World Cup 2018

How USA 1994 changed the state of Nigerian football

It marked Nigeria's debut in the tournament but World Cup 1994 set the benchmark for those who followed.

How World Cup 1994 set the tone for future of Nigerian football

World Cup 2018

Fears over pay overshadow Nigeria's World Cup campaign

Team officials want to avoid repeat of what happened during previous World Cup, when Nigerian players refused to train before a match over a pay dispute.

Nigeria

At least 13 killed in two central Nigeria attacks

Women and children among the dead after gunmen storm villages in Benue state.

At least 13 killed in two separate central Nigeria attacks

Voices

Nigeria's ancient Kano wall disappears along with history

Illegal encroachment and a lack of maintenance has led to the destruction of the city's historical barrier.

Nigeria's ancient Kano wall disappears along with history

Nigeria

Nigeria bushmeat industry rebounds after Ebola outbreak

The meat business was brought to its knees by the 2014 West Africa Ebola upsurge but is now slowly recovering.

Nigeria bushmeat industry rebounds after Ebola outbreak

Voices

Nigeria's Islamic schools offer hope to the destitute

Religious schools reign in Nigeria's most populous state as many students can't afford private learning centres.

In Nigeria's Kano, Islamic schools provide affordable education

Opinion

Boko Haram survivors starved and raped by Nigeria's military

Women who survived the brutal rule of Boko Haram are now facing sexual violence at the hands of the Nigerian military.

Lauren Aarons

by Lauren Aarons

Lauren Aarons

Africa

Nigeria's Ogoniland: Desperate for clean water

Residents of Ogoniland are getting sick because of the severe contamination of their food and water sources.

Africa

Nigeria: Cleaning up the oil industry’s past mistakes

After years of inaction, the Nigerian government is attempting to right a historical wrong.

Africa

Nigeria's Fulani-farmer conflict displaces many

Hundreds of thousands displaced as disputes over territory in central Nigeria continue to escalate between farmers and ethnic Fulani herdsmen.

Africa

Ebola outbreak two confirmed cases in DRC

Nigeria has rolled out Ebola screening measures as WHO and Democratic Republic of Congo's government mobilise to contain the outbreak.

Africa

The legacy of Boko Haram attacks on education

In Nigeria, Boko Haram's campaign against education has kidnapped or killed students and teachers alike and destroyed thousands of schools and classrooms, leaving many parents afraid to return their children to classes.

Opinion

Nigeria's difficult path to long lasting peace with Boko Haram

To achieve sustainable peace with Boko Haram, the Nigerian government must look beyond military solutions.

Lai Mohammed

by Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed

Africa

Nigeria's midwives seek to improve maternity care

Al Jazeera meets a veteran midwife trying to improve healthcare access and standards for expectant mothers.

Voices

Nigeria fashion finds a market at home and abroad

Young clothing designers are taking the West African nation by storm as clients near and far seek out their styles.

Nigeria fashion finds a market at home and abroad