Ahmed Idris

Ahmed Idris

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

Africa

Nigeria: Steel factory will open after 40 years

Eighty percent of raw materials needed for the plant to operate are within a 60km radius of the factory.

Nigeria: Steel factory will open after 40 years

World Cup 2018

Fears over pay overshadow Nigeria's World Cup campaign

Team officials want to avoid repeat of what happened during previous World Cup, when Nigerian players refused to train before a match over a pay dispute.

Fears over pay overshadow Nigeria's World Cup campaign

Africa

Nigeria's Ogoniland: Desperate for clean water

Residents of Ogoniland are getting sick because of the severe contamination of their food and water sources.

Nigeria's Ogoniland: Desperate for clean water

Africa

Nigeria: Cleaning up the oil industry’s past mistakes

After years of inaction, the Nigerian government is attempting to right a historical wrong.

Nigeria: Cleaning up the oil industry’s past mistakes

Africa

Forum in Nigeria to discuss crisis in Lake Chad

Regional governments say the recent spike in violence requires a look beyond providing aid.

Forum in Nigeria to discuss crisis in Lake Chad

Africa

Nigeria: Shrinking Goronyo dam threatens livelihood of millions

In the past year, water levels have dropped to just 10 percent of its capacity, forcing authorities to ration water to homes.

Nigeria: Shrinking Goronyo dam threatens livelihood of millions