009 to 2016.

Boko Haram Attacks

Africa

More than 80 Chibok girls freed by Boko Haram

Kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls in Nigeria's Chibok in 2014 spurred worldwide Bring Back Our Girls campaign.

Opinion

Why Buhari will not rid Nigeria of corruption

Nigerian president's war against corruption will yield a betwixt-and-between result: so much action, minimal solution.

Fisayo Soyombo

by Fisayo Soyombo

Fisayo Soyombo

Africa

Nigeria: Buhari skips cabinet meeting amid health fears

Wife of Nigerian leader plays down health worries as Buhari fails to attend third consecutive weekly cabinet meeting.

Buhari misses cabinet meeting amid health fears

Africa

Nigeria: At least 30,000 people forced out from slum housing

At least 30,000 people have been forcefully evicted from their slum housing in Nigeria. Lawyers say they're the victims of a land grab as real estate developers move in to the commercial capital. Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Adow reports from Lagos.

Africa

Suicide car bomb targets military convoy in Nigeria

At least five soldiers killed, 40 wounded after bomber detonates explosives-laden vehicle near troop convoy.

Suicide car bomb targets military convoy in Nigeria

Africa

Nigerian corruption agency uncovers $43m in cash

The discovery of a massive cash haul in a flat has prompted calls for the president to take action. Nigeria's president has suspended his spy chief after a series of corruption scandals. Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Adow reports from Lagos, Nigeria.

Inside Story

Can President Buhari clean up corruption in Nigeria?

Two top Nigerian officials are suspended after bundles of cash were discovered in a Lagos flat.

Africa

US seals arms deal with Nigeria to fight Boko Haram

The US has agreed to sell high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against the armed group Boko Haram. Barack Obama had approved the sale as president but it was delayed after the Nigerian air force bombed a refugee camp in January.