Bola Tinibu takes over as president of Africa's largest economy at a time when the country is facing unprecedented economic and security challenges.
There's a looming debt crisis in many lower income countries. Low interest rates a few years back started the cycle. Then came a series of once in a generation shocks. Is there a solution?
COVID-19 disrupted health care across the globe. causing the biggest drop in childhood vaccination rates in decades. UNICEF's latest estimates find that nearly 50 million children entirely missed out.
Opposition parties in Africa's largest democracy are crying foul and calling for fresh elections in Nigeria, citing claims of vote rigging.
Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday in what many see as the most competitive election in decades. But voting in some parts of the country did not go as smoothly as planned.
The continent's largest democracy and biggest economy holds a presidential election Saturday that's come down to a race of three leading candidates.
Insecurity is a huge issue in Nigeria, with a militant Islamist insurgency in the north east, banditry in the north west and a rise in kidnapping for cash countrywide.
A new U.N. report shares data points about the world's child mortality rate. We interviewed a doctor in Nigeria — where rates of child death are among the world's highest — to offer his insights.
This week's handover is Germany's first step in fulfilling its agreement with Nigeria to release all 1,130 Benin Bronzes from German museums.
This year, Chima Williams of Nigeria was a winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize for his activism, targeting Shell for an oil spill in his homeland. Here's how the case went.
We asked refugees around the world to tell us of a memento they brought to connect them to their old life even as they embarked on a new and uncertain future.
More than 1.3 million people have been displaced, and destroyed farmland has raised concerns about the country's food supply.
Twins appear to be unusually abundant in Nigeria's southwestern city of Igbo-Ora. For the past 12 years, the community has organized an annual festival to celebrate twins.
We crunch the current numbers for high-risk and low-risk groups. We also look at how the risk of monkeypox compares with chances of catching COVID, of being in a fatal car crash and of a shark attack.
They've been banned in many districts in bustling Lagos. Commuters who rely on the taxis are in a pickle. And the drivers can't earn a living. What's behind this prohibition?