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Nigeria election 2023 in Rivers state: The oil land with no electricity

The tailors relying on generators in Nigeria’s oil-rich region – a key electoral battle ground.

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Nigeria cost-of-living crisis sparks exodus of doctors

A cost-of-living crisis in Nigeria is forcing thousands of young professionals to flee abroad.

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Nigeria extends deadline to exchange old cash

Long queues formed at some banks as Nigerians struggled to meet the original deadline of Tuesday.

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Nigeria floods: Songs and testimonies from a drowning world

Portraits of communities devastated by the worst recorded floods in Nigeria.

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Nigeria elections 2023: The allegations against the presidential contenders

The main presidential candidates deny accusations of trading in drugs, money laundering and tax avoidance.

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Nigeria elections 2023: How influencers are secretly paid by political parties

Nigerian politicians are hiring social media influencers to spread disinformation ahead of February’s elections.

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Nigeria police made to scrap sacking of unmarried pregnant officers

The case was brought to court by a police officer who was dismissed in 2021 after getting pregnant.

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Nigeria kidnappings: Security forces rescue six victims abducted waiting for train

The authorities continue to search for the more than 20 still being held after a weekend attack.

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Biafra quest fuels Nigeria conflict: Too scared to marry and bury bodies

Residents of south-eastern Nigeria live in fear as a separatist rebellion has upended daily life.

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The agony of endless wait for Indian sailors held in Nigeria

Families of 16 Indian sailors who have been detained in Africa since August say they are waiting anxiously.

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Benin Bronzes: Germany returns looted artefacts to Nigeria

The return of 22 Benin Bronzes is part of Germany’s efforts to deal with a “dark colonial history”.

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Nigeria 2023 election: The hunt for children and the dead

Suspicions are raised as Nigeria’s first online electoral register reveals a raft of underage voters.

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Davido son’s drowning: Could tragedy improve Nigeria safety for swimmers?

Nigerians consider how to prevent drowning accidents after the son of the Afrobeats star died in a pool.

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Nigeria floods: ‘I have nowhere to go’

More than a million people are homeless after some of the worst flooding the country has ever seen.

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Who’s building pipelines to steal Nigeria’s oil?

The discovery of a 4km-long pipeline built by thieves to steal Nigeria’s crude leaves many in shock.

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Nigeria election: Dangers of being religious in a religious nation

Religious intolerance is topping debates in Nigeria with four months to go to elections.

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Nigeria floods: People evacuate on top of cars

Over one million people have left their homes after widespread flooding hits Nigeria.

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Nigeria’s worst floods in a decade

Nigeria is being hit with some of its worst flooding in over a decade with more than 500 deaths since July.

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Nigeria floods: Braving the rising waters in Kogi state

More than a million people are now homeless in the worst flooding the nation has seen in a decade.

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Is religious freedom under attack in Nigeria?

Religious freedom is protected under the Nigeria’s constitution but religious bodies have increasingly been under attack.

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Nigeria boat accident kills at least 76 fleeing floodwater in Anambra

President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a review of safety measures in the country’s water systems.

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Aluu 4: Ten years from the lynching that shocked Nigeria

Little has changed 10 years after the mob killing of four students that shocked Nigeria.

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Horniman Museum to return 72 artefacts to Nigeria

The chair of the Horniman Museum said it was “moral” to return items taken by “force” years ago.

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Looted artefacts in Oxford museums could be returned to Nigeria

Nigeria has requested the return of 97 cultural objects taken by British colonial forces in 1897.

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Nigeria shuts schools in Abuja over fears of attack

Students have been targeted for mass kidnapping in other parts of the country in recent years.

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Nigeria’s Chibok girls: Two victims found eight years on

The Nigerian army says it has found two hostages, who appear to have given birth during captivity.

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Face to face with the bandit warlords of Nigeria

BBC Africa Eye has tracked down the ultra-violent bandit warlords who are raiding villages and abducting schoolchildren across north-western Nigeria.

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Nigeria’s big push to grow its own coconuts

Most of Nigeria has the perfect climate for growing coconuts and yet it imports 70% of the popular fruit.

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Nigeria rejects Ukraine online degrees: ‘It’s not fair’

Distraught medical students who fled Ukraine are told their distance-learning degrees are not valid.

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Nigeria wedding party kidnapping: Zamfara escapee recounts shooting

A Nigerian couple put their wedding celebrations on hold after gunmen abduct at least 29 guests.