Ahmed Idris

Ahmed Idris

Africa

President Buhari, 78 others in the fray for Nigerian polls

Nigeria gears up for its presidential election next year.

President Buhari, 78 others in the fray for Nigerian polls

Africa

Illegal trawlers threaten Sierra Leone fishermen's jobs

We go on patrol with Sierra Leone's navy as it battles a multimillion-dollar problem.

Illegal trawlers threaten Sierra Leone fishermen's jobs

Africa

Nigeria floods ruin crops for 100,000 farmers

The disaster, which happened three weeks ago, may cause a shortage of rice, the country's staple food.

Nigeria floods ruin crops for 100,000 farmers

Nigeria

Cameroon Anglophone crisis: Child refugees in Nigeria seek help

Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria have urged the Nigerian government and international donors to help them with basic needs of life, indicating that it is not yet safe for them to return home.

Cameroon Anglophone crisis: Child refugees in Nigeria seek help

Africa

UN: 11 million people in urgent need in Lake Chad region

Three years after the discovery of the first cases of famine, thousands are suffering from acute and severe malnutrition in Nigeria's northeast.

UN: 11 million people in urgent need in Lake Chad region

Africa

Nigeria's Third Mainland Bridge shut down for maintenance

Country's busiest bridge in city of Lagos is closed to traffic for third time in its 40-year history in order to repair cracks and structural damage.

Nigeria's Third Mainland Bridge shut down for maintenance

Africa

Sierra Leone mudslide survivors still living without homes

It has been a year since a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital killed more than 1,100 people, many remain without a shelter.

Sierra Leone mudslide survivors still living without homes

Nigeria

Nigeria displaced return to ruin homes, fear violence

Despite many challenges and enduring dangers, Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram now begin to return to Borno state.

Nigeria displaced return to ruin homes, fear violence

Africa

Nigeria farm violence: Military operation to combat gunmen begins

It's estimated that more than 2,000 people in the area have been killed by gunmen since 2011.

Nigeria farm violence: Military operation to combat gunmen begins

Africa

Refugees flee violence in Cameroon into neighbouring Nigeria

Since separatists declared an independent 'Ambazonia' state in south Cameroon, tens of thousands have fled violence into Nigeria and relief workers are struggling to keep up.

Refugees flee violence in Cameroon into neighbouring Nigeria

Africa

UNICEF Nigeria welcomes release of child Boko Haram suspects

UNICEF Nigeria praises the release of children suspected of Boko Haram ties from administrative custody.

UNICEF Nigeria welcomes release of child Boko Haram suspects

Africa

Nigeria floods worsen food shortages

Floods in Nigeria are causing a heavy loss of life and of crops, raising fears in agricultural communities.

Nigeria floods worsen food shortages