More than 18.5 million children in Nigeria have no access to education, with girls accounting for more than half the number, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said.
At least 80 people have died in an explosion at an illegal oil refinery in southeastern Nigeria, emergency officials say. The disaster highlights the country’s problems with oil theft amid high levels of poverty.
Several people were feared burnt to death overnight following an explosion at an illegal oil refinery in southern Nigeria, an NGO said Saturday.
At least 35 presidential hopefuls have joined the race to succeed Muhammadu Buhari who will step down in February 2023. DW looks at some of the main contenders to lead the West African country.
An explosive device went off in a bar in Nigeria’s northeastern Taraba state on Tuesday, killing three people and injuring 19, police told AFP.