AJ Impact

Benin and Nigeria join growing African Union landmark trade pact

Trading will start in July 2020 to give member states time to adopt the pact framework.

Benin and Nigeria join growing African Union landmark trade pact

Football

Nigeria knock out defending champions Cameroon in African Cup

Cameroon out of the African Cup of Nations after losing 3-2 to Nigeria in a last-16 game.

Nigeria knock out defending champions Cameroon in African Cup

AJ Impact

African Union summit: Boosting trade to raise standards of living

The African Union summit's goal is to get all 54 nations to agree on the African Continental Free Trade Area.

African Union summit: Boosting trade to raise standards of living

AJ Impact

Nigeria to sign African free-trade pact at AU meeting in Niger

If Nigeria signs up, it will clear a hurdle in the implementation of the African Continental Free-Trade Agreement.

Nigeria to sign African free-trade pact at AU meeting in Niger

Africa

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills scores: Official

At least 45 people killed during blast in central Benue state in Nigeria's latest oil-related accident.

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills scores: Official

Africa

Invasive foreign plant chokes Nigeria's rivers and dams

Water hyacinth infestation disrupts hydroelectricity generation, transport on rivers and decimates fish population.

AJ IMPACT

West Africa bloc adopts 'ECO' as name of planned shared currency

Analysts express scepticism the introduction of the ECOWAS single currency will solve the region's economic problems.

West Africa bloc adopts 'ECO' as name of planned shared currency

AJ Impact

Nigerian court adjourns $2bn tax case against MTN

The South African cellular service company has more than 55 million subscribers in Nigeria.

Nigerian court adjourns $2bn tax case against MTN

Sport

AFCON 2019: Key facts about Africa's biggest football tournament

With 24 teams participating, this is the largest AFCON yet and also the first to be played during Europe's summer.

Sport

Meet the 'Greek Freak': 7 things to know about NBA MVP

The 24-year-old Milwaukee Bucks star has won Most Valuable Player honours at the annual NBA Awards.

Seven things to know about NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo

Nigeria

Nigerians mourn triple suicide attack involving girls

Two young girls among three suicide bombers who killed at least 20 in attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria.

Nigeria villagers in Borno mourn the dead, lament state failures

Nigeria

Triple suicide attack kills at least 30 in Nigeria

Three suicide bombers detonated explosives at Konduga village, 25km from Maiduguri, emergency services officials say.

Nigeria suicide attack: Triple blasts kill at least 30 in Borno

Refugees

The Nigerian refugee who saved her daughters from FGM

Odachi* secretly saved money for her daughters' UK flights to save them from FGM, but had to leave her son behind.

The Nigerian refugee who saved her daughters from FGM

Africa

Nigeria land struggle: Farmers fight over resources

For centuries, the Fulani people have lived interdependent lives with the farmers but the past 30 years have tested that harmony.

AJ Impact

Fast and furious: Nigeria's motorcycle taxis

Some consider motorcycle taxis dangerous, but venture capitalists are investing millions in these ride-hailing startups

Fast and furious: Nigeria's motorcycle taxis