Africa

'It's the real me': Nigerian president denies dying

Nigerian leader refutes claims circulating on social media that he has died and been replaced by a Sudanese lookalike.

Nigeria President Buhari denies dying: 'It's the real me'

Nigeria

Nigeria's Buhari rattled by Boko Haram attacks as polls loom

Insecurity is a major electoral issue for President Muhammadu Buhari as he seeks re-election in 2019 polls.

Nigeria's Buhari rattled by Boko Haram attacks as polls loom

Africa

Nigeria police: President approves pay rise

Nigeria's president plans to tackle corruption in the police force, using salary increases

Nigeria

'It feels like there's no hope': Nigeria's worsening job crisis

Four out of every 10 people in the country's workforce are either unemployed or underemployed.

'It feels like there's no hope': Nigeria's worsening job crisis

Africa

'Politicians have failed us': The despair of Nigeria's poor

Ahead of Nigeria's presidential elections next year, residents of informal settlements say they expect little to change.

'Politicians have failed us': The despair of Nigeria's poor

Africa

Nigerian authorities move to tackle corruption at seaports

Owing to corruption and other issues, Nigeria is losing about $2.8bn annually to competitors.

Nigeria

'Get working again': Nigeria's Abubakar launches poll campaign

A record 79 candidates are in the race for the Nigerian presidential election scheduled in February.

'Get working again': Nigeria's Abubakar launches poll campaign

Africa

President Buhari, 78 others in the fray for Nigerian polls

Nigeria gears up for its presidential election next year.

Interactive

Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

Africa

How Nigeria's fear of child 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

Abandonment, persecution, violence: Childhoods lost as young Nigerians are branded as witches.

How Nigeria's fear of child 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

Nigeria

Following the money: Using tech to tackle corruption in Nigeria

Emerging civil society groups, backed by international donors, try to increase transparency with tech solutions.

Following the money: Using tech to tackle corruption in Nigeria

US Midterms 2018

Nigerian army posts Trump video to justify deadly fire

Nigerian army points to Trump's recent comments on rock-throwers to justify deadly attack on Shia protesters.

Nigerian army posts Trump video to justify deadly fire

Africa

Nigeria: 'Villages totally burned' in deadly Boko Haram attacks

Boko Haram fighters attacked two villages on outskirts of Maiduguri as well as a camp for internally displaced people.

Nigeria: 'Villages totally burned' in deadly Boko Haram attacks

Nigeria

Shia group says Nigeria security forces killed scores in protests

IMN says security forces opened fire on its members calling for the release of their leader, as 400 are arrested.

Shia group says Nigeria security forces killed scores in protests

Africa

Police 'open fire' at Shia marchers in Nigeria's Abuja

At least one protester wounded in latest round of violence amid protests by supporters of jailed cleric Ibrahim Zakzaky.

Nigerian police 'open fire' at Shia protesters amid Abuja clashes