The West African country has been battling with a rising wave of violence since 2015 which left at least 500 dead.
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.
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.
At least four people who were working in an old gold mine banned from use due to the risks of rock slides perished in the rock slide in northeast Guinea
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.
If you’re pregnant, you can’t attend school in Sierra Leone - with one exception. Will the law change in November so that all girls have a chance to continue their education?
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.
Algeria has been rocked by months of protests finds a moment of unity as the country wins the African Cup of Nations for the second time.
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