Teenagers have been cycling on ta unicycle, learning the skill at a dedicated school, the GKB - or “God knows best” - Unicycle Academy, in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos.
President Muhammadu Buhari unveils record budget plan based on projected price for crude oil of $57 per barrel and output of 2.18 million barrels a day in Africa's leading producer.
Although animal experts doubt the tortoise could have attained such an advanced age, its royal owners say Alagba, meaning Elder, had lived in the palace for centuries.
President Muhammadu Buhari met his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa and stressed the importance of avoiding a repeat of attacks against foreigners that occurred in the country.
Horror stories are emerging about life in a two-storey house in northern city of Kaduna as authorities try to find families of some 400 victims, men and boys, who often spent years at the site.
Mercy Corps says it's suspending operations in Borno and Yobe states after Nigerian military shut four of its field offices. Separately, Daesh-linked militants executed one of six captive aid workers of Action Against Hunger.
Five deaths in the last month have sparked fears of "serial killings" targeting suspected sex workers and protests by women activists in the city of Port Harcourt.
A flight carrying 189 Nigerians landed in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, following a week of violence targeting foreigners in South Africa that has stoked tensions between Africa's two largest economies.
Members of the banned Islamic Movement of Nigeria attending Ashura processions were killed when police opened fire on Tuesday, according to the group's statement, a claim police refuse to comment on.
The roots of this violence and anti-immigrant sentiments run deep and a mélange of factors collide, dissolve and divide, often crisscrossing social, economic and political lines.
Nollywood, the affectionate nickname for Nigeria’s film industry, is increasingly grabbing the attention, and financing, of global entertainment brands as it produces hundreds of films and TV episodes each month.
The global rights watchdog urged Nigeria to release the children – some as young as five years – detained in degrading and inhuman conditions in military cells, in a report rejected by the Nigerian army.
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