#nigeria

  • Article: Nigeria Has the Largest Number of Out-of-School Children in the World
    Education

    Nigeria Has the Largest Number of Out-of-School Children in the World

    Dec. 12, 2018|Voice of America

    Boko Haram is a major factor contributing to the increase. Read more

  • Article: How Nigerian Musician Femi Kuti Is Making an Impact on the Lives of Young Africans
    Education

    How Nigerian Musician Femi Kuti Is Making an Impact on the Lives of Young Africans

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 30, 2018

    “I am passionate about my people.” Read more

  • Article: This African City May Be the First Ever With 100 Million People Living in It
    Citizenship

    This African City May Be the First Ever With 100 Million People Living in It

    March 29, 2018|Voice of America

    It would be the biggest city in a world of 14 billion people, according to a new study. Read more

  • Article: The UK Is Putting Women at the Heart of International Peace Work
    Girls & Women

    The UK Is Putting Women at the Heart of International Peace Work

    Jan. 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Evidence shows peace agreements are more likely to last when women are involved. Read more

  • Article: Deepening Food Crisis Pushes Nigeria's Northeast Closer to Famine, Warns Aid Agency
    Food & Hunger

    Deepening Food Crisis Pushes Nigeria's Northeast Closer to Famine, Warns Aid Agency

    July 26, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The crisis will only end when the conflict has been resolved. Read more

  • Article: G7 Leaders Set to Fail 500M They Promised to Lift out of Hunger
    AdvocacyFood & Hunger

    G7 Leaders Set to Fail 500M They Promised to Lift out of Hunger

    By Katie Dallas|May 24, 2017

    While 20 million remain on brink of starvation Read more

  • Article: Nigeria to UN: Help Us Negotiate With Boko Haram to #BringBackOurGirls
    Girls & Women

    Nigeria to UN: Help Us Negotiate With Boko Haram to #BringBackOurGirls

    By Colleen Curry|Sept. 22, 2016

    The 217 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram have been missing for 2.5 years. Read more

  • Article: Nigeria Confirms Third Case of Polio After Nearly Eradicating Disease
    Health

    Nigeria Confirms Third Case of Polio After Nearly Eradicating Disease

    By Colleen Curry|Sept. 6, 2016

    Health officials mount massive polio vaccination effort after third toddler is diagnosed. Read more