For the first time, the Nigerian women’s bobsled team will compete in the 2018 winter Olympics.
Achebe is often called the “father of modern African literature” but was only belatedly recognized in the West.
The West African country has been blighted by thousands of spills in recent years.
Nigeria has just emerged from a tough recession, but brighter days lie ahead for Africa’s economic powerhouse.
Boko Haram has rampaged across northern Nigeria in recent years and many people do not feel it is safe to return to their homes.
The United States was the site of the first monkeypox outbreak outside Africa, in 2003.
Nigeria’s former first lady has accused the Buhari administration of overseeing a “witch hunt” against her and her husband.
The Nigerian military has been accused of arbitrary arrests and executions of people suspected of being members of the Islamist group.
On Friday, the Nigerian military called a pro-Biafra group “terrorists.” By Monday, it had changed its tune.
The Indigenous People of Biafra is calling for a separate state in southeast Nigeria, raising fears of another civil war.
Nigeria’s first democratically-elected president says that the country cannot afford another war.
The Nigerian militant group continues to recruit young girls to carry out suicide attacks.
Abubakar Shekau, a jihadi with a $7 million U.S. bounty on his head, continues to give Nigeria’s military the slip.
The country’s vice president slammed health tourism just days after Buhari returned from a three-month medical break in the U.K.
Buhari is keen to crush dreams of an independent state of Biafra. But the dreamers aren’t going quietly.
Muhammadu Buhari had been in the U.K. on sick leave since May 7.
The damage is almost equivalent to the entire GDP of the U.S. island territory of Guam.
The military capability of the militant herdsmen has become increasingly sophisticated.
The dogs prevented the bombers from entering the hospital, forcing them to detonate their devices early.
Police don't believe Islamist militant group Boko Haram to be behind the attack that killed 11 people.
If vigilantes are going to continue the fight against radical Islamists, they must operate within the law.
A property owned by Jonathan was burgled recently, but only six TVs were stolen, his spokesman has said.
Amnesty International documented 101 cases of detention incommunicado and torture of suspects, who were often detained with little evidence.