Local doctor Obiagwu Hillary will never forget the 19-year-old who died after an abortion performed with the spoke of a bicycle wheel.
People in rural Nigeria are afraid of being isolated due to their HIV status and don't access treatment.
Children labelled as witches in Nigeria are often abandoned, shunned by society and turfed out into the streets.
The Panama Papers have blown open evidence that Nigerian tycoon Aliko Dangote is tied to mysterious firms in tax havens around the globe.
Two years after the abduction of the 276 Chibok girls, Human Rights Watch looks at Boko Haram’s devastating impact on education in northeast Nigeria.
Lagos start-up Comic Republic is creating African characters with a moral spine - and has made its comic books available for free download.
Financial risk-protection mechanisms could alleviate the high food and transport costs incurred by rural people seeking to access treatment for HIV.
President Jacob Zuma aims to repair rifts in SA’s relationship with the West African giant during his visit with counterpart Muhammadu Buhari.
The African terror group has been weakened, but it's now wreaking a new kind of havoc.
The continent is poised to flourish – if leaders ensure the rule of law and improve services.
Africa’s oil-producing and metal-rich giants face a difficult year in which growth will be hampered.
Boko Haram, the low oil price and the firm's rapid growth could all be linked to the huge fine slapped on MTN by Nigeria's communications commission.
The copper rods tell their own tale of the trade in human beings: 28 to 37 copper rods would pay for a female slave, 38 to 48 for a male.
As the world marks victory over Japan Day, a remarkable story is told of a Nigerian soldier rescued by Rohingya villagers.
A suicide bomber attacked a church in the restive northeastern Nigerian city of Potiskum, in Yobe state, killing at least five worshippers.
For Odion Ighalo, growing up in an Ajegunle ghetto, one of the poorest and toughest neighborhoods of Lagos, was loaded with difficulties.
The organisation wants senior military officers investigated for war crimes including murder, starvation, suffocation and torture.
Civilians in northeast Nigeria are facing unspeakable violations at the hands of the very military whose duty it is to protect them.