Nigeria: Cleaning up the oil industry’s past mistakes

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

21 May 2018 01:39

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.

11 May 2018 07:44

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.

11 May 2018 07:44

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.

10 May 2018 07:03

What to make of the car crash Trump-Buhari presser?

There was a lot to be learned from that White House lawn horror show, but it had nothing to do with Nigeria or the US.

08 May 2018 09:50

I sold all I had to go to Europe - now I'm home, and broke

More than 3,000 Nigerian migrants who failed to reach Europe have been flown home by the UN - leaving many unsure how to face their families.

07 May 2018 12:52

Marylove Edwards: The 13-year-old 'Nigerian Serena'

At just 13, Nigerian tennis player Marylove Edwards is being tipped for future international success.

07 May 2018 12:52

Nigeria mosque attack death toll rises to 86

Gravediggers say dozens more than official number were killed in Tuesday's double suicide attack in northeast Nigeria.

03 May 2018 06:48

How cough syrup in Nigeria is creating a generation of addicts

The BBC's Ruona Meyer investigates the people making, selling and consuming opioid-based medicine in Nigeria.

01 May 2018 05:27

For the love of books: Mobile libraries around the world

This World Book Day, we meet the people behind mobile libraries serving communities from Nigeria to the Netherlands.

23 Apr 2018 09:49

Nigerians debate giving 10% of their income to the church

Many Nigerian Christians believe it is compulsory to give 10% of their income to the church. But some say this means poor people are funding the extravagant lifestyles of charismatic preachers.

19 Apr 2018 05:34

Who really benefits from Nigeria's 'prosperity gospel'?

Many Nigerian Christians believe it is compulsory to give 10% of their income to the church. But some say this means poor people are funding the extravagant lifestyles of charismatic preachers.

19 Apr 2018 04:24

Moment mace is stolen in Nigerian Senate

Intruders stormed into the Nigerian upper house and took the symbolic mace.

19 Apr 2018 04:24

Commonwealth Games: Nigerian wrestler Blessing Oborududu celebrates winning gold medal in style

Nigeria's Blessing Oborududu is overcome with emotion after winning a gold medal in the 68kg Women's Freestyle Wrestling at the Commonwealth Games.

14 Apr 2018 02:24

Nigerian 'migrant hero' baptised by Pope after foiling robbery

Nigerian beggar John Ogah tackled a cleaver-wielding robber with his bare hands; the Pope has now baptised him.

03 Apr 2018 07:31

Whistle-blower: Brexit vote part of Facebook data scandal

Christopher Wylie, speaking to a UK government committee, claims that Cambridge Analytica also manipulated the Brexit vote, as well as elections in Nigeria and Trinidad.

28 Mar 2018 09:15

Thousands displaced by Boko Haram languish in Abuja IDP camps

Dire living conditions in Nigeria's capital for thousands who escaped the armed group's violence in the northeast.

26 Mar 2018 07:12

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls undergoing treatment

The 105 Nigerian schoolgirls and their families have begun to recover after the Boko Haram fighters who abducted the girls released them earlier this week.

23 Mar 2018 10:07

Kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirls freed in Nigeria

Some 101 out of 110 abducted girls are returned to Dapchi town, Nigeria says - but five are thought dead.

21 Mar 2018 02:42

Buhari puts off ACFTA free trade deal signing

“This is to allow more time for input from Nigerian stakeholders”.

19 Mar 2018 08:19