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Child's play: A boy jumps across boats wedged on a mixture of crude oil, water and sand, near Bojo in the Niger Delta. Oil production is a major pollutant in the area. Petterik Wiggers/Panos 

Dirty air in Nigeria takes a huge toll on lives and livelihoods. But civil society is not short of ideas for change, as...

Nigeria's security forces have long been accused of brutality, harassment, extorting citizens and locking them up if they are unable to pay.

Two-thirds of the country’s inmates haven’t even been on trial yet. Nosmot Gbadamosi speaks to an all-woman...

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Marred with delays and disillusioned voters, Chitra Nagarajan weighs up the results of Nigeria’s...

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Many Nigerians saw the 2019 elections as another step toward better governance. For now, they wait in uncertainty. ...

In Nigeria pressure on natural resources driven by climate stress, alongside government. The link must be broken with Religion and climate change

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In rural Nigeria, religious leaders think sinful behaviour is to blame for climate change, writes Adesuwa Ero....

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Guns will only take you so far in the fight against the jihadist rebels, Hazel Healy discovers.

Communities around the world are embracing public ownership

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Communities across the world taking back control of services and resources.

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The end of the battle against polio might be in sight, but violence and public mistrust are creating yet more obstacles....

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Samuel Malik reports on endemic corruption in Nigeria’s camps for the internally displaced.

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Samuel Malik considers life in the self-styled 'giant of Africa'.

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It's been two years since Boko Haram abducted more than 200 schoolgirls. They and many others are still missing, writes...

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Ayuba Ijai was held hostage for months by Boko Haram terrorists before government soldiers detained him on suspicion of being...

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The climate negotiations have done worse than nothing to prevent climate change. Nigerian activist Adesuwa Uwagie-Ero...

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Nigerian Ken Henshaw is fighting his government’s calamitous energy privatization. Jess Worth meets him.

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Banning practices such as FGM is not enough: we must dismantle their ideology, argues Neda Tehrani.

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Andrew Noakes cautions against intervention in Nigeria.

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