Ahmed Idris

Ahmed Idris

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

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