A patrol car of the Lagos state security drives through Nigerian protesters demonstrating in the streets of Alausa Ikeja after the authorities declared an open-ended lockdown in Lagos. Photograph: Benson Ibeabuchi/AFP via Getty

“Don’t run! Sit down!” yelled the young woman on the stage at the hundreds of impassioned protesters in front of her. “Hold your flag? . . . Nobody wi(...)

Protesters chant and sing solidarity songs as they barricade an expressway to protest against police brutality, at Magboro, Ogun state, Nigeria. Photograph: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday called for an end to street protests in his country, as authorities in Nigeria’s commercial capital La(...)

A boy holds a banner during a protest against Nigerian rogue police, otherwise know as the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (Sars), in Lagos, Nigeria. Photograph: Akintunde Akinleye/EPA

The Nigerian army has been accused of shooting dead unarmed citizens who were protesting against police brutality, as demonstrations continue across t(...)

 A protester holds a placard at a demonstration against the Nigerian rogue police, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, in Ikeja in  Lagos. Photograph: Akintunde Akinleye

Nigerians are continuing to protest against police brutality and rampant exploitation, days after President Muhammadu Buhari issued a directive saying(...)

In January 2010, two Irish businessmen secured a 20-year contract to turn Nigeria’s vast gas reserves into power. But the government never built a pro(...)

Densely populated regions will now come into line with the rest of the country. Photograph: Getty

Nigeria began easing restrictions on Monday in its capital Abuja and in the largest city Lagos, heralding the reopening of Africa’s biggest economy af(...)

Nigeria is embroiled in a fight with Process & Industrial Developments (P&ID), which was founded by Irish investors Michael Quinn and Brendan Cahill, over a failed 2010 deal to develop a gas processing plant. Photograph: iStock

Irish authorities and AIB are being drawn into a high-profile international legal dispute between Nigeria and a company founded by Irish investors tha(...)

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a criminal investigation into the awarding of the 2010 contract.   Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters

Down Stephen’s Lane in the south of Dublin city centre, near what used to be Dobbins bistro, an empire sits behind a set of wrought iron gates. It doe(...)

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Nigeria’s economic and financial crimes commission, its national intelligence agency and the police to investigate the circumstances of the 2010 deal. Photograph: Ben Curtis/AP

The Nigerian government has ordered a criminal investigation into a failed gas deal between the state and a company founded by Irish investors, which (...)

Lawyers representing the Nigerian government argued the award should not be enforced because England was not the correct place for the case. Photograph: iStock

A judge in London said on Friday he would grant an Irish-owned company the right to seek to seize some $9 billion (€8.1 billion) in assets from the Ni(...)

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