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?
The author Chibundu Onuzo reflects on her older brother's path to success after leaving the U.K. for their native Nigeria — and wonders whether she should consider joining him.
A stampede Saturday at a church charity event in southern Nigeria left 31 people dead and seven injured at a program that aimed to offer hope to the needy.
More than 50 people were killed and many injured when an explosion rocked an illegal oil refinery in southeastern Nigeria, state officials and police said Saturday.
If Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor could have a hand in creating another season of the reality show, he'd ditch the 'Real Housewives' drama and get the cast to talk about COVID vaccines.
An Indian medical student in Sumy says she and classmates had to use snow for drinking water while they await hopeful evacuation to flee the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
We asked Bisi Alimi, who came out on TV in Nigeria and is an advocate for LGBTQ rights in his homeland, to weigh in on the plotline of the popular Netflix series.