Nigeria’s economy shrank by the most in a quarter century last year due to the coronavirus crisis.
Nationwide protests were called over bad governance, insecurity and recent Twitter ban, among other issues.
Kidnappers in Nigeria are increasingly targeting schools and abducting hundreds of students for ransom.
Since December 2020, a total of 769 students have been taken in at least five school kidnappings in northern Nigeria.
Protests against police violence in Nigeria continue under #EndSWAT, a new unit created after the dissolution of SARS.
Dismissal of appeal by opposition leader Atiku Abubakar brings to an end months-long legal battle after February polls.
Buhari’s government has repeatedly rolled out record spending plans, but has struggled to fund them.
At the United Nations this week, President Muhammadu Buhari called the case a ‘scam’, and vowed to fight it.
Defeat for the main opposition People’s Democratic Party was widely anticipated and judges dismissed all its claims.
The ruling could force Africa’s largest economy to turn over 20 percent of its foreign currency reserves.
The Nigerian leader says the directive is meant to bring about ‘full food security’ for Africa’s largest economy.
Security in capital Abuja was tight as Buhari was sworn in for another four years as president.
Will the incumbent manage to fulfil his election campaign promises?
Ethics court orders any cash found in Walter Onnoghen’s foreign bank accounts be taken by the treasury.