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· May, 2014

Stories about Nigeria from May, 2014

Is Power Too Sweet for Ailing African Leaders to Step Down?

Gershom Ndhlovu looks at the reasons why ailing African leaders wont step down: There have been rumours, innuendoes and even insinuations regarding the health, or the lack of it, of...

Meet Joshua Beckford Who Attended Oxford University at the Age of 6

Omg Ghana reports about Joshua Beckford's outstanding academic achievement: At age 8, you were probably practicing a sport or was preparing for the third grade. Well, meet an 8 year old...

Join the #FreeZone9Bloggers Tweetathon on May 14

Join Global Voices bloggers for an Africa-wide tweetathon in support of the nine bloggers and journalists arrested in late April and currently being detained in Ethiopia.

Caribbean Joins Fight to #BringBackOurGirls

If our own children were to go missing we would want the world to come to a standstill and help us find them. We…ask that…you consider why so often women’s...

#BringBackOurGirls: Statement from Concerned Nigerian Bloggers

Nigerian bloggers have added their voice to the #BringBackOurGirls campaign: We, the under signed Nigerian bloggers, view with grave concern the continued detention of the innocent school girls who were...

#BringBackOurGirls: Nigerians Demand Release of 200 Abducted Girls

People are mobilizing under the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls to pressure the government to do more to find more than 200 teen girls kidnapped by jihadist group Boko Haram.

Nigeria: A Campaign to #Bringourgirlsback

  In mid-april, over 200 school girls were abducted from a secondary school, in Chibok, Nigeria by Boko Haram, a terrorist group based in the northern region. Although some 57 of...

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