Ten Turkish sailors were abducted off Nigeria in mid-July and released on Friday.
In a country with low awareness of mental health issues, one man is using art to help patients recover.
The instant messaging app can be used to empower civil activism, as well as misinform people to undermine democracy, researchers find.
Security agencies ordered to arrest anyone who claims membership in Islamic Movement of Nigeria led by Sheikh Ibrahim el Zakzaky, detained since 2015 following a clash his followers had with troops.
Locals say militants targeted a funeral on Saturday in northeastern Borno state, epicentre of Boko Haram and Daesh insurgency.
No ransom was paid for the release of the men held for a week by a gang of armed men in Nigeria’s Kwara State, police said.
How a man who converted from Sunni Islam to Shiaism became a challenge for Nigeria’s government.
Sources said four Turkish citizens were kidnapped in the southern Nigerian state of Ilorin by unidentified men, raising the of Turks abducted over the week in the west African country 14.
Nigeria's Odion Ighalo, 30, announces retirement from international football after winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot award.
There was spontaneous applause as Africa’s largest economy Nigeria signed up to a deal that experts say could provide far-reaching benefits, but only if it is implemented properly.
Total number of polio-affected children rises to 41 this year in Pakistan, where militant groups often target polio vaccinators and their security in several regions.
Tribal elders are capable of bridging the trust deficit between the Somali government and Al Shabab - and they might be the only chance left for peace.
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