Ahmed Idris

Ahmed Idris

Africa

Nigeria democracy: Anger over slow progress of reforms

People are unhappy with failures to reform the electoral process, violence, electricity shortages and unemployment.

Nigeria democracy: Anger over slow progress of reforms

Africa

Children at risk in Nigeria due to lead poisoning from gold mines

Lead poisoning has killed hundreds of children in Nigeria, with treating them made difficult by violence.

Children at risk in Nigeria due to lead poisoning from gold mines

Africa

Nigeria's former child vigilantes return to school

The UN wants the disengagement process to help children caught up in violence have a chance at a normal life.

Nigeria's former child vigilantes return to school

Africa

Nigeria's 'mega schools' for Boko Haram victims

Opposed to western education, Boko Haram launched its school bombing campaign and began kidnapping girls in 2009.

Nigeria's 'mega schools' for Boko Haram victims

Africa

Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari begins second term

Al Jazeera looks at the challenges Muhammadu Buhari faces as the Nigerian president begins a second term.

Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari begins second term

Africa

Nigeria violence: Widespread attacks by armed gangs

Despite the presence of the army and hundreds of volunteer vigilantes, 'bandits' continue to kill and maim villagers.

Nigeria violence: Widespread attacks by armed gangs

Nigeria

Thousands of Nigerian refugees still fear Boko Haram violence

Around Maiduguri, 'temporary' refugee camps are becoming a permanent fixture.

Thousands of Nigerian refugees still fear Boko Haram violence

Africa

Anglophone refugees in Nigeria dream of home, but settle in

Fighting between Cameroon government forces and English-speaking separatists sends thousands of refugees over the border to camps in Nigeria and there's no end in sight.

Anglophone refugees in Nigeria dream of home, but settle in

Africa

Nigeria election outcome puts hopes for democracy in doubt

More than half of the newly elected members of parliament have no previous legislative experience.

Nigeria election outcome puts hopes for democracy in doubt

Africa

Nigeria struggles to rescue 20,000 girls from Mali sex trade

Officials say collusion between law enforcement agents and traffickers is hampering the rescue efforts.

Nigeria struggles to rescue 20,000 girls from Mali sex trade

Africa

Nigeria's young voters under spotlight as elections near

The country's youth make up the biggest voting bloc in the elections that begin on Saturday.

Nigeria's young voters under spotlight as elections near

Africa

Economic fears mount over Nigeria election delay

Some of Nigeria's leading presidential candidates have condemned the decision to postpone elections by a week.

Economic fears mount over Nigeria election delay