Mortuaries in the southern Nigerian city of Uyo were overflowing on Sunday as rescuers pulled bodies of more than 160 people from the debris of a church that collapsed during a service on Saturday.
The Nigerian president has ordered police and state leaders to investigate claims that government officials and soldiers raped and assaulted refugees fleeing the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
By Danielle Villasana
Boko Haram’s insurgency in northeastern Nigeria has claimed thousands of lives, but the millions of survivors must now contend with hunger.
By Vikram Mansharamani
Nigerian President Muhammudu Buhari has tried to control the currency market rather than allowing market forces to fully determine foreign exchange rates. But there are also signs of market liberalization.
By Larisa Epatko
Aisha (not her real name), 17, was living with her mother in Nigeria when Boko Haram took over the town.
But before you "unplug the internet and just look at cat GIFs," take a moment to catch up on these domestic and international stories that aren't receiving the same amount of air time or column inches as this election.
By PBS NewsHour
There's a larger and more far-reaching menace than Boko Haram in parts of Nigeria: Aid groups are warning of a coming famine. John Yang talks to Kevin Sieff of The Washington Post.
The girls’ release was the result of negotiations between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram, brokered by the International Red Cross and the Swiss government, Nigeria said.
African women seeking a better life in Europe face a long, perilous, often fatal journey across the Mediterranean. But when they do arrive, they confront yet another threatening prospect: conscription into sex slavery. Eighty percent of all Nigerian women who…
In our news wrap Tuesday, an American soldier died in Afghanistan -- the first U.S. combat death in the country since January. The soldier’s patrol in the Helmand province triggered a roadside bomb that also wounded another U.S. service member…
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