Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the appeal of opposition presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, effectively upholding the election victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in February’s polls.
A tribunal ordered Nigeria’s electoral body to allow the opposition for inspection.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari wins a second term at the helm of Africa’s largest economy and top oil producer.
One Nigerian presidential candidate and civil society groups expressed concern that the vote could now be compromised.
20,000 women are feared to have been sex-trafficked to Mali.
Nigerian troops killed more than 100 Boko Haram fighters, in the latest operation.
Morocco’s admission into the ECOWAS remains pending.
Deola Akeju stood under the gushing waterfalls of Ikogosi in western Nigeria, laughing with her friends and other travelers as they explored the forest’s pools and streams.
The death toll in a cholera outbreak hitting at least three out of six of Nigeria northeastern states has risen to 175.
Nigeria name its fifth commander to lead the fight against Boko Haram.
At least 11 people died in a boat accident on the River Bukuru in Nigeria’s Benue state.
For almost two decades, 42-year-old Patience earned a steady income sending girls from Nigeria to Europe for sex work, using blackmagic to stop the women from fleeing.
6,000 foreigners from 26 different countries have been deported so far this year.
At least 30 Nigerian security force members are killed in a Boko Haram attack.
China’s Exim bank will lend Nigeria $328 million to improve its telecoms infrastructure.
Theresa May arrives in Abuja as part of her first visit to Africa as British prime minister.
At least 28 lives have been confirmed dead following the outbreak of Cholera across Nigeria’s northwest state Kano.
Nigerian President is elected new chairman of the Economic Community of West Africa.
Eighteen people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad region.
Dozens of soldiers are feared dead after a Boko Haram attack northeast Nigeria.
Iceland’s Viking mentality meant they arrived at the World Cup without any fear, but they were dashed by a lack of firepower.
Argentina and Lionel Messi scrap into the knockout stages of the World Cup.
At least 86 people are killed following a coordinated attack on 11 villages in Nigeria.
Lionel Messi and the rest of Jorge Sampaoli’s troubled squad have one final shot at redemption against Nigeria this evening.
Modric suggests that his team’s 2-0 victory over Nigeria had turned up the heat on Group D favourites Argentina.
Boko Haram fighters attack a military base and two surrounding villages.
Gareth Southgate plans to name his 23-man World Cup squad early to help avoid unnecessary anxiety among his players.
Food security of 124 million people worldwide was under threat last year, says UN.
Boko Haram jihadists have released 101 of the 110 schoolgirls who were abducted.
At least 110 girls are missing after an attack on a school in northeast Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.