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4 days ago
Voters in Africa's biggest economy and most populous nation are heading to the polls on Feb. 25 to elect a new president and lawmakers amid growing frustration over unprecedented insecurity, industrial-scale oil theft and surging inflation.
24 Dec
A returnee community in northeastern Nigeria offers a glimmer of hope to the millions of people still displaced from attacks by militant group Boko Haram.
12 Dec
The Nigerian Army massacred children in its war against Islamist insurgents in the country’s northeast, according to more than 40 soldiers and civilians who said they witnessed the military kill children or saw children’s corpses after a military operation.
8 Dec
Since at least 2013, the Nigerian Army has run a secret, systematic and illegal abortion programme in the country’s northeast, terminating at least 10,000 pregnancies among women and girls, many of whom had been kidnapped and raped by Islamist militants, according to dozens of witness accounts and documentation reviewed by Reuters.
2 Dec
Fears of violence are surging ahead of Nigeria's 2023 general elections. Widespread insecurity as well as economic and environmental challenges represent a threat to the upcoming polls.
26 Nov
21 Nov
An NGO is trying to bring access to reliable electricity by implementing small solar systems to make villages independent from the national grid. Importantly, they also show locals how to maintain the systems.
15 Nov
Jerome Ngutor had trouble with a persistent stomach ache but like many Nigerians, he did not have money to see a doctor. Then he heard about a novel idea to get health insurance - collect waste material and trade it for cover.
30 Oct
Persistent armed banditry attacks in Nigeria’s Katsina State have forced many young men and women to join vigilante groups to defend themselves. Local authorities are giving their backing with improved training regiments for residents. They hope it makes them better prepared for any attacks.
25 Oct
Ngarannam residents were looking forward to move back in their hometown over the weekend as the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) along with the Borno State government on Saturday (October 22) officially re-opened the community which was destroyed by Boko Haram fighters in 2015.
23 Oct
Germany's nuclear shutdown is likely to be delayed, due to concerns about power supplies this winter. It's been over a decade since Germany decided to abandon atomic power. But energy shortages, caused by Russia's war on Ukraine, have forced a rethink.
20 Oct
How have policing and police interaction with the youth changed two years after the #EndSARS protests? DW’s Olisa Chukwumah takes to the streets of Lagos to ask young Nigerians.
20 Oct
Young and educated workers are leaving Nigeria amid high inflation and a plunging naira, creating a 'brain drain' ahead of next year's presidential election.

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