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2 September 2015
"Buhari now says that campaign commitments made by his party were not made by him... For a President elected on a platform of integrity, this is duplicitous. It is unacceptable."
6 August 2015
Dining hall prefects in Nigerian secondary schools have a reputation of being 'well fed', with a propensity to 'sell' the food meant for feeding fellow students.
29 July 2015
16 July 2015
"Obama is not welcome in Nigeria for many many reasons…forget about the elections…he was a very arrogant president in his diplomatic relationship with Nigeria."
2 July 2015
21 June 2015
11 June 2015
Nigeria might be a developing nation, but she's got a great female football team. The team, ranked at 33rd in the world, drew 3-3 with 5th-ranked Sweden.
7 April 2015
6 April 2015
From increased military funding to less corruption, Nigerians on Twitter are telling their president-elect want they want from his government.
5 April 2015
29 March 2015
16 March 2015
A group of Nigerian writers met in December 2014 to write a book in five days. Global Voices talks to Barbara Ruehling, who facilitated the process.
17 February 2015
How can we, as media makers, help create more empathy through our reporting? How can we stop punishing people by our failure to make their stories relevant to everyone?
15 February 2015
Security forces will be conduct a six-week special operation against Boko Haram so "they would rather not be distracted by the elections." Some think the postponement is a political strategy.
10 February 2015
#EkitiGate is the name given to a scandal involving audio recordings purported to show how some politicians and soldiers rigged the 2014 governorship elections in Ekiti State, Nigeria.
5 February 2015
Former Governor of Nigeria's Central Bank Charles Chukwuma Soludo recently sparked a war of words by criticizing the lack of “issue based debate” by the two presidential candidates.
4 February 2015
The main opposition candidate for Nigeria's presidential election, former military dictator and retired General Muhammadu Buhari, recently declined participating in a presidential debate.
19 January 2015
Pastor Esther Ibanga and local Muslim religious leader Khadija Hawaja founded Women Without Walls a few years ago in a bid to return safety and security to their communities.
16 January 2015
Is it because of Western media's skewed news priorities? The Nigerian government's own tight-lipped response? Local Nigerian media's ineptitude? The answer is all three, argues Nwachukwu Egbunike.
15 January 2015
Acting on a concept he invented five years ago, a Nigerian economist and philanthropist now says he's ready to invest $100 million in young African entrepreneurs.