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Groundbreaking new laws in Nigeria could make discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients a crime.
With a middle finger to foreign oil companies, and costing them billions, Nigerians are stealing their oil and selling it on the black market.
Nigerian militants, who gave up fighting foreign oil companies like Shell and Chevron in exchange for skills training, have returned to find there are no jobs.
Niger Delta residents say oil slicks and bad aid make their children continuously sick and have destroyed their businesses.
The security crisis prompts an ‘incorruptible’ former general to challenge President Goodluck Jonathan.
After Sunday's crash that killed 159 people, Nigerians express anger at the airline and the government for a poor air-safety record.
Nearly one in six maternal childbirth deaths globally occurs in Nigeria. Here’s how the country is fighting back.
After two years in office, President Goodluck Jonathan faces more challenges than successes.
Telecom firms say they need reliable electricity and security to give top service.
Thousands have been killed in battles between Muslims and Christians in the city of Jos, but locals say it's not all about religion.
With a shortage of college spaces, prospective students complain that wealth and connections trump entrance exam scores.
Country has land and climate to grow adequate food for its population but is hampered by corruption.
Africa's largest oil producer relies on dangerous wood-burning fires. The president has a plan to change that.
Security forces say they can crack down on Boko Haram, but analysts say poverty relief is key to reducing terror.
As the Nigerian finance minister vies for the World Bank presidency, locals weigh in on a tempest she sparked back home.
Maiduguri violence lasts 2 days. Among the dead are a former prison official and 3 suspected Boko Haram militants.
400,000 children are at risk and time is running out, aid organizations say.
Corrupt officials and gangs profit, while poor workers face prosecution.
The post has always been won by a U.S. nominee. Are times changing?
West Africa's regional bloc asks member states to send “logistics and material” to fight rebels in Mali.