From endemic corruption to rising unemployment, here's a breakdown of the issues that matter most in Nigeria's upcoming elections.
The militant group killed at least 60 people in renewed attack in the northeastern town of Rann, Amnesty International said.
Last December, the Nigerian government confirmed that nearly 70 percent of inmates in prisons were awaiting trial. Now a number of tech-driven nonprofits and social media movements have appeared across the country to counter this trend.
Since 2009, devastating oil spills have exposed thousands of fishermen and farmers in the oil-rich kingdom to toxic substances, affecting their health and destroying their farmlands and rivers. The clean-up process, however, is too slow.
Acting leader Yemi Osinbajo sacks head of the state security agency Lawal Musa Daura hours after masked security agents barred lawmakers from entering the parliament in capital Abuja.
The 74-year-old left for the British capital on May 7 with his prolonged absence causing tensions back home. He arrived home and is expected to address the nation on Monday.
The attackers launched three separate suicide bombings inside the strategic northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, injuring more than 20 people.
President Muhammadu Buhari was in the UK almost two months for what his office said was "routine medical check-ups."
Nigeria's vice president says $15B stolen in an alleged arms procurement fraud during the tenure of previous government of Goodluck Jonathan.
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