A respected pastor in Nigeria has hit out at the practice of tithing - which is when Christians give 10% of their earnings to the church.
A mother has spoken of her relief after a private clinic in Gabon finally released her baby, who was held for months over an unpaid medical bill.
A Nigerian law graduate has been denied her call to the bar after insisting on wearing a hijab during the ceremony.
Nigeria has unveiled a major railway expansion project to ease congestion on roads and to boost the economy, writes Ijeoma Ndukwe from the commercial capital, Lagos.
Nigeria's military has sacked the commander leading the fight against militant Islamist group Boko Haram.
Nigerian migrants stranded in Libya and elsewhere will be bought home, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.
The Director General of the Budget Office, Ben Akabueze, has said the Nigerian Federal Government has concluded plans to sell key national assets in a bid to generate sufficient revenue to finance Nigeria’s annual budgets between 2018 and 2020.
Nigeria has set out its budget for 2018, aimed at helping the economy recover from its first recession in 25 years.
Suspected pirates have kidnapped six crew members from a German-owned container ship off the coast of southern Nigeria, maritime site SeaGuardian reports.
A university in north-west Nigeria is hiring snake charmers to eradicate the danger of fatal snake bites on campus.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has addressed the nation following three months of medical leave in the UK.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has returned home after three months of medical leave in the UK.
Nigeria's former President Goodluck Jonathan says that six televisions and three refrigerators were stolen from his home in Abuja
Charges have been dropped against a 41-year-old Nigerian man who named his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is "recuperating fast" from his illness, his wife Aisha Buhari has said.
Adeboye and Ajibola Taiwo had tried for 17 years to start a family. Now, they're the parents of sextuplets -- three boys and three girls, all in good condition and absolutely adorable.
The five richest men in Nigeria could bring nearly all Nigerians out of extreme poverty for one year, according to a new Oxfam report on inequality in the country.
A group of the "Chibok girls" freed from Nigeria's Boko Haram militants have been reunited with their families.
Nigerian lawmakers have approved the national budget in both houses of parliament after a five-month delay, in a move that is hoped will kick-start the country's flagging economy.
A group of prominent Nigerians has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, 74, to take medical leave, amid growing concern about his health.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has missed his second cabinet meeting in a row, the Premium Times newspaper reports.
Prosecutors in the northern Nigeria state of Kaduna have charged a group of 53 people with conspiring to celebrate a gay wedding.
Four companies, convicted for laundering $15.591 million allegedly belonging to former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan, have urged the Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos to overturn the verdict.
Ghanaian-owned technology company, Rlg in partnership with Adulawo Technology Company, has secured a multi-million dollar contract for the production of terrestrial broadcast set top boxes for Nigeria.
A dog in northeastern Nigerian town of Maiduguri in the Borno state saved the day at a wedding ceremony after it fought a female suicide bomber who was about to detonate a bomb on Sunday.
Arinze Stanley is a talented young Nigerian artist whose works often leave people scratching their heads and asking themselves if they’re looking at a pencil drawing or a high-definition black and white photograph. Yes, his drawing skills are that good!
A Chibok schoolgirl who escaped from Boko Haram militants in Nigeria has called on the international community not to forget those still in captivity
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has revoked the licenses of 54 radio and television stations that failed to pay their fees within the “mandatory 60-day window”.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has said he has never been "so sick" as he has felt in recent weeks.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returns home after long medical leave in UK and speculation over his condition.
Nigerian police say gunmen have kidnapped two German archaeologists in the north of the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who is in Britain for health checks, has asked parliament to extend his medical leave.
Sandra Aguebor is the first female mechanic in Nigeria, and she is teaching women from diverse backgrounds how to fix cars and become financially independent.
Female suicide bombers in Nigeria are now carrying babies to avoid detection in their attacks, authorities warn.
A rally in Nigeria to show support for Donald Trump as he was inaugurated as US president turned violent, injuring several people, police say.
A Nigerian military jet has mistakenly bombed a camp for displaced people in the north-east, killing at least 52 people and injuring many more.
The Nigerian naira’s recovery in the forwards market may be deceptive. The currency is destined to weaken, however long policy makers hold out.
Lab tests on a consignment of rice seized by Nigerian customs officials show that the product is "contaminated" but not plastic, the National Agency For Food and Drugs (Nafdac) says.
Nigeria has confiscated 102 bags of "plastic rice" smuggled into the country by unscrupulous businessmen, the customs service says.
New UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday announced Nigeria's Environment minister, Amina Mohammed as his Deputy Secretary-General.
Nigeria's victorious women's football team have protested outside parliament in Abuja over unpaid win bonuses.
At least 100 bodies have been recovered from a church that collapsed in the south-eastern Nigerian city of Uyo.
President Buhari has accused the UN and aid agencies of creating “hype” and exaggerating the humanitarian crisis in north-eastern Nigeria in order to encourage more donations.
Women's rights activists on Wednesday urged Nigeria to accelerate efforts to end child marriage after it joined an African Union (AU) campaign to eliminate the practice.
Some 75,000 children in north-eastern Nigeria risk dying of hunger in "the few months ahead", the UN says.
Two suicide bombers on motorised rickshaws have killed at least seven people in Maiduguri in the north-east of Nigeria, officials sa
Barring any unforeseen development, the United States will be repatriating the $550 million Abacha loot, still trapped in the country, to Nigeria.
Twenty-one of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls were released by their Boko Haram captors in the town of Banki close to Nigeria's border with Cameroon
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has responded to criticism from his wife by saying she belongs in his kitchen.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's wife has warned him that she may not back him at the next election unless he shakes up his government.
Ride-hailing company Uber has offered over a million trips in Nigeria two years after it started there and is eyeing expansion to a French-speaking West African country next, its West African chief said on Thursday.
Twenty-one of the schoolgirls kidnapped in 2014 by Boko Haram in Chibok, Nigeria, have been freed, the president's spokesman has confirmed.