DAURA, Nigeria The first thing 15-year-old Burhani saw when he arrived at an Islamic reformatory school in October was rows of youths and young men sitting on a courtyard floor, naked, bleeding and in chains. | Video
KABUL Millions of Afghans are expected to brave the threat of militant attacks to vote in a presidential election on Saturday, hoping to prevent a repeat of a bitter, fraud-marred and ultimately unresolved poll in 2014.
ONDO AKOKO, Nigeria In a rubble-strewn storage lot in the sprawling Nigerian port city of Lagos, customs agents crack open a shipping container crammed with scales from pangolins, a shy mammal prized in Asia for its use in medicines. | Video
ABUJA/MAIDUGURI, Reuters When Islamic State gunmen stormed the northeast Nigerian town of Magumeri on the night of August 21, they had free rein.
ABUJA A Nigerian court has granted the government permission to label a local Shi'ite Muslim group a terrorist organisation, the solicitor general told Reuters on Saturday.
ABUJA Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari promised on Wednesday to repeat in his second term successes from his first four years including an improved economy and new infrastructure.
ABUJA Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at a low-key inauguration ceremony in which he surprised many by not delivering a speech. | Video
ABUJA, May 14 MTN's Nigerian business
is aiming to list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday, a
spokesman for the South African company said.
ABUJA Jumia, the African e-commerce company of German start-up investor Rocket Internet , has filed for a New York initial public offering, which could value the firm at $1.6 billion or more.
ABUJA Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari comfortably won a second term at the helm of Africa's largest economy, election authorities said on Wednesday, but his main rival planned a fraud challenge after a vote marred by delays and violence. | Video