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1 day ago
Olawale Abdulmajeed, a 32-year-old Nigerian medical student, fled Ukraine after the Russian invasion. His escape took him from Dnipro, Ukraine, all the way to Dordrecht in the Netherlands. With the sound of exploding bombs still in his ears, he is now trying to make a new life. But how did he experience the whole escape? And what difficulties is he facing now? Olawale tells his story.
2 days ago
A Nigerian court on Wednesday ordered lecturers at public universities to call off a strike over salary issues that have dragged on for seven months and disrupted classes during the process.
30 Aug
Lying on a small bed next to her mother, 14-month-old Aisha Usman stares blankly, her eyes sunk in their sockets and rib cage visible.
24 Aug
Peter Obi is hardly a political outsider, but the former governor says he is looking to harness Nigerians' anger with the status quo to power his third-party presidential bid.
16 Aug
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 15 new cases of monkeypox in nine states and the federal capital territory. The NCDC says that 60 new suspected cases were reported in the first week of this month.
30 Jul
The trafficking of children in Nigeria for domestic service, sex work and forced surrogacy is rampant and lucrative. DW talks to two children about the horrors of their experiences.
13 Jul
The books and computers in a Lagos slum library are a ray of hope for children living in Ajegunle, many of whom can't afford to go to school.
6 Jul
Around 300 inmates remained at large on Wednesday (July 6) after a suspected raid by Islamist Boko Haram militants on a prison in Nigeria's capital Abuja on Tuesday (July 5) night, an interior ministry official said. Shuaib Belgore, permanent secretary at the interior ministry, told journalists outside the 900-inmate prison that a security officer was killed during the raid and three others were injured.
24 Jun
Nigerian stakeholder discuss the potential effects of a draft regulation that requires online platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Tiktok to register and open offices in Nigeria and appoint contact persons with the government's information technology development agency.
6 Jun
Victims of an attack on a Catholic church in Nigeria were treated in hospital on Monday . Doctors said they were treating patients who had suffered lacerations, bullet wounds and blast injuries.
29 May
Nigeria's former vice president, veteran politician Atiku Abubakar, will run for president again next year after the main opposition party picked him as its candidate to stand in elections to succeed incumbent Muhammadu Buhari.
25 Apr
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.
22 Apr
In Nigeria, lecturers of public universities are on strike again, forcing many young people to study abroad. Academic staff say the government is not paying them enough money to do their jobs properly. DW's Olisa Chukwumah reports from Lagos.

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