The most visible winner from the closure is the Nigerian treasury, which has benefited from the falling cost of petrol subsidies
Many returnees suffer long-term mental and physical health problems as well as social stigma on returning to Nigeria
Elected in 2016 by defeating the preferred successor of Thomas Boni Yayi, Patrice Talon won the top job without a traditional political power base
The two main candidates — President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar — both called for calm as a one-week delay was announced
Atiku Abubakar, the main opposition contender, has vowed to break up the Nigerian National Petroleum Company, which he called a "mafia organisation"
President Muhammadu Buhari may have spoken too soon when he backed an initiative to hike his country’s minimum wage by a whopping two thirds
In a shock announcement last Wednesday, the Central Bank of Nigeria ordered MTN to repay $8.13-billion
The sleepy town of Bohicon in southern-central Benin roars into life during the cotton harvest between January and March.
As the opposition call to unseat President Faure Gnassingbé, demonstrations on both sides have intensified in the region