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· January, 2015

Stories about Nigeria from January, 2015

How Muslim and Christian Women in Nigeria Banded Together to Fight Violent Extremism

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.

Why Hasn't the Baga Massacre Made as Many Headlines as the Charlie Hebdo Attack?

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.

‘Africapitalism': Africa's New Way Forward?

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.

Nigerians Blast Government's Response (or Lack Thereof) to Boko Haram's Baga Massacre

Those politicians who have responded to the massacre are busy quibbling over the death toll, which ranges from 150 to 2,000 people. Netizens are furious.

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