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Words, words and more damned words

But to save the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls we need action, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Crime Nigeria Politics Terrorism

Clampdown continues on Nigeria’s LGBT community

But the global voices of dissent are growing louder, reports Chris Matthews.

Filed in: Activism England Gay Rights Nigeria Politics

The struggle continues, 18 years after the death of Ken Saro-Wiwa

Shell has left Ogoniland but the promised clean-up never came, reports Celestine Akpobari.

Filed in: Activism Corporations Environment Human Rights Nigeria Oil Pollution

Asylum denied to teenager at risk of FGM

Why is Britain threatening to send a Nigerian girl back home to face female genital mutilation? asks Mischa Wilmers.

Filed in: England Human Rights Nigeria Women

A year without David

A year after the LGBT rights activist David Kato was murdered in Uganda, Sokari Ekine writes to him about changes in Africa since his death.

Filed in: Gay Rights Human Rights Nigeria Sexual Politics Uganda

Nigeria’s fuel subsidy: the spark that lit the fire

By cutting the fuel subsidy the Nigerian government has snatched away the main benefit to the people from the country’s oil wealth, says Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Activism Nigeria Oil

Nigeria's ‘anti-gay bill’ is another backward step

Nigeria’s new legislation is just another way of legitimizing all kinds of sexual prejudice and violence, says Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Gay Rights Nigeria Women

Ben Okri

The award-winning Nigerian poet and novelist tells Rowenna Davis why now is the time for new dreams.

Filed in: Fiction Nigeria Poetry

Squatter citizens

Profiles from the frontlines: the politics of survival in some of the world’s grittiest slums.

Filed in: Activism Cities Egypt Housing India Nigeria Philippines Poverty Sri Lanka Venezuela

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War on corruption

Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo is clamping down on corruption. So why are ordinary Nigerians less than enthusiastic? Ike Oguine explains.

Filed in: Nigeria

The Burden of Notoriety

What do Africans think of the torrent of pontifi cating about their continent’s woes, from Bob Geldof and Bono to Gordon Brown and Bill Gates? Ike Oguine has been asking around.

Filed in: Nigeria

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