A meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 745 people, an increase of more than 50 percent in barely a week, officials said Wednesday, sounding the alarm over the feared epidemic.
The world was struck with distraught in April 2014 when Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram raided a school's dormitories at night in the northern town of Chibok and abducted 276 schoolgirls.
In the first three months of this year, 27 children have blown themselves up for the Islamist militant group, three times more than in the same period a year ago.
Oil giant Shell has 'changed its tune' as emails emerge showing dealings with a convicted money launderer and point to possible bribery.
Residents of a Nigerian shantytown on Saturday (18 March) spoke of “losing hope”, a day after security forces used gunfire and tear gas to make way for demolitions in defiance of a recent court order,
Launching a funding appeal, the UN says drought, chronic poverty and Boko Haram Islamic militants have led to the emergency.
There are some new alarming figures about the worsening refugee crisis in the north of Nigeria and neighbouring countries.
Campaigners from the “Bring Back Our Girls” group marched through the centre of Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja in a protest to mark the 1,000th day since more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped by the
Nigerian soldiers have found a schoolgirl who was one of more than 200 pupils kidnapped by the Islamist group Boko Haram.
Nigeria’s army has driven Boko Haram militants from their last camp in the northeastern Sambisa forest the group’s, the president Muhammadu Buhari has said in a…
There are over 2 million malnourished children under 5 in northeast Nigeria.
North east Nigeria is facing a humanitarian crisis where 55,000 people at risk of dying because they have no food. Aid Zone visits Maiduguri where some malnutrition cases are critical.
Popular Nigerian television evangelist, T.B. Joshua, has deleted the Facebook post in which he predicted a close contest in the United States (US) elections of November 8.
The Nigerian military says one of the Chibok schoolgirls who was abducted by Boko Haram militants two and a half years ago has been found with a ten-month-old…
The parents of 21 girls freed by the militants want their daughters' health and education taken care of. The government thinks Boko Haram is ready to negotiate the release of 83 more girls.
The Nigerian president is at the centre of a row after suggesting his wife belongs in the kitchen.
Twenty one schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists more than two years ago in northern Nigeria have been freed.
Nigeria says it has found 700,000 companies in the country that have never paid tax. It is tracking down non-payers to top up its treasury as oil industry revenue fall from low prices.
Nigeria's military claims 300 Boko Haram fighters died in a raid on Friday. The impact of the operation is only now becoming clear. Insurgent leader is also believed fatally wounded.
If true, it would be a devastating blow to the Islamist militant group.
A mother of one of the kidnapped Chibok girls has seen proof that her daughter is still alive on a video published on Saturday (August 13) via social media by her captors Boko…
Some of the Chibok girls abducted in Nigeria have been killed in air strikes – according to a new video that’s said to be from the militant group Boko Haram.
Italian police have arrested a man suspected of killing a Nigerian asylum seeker.
The Nigerian army says a second girl has been rescued after being kidnapped in a school raid by Boko Haram militants more than two years ago.