Government funding in Nigeria's education sector has been chronically low and needs to be changed.
Scientists are trying to figure out what risks changes in Lake Chad's levels pose to people in the region.
Home visits as part of community-based schemes to women during and after pregnancy can improve the health of mothers and babies.
Hip-hop artists in Nigeria unpack the realities of the country's cyber fraudsters.
Northern Nigeria's cattle rustling problem is aggravated by the regions ungoverned forests.
In some West African communities, age and magico-religious beliefs have a huge role to play in a woman's independence.
Lagos has all the appropriate laws but it needs to adopt the right procedures and see them through.
Nigeria has the world's highest number of out-of-school children and over 60 million of its citizens are illiterate. Here's what the country can do to improve its education sector.
Research shows that unrest, even terrorism, can erupt in poor countries with a surplus of young people and not enough jobs. Can Niger, a once-peaceful sub-Saharan African nation, handle its baby boom?
South Africa, Senegal, Nigeria ... the story seems to be the same.
Nigeria's higher education system is the biggest on the continent but it lags behind on research output.
Four young women who escaped Boko Haram during the 2014 Chibok schoolgirl kidnapping are now studying in the US. Their professor recounts a recent breakthrough in their quest to go to college.
Nigeria, like many emerging countries, needs to educate its women at the same rate it does its men to enhance entrepreneurship.
Nigeria's high unemployment rate has created a bloated and unproductive informal sector.
Investors favoured Muhammadu Buhari's opponent, Atiku Abubakar. So what are the Nigerian president's economic priorities?
After a long history of botched elections, Nigerians are hopeful that the 2019 poll results will be more credible.
Nigeria's health systems are overwhelmed and incapable of sustaining high quality disease surveillance, prevention, control and response.
The power dynamics in the World Bank have changed dramatically.
This is not the first time a Nigerian poll has been postponed but it is certainly the most dramatic.
Buhari’s handling of the economy has been somewhere between poor and appalling. But the same could be said of past administrations.