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 07:18

Water power: How one pump is helping an entire community

In Niger, the presence of clean water is helping to wash away some of a village's worries.

22 Mar 2018 06:41

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

The dancing slum kids tipped for stardom by Rihanna

The Ikorodu Kids are a dance troupe from Nigeria who are getting rave reviews from celebrities.

18 Mar 2018 09:28

'I was sold': Niger refugee in Tunisia recounts Libya horrors

One refugee from Niger has told Al Jazeera he was captured, bought and sold while in Libya, before seeking safety in Tunisia.

14 Mar 2018 06:02

Finland's Down's model Maija Mattila makes strides on catwalk

The fashion industry might have been a distant dream for a Finnish-Nigerian with Down's syndrome - but Maija Mattila made it a reality.

11 Mar 2018 08:05

ISIL video of Niger attack highlights US troops' vulnerability

Pentagon denounces 'depravity' of ISIL propaganda video showing deadly ambush that killed Nigerien and US soldiers.

05 Mar 2018 09:44

Lassa fever: The killer disease with no vaccine

Since the beginning of the year, Nigeria has been gripped by an outbreak of the deadly Lassa fever.

05 Mar 2018 09:44

110 Nigerian schoolgirls still missing after attack: Minister

After a suspected Boko Haram attack, Nigerian minister says 110 schoolgirls remain missing, according to state media.

26 Feb 2018 12:13

Nigeria: Boko Haram blamed as suicide blasts kill 19

The attack, which killed at least 19 people, took place at a fish market close to Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria.

18 Feb 2018 09:06

Nigeria's 'cattle colony' problem

Why a controversial policy proposed by the Nigerian government will not resolve land disputes in Nigeria.

08 Feb 2018 01:21

French racism, anxiety and love for postcolonialism

Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie's comments at the Night of Ideas reveal France's deep intellectual anxiety.

07 Feb 2018 10:08

Chimamanda Adichie: The daughter of postcolonial theory

Amid the Nigeria bookstore buzz, Adichie's remarks on postcolonial theory were ignored. But they are just as important.

05 Feb 2018 04:12

Africa's first bobsled team at Winter Olympics

The Nigerian trio are the first bobsled team from Africa at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

31 Jan 2018 03:09

Stephen Keshi: Why Google honours him today

Known as the 'Big Boss' and hailed as Nigeria's football icon, Stephen Keshi would have been 56 on Tuesday.

23 Jan 2018 07:00

New 360 film reveals Nigeria oil spill devastation

Oil in Our Creeks explores how a Nigerian community was left reeling after a Shell oil pipeline spill.

23 Jan 2018 07:00

Suicide bombing in Borno market causes multiple deaths

The attack took place on the outskirts of a displacement camp in Nigeria's north-eastern state of Borno.

18 Jan 2018 11:57

'I replied to a Facebook post and was married six days later'

A Nigerian man tells how he placed an advertisement for a wife on Facebook and married her six days later.

12 Jan 2018 07:49

Nigeria flying citizens from Libya amid 'endemic' abuse

Some 5,500 Nigerians trapped in Libya while attempting to reach Europe to be evacuated amid reports of slavery and rape.

08 Jan 2018 01:00

Migrant slavery in Libya: Nigerians tell of being used as slaves

Nigerians who have returned from Libya share their experiences of being forced to work as slaves.

02 Jan 2018 10:42