Opinion

Muhammadu Buhari's 'inconclusive' medical vacation

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

by 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.

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.

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.

by 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.

Politics

Nigeria's president honours promise to declare assets

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

Counting the Cost

Corruption blights Nigeria's oil industry

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

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.

Opinion

How will Nigeria fare under Buhari?

The heart-warming news is that Nigerians will have a government that will be genuinely trying to meet their needs.

by Fisayo Soyombo

War & Conflict

Suicide bomber hits mosque in northern Nigeria

Attack in Maiduguri kills at least 16, hours after Boko Haram assault on outskirts of city leaves at least 10 dead.

Africa

Nigeria's Buhari vows campaign against Boko Haram

Nigeria's former military ruler formally takes over as elected head of state in Abuja ceremony amid tight security.

Africa

Nigeria set for historic democratic handover to Buhari

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari prepares to attend swearing-in ceremony in Abuja, amid tight security in the capital.

Opinion

Nigeria post-election: Bellwether of African democracy?

Muhammadu Buhari's historic win has prompted talks of an 'African Spring'.

by Cathy Haenlein