AJ IMPACT

Anger as Lagos residents protest against motorcycle ban

A week after the introduction of the ban on the popular two- and three-wheeled vehicle, its impact has been widespread.

Anger as Lagos residents protest against motorcycle ban

Travel ban

Nigerians in limbo after Trump adds country to US travel ban list

Nigerians say the US president's move unfairly targets them and infringes upon their rights.

Nigerians in limbo after Trump adds country to US travel ban list

Mental health

'Pockets of memory': Living with dementia in Nigeria

Care-givers and medical professionals in Ibadan are confronting a growing problem with love, patience and medication.

'Pockets of memory': Living with dementia in Nigeria

AJ Impact

Nigeria to recover $300m stolen by its former military ruler

The money was laundered through US banks and held on Channel Islands under the name of ex-military ruler's son.

Nigeria to recover $300m stolen by its former military ruler

Cameroon

Victims of breast ironing: It felt like 'fire'

Cameroonian girls are enduring a painful daily procedure with long lasting physical and psychological consequences.

'No girl is safe': The mothers ironing their daughters' breasts

United States

Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan denounce Trump's expanded US travel ban

Nigeria says will take steps to address concerns raised by US, which has added six countries to a travel ban.

Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan denounce Trump's expanded US travel ban

Travel ban

Trump expands travel ban to six additional countries

Rights groups slam expanded ban, which includes restrictions for Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania.

Trump expands travel ban to six additional countries

Health

Lassa fever outbreak kills dozens in Nigeria

At least 29 killed and 195 cases of the disease confirmed in the latest outbreak to hit the country, government says.

Lassa fever outbreak kills dozens in Nigeria

Studio B Unscripted

Dictators, past and present, and identity politics

Playwright Wole Soyinka and writer Elif Shakaf discuss Nigeria's leaders and if identity politics are serving us well.

Nigeria

Armed group frees kidnapped hostages in Nigeria

Aid workers were held for more than three weeks after being seized in Nigeria's restive Borno State.

Armed group frees kidnapped hostages in Nigeria

Africa

Nigerians mark 50 years of end of bloody civil war

Five decades since the end of Biafran war, the scars are yet to heal for many as some still agitate for breakaway state.

Nigerians mark 50 years of end of bloody civil war

Start Here

Nigerian Oil and the Disappearing Money | Start Here

Nigeria has the biggest oil reserves in Africa but who is cashing in?

Talk to Al Jazeera

Eeben Barlow: Inside the world of private military contractors

One of Africa's top private military contractors discusses his company's operations throughout the continent and beyond.

Africa

Unidentified gunmen kill 19 people in central Nigeria

Attackers torch houses and other buildings of Tawari community in Kogi State, close to capital Abuja, police say.

Unidentified gunmen kill 19 people in central Nigeria

Nigeria

ISIL-linked group claims 'execution of 11 Christians' in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari criticised 'agents of darkness' ISWAP, urging unity between the country's faith groups.

ISIL-linked group claims 'execution of 11 Christians' in Nigeria