Ahmed Idris

Ahmed Idris

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

Africa

Nigeria's government under pressure to stop bandit group

An armed group around the Nigerian state of Zamfara has been attacking locals and extorting money for several years and the violence is getting worse.

Nigeria's government under pressure to stop bandit group

Africa

Jos: Nigeria's epicentre of unrest over land and resources

Conflict between farmers and cattle herders displaced hundreds as central state faces severe food shortages and rising violence.

Jos: Nigeria's epicentre of unrest over land and resources

Africa

Nigeria's ethnic conflict leaves hundreds dead

Hundreds have been forced to flee their homes as indigenous farmers battle cattle herders.

Nigeria's ethnic conflict leaves hundreds dead

Journalism under fire

Pleas to release Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein at IPI congress

The International Press Institute celebrates the hard work and resilience of journalists while condemning state and non-state actors targeting members of the media, including Egypt's imprisonment of Mahmoud Hussein.

Pleas to release Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein at IPI congress