The former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has said that his country needed a strong political system to ensure an effective democracy.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killings taking place in the county’s Plateau state after news of the death of over 20 people in renewed reprisal attacks.
Nigerian pop star Davido was questioned twice by police over the suspicious death of his friend after two other members of his entourage died later in the same week.
Nigeria has sacked thousands of its teachers in the northern Kaduna state after they failed exams set for their own pupils.
Nigerians have been asked to avoid eating monkeys following the outbreak of the infectious monkeypox disease in the Bayelsa state.
Nigeria's Bayelsa State has been hit by a suspected monkeypox outbreak with local media reporting that at least 10 people have been quarantined to prevent further spread.
At least 17 people drowned when a boat ferrying around 60 passengers capsized in northwest Nigeria, the National Emergency Management (NEMA) said on Wednesday.
Patience Jonathan, the wife of former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is accusing the country’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of witch-hunting her.
The government of Cameroon has denied claims by the rights group, Human Rights Watch that it forcefully sent back to Nigeria, 100,000 refugees in breach of international agreements.
Hundreds of Nigerians who have been displaced by Boko Haram insurgency have staged a protest on the streets of Maiduguri over food shortages and poor conditions in their refugee camp.