Children of well-placed families are landing plum posts amid Muhammadu Buhari’s war on corruption.
The Avengers are not superheroes, but rather militants left in the cold by Nigeria’s amnesty programme.
Economic woes and new calls for Biafran independence may signal the start of trouble in the country.
'Sixty-one critically malnourished people were among 478 children, 196 women and 23 men brought to the state capital Maiduguri from Bama on Monday'
The West is riding on the hope that the Nigerian leader will defeat Boko Haram and end corruption.
President Buhari’s initial announcement to wind down an earlier amnesty deal by 2018 is said to have contributed to the re-emergence of militancy.
The ties that bind Africans to their land need markets, credit and exposure to new practices so that young people can stay on their farms.
President Buhari’s anti-corruption plans have gone down a treat, but is there too much on his plate?
The residents of a Nigerian village had no health services, save for traditional methods, to treat those with a fever and a rash.
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.