Fifty years of Lagos. But what about the next 50?

2017-05-27 11:00

The Nigerian megacity of Lagos, with its 20 million inhabitants, is the biggest in sub-Saharan Africa and is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Somalia, Nigeria

2017-05-25 07:33

HRW says villagers on Grace Mugabe farm were 'beaten on soles of their feet by Zimbabwe's riot police, and Nigeria has seized an illegal arms shipment.

Nigerian economy shrinks by 0.5%: data

2017-05-23 21:38

Nigeria's economy has contracted for a fifth straight quarter, official figures showed, as low oil production dented overall output.

Suspected oil rebels attack Niger Delta pipeline

2017-05-23 20:01

Suspected oil rebels attacked a gas pipeline in Nigeria's restive south, breaking a fragile truce between them and the government, an oil company spokesperson has said.

Boko Haram's 'golden girls': ISS blasts Buhari govt over Chibok girls exchange

2017-05-22 15:41

The Institute for Security Studies has criticised Nigeria’s "sudden policy change" after it agreed to release some Boko Haram fighters in exchange for 82 Chibok girls.

Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram, at least 13 killed

2017-05-21 17:32

Nigerian troops fought Boko Haram militants this weekend, killing 13 of the Islamic extremists and arresting 10 others, including 6 women believed to have helped smuggle supplies to the insurgents, an army spokesperson says.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Bashir, Mali

2017-05-20 10:00

A video showing president Mugabe struggling to climb a small staircase a has gone viral, and Omar al-Bashir will not join an Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia with Donald Trump.

Twin bomb blasts rock university of Maiduguri in Nigeria, 1 dead

2017-05-19 10:10

At least one person has reportedly died following two bomb blasts at the University of Maiduguri in northern Nigeria.

Alone in Maiduguri: the orphans of Boko Haram

2017-05-18 18:42

After a night on the streets, the pack of young boys move into Maiduguri's abandoned amusement park in the early morning to play on the broken-down rides.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Bashir , DRC

2017-05-18 08:28

President Robert Mugabe's party has reportedly shipped in brand new cars worth millions of dollars for election campaign, and Zimbabwe’s national airline has been barred from flying to Europe.


Funding shortfall hits starving in NE Nigeria: UN

2017-05-25 20:17

Lack of funding is forcing aid agencies to cut feeding programmes for starving people in northeast Nigeria, says the UN, warning of growing pressure on resources as refugees return.

Nigeria seizes illegal arms shipment

2017-05-24 13:28

Nigeria says it has intercepted an illegal cache of arms at the port in Lagos, five months after a similar seizure in the city, a spokesperson says.

Lawmakers ditch probe of outspoken Nigerian ruler

2017-05-23 20:01

Lawmakers in Kano state, northern Nigeria, have indefinitely suspended a probe into allegations of graft against one of the country's most respected traditional rulers, ending proceedings that could have seen him removed from office.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Angola, Nigeria

2017-05-23 08:08

Joice Mujuru says President Mugabe's undiplomatic angry outbursts against other world leaders killed Zimbabwe, and Angolan apartheid troops are battling to survive in SA

Suspected Boko Haram jihadists kill vigilantes in Nigeria

2017-05-22 09:49

Suspected Boko Haram jihadists have killed six people fighting alongside the military in two separate incidents in northeast Nigeria, vigilantes say.

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls to meet families after 3 years

2017-05-20 20:00

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity are reuniting with their families for the first time, officials say.

Boko Haram traps starving people in Nigeria, UN warns

2017-05-19 13:21

Two million people are teetering on the brink of famine in northeastern Nigeria but efforts to reach some are being thwarted by Boko Haram jihadists, the UN's food agency says.

US court battle gives clues to Nigerian arms scandal

2017-05-18 21:26

The claims read like the plot of a best-selling thriller, with secretive arms dealers and a corruption-riddled government fighting jihadists.

Nigeria says freed girl not one of Chibok abductees

2017-05-18 15:00

Nigeria's government has retracted its announcement that another Chibok girl is free, saying she is not one of the 219 whose kidnapping three years ago caused global outrage.

Another kidnapped Chibok girl free in Nigeria: presidency

2017-05-18 06:05

Nigeria's government says another Chibok girl is free, having escaped from Boko Haram Islamists more than three years after she was kidnapped with more than 200 classmates.

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