Nigeria

Five years on, 112 Nigerian Chibok girls still missing

At least 276 girls were taken from a government secondary school in Chibok town by Boko Haram in 2014.

Nigeria's Chibok schoolgirls: Five years on, 112 still missing

Africa

Nigerian troops evacuate 'entire town' in security operation: UN

Nearly 10,000 people from Jakana were relocated to camp in Maiduguri, swelling the population of existing camps.

Nigerian troops evacuate 'entire town' in security operation: UN

Africa

Will Nigeria crackdown on crime in Zamfara state work?

Nigeria has suspended mining in one of its northern states and ordered all foreigners engaged in mining activities to leave.

Nigeria

'Trend of doctors emigrating is at an all-time high'

'Brain drain' impacting healthcare sector as most Nigerian doctors seek better work conditions and pay abroad.

Nigeria's medical brain drain: Healthcare woes as doctors flee

Nigeria

Nigeria gripped by severe heatwave

Temperatures soar across the region with no relief in sight until the seasonal rains set in next month.

Nigeria suffers severe heatwave with no relief in sight

Africa

Nigerian journalist 'arrested by armed men'

Unidentified men accost journalist Jones Abiri in Bayelsa state and force him into vehicle at gunpoint, say witnesses.

Nigerian journalist Jones Abiri 'arrested by armed men'

Nigeria

The #MeToo movement has reached Muslim-majority northern Nigeria

Survivors of sexual abuse and harassment are sharing their experiences on social media, using the #ArewaMeToo hashtag.

The #MeToo movement has reached Muslim-majority northern Nigeria

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

Search for survivors ends a day after Lagos building collapse

At least 16 people dead and numerous missing after building collapse in Lagos.

Search for survivors ends a day after Lagos building collapse

Nigeria

At least 8 killed in Nigeria school building collapse

Rescuers search for more than 100 children feared trapped after collapse of a building that houses a school in Lagos.

Nigeria

Nigeria's local elections marked by low voter turnout

With irregularities and violence, governorship and state assembly elections are marked by low voter turnout.

Voter apathy apparent in Nigeria's local elections

Nigeria

Nigerians vote for powerful governor posts amid unrest

Millions have voted across the West African country to elect 'influential' governors and state assembly members.

Polls close in Nigeria as Buhari looks to consolidate victory

Nigeria

Nigeria to hold local elections amid fears of violence

Security analysts warn there is a risk of election-related violence in parts of the country.

Nigeria to hold local elections amid fears of violence

Nigeria

Nigerian women brace for election upsets

Female candidates are hopeful women voters will show support in Saturday's local elections in Nigeria.

Nigerian women brace for election upsets

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.