Nigeria

Cameroon Anglophone crisis: Child refugees in Nigeria seek help

Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria have urged the Nigerian government and international donors to help them with basic needs of life, indicating that it is not yet safe for them to return home.

Nigeria

Nigeria floods death toll hits 199

Heavy rains and flooding in 12 states deemed a national disaster with hundreds of thousands facing a cholera outbreak.

Nigeria floods death toll hits 199

Nigeria

Pirates kidnap crew members from Swiss ship off Nigeria

MV Glarus was travelling between Lagos and oil hub of Port Harcourt in the Niger Delta when it was boarded by pirates.

Nigeria: Pirates kidnap 12 crew members from Swiss ship

Africa

Cholera kills 97 in Nigeria's northeast

More than 3,000 cholera cases have been recorded in the states of Yobe and Borno over the past two weeks.

Cholera kills 97 in Nigeria's northeast

Africa

Nigeria's young daughters are sold as 'money wives'

Girls as young as five are being sold to settle their parents' debt as part of a tradition known as 'money marriages'.

Africa

Nigeria suspends relaunch of national airline

The relaunch has been suspended for strategic reasons and had nothing to do with politics, aviation minister said.

Nigeria suspends relaunch of national airline

Nigeria

Nigeria's undercover atheists: In their words

In a country where religion is the rhythm of life, young atheists share their experiences of violence and ostracisation.

Nigeria's undercover atheists: In their words

Africa

Nigeria floods kill 100 people across 10 states

A national disaster has been declared in four states after devastating floods hit different parts of Nigeria.

Nigeria floods kill 100 people across 10 states

People & Power

Peacekillers

Insight into the remarkable attempt to bring justice to peacekeepers that committed crimes against the most vulnerable.

Africa

At least 35 die in Nigeria gas tanker explosion

At least 35 dead and hundreds injured after a tanker exploded at a petrol station in northern Nigeria's Nasarawa state.

Nigeria gas tanker explosion kills dozens

Nigeria

Lost childhood: Boko Haram victims gripped by thoughts of revenge

As children affected by violence dream of being soldiers to exact retribution, experts call for mental health support.

Lost childhood: Boko Haram victims gripped by thoughts of revenge

Africa

UN: 11 million people in urgent need in Lake Chad region

Three years after the discovery of the first cases of famine, thousands are suffering from acute and severe malnutrition in Nigeria's northeast.

Africa

China's Xi pledges $60bn for Africa's development

Xi Jinping pledges $60bn in financial aid to African countries and pledges to write off debt for poorer nations.

Africa

Germany, Norway pledge funds for crisis-hit Lake Chad region

International donor conference kicks off in Berlin to stabilise region facing massive humanitarian challenges.

Germany, Norway pledge funds for crisis-hit Lake Chad region

Boko Haram

Death toll in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian base rises to 48

More bodies are likely to be recovered as search and rescue missions continue after assault on army post in Borno state.

Death toll in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian base rises to 48