Ethnic divisions persist in countries like Nigeria, not because the 'cultures' of those countries
The government of Buhari, elected last year on an anti-corruption platform, said it has recovered more than $500 million of missing state funds
Seeking to avoid religious violence, Buhari condemns killing of Nigerian pastor’s wife for 'blasphemy’
Africa’s most populous nation with 180 million people is divided into a largely Christian south and Muslim-dominant north
In addition to an economy battered by falling oil prices, Nigeria is also now facing the rise of violence in more parts of the country
Buhari losing it? Nigeria oil output hits 22-year low on renewed unrest, and the fuel queues are back
Upsurge in attacks also linked to corruption charges against a former rebel leader nicknamed Tompolo, accused of defrauding state of $225 million
Could sell Nigeria a dozen A-29 Super Tucano ground attack planes of the type US has supplied to Afghanistan to help it strike Taliban guerrillas
The number of fatalities and injuries rose 190% in 2015 from the previous year, while the use of human bombs rose 167%
Translating social media success into tangible change on the ground has always been a challenge to online campaigns
Are poor societies stuck with their dictators and failed elections? Some new and surprising insights
Poor African nations may transition to democratic laws and multiparty polls, but only for a short period. Their odds of flourishing remain slim
While the penalty was cut to $3.9 billion earlier this year, MTN proposed to pay $1.5 billion in cash and installments to settle it
He declared in the Hausa language: "For me the end has come"
Nigerian army says 39 killed in battle with Boko Haram; militants' capacity 'significantly destroyed'
Nigeria’s government says it’s making progress in its battle against the insurgents
Troops recovered several sophisticated weapons, and reportedly rescued 370 hostages
“Yes, there is a witch-hunt, because there are witches all over the place”
2.5 million Nigerians – more than population of Namibia, Botswana – flee war, but Buhari enters 2016 with high support
If the Nigerians who have fled their homes because of Boko Haram attacks were a country, they would be Africa’s 42nd largest nation
While Nigeria’s military has pushed back and dislodged Boko Haram’s hold on territory in the northeast, suicide attacks and sporadic violence continue
In contrast with his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, Buhari has been able to win back territory from the militants
The two presidential terms in Africa go back to the late 1990s; a lesson drawn from the results of autocratic regimes and presidency for life.
Boko Haram can’t be defeated by year-end, says military adviser. We don't expect 100% end of insurgency - Buhari
There is was a real concern about the militants' persistent targeting of civilian "soft targets".