US Election: What if Nigeria could vote?
'Obama, being an African who is contesting as president is proud for Africa and the world entirely.'
Suicide bomber kills 2, injures 46 at Nigeria church
A suicide bomber attacked a Catholic church conducting Mass in northern Nigeria on Sunday, killing two people and injuring another 46.
India's new Muslim baby boom
A thriving domestic market for in vitro fertilization has made India the go-to spot for patients from Africa, Afghanistan and beyond.
Nigeria should be a land of riches
But instead the majority of it's people are hungry. Now, a controversial new oil and gas law seeks to change that.
Red Cross: 137 killed by floods in Nigeria, thousands displaced - report
Red Cross official tells Reuters casualties are expected to mount.
In Mali, Al Qaeda now controls an area the size of France
From beacon of democracy to failed state, Mali is now Al Qaeda's newest stronghold.
Nigeria’s Boko Haram gets serious
Boko Haram, once a local militant group, is now coordinating with Al Qaeda in other parts of Africa.
In Africa, Al Qaeda finds new life
Local militants groups are hitching onto Al Qaeda’s ideology, giving it new theaters of operation.
Nigerians fear 'jazzed up' cash could spell deeper graft
The Central Bank of Nigeria wants to cut costs by revamping its currency with new 5,000 naira bills. Skeptics say the new money will only be easier to launder.
Nigeria government in talks with Boko Haram
Officials are using "backroom channels" to parley with the terrorist group.
Niger floods claim at least 44 lives; first aid planes arrive
Niger's extreme floods have left at least 44 dead and 125,000 homeless.
Boko Haram denies fighters killed by Nigerian forces
Boko Haram claims that civillians, not members of the group, were killed by Nigerian forces.
Nigeria: Okene mosque attacked, 3 killed
Okene mosque targeted days after a deadly church attack in the same troubled Nigerian town.
Nigeria: Suicide bomb kills soldiers
Nigerian soldiers were killed in a suicide bomb at a military checkpoint.
Nigeria: Where being openly gay comes at a steep price
If a new law passes, it will get even more dangerous.
5 killed in Nigeria attacks
Two police stations in Nigeria were bombed on Monday and a home belonging to the vice president came under fire from gunmen, leaving five dead.
In Africa, decriminalizing AIDS
Groundbreaking new laws in Nigeria could make discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients a crime.
Nigeria: hundreds wed to offset rising divorce rates (report)
Nigeria truly goes nanny state, telling throng of newlyweds: no divorce without our permission.
Nigeria fuel tanker fire kills at least 95
At least 95 and some estimate more than 100 Nigerians were killed when a tanker carrying fuel burst into flames.
Nigeria: Chevron workers, "scared like hell," sought evacuation before deadly blast
Nigeria: Chevron workers sought evacuation before deadly blast, transcripts say
Nigeria's illegal oil business is booming
With a middle finger to foreign oil companies, and costing them billions, Nigerians are stealing their oil and selling it on the black market.
Seifa Gbereke: Nigeria oil pipeline bomb suspect arrested
Nigeria said on Saturday it had arrested the leader of a gang responsible for a series of attacks on oil installations in the Niger Delta region.
NBA draft 2012 goes global trotting
15 international players from10 different countries selected on Thursday night.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan calls for birth control
President Goodluck Jonathan has called on Nigerians to have only as many children as they can afford and backed wider use of birth control measures.
Nigeria: Oil spills drench and sicken delta communities
Niger Delta residents say oil slicks and bad aid make their children continuously sick and have destroyed their businesses.
Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man, reinstated as head of the Nigerian Stock Exchange
The Nigerian billionaire resumed the presidency today, more than two years after he was removed from the position.
Nigeria imposes 24-hr curfew on Damaturu over Islamist clashes
The authorities in Nigeria have imposed a 24-hour curfew on the north-eastern city of Damaturu after clashes between Islamist militants and the army intensified overnight.
Three churches bombed in northern Nigeria's Kaduna state
Dozens of worshippers injured in explosions at churches in the neighboring cities of Zaria and Kaduna.
Nigerian lawmaker who exposed oil fraud quizzed over bribe
Farouk Lawan, who headed up a probe that uncovered a $6.8 billion fuel subsidy scam in Nigeria, is being questioned by police over allegations that he tried to secure bribes from a major oil tycoon to doctor his report.
Nigeria: Controversial strongman steps up, says he can save the country
The security crisis prompts an ‘incorruptible’ former general to challenge President Goodluck Jonathan.
Nigerian suicide bomber, gunmen attack churches
Militants attacked two Nigerian churches today.