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24 Jun 2022
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 2022
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 2022
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 2022
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 2022
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.
19 Apr 2022
With the second round of voting in the French presidential election just days away, we explore the latest twists and turns in the campaign trail with Andrew Smith, a professor of contemporary French history at Chichester University. He unpicks President Emmanuel Macron's last-gasp bid to convince supporters of defeated leftist Jean-Luc Mélenchon to vote for him, if only to keep the far right out of the Élysée Palace. We also discuss Marine Le Pen's pledge to ban the Muslim hijab in public. Smith tells us it's an attempt to fire up her base – but does it risk alienating more moderate voters?
11 Apr 2022
Nigeria's separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu should stand trial and answer to charges that include terrorism and broadcasting falsehoods, a High Court judge ruled on Friday, April 8.
7 Mar 2022
The first group of Nigerian evacuees escaping the Russian invasion of Ukraine arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Friday. Nigerian student Oduola Joshua Adebowale, a first-year medical student said he fled his home with only his documents and laptop after an explosion shook his hostel.
6 Mar 2022
Around 600 Nigerian students return home after being evacuated from Romania and Poland . They had been studying in Ukraine until Russia's invasion. Many report the struggles they faced to leave the country, due to discrimination at the border. And Cape Town's City Hall lights up in blue and yellow - the colours of the Ukrainian flag despite the South African government's efforts to stay neutral in the conflict.
2 Mar 2022
Former defense officials from the administrations of George W. Bush and Barack Obama visited Taiwan. The delegation arrived amid fears Russia's Ukraine invasion could spark China's geopolitical ambitions for the island.
28 Feb 2022
Notwithstanding its overwhelming advantages, the Russian military campaign in Ukraine is meeting stiffer-than-expected resistance from Ukrainian forces. What could the next stage look like?
25 Feb 2022
Lagos is surrounded by wetlands, lagoons and the sea. Despite this, accessible, safe and reliable water is scarce in Nigeria's biggest city. Demands for a better public water system are getting louder.

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