Stories about Nigeria
21 November 2015
16 October 2015
Is it true that the Brazilian king of soccer ushered in a 48-hour ceasefire in Nigeria's bloody civil war? One writer did the research and has reason to doubt.
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
23 July 2015
Boko Haram has revved up its attacks against many African nations in the past several weeks. Here is a recap of the conflict in the region so far this year.
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
23 June 2015
One of the reasons attributed to the support enjoyed by Muhammadu Buhari’s re-branding and eventual ascendancy to the presidency was his social media strategy.
21 June 2015
15 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.
3 June 2015
Cameroonians greeted Buhari's election as a sign of change because as one newspaper wrote, Cameroon and Nigeria are “joined at the hip like conjoined twins” in terms of socio-political issues.
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.