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

20 years of democracy: Has Nigeria changed for the better?

Two decades after the West African country's army handed power to a civilian leader, many question if life has improved.

20 years of democracy: Has Nigeria changed for the better?

AJ Impact

Nigeria celebrates its democracy but millions remain in poverty

Africa's biggest economy is vulnerable because of high unemployment and slow growth.

Nigeria celebrates its democracy but millions remain in poverty

Inside Story

Nigeria marks 20 years of uninterrupted democracy

After two decades of continuous democracy, Africa's most populous country faces security and economic challenges.

Nigeria

Gangs kill dozens in series of attacks in northern Nigeria

The attacks, carried out overnight in Sokoto, saw the gangs ride out from forest hideouts into villages with weapons.

Gangs kill dozens in series of attacks in northern Nigeria

Nigeria

Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition

Opposition party member and business tycoon Raymond Dokpesi accuses presidency of intimidation, crackdown on his media.

Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition

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.

Women's Rights

US global gag rule abortion policy 'killing women': IWHC

Report highlights 'devastating impact' of Trump's reinstatement of ban on foreign aid to groups that discuss abortion.

US global gag rule abortion policy 'killing women': IWHC

Africa

Children used by anti-Boko Haram groups struggle against trauma

'One day, I hope to open my own business and take control of my life,' says 18-year-old Kaumi Kolo, a former child vigilante in Nigeria.

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.

Shorts

To return a king

After losing almost everything after Nigeria's police razed his community, Elijah Atinkpo now wants justice.

To return a king

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

In Lagos, finding a home to rent is an impossible mission

Housing shortages, a lack of regulation and gender discrimination are at play, so what's the solution?

In Lagos, finding a home to rent is an impossible mission

Africa

Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari sworn in for second term as president

Security in capital Abuja was tight as Buhari was sworn in for another four years as president.

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.