Featured stories about Nigeria
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Latest stories about Nigeria
6 December 2013
Nelson Mandela, beloved statesman and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, died on December 5, 2013. Nigerians are celebrating the powerful legacy left behind by South Africa's first black president.
8 November 2013
The Benin government has announced the discovery of a source of oil in the Sèmè-Podji region. The find has pleased some, but others remain skeptical.
4 November 2013
Nigeria witnessed a partial eclipse of the sun on Sunday, 3 November, 2013, an event that naturally prompted varied reactions from Nigerian netizens.
29 September 2013
The students were asleep in their college dormitory when the armed gunmen attacked. Boko Haram has been behind many deadly attacks in the region recently.
28 September 2013
Young Nigerians on and offline ask their members of Parliament some hard questions.
27 September 2013
"An e-Book is a Book" - Sticklers for traditional modes of publishing will lament this as retrogression, but they will be wrong, says Nigerian writer Kola Tubosun.
24 August 2013
A man was beaten for allegedly been gay in Nigeria where lawmakers recently passed a bill to criminalise homosexuality and voted for a clause to legalise child marriage.
18 July 2013
Was President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan's visit to China payback to US President Barack Obama for not visiting Nigeria during the American leader's African tour? Nigerian netizens evaluate.
17 July 2013
The president of Sudan traveled to Nigeria for a summit amid calls for his arrest.
16 July 2013
Was Nobel Laureate in Literature, Professor Wole Soyinka sexist in describing Nigeria's First Lady as "a mere domestic appendage"?