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 02:53

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.

14 May 2018 01:50

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 07:04

Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria blamed for attack on church

There have been disputes over land across central Nigeria between mostly Christian farming communities and Muslim herdsmen for many years.

07 May 2018 09:22

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 09:22

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 09:22

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 03:32

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 05:29

In Washington, Buhari needs to speak for all of Africa

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari should demand from the Trump administration a clear policy on Africa.

30 Apr 2018 04:22

Nigeria’s deadly codeine cough syrup epidemic

With thousands in Nigeria addicted to codeine cough syrup, BBC Africa goes undercover to investigate.

30 Apr 2018 04:22

Suspected rebel fighters kill dozens of Tuareg in Mali

At least 43 people are killed in two separate attacks in remote villages near the Mali-Niger border, local sources say.

29 Apr 2018 01:49

African female bikers raising health awareness in Nigeria

Taking women's health awareness across Nigeria, on a motorbike.

26 Apr 2018 08:47

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

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 04:23

Moment mace is stolen in Nigerian Senate

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

19 Apr 2018 04:23

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 02:23

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.

04 Apr 2018 12:17

Commonwealth Games: Mike Edwards accuses IAAF of cowardice

Former British high jumper Mike Edwards accuses the IAAF of cowardice with its rules set to bar him from representing Nigeria at the Commonwealth Games.

01 Apr 2018 08:25