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

Attack by gunmen in central Nigeria kills at least 17

At least 17 people killed in the latest violence linked to grazing rights disputes between locals and Fulani herdsmen.

Police: Nigeria market attack kills women, children

Africa

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.

Muhammadu Buhari returns home from London medical leave

Africa

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.

Muhammadu Buhari 'to return to Nigeria on Friday'

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.

Opinion

Muhammadu Buhari's 'inconclusive' medical vacation

Buhari's unclear health situation rings alarm bells for Nigeria's future.

Fisayo Soyombo

by Fisayo Soyombo

Fisayo Soyombo

Africa

Nigerian president extends medical leave in UK

Nigerian president extends his medical leave in the UK as rumours swirl over his health.

Muhammadu Buhari extends medical leave in UK

Politics

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.

Nigerian MPs back asylum for Yahya Jammeh

Opinion

One year ago, Buhari promised to change Nigeria

No Nigerian leader, democratic or dictatorial, has ever succeeded in delivering socioeconomic prosperity to the masses.

Fisayo Soyombo

by Fisayo Soyombo

Fisayo Soyombo

War & Conflict

Deaths as Boko Haram hits Nigeria's Maiduguri

At least 54 people killed and over 90 injured in series of blasts targeting a market, a mosque, and a sports gathering.

Deaths as Boko Haram hits Nigeria's Maiduguri

Politics

Nigeria's president honours promise to declare assets

Muhammadu Buhari declares assets in bid to promote transparency in country ravaged by incessant corruption.

Nigeria's president honours promise to declare assets

Counting the Cost

Corruption blights Nigeria's oil industry

Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, the executive secretary of NEITI, discusses Nigeria's fight against corruption.

Corruption blights Nigeria's oil industry

War & Conflict

Nigeria frees dozens from Boko Haram captivity

Soldiers rescue 71 girls and women following firefights that killed several armed fighters outside of Maiduguri.

Inside Story

Does Boko Haram have the upper hand?

Nigeria's new president Muhammadu Buhari travels to Cameroon to bolster a cross-border campaign.

War & Conflict

Teenager blows herself up near mosque in Nigeria's Kano

No reports of casualties as 13-year-old girl explodes bomb at mosque in Nigeria's second largest city, police say.

Teenager blows herself up near mosque in Nigeria's Kano