ABUJA/LAGOS Nigeria's film industry is creeping back to work after lockdown, and one of the first productions to resume is a new television series about a highly infectious disease that has ravaged the world. | Video
LAGOS Lawal Adebimpe knows she must remain a safe distance from people to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in Nigeria. But her blindness means she usually holds people to navigate her way around the heaving megacity of Lagos. | Video
ABUJA The bored and the brave have taken over the six-lane highways of Nigeria’s capital, now on coronavirus lockdown. | Video
LAGOS/ABUJA Two men in gray jumpsuits brush glue onto rubber soles, while factory machines whir in the background. Elsewhere, women perched behind industrial sewing machines attach leather swatches to sturdy-looking men's shoes. | Video
ABUJA/LAGOS A steady "thwack" rings out at the driving range just outside Nigeria's capital Abuja. A girl clad in pink shoes, pink skirt and pink vest wields a club with a power that belies her slight frame, grimacing at poor shots and smiling happily at others. | Video
ABUJA/LONDON, Oct 15 Nigeria has closed its land
borders to all movement of goods and has no timeline for
reopening them, the head of the nation's customs agency said, as
part of an effort to curb smuggling.
ABUJA Nigerian troops and police clashed on Tuesday with Shi'ite Muslim protesters in the capital Abuja and gunfire could be heard, according to a Reuters witness.
ABUJA Nigerian police and Shi'ite Muslim protesters clashed in the capital Abuja on Monday, with at least one demonstrator, one journalist and a senior policeman killed, highlighting one of the security challenges faced by the country with Africa's biggest economy.
ABUJA Nigerian police are investigating allegations that officers sexually assaulted women arrested in nightclub raids during a crackdown on prostitution.