Fourteen people were killed on Thursday in a fire at a camp housing tens of thousands of people displaced by jihadist violence in north-east Nigeria.
Pirates have kidnapped 19 people from Greek tanker off the coast of Nigera, which is the third such incident in just over a month.
We start off in Nigeria where some of the young and savvy ones are embracing a new savings and investment culture with the use of an app.
A massive fire broke out at a shopping complex in the Nigerian city of Lagos on Tuesday
The blaze engulfed the top section of a building in the popular Balogun Market
Goods were thrown out of windows to save stock while men on the roof of neighbouring buildings tried to put out the flames using buckets of water.
In a driveway of a suburban Lagos house, 14-year-old Kehinde Oguntokun juggles colourful circus clubs as he swings around on a unicycle.
The recent Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Forum in Abuja, Nigeria brought together thousands of would-be entrepreneurs and potential investors.
On today's episode of Inspire Africa, host Jerry Bambi, does the round trip to West and East Africa - Nigeria, Ghana and Uganda feature in this episode.
The collapse of a school building in Lagos killed 20 people, a health official said Friday. 45 others survived.
This episode of Inspire Africa features a non-governmental organisation in the Republic of Congo, which has embarked on a mission of supporting rural communities and empowering them to contribute to the protection of the country's biodiversity.
Nigeria's Buhari casts ballot as polls open in delayed presidential election
But just hours before the polls opened Geidam city in Yobe state was attacked by suspected Islamic extremists and dozens of residents fled.
The UK will increase its military support to Nigeria to help protect its citizens and British workers from the "menace" of groups like Boko Haram. But the main aim of the trip is to push trade ties