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Friday 24 May 2013
Writer Chinua Achebe shunned Nigeria's corrupt politicians and twice turned down national honours, never fearing to criticise those he felt ruined his country. Yesterday, however, the lawmakers and the country's elite came to praise him.
Thursday 23 May 2013
Situated in one of the most ethnically diverse boroughs in the country, Woolwich is home to many people of African descent who fled their home countries for a more stable life in the UK.
Friday 17 May 2013
Fighter aircraft join renewed offensive against militant group in Borno state
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Nigeria has launched a military campaign to flush Islamist militants out of their bases in remote border areas, after President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency in the north-east.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Britain risks missing out on the "huge opportunities" in Africa because they are focusing too much on the Bric economies, Brazil, Russia, India and China.
Wednesday 08 May 2013
The Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram is thought to have been behind a deadly siege on the northeastern town of Bama on Tuesday that left 55 people dead.
Voices in Danger: Nigeria - One man pays the ultimate price for reporting on the frontline between the military and extremists
Friday 03 May 2013
Journalist Enenche Akogwu was killed while filming the aftermath of a suicide bombing. His best friend describes the events and the dangers of being a Nigerian journalist.
Friday 03 May 2013
Nigeria has been added to the Committee for the Protection of Journalists' annual list of most dangerous countries
Thursday 02 May 2013
Nigeria today joined the list of countries where journalists are routinely murdered and assaulted without any convictions for their attackers.
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Witnesses in a northeast Nigeria village where officials say at least 187 people were killed in an assault by the military and Islamic extremists said soldiers purposefully set fire to civilian homes, directly contradicting the government’s claims.
Friday 26 April 2013
It’s not easy for professional football players to acquire a reputation for being more stupid or badly behaved than common opinion already holds.
Thursday 25 April 2013
Bill Gates, the Microsoft founder and world’s leading philanthropist, has donated $1.8bn (£1.1bn) to fight polio.
Friday 19 April 2013
A French family, – including four young children – taken hostage on the Cameroon-Nigeria border two months ago, has been released unharmed.
Thursday 11 April 2013
Sunday 07 April 2013
Militants in Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta ambushed a group of police officers as they sat stranded in a boat in the region's winding creeks, leaving at least 12 “missing” in the most serious attack in months in a region vital to the country's finances,.
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