Ahmed Idris

Ahmed Idris

Africa

Nigeria election: Religious, ethnic conflict under spotlight

Violence and religious and ethnic divisions underline security challenges the new president will face.

Nigeria election: Religious, ethnic conflict under spotlight

Africa

Boko Haram conflict tops agenda at Nigeria election

Armed group and corruption main challenges for Africa's most populous nation as it prepares to elect a new government.

Boko Haram conflict tops agenda at Nigeria election

Africa

Nigeria to launch crucial elections

Africa's most populous nation will be voting in presidential and parliamentary elections on Saturday.

Nigeria to launch crucial elections

Nigeria

More warnings about humanitarian crises in Central Africa

Aid agencies warn more than two million people in the Lake Chad region urgently need aid.

More warnings about humanitarian crises in Central Africa

Business & Economy

Nigeria poverty: Unrest forces farmers off their land

Why Nigeria has one of the highest poverty rates in Africa, even though it boasts rich oil and natural resources.

Nigeria poverty: Unrest forces farmers off their land

Africa

Nigeria's era of big spending for election is disappearing

Some say this is good news for democracy, but bad news for business.

Nigeria's era of big spending for election is disappearing

Africa

Nigeria 'failing' to implement increased minimum wage

There has been a two-and-a-half year delay in implementing Nigeria's new, increased minimum wage.

Nigeria 'failing' to implement increased minimum wage

Africa

The donkey could become an endangered species in Nigeria

A member of parliament is pushing for a law to save the remaining donkeys.

The donkey could become an endangered species in Nigeria

Africa

Nigeria's Calabar Carnival defies financial woes

Harsh economic realities in Nigeria have forced government to cut spending but Calabar Carnival defies those challenges.

Nigeria's Calabar Carnival defies financial woes

Africa

High debt, low deposits - Nigeria's banks on the line

Why millions of Nigerians are losing faith in their banking system?

High debt, low deposits - Nigeria's banks on the line

Africa

Nigerian parliament approves funds to revive Ajaokuta steel plant

After nearly 40 years, Nigeria is trying to revive the idle steel factory, once billed as Africa’s biggest steel plant.

Nigerian parliament approves funds to revive Ajaokuta steel plant

Africa

Nigeria: Striking teachers, rigid government and students’ misery

Classrooms in some government-owned universities are empty as the month-long teacher strike shows no sign of ending.

Nigeria: Striking teachers, rigid government and students’ misery