Parents of students abducted from Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna State, north-west Nigeria, pray inside the school premises.
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To stem the tide of violent extremism across the Sahel region, especially northwest Nigeria, the vulnerabilities and grudges of border communities need to be properly addressed.
Digital storytelling offers a way for water researchers to capture the nuance and emotion of people’s experiences.
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Traditional research outputs like journal articles don’t often give voice to communities’ stories.
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Some vulnerable populations may have fallen through the cracks despite efforts to improve access to HIV services during the pandemic in Nigeria.
Some countries, like Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, and Nigeria, have been more proactive than others, but it is still hard for many to get PrEP.
Antimicrobial use in poultry is threatening the health of consumers in Nigeria.
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Indiscriminate antimicrobial use in Nigeria’s poultry value chain is putting people at risk of developing resistance to medicines.
The Nigerian government should enact policies and laws against discrimination and stigmatisation for chronic illnesses like vitiligo.
Asake live in Atlanta in the US in 2022.
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The album Mr. Money With The Vibe, with its amapiano influences, is just 30 minutes long but it speaks volumes about Asake’s talents.
An activist protests against the incarceration of hundreds of inmates imprisoned without trial in Nigeria.
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A central repository system offers practical solutions to reducing the large number of awaiting-trial inmates in Nigeria.
Eight countries are projected to be behind 50% of the growth in population over the next three decades. Five are in Africa.
A woman casts her ballot at a polling station in Nigeria.
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Ahead of 2023 general elections, there are increasing concerns that the current spate of violence in Nigeria, if unchecked, could undermine electoral outcomes.
Benin Bronzes: 944 objects looted in the 19th century from the Kingdom of Benin are in the British Museum in London.
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Momentum is growing for the restitution of objects, such as the Benin Bronzes, stolen during colonialism. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Women in rural areas have limited access to the internet.
Only a small percentage of women in rural areas have access to the Internet, so participation in online activism is limited to urban centres.
A young fulani herder walking his livestock.
Violence between herdsmen and farmers in the Sahel is nothing new, but in recent years Nigeria has a noticeable upturn in violence.
Serena Williams has her eyes on Nigeria in a new venture.
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Serena Williams’s investment in a Nigerian digital company shows why the country’s technology sector is attractive.
Les moyens de subsistance sur lesquels les communautés comptent depuis des siècles sont en train d'être criminalisés à travers des restrictions sévères imposées par l'État.
Members of security forces during an anti-terrorism simulation exercise in Abuja, Nigeria.
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Terror alerts, such as the one recently issued by the US and UK embassies in Abuja, should be taken seriously by the Nigerian government as well as citizens.
A flooded highway in Nigeria.
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Despite the impact of flooding on food security, it is not recognised as a threat by policymakers.
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Sometimes the street trader, roadside mechanic or food vendor is the best person to teach students about entrepreneurship.
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Green spaces have the potential to reduce heat and improve health, especially in urban areas.
Nigeria’s 2023 budget may not address food inflation.
Nigeria’s 2023 budget could worsen the country’s cycle of deficits and debts.