Thousands displaced after Lagos police raze slum

Thousands of people have been made homeless in Nigeria after security forces used bullets, tear gas and bulldozers to push them out of a waterfront slum.


Thousands displaced after Lagos police raze slum

Police demolish the homes of more than 4,700 people in Lagos' Otodo-Gbame as they clear area in defiance of court order.


How to tackle the challenges posed by e-waste

We want to have a creative mind, a critical eye, and a helping hand if we are to find solutions to e-waste challenges.

by Eric Williams


Nigeria: Teen female suicide bombers kill 2, wound 16

In a new tactic targeting an individual home, four teenage girls detonated explosives outside Maiduguri.


South Africa launches hate crime unit with Nigeria

'Early warning' system established between two countries after spate of xenophobic attacks on migrants in South Africa.


Nigerians rejoice as president Buhari returns home

Nigeria's president is back home after nearly two months of medical treatment in the UK for an undisclosed illness. But he won't be running the country again just yet. The vice president will stay in charge until Monday.


Nigeria's President Buhari returns home

Buhari, who deepened worries on his health by extending his leave, will not return to duties right away, says adviser.


Nigeria: Passengers struggle as Abuja airport closes for repairs

People travelling to Abuja will have to fly to an airport several hours away in the north of the country and then go by bus, accompanied by armed guards to the city. Al Jazeera’s Ama Boateng reports from Kaduna.


President Buhari 'to return to Nigeria' on Friday

President recently extended his medical leave, deepening suspicions that his health was far worse than officials admit.


Airport closure in Abuja disrupts travellers

Thousands of travellers to Nigeria are facing at least six weeks of severe disruption while Abuja International Airport is closed for runway repairs.

People & Power

Piracy in Nigeria

People and Power investigates the rise of piracy in the oil-rich Niger Delta region.

Inside Story

What can be done to save millions facing famine?

A man-made humanitarian crisis, unprecedented in recent history and one that is entirely preventable.


UN: Nigeria's humanitarian crisis under constant neglect

A delegation from the United Nations is visiting camps in northeast Nigeria that are hosting people displaced by Boko Haram violence. More than two million people have been forced from their homes by the armed group.

Inside Story

Abroad since January, should Nigeria's Buhari resign?

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been away for weeks getting treatment for an undisclosed ailment.

Human Rights

Calls for calm ahead of anti-migrant rally in S Africa

A march protesting against migrants is due to be held in South Africa's capital on Friday, raising fears of violence.