The move is aimed at improving the payments system in the West African nation.
More than 800 inmates were freed by heavily armed gunmen who stormed a jail in Nigeria's Oyo State, raising concerns about how safe detention facilities are in the West African nation where authorities have struggled to stem rising violence.
On 27 October 2021, Cambridge University will be the first UK institution to officially repatriate one of the looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria.
A new Save the Children report reveals children living in conflict zones in Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger are facing an illegal recruitment risk by non-state armed groups.
President Erdogan met Nigerian counterpart Buhari at the Presidential Palace in Abuja, with both leaders vowing to deepen ties and cooperation.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara will also donate medical supplies to Togo, Burkina Faso and Liberia to help them in their fight against Covid-19.
At least 43 people were killed by gunmen shooting sporadically in an attack at a weekly market in Sokoto’s Goronyo district, local authorities said.
Pan-African festival, FESPACO, showcases works by African filmmakers and works produced on the continent.
Exactly a year ago, the nationwide ENDSARS protests demanded the end of police brutality, but the Nigerian justice system continues to work 'in a manner that oppresses and dehumanizes the poor'.
Barnawi is the son of the founder of Nigeria’s Boko Haram militant group, which has been driving a crushing insurgency in northeast Nigeria since 2009.
The statement on the presidential Twitter account paid tribute to the "courage and bravery" of Sister Gloria Cecilia Narvaez and published photos of her taken after her release.
President Julius Maada Bio has signed the abolition bill during a ceremony in the capital Freetown after lawmakers approved the text in July.
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